St. James Lutheran School is proud to offer a competitive volleyball program within a Christian environment for girls from 4th grade through 8th grade. St. James competes against other private, parochial, and public schools in the Greater Lafayette area. The 7/8 team travels to Indianapolis to play in a single day tournament.
4th/5th/6th Grade Team
We Provide excellent training in basic skills starting in the 4th, 5th and 6th grades. Our major goal at this level is to teach the basic fundamentals to attain skills with the proper technique. As recommended to help players learn the proper techniques at this age level we use a combination of the Volley-Lite volleyball while lowering the net to the age appropriate height.
7th/8th Grade Team
The 7/8 grade volleyball season features on average a 15 game schedule between August and October including three weekend tournaments. This schedule is comparable to other local junior high schools which prepares the student athletes to play at the high school level.