PowerZone Fall 2018 College Volleyball Showcase *CANCELED*

PowerZone Volleyball Center in Denville, NJ, will host a recruiting showcase for unsigned high school athletes seeking to play womans volleyball at the college level. The PowerZone Fall 2018 College Volleyball Showcase will be held on Friday Night November 30th,, 6:00pm-9:00pm.  Saturday 10am-1pm Dec 22. The Showcase is presented by PowerZone and the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU).  Our Showcase provides each athlete equal exposure to demonstrate your skills to college coaches in an effective and affordable event. 

PowerZone Fall 2018 College Volleyball Showcase

  • Focus on recruiting and evaluation to best showcase your skills.
  • Equal exposure for each player - unlike a tournament.
  • Play the position you want to be evaluated for college.
  • Within 3 hour driving distance 169 colleges offering NCAA volleyball.
  • College coaches can effectively evaluate players in a short time.
  • Very cost effective in comparison to playing tournaments for exposure.
  • Potential in person contact with college coach per applicable NCAA/NAIA/JC rules
  • Recruiting education seminar included.

The PowerZone Fall 2018 College Showcase creates an opportunity for volleyball players to demonstrate their skills and college coaches to evaluate recruits. PowerZone Volleyball has designed an event with plenty of room and time for college coaches to quickly evaluate athletes effectively and efficiently.

Showcase features including, recruiting database, manageable group size, event program and court schedule will make it easy for coaches to identify and evaluate recruits. The format of the showcase will be individual skills, small group drills, position work, and game play. Unlike tournaments, a showcase provides players equal exposure for evaluation and will be done efficiently in a few hours.

Who Should Attend? Recruits seeking to play women's volleyball in college across the country as well as recruits interested in colleges in this area would benefit from attending this showcase. 

Area Colleges: The Showcase is located within a 45 minutes drive of 19 colleges in New Jersey that have NCAA volleyball and a total of 169 colleges within a 3 hour driving distance or less. A perfect weekend to visit area colleges to see what they have to offer. Though we typically don’t know in advance which colleges will be represented, invitations have been sent to all college coaches in the northeast and we will provide a list of colleges attending as they RSVP. (scroll to the bottom for currently registered colleges)  If a recruit attending the Showcase wants to be seen by a particular college coach, the best thing they can do to make that happen is to contact that coach, let them know they will be at the Showcase, and ask them to come watch.  

Recruiting Seminar: A recruiting education seminar will be included in the showcase to help athletes and parents navigate through the recruiting process and learn what you need to know about recruiting and help you will succeed at earning a scholarship.

NCAA Calendar: Note this years contact period has changed for NCAA Division I Women's volleyball.  11/30 is the last day of the first contact period. 

  • Contact Period I: 9/1/18-11/30/18 (minus 11/12-15)
  • Contact Period II: 2/1/19 - 7/31/19

AAU: The Showcase is licensed by the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and provides insurance for athletes and the event. A current 2019 youth membership is required for athletes to participate ($14). Athletes may already have AAU membership from playing club. Register here: https://play.aausports.org/ you will need your aau membership number for registration.

College List: Though we typically don’t know in advance which colleges will be represented, invitations have been sent to all college coaches in the northeast and we will provide a list of colleges attending as they RSVP.  In past years 35+ college coaches have attended.

Coach Registration: Contact us for entry link. If your college does not reimburse your registration please contact us for a free pass.  Coach Registration

Registration:  Showcase is just $50 and $40 for returning attendees from previous years.  Showcase will have limited space, so we advise players to register as soon as possible to be guaranteed a spot. If you are a Freshman currently playing Varsity in a Hitting or Setting role and all sophomores are welcome to register for the Showcase on or after November 1st. Prior to that time, registration is only open to HS Jr, HS Sr. and Junior College players. Refunds will only be given to players that commit to a college/university prior to November 20th, 2018.  

Club Discount:  Clubs are invited to link to our sign-up page from a post on your website.  Participating clubs will receive a 20% discount.  Requirements: 1) post, banner on an access page on club website. 2) email blast to last years & this years players.  gmon@powerzonevb.com for more details. (Ask your club director if the club is interested) 


Colleges who have attended in the past years.

  • Adelphi university
  • Bard College
  • Baruch College
  • Bloomfield College
  • Brooklyn College
  • Caldwell University
  • Cedar Crest College
  • Colgate
  • College of Mount Saint Vincent
  • College of Saint Rose
  • Dominican (NY)
  • Elmira College
  • Felician
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham
  • Gwynedd Mercy University
  • Hartwick College
  • Holy Family University
  • Keystone College
  • Le Moyne College
  • Lycoming College
  • Manhattanville College
  • Medgar Evers College
  • Mercy College
  • Mitchell College
  • Monroe College
  • Montclair State University
  • Moravian College
  • Mount Saint Mary College (Newburgh, NY)
  • Pace University
  • Ramapo College of NJ
  • RUTGERS university Camden
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • Seton Hill University
  • St Francis college
  • St. Joseph's College (LI)
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • SUNY Maritime College
  • SUNY New Paltz
  • SUNY Old Westbury College
  • SUNY Oneonta
  • SUNY Oswego
  • SUNY Plattsburgh
  • The United States Coast Guard Academy
  • Trinity College (Hartford, CT)
  • Union College (NY)
  • University of Scranton
  • William Paterson University
  • Wilmington University

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