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The HCYA volleyball program strives to develop Christian character and leadership in team members both on and off the court.  The teams are coached by knowledgeable and competent coaches who are dedicated to teaching the skills needed for competitive volleyball, but who also demonstrate and encourage Christian values and sportsmanship.  The HCYA Lady Eagle Volleyball program is directed by Mrs. Mary Schulze  ( )



The HCYA Organization

HCYA (Homeschool Christian Youth Association) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation established in 1989 to promote opportunities in sports, academics, and social activities for homeschool students.



  • Competitive Volleyball
  • No set amount of time is promised or guaranteed for games
  • Grades 5 – 12
  • No experience necessary
  • All girls will be assigned a team after “tryouts” based on their skill level and age
  • Uniforms provided
  • Games begin in early August and the season runs through mid-October. 

    A season schedule will be given out in early August.

  • Compete against public, private & Christian schools, and other homeschool teams
  • At least one tournament per team
  • Cost/Season Fees:
$   50.00 Non-refundable HCYA tryout fee
$ 550.00 High School Team
$ 450.00 Jr. High Team
$   20.00 HCYA fee     '17 - '18 school year
$   20.00 HCYA fee     '18 - '19 school year
  • ** Every player must join the HCYA organization.  This is not an option.  If you have joined through another HCYA organization, such as Sports Day, please complete the form and at the bottom note “joined at Sports Day”.  The $20.00 HCYA fee is per player.  There is no family rate for HCYA membership.
    Please write two separate checks 
         1) to HCYA for the membership fee, and 
         2) a check to HCYA for the Volleyball season fee.
  • Volleyball Season Fee helps pay for cost of gym rental, coach’s compensation, equipment, t-shirts, uniforms, referee fees, and tournament fees.
  • All fees must be paid in full by August 10th. Uniforms will only be distributed after ALL fees have been paid in full.  Please start planning now to have all fees paid by by or before August 10.
  • Possible participation in National Homeschool Volleyball Tournament for a selected varsity level team (this requires each player to pay an additional expense of $500 to $800 based on previous years) in
         Omaha, Nebraska, October 31 – November 4, 2018
    To be allowed to participate in this tournament and trip, each player will be required to be willing to comply with the HCYA requirements and expectations. Details of these requirements and expectations will be provided later. 
    Website www.NHSVBT.org          

Download Volleyball Registration Package


Thank you and may your time with the HCYA Lady Eagles Volleyball Program be an encouragement to your family.

Mary Schulze


Lady Eagles and Friends:

I have a practice schedule drafted for the 2018 volleyball season.  I know it is sometimes helpful to have this information as you are making school, vacation and family plans.  Please make every effort to be at every practice at the beginning of the season.  Players are evaluated and team selections are made during tryouts, July 24-27; games begin in early August.

The August 10 through October 26 games will mostly be played on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  There will be an occasional game on a Monday or Friday.  Tournaments are either all day Saturday or Friday/Saturday.

Once the season starts, September and October practices will be on two days. Monday's and Wednesday's practices will be from 4:15-6:15.

  • High school teams will practice on both days.
  • Junior high teams will practice on one of those days. The coach will determine which day for their team. That date will be announced when we are closer to the season.


**Practices will be at the Skyline facility:

Skyline Houston Athletic Complex
10510 Westview Dr.
Houston, TX 77043

Please arrive earlier than the stated practice time, at least 15-20 minutes prior to the time listed. You need to be ready to be on the court at the start of practice.

Please leave all jewelry at home. No gum.

Download Volleyball Registration Package

Please print the paperwork and forms in the Volleyball Registration Package single-sided and bring it to a May night or mail it to me.

Please single-side print (versus double sided) the pages that need to be filled in and signed. Please keep the information pages, only give me the pages that have been completed and signed.  

Thank you!!


Mary Schulze

2722 Raintree Drive
Sugar Land, TX  77478
Cell:   713.202.5194







If you need questions answered, please respond to this email address:  


Looking forward to hearing from you,

Mary Schulze




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Updated 07.08.2018 HT