Our Time at the 2022 AVCA Convention

December 19, 2022

We Had a Blast at This Year’s AVCA Convention! We want to thank everyone at the American Volleyball Coaches Association for being such generous hosts, and for once again putting on an amazing event. The energy around the convention center was electric, and we saw some of the greatest volleyball performances ever out on the…


CEVA and gearUP Announce Nine-Year Partnership Deal

October 26, 2022

CEVA Athletes and Staff Will Now Have Access to Custom Nike Apparel. We are proud to announce a nine-year partnership agreement with Columbia Empire Volleyball Association; making available our preferred uniform and apparel solution to all CEVA clubs and athletes, and building a relationship that allows CEVA’s future All-Star teams to be outfitted in Nike…


What Makes a Volleyball Uniform Legal for Competition in 2022-2023?

August 25, 2022

Why Does gearUP Value Volleyball Uniform Guidelines? We take pride in making sure teams are always geared up properly for gametime. This goes beyond providing the best custom volleyball uniforms and apparel for your athletes – we make sure your uniforms are legal for competition, so you never have to worry about potential disqualification.  Volleyball…


60 Must Reads for Youth Sports Coaches

August 17, 2022

Youth Sports Coaching Must Reads As a youth sports coach, you have endless responsibilities to your athletes and team. From demonstrating technique and teaching gameday strategy, to reinforcing the ideas of discipline and sportsmanship, your job can quickly become overwhelming.  To help alleviate stress, and to hopefully make your job more manageable, we’ve provided a…


5 Fun Volleyball Drills to Develop Teamwork! 

July 15, 2022

Why is Building Teamwork in Volleyball so Important? The ability to trust and work well with others is essential in any team sport, especially so in the game of volleyball.  Six players make up a standard volleyball team, each with their own unique skillset and physical capabilities, and each fulfilling a key role on the…


6 Great Volleyball Coaching Tips

November 30, 2021

New to Coaching Youth Volleyball? We Were There Once Too. Trust us, coaching youth sports can seem quite daunting a task at times, especially when just starting out. Having played the game yourself is one thing, but unfortunately that experience only takes you so far. Sure, when it comes to breaking down serving mechanics and…