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Elements Gr 2-5

Registration Deadline 8/28/19
(After this date please email to check for availability)
Elements Youth League  
2019 Fall Program for 2nd-5th Grade
Program Overview:
Our Elements League introduces our young athletes to the sport of power volleyball in an encouraging and fun format.  The season will be structured to introduce and reinforce individual and team skills to prepare our players for competition. Teams will be arranged according to grade level and schools.  The practice time will be lead by Head Coach Pam Gothe who will teach and demonstrate skills and drills. Team court time will be supported by parent court leaders and supervised by Coach Gothe.
 Elements Director/Head Coach Pam Gothe
Pam has been a board member and program director for ERYV for over 20 years. Her passion and love for the game of volleyball comes from many years of experience as a volleyball player and coach.  She has deep roots in the Elk River youth sports community and has been instrumental in developing programs for Elk River volleyball players of all ages.
After retiring as the Elk River High School Varsity Coach after 15 exciting years Pam has shifted her focus to training our youngest players in many of the ERYV programs. She strives to present volleyball in an exciting and challenging format modified to meet the learning needs of young players.
League Format:
  • 7 weeks   (September 5th - October 29th)
  • Location:  VMS or Salk Middle School depending on gym availability 
  • NEW THIS YEAR - Practices are offered on one night for each age group.  You may choose from two practice time options when registering.  Please note that we will do our best to honor requests but we can not guarantee them.
2nd & 3rd Grade on Tuesdays Evenings  
Two 75 minute practice time options:  
  • 5:30pm - 6:45pm
  • 7:00pm - 8:15pm 
4th & 5th Grade on Thursdays Evenings: 
Two 75 minute practice time options:  
  • 5:30pm - 6:45pm
  • 7:00pm - 8:15pm 
  • Teams will be made by the school the player attends if possible but not guaranteed.
  • Competitions dates and Jamboree with RAYVA (Rogers Youth Volleyball) TBD. 
  • The calendar schedule is subject to change and Tuesday teams may have to play on Thursday and vice versa some weeks, but we will do our best to keep it as consistent as possible.
Program Details:
  • Cost $90 (Early Bird registration only $80 before 8/1/19)
  • Program T-shirt and end of season gift for each player
  • Elk River High School Volleyball Youth Night - free admission on Thursday 9/19/19 @ the varsity volleyball match 7pm
  • ERHS Homecoming Parade on Friday 9/27/19 walk with other ERYV Fall programs to advertise and show support for our youth association...
Equipment Requirements:
All players should wear comfortable athletic clothing that allow movement such as spandex shorts, T-shirt, and athletic shoes that tie. Knee pads are strongly encouraged and a limited number will be available for sale on the first day of practice for $14. Please do NOT wear shorts with zippers, spaghetti strap shirts, sandals, flip-flops, or slip-on shoes.  Please wear hair pulled back and bring a water bottle with your name clearly labeled.  
For additional information or questions about the Elements League, please contact our
Director Pam Gothe at


Our Mission

ERYV provides youth of Elk River an opportunity to participate in a variety of developmental and competitive volleyball programs. We uphold the tradition of Elk Pride as we train the young athletes in the community of Elk River Minnesota for success in the sport of volleyball.

Get in Touch

PO Box 924
Elk River, MN 55330