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Welcome to Team Detroit Volleyball Club!

Snow Day

All activities are cancelled for Wednesday, December 13 due to the snow storm.  No Setter Training and no practices! 


Team Detroit Volleyball Club is excited to announce we are UPGRADING our facility!  We have listened to your surveys about improving our training environment and are excited to announce we have committed to a long-term, strategic partnership with the Jewish Community Center (JCC) in West Bloomfield, MI. It is located at the intersection of Maple Rd and Drake Rd across from Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital and just a few miles from our current location in Novi.


This quality facility boasts the following amenities:

  • 13 indoor volleyball courts
  • Clean, well lit, open space
  • State-of-the-art fitness center
  • Indoor track
  • Outdoor sand court
  • Classroom / meeting space
  • Swimming pool (indoor & outdoor)
  • Fully staffed snack bar and grill


We are looking forward to offering this improved training environment for all of our members as we continue our tradition of providing the best training in our Metro Detroit community.  


During our move in September, we will be closed to training and tryouts.  We will be rescheduling our September 24 tryouts to October 8 and will host an Open House at JCC so everyone may tour and become familiar with our new home.  Stay tuned for specific times and more information in the coming weeks.  


Click the link below to visit the JCC website. You can view their campus and robust offerings of activities and services which will soon include high level volleyball training! Looking forward to our 2018 season!  

16-Red finishes #5 in 16-Open at USAV Nationals!

Congratulations to 16-Red for finishing #5 in 16-Open Division at USAV Nationals!  This is the highest finish of any team in Team Detroit history in a very competitive field!  The team battled hard all weekend and overcame numerous obstacles to make it to the Gold Bracket on the final Day.  The highlight of the weekend was a huge victory over Legacy 16-Elite (25-10, 19-25, 18-16) on Day 3 to earn a spot in Gold.  Congratulations on a great season!


Coaches: Dave Nichols, Ed Ruhl, Joe Podvin

16-Red in win vs Legacy 16-Elite

16-Red in win vs Legacy 16-Elite

16-Red at USAV Nationals

Malia Gabel re-joins Team D Coaching Staff

Team Detroit Volleyball is pleased to announce Malia Gabel will be joining our full time staff as Director of Youth Development and a National team coach in the U14 age group. 

Malia is a former Division I athlete, playing volleyball at Northern Illinois University (NIU) where she was 3-time Mid-American Conference (MAC) Champion, earned a bid to the 2016 NCAA Tournament and was a 3-time All-Academic MAC selection.  She prepped at Father Gabriel Richard in Ann Arbor where she earned All-State & All Catholic League honors in 2012.

Malia is a 2017 graduate from NIU where she earned a B.S. in Kinesiology.  She has coached for Club Fusion in Marengo, IL and Spike & Serve in Honolulu, HI as well as coaching part time for Team Detroit for the past 4 years. She recently completed a coaching & sports management internship with former Olympian Kevin Wong.  

Malia will launch our newly created Detroit Volleyball League (DVL) and oversee the training of girls & boys ages 5-14 who are interested in learning the sport of volleyball and developing strong skills in a fun, positive yet competitive environment.  

We will be offering free introductory sessions for the DVL. Please subscribe to our newsletter (using the link at the top of the webpage) to find out the dates and times. 

East Coast Championships

Team Detroit had an excellent Memorial Day Weekend sending 4 teams to Pittsburgh to compete in the East Coast Championships.  All 4 teams finished in the top 5 of their divisions!

14-Red won Gold in 14-Open with a 9-0 record!

14-White won Gold in 14-Club with a 9-0 record!

Additionally, 17-Red finished #5 in 17-Open and 16-Stars finished #5 in 16-Open.  Overall, the club was a combined 30-4 over the weekend. Congratulations to all our teams for a great tournament!

14-Red wins Gold in 14-Open at East Coast Championchips

14-White wins Gold in 14-Club at ECC!

Unlimited Training Package is here!!

At Team Detroit / VolleyMasters, we know the importance of year-round training to athletes' overall development. We also know that scheduling options and value are important to parents. We are excited to announce the new Unlimited Training Package (UTP) that includes all of the following VolleyMasters training options: Camps, Clinics, Skills Sessions, Group Lessons, Jump 2 Attack, and Sand Training. The only training that is NOT included in the new UTP are Private Lessons and Semi-Private Lessons.

The entire training schedule is listed online from now until May 2017 so you can schedule and plan your Summer and beyond!

Cost for the UTP is $995 for an entire year


*Unlimited training does not include semi-private or private lessons. You must sign up for sessions on EZ Facility at least 24 hours prior to training. Failure to sign up and showing up for training may result in your athlete being turned away. This package is non-refundable. Special sale price expires at 11:59pm on April 10, 2016. Call 313-432-2335 and grab yours today!

Congrats to our recent College Commits!

Congratulations to our recent college commits:


​Class of 2017

Abby Evans,  Albion​

Mallorie Berriman,  Elmhurst

McKenna Gassman, Wooster

Hannah Fritz, Henry Ford Community College

Salina Garza, St Fisher College


Class of 2018

Gabby Shilling, University of Rhode Island

Ilyria  Kalaj, Western Michigan University


Class of 2019

Hannah Grant, Michigan State University
Class of 2020

Celia Cullen, Michigan State University

Jessie Mruzick, University of Michigan


Great job ladies and we look forward to seeing all your successes on the court in college! #TeamD4Life


We have taken information from other area clubs on their 2016 season costs, play dates (PD) and travel dates (TRD) and compiled it into a handy chart for you here!  We continue to be the best training and value in Metro Detroit!  

Cost Comparison Team D vs MEVBA vs Legacy

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