EVO Academy is the home of player development on the North Shore.

Whether you are a beginner, recreational player or a high level college-bound athlete, EVO Academy has a training path for you.  The Academy is the most flexible of all EVO training programs - offering one and two-day training options. 

Our Academy instructors include Master coaches, Juniors National  Team coaches, and College Coaches. Academy sessions include assistant junior coaching instruction from former & current EVO  players.  

Multi-sport athletes, new comers and recreational players will love EVO Academy. 

VolleyStart (Beginners)


VolleyStart is exactly what it sounds like. This Skills & Drills Program teaches you the fundamentals of clean volleyball technique and mechanics through drills and in-house competition. 

  • Sessions run year round - Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer and end with a playdate at final practice/session.
Session Start Date End Date
FALL  Sat. Nov. 12, 2022 Sat. Dec. 17, 2022 **LIMITED SPOTS**
WINTER  Mon. Jan 2, 2023 Sat. Feb 4, 2023  NOW ENROLLING
WINTER BREAK Feb 5-Mar 9, 2023

Pop Up Clinics ONLY

SPRING I Mon. Mar 6, 2023 Sat. Apr 15, 2023* NOW ENROLLING
    *No practice Apr 7/8 in observance of Easter
SPRING II Mon. Apr 24, 2023 Sat. May 27, 2023 NOW ENROLLING
SUMMER Mon. Jun 3, 2023 Sat. Jun 22, 2023* NOW ENROLLING
    *Parent-Player Scrimmage Friday, June 30


  • Player practice 2 x week (Monday 5-7pm; Saturday 1-3pm) 
  • Learn how to pass, serve, serve receive, spike & set using USAV Olympic team techniques
  • Playdate/Mini Tourney - final Saturday of each session. 
  • Cost: $450/Session
    • $1,999 full-season tuition (Nov-June)


Intermediate/Recreational Program  for those who have already participated in VolleyStart or have placed into VolleyNext through a tryout. VolleyNext continues player learning and development while adding in competition. This program teaches volleyball technique through drills and game like play preparing players to compete in a Pre-Season tournament on February 18, 2023. 

  • November 28th-February 18th
  • Wednesdays 5-7pm & Saturdays 3-5pm at EVO HQ - Bando Performance
  • Includes Pre-Season Tournament on Feb 18th
  • Includes EVO T-shirt
  • Cost: $500

***SOLD OUT*** Click here to join the VolleyNext Waitlist

VolleyCrush League

This Recreational League program provides high-level individual and team focused training for players ages 13-16. This League is the perfect fit for multi-sport athletes and families juggling a busy schedule. Tryouts are not required, but players may attend any "Preview Playdates" to help with placement.


This new league runs from November through April.

  • First 6 Weeks - Focus on positional skill development and theory.
    • First hour - skill & volleyball IQ development
    • Second hour - game like drills/scrimmages
  • Competition Season (Feb-Apr) -  Practice & 4 local tournaments. 
    • Next level skill development 
    • Tournament play by age group and ability
  • Monday, Nov. 28, 2022 - Mon., Mar. 27, 2023
  • Practice Schedule 
    • 13/14 y.o - (Mondays 5-7pm; Saturdays 9-11am) WAITLIST AS OF 11/4/22
    • 15/16 y.o - (Mondays 7-9pm; Saturdays 11am-1pm) WAITLIST AS OF 10/24/22
    • First practice  is Mon. Nov 28, 2022. 
  • All practices are at Bando Performance (EVO HQ) in Woburn
  • Cost: $950
    Cost includes practices, tournament fees, a practice Tshirt, jersey and a sweatshirt.

***SOLD OUT*** Click here to join the VolleyCrush Waitlist

Tournament dates:

  • Jan 28 or 29, 2023 - AAU Champions League 1 (Game on Fitchburg)
  • Feb 18  - MGA Next Level Tournament 
  • March 11 or 12, 2023 - AAU Champions League 2 (Game on Fitchburg)
  • March 25 or 26, 2023 - AAU Champions League 3 (Game on Fitchburg)

*Some weeks will have one practice day due to Holidays & gym availability. Current dates for no practice: 12/26, 12/30, 1/14, 2/11, 2/25, 3/4.

Contact Us for more information on VolleyCrush.