Club History - In fall of 2012 Foothills Volleyball started a select club offering volleyball on the plateau.  We saw a need for competitive girls volleyball and still today we continue to grow as one of the best clubs at developing players in the Puget Sound Region Volleyball League. Owner and Head coach Mark Funkhouser uses his over 25 years of volleyball coaching experience along with his degree in Sports Management to Direct this program.

Tryout Prep Training Sessions - Additional session are being offered due to high demand.  We have coordinated with the Total Sports training facility in Buckley for these sessions.

Sessions: 4th – 7th Grade, November 2nd & 4th

                 Mon. & Wed 4:00 – 5:30 PM or 6:30 – 8:00 PM


OR           7th – 10th Grade, November 3rd & 5th

                Tues. & Thurs. 4:00 – 5:30 or 6:30 – 8:00 PM


Where:     Total Sports in Buckley

 Fee:         $80 due upon registration

Contact Total Sports at or call 360-829-1555

General Season Information - The Puget Sound Region Volleyball Association (PSRVB), that we participate in through our USAVB Membership, is taking an optimistic approach to planning for the 2020/21 season January - April.  They are moving ahead with plans in anticipation that the Pandemic will improve the chances of facility usage for Club Sports.  Currently most all counties and school districts have club sports listed as not allowed in their facilities.  If this continues, even if our counties move to Phase 3 allowing a 50 person activity, there are concerns about school facility usage.  This puts most all Clubs in jeopardy of operating normally this season.

Foothills Select Facility Advantage - Since Foothills has an indoor volleyball court training facility secured in Buckley for practices, our Club WILL be operating for the 2020/21 season.  We will be forming to be prepared if the PRSVB Power League is allowed and for other opportunities.  Foothills teams will practice in compliance with Pierce County pandemic restrictions and will be traveling to tournaments in areas where youth sports is allowed if necessary.


Incumbent Offerings - If you were a 2019/2020 Foothills players and would like to be considered a return Incumbent Player for the new season, you must let the Program Director know.  We will consider all factors form last season by discussing players skills, knowledge, sportsmanship, and attitude before making team offers.  We hope to bring back all players if possible.  Offers by rule are Nov. 2nd - 12th. 

New Foothills Players - All player wishing to join the program should contact us at  Any player wanting to attend tryouts will need to follow the instructions on our Tryouts section on this website.

U12 Age Group and younger - We encourage 5th & 6th graders to tryout for this age group.  Also, confident 4th graders are welcome at this age group and should tryout.

Tryouts - November 14th at Total Sports in Buckley (see Tryouts tab)


Teams offered U16, U15, U14, U13, and our U12 & Younger Team

On a mission to provide competitive volleyball on the plateau and help spread awareness and find a cure for

DIPG - Childhood Brain Cancer


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