Important Information

Little Spikers start up August 12! Click here for more information.
________________________________________ Volleyball Position Camp
Focus on position specific skills!
For all players 7th grade and older. Led by UAFS Lions volleyball head coach Jane Sargent and new assistants Jonny and Stephanie Neeley. August 9th.
Check out the "Summer" Tab for more information.
Summer boot camp is here!
Get a head start for the upcoming season!
Cost is only $5/session
11's (5th grade) - Thursdays 5:30 - 7:00
12's (6th grade) - Tues And Thurs 6-8pm
Attention all FSJ coaches
Jane Sargent and new asst. coaches Stephanie and Johnny Neeley are going to conduct a coaching clinic on Friday August 15 from 5:30 to 8:30pm for all FSJ coaches. If you plan on coaching FSJ this coming year you need to be there.

Battle at the Fort 2015 dates are set for Jan 31-Feb 1 for 15-18's and Feb 7-8 for 10-14's.

Last year over 190 teams compted in the tournament held at the Fort Smith Convention Center and our own practice facility.

Fort Smith Juniors At-Large positions are filled by Brian Holland and Antonela Suzuki.

Little Spikers Summer Camp coming soon!
Monday July 28 - Wednesday July 30.
9:00am - Noon
$60 (t-shirt included!)
Coach Antonela Suzuki
Sign up now!

Congratulations to the FSJ 18's going to Nationals for the 3rd straight year.

This year's 18's team had 8 players offered scholarships and 6 of them chose to continue their volleyball careers at the collegiate level! We are proud of you!!

Beth Brankle - John Brown University
Maddie Gilliam - Univ of Arkansas Fort Smith.
Drew Jones - Arkansas State University
Mariah King - Arkansas Tech University
Nicole Knight - Arkansas State University
Leilani Ocasio - Lyon College
Merit Jennings - Hendrix College
Jamie Tipton - Lyon College

Welcome Delta Region teams!

Delta Regional Tournament this weekend at the FSJ building across from Ben Geren Park...

5709 S. 73rd Place
Fort Smith, AR

Please bring your own chairs as seating is very limited!

Lone Start Classic Week #2
12-1s finish 17th out of 88
16-1s finish 44th out of 160
17-1s finish 12th out of 119


FSJ teams played in Kansas City Show Me and Lone Star Classic tournaments this weekend in the American Division. 15-1's played in the finals of the Gold bracket but came up 1 spot short for getting a National bid at Lone Star.

Lone Star Classic Week #1
13-1s finsih 19th out of 161 teams
14-1s finish 21st out of 196 teams
14-2s finish 3rd out of 56 teams (Select Div)
15-1s finish 2nd out of 192 teams

Kansas City Show Me
16-1s finish 17th in out of 100 teams
16-2s finish 61st out of 100 teams
17s finish 9th out of 76 teams
18s finish 5th out of 47 teams


14-1's finish 3rd Gold in the 16's division at the Ozark Invitational!
11's win Gold in the 12's division.
12-2's get 2nd in Silver

13-1's finish 9th Gold at the Mid-East National Qualifier! Good job!

Weekend Highlights at North Texas Invitational:
15-1s win Gold (1st of 44 teams)
13-1s win Silver in Open division

Congrats to coach Sargent and the 15-1's, and coach Waack and the 17-1's. They have played in the Gold finals of every tournment they have been in so far.

Coach Vu Tran and the 15-2's have played in the Silver finals of each tournament they have been in so far.

Weekend Highlights...
14-1s finish 2nd in 15s Gold at Natalie Jones 14-2s win Silver at Silver Heart in KC
14-3s win Bronze at Natalie Jones
15-2s finish 2nd in Silver at Silver Heart in KC
15-3s finish 2nd in Silver at Natalie Jones


Weekend highlights from Hot Springs: 18s, 15-1s (16's div) and 14-1s all take 1st in Gold divisions. 13-1s and 13-2s (Springfield) each finish 2nd in Gold. 16-2s place 2nd in Silver.

Highlights from Volleyfest in Tulsa: 15-2s win the Silver bracket - their 3rd consecutive Silver Championship title. 15-1s finish 2nd in the 16s Gold division and 15-3s finish 2nd in the Bronze.

Has concluded. Finish Order has been posted!

Congrats to Coach Karen Waack and the 13-1's and Coach Lee Dewey and the 11-1's for keeping the Gold in Fort Smith!

2014 BATF Finish Order

Gold Medals Week 2:
Arkansas Jr's
12's Fort Smith Jr's (11's)
Fort Smith Jr's
OK Elite


Fort Smith Teams come home with 3 2nd place and a 3rd place Gold Finish in Week 1.

Congrats to Vu Tran and the 15-2's winning Silver!!

Gold Medals Week 1:
15's OK Peak
16's Fatchmo
17's Ozark (15's)
18's OK Peak


Get Certified!!
-Score Keeper
-Line Judge

Everyone must get certified or re-certified this year. Once again, this certification will be good for 2 years. Click Here to register for the online classes.


All teams have been posted! Please confirm your team placement by registering online.

Lets have a great year FSJ!!!


Information/Registration meetings are scheduled in the new building at 5720 S. 73rd.
15s-18s will be Wed Nov 6th at 6:30pm.


Tryout times have been posted on the News page.
Practice times have been posted on the News page.


The next session of Little Spikers starts November 7th! For new players it starts early on November 5th! This program focuses on the "fun-damentals" of volleyball for boys and girls ages 6-10. Every Thursday evening from 4pm to 5:30pm.

For more information Click here or email


FSJ strives to schedule practices around major school events so that more girls can participate in club volleyball. If conflicts exist with multiple players from a team and the predetermined schedule, teams may choose alternative practice times during weekends at the facility, or at other gym locations.


The next session of Little Spikers starts September 5th! This program focuses on the "fun-damentals" of volleyball for boys and girls ages 6-10. Every Thursday evening from 5pm to 6:30pm.

For more information Click here or email


The 2013-2014 season is coming up fast and the completion of our new building is getting closer every day!! We are looking forward to being in our new home where we can build volleyball skills, teamwork lessons and friendships that last a lifetime in a nice new environment... Come be a part of an exciting and competitive club! Stay tuned for more updates. _______________________________________

Little Spikers are back!

This program focuses on the "fun-damentals" of volleyball for boys and girls ages 6-10.

Register now, or for more information click here or email

Starts August 1st


Summer Boot Camp!
This is for all who have an interest in volleyball and those who would just like to try it out! Be ready to have fun!!!

Begins week of July 8th for ages:
10 and under (born after 9/01/03)
11's (bday between 9/01/02 and 8/31/03)
12's (bday between 9/01/01 and 8/31/02)
13's (bday between 9/01/00 and 8/31/01)

*Tentative schedule will be 7:00-8:30pm:
Monday/Wednesdays for 10's and 12's
Tuesday/Thursdays for 11's and 13's

Cost is just $5 per session, so bring them out even if they aren't sure volleyball is their sport. This will help them decide if they want to play volleyball in school, or on a Junior Olympic team.

Click here for more information or email


The FSJ Board Nominations for the 2014 season are as follows:

Director: Greg Hale
VP Player Development: Travis Stephens
VP Tournament Coord: Lee Dewey
VP Club Development: Matt Waack
VP Fundraising: Ginnetta Tipton
Secretary: Hillaree Tiffee
Treasurer: Scott Shortes
Registrar: Jenn Douglas
Member-At-Large#1: Charles Jennings
Member-At-Large#2: Brian Holland


Fort Smith Juniors 10-1's win their 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th straight tournament last weekend.. Each of the 5 wins were in the 11's division!!

Great Job coach Dewey and the 10-1's!!
4 FSJ teams win Delta Bid Qualifier

17-1's with coach Matt Waack
15-1's with coach Jane Sargent
14-1's with coach Travis Stephens
12-1's with coach Antonela Suzuki

Almost all FSJ teams attended Volley in the Rock in Little Rock last weekend. FSJ brought home 7 medals! Great job!!
10-1's 1st Gold (11's)
12-1's 1st Gold
12-3's 1st Bronze
13-1's 1st Gold
13-3's 1st Bronze
15-1's 1st Gold (16's)
15-2's 1st Silver

FJS 14-1's played in Kansas City at the HOA Gold Heart Tournament and won 1st place Gold! Congratulations!

For full list of results check out the link under 2013 Teams | Results.
North Texas Invitational posted 2 1st place Gold medals in Club division and 2 2nd place Silver medals in Open division for FSJ!
13-1 1st Gold
17-1 1st Gold
15-1 2nd Silver (open div)
16-1 2nd Silver (open div)

Natalie Jones tournament in Springdale pulls in quite a few medals for Fort Smith:
10-1's 1st GOLD (10/11's division)
11-1's 1st SILVER (12's division)
12-1's 3rd GOLD (13's division)
12-2's 3rd GOLD
13-2's 2nd SILVER
14-1's 1st GOLD (15's divsion)
14-2's 2nd SILVER
15-2's 3rd GOLD


17-1's take Bronze in Omaha. Ended up placing 22nd out of 56. 14-1's win Gold in Springfield.


FSJ pulls in the medals at VolleyFest in Tulsa:
10-1's 1st GOLD (11's Div)
15-1's 1st GOLD (16's Div)
17-2's 1st SILVER
18-1's 1st SILVER
Way to Go FSJ!
Coach Josh Stark and 16-1's take 1st place GOLD at the Nfinity Invitational tournament in Dallas.

Coach Chris Foster and the 11-1's win first place gold at BATF. This makes 2 in a row for coach Foster. Can he repeat or surpass last years record of 7 straight Gold wins?? Stay tuned...


The Second Battle wave has concluded.
Check out the Battle at the Fort Tab for tournament information.
Congratulations on winning Gold:
11's FSJ 11-1's
12's OK Peak 12-1's
13's OK Edge 13-1's
14's Club One 14-1's
15's FSJ 15-1's
16's Team Tulsa 16-1's
17's FSJ 17-1's
18's Ozark 18-1's


BATF First Wave

Another good showing!! 2 more first place wins with Coach Jane Sargent and the 15-1's and coach Matt Waack and the 17-1's keeping the gold in Fort Smith. Good job to all of FSJ!

LITTLE SPIKERS are coming!
Let your child ages 6-10 get a head start on the game of volleyball and have fun playing, learning motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Sign up today! First session is Feb 4th. Click here for more information.

Jan 19th-20th
14-2's take 2nd in Silver at Springfield.
14-4's finish 3rd overall in Little Rock.
15-1's finish 3rd place gold.
15-2's finish 3rd in their flight.


FSJ teams had an excellent showing Jan 12-13th at Oklahoma City Redlands tournament and the 2k Promotions tournament in Springdale.

OKC Redlands
12-1's 3rd Gold
13-1's 1st Gold ; 13-2's 2nd Silver
14-1's 1st Gold
15-1's 3rd Gold; 15-2's 6th Gold
16-1's 2nd Gold
17-1's 2nd Gold; 17-2's 2nd Bronze

2k Promotions
10-1's 2nd Gold; 10-2's 2nd Silver
11-1's 1st Gold
12-2's 4th Gold; 12-3's 3rd Silver
13-3's 2nd Silver; 13-Paris 3rd Gold
14-3's 5th Silver
15-3's 3rd Silver
16-2's 5th Gold
18-1's 6th Gold


FSJ Parents - we're wanting to update our front page pictures on the website. If you have quality pictures of your team or will be taking some throughout the year and would like to see them on the website, please burn them to a CD and put them in the drop box at the FSJ building. We can not promise all pictures will be posted but hopefully we can get a good sampling. (Would like to get some action photos also!)

Did you know??

Battle at the Fort is a
National Ranking Tournament
Click here for Rankings.


FSJ sends 4 teams to National Tournament in Columbus, OH. June 2012
Coach Butler
We would like to thank the sponsors of the Fort Smith Juniors Volleyball Club. We rely on the generous community support provided by these quality businesses in the River Valley and greater Fort Smith area. Our sponsors help us keep costs down to reach kids in our area.