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Clubs and Leagues

Clubs and leagues are where the heart of roundnet is. While, yes, they are safe and fun environments for players of all levels to join in the movement, they are also where deep friendships are built through fun and competition.

Here's the best advice we've got for you...from the community itself :)

Our guy TOPS (Thomas Pschaid - Austria) really puts it all together nicely. Take a watch and learn all about what works when building a local roundnet community in five simple points.

College Club Guide

It doesn't stop there. Our resident College Roundnet expert Andrew Christmas (University of Texas) put together this guide for all things college clubs. He shows how it's possible to go from starting a club to playing on the biggest stage.

Starting Your College Roundnet Club Journey

Embark on an exciting journey of camaraderie and competition as you lay the foundation for your college roundnet club. Your initial members are the heart of your club, propelling its growth and success.

This is your guide to establishing a solid foundation, attracting committed members, and leaving a lasting legacy at your school.

More Than a Team - Building a Community

Your college roundnet club is an opportunity to create more than just a sports team; it's a chance to build a community. Begin with a group of friends who share a deep passion for the sport, serving as the foundation for your club's success.

As new college students eagerly seek activities for the next four years, showcase the enduring nature of your club at organization fairs.

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Recruitment is the lifeblood of club growth. Seize the golden opportunity at the start of the academic year and organization fairs to connect with freshmen seeking meaningful commitments. Emphasize your club's consistent and long-lasting nature to appeal to those looking for enduring involvement. Host local events, from tournaments to parties, and promote inclusivity by integrating newer players, even if it's just for a single game.  


Sustaining your college roundnet club requires a cornerstone of consistency. Combat member fatigue and burnout by creating a supportive and engaging environment. Showcase the long-term nature of the club, providing meaningful and lasting experiences for its members. Actively mentor and integrate newer players to strengthen the bonds within your club.








Have it Your Way

Maintaining a healthy club involves offering various levels of roundnet play—recreational, competitive, and travel options. This diversity caters to participants with different interests and skill levels, ensuring everyone finds their place. Understand member preferences and allocate club resources to what's desired most, creating an environment for long-term engagement and success.

Casual / Recreational


Will Travel for Roundnet

  • Are interested in the community and improving at the same time.
  • Will play in local tournaments.
  • Play 1-2 times a week.
  • Approach roundnet as a fun outing with friends.
  • Don’t particularly care about improving.
  • Play 3-4 times a month.
  • Are invested in the local and national roundnet community.
  • Are willing to pay for large tournaments.
  • Play 3-5 times a week.

Leave a Legacy

Leaving a legacy isn't just about on-court success; it's about cultivating a unique club culture. Offer experiences exclusive to your club, from shared meals to game nights. Transform your organization into a family where members build enduring connections and shared traditions. Nurture a distinct club culture that transcends individual achievements, becoming a defining feature of your club's identity and impact. Lastly, remember Rome wasn't built in a day, so be patient.

Testimonials from Succesful Club leaders

Matt Cole

Baylor University

Sunny Gu

Northeastern University

Shachi Patel

The University of Texas

"It starts with 3 to 4 friends the number #1 priorty should be not letting anyone leave who's committed. Don't let anyone slip through the cracks."

"The three most important factors are: community above all else, acceptance of everyone, and willingness to help."

"As a part of the club you end up with a second family. We play together and definitely annoy each other but at the end of the day we have each others backs and pick each other up - both on the field and off."

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