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The Garland Volleyball Association exists to provide opportunities for children in Garland, Texas, and surrounding cities to learn and enjoy the game of volleyball. Recreational leagues, clinics, and skills camps are offered throughout the year. GVA activities promote the development of skills and the ideals of good sportsmanship.

Through these organized athletic activities, GVA will contribute to the growth and development of the sport of volleyball in the Garland area.


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Coach Gabriel Arradaza

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Coach Gabriel Arradaza.  

Gabe has been a valued member of our GVA family since 2005.  Throughout his many seasons with us he coached hundreds of players. 

Once his daughter, Jeanelle, transitioned to HS volleyball, Gabe continued coaching for GVA.  Gabe embodied the spirit of our association and is an example of our motto, “For the LOVE of the Game!”.  

He will be truly missed.  


There will be a gathering on May 21st from 2:00-6:00 p.m., at Resthaven 3701 Rowlett Road, Rowlett, TX 75088.

Rosary will be at 5:00 p.m.

Funeral mass will be on Friday, May 22nd at 11:00 a.m., at the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Mausoleum Chapel. 3900 Rowlett Road, Rowlett, TX 75088

Information on the gathering, rosary, and funeral mass can be found here. There are mask requirements for those attending. 

The family has created a GoFundMe account to help alleviate the family’s burden during these hard times. Any donation will go towards his funeral expenses and will be given directly to his wife, Dyna. You can find more information here

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Spring 2020

The Spring league is being pushed to the Fall.  Stay healthy and take care of each other.  <3. Reach out if you need help.

Practices start the week of March 16th March 23rd April 6th.

COVID-19 / SARS-CoV-2 Information

4/9/20 – Email to all participants has been sent.  The Spring league is being pushed to the Fall.  Details are in the email.  

3/16/20 – GISD has just announced closure until at least April 3rd.  At this time, practices  will be delayed until the week of April 6th.  Stay Healthy!

3/13/20 – Any families needing assistance with meals while the schools are closed, please reach out and let us know.  Our email is on the right side of the page >>.

3/12/20 – 10:00 p.m. – Practices will be delayed by at least one week as GISD will be closed.

3/11/20 – Practices are scheduled to begin next week. 

We will be following the guidelines of GISD which can be found on this link.  Any changes to our current plans will be added to this page.





Coaches will contact you about your team assignment and practice information AFTER the Coaches’ Meeting on March 6th.




Click HERE for more information about the current league.



Quick Links for Coaches/Parents/Players

GVA Rules – Review our rules.  

Spectators are NOT permitted to communicate with the referees during match play.  

Refer to the Code of Conduct. Code of Conduct – When you registered – you agreed to follow our Code of Conduct.

2nd-6th Rec Line-Up Sheet

6th Comp & 7th/8th Line-Up Sheet

Map to TA Facility.


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Great Advice!  Watch Coach Auriemma’s Video . . . Attitude is Everything.


Parents – PLEASE watch this TEDx Video

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