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Tryouts for 2024-2025 Season

Matthews: July 24, 28, & 31
Concord: All tryouts are in Matthews, but you may choose Concord as your preferred location.


Register now for tryouts!

Location: Crews Rec Center, 1201 Crews Rd, Matthews, NC 28105

July 24 7:00 - 9:00 pm Open to all

July 28 5:00 - 6:45 PM Reserved for call backs

July 28 7:00 - 9:00 pm Open to all
July 31 6:00 - 7:45 pm Reserved for call backs

Interested in training to prepare for tryouts? Sign up for our training events here!

In the spirit of fair play, athletes’ best interests, and collaboration with other like-minded clubs in the Carolina Region, we pledge to conduct open and fair tryouts on a cooperative timeline. Furthermore, our tryout process will be conducted with integrity to enable every athlete the opportunity to earn any spot on any team in our club. Stated another way, this means no players are pre-offered spots on a team in our club before the published open tryout dates promoted by our club. We also pledge to honor the Carolina Region Athlete’s Bill of Rights and will not subject any athlete or their family to unethical, coercive, manipulative, or other such pressure tactics to secure a team/club commitment.

~CRVB FAIR TRYOUT PLEDGE, Queen City Starlings

Queen City Starlings Welcomes You!

Queen City Starlings is a non-profit volleyball program that offers all athletes the opportunity to play at the club level. Volleyball in the Charlotte, North Carolina area is very competitive. Our focus is to give underrepresented athletes  the chance to compete.  Junior club volleyball dues continue to increase, reducing the ability of economically challenged athletes to be able to participate.  Starlings club dues are  dramatically minimized to offer the opportunity to athletes from all communities. We play at the same competitive level and at the same tournaments as other local clubs.

Our mission is to diversity the sport of volleyball by offering athletes from ALL communities an opportunity to play at the club level, regardless of socioeconomic background.

Come join our team! Our focus is to eliminate the politics and concentrate on making the player the best they can be in competitive play. Queen City Starlings may be the place for you.

We invite volleyball players from the Charlotte, North Carolina Metrolina area and surrounding counties (e.g., Mecklenburg, Union, Cabarrus, Gaston, Lincoln, Iredell, York, Lancaster).

Need more information about joining our team?

Queen City Starlings is developing great talent and we are looking to grow! If you are interested, please reach us via email,  Queen City Starlings will be in competing in volleyball tournaments throughout the southeastern region. These regional tournaments are organized and sanctioned by the USAV/AAU/JVA governing bodies.

QCS 2024 SE Starlings Regional Tournament

QCS 2024 SE Starlings Regional Tournament



Our team management platform is now LeagueApps. If you encounter any issues with your LeagueApps account, contact

AAU Member Club

New to Volleyball?

Are you new to volleyball and need to learn the basic rules of the game? This document will provide all to need to know to cheer your team on.

Download the complete guide for volleyball
USAV Age Definitions

(JVA will allow age waivered players in club division competitions – the age waiver will allow the athlete to play at grade level with their peers, provided they are not more than one year older than the current age definition. )

QCS 2024 College Recruit

Vicotorria Butler, Clinton College

QCS 2023 College Recruit

Milani McGill

Milani McGill, Lewisburg College

QCS 2023 College Recruit

Arliya Bennerman

Leah Pimentel, Caldwell Community College

QCS 2022 College Recruit

Arliya Bennerman

Queen City Starlings' first college recruit, Arliya Bennerman with Livingstone College. Arliya later transferred to Johnson C. Smith University

Club Resources for Parents & Athletes

In the Club Resources section, you will find useful information for parents and athletes. Starlings Volleyball, USA helps with registration fees for youth, who without financial assistance, would be unable to participate in the Starlings volleyball programs. Thinking about playing in college? There is also helpful information to learn how to recruited to play college volleyball.

Learn more about getting financial assistance and for recruiting resources...

Parent & Parent Handbook



Queen City Starlings is looking for sponsors just like you to provide opportunities for players to compete! Contact us about being a sponsor and help someone to grow in athletics and in the game of life! Your business would be highlighted here.

Corporate Sponsor - Grow Mortage

A big THANK YOU to our corporate sponsor, Chris Bushnell at Grow Mortgage for your support of QCS!

Brenda Meadows

Club Director, Head Coach 16U

Angela Gray

Head Coach Concord & 17U Concord

Carena Meadows

Head Coach 17U Matthews

Breona Young

Head Coach 16U Concord

Maddie Steed

Floating Assistant Coach Matthews/Concord

Malea Meadows

Head Coach 16U Matthews

Makayla Adams

Head Coach 14U Matthews

Queen City Starlings Season Highlights