Beach volleyball tourneys set for USVI in June

The Virgin Islands Volleyball Federation has scheduled a pair of beach volleyball tournaments for the month of June on both St. Thomas and St. Croix.

The St. Thomas tournament will be held June 23 at Brewer’s Bay Beach, while the St. Croix tournament is scheduled for June 30 at Fort Frederik Beach.

Both tournaments have free registration for the 2-player teams, with competition in men’s and women’s divisions. Only 15 teams will be accepted in each division.

To enter the St. Thomas tournament or for more information, call 340-626-0133 or email

To enter the St. Croix tournament or for more information, email

USVISA goalkeeping clinic on St. Thomas on Saturday

The U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Association will hold a clinic for goalkeepers this week on St. Thomas.

The clinic will be held Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. at the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School field.

It will be conducted by Hugh Nicolas, a FIFA-certified goalkeeper coach, and is part of the USVISA’s Player Development Initiative.

For more information, call 340-718-9707 or email

Buccaneer Junior Golf program begins Monday

St. Croix’s Buccaneer Golf Club will begin its summer program for junior golfers on Monday, with sessions running through July 26.

The sessions will be held Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The summer program is open to boys and girls ages 5-13, with participants learning golf skills including swings, chipping, putting, golf etiquette and course care.

The registration fee is $100 per person, per week, and includes the use of golf clubs.

For more information or to register, call 340-712-2144.

3-on-3 basketball tourney registration underway

Registration is open for teams for the upcoming “V.I. Kings of the Court” 3-on-3 basketball tournament, to be held June 22 on St. Thomas.

The tournament games will be played at the University of the Virgin Islands’ Sports and Fitness Center beginning at 10 a.m.

Entries will be accepted in six age-group divisions: boys 12-under, 13-15, 16-18 and 19-over; and girls 15-under and 16-over. A maximum of 15 teams in each division will be accepted on a “first-come, first-served” basis.

Teams must submit an entry form with player information (and parent or guardian’s signature, if needed) by Sunday. There is no registration fee to enter.

Registration forms, as well as tournament information, can be obtained by calling 340-690-6255 or 340-690-2187, or by email at or

Buccaneer junior tennis camp begins June 24

The Buccaneer Tennis Club on St. Croix will begin its Junior Tennis Stars Summer Camp program on June 24.

Two sessions will be held — a four-week session from June 24 to July 18, and a two-week session from Aug. 12-23.

Both sessions will hold weekly classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The camps are open to boys and girls ages 7-15. The registration fee is $50 per day or $140 per week.

Campers must wear appropriate tennis shoes, and late pickup is not available.

Advance registration is required. To register or for more information, call 340-712-2143 or email

USVISA recruiting players for U-15 boys national team

The U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Association has begun a recruitment drive for players for its under-15 boys national team, which will compete in the CONCACAF Under-15 Championships this summer.

Prospective players must have been born on or after Jan. 1, 2004, must have a valid United States passport, and must attend the weekly training sessions that will be held on both St. Croix and St. Thomas.

Training sessions will be held on St. Croix at the USVISA field at 23-1 Bethlehem in Kingshill on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays beginning at 5 p.m.; and on St. Thomas at the Antilles School field on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays beginning at 5 p.m.

For more information, call 340-643-5837 or 340-719-9707, or email

USVISA to hold CONCACAF ‘D’ coaches license course

The U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Association will play host to a Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) D-level coaching license course in August on St. Croix.

The D-level license is the lowest level coaching license available in CONCACAF, intended for coaches working at the lower levels in soccer, such as with youth programs and school teams.

To register or for more information, call 340-719-9707 or email

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