Team captain

Question: In high school volleyball, Bell is designated captain for Team A, and Jones enters as a sub for Bell. Does Jones automatically become team captain? Can another player become captain?

Answer: If original captain is not in the set, another playing member can be designated by the coach until original captain returns to the set (Rule 6, Sec. 3, Art. 1).

Question: While in the set, Bell, the playing captain for Team A, requests a check of the serving order for Team B. Is this allowed?

Answer: Request is denied. Playing captain may only request verification of proper server of opponent. Captains may also request a time out or verification of time-outs used, as well as communication with referees (Rule 6, Sec. 3, Art. 1 & 2a, b, & c).


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