Serve and Spike


QUESTION: In high school volleyball, how many time-outs per set is a team allowed? (3, 2, 1). How long is each time-out? (60, 45, 30 seconds)

ANSWER: Each squad is permitted 2 time-outs per set; each time-out will last maximum of 60 seconds unless both teams are ready to play (Rule 11, Sec. 2, Art. 3).

QUESTION: Who can signal for a time-out? (Head coach only; any player on court; either head coach or playing captain)

ANSWER: Referees will honor a request for time-out by either the head coach or playing captain only during dead ball. Referees’ time-outs can be called anytime deemed necessary and are not charged to either squad (Rule 11, Sec. 1, Art. 2 and Rule 11, Sec. 2, Art. 1).

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