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Tournament Manager: Jill Logan, P: 614-562-1602, Email: [email protected]. Supervises all tournaments and conducts all drawing and seeding meetings.
CDAB Board Member Volleyball Liaison: Molly Feesler, Athletic Administrator, Thomas Worthington High School, 300 W. Dublin-Granville Road, Worthington 43085. B: 614-450-6225, Email: [email protected].
Participating Schools
Central District Schools: Big Walnut, Bishop Watterson, Briggs, Canal Winchester, Central Crossing, Delaware Hayes, Dublin Coffman, Dublin Jerome, Dublin Scioto, Franklin Heights, Gahanna Lincoln, Grove City, Groveport Madison, Hilliard Bradley, Hilliard Darby, Hilliard Davidson, Independence (Columbus), Lancaster, Licking Heights, Marion Harding, Marysville, Mifflin, Mount Vernon, New Albany, Newark, Northland, Olentangy, Olentangy Berlin, Olentangy Liberty, Olentangy Orange, Pickerington Central, Pickerington North, Reynoldsburg, St. Francis DeSales (Columbus), Teays Valley, Thomas Worthington, Upper Arlington, Walnut Ridge, Watkins Memorial, West, Westerville Central, Westerville North, Westerville South, Westland, Whetstone, Worthington Kilbourne. (46)
East District Schools: Tri-Valley (1)
Southeast District Schools: Chillicothe, Logan. (2)
8/8/2022 - added Licking Valley
Central District Schools: Beechroft, Bexley, Bishop Hartley, Bloom-Carroll, Buckeye Valley, Centennial, Cristo Rey Columbus, East (Columbus), Eastmoor Academy, Granville, Hamilton Township, Heath, Highland (Marengo), Jonathan Alder, KIPP Columbus, Lakewood (Hebron), Licking Valley, Linden McKinley, London, Marion-Franklin, North Union, River Valley (Caledonia), South (Columbus), Whitehall-Yearling. (24)
9/15/2022 - removed Horizon Science Academy
9/28/2022 - added Africentric Early College
Central District Schools: Africentric Early College, Amanda-Clearceek, Bishop Ready, Cardington-Lincoln, Centerburg, Columbus Academy, Columbus School for Girls, Elgin, Fairbanks, Fredericktown, Grandview Heights, Grove City Christian, Horizon Science Academy, Johnstown, Liberty Union, Madison-Plains, Northmor, Northridge (Johnstown), Pleasant, Tree of Life, Utica, West Jefferson, Worthington Christian. (22)
Central District Schools: Berne Union, Danville, Delaware Christian, East Knox, Fairfield Christian, Fisher Catholic, Granville Christian, Harvest Preparatory, Liberty Christian, Madison Christian, Mechanicsburg, Millersport, Mount Gilead, Newark Catholic, Northside Christian, Patriot Preparatory, Ridgedale, Shekinah Christian. (18)
Sectional Tournament Information, Sites and Dates
All sectional games will be played at the higher seeded team, unless otherwise indicated on the tournament brackets.  Please check the tournament brackets posted on this page for updates.
Hosting Tournament Games: The host school shall be responsible for all game arrangements, except the selection of game officials.   Game arrangements include court preparation, hiring gate help, ticket sellers, ticket takers, police, and other game preparations that are necessary.  If the higher seeded team is unable to provide adequate facilities, that team is responsible to arrange a game site with adequate facilities to host the game. The home team Athletic Director is responsible for notifying the tournament manager of any game site changes as soon as possible after alternative site arrangements have been made.
Sectional Tournament Manager's Checklist (.pdf)

Sectional Tournament Dates: 
   Division I - October 17, 18, 19, and 20, 2022
   Division II - October 17 and 19, 2022

   Division III - October 18 and 22, 2022
   Division IV - October 17, 19, and 22, 2022
Volleyball Tournament Team Bench List (.docx) - to be used by all teams for sectional and district tournament competition. 
District Tournament Information, Sites and Dates
Division I: October 25, 26, 27, and 29, 2022
October 26, 27 and 29 - Whitehall-Yearling High School, 675 S Yearling Rd, Whitehall, OH 43213. Bill Hughett, Site Manager, P: 614-417-5118, Email: [email protected].

October 25, 27 and 29 - Central Crossing High School, 4500 Big Run South Rd, Grove City, OH 43123. Jon Marshall, Site Manager, P: 614-801-6505, Email: [email protected].
Regional Qualifiers: Division I schools will draw into one of four district tournaments (Whitehall 1, Whitehall 2, Grove City 1, Grove City 2).  The winner of each district tournament will advance to the Regional Tournament.
Division II: October 26, 27, and 29, 2022
Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mt. Royal Ave., Westerville 43082. Andy Ey, Site Manager, P: 614-797-6802, Email: [email protected].
Regional Qualifiers: Division II schools will draw into one of two district tournaments (Westerville 1, Westerville 2).  The winner of each district tournament will advance to the Regional Tournament.
Division III: October 25, 27, and 29, 2022
Mt. Vernon Nazarene University, 800 Martinsburg Rd, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.  Paul McNeal, Site Manager, P: 740-243-1108, Email:  [email protected].
Regional Qualifiers: Division III schools will draw into one of two district tournaments (Mt. Vernon 1, Mt. Vernon 2).  The winner of each district tournament will advance to the Regional Tournament.
Division IV: October 27 and 29, 2022
Worthington Christian High School, 6670 Worthington Galena Rd, Worthington, OH 43085. Steve Betulius, Site Manager, , P: 614-410-3448, Email:  [email protected].
Regional Qualifiers: Division IV schools will draw into one district tournament (Worthington).  The district winner will advance to the Regional Tournament.


Seeding: All seeding will be conducted on-line using the Central District web site (OHSAA.org/CDAB) complete instructions will be sent to the Athletic Director for distribution to the head coach the last week of September.  
All coaches are required to view the Tournament Information Video prior to October 9, 2022. 
Contact Jill Logan ([email protected]) with questions regarding the video.

Coaches Draw Meeting: A mandatory meeting of coaches will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2022, virtually using Microsoft Teams. Complete instructions to access the virtual meeting using Microsoft Teams will be available during the seeding process.  Coaches do not need a Microsoft Teams account to participate.
Virtual Coaches Meeting Information: Bob Britton ([email protected]) or Jim Hayes ([email protected]) will email each coach the links to their specific required coaches meetings prior to those meetings.  Coaches are encouraged to print any materials provided in those emails to expedite the selection process. 

Please adhere to the seeding and meeting deadlines below as there are penalties for each missed deadline.

  • Friday, October 7, 2022 
    • 12:00 noon - Team Information Due for Seeding
    • 3:00 p.m. - Seed Voting Begins
  • Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 12:00 noon - Seed Voting Ends
  • Sunday, October 9, 2022 - 2:00 p.m. - VIRTUAL MANDATORY MEETING OF COACHES with teams (using Microsoft Teams) to place teams on the tournament brackets.   
All coaches must participate in the mandatory VIRTUAL coaches meetings. Coaches should download the free Microsoft Teams app to the device they will be using for the meetings.  Here is the link that will allow you to create a free Microsoft Teams account.  Please create your free account prior to Friday, October 7, 2022.


2021 Tournament Survey

2021 Sectional and District Tournament Brackets

2020 Sectional & District Tournament Brackets

Division I Division II Division III Division IV
Central 1 Central 1 Central 1 Central
Central 2 Central 2 Central 2  
Central 3      
Central 4      
OHSAA Statewide Tournament Brackets