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125 Perfect Volleyball Captions for Instagram


Bump, set, spike! It’s time for volleyball. And when you have that perfect photos that just need to be shared, you also need the perfect volleyball captions for Instagram. Sometimes you need help to find the right words, so we have also included some great volleyball quotes for Instagram for when someone else has said it best first.

Our Favorite Volleyball Captions for Instagram

  • Volleyball is in my heart and soul.
  • Dreams don’t work unless you do.
  • Life is volleyball, or volleyball is life- we may never know!
  • Today’s forecast: 100% chance of winning.
  • Defend till the end.
  • Our game is tighter than our spandex.
  • Go hard or go home.
  • I’ll quit competing when my heart stops beating.
  • Defend until the end.
Volleyball players with volleyball captions
  • My game is sick. Too bad it ain’t contagious.
  • Set, spike, receive, dive, volleyball.
  • If you ain’t hurting, you ain’t playing hard enough.
  • Some wish for it. We work for it.
  • In volleyball, there are many reasons for errors but not a single excuse.
  • You play the way you practice.
  • It’s not all rainbows and ponies.
  • Don’t be set, be happy.
  • Don’t trust a volleyball player with drinks. They might spike them.
  • I’ll pass.
  • I’ll match what you’re wearing.
  • Keep looking up…that’s the secret of life.
  • I set it first.
Setter with volleyball captions
  • The only reason to go to school is to play volleyball
  • Sometimes all you need is you and the net.
  • During the day, I play volleyball, during the night, I dream volleyball
  • Volleyball – It’s a sport, it’s a passion, like it, love it, play it
  • How hard would you play if you knew you couldn’t play tomorrow?
  • A good setter is like a waiter
  • If volleyball is easy, they had called it football
  • The only thing that makes a good day better is volleyball.
  • Balls never hit the floor and we will get a touch on all that comes our way
  • A core group, all sharing similar goals, can move mountains.
  • Keep looking up…that’s the secret of life.
  • If you want a soft serve, try ice cream.
  • Volleyball is my favorite season.
  • The only reason to go to school is to play volleyball.
  • All In!
  • Stressed, Blessed, Volleyball obsessed.
  • Sometimes all you need is you and the net.
  • The court is in session.
Volleyball players with volleyball Instagram captions
  • Winners don’t wait for chances, they take them.
  • You don’t win alone. That’s just how it is.
  • It’s okay if you don’t like Volleyball, it’s kind of a smart sport anyway.
  • Dig deep, attack quick, block strong, serve smart.
  • The biggest risk is not taking any risk.
  • Fueled by sweat, driven by desire.
  • Eat, Sleep, Play volleyball, Repeat.
  • Life is always better when we play Volleyball.
  • Once you are in the game, you forget about everything.
  • You just got served.
  • Setter up with success.
  • It was love at first spike.
  • I dig you.
  • We have got quick feet and quick hands
  • 99% volleyball, 1% everything else
Volleyball with volleyball captions for Instagram
  • It’s not a bump, it’s a pass
  • Been there, dug that!
  • Your wings already exist. All you have to do is fly.
  • Rise up, win the last game
  • You think this is a game
  • Play it once, love it forever
  • Set your volleyball goals high and don’t stop till you get there.
  • Volleyball is my passion and spandex is my fashion
  • Volleyball is life, everything else is details
  • When the ball is in play, there is always a better place to be than where you are

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Sports Captions, Soccer Captions, Football Captions, Basketball Captions and Baseball Captions.

Funny Volleyball Captions

  • Watch me as I fly!
  • I play volleyball, what’s your superpower?
  • You can hit on us, but you can’t score.
  • There are really only two plays: Romeo and Juliet, and put the darn ball over the net.
  • Boys are great. Every girl volleyball team needs a waterboy.
  • I don’t wear a crown, I wear a headband.
  • Your Mom called and said you left your game at home.
  • I know I hit like a girl, try to keep up.
Player with funny volleyball captions
  • Don’t mind me, my head is lost in the game!
  • If you think I am crazy now, wait until Volleyball season.
  • 99% volleyball, 1% everything else.
  • Sorry princess, not even Cinderella could get to this ball.
  • I was too cute to be a cheerleader, so I play volleyball.
  • There is some similarity between swimmers and volleyball players. They all love diving in the deep and floating in the shallow.
  • My boyfriend told me, I had to choose between him and volleyball. Big mistake, I’m really gonna miss him.
  • The perfect name for a girl standing directly at the center of a volleyball court is Annette.
  • Don’t trust a volleyball player with drinks. They might spike them.
  • You’re the best on the block.
  • Keep calm and play on.
Server with volleyball captions funny
  • Volleyball is one of the sports that allows you to serve, but never eat.
  • She did it, de-spike the odds.
  • Sometimes all you need is you and the net.
  • Volleyball is just a more intense version of  “don’t let the balloon hit the floor “
  • If you wanted a soft serve, you should have gone to dairy queen
  • Volleyball: Discovered by men, completed by women.
  • Oh My God Becky look at her block.

Motivational Captions About Volleyball

  • Nothing but the ball, till you fall.
  • Defend, destroy, and dominate.
  • Be so good they can’t ignore you.
  • Champions are not born, they are built.
  • Stand tall, talk small, and play volleyball.
Player with motivational captions about volleyball
  • All the talent in the world won’t take you anywhere without teammates.
  • Volleyball is not about how tall you are, it’s about how tall you play.
  • The best team is the team that plays together.
  • You are your only competition.
  • Nothing is given. Everything is earned.
  • Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
  • Never say never, because limits like fears are often just illusions.
  • I never said it would be easy, I said it would be worth it.
  • Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.
  • Actions speak louder than your coaches.
  • Volleyball is not how tall you are, it’s about how tall you play
  • I break mine so that I can kick yours.
Player with motivational captions on volleyball
  • Trade sweat for strength, trade doubt for belief, trade fear for courage, trade volleyball for nothing
  • Teamwork makes the dream work.
  • You don’t win ALONE. That’s just how IT IS.
  • Set your volleyball goals high and don’t stop till you get there
  • Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.
  • Be so good, they can’t ignore you
  • Little things make big things happen.
  • Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
  • Champions are not born they are built
  • Never let the fear of getting blocked keep you from swinging
  • Stay low, go fast, kill first, die last, one shot, one kill, no luck, all skill
  • Pass it better, set it higher, hit it harder, give it all you got.
  • Pass it better, set it higher, hit it harder, and give it all you got.

Short Volleyball Quotes for Instagram

“You have to be willing to fail, to improve.” – Al Scates

“Adversity, if you allow it to, will fortify you and make you the best you can be.” – Kerri Walsh Jennings

“I used to sleep, eat, and breathe volleyball. Now I have that with my kids.” – Kerri Walsh Jennings

“Effective blockers are unquestionably the keystone of a successful defense.” – Don Shondell

“Don’t fire your opponents up. If they’re down, don’t tick them off. Let them stay down.” – Sinjin Smith

“A great defensive play is worth about five points in emotion.” – Caren Kemner

Player with short volleyball quotes for Instagram by Kemner

“I usually play volleyball three times a week.” – Farhan Akhtar

“It’s not how tall you are, it is how good you are.” – Marv Dunphy

“Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.” – William A. Ward

“Make your life a masterpiece, imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do.” – Brian Tracy

“There’s nothing worse than the feeling of wishing you had another chance at a play because you weren’t ready. Every athlete has those feelings to mull over, and over and over … Don’t even expose yourself to the possibility to being caught off-guard.” – Karch Kiraly

“Volleyball has allowed me to travel throughout the world, to see so many interesting places, to meet so many interesting people including my husband and three presidents.” – Debbie Green

“If you want to stay fit, surround yourself with a couple of chicks who are fired up, so that the one day you’re not, you can feed off their energy.” – Gabrielle Reece

“You’re either getting better or getting worse. I don’t think you stay the same in sports. If we want to achieve something special in the game, then those players have to recognize that they’re responsible every day for getting better.” – Russ Rose

“Good players rarely look like the game is stressful for them, and they never seem rushed because they adjust their position all the time based on what’s happening. They’re always compensating for the movement of their teammates and the movement on the other side of the court, whether it’s blocking or back court.” – Doug Beal

“Over the years, I realized that if I’d done everything possible to prepare myself for matches and tournaments, it took a weight off my shoulders and allowed me to play without fear of losing. When you’ve done everything you can to train yourself for competition, you’ll sleep well when the tournament is over, win or lose.” – Karch Kiraly

“The will to win is more important than the skill to win. It is possible to achieve only what you actively pursue. Cogito, ergo sum. I think, therefore I am. Keep your head high and work hard every day, because you’ll never get that day back.” – Lloy Ball

“Everybody likes the guy who works hard. Nobody likes the guy who tells you how hard he works.” – Lloy Ball

“[Volleyball] is a game of intuition. Imagination. Improvisation. But most of all, of reciprocity. Of teamwork.” – Marv Dunphy

Player with inspirational volleyball Instagram quotes by Dunphy

“Be a leader. A setter should be high energy. It’s important that you learn how to give positive, constructive criticism. It’s crucial that you make your teammates feel comfortable. You should never be the most silent player in the gym.” – Lindsey Berg

“A lot of people told me I would never be a good volleyball player or high jumper because I never specialized. But I always knew that I could, believed I could, so I didn’t listen to what they said. I just followed my heart and did it.” – Tayyiba Haneef

“I’m not the most physical person, not the tallest, not the skinniest. You can’t listen to anybody. Just know your dreams. Know how hard you can work. Work hard, have fun doing it, and you can really make it places that you really never thought you would. Dedication, passion and heart gets you where you want to be.” — Lindsey Berg

“I never went to prom or to movies like other high school girls did. My entire life was volleyball. I’d play six days a week, with Monday the only day I’d take off.” – Debbie Green

“We are all going to fall short. We are going to have some bitter losses, very painful defeats and failures. We have to use those to come back even stronger. That’s what makes it sweeter, when we can overcome those and figure out a way to win. The great teams can do that, and those are the gold medal winning teams.” – Karch Kiraly

“The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.” – Arthur Clarke

“There are six people around the court and it’s literally like a ballet. And fundamentals are at the core of everything you do.” – Caren Kemner

So that is our list of Instagram Quotes for Volleyball and Captions for Volleyball. Hopefully you found the perfect one for you.

Now go play some volleyball!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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