Question: In high school volleyball, are coaches, managers and trainers sitting on the bench considered non-team members?
Answer: Team representatives as listed above while sitting on the bench are considered team members. Non-team members are personnel such as media, officials and spectators in playable area. (Rule 2, Sec. 5 and Rule 6, Sec. 1)
Question: Are the teams “teammates” and “players” considered as having the same meaning?
Answer: Teammates are members of the same team in uniform while players are teammates who are participating in the game on the court. The definitions have clarified specific differences. (Rule 6, Sec. 2, Art. 1)