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Successful weekend on the sand for England

Successful weekend on the sand for England
England Women returned to Continental cup action at the weekend at the 2nd round held in Edinburgh, ScotlandThe competition took place at Edinburgh's Potobello beach over Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September. This 2nd round followed on from the 1st round held in Bournemouth, England in June, where England... read more

Unbelievable opportunity for talented young coaches and refs

Unbelievable opportunity for talented young coaches and refs
Volleyball England are teaming up with the Youth Sport Trust to create a six month project for young coaches and officials – and we are looking for 25 young people to fill the places!The project kicks off in December with a four-day talent camp, where volleyball will be mixing... read more

Argentine School visit the National Volleyball Centre

Argentine School visit the National Volleyball Centre
St Matthews College, Argentina play volleyball at the National Volleyball CentreOn Friday 19th September an Argentine School, St Matthews College, from Buenos Aires visited the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering as part of their UK sports tour. A local secondary school, Wrenn, were able to play some matches against... read more

2013-14 Annual Report

2013-14 Annual Report
The BVF are pleased to announce the publication of the 2013-14 Annual Report. Please click here to download a copy. read more

The Grand Prix series start!

The Grand Prix series start!
Ashcombe School is the host to Sunday's first Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix Series of the Season.  The format is similar to previous years and promises to be exciting again.  Other Grand Prix dates are:   1. 28th September 2014 - Ashcombe High School, Dorking         2. 26th October 2014 - National Volleyball Centre, Kettering         3. 7th December 2014 - National Volleyball... read more

GB does the Triple in the Invictus Games.

GB does the Triple in the Invictus Games.
As a grand finale to the first and certainly not last Invictus Games, 5000 spectators and volleyball fans witnessed the ultimate triumph for our GB Sitting Volleyball team! A thriller of a match against USA resulted in the score we were all hoping for 3-0 and the GB team, captained by Corie Mapp  took the medals.  All... read more

England Women return to the Beach in Continental Cup action

England Women return to the Beach in Continental Cup action
England Women's beach volleyball make the journey north of the border this weekend to take part in the CEV Continental Cup round 2, held at Portobello Beach, Edinburgh, ScotlandThe competition will be played over Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September, following on from the 1st round held in Bournemouth,... read more

SKY Sports VEBT Finals coverage confirmed

SKY Sports VEBT Finals coverage confirmed
Highlights from this year's VEBT Finals in Margate will be broadcast over the next fortnight, beginning this Thursday (11th September) with the  Women's Finals at 17.00 on SKY Sports 3. Nest week the schedule is set for the Men's Final. VEBT Finals 2014 Women11/09/2014 17:0011/09/2014 19:00 (R)12/09/2014 06:00 (R)read more

Volleyball England awarded 40 TASS places

Volleyball England awarded 40 TASS places
  Volleyball England is delighted to announce the inclusion of volleyball and beach volleyball as part of the ‘Talented Athlete Scholarship scheme’ (TASS) for the upcoming academic year (2014-15) with 40 TASS places, the highest number awarded to any sport. TASS is a unique programme, funded and administered by Sport England that represents... read more

Applications Open for a Young Coaches/Officials Programme

Applications Open for a Young Coaches/Officials Programme
Are you aged 16 – 19 and are an up and coming coach or official? In Partnership with Youth Sport Trust, Volleyball England are launching a brand new and exciting programme. As a participant you will get the opportunity to attend a unique and inspiring 4 day talent camp, as well as... read more

Sainsbury's 2014 School Games - Day 3 - Finals

Sainsbury's 2014 School Games - Day 3 - Finals
Day 3 of competition at the 2014 Sainsbury’s School Games means Finals day, four medal matches took place to conclude a fantastic showcase of junior talent from across Great Britain.  Girls Bronze Match – England Junior v Scotland East The England Junior girls took on Scotland East for the 3rd and 4th position.  The... read more

Referees’ conference attracts record numbers!

Referees’ conference attracts record numbers!
On Saturday 30 August, the Annual Referee Conference took place at the headquarters of Volleyball England, Loughborough, where more than 60 referees from across the country travelled to hear keynote speaker, Sports Officials UK’s Janie Frampton, give her insight into the conflict and pressures that top referees face and ways of... read more

Over £300,000 of new external funding

Over £300,000 of new external funding
Volleyball England staff and volunteers helped secure over £329,000 extra funding from external sources. Read more:August marked the first full year of the new Sport England funded Whole Sport Plan for volleyball. This anniversary coincided with a substantial milestone for our sport in England - over £300,000 of new... read more

Volleyball England Develops Valuable Contacts in Poland

Volleyball England Develops Valuable Contacts in Poland
Between 16-18 August, Volleyball England, Chief Executive, Lisa Wainwright, and Participation Director, Rohan West, attended the 12th Hubert Jerzy Wagner Memorial Tournament in Krakow, Poland. The Polish National Tourist Office (UK & Ireland) and the Hubert Jerzy Wagner Memorial Foundation were generous hosts, funding and supporting all aspects of the trip. The... read more

England’s FIVB L2 Kicks off in Kettering!

England’s FIVB L2 Kicks off in Kettering!
One of the FIVB’s flagship courses got under way on Monday 18 August at the Regional Volleyball Development Centre, Kettering, England. The opening ceremony was hosted by Volleyball England’s honorary president, Richard Callicott OBE, who welcomed candidates from Bulgaria, Switzerland, Turkey, Slovakia and Hong Kong, in addition to a number of England’s... read more

England take to the sand for CEV U18 European Championships

England take to the sand for CEV U18 European Championships
England junior Men and Women teams take on Europe in the CEV U18 beach volleyball European championship, held in Kristiansand, Norway from 21st - 24th August.For the Women's side, Anaya Evans (Academy of Beach Sports) and Yasmin Kaashoek (LeAF Academy) both aged 15, return to international competition after their... read more

GB Sitting Volleyball Support the Invictus Games

GB Sitting Volleyball Support the Invictus Games
On Sunday 17th August, the GB Sitting Volleyball Squads combined to form a mixed team to face the UK Invictus Games Team who are in the final stages of preparation for the competition. The games will see over 400 wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women from 14 nations compete in... read more

A Successful weekend for GB Sitting Volleyball

A Successful weekend for GB Sitting Volleyball
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Branislav Kovac as the new Head Coach of the Great Britain Men’s Sitting Volleyball Team. Branislav has a range of experiences in volleyball having grown up in a professional club in Slovakia before moving to England where he has played and recently coached in... read more

VEBT Finals Results

VEBT Finals Results
After a summer packed full of beach volleyball action, the VEBT Finals provided a fitting high quality end to the 2014 Volleyball England Beach Tour. After a long season travelling around the country, the players gathered for the final time in Margate to provide a thrilling finale to the season.read more

Young Leader Opportunities

Young Leader Opportunities
Below are two opportunities for young leaders to try and if succesful win some great rewards Queens Young Leader Award Open to young people aged 18-29 who are leading the way where they live, in honour of Her Majesty The Queen’s 60-year contribution to the Commonwealth. Further details can be found here. http://queensyoungleaders.com/?utm_source=reactive365&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=QYL_launch   Blue... read more

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