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Audrey Cooper in International Leadership Programme

Audrey Cooper in International Leadership Programme
UK Sport have named the twelve individuals to take part in the 2013/14 edition of the International Leadership Programme (ILP). The development programme, first established in 2006, is available for ambitious British sports administrators whose aim is to reach senior positions within international sport governing bodies. The ILP forms part of UK... read more

Sainsbury's 2013 School Games

Sainsbury's 2013 School Games
The four Sainsbury’s 2013 School Games medal matches concluded a fantastic showcase of junior talent from across Great Britain.  England South emerged as the overall winner, having won Gold in both the Girls and Boys tournaments.    Girls’ Gold medal match: England South v England North (25-14, 25-23) England South were the favorites going... read more

Sainsbury's 2013 School Games

Sainsbury's 2013 School Games
There was another fantastic day of volleyball at the Sainsbury’s 2013 School Games at the EIS.  England North Boys v Scotland West & South (25-22, 25-16) Jack Nurdin from England North Boys was "happy with the result" but thinks "the team needs to work on teamwork and communication" then they will... read more

Sainsbury's 2013 School Games

Sainsbury's 2013 School Games
On Friday the teams from England were joined by teams from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.  The audience at the EIS were treated to an exciting day of volleyball. Scotland East & North Girls v Wales Girls (25-11, 25-20)After a weaker start, Wales proved a strong opposition in the second set... read more

Sainsbury's 2013 School Games

Sainsbury's 2013 School Games
Today saw the three English boys and three English girls teams play their first two matches with both England South Boys and England South Girls unbeaten. On Court 1, Alex Hutchinson took the first serve for England North Boys against England Central Boys.  Some fantastic volleyball took place.  Of particular note, Adam... read more

2013-14 Indoor Season Preview

2013-14 Indoor Season Preview
After a busy summer we head back under cover for the start of the 2013-14 indoor season. For some, the season is already underway as the Sainsbury School Games kicked off today, 12th September, at the EIS in Sheffield. The Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix begins on 29th September, with the first of... read more

Executive Roles in Volleyball England

Executive Roles in Volleyball England
Do you want to share your professional experience in one of the largest, most exciting and inclusive sports in the world? The Board of Volleyball England is currently advertising some interesting Executive Director roles and Investment Chair persons for five Investment Zones. The roles provide the opportunity to work together with a group... read more

SKY SPORTS 4 HD to broadcast Volleyball England Beach Tour

SKY SPORTS 4 HD to broadcast Volleyball England Beach Tour
Volleyball England Beach Tour - VEBT SKY SPORTS 4 & SKY SPORTS 4 HD to broadcast the Volleyball England Beach Tour and Finals  One of the most popular sporting events on our television screens last year was, no doubt, the Olympic Beach Volleyball Competition held in London’s Horse Guards Parade. This is now... read more

Boys Beat Dutch on Home Sand

Boys Beat Dutch on Home Sand
A boys and girls U17 team travelled last week (25 August)to the beach in Scheveningen, The Hague, Netherlands, together with their coaches, to participate in the Beach Volleyball Continental Cup. On arrival the teams were seeded in a strong field, with Czech Rep ranked 1, Netherlands 2, Slovakia 3 and our... read more

2013 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship

2013 CEV U20 Beach Volleyball European Championship
Matt Hunter and Ryan Stout part of Volleyball England Beach Volleyball development squad, travelled to Vilnius, Lithuania, to represent England in the CEV U-20 European Beach Volleyball Championship’s. The team arrived late on the Tuesday night and on the first day, the schedule consisted of two training sessions with the Greek... read more

NEVZA Under 19 Results

NEVZA Under 19 Results
The newly formed Volleyball England Junior National Beach Volleyball programme had it’s first international challenge in the form of the 2013 Northern European Volleyball Association (NEVZA) Under 19 Beach Volleyball Championships in Drammen, Norway between 13-15th August. After a summer of preparation at both Volleyball England Beach Tour events and holding camps,... read more

UEL Announces New Volleyball Coach

UEL Announces New Volleyball Coach
This week the University of East London (UEL) announced the appointment of their fulltime Volleyball Coach and Development Officer, Tomasz Morawski. Tomasz is an FiVB level 2 coach and was previously Volleyball Development Coach at the University of East Anglia. He is currently Head Coach of the England Central Girls Divisional squad,... read more

England Club Champions to play in Poland

England Club Champions to play in Poland
Polonia London Volleyball Club – the current club champions of England – have been invited by the Polish volleyball club PGE Skra Belchatow to play an exhibition match, to take place during the biggest volleyball fan jamboree in Poland. PGE SKra Belchatow’s Chairmen, Konrad Piechoki stated, “We have watched Polonia closely... read more

Crystal Palace VolleyFest 2013

Crystal Palace VolleyFest 2013
The British Beach Volleyball team of Chris Gregory and Jake Sheaf are not only striving for Olympic qualification come Rio 2016 but are also a driving force in the development of beach volleyball. After setting up the Crystal Palace Beach Volleyball Club and many events this year, they’ve been able to... read more

VEBT Weymouth Classic Results

VEBT Weymouth Classic Results
Hot on the heels of the third leg of the VEBT was Weymouth, the fourth and final stop on the Tour before the Finals in Margate on the 24-25th August. This event traditionally attracts a strong entry, and this year was no different with no less than 5 Olympians taking part in... read more

Masters Volleyball is Back

Masters Volleyball is Back
Masters Volleyball makes a return to the E.I.S. Sheffield on the 31st August 2013 with an array of former Internationals and top flight players taking part. After the initial success of its inaugural tournament last year, organisers Ian Towers and David Roberts have been working hard to ensure this year’s event... read more

Results from this weekend's Great Yarmouth VEBT

Results from this weekend's Great Yarmouth VEBT
After a 3 week break, the Volleyball England Beach Tour was back on the road, this time on the East coast in Great Yarmouth. The players descended on what started as a foggy Saturday morning, although the sun soon burned through the clouds and cleared the air.The pick of... read more

Volleyball England's new President has been confirmed

Volleyball England's new President has been confirmed
Wayne Coyle has been confirmed as Volleyball England's new President after being successfully elected at today's AGM in Loughborough.  Wayne takes over from former President Richard Callicott OBE who leaves after two successful terms.Richard, a popular figure within the sporting world, leaves the organization having served as President for 8... read more

Northumbria Nets National BUCS Award

Northumbria Nets National BUCS Award
BUCS President John Inverdale played host to the BUCS Awards Dinner 2013 last week, celebrating the very best of university sport of the 2012-2013 season and it is of little surprise that volleyball’s Team Northumbria were a triumphant highlight. The evening, hosted at Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University, and the awards that are... read more

Weston-super-Mare VEBT Results

Weston-super-Mare VEBT Results
The Volleyball England Beach Tour was back on the road this week as a sun drenched Weston-super-Mare welcomed the VEBT back for a second year. The setting was perfect as a mix of new and familiar faces descended on the busy south west coast.Top seeds Mark Garcia-Kidd and Carl... read more

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