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CEV Championships on TV

CEV Championships on TV
Volleyball England are pleased to announce that the upcoming 2014 CEV U20 Volleyball European Championship first round matches that are taking place in England will be shown exclusively on LAOLA1.tv England’s matches against Azerbaijan and Norway will be shown on the sports network and viewers will be able to watch both matches... read more

Former GB Player Appointed as Performance Coach

Former GB Player Appointed as Performance Coach
The University of Essex has appointed former International volleyball player Alex Porter as Performance Coach. His appointment forms part of a growing investment by the University of Essex in performance sport including three volleyball scholarships this year alone. A former England and Great Britain player, Alex has also played for professional clubs in... read more

Top of the table!

Top of the table!
Today saw the second match of the Men’s CEV U20 Volleyball European Championship - England versus Azerbaijan.  With Azerbaijan having lost the first match, they were very keen to get off to a good start.  Both teams started with strong attacks but soon England took a 6-3 lead, followed by a score... read more

Day 1 of the CEV U20 Men's Championship

Day 1 of the CEV U20 Men's Championship
The 2014 CEV U20 Men’s Championships got underway today at the National Volleyball Centre, Kettering. The first match saw Norway beat Azerbaijan 3-0. Nerves were playing a role in the beginning and the teams were quite evenly matched.  However slowly Norway gained control of the game and Azerbaijan had to take time... read more

CEV U20 Volleyball European Championship

CEV U20 Volleyball European Championship
Volleyball England is pleased to announce that we will be hosting Round 1 of the 2014 CEV U20 Volleyball European Championship- Men. The event, to be held at the FIVB/CEV Regional Volleyball Development Centre or also known as National Volleyball Centre, Kettering between 3rd - 5th January 2014, will see teams from England, Azerbaijan and... read more

Exciting event volunteering opportunity

Exciting event volunteering opportunity
Would you like to be part of the highest level International volleyball event in England since the Olympic and Paralympic Games?Volleyball England is offering you the opportunity to volunteer at the CEV U20 Men’s European Championships!  The first round takes place at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering and... read more

International Paralympic Committee Appoint TD for Rio

International Paralympic Committee Appoint TD for Rio
The International Paralympic Committee has appointed World ParaVolley Sport Director Denis Le Breuilly as the Technical Delegate for Sitting Volleyball at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, a role to which he was also appointed for the London Games. Among a total of over forty elements to be organised and ‘signed off’,... read more

NVL: The season so far...

NVL: The season so far...
As we rapidly approach the Christmas break, some teams will be heading into the holiday season with solid start to the 2013-14 NVL under their belts. For others, it will be a time to regroup and hope for a better start to the second half of the season.In Men’s... read more

Great Britain Sitting Volleyball

Great Britain Sitting Volleyball
Do you think you may be eligible to play in International Sitting Volleyball competitions or are you interested in helping develop the GB teams as a 'training player'? Great Britain men and women's programmes are currently recruiting for athletes to join the squads. We are looking for both 'Disability’ (including but not limited... read more

Become a successful Junior National Beach Coach

Become a successful Junior National Beach Coach
With the Junior National Beach Programme athletes having successes both domestically at Junior Volleyball England Beach Tour and internationally at NEVZA U19 and the Youth Continental Cup over the Summer, Volleyball England are now looking to appoint two voluntary Head Coaches for the programmes. By appointing coaches to lead the boys... read more

UKCC Level One course starts in Loughborough

UKCC Level One course starts in Loughborough
Always wanted to become a Volleyball Coach? We have a few places left on our UKCC Level I course starting in Loughborough on 23 November. The course will run for 2 Saturdays on 23 November and 30 November and assessment day will be Saturday 7 December. The UKCC Level 1 Award in... read more

Volleyball England Foundation Fundraiser

Volleyball England Foundation Fundraiser
Volleyball England ran a small stall in the SportPark reception area today to raise funds for The Volleyball England Foundation. Stock included London 2012 Teddy bear box sets, Royal Doulton coasters from IOC , Wedgewood Teapots, Royal Doulton Figurines, etc. These products all make great Christmas gifts and people were still keen... read more

GO Spike Goes Global

GO Spike Goes Global
Through the contacts of Bartek Luszcz from CBL Polonia Volleyball Club in London, we arranged that the Go Spike speed cage secured a place on the Polish stand during this year’s World Tourist Market in Excel London. The World Tourist Market is the second biggest travel show in the world and held... read more

NEVZA Under 17 Championships - Finals

NEVZA Under 17 Championships - Finals
“A wonderful tournament!” said the  organiser Sanjib Sahota, after watching two thrilling finals between the girls from Norway and Denmark and the boys from Sweden and Denmark. The NEVZA tournament took place in our FIVB/CEV Regional Development Centre in Kettering, also known as the National Volleyball Centre.  NEVZA stands for Northern... read more

NEVZA Under 17 Championships

NEVZA Under 17 Championships
The biggest International Volleyball event to be held in England since the Olympics in London is set to take place later this month at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering. For the first time, Volleyball England will be hosting the Northern European Volleyball Zonal (NEVZA) Championships, an event that we are... read more

Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies
Volleyball England currently has a number of exciting career opportunities. There are three full time jobs in our Head Office in Loughborough: Talent Manager (closing date 23rd October), Sitting Volleyball Development Manager (closing date 23rd October) and Workforce Officer (closing date 6th November).  The Talent Manager will provide the national lead in delivering... read more

Duchess of Cambridge Sets for SportsAid

Duchess of Cambridge Sets for SportsAid
The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron of SportsAid, tried her hand at volleyball today, at the Copper Box in London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. She met with players and coaches from the sport before joining in. Her Royal Highness met with young athletes from a number of sports, including wheelchair basketball, CP football,... read more

NEVZA U19 Round up

NEVZA U19 Round up
The England under 19 national team is having one of their most successful tournaments in recent years at the annual European International competition, NEVZA (Northern European Volleyball Zonal Association). The junior men have secured an incredible fourth place with the junior women taking the sixth spot. England came to the competition this... read more

Young Coach Programme – Applications Open

Young Coach Programme – Applications Open
Applications are now open for aspiring young volleyball coaches to join the national young coach’s programme. Last year 20 young coaches from Volleyball England took part in the National Young Coaches Academy held at Loughborough University. Each young coach attended the three day conference which provides a unique opportunity for young coaches... read more

Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix 1

Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix 1
The first of 5 Sitting Grand Prix events took place today at the National Volleyball Centre, Kettering. East London Lynx, 2012-13 Champions, and Loughborough Lions opened proceedings. It was the former who got off to a winning start, taking the match in two sets. Battleback's first game was against Portsmouth; both... read more

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