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Volley 123 club network continues to grow!

Volley 123 club network continues to grow!
Volleyball England’s Volley 123 club network continues to grow as volleyball clubs across the country demonstrate their quality, safety and accessibility for young players in their local community. Congratulations from Volleyball England to the five volleyball clubs joining the network since the beginning of the season and the three... read more

Young Referee ‘SUPERSTARS’ Applications Now Open!

Young Referee ‘SUPERSTARS’ Applications Now Open!
Every year Volleyball England host’s the Inter-regional Championships and the National Let’s Play Volleyball festival, where we look to take keen young referees to help us officiate at the games. This is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in refereeing, whether this is something they do for fun,... read more

Horsham Volleyball Club awarded £9,300 from Sport England!

Horsham Volleyball Club awarded £9,300 from Sport England!
Congratulations to Horsham Volleyball Club in Sussex who have recently been awarded £9,300 from the Sport England Small Grants programme! The club initially formed from a group of players who had been using the beach court installed in Horsham Park over the summer – supported by Horsham Leisure Link the... read more

Academy Athletes Benefit from £3m Elite Performance Centre

Academy Athletes Benefit from £3m Elite Performance Centre
Work is nearing completion of the first stage of Loughborough College’s £3 million investment into an Elite Athlete Performance centre and accommodation. The centre is based on the existing accommodation site called the Gables which houses the athletes at the National Academy. The two part development sees the refurbishment of a mid-nineteenth... read more

Regional Champions Trophy Date Announced!

Regional Champions Trophy Date Announced!
We’re excited to announce that this year the Regional Champions Trophy will take place on the 19th-20th May 2012 at the National Volleyball Centre, Kettering. The Regional Champions Trophy is the only adult competition where the best teams from England's 9 regions come together to represent thier region in one... read more

National Young Coaching Academy

National Young Coaching Academy
Friday 17th February 2012 saw 17 of our most highly recommended Young Leaders selected to attend the Youth Sport Trusts ‘National Young Coaches Academy’ which took place over the whole weekend at Loughborough University.Those talented Young Leaders were;• Sophie Banks• Angel Beckford• Rob Bellamy• Laura Berry• Hariete Demnitz-King• Shauna... read more

Opening up school facilities for local sports clubs!

Opening up school facilities for local sports clubs!
This week Sport England published guidance which will help thousands of schools across the country open up their sporting facilities to the local community.At the moment, 76 per cent of sports halls, 73 per cent of artificial grass pitches, 29 per cent of swimming pools and 52 per cent... read more

Volleyball England Club of the Year 2012 entries open!

Volleyball England Club of the Year 2012 entries open!
Volleyball England are pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 2012 Club of the Year Award! We’re encouraging all affiliated clubs to enter to showcase the fantastic work that you are doing to raise the profile of Volleyball in England and to help us celebrate the achievements of... read more

Exciting development for Young Referees!

Exciting development for Young Referees!
As part of Volleyball England’s push for the development of opportunities for our Young People workforce, we are pleased to announce the recruitment of regional volunteer ‘Young Official Deployment Officers.'The role of the Young Official Deployment Officer is to not only maintain our network of people delivering and receiving... read more

English Referees travel to the Intercontinental Cup

English Referees travel to the Intercontinental Cup
The WOVD announced that London 2012 Sitting Volleyball referees Dee Wauchope and Glynn Archibald have been nominated to represent England at the Intercontinental Cup.   Dee and Glynn travelled with the Men and Women’s Great Britain Sitting Volleyball teams on Wednesday 29th February to Cairo, Egypt where the competition will take place... read more

Round-Up from the U16s and U18s Last 8s

Round-Up from the U16s and U18s Last 8s
Last weekend the National Volleyball Centre, Kettering played host to the U18 and U16 Last 8s National Championships, with the U18's playing on the Saturday and the U16's on Sunday. After a weekend of thrilling volleyball action eight teams have earned their place in the National Finals:Men's U18s Final Boswells Vs Newcastle... read more

Teams Edge Closer to the National Cup Finals

Teams Edge Closer to the National Cup Finals
The stage is set for a jam packed weekend of semi-final cup action, with many teams eager for the chance to compete at National Cup Finals weekend on the 28th & 29th April 2012 in the Cup, Shield, Under 16 and Under 18 competitions held at the National Volleyball Centre, Kettering.The pick of the matches will see... read more

GB Sitting Mens Team take on Legends!

GB Sitting Mens Team take on Legends!
The men’s Great Britain sitting volleyball team will be competing in their last international competition in Cairo, Egypt from 29th Feb-10th March before the London 2012 Paralympic Games. This competition is the final chance for an international team to qualify for London (GB men have already qualified via the host spot),... read more

Exciting Volunteering Opportunities

Exciting Volunteering Opportunities
Would you like to play a part in a major sporting event?  Volleyball England is offering you the opportunity to be involved in our Super 8 Play Offs and National Cup Finals!  Both events feature some of the best volleyball players in England and takes place at the National Volleyball Centre in... read more

More Plus Programme success!

More Plus Programme success!
The Plus Programme continues to go from strength to strength with a number of new sign ups in 2012, including Sarah Devon.  She did the Volleyball England Young Leaders award late in 2011 when she started her sports course at college and moved on to the Plus Programme after her helping... read more

Grand Prix V

Grand Prix V
The final grand prix of the 2011-2012 series was held at Stoke Mandeville. The teams arrived eager to get going as this was their last chance to pick up points to go towards the final league standings.Eagles & Gators were the first winners of the day in Tier 1,... read more

Sports Industry Awards 2012 Shortlist Unveiled

Sports Industry Awards 2012 Shortlist Unveiled
After a rigorous steering process involving more than 40 key figures from across the industry and 50 hours of intensive judging – fully overseen by Deloitte, the Official Independent Scrutineer of the Sport Industry Awards, to ensure absolute transparency and impartiality – the list of nominees represents the best the industry... read more

Student Cup Final 2012 Results!

Student Cup Final 2012 Results!
UEA Sportspark in Norwich played host to two-days of enthralling competition that saw University College Cork edge out Bournemouth in the men’s final and the University London Union overcome strong competition from the Cambridge Blues in the women’s final to be crowned men’s and women’s Student Cup 2012 champions! The event saw... read more

3Touch Magazine Survey Closes this Friday!

3Touch Magazine Survey Closes this Friday!
Thank you to those who have already given us your feedback - we have had a fantastic response so far.. There's now just five days to go to submit your feedback in the Volleyball England 3Touch magazine survey. It's a fantastic opportunity for all members and subscribers who receive 3Touch to let... read more

BPA Announces Free Tickets for all Retired Paralympians

BPA Announces Free Tickets for all Retired Paralympians
To mark the 200 days to go milestone tomorrow (Saturday February 11) to the London 2012 Paralympic Games, the British Paralympic Association today announced that it will give two tickets to the London Games to every retired Paralympian who has ever represented Great Britain at the Paralympic... read more

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