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2014 Beach Student Cup entry is now open

2014 Beach Student Cup entry is now open
Entries for the 2014 Beach Student Cup are now open.The Volleyball England Beach Student Cup is one of the biggest student beach competitions of the year. Students from universities from all over the country will converge on Croyde beach for 2 days of intense beach volleyball competition with the... read more

British Volleyball Federation Update

British Volleyball Federation Update
Alla Main, the new BVF president has, along with the presidents of the home nation volleyball governing bodies, published an open letter on the British Volleyball website giving an update on the current status and future plans for British Volleyball. The other presidents are Wayne Coyle – President Volleyball England Mel Coutts -... read more

Sportbeat Festival Returns

Sportbeat Festival Returns
The SportBeat Festival is guaranteed to be an action-packed weekend; it's an event for all the family to enjoy. Oxstalls Sports Park is the venue, previously used for the hugely popular Timeout Gloucester City Festival of Volleyball, which ran for 24 years, the organisers for which have been enlisted to help... read more

Student Cup Champions Crowned!

Student Cup Champions Crowned!
Student Cup Finals 2013-14 UEA Sportspark in Norwich played host to two-days of enthralling competition that saw Bournemouth (Men) and Durham (Women) confirm positions at the top of student volleyball tree after being crowned Champions at the Volleyball England Student Cup Finals. Durham impressed with a commanding straight sets victory over ULU, 2-0... read more

The perfect partnership - itsu and Volleyball England

The perfect partnership - itsu and Volleyball England
Volleyball England are delighted to announce their official partnership with itsu through the 2014, 2015 and 2016 seasons of the Volleyball England Beach Tour.Lisa Wainwright, Chief Executive of Volleyball England said of the partnership "We are delighted to have itsu as an official partner of the Volleyball England Beach... read more

UK Sport funding announcement

UK Sport funding announcement
Statement by BVF President Alla Main following UK Sport funding allocation announcement: “Following a thorough evidence based submission to UK Sport of the Women’s Beach Volleyball Programme for ‘high performance’ funding, today we heard the news that the Programme will no longer receive any funded support. The submission was... read more

Student Cup Finals 2013-14 - The Results

Student Cup Finals 2013-14 - The Results
UEA Sportspark in Norwich played host to two-days of enthralling competition that saw Bournemouth (Men) and Durham (Women) confirm positions at the top of student volleyball tree after being crowned Champions at the Volleyball England Student Cup Finals.Durham impressed with a commanding straight sets victory over ULU, 2-0 (25-15,... read more

Voting Extended for the Biggest Volleyball Night of the Year

Voting Extended for the Biggest Volleyball Night of the Year
This is your opportunity to recognise the best in our sport. And you haven’t got long to decide as voting closes on Monday 10th March. So who do you think has made a difference this season? Once you’ve decided, please fill in the nomination form. Categories include:Club of the yearread more

WITAMY, BIENVENUE, BENVENUTO

WITAMY, BIENVENUE, BENVENUTO
Witamy in Polish, Bienvenue in French and Benvenuto in Italian. WELCOME in Polish, French and Italian. Welcome to this great new idea which encourages as many people from the Polish, French and Italian communities to start playing volleyball here in the UK.  Volleyball England and our consultancy partner Tweedekeer have recognised that volleyball is an... read more

City of Sheffield Volleyball Club

City of Sheffield Volleyball Club
University Volleyball Clubs amalgamate with Sheffield VC to form the City of Sheffield Volleyball Club  After nearly a year and a half of negotiations representatives from the city's three volleyball clubs, Sheffield Hallam, Sheffield University and Sheffield met on Friday to sign a service level agreement that amalgamated the three existing clubs... read more

CEV Happy with Development Centre Progress

CEV Happy with Development Centre Progress
Luxembourg, January 8, 2014. CEV President André Meyer chaired on Wednesday a meeting that was attended by the Directors of the four Regional Volleyball Development Centres (RVDC’s) established by the FIVB/CEV in Azerbaijan, England, Italy, and Luxembourg and that have already turned into real “hubs” for Volleyball excellence. The meeting was... read more

Young Volleyball Coach Wins Top Award

Young Volleyball Coach Wins Top  Award
Terrell Jordan, 18, from Battersea, London scooped the award for Adaptability and Compassion at the National Young Coaches Academy in Loughborough University. Terrell, who plays and coaches at Ernest Bevin College was one of 200 young Coaches selected from 10 governing bodies (athletics, badminton, basketball, boccia, football, hockey, rugby union, swimming, table... read more

England U20 Men make history

England U20 Men make history
Norway beat England 3-0 (28-26, 25-13, 25-20) in a tense final match.  Both teams had already qualified for the Second Round of the Men’s 2014 CEV U20 Championship, but wanted to go into this undefeated.  This is the first time the English team have qualified for the Second Round. Norway took the... read more

Participation numbers for the last 12 months

Participation numbers for the last 12  months
  “We are encouraged by the numbers that we received today”, said Lisa Wainwright Chief Executive for Volleyball England in a reaction to the latest Active People Survey. This survey is the official statistics that sport organisations receive from Sport England. The survey shows a slight increase in weekly participation by the age group... read more

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

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