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Weekend Results - Division 2 and 3 round up

Weekend Results - Division 2 and 3 round up
Men’s NVL 24th/25th Novemeber  Division 2 NorthLeeds vs Newcastle Staffs 2 3-2 (25-22, 20-25, 23-25, 25-19, 16-14)Northumbria/Middlesbrough Academy vs Brentwoood Estonians  3-0 (25-12, 25-22, 25-14)Wigan Seahawks vs Brentwood Estonians 3-2 (20-25, 29-27, 22-25, 25-19, 15-6)Northumbria/Middlesbrough Academy vs Wigan Seahawks 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-13)Loughborough Students vs Leicester VC... read more

Weekend Results - Super 8s and Division 1 round up

Weekend Results - Super 8s and Division 1 round up
Team Northumbria are still the team to beat in both the men's and women's Super 8s as both teams remain undefeated in eight and seven games into their respective campaigns. Elsewhere in the Super 8s and Division 1 it was a good weekend for the home teams with 13 home wins... read more

Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix II - round up

Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix II - round up
(Photograph courtesy of David Marks)The Grand Prix Series reconvened for the 2nd Grand Prix of the season at Ashcombe Volleyball Centre in Dorking on Sunday 25th November.The weekend played to what was one of the best Grand Prix’s the Series has seen since it inception. There were... read more

Tom wins top Coaching Award

Tom wins top Coaching Award
(photograph courtesy of sports coach UK) Tom Middleton MBE has won the prestigious title of Children’s Coach of the Year at the UK Coaching Awards 2012. Supported by Gillette and hosted by Sports Coach UK, the awards recognise and celebrate the talent, hardwork and dedication of coaches and those involved with developing... read more

Peter Booth

Peter Booth
(Picture: Peter Booth (no.2) with his team mates of Tonbridge V.C) It is with great sadness that Volleyball England report that Peter Booth passed away following a road accident on Monday 19th November.Players and members of the London Volleyball Association will recall Peter Booth, back in the 1970s and 1980s.read more

Young volleyball players prepare for National Talent Camp

Young volleyball players prepare for National Talent Camp
Eleven volleyball players from across the country are gearing up to attend the Youth Sport Trust’s National Talent Camp at Loughborough University from 3 – 6 January 2013, where they will be put through their paces and learn what it takes to become Olympic champions.13 year old Yasmin Frances... read more

Volleyball England Secure NEVZA U17 Championships

Volleyball England Secure NEVZA U17 Championships
This past week saw the annual CEV General Assembly take place in Luxembourg. 47 National Federations were in attendance at the congress which reviews the last year of activity within European Volleyball and enables planning for the year to come. Lisa Wainwright, Volleyball England Chief Executive and Richard Callicott, Volleyball England President... read more

UK Coaching Awards 2012 Finalists Announced

UK Coaching Awards 2012 Finalists Announced
(Picture: Coach Ashley Trodden (no.4) leads the team talk for Malory Eagles and Surrey Gators at the 2012 Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix Finals) Volleyball England is proud to announce that coaches Ashley Trodden and Tom Middleton have been shortlised for the presitgious UK Coaching Awards 2012. The awards hosted by sports coach UK... read more

Warrington Wolves Learn to Dig It

Warrington Wolves Learn to Dig It
Great Britain Women’s libero, Maria Bertelli took time out after being inducted into the Volleyball England Hall of Fame to join youngsters in Warrington at the launch of the Warrington Wolves Volleyball Club, the junior section of Bridgewater Diamonds VC.The new junior section has formed as a result of... read more

Dr Don Anthony MBE Hall of Fame

Dr Don Anthony MBE Hall of Fame
On Saturday 10th November the Great Britain Men’s and Women's Volleyball, Beach Volleyball and Sitting Volleyball Teams which competed at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games were inducted into the Dr Don Anthony MBE Hall of Fame.  The Dr Don Anthony MBE Hall of Fame celebrates international calibre  players, coaches and referees.    Volleyball England’s... read more

Dr Don Anthony MBE Remembered

Dr Don Anthony MBE Remembered
On November 8, at the British Olympic Association Headquarters in Central London, members of the Olympic family paid tribute to Olympian Dr. Don Anthony MBE, who died earlier this year. Don’s wife Jadwiga and son Marek received the British Olympic Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award on his behalf from outgoing BOA Chairman Lord... read more

Volleyball England Coach of the Year Awards 2012

Volleyball England Coach of the Year Awards 2012
This year’s Coach of the Year Awards were presented at the opening stage of the Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix season, at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering. Richard Harrison, Coaches Commission President and Rob Richardson, Paralympian and Captain of the GB men’s sitting volleyball team presented the awards.It was... read more

Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix Series gets under way

Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix Series gets under way
The eagerly awaited first Grand Prix post Paralympic Games took place at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering on Saturday 20th October, which featured GB’s Paralympians as they took to the court for their club teams to inspire the next generation.  Tier 1 of the competition included the top five teams from... read more

Lisa Wainwright selected for global FIVB Ethics Panel

Lisa Wainwright selected for global FIVB Ethics Panel
Lisa Wainwright, Chief Executive of Volleyball England, has been appointed by the FIVB as one of the five members of the Ethics Panel of the International Volleyball Federation. Her appointment was made at the FIVB’s 33rd World Congress held in Anaheim, USA in September. The only European candidate elected to join the... read more

Membership Proposals

Membership Proposals
After the highs of this summer’s Olympics and Paralympic Games, the focus is now on how we capitalise on the enthusiasm and interest in volleyball. It is time to take stock on how we can do more for our members and new participants coming in to the sport. The way we serve... read more

Volleyball England Student Cup 2012-13 entries now open!

Volleyball England Student Cup 2012-13 entries now open!
The Volleyball England Student Cup, one of the biggest indoor student volleyball competitions in the UK, has opened for entry. The qualifier rounds are held in November and December at different venues around the country, including the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering, with the finals held at UEA Sportspark in... read more

Volleyball England Beach Tour aired on Sky Sports

Volleyball England Beach Tour aired on Sky Sports
Throughout the Olympic Games, Beach Volleyball captured the attention of the world at its iconic London venue, Horse Guards Parade.Now Volleyball England are pleased to announce that the Volleyball England Beach Tour Finals will be aired on Sky Sports 4 HD on the 16th and 17th of October –... read more

Nominate your Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year!

Nominate your Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year!
The 2012 Sunday Times sportswomen of the Year Awards launched recently, supported by the Sport and Recreation Alliance, UK Sport, Sport England and the Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation (WSFF). Now in their 25th year, our Sportswomen of the Year Awards are among the most influential in the sporting calendar. This is your... read more

Dr Don Anthony MBE – Memorial Event

Dr Don Anthony MBE – Memorial Event
A memorial event will be held in Dr Don Anthony MBE’s honour on Thursday 8th November at 5:00pm.Dr Anthony spent the past 60 years developing, educating and empowering people through his work in sport, both as a professional educator and in a voluntary capacity. In October 2011 he was... read more

Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix - Take up the challenge!

Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix - Take up the challenge!
Sitting Volleyball took the nation by storm at London 2012 Paralympic Games and we are now giving everyone the opportunity to play in the Sitting Volleyball Grand Prix.You don’t need to have played before, tuition will be available on the day. So get some friends, your team or your... read more

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