England Seniors

England Senior

Volleyball England have been successful in accessing funding from Sport England which allowed a programme to commence in Summer 2016 with a series of training camps and competitions for the England senior squads. As part of the programme, an England senior men's team was selected and the squad had a chance to compete in the 2017 CEV European Championships, beginning with first round qualifications in Norway. Although the team failed to qualify, they showed promise as they beat Hungary 3-1 (25-19, 22-25, 25-19, 25-11).

The team then went on to compete at the annual Knallencupen tournament in Sweden, in September 2016. Where a young England Seniors team won the tournament, playing top level domestic Swedish opposition and showing real promise for the future.

England Senior Men

Position

Name

Head Coach

Simon Loftus

Team Manager

Andy Jones

Assistant Coach

Ben Pipes

Assistant Coach

Jefferson Williams

Statistician

Steve Matthews

Libero

Matt Howe

Middle-blocker

Sonny Chaney

Middle-blocker

Oliver Kimber

Middle-blocker

Ieuan Lamb

Middle-blocker

Philip Smith

Opposite

Liam Jenkinson

Outside-spiker

Adam Bradbury

Outside-spiker

Dan Hunter

Outside-spiker

Ryan Poole

Outside-spiker

Sam Shenton

Setter

Kieran O'Malley

Setter

Kieran Sowden

Senior Women

Volleyball England have been successful in accessing funding from Sport England which allowed a programme to commence in Summer 2016 with a series of training camps and competitions for the England senior squads. In July 2016, an England Senior women's squad was announced ahead of the European Global Challenge in Croatia. The team travelled to Pula, to compete with opposition from across the USA, Europe and national teams from Russia, China, Croatia, and Hungary. The England team showed promise in the tournament, finishing 5th overall in their division.

England Senior Women

Position

Name

Head Coach

David Goodchild

Coach

Audrey Cooper

Coach

Maria Bertelli

Statastician

Matt Bianco

Team Manager

Suzy Stevenson

Libero

Amelia Stamp

Middle

Lauren Joyce

Middle

Verere Oyearone

Middle/Opposite

Ciara Michel

Middle/Outside

Grace Carter

Middle/Outside

Grace Lazard

Outside

Angel Beckford

Outside

Eleanor Cranch

Outside

Paige Fullerton

Outside/Opposite

Jodie Amor

Setter

Jessica Lane

Setter

Jodie Gregson

Setter

Whitney Wilde