The Hub Team

At the Hub we are committed to serving our members to grow and improve all disciplines of volleyball in England and do so by aligning our work to four areas. This includes the three key areas of our 10-year strategy: Volleyball For Life, An Ace Service, and Get Keep Grow. The fourth area covers business services.

Strategic Manager (Volleyball For Life)

Gillian Harrison

Strategic Manager (Volleyball For Life)

Gillian helps us to better understand, articulate and promote the opportunitiesthat volleyball provides for anyone, at any stage of their life. This includes the management of the talent pathways for all disciplines as well as the technical development of education and training programmes.

T: 01509 227734

Strategic Manager (Get Keep Grow)

Vicki Carr

Strategic Manager (Get Keep Grow)

Vicki works to strengthen the English volleyball club structure by helping clubs achieve their ambitions. This includes the development of membership packages and supporting systems for administrators, players, coaches and officials.

T: 01509 227729

Strategic Manager (An Ace Service)

Rob Payne

Strategic Manager (An Ace Service)

Rob works collaboratively to deliver and continuously improve the products and services that most benefit the clubs and the wider volleyball community. This includes, but is not limited to, all Volleyball England competitions and events.

T: 01509 227738

Strategic Manager (Digital & Communications)

Stewart Thorpe

Strategic Manager (Digital & Communications)

Stewart is responsible for generating high-quality content assets, maintaining excellent levels of dialogue with the volleyball community and raising the profile of the sport. He also oversees and drives the organisation's digital transformation through the development of the website and other software platforms.

T: 01509 227736

Financial Consultant

Kevin Fletcher

Financial Consultant

Kevin is responsible for the integrity and accuracy of the figures produced by Volleyball England. This is done by keeping up to date with the latest financial practices and maintaining robust financial systems and procedures.

Project Lead (DiSE & Education)

Bertrand Olie

Project Lead

Bertrand leads on the delivery and reporting of a wide range of education projects and programmes. He is Volleyball England's lead for our Diploma in Sporting Excellence, or DiSE for short.

Project Lead (Competitions)

John Worrall 

Project Lead

John leads on the delivery and reporting of a wide range of projects and programmes supporting the implementation of Volleyball England's strategy, The Game Plan.

T: 01509 227737

Project Lead (Data & Insight)

Daniel Ward

Project Lead

Dan leads on the delivery and reporting of a wide range of projects and programmes supporting the implementation of Volleyball England's strategy, The Game Plan.

Project Lead (Workforce Development & Courses)

Natasha Buckland

Project Lead

Natasha leads on the delivery and reporting of a wide range of projects and programmes supporting the implementation of Volleyball England's strategy, The Game Plan.

Project Lead (Clubs & Memberships)

Laura Woodruff

Project Lead

Laura leads on the delivery and reporting of a wide range of projects and programmes supporting the implementation of Volleyball England's strategy, The Game Plan.

Project Lead (Talent)

Mark Garcia-Kidd

Project Lead

Mark leads on the delivery and reporting of a wide range of projects and programmes supporting the implementation of Volleyball England's strategy, The Game Plan.

Finance Assistant

Adam Freundlich

Finance Assistant

Adam is responsible for assisting the Financial Consultant in the preparation and maintenance of all financial records, which support the efficient and effective running of Volleyball England.

Digital and Communications Assistant

Charlotte Lingham

Digital and Communications Assistant

Charlotte works closely with Volleyball England staff and volunteers to assist in the generation of high-quality content assets, newsletters and articles as well as the management of Volleyball England’s website and social media channels.