11 Jun 2024

Coach Award courses now open to book

Coach Award courses now open to book

Volleyball England is pleased to announce the next Coach Award courses are open for bookings which will for the first time include sitting volleyball.

The inaugural sitting volleyball course will be led by Ian Legrand, Great Britain Sitting Volleyball Head Coach. 

Indoor (6v6), junior and sitting courses will all hold the residential weekend on 21st/22nd September 2024 at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering. The courses will commence week beginning 15th July 2024 with an introductory webinar.   

The Coach Award is for coaches who already have an Assistant Coach Award (or equivalent), are operating in a club environment and are at least 18 years of age. Coaches must also hold a coach registration with Volleyball England.   

The cost is £510*, which includes bed, breakfast, and evening meal on Saturday 21st September all and all tuition, assessment, and facility fees.  

Indoor, Junior and Sitting course dates  

  • Webinar 1: 15th or 16th July 2024 (19.30hrs to 21.00hrs).  
  • Residential weekend: 21st/22nd September 2024. 
  • Webinar 2: 16th or 17th October 2024 (19.30hrs to 21:00hrs).  
  • Bookings close: 7th July 2024. 












Technical Module 







Session planning, delivery, and review in club setting 




eLearning Modules Assessment and        Volleyball Tasks 

eLearning Modules                            Assessment Tasks                            

Additional course information  

Full attendance at all sessions is mandatory in order to pass the course. In your own time you will also be required to complete eLearning modules and a series of assessment tasks. 

Click on the link to find out more details about the Volleyball England Coach Award, including the topics that will be covered.   

There are 16 spaces available on the indoor and junior courses and 8 on the sitting course, which will be offered on a first come first serve basis.  

There are a few grant funds such as UKCoaching or county Active Partnerships.  You can find your regional partnership HERE

If you have any questions about the course, please email coaching@volleyballengland.org.  

* There is a service fee of 3.2% plus 50p on the VolleyZone booking system. 

How to book  

  1. Access the VolleyZone course portal HERE. Click purchase/register. 
  2. Log into your VolleyZone account using your existing details. 
  3. Expand the search/filter options and select Coach Award course from the event group drop down. Here you will see the available courses listed.  
  4. Select the course that you would like to book onto by clicking add. The course will be added to your basket where you can proceed to checkout and pay for the course. If you do not have the option to add the course to your basket, please ensure that you have an active coach registration for the current season. 

If you have any booking queries, please email volleyzone@volleyballengland.org.