VA Announces Beach Volleyfest Officials

We all know that international and domestic competitions don’t happen without the hardworking and dedicated officials who are on the courts for every single game, ensuring the athletes have a fair and fantastic experience. Volleyball Australia recognises and congratulates the 29 referees who have been appointed to the Great Ocean Road Beach Volleyfest, starting in Torquay, Victoria on Wednesday 23…

Referee Kowald Impresses at Birmingham Commonwealth Games

Looking back at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, it wasn’t just our two Aussie teams that proudly represented the green and gold on British sand. If you looked closely at the broadcast, you may have noticed another Aussie on the sidelines, with Tanya Kowald as an event referee. An experienced Australian referee, Kowald has officiated at a number of international…

Position Available – Volleyball Australia National Education Manager

An exciting opportunity exists for a National Education Manager at Volleyball Australia, based at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the National Education Portfolio in line with the Volleyball in Australia Strategic Plan and Volleyball Australia Participation Plan. Please see attached the position description for details of the role. Applicants should…

Volleyball Australia adopts Sport Integrity Australia’s National Integrity Framework

Volleyball Australia is pleased to announce its partnership with Sport Integrity Australia along with the adoption of the National Integrity Framework and associated integrity policies. The National Integrity Framework is a suite of policies, developed by Sport Integrity Australia to protect all participants in sport from integrity threats such as abuse, harassment, misuse of drugs and medicines, match-fixing. This Framework…

AUSTRALIA HOSTS FIRST FIVB LEVEL 2 COACHING COURSE

Volleyball Australia is excited to have hosted the first ever FIVB Level 2 Coaching Course in Australia this week. 29 coaches from right across Australia came together in Sydney for the three day course led by presenter Peter Nonnenbroich. Nonnenbroich hails from Germany, and has a wealth of experience coaching professionally, having been at the helm of numerous European clubs…

VA to host FIVB L2 Coaching Course.

Volleyball Australia is excited to announce that we will host the FIVB Level 2 Coaching Course in Sydney from Saturday 2nd – Wednesday 6th July 2022. This is a great opportunity for coaches to improve their knowledge through the expertise of an official FIVB coach developer, with presentations of the most recent trends of the modern game. Peter Nonnenbroich from…

Your Coach and Referee Accreditations have a new home! 

Volleyball Australia working together with the State and Territory Volleyball Associations, has transitioned to a new platform (RevolutioniseSPORT) to manage Coach and Referee Accreditations. You now have the capability to complete, renew and upgrade your Volleyball Australia accreditations, as well as access your certificates at any time. Find the links to your state or territory volleyball association’s portal through theses…

David Beard selected for AIS Elevate Coach Program

Dual Olympian and Australian Volleyball Academy (AVA) coach David Beard has been selected as one of 16 coaches to take part in this year’s AIS Elevate Coach Program, which focuses on professional development for Performance Pathways coaches. The program for 2022 began with a three-day workshop in Coolangatta last weekend, held in collaboration with the La Trobe University and the…

Volleyball seeks Coach for the Men’s Volleyroos

In partnership with the FIVB under its Volleyball Empowerment initiative, Volleyball Australia (VA) is seeking expressions of interested from experienced coaches for the position of Head Coach of the Australian National Men’s Volleyball Team. With the 2032 Olympic Games to be held in Australia, VA and the FIVB have entered into a multi-year agreement that will support and guide the…