Youngest referee developing skills at Australian Youth Beach Volleyball Championships

The second day of the Australian Youth Beach Volleyball Championships saw teams from around Australia return to Coolangatta Beach for another action-packed day of competition and camaraderie. More than 510 athletes took to the beach in an effort to test their skills, secure themselves points and advance in the tournament. While the Australian Youth Beach Volleyball Championships is a fantastic…

ParaVolley judge books global ticket

Canberra’s Michael Fitzpatrick recently returned from the 2023 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan. As an experienced referee, the sport has taken him to a number of locations across the world, and at this tournament he was attending alongside fellow Australians technical delegate Glenn Steward, jury member Weiping Wei and referee delegate Stephan Giugni OAM. Volleyball Australia caught up…

VA Referee Committee Welcomes New Member

The Volleyball Australia Referee Committee (VARC) is an advisory committee that provides leadership, direction and technical advice to Volleyball Australia on refereeing and officiating in Australia. The VARC focuses its advice on the areas of pathways, education and technical developments as it continually seeks ways to improve and develop the sport nationally. Under the guidance of Chair George Chalhoub, the…

Expressions of interest for Beach Pro Futures teams & Volleyslam officials

World Volleyball Pro Tour Futures – Australian TeamsVolleyball Australia is calling for Expressions of Interest for Australian teams to be considered for entry into the World Volleyball Pro Tour Futures event at Coolangatta, Queensland on 29 March to 2 April 2023. Applications will close at 5pm on Friday 17 February 2023. For eligibility requirements and to submit your expression of interest,…

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…

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…