VA President Craig Carracher recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Volleyball Australia (VA) would like to congratulate VA’s President, Craig Carracher AM, on his recognition in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours, as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM). As president of VA since 2013 and a member of the AOC Executive, Mr Carracher has been recognised for his exceptional service and commitment to volleyball in Australia. “Craig’s passion…

Volleyball Australia welcomes Pepe Costa to coaching staff

Volleyball Australia has recently welcomed Olympic beach volleyball coach Pepe Costa to the national coaching staff as the Assistant Coach for the Men’s High Performance Beach Program. Based at the South Australia Institute of Sport, Costa joins the squad of Men’s Beach Volleyroos and Developing Beach Volleyroos based in Adelaide. Having played professional beach volleyball in Brazil for four years…

New Head Coach of Men’s Volleyroos Program

Volleyball Australia is pleased to announce Dave Preston has been appointed as the Head Coach of the Men’s Volleyroos.  The Canadian native has more than 12 years international coaching experience at all levels with Team Canada.  During his tenure with Team Canada, Preston coached the team at two World Championships, one World Cup, four FIVB World Leagues and one Junior World Championships. Coaching in…

Triple Olympian Josh Slack appointed QAS Volleyball Head Coach

Volleyball Australia is pleased to announce Joshua Slack has been appointed as the Queensland Academy of Sport Volleyball Head Coach. Slack is a triple Olympian, having represented Australia in beach volleyball at the Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Slack will lead Volleyball Australia’s development program based at the Queensland Academy of Sport, and will be an…

Position Vacant – Emerging Talent Assistant Coach

Volleyball Australia (VA) is currently seeking applications for the role of Emerging Talent Assistant Coach to work with VA’s Queensland Academy of Sport Emerging Talent program throughout Brisbane and South-East Queensland. The Assistant Coach will support the Emerging Talent Head Coach to plan and deliver a training program comprising of weekly sessions and camps across multiple training centres and locations…

Michael Suter named Senior Men’s Beach Head Coach

Volleyball Australia is pleased to announce Michael Suter as the Head Coach of the Australian Men’s Beach Volleyball team. Suter has been in the role of National Head Coach in Switzerland for six years, during which teams under his guidance were able to achieve Olympic Qualification for the Tokyo Games, three consecutive years in FIVB top-20 rankings and multiple top-10…

Join the Volleyball Australia High Performance Team

Following on from a successful Tokyo Olympic Games campaign, Volleyball Australia (VA) are recruiting a number of coaching roles within its pathways and high performance programs. All roles are contracted for a period of two years, and are based in either of VA’s Adelaide or Brisbane locations. The high performance coaching roles will form part of the team that is…

Australian Volleyball Academy welcomes Dual Olympian David Beard to the team

Volleyball Australia are pleased to announce that dual Olympian David Beard will be joining the Australian Volleyball Academy (AVA) coaching team from 2022.  Former captain of the Indoor Men’s Volleyroos, Beard played 368 international games for Australia from 1992 to 2004. Beard’s career highlight was representing Australia at the Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 Olympic Games. During his playing career,…

VA Staff working from Home

Due to the current Covid situation in the ACT, all our Canberra staff are working from home, until at least the 2nd September. As our office is closed, our phones will be unmanned at this time, it is best to email us directly if you wish to make contact. If you are unsure which staff member you need, please email…