Sara Hughes and Kelly Cheng take Women’s Torquay Challenge title

The USA team of Sara Hughes and Kelly Cheng were crowned Torquay Challenge champions today after defeating Lvwen Yuan and Jie Dong (CHN)  in the Women’s Final of the Beach Pro Tour tournament, the first of three events featured in the Great Ocean Road Beach Volleyfest. The top seeded team of the Challenge event were dominant, leading from the very…

Athletes from 24 countries will take to the court for the Beach Pro Tour Challenge event in Torquay

Seventy-three teams representing 24 different countries will take to the court in Torquay from tomorrow until Sunday 27 November to compete in the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Challenge, the first event of the Great Ocean Road Beach Volleyfest. As the Beach Pro Tour season winds down towards the inaugural Finals in Doha, Qatar (26-29 January) and the Olympic qualification…

Asian Beach Volleyball Tour Coming to Mollymook, NSW

The Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Beach Volleyball Tour is coming down under in 2023, as Mollymook on the NSW South Coast has been announced as the host of the Australian leg of the tour. Running from 27 – 30 April 2023, the four-day volleyball festival will bring the top beach volleyball players in Asia to Australian shores to compete on…

AVL – Young Echidnas show plenty of promise in first AVL year

At their first year in the AVL, the Tasmanian Echidnas are considered by many the league’s underdogs, but that doesn’t mean that they won’t make the other teams fight hard for their points. A Tasmania-based volleyball franchise built with the aim of bringing together the best players from around the State and building a pathway for Tasmanian young talents, the…

Internal Sports Tribunal – Expression of Interest  

Are you interested in sports integrity? Have you thought of yourself as an adjudicator? Volleyball Australia needs you! Volleyball Australia has recently revamped its integrity policies including adopting Sport Integrity Australia’s National Integrity Framework. Under our new policy framework for managing disputes and disciplinary action, there may be times where we need to convene an Internal Tribunal Hearing to hear…

Volleyball Australia Disability Participation Working Group Committee EOI

Volleyball Australia (VA) in partnership with its disability community stakeholders wishes to introduce a framework and associated actions to enable VA to engage and collaborate with the disability community and provide oversight of, and support for the production of participation opportunities for the disability community, including at the high performance level. It is therefore proposed by the VA Board that…

CURRENT VACANCIES | Volleyball Australia

Volleyball Australia is currently seeking applications for the roles of Strength and Conditioning Coach (Australian Volleyball Academy) and Queensland Academy of Sport Assistant Coach. Strength and Conditioning Coach, Australian Volleyball Academy. Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra P/T role – 20hrs a week (Salary commensurate with experience) Applications close on Tuesday 17th May at 5pm. The Australian Volleyball Academy is seeking an…

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…

VOLLEYBALL AUSTRALIA WELCOMES KIEREN PERKINS AS NEW CEO OF SPORT AUSTRALIA

Volleyball Australia today welcomes the appointment of Australian Sports Commission’s new CEO, Kieren Perkins OAM. An Olympic swimming champion with strong business and sports governance experience, Volleyball Australia is excited to work with Kieren in what is set to be an exciting new era of Australian sport. With the runway to Brisbane 2032 Olympic & Paralympic Games providing national sports…