Hundreds of kids, teachers and coaches join latest School Project activities in Iceland

More and more children – as well as teachers and coaches – are making themselves familiar with Volleyball in Iceland with the help of the CEV School Project ‘Play Volleyball – Grow with it’. The project, officially launched last year in the country, resumed in mid-August with a course specifically addressed to physical education teachersContinue reading “Hundreds of kids, teachers and coaches join latest School Project activities in Iceland”

Kessel & Radchatagriengkai: “Learn together with the kid & don’t be afraid of mistakes!”

With the CEV Coaches Convention just around the corner (16-18 September, Skopje, North Macedonia), participants are looking forward to meeting and learning from keynote speakers John Kessel and Kiattipong Radchatagriengkai. Warming up for the event where 160+ coaches and teachers will delve together into Volleyball development at grassroot levels, Mr. Kessel and Mr. Radchatagriengkai shareContinue reading “Kessel & Radchatagriengkai: “Learn together with the kid & don’t be afraid of mistakes!””

CEV, Scottish Volleyball and Volleyball Ireland join forces for the good of the sport

On Wednesday, August 10, CEV President Aleksandar Boričić and CEV Senior Vice-President Renato Arena had a productive meeting with the Irish and the Scottish Volleyball Federations, in Edinburgh, Scotland. This meeting between CEV and the two Federations included discussions in relation to the potential hosting/organisation of the Women’s U20 European Championship in 2024 and theContinue reading “CEV, Scottish Volleyball and Volleyball Ireland join forces for the good of the sport”

CEV highest authorities pay visit to Scotland ahead of historic #EuroVolleyU20W

CEV President Aleksandar Boričić and CEV Senior Vice-President Renato Arena have travelled to Scotland for a series of high-profile meetings with representatives of Scottish Volleyball as well as local authorities. The first meeting with Margaret Ann Fleming MBE, Chief Executive Officer of Scottish Volleyball and CEV Vice-President, included discussions on strategic planning for the future,Continue reading “CEV highest authorities pay visit to Scotland ahead of historic #EuroVolleyU20W”

Obituary – Evangelos Koutouleas

The Volleyball family mourns the premature and untimely death of Evangelos Koutouleas. After enjoying a successful career as a Volleyball player, Koutouleas transitioned into coaching, working initially in Greece before moving to England in 2009 – where he spent as many as seven years. The next stop was Cyprus – after the Cyprus Volleyball FederationContinue reading “Obituary – Evangelos Koutouleas”

England reign supreme in Scotland

Another sunny day played host to the final matches of SCA Ayr 2022. The day began with Monaco’s Ferry/Ferry reaching their third Scottish SCA final in 4 years, defeating Scots McKelvie/Stewart 21-19, 21-14. In an all-English Semi-Final, Gleed/Jones beat compatriots Bello/Soczewka 21-17, 21-11 to earn their place in the final. The Third Place Playoffs followedContinue reading “England reign supreme in Scotland”

Volleyball Ireland aiming for sustainability

Volleyball Ireland has announced a new collaboration with Impact 3 Zero, a dedicated sports and sustainability ‘impact agency’ aimed at helping Volleyball Ireland build a comprehensive sustainability strategy and shape the healthiest future for itself, community and environment. “Our new engagement with Impact 3 Zero makes complete sense,” says Gary Stewart, CEO at Volleyball Ireland.Continue reading “Volleyball Ireland aiming for sustainability”

Volleyball Ireland Wins Best Sports Governing Body

Volleyball Ireland are proud and honoured to win NGB of the Year at the Irish Sports Industry Awards. VLY. fought off strong competition to win the coveted award, which recognises excellent governance and development of sports organisations. Despite the Covid-19 restrictions on indoor sport, Volleyball Ireland (VLY) has thrived over the last year growing andContinue reading “Volleyball Ireland Wins Best Sports Governing Body”

Impeccable San Marino top charts at men’s SCA event

On Sunday, San Marino emerged as the eventual winners of the men’s SCA tournament held in Torshavn, Faroe Islands, as they completed a clean sweep of their matches following a 3-0 shutout of Scotland (25-21, 25-19, 25-15). San Marino did only concede three sets in the process – as they were obviously the dominant forceContinue reading “Impeccable San Marino top charts at men’s SCA event”