Malta Volleyball Association delivers successful Schools National Championship Year 11 Finals

What a great environment for the young players involved in the Schools National Championship Year 11 Finals organised by the Malta Volleyball Association on January 25! The event formed part of the CEV School Project and was organised by the Malta Volleyball Association in collaboration with the Education Department and SportMalta. These Finals followed theContinue reading “Malta Volleyball Association delivers successful Schools National Championship Year 11 Finals”

School Project activities re-start in Iceland with focus on education

After the break due to the holiday season, the Icelandic Volleyball Association (BLI) resumed their CEV School Project activities in January with a focus on education. The BLI delivered a referee course, followed by a Level-1 Coaching Course, with participation of 10 assistants from Reykjavik and the surrounding areas. In addition to that, following theContinue reading “School Project activities re-start in Iceland with focus on education”

Scotland junior head coach hails joint training camp with Ireland a success

The head coach of the Junior Scotland Women’s National Team Tom Rooney has provided an insight into the very successful training camp they held last month (December 28-30) at Wishaw Sports Centre, where they hosted their friends and colleagues from Ireland. In a major development for European Volleyball, Scotland will be playing host to theContinue reading “Scotland junior head coach hails joint training camp with Ireland a success”

Sandy Steel steps back from Referee Commission after years of service

After many outstanding years as President of Scottish Volleyball’s referee commission, Sandy Steel has taken the tough decision to take a step back and has subsequently resigned as President of the Commission. As many will know, Sandy has been the driving force for refereeing not just in Scotland but throughout the world with his previousContinue reading “Sandy Steel steps back from Referee Commission after years of service”

Schools Festivals return in Scotland with a bang!

This past month, Scottish Volleyball hosted their first Schools Festivals in a very long time, with events organised in the East and West regions of the country. Designed for high-school pupils, these were the first such festivals held since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, and it was an amazing feeling having everyone back onContinue reading “Schools Festivals return in Scotland with a bang!”

NI Volleyball aiming high to spread the love for the game among school pupils

When it comes to activities run in conjunction with the CEV School Project ‘Play Volleyball – Grow with it’, December was a month of intense preparation for the busy second semester of the school year 2022/2023 in Northern Ireland. There are a number of coaching sessions for teachers planned in five locations across the provinceContinue reading “NI Volleyball aiming high to spread the love for the game among school pupils”

Overwhelmingly positive feedback received following first series of School Project activities run in Luxembourg

The Luxembourg Volleyball Federation (FLVB) has completed with much success the activities scheduled for November and December in conjunction with the CEV School Project ‘Play Volleyball – Grow with it’. The FLVB did also run a meeting with the coaches to receive feedback from the schools involved this far and to make some small adjustmentsContinue reading “Overwhelmingly positive feedback received following first series of School Project activities run in Luxembourg”

School Project activities pick up momentum in Gibraltar

On December 19 and 20, the Gibraltar Volleyball Association (GVA) hosted Christmas friendly games against a selection from La Linea (Spain). Children from two local major schools – Bayside and Westside, which is known as a lunchtime club – represented Gibraltar on this occasion. December 19 was reserved for U15 and U12 girls, whereas theContinue reading “School Project activities pick up momentum in Gibraltar”

Job Advert – High Performance (Indoor) Coach and Coaching Manager at Scottish Volleyball

Scottish Volleyball, in partnership with FIVB and sportscotland, is seeking to recruit a High-Performance (Indoor) Coach and Coaching Manager to plan, implement and lead the performance success and development of their indoor National Team programmes and Coach Education in Scotland. This unique and exciting job opportunity will give the post holder the chance to addContinue reading “Job Advert – High Performance (Indoor) Coach and Coaching Manager at Scottish Volleyball”

Schools Volleyball Championships underway in Malta

The first of a series of tournaments and festivals for schools around Malta run in conjunction with the CEV School Project ‘Play Volleyball – Grow with it’ took place on two consecutive days this past December 14-15, 2022. Year 11 boys and girls from nine different Secondary State and Church Schools gathered at the CottoneraContinue reading “Schools Volleyball Championships underway in Malta”