Author Archives: Dave

Volleyball Sports Halls for the 21st Century

We recently received a question about fitting additional volleyball courts into a venue, if you are looking at someting similar, planning a new indoor venue or beach court, checkout the Volleyball England facility Strategy technical guidelines and other useful documents … Continue reading

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SW England Volleyball Venues – 436

Active Places Power: An interactive mapping and reporting tool for community sport development provided by Sport England. https://www.activeplacespower.com/ It contains the name and location of every Sports hall in England that is currently known to have at least one volleyball … Continue reading

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The 2024 Exeter Challenge

The Challenge: Can your team come out on top in a series of seventeen minute timed matches, it’s intense, competitive and enjoyable. A complete cross section of teams take part each year. As always, please book your place early, first come … Continue reading

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SWVA Annual Awards Nomination Form 2024

The South West Volleyball Association appreciates the importance of volunteers in our sport and the huge contribution they make. The Annual Awards go a little way to recognise their contribution and we hope that clubs and members will nominate those … Continue reading

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EDVɅ 2024 Mixed Tournament – 4th February 2024

All ten EDVɅ clubs from around Devon and West Somerset entered teams into this year’s Mixed Tournament. At the end of the event, it was Exeter Storm VC who took the 2024 Cup Title, with a 31 to 16 point … Continue reading

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My IRC Experience 2023 – Vakare Zalieckaite

Each year we ask a number of our youngsters to report back on their SW IRC experience, today we focus on Vakare Zalieckaite (SW Number 7) from our U17 Squad. Back again, but this year was my last. The weekend … Continue reading

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Volunteer Roles and Descriptions

Volleyball England is currently working with Buddle to provide help to clubs for helping them with volunteers…. Buddle: We provide free learning and support resources to inspire and strengthen clubs and community organisations offering sport and physical activity – and … Continue reading

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Webinar on US College recruitment

A webinar helping UK-based players understand the recruitment process for US College teams is being led by Volleyball England’s Strategic Manager for Talent, John Forman. He will be joined by Katelynn Slade, current Women’s Volleyball Coach at Loughborough University and … Continue reading

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Exeter JuVoTo Round 3 Results

The Riverside LC was at bursting point this weekend for round 3 of the 2023/24 SW JuVoTo, with 32 teams competing in 123 matches. Full results will be added to the JuVoTo results page shortly, and we look forward to … Continue reading

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Georgia McGovern – Claremont Mudd Scripps

Georgia McGovern & SW U17 Coach Dave Gunter It’s always good when past players take the time to drop in to say hi, and last weekend the SW U17 Girls had a visit from Georgia McGovern, who was back in … Continue reading

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