Young Official

Young Official Award

Young Referee

The Young Referee Award is aimed at 14-19 year olds and suitable for students, young club members or anyone wishing to develop their leadership skills through refereeing, coaching and organising community volleyball activity. The course has been developed with the aim of providing young people with a basic knowledge of volleyball, and developing the skills and confidence to introduce and develop aspects of the game safely.

Course Details

The course is a 4 – 6 hour award and does not require participants to have any previous knowledge of volleyball. The award can be delivered by any PE Teacher or Level 2 Coach, supported by the Tutor Resource Pack. This easy-to-follow resource plans your sessions for you, is national curriculum friendly and can be delivered in one go or as part of PE lesson time.

Resource Pack Cost

The Tutor Resource Pack is £50 and includes:

  • Step by step guide
  • Information booklet
  • Task cards

To order your Young Referee Award Tutor Resource Pack please visit the Volleyball England shop.

What will I learn?

By the end of the course the Young Referees will:

  • Develop an understanding of volleyball.
  • Understand and apply the rules in small sided games (2v2, 3v3 and 4v4 levels).
  • Demonstrate effective scoring skills.
  • Know how to create a safe working environment.
  • Develop an understanding about Volley Sport Cards and the VolleySport Award Scheme.