Volleyball Australia is excited to announce it has signed a partnership agreement with one of Asia’s most experienced sports equipment companies.

The agreement comes on the eve of one of the biggest years in Australian Indoor Volleyball history.

Grand Sport, a Thai-based company that has been clothing some of Asia’s leading sports teams for more than 50 years, will provide playing strips for both the Australian men’s and women’s indoor teams.

Grand Sport was first established in Thailand in 1961, and has provided products for many national Asian Olympic committees and Football Associations.

The Volleyroos are set for an exciting 2015, with the men having qualified to play in the top division of the World League, and the women hosting the final in their division of the Grand Prix.

The Australian men’s team is ranked in the world top 15, while the women began 2014 year rated 100th in the world, but finished in the top 50.


On the picture (from left to right): Mr. Thara Pluckcha- Oom, CEO of Grand Sport Group Co., Ltd.; Mr. Tatchaphol Srichankij, Deputy Marketing Director; Mr. Riad Tayeh, Director, Volleyball Australia; Mr. Shanrit Wongprasert, Secretary General, Asian Volleyball Confederation.

Volleyroos announce new men's coach


Volleyball Australia is excited to announce it has signed one of Europe’s most successful coaches to lead the men’s national team, the ‘Volleyroos’, in its bid to qualify for Rio 2016.

Italian Roberto Santilli, who was an Italian Federation coach for four years, takes over at the helm of the Volleyroos on the eve of the team’s most challenging season ever.

Volleyroos Women Prepare for International Season


The Volleyroos Women's Team are holding their first training camp for the year this weekend in Melbourne.

Being held at Dandenong Sports Center (Friday) and Mazenod College (Sat & Sun), the camp will host 25 of the best players currently in Australia, with some of our Overseas athletes unable to attend due to Club/University commitments.

The Sport Development Program is responsible for programs and initiatives to foster the growth of volleyball in Australia. In short, Volleyball Australia wants  players, coaches, officials, and administrators to have more opportunities to be involved.


 Presently, the focus for the Sport Development Program is:


  • the growth of nationally branded participation programs within the National Participation Framework - Discover Volleyball;
  • Delivery and growth of Spikezone - Discover Mini-Volleyball, the first participation program of the National Participation Framework - Discover Volleyball; 
  • Development of a national participation program AusSpike catering for High School students, offering both social and competitive participation opportunities.  This program is being developed in conjunction with Volleyball Queensland;
  • Development and delivery  of coach education programs that offer a complete stream--through the coach development pathway--of the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) training programs, in supports of coaches at all levels of the sport ; 
  • Development and delivery  of a referee education programs to support officials a as part of National Officiating Accreditation Scheme (NOAS) training programs for all levels of the sport through the official development pathway; 
  • Implementation of a junior sport policy to establish guidelines for the provision of volleyball to primary and secondary school students and ensure the delivery of quality volleyball opportunities to juniors; and 
  • Development of closer ties with providers of volleyball opportunities for people with disabilities, including Sitting Volleyball Australia, Standing Volleyball Australia and Deaf Volleyball Australia, and in conjunction with these providers increase opportunities available to participate and increase the number of participants.



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