POSITIONS AVAILABLE WITH THE 2015 NATIONAL AUSTRALIAN VOLLEYBALL TEAMS – “THE VOLLEYROOS”

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VolleyroosLOGOExpressions of Interest are sought from qualified people for the following positions in the men’s and women’s national indoor teams in 2015 – the Volleyroos.

Women’s Team

Assistant Coach, Team Manager, Team Physiotherapist

We are seeking Assistant Coaches, Team Manager and Physiotherapist for the 2015 Women’s Volleyroos for the following activities:

  • Volleyroos Camp in Canberra 3-6 April (Easter)
  • Asian Women’s Volleyball Championships in China 20-28 May
  • FIVB Grand Prix in Kazakhstan, Algeria and Australia from 25 June to 12 July

Assistant Coaches must have a Level 2 Accreditation, or be proceeding towards the completion of a Level 2 Accreditation, and experience with senior national or international level volleyball in a coaching or playing capacity. More than one coach may be appointed to the various activities, and applicants should indicate their availability for each of the activities mentioned above.

It is preferred that the Team Manager should be available for all the activities, but applications for only some of the activities will be considered.   Experience in team management and volleyball administration at the senior national or international level is required, and volleyball technical knowledge is desirable.

The Team Physiotherapist should hold Sports Physiotherapy qualifications, and experience in volleyball is desirable.

Men’s Team

Assistant Coach, Team Manager, Team Doctor

We are seeking an Assistant Coach, Team Manager and Team Doctor for the 2015 Men’s Volleyroos for the following activities:

  • Preparation training in Canberra including practice matches from 20 April to 25 May
  • FIVB World League matches v Italy in Adelaide 29-30 May
  • FIVB World League matches v Brazil in Brasilia 5-7 June
  • FIVB World League matches v Italy in Jesolo and Verona 12-14 June
  • FIVB World League matches v Serbia in Novi Sad and Belgrade 18-20 June
  • FIVB World League matches v Brazil in Sydney 27-28 June
  • FIVB World League matches v Serbia in Melbourne 3-5 July
  • Possible FIVB World League finals 15-19 July (venue TBD)
  • Asian Men’s Volleyball Championships in Iran 24 July – 8 August
  • FIVB World Cup in Japan 6-23 September

The Assistant Coach must have a Level 2 Accreditation, or be proceeding towards the completion of a Level 2 Accreditation, and experience with senior national or international level volleyball in a coaching or playing capacity.   This will be a paid position and the Assistant Coach will be expected to be available for all these activities including the preparation camps surrounding the tournaments, starting in Canberra on 20 April.

It is preferred that the Team Manager should be available for all the tournament activities, but applications for only some of the activities will be considered.   Experience in team management and volleyball administration at the senior national or international level is required, and volleyball technical knowledge is desirable.

The Team Doctor should hold Sports Medicine qualifications, and experience in volleyball is desirable. A doctor will not be required for all the activities and applicants should indicate their availability for each of the activities mentioned above.

Those interested in the positions should lodge an Expression of Interest by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Sunday 8 March. The EoI should indicate any restrictions on availability and also indicate relevant experience and qualifications. Please attach an up to date CV.

Any questions, please contact John Boultbee, High Performance Director at the email address indicated above or by telephone on 0416 100500.

VOLLEYBALL AUSTRALIA WELCOMES PARTNERSHIP WITH GRAND SPORT FOR HOMOLOGATED UNIFORMS

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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.

Volleyroos announce new men's coach

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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.

FIVB 2014 Calendar

Category Title City Type Dates Gender Country
FIVB Fuzhou Open Fuzhou OPEN 22 - 26 April M   China
FIVB Fuzhou Open Fuzhou OPEN 23 - 27 April W   China
FIVB Shanghai Jinshan Grand Slam Shanghai GS 29 April - 3 May M   China
FIVB Shanghai Jinshan Grand Slam Shanghai GS 30 April - 4 May W   China
FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open Puerto Vallarta OPEN 6 - 10 May M   Mexico
FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open Puerto Vallarta OPEN 7 - 11 May W   Mexico
FIVB Fortaleza Grand Slam Fortaleza GS 13 - 18 May M   Brazil
FIVB Fortaleza Grand Slam Fortaleza GS 14 - 18 May W   Brazil
FIVB Prague Open Prague OPEN 21 - 25 May W   Czech Rep.
FIVB Anapa Open Anapa OPEN 27 May - 1 June W   Russia
FIVB Anapa Open Anapa OPEN 28 May - 1 June M   Russia
FIVB Under 23 World Championships Myslowice, Poland 2014 Myslowice U23 10 - 15 June W   Poland
FIVB Under 23 World Championships Myslowice, Poland 2014 Myslowice U23 10 - 15 June M   Poland
FIVB Moscow Grand Slam Moscow GS 11 - 15 June M   Russia
FIVB Moscow Grand Slam Moscow GS 11 - 15 June W   Russia
FIVB Berlin smart Grand Slam Berlin GS 17 - 22 June W   Germany
FIVB Berlin smart Grand Slam Berlin GS 18 - 22 June M   Germany
FIVB Stavanger Grand Slam Stavanger GS 24 - 28 June W   Norway
FIVB Stavanger Grand Slam Stavanger GS 25 - 29 June M   Norway
FIVB Gstaad Grand Slam Gstaad GS 8 - 13 July M   Switzerland
FIVB Gstaad Grand Slam Gstaad GS 8 - 13 July W   Switzerland
FIVB The Hague Transavia Grand Slam The Hague GS 15 - 20 July M   Netherlands
FIVB The Hague Transavia Grand Slam The Hague GS 15 - 20 July W   Netherlands
FIVB Under 17 World Championships Acapulco, Mexico 2014 Acapulco U17 15 - 20 July M   Mexico
FIVB Under 17 World Championships Acapulco, Mexico 2014 Acapulco U17 15 - 20 July W   Mexico
FIVB Long Beach Grand Slam Long Beach GS 22 - 27 July M   USA
FIVB Long Beach Grand Slam Long Beach GS 22 - 27 July W   USA
FIVB Under 21 World Championships Larnaka, Cyprus 2014 Larnaka U21 22 - 27 July M   Cyprus
FIVB Under 21 World Championships Larnaka, Cyprus 2014 Larnaka U21 22 - 27 July W   Cyprus
FIVB Under 19 World Championships Porto, Portugal 2014 Porto U19 29 July - 3 August M   Portugal
FIVB Under 19 World Championships Porto, Portugal 2014 Porto U19 29 July - 3 August W   Portugal
FIVB Klagenfurt A1 Grand Slam Klagenfurt GS 29 July - 2 August W   Austria
FIVB Klagenfurt A1 Grand Slam Klagenfurt GS 30 July - 3 August M   Austria
FIVB 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Nanjing YOG OG 17 - 27 August M   China
FIVB 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Nanjing YOG OG 17 - 26 August W   China
FIVB *Stare Jablonki Grand Slam Stare Jablonki GS 19 - 23 August W   Poland
FIVB *Stare Jablonki Grand Slam Stare Jablonki GS 20 - 24 August M   Poland
FIVB Xiamen Open Xiamen OPEN 7 - 11 October M   China
FIVB Xiamen Open Xiamen OPEN 8 - 12 October W   China
FIVB *Phuket Open Phuket OPEN 14 - 19 October W   Thailand
FIVB *Parana Open Parana OPEN 28 October - 2 November M   Argentina
FIVB *Parana Open Parana OPEN 28 October - 2 November W   Argentina
FIVB *Doha Open Doha OPEN 4 - 8 November M   Qatar
FIVB **Chennai Open Chennai OPEN 25 - 30 November M   India
FIVB **Chennai Open Chennai OPEN 25 - 30 November W   India
FIVB **La Réunion Open La Réunion OPEN 3 - 7 December M   France
FIVB *Durban Open Durban OPEN 9 - 14 December M   South Africa
FIVB *Durban Open Durban OPEN 9 - 14 December W   South Africa

*Events pending schedule confirmation

** Events pending confirmation

 

WCH=World Championship, GS=Grand Slam, SAT=Satellite, CHAL=Challenger, MST=Master, CCH=Continental Championship,
NT = National Tour, U19 = Under 19, U21 = Under 21, etc

 

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