Men's Indoor – HEAD COACH OF VOLLEYROOS

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Following a historical season for the Volleyroos including the promotion into Group One of the FIVB World League, Volleyball Australia is searching for a Men’s head coach to take them all the way to Olympic success.

The 2015 season will present both challenges and rewards for an experienced coach. It includes the World League (Group One), involving matches at home and away from May to July against Brazil, Italy and Serbia. The Asian Championships will follow the World League, which is an integral part of the Olympic qualification.
Finally, Australia may take part in the World Cup in Japan, aiming at direct Olympic qualification.

The Volleyroos are ranked within the top 15 nations in the world following their performances at the 2014 FIVB World League, Group 2, and the 2014 World Championships.
The successful candidate will be offered a contract through until the conclusion of the 2016 Olympic campaign.





Women's Indoor - Barnard reappointed Volleyroos coach

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The Board of Volleyball Australia has announced following its latest meeting the re-appointment of Mark Barnard as coach of the senior women's indoor team, the Volleyroos, for what's set to be a blockbuster 2015.

Barnard took over as head coach of the Volleyroos in early 2014, and oversaw the team's first ever appearance in the FIVB Grand Prix.

Although the Volleyroos did not win a match at the Grand Prix, the team lifted its International ranking from 100 to 46th in the World.

Victoria and Queensland take back-to-back titles

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Melbourne, Australia, December 8, 2014

Victoria’s University Blues women’s volleyball team has staged a remarkable comeback to win the Australian Volleyball League title for a second year in succession.

The defending champions were down two sets to love and 13-17 in the third before fighting back to beat Sydney’s UTSSU in five sets.

About Anti-Doping (including WADA Code and ASADA)

 The AVF aims to stop doping practices in sport by:

  • (a) imposing effective sanctions on Persons who commit Anti-Doping Rule violations;
  • (b) educating and informing Persons about drugs in sport issues: and
  • (c) supporting the drug Testing programs and education initiatives of ASADA and other Anti-Doping Organisations

For more information regarding the AVF's position on anti-doping please read the AVF Anti Doping Policy

 

Phasing-out of ATUEs

Throughout 2009, Abbreviated Therapeutic Use Exemptions (ATUEs) have been phased out. From 1 January 2010, athletes may instead be required to apply for Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs) from ASDMAC. For further information relating to TUEs, please refer to the ASADA website (http://asada.gov.au/index.html) and the ASDMAC website (http://www.asdmac.gov.au/).

 

Updated 2010 Prohibited List

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2010 Prohibited List which will come into effect on 1 January 2010. The Prohibited List is an international standard that outlines the substances and methods that are prohibited in sport.

Please find attached a summary of significant changes for your convenience. Please pay particular attention to the following key changes.

  • The status of salbutamol and salmeterol (used for the treatment of asthma). Therapeutic use of inhaled salbutamol (maximum 1600 micrograms per day) and salmeterol will not be prohibited as of 1 January 2010 with a declaration of use.
  • Supplemental oxygen (hyperoxia) will no longer be prohibited.
  • The status of platelet-derived preparations (such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), ‘blood spinning’) has been clarified by WADA. It will be prohibited when administered by intramuscular route, but other routes of administration will require a declaration of use.
  • Pseudoephedrine will be reintroduced to the Prohibited List and will be prohibited above 150 micrograms per millilitre.

These changes are effective from 1 January 2010. If you have any questions regarding the new Prohibited List, please contact ASADA on 13 000 ASADA (13 000 27232).

For further information relating to anti-doping, please refer to the ASADA website -http://asada.gov.au/index.html

 

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