Referee appointments and International confirmations

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It has been a busy period for our International referees with a number of appointments for International tournaments confirmed.

Tracey Holmes joins Volleyball Australia Board

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Leading Australian and International sports broadcaster Tracey Lee Holmes has been appointed to the Volleyball Australia Board of Directors.

Volleyball Australia President, Craig Carracher, said Holmes would bring to Volleyball Australia not just the experience of working with some of the world’s biggest and most revered media networks, but also the experience of working at 10 Olympic Games.

Australians begin international beach season this weekend

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A handful of Australians have arrived in Thailand and today begin their assault on the Asian Beach Volleyball tour.

Two men’s teams and two women’s teams are playing in the Khanom-Chang Asian tour event at Thung Song Provence.

The VA Board has adopted the Selection Policy to guide all selection decisions related to the Senior Beach Volleyball Teams in 2015 and 2016.    Please take note of the policy below, and if you have any questions please contact the High Performance Director, John Boultbee.
 
Selection policy for Junior Beach Volleyball, and Senior and Junior Indoor Volleyball will be published shortly.

Beach Volleyroos Selection Policy 2015

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In December 2013 the Australian Sports Commission released the ‘Australian Winning Edge’ (AWE) high performance strategy. The AWE Strategy sets the following targets for Australia:

  • top five nation at the Olympics and Paralympics;
  • top 15 at the winter Olympics and Paralympics;
  • number one at the Commonwealth Games; and
  • more than twenty world champions per annum.

The investment model that supports the AWE strategy requires National Sporting Organisations (NSO’s) to prioritise resources to athletes who have been identified by their sport as contributing to AWE performance targets.


Volleyball Australia therefore select a Beach Volleyroos squad annually to formally recognise teams who, through domestic and international performances, demonstrate an ability to perform at the required level to contribute to Volleyball Australia's Winning Edge strategy with the ultimate goal of delivering sustained podium performances on the FIVB World Tour and Olympic Games in Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020.


The Junior Beach Volleyroos squad will recognise athletes and teams that have the potential to perform at the required level of the Beach Volleyroos in the future inclusive of the FIVB World Tour and the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 and the 2024 Olympic Games. These athletes and teams will have a decentralised daily training environment (DTE) managed by VA’s Beach Volleyball Pathways Manager and the DTE coach with national objectives in mind.

Note: Please read the Selection Policy and ensure if you complete and submit an application form that all details are correct.

 

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