Volleyball New South Wales State Beach Team 




Beach State Team - About
The SVNSW Beach State Team program is an elite training programt beginning in November and concluding in April. The program has three divisions for males and females: U15, U17 and U19. Athletes train with a head coach and assistant coach and compete at the end of the training season at the Australian Junior Beach Volleyball Championships (AJBVC) in Western Australia.


AJBVC 2018 





Tournament Date:  April 26 - April 29, 2018
Travel Day: Wednesday April 25, 2018
Location: Western Australia 
More information coming soon.



Information for Athletes & Parents

State Volleyball NSW (SVNSW) will be selecting Male and Female Athletes to compete in the following divisions at the Australian Junior Beach Volleyball Championships, Western Australia, April 25-29, 2018:


Beach State Teams -  Division Criteria 2018
Team # of Teams being selected for AJBVC # of Athletes per Team # of players on court DOB 
 U15 Division  6 (3/gender)  4/Team  3  Born in 2004 or younger
 U17 Division 8 (4/gender)  2/Team  2  Born in 2002/2003
 U19 Division 6 (3/gender)  2/Team  2  Born in 2000/2001

Tryout Information 2018

Players intersted in representing NSW in Beach volleyball at AJBVC 2018 are required to attend the following 2 tryouts:  

Tryout Location Date Registration Form Cost
 Tryout #1 - Elite Camp Format

Schedule/Information for November 25-26 (U15-U19 Divisions) -- UPDATED 11/23/2017
Manly Beach   November 25-26, 2017  (updated 10/19/2017)
*Now Open*
Tryout #1 Registration Form 

 Tryout #2 - 1 Day Format TBC  January 21, 2018  Opening December 1, 2017    TBC          


Tentative 2018 Beach State Team Training dates:

SVNSW expects successful athletes to prioritize State Beach Team training days. Training days will be similar to day 1 of tryouts – with two on court sessions and one off court session. In total, athletes will receive 16 on court training sessions and at least 8 off court session. The dates will be confirmed by the 2nd tryout (January 21. 2018) The tentative dates are as follows:

  1. Saturday January 27, 2018   
  2. Sunday February 11, 2018  
  3. Sunday February 25, 2018
  4. Sunday March 11, 2018
  5. Saturday March 24, 2018 – Sunday March 25 (potential overnight camp)
  6. Sunday April 15, 2018
  7. Sunday April 22, 2018


Coach Information 2018 

The 2018 NSW Junior State Beach Team program begins November 18 & 19 2017with an Elite Tryout Camp.

SVNSW is now accepting applications for Head Coach and Assistant Coach roles. Coaches will be responsible for selecting, preparing and travelling with the teams to AJBVC. The NSW Junior State Beach Team  Program will include training days and tournaments . 

Mentor Coaches
Male Teams Mentor Coach - Paul Smith
Female Teams Mentor Coach - Monica Jones

Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches 
The following roles are the travelling and training coaches for each division:

 Division Role  Team Gender Number of Teams  Number of Athletes
U19 Head Coach - Roger Jones Male 3 6
U19 Head Coach - Roger Jones Female 3
U17 Head Coach - Claudia Marshall Female  4 8
U17 Assistant Coach/Manager - Catilin Cockburn  Female  4 8
U17 Head Coach - George Fountotos Male  4 8
U17 Assistant Coach - Lewis Jupp Male 4 8
U15 Head Coach - Molly Smestad Female 3 12
U15 Assistant Coach/Manager - Kateia Barenaba Female 3 12
U15 Head Coach - Glen Duncombe Male 3 12
U15 Assistant Coach - Matt Gigliotti  Male 3 12


Training Coaches -
The following coaches will not be travelling to the event but will be assisting during trianing days:

- Gareth Mann
- Katie Bartoli

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