TAS Junior State Teams 2020

Tasmanian Junior State Teams are for all athletes wishing to represent Tasmania at the Australian Junior Volleyball Championships (multiple age groups) and/or the SSA Championship (15yo and under).

Players

Four teams will be aiming at entering national junior competitions this year:

- u17 male and female, competing at the AJVC 2020: must be born in 2004 or later

- 15u male & 15u female, competing at the SSA Championship 2020: must be born in 2005 or later.

Coaches

The state team program kicked off in December 2019. Coach applications have been received and positions filled. Position description (SSA - AJVC)

Competitions

The 2020 School Sports Australia Championships will be hosted in Brisbane (QLD) from 15-21 August.

The 2020 Australian Junior Volleyball Championships will be hosted in Bendigo (VIC) from 27 September - 3 October.

Membership

2020 Fees and Payment Details

Students must join the program via an online web form. 2020 State Team fees are due by no later than Thursday 9 April (before Easter). An invoice will be automatically issued when the online form and payment is submitted. Payment plans can be arranged if required - please contact the tour manager for details - and if eligible you can use your 2020 Ticket To Play voucher to pay: sign up here.

Breakdown of state team package :

$300 state team membership – includes:
• State team program fees (Volleyball Tasmania registration, training venue hire, training equipment, public liability & personal accident insurance)
• 2 x (or more) training sessions per week
• 2 x season fees for Monday Night Southern League (Spring and Autumn, age group, team-based competition)

Furthermore, starting this year, all the games played by the junior state teams are being recorded, and live statistics are taken, similar to what professional clubs and national teams are doing. A full report is provided to the athletes following each game, which includes individual and collective assessment, video review, etc, in order to help each player reaching their full potential.