Tasmanian Volleyball Academy 2018

Our Instagram (@tasvolleyballacademy)The Tasmanian Volleyball Academy is a program designed for athletes in grades 7-12 wishing to develop their physical capability, team work and be "the best they can be!"

The program is currently delivered through the following centre: Community Achievement Awards 2016 Semi-Finalist

Elizabeth College, Elizabeth Street, Hobart

Membership

Join the TVA by selecting one of our packages (download a welcome letter here). For more information please contact the Academy Director, Laura Coombe. 

2018 Fees and Payment Details:

Please contact the program director for payment details. 2018 TVA fees are due by Thursday 29 March (before Easter) but If you wish to pay the program fees early, you can do so now. An invoice, including payment options, will be issued to athletes when they return their medical form.

Available training packages are as follows:

$350 - Grade 10-12 membership  – includes:

• TVA program fees (+ training top, term 1 strength & conditioning, public liability & personal accident insurance)
• Minimum 2 x training sessions per week (age group & tier)
• 3 x season fees for Kingborough Tuesday League (age group, team-based competition)
• 1 x match fees for Tasmanian Open tournament

$275 - Grade 7-9 membership (returning junior/senior) - includes:

• TVA program fees (+ training top, public liability & personal accident insurance)
• Minimum 2 x training sessions per week (age group & tier)
• 2 x season fees for Kingborough Tuesday League (age group, team-based competition)

$100 - Introductory membership (trial period only for senior athletes, or full year for grades 6-8; this offer is to welcome first time athletes and is valid only in their first year of the program) - includes:

• TVA program fees (+ training top, public liability & personal accident insurance)
• Additional training by invitation

*Parent/guardian must select the appropriate training membership on the medical form and return so you/ your child can be invoiced the correct amount.

Training groups:

Athletes will be required to train in their respective age group and will also have the opportunity to train in a tiered group as elected by their age group coach.

Tier 3 - New students will be required to partake in a 4 week Technical Training block before they progress to the appropriate tier and respective age group.

Tier 2 - Continued on-court skill development - students are expected to participate in the Tuesday Kingborough roster and may seek to join a team in the Monday Southern League roster at Moonah. Optional/ extra training nights will be determined by each tier coach.

Tier 1 – Extra technical training to undertake advanced training for skills & game strategy. Students will compete regularly within Southern League, play State league and aspire to compete at a state representative level.

Structured Strength and conditioning is offered to athletes in grade 10-12 in term 1. The sessions are held in Chuggy's gym at Elizabeth College. Athletes learn methods specific to volleyball to improve their speed, power, flexibility and general strength. When athletes show competency in the gym, athletes are eligible to access the gym independently during term 2-4 between 4:15pm- 5:30pm on Thursdays.

Training schedules

Monday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sunday
EC Taroona EC EC EC
4:00-6:00pm 4:20-6:20pm 4:00-5:30pm 4:00-6:00pm 4:30-6:00pm

Court 1: Tier 3

Junior mixed beginner

Court 1: Grade 9/10 girls Court 1: Grade 7/8 boys  Court 1: Grade 7/8 girls  Court 1: Tier 1 boys

Court 2: Tier 3

Senior mixed beginner

  Court 2: Grade 9/10 boys  Court 2: Tier 2 girls  Court 2: Tier 1 girls
    5:30-7:00pm    6:00-7:30pm
    Court 1: Grade 11/12 boys    Court 1: Tier 2 boys
    Court 2: Grade 11/12 girls    

 


Pathways

The Tasmanian Volleyball Academy allows players who aspire to play representative volleyball to develop all aspects of their game. The Academy aims to develop athletes socially, physically and mentally to be their absolute best. Our training culminates with the opportunity for all program participants to represent Tasmania at the Australian Volleyball Schools Cup held in Melbourne every year in December (largest secondary schools event in Australia).

*Ex-students have represented Australia in both indoor and beach volleyball, receive AIS scholarships, play in the Australian Volleyball League and gain professional international contracts.

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Laura Coombe
Please contact for more information regarding these programs or starting a program at your own school via Volleyball Tasmania 0418104457.