Tasmanian Volleyball Academy 2019

Our Instagram (@tasvolleyballacademy)The 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 in 2019 will be delivered through the following centres: 

Elizabeth College, Elizabeth Street, Hobart

- Taroona High School, Meath Avenue, Taroona (enrolled Taroona HS students only)

MEMBERSHIP

Join the TVA by selecting one of our packages (links below). You can also download a welcome letter here. For more information please contact the Academy Director, Peter Hutchinson. 

2019 Fees and Payment Details

This year students shall join the program via an online web form. 2019 TVA fees are due by no later than Thursday 18 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 Academy Director for details.

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
• 3 x season fees for Kingborough Tuesday League (age group, team-based competition)
• 1 x season fees for Southern League, Spring season

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

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

$100 - Entry level membership* (trial period only for senior athletes, or full year for grades 7-9) - includes:

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

*Please note: this offer is to welcome first time athletes and is valid only in their first year of the program.

TRAINING GROUPS

Athletes will be required to train in their respective age groups and will posssibly have the opportunity to train in a broader age group.

Structured strength and conditioning sessions are offered to athletes in grades 10-12 during 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. Once athletes show competency in the gym, they will be eligible to access the gym independently during term 2-4 between 4:15pm- 5:30pm on Thursdays.

Training schedules

Monday Thursday Friday Sunday
EC EC EC EC
4:30 - 6:00pm 5:30 - 7:00pm 4:00 - 5:30pm 4:30 - 6:00pm

Court 1: Year 7/8 boys

Court 1: Year 11/12 boys  Court 1: Year 9/10 boys Court 1: Year 11/12 boys

Court 2: Year 7/8 girls

Court 2: Year 11/12 girls  Court 2: Year 9/10 girls Court 2: Year 11/12 girls
       6:00 - 7:30pm
      Court 1: boys (by invitation)
      Court 2: girls (by invitation)

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 every year in December (largest secondary schools event in Australia).

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

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Peter Hutchinson 0438505649
Please contact for more information regarding these programs or starting a program at your own school via Volleyball Tasmania 0418104457.