Dynasty Next Gen

New Zealand's National team coaches and senior players passing on their knowledge to the next generation.

Dynasty Next Gen Programme

Dynasty Next Gen is a programme in Volleyball NZ's performance space. It is replacing the old NZ youth / u17 programme, by providing a high-quality programme to engage significant numbers of athletes and coaches into enjoyable and positive volleyball experiences. Each Dynasty Next Gen camp will focus on developing the skills and mindsets needed to be successful long term in volleyball. If you love the game of volleyball, are looking to grow your game or have ambitions of representing New Zealand and achieving your volleyball goals, this programme is for you.

The programme is targeted for all aspiring youth volleyball players using three pillars

Fun – Engagement in volleyball through enjoyable and positive experiences

Connection – Connection to other players, coaches and to the national pathway

Growth – Both athletes and coaches committing to their development, maximising their future potential



The programme will be delivered over four phases/camps using these approximate timings:

Four Regional Beach camps:

  • Mairangi Beach Volleyball Centre - (postponed until further notice)
  • Mount Maunganui Beach - Tauranga 13-14 October
  • Pioneer Sand Courts - Christchurch 16-17 October
  • Tahunanui Beach Courts - Nelson 6-7 November
  • Timings 9:30am - 3:30pm each day

National Beach Camp:
  • Mount Maunganui Beach - January 24-26 2022 

Four Regional Indoor Camps in April 2022 school holidays (Dates will be confirmed once venues allow bookings)

National Indoor Camp in July 2022 school holidays

Regional camps will be run over a two day period similar to current development camps with the intention of national camps being 3 days. Both camps will provide competitive opportunities, strength and conditioning, nutrition, and mental skills. Please note: Athletes will be able to attend other regions camps if they wish – although similar content will be covered if attending during the same phase.


Age Criteria

Athletes age criteria until July 2022 will be as follows

Beach programme

Boys born in 2005 and 2006

Girls born in 2005, 2006 and 2007 (due to athletes not having an opportunity in the 2021 Under 19 Beach programme)

Indoor Programme

Boys born in 2005 and 2006

Girls born in 2006 and 2007


What is included in the Next Gen Programme?

Volleyball Development to help take your game to the next level

Connection with top coaches and NZ representative players from around the country

Introduction into the national performance space using concepts and systems that will help develop your game to perform for NZ in the future

Physical preparation including Strength and Conditioning and Nutrition

An introduction to the mental skill side of performance

A chance to interact and play against your volleyball peers from around NZ



Athletes will be self-registered and will have the choice of attending any camp they wish. It is advised that athletes attend all camps wherever possible to maximize their development, as well as their connection to the programme, the coaches and their peers. Athletes will also have the ability to attend other regions camp if they wish, although there will be similar content delivered within each phase. Prices include registration for the camp and Volleyball NZ Training Tee

Regional Camp - $180

National Camp $250

If you wish to attend Next Gen Camps, please follow the registration instructions below

Please note: We understand the uncertainty around the Covid 19 situation, if the programme was unable to go ahead, a full refund or credit will be provided

How to Register for Next Gen Camps

Are you, your sibling, or your parents a Volleyball NZ Member?

If no, Click below on "New Membership" then follow on from Step 4.

If yes follow these steps (Note, U18 athletes must be registered by a caregiver):

Step 1:
Click below on the "Existing Member Login" (this is also the option for those who have a sibling in the Volleyball NZ membership).

Step 2:
Once your parent has logged into friendly manager, click on menu, then "add/renew membership"

Step 3:
Make sure the child you are registering for has the tick box ticked. Or if your parent is adding a new child tick the new member box.

Step 4:
Complete a "School Student - $15" membership for 2021 (some of you may have done this). It is compulsory to do this before selecting the camp.

Step 5:
Once again, click on menu, then "add/renew membership" then click on the applicable Dynasty Next Gen Camp. Please ensure the correct location is chosen for registration 

Step 6:
Ensure that all of your details are complete (They will autofill from your previous membership).
IMPORTANT: ensure that the medical notes are accurate AND include any dietary requirements and allergies!

Step 7:
When paying the invoice please ensure you use the invoice number! (In the format of FM-xxxx)