2018 Development & Performance Teams

Volleyball New Zealand strives to provide meaningful opportunties for the athletes who have reached the pinancle of performance in Volleyball and Beach Volleyball, both at Age Group and Senior level.

International Competition dates and structures are mostly beyond our control so the information that we can provide on this page will reflect the information that we have been provided with. We endevour to have up to date information loaded as soon as it becomes available.

NZL Men's Beach Volleyball Teams

Men's Asian Champs Teams:
1. Sam O'Dea and Mike Watson
2. Tom Hartles and Alani Nicklin

Men's World University Champs Team:
Tom Hartles & Alani Nicklin

Men's Under 19 World Champs Teams:
1. Keegan Joe & Ryan Gunn
2. Jack McManaway & David Jeffrey

NZL Women's Beach Volleyball Teams

Women's Asian Champs Teams:
1. Olivia MacDonald and Francesca Kirwan

Women's World University Champs Team:
Alice Bain & Olivia MacDonald

Women's Under 19 World Champs Teams:
1. Ella Akkerman & Maya Dickson
2. Brittany Allison-Carnie & Katie Sadlier

2018 Performance Programmes

2018 Youth Men's Volleyball Programme (Athletes must be born in 2001 or 2002)
Volleyball New Zealand is preparing for the 12th Asian Men's U18 Volleyball Championships which is now scheduled for June 29 - July 6, 2018. Originally these dates were planned for 2019, however, recent changes received from the Asian Volleyball Confederation has brought about these new changes.

To be eligible, athletes need to be born in 2001 and 2002 only.

Please note that upon registration for this event, you will be making a commitment to both the programme outlined and the financial requirements that come with this. Registrations close Friday 1 December 2017.

For National Selection and first Island Selection, Athletes are required to attend Camp 1 or 2 and from there, if invited, Youth Trials.

Camps – First Trials

Squad Selection:
Camp 1: 9-10th December 2017 - Christchurch (venue tbc)
Camp 2: 12-13th December 2017 - Otahuhu College, Auckland
Travel, accommodation and food are at Athletes own expense, organised by the Athlete.  

Cost to register is $75.00

Final Trials – Team Selections

Selection Squad are invited to attend Final Trials:
Hamilton at Fraser High School January 19-21st or
 Christchurch at Cowles Stadium January 26-28th

Cost to attend a 3-day trial is $255.00

Athletes named for National and Island Teams, including non-travelling reserves will train together at the VNZ Performance Camp in Porirua, Wellington 16-20 April. Cost $500

For athletes who are selected to compete in the 2018 Asian Youth Championships, we anticipate that the projected costs will be approximately $5,000.00

Performance Programme Sign Up

Click on the appropriate link to take you to the sign up sheet for the team you wish to trial for.