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This page will provide you with all the information you need to know about how to access development if you are a Volleyball coach, or interested in becoming a coach

Volleyball New Zealand Coach Development Programme

Volleyball New Zealand (VNZ) has just developed an updated Coach Development Framework, which outlines our philosophy on coach development, as well as a picture of the various coach development opportunities that will be available throughout NZ for all volleyball coaches. The roll out of the full coaching framework will begin late 2021.



The VNZ coaching framework provides you with all the information you need to know about coach development for Volleyball NZ. For your specific regional contact, please contact the following to find out where local coach development is happening:


Northland: Grant Harrison, 

Harbour: Rob Tarr,

WECA (West, East and Central Auckland):

MAVA (Manukau Auckland Volleyball): James Summers,

Waikato: Alex Mariano,

Bay of Plenty: Brittany Allison-Carnie,

Hawkes Bay: Des Kerekere,

Manawatu: Natalya Taylor,




Canterbury: Malcolm Taylor,


Southland: Donna Milne,


Volleyball New Zealand has created a coaching membership and resource centre using Friendly Manager. In this centre, we will regularly post and share documents, articles, videos and other things to support you in your coaching environments. You can also track your own coaching journey and log any development you undertake to improve yourself as a coach. To register as a coaching member, please follow this link:

Coaching Resources

Video Resources

Coaching Fundamentals

For more VNZ Coaching videos click HERE