BUCS

Consistently high-performing, TN Volleyball this year has the luxury of two Premier teams after BUCS have included the division in this year’s league format. Both first teams will be looking for a strong showing in these leagues, as will the Men’s 2nds, who after two straight promotions will be looking for Tier 1 glory. They have high standards to meet, but a good chance of meeting them.

Head of Volleyball: David Goodchild

Number of teams: 2 x Men, 3 x Women

Contact: Please email volleyball@northumbria.ac.uk for further information. Alternatively, telephone Samuel Shenton 07412 699266.

Latest Fixtures and Results: Visit www.bucs.org.uk and select Northumbria University.

National League

The National Volleyball League comprises of four divisions. The top division in the league is the Volleyball England Super 8s.  The Super 8s was launched in 2010 and replaced Division One as the top division for Volleyball in England.

The format of the Super 8s comprises of teams participating in a regular season and competing in fourteen rounds of matches followed by a play-off series featuring the top teams in the division, culminating in the Super 8s final held at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering.

Both male and female Team Northumbria sides compete in the Super 8’s league, with the women winning the title last year unbeaten, and the men finishing playoff finalists after being also being unbeaten in the league run up.

Men's Super 8's

Goals for 2014 – 15:

  • Win BUCS Premiership
  • Win BUCS championship
  • Top 2 in the Super 8s
  • Make the NVL cup final

Key Achievements so far:

  • National Cup Winners 2013

No. of Teams

Squad Names

Coach Names

Link to fixtures and results:

For further information please contact:

Team 1:

Peter Bakare

Nathan French

Sam Shenton

Jeff Carlson

Liam Jenkinson

Andy Clayton

Ste Anderson

John Chapman

Dan Fearnley

Attilla Berndt

Darious Setsofia

Callum Currie

David Goodchild

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Head Coach: David Goodchild

Other Coaches: Andy Sinclair (Assistant Coach), Ross Enfield (Assistant Coach)

Men's Super 8's Squad: Paul Welsh, Andy Sinclair, Rob Flay, Kieran Sowden, Steven Anderson, Peter Bakare, Attila Berndt, Domenic Dewaele John Chapman, Liam Jenkinson, Ludvik Simon, Seain Cook

Contact: davidgoodchild@live.co.uk

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Latest Fixtures and Results:

For latest fixtures and results click here

Women's Super 8's

Goals for the 2014 :

  • To win BUCS Premiership
  • To Win BUCS Championship
  • To win the Super 8s and National Cup final
  • To remain unbeaten

Key Achievements so far:

  • Unbeaten in National League for 3 years
  • Won all cups and League titles for 3 years

No. of Teams

Squad Names

Coach Names

Link to fixtures and results:

For further information please contact:

Team 1:

Whitney Phillips

Magda Ropiak

Kristina Gravsen

Christina Dorismond

Jodie Gregson

Jodie amor

Alex Dickenson

Atlanta Taylor

Beth Hewitt

Ashley Fantazia

Jasmine Coulhoun

Chloe Mathis

 

 

 

 

 

David Goodchild

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Head Coach: David Goodchild

Other Coaches: Ross Enfield (Assistant Coach), Jennifer Taylor

Division 1 Squad: Magda Ropiak, Whitney Phillips, Emmy Bloiun, Vanessa Dorismond, Courtney Kidd-kadlubek, Alanna McDonald, Virag Farkas, Jennifer Taylor, KC Clayton, Catherine Fowler, Alice Harkness

Contact: davidgoodchild@live.co.uk

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Latest Fixtures and Results:

For latest fixtures and results click here

Scholarships

Every year Team Northumbria awards generous Sport Scholarships to talented athletes studying at Northumbria University.

There are three types of Scholarships available:

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze

Volleyball Scholarship Programme

For further information on scholarships please visit Scholarships     

         

Hall of Fame

Head Coach - Dave Goodchild - 2012 Team GB Volleyball Coach

Whitney Phillips – MVP for UK 2013

Peter Bakare/Nathan French – 2012 Team GB Volleyball Olympian

 


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