Doug Crockart : 1962 – 2022

Everyone at Scottish Volleyball is united in grief after learning the devastating news regarding Doug Crockart's sudden passing yesterday. All of our thoughts are with Doug's loved ones and the wider volleyball family who we know will be deeply…

Obituary: Tom Krawczyk

Tom Krawczyk, one of Scottish Volleyball's longest serving and much loved and respected sons, died suddenly on Monday 9th August at 72. Tom will be best remembered for his work in taking Bellahouston Volleyball Club from Glasgow and rebranding it…

Gold Shines Brightly in the Welsh Sun

After two years affected by Covid-19, it was great to see lots of Juniors back on the sand at Cardiff Beach Volleyball Centre. Thirty-six hours later and despite a heatwave, Scotland Men I were gold medalists and we’d seen massive…

Junior National Team Programme – Women

We are delighted to announce the continuation of the new women's junior national team programme, which will provide up-and-coming players with an excellent opportunity to improve their volleyball skills, meet players from other clubs, and get a chance to…

Junior National Team Programmes

The first practice sessions for both Under 20 and Under 17 men’s National Teams will be held on Sunday 28 August 2022 in ISE, Dundee University, Dundee from 10.00 to 15.00. Coaches Ken Fraser and Doug Crockart welcome young…

Level 1 Coaching Course

Scottish Volleyball is excited to announce a Level 1 Coaching Course, led by Bill Stobie. The SV Level 1 indoor course examines the skills associated with ‘How 2 coach', and the content of ‘What 2 coach' when introducing and developing…

Birmingham 2022 Kit Reveal

Scottish Volleyball is excited to unveil our Commonwealth Games playing and training kit. Lynne and Mel in their training kit (Photo by Lynne Marshall | www.volleyballphotos.co.uk) Produced by Zeon Teamwear for our athletes Lynne Beattie and Melissa Coutts as…

Aspiring Athletes Heading to Birmingham!

Scottish Volleyball are delighted to announce the successful selection of Rachel Morrison and Ben McHardy for the Team Scotland 2022 Achieve Programme. Designed to develop young athletes into future sporting successes for upcoming games, the programme will give them…

Appointment of Junior National Team Coaches

Scottish Volleyball is delighted to announce the appointment of four new coaches for the indoor National Team Programmes. Under 20 Men Ken Fraser has worked in the Junior Men’s Programme for several years and take over the role of Head Coach.…

Scottish Volleyball – The Early Years

Charting a course through the early years of volleyball in Scotland, Frank Leighton’s ‘Scottish Volleyball – The Early Years’ is now available on Amazon for purchase here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Scottish-Volleyball-Mr-Frank-Leighton/dp/B0B4SSVZYC/ref=sr_1_1?crid=128GOYN9BU79E&keywords=scottish+volleyball&qid=1656603068&sprefix=scottish+volleyball%2Caps%2C92&sr=8-1 Leighton is a founding member of Dundee Volleyball Club and represented Scotland…

Coaching Vacancies at University Clubs

The Volleyball Clubs at the University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow are hiring coaches for the upcoming indoor season. Edinburgh University Volleyball Club Vacancies for Men’s and Women’s First Teams Competing in BUCS and SVL Premier …

Level 1 Coaching Course

Calling all budding coaches! Scottish Volleyball's coaching manager John Scrimgeour is organising a Level 1 Coaching course in Dundee over two Sundays, the 3rd and 17th of July. We are excited to invite our members to attend to develop…

Competition a Hit at New Facility in Ayr

Now that the competition is officially over, Scottish Volleyball has had some time to reflect on what an amazing event took place at Kyle Academy this past weekend. The return of international beach volleyball was thoroughly welcomed, with Scottish…

Help Shape the Future!

We are now consulting members to help us develop our Strategy for 2023-2027. Your opinions and advice would be much appreciated and will help the association perform at its highest level over the next five years. The consultation form…

SCA Event Digs, Sets, and Smashes It!

Ayr’s SCA Beach Volleyball event ended with some fierce competition on the final day! The Men’s Semi-Finals started the day off with Ferry/Ferry reaching their third Scottish SCA Final in 4 years, beating home pair McKelvie/Stewart 21-19, 21-14. Then in…

Tournament heats up as temperatures rise

The second day of Ayr’s debut on the world stage of Beach Volleyball began with some exciting plays in the finale to the Men’s Pool Play.   McKelvie/Stewart opened the day with a hard-fought victory over fellow-Scots Caldwell/McHardy 21-13, 21-18.…

Office Closure

Due to the Small Countries Association Zonal event taking place this weekend in Ayr, the office will be closed from today. The office will be open as usual from Monday. If you need to get in contact with office…

Season Greetings

We would like to remind you that our office will be closed from December 23rd 2021 and will reopen on January 10th 2022.  "It as been another extraordinary year with as  many challenges as there has been solutions and despite…

Coaching Course – Level 1

The Scottish Volleyball Association, in partnership with KA Leisure, is delighted to present the Level 1 Coaching Course.   Level 1 course content; The SVA Level 1 course indoors examines the skills associated with ‘How 2 ‘coach, and the content…

Beach Volleyball Team Manager Appointed

Team Scotland’s preparations for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games continue with the appointment of Doug MacDonald as Beach Volleyball Team Manager. Doug is currently Coach and Pathway Developer at the Scottish Canoe Association, leading the development of Pathway & Performance…

Queen Elizabeth II: 1926-2022

Yesterday our nation received the very sad and devastating news that her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passed away peacefully in her beloved Balmoral Castle home. We join the nation in mourning the loss and Scottish Volleyball pays tribute to The…

Doug Crockhart: 1962 – 2022

Everyone at Scottish Volleyball is united in grief after learning the devastating news regarding Doug Crockart's sudden passing yesterday. All of our thoughts are with Doug's loved ones and the wider volleyball family who we know will be deeply…

Staff Changes at Scottish Volleyball

We are delighted to announce some recent staff changes at Scottish Volleyball. Both Adam Paton and Sam Fergusson have finished up with us in their summer administration roles. Adam continues to work with us on a reduced part-time basis as he…