On Sunday, 1 March more than 50 participants joined Volleyball Victoria at Victoria University, Footscray for the second Annual Affiliate Development Conference. With a shared focus on individual and Affiliate development, the Conference provided a range of interesting and useful presentations.
The Conference was attended by representatives from 24 Affiliates, including State League Club Delegates, Affiliate Committee members, Coaches, and Referees. Volleyball Victoria was fortunate in the quality of presenters available to deliver.
Thank you to the following presenters external to the sport:
- Tom Dixon (Vic Sport)
- Dr Bert Oraison (Victoria University)
- Davis Spark (Leisure Networks)
- Dr Michael Burke (Victoria University)
- Rory Stewart (Sports TG)
Thank you also to some from within the community:
- Bill McHoul (Perana Sports)
- Tim Popple (Wimmera Regional Sports Assembly)
- David Berry (Wimmera Regional Sports Assembly)
- Rebecca Walter (Volleyball Australia)
- David Rosamilia (Referee Commission)
- Tom Savage (Referee Commission)
- Murray Mansfield (Chair – Country Championships Commission)
- Catriona Tweedie (Chair – Referee Commission)
- Julian Coburn
A huge thank you to Loretta Konjarski and Victoria University for their support of this event which continues to grow year on year. The Conference success was only possible through the great support of the attending Affiliates and individuals.
A brief survey has been sent out to all attendees.
Volleyball Victoria look forward to the continuation of this event.