Melbourne Vipers Trials & Information

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Volleyball Victoria’s Melbourne Vipers are open age senior representative teams for both men and women. They participate in the Australian Volleyball League, a home and away season that sees games being played between October and December.

The last AVL season (2019) saw our Women winning Gold and our Men winning Bronze.

The 2021 and 2020 seasons were cancelled due to Covid 19.

2022 AVL Program

Trials

Trail 1: Saturday 19th March 2022 (V5-V7)

Women 1pm-3pm / Men 3pm-5pm

Trial 2: Sunday 20th March 2022

Women: 10am-12pm, courts V1-V3

Men: 10am-12pm, courts V5-V7

Location: State Volleyball Centre, 270 Stud Rd, Dandenong North, VIC, 3175

Cost: $40 per athlete

Athletes must register before the 1st trial and participation in both trials is compulsory. Exemptions will only be granted in exceptional circumstances. 

 

Selection

Melbourne Vipers seek to select the best available Victorian players to represent the Vipers in the AVL. Preference will be given to players that actively training and playing at a suitable level, such as the Victorian State League and above.

A squad of approximately 14-16 players will be selected from the trialling athletes, with the addition of up to 2 ‘junior’ squad members at the discretion of the coaches.

Training

Trainings will be held one Sunday a month during the state league season at the State Volleyball Centre, Dandenong.

Trainings will move to twice a week at the beginning of September through to the end of the Australian Volleyball League in December.

Tuesdays: 7:30pm – 9:30pm V5-7

Thursdays: 7:30pm – 9:30pm V5-7

Coaches

Women’s Team

Head Coach: Tanya McInerney 

Assistant Coach: Tammy Curtis

Men’s Team

Head Coach: Josh Cowan

Assistant Coach: TBC

2022 AVL Schedule

Our Men’s and Women’s Vipers teams will share the same home and away schedule.

Current proposed schedule:

ROUND DATES  HOST   TRAVEL CITY
R1 8-9 Oct  WA  VIC  Perth
R2 15-16 Oct VIC SA  Dandenong
R3 22-23 Oct  BYE  BYE BYE
R4 29-30 Oct  TAS VIC  Hobart
R5 5-6 Nov  VIC ACT  Dandenong
R6 12-13 Nov  NSW  VIC Sydney
R7 19-20 Nov VIC  QLD Dandenong
FINALS 3-4 Dec  Gold Coast

 

Any inquiries can be sent to Michael.Stevens@volleyballvictoria.org.au

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