Volleyball

WELCOME TO SUVC!

If you are interested in playing Volleyball, you are now in the right place.

Here is a summary of all the information you may need. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions!

 

Club Description

Having won Sport Swansea's Most Improved Club of the Year in 2013, it is our goal to keep on excelling, always ensuring we provide our players with the greatest experiences. Since Volleyball is quite an international sport, we have a wonderfully diverse club, counting on over 10 nationalities. Our people are lovely, friendly and engaged and they will surely make you feel welcomed and included from day one. 

Regardless of your level of experience, we are confident SUVC is the place for you —all we simply expect is that you share our enthusiasm and interest in this wonderful sport!—. There are two joining routes available for you (scroll down for more information):

  • If you have never played before, you are welcome to our open sessions. They are dedicated to beginners so that you will get to play casually, meet people and receive some coaching. We also have friendly matches against other different universities' beginner's team throughout the year for you. If you would like to improve your skills, this is a great opportunity! 
  • If you are an experienced athlete (normally 1-2 years of experience minimum), we have team training sessions for our 4 BUCS teams, including Men's 1st and 2nd team and Women's 1st and 2nd team. The first teams train twice a week and then compete on exciting matches every Wednesday all throughout the year, including the well-known Welsh Varsity against Cardiff in April-May. The second teams train once a week and then compete on exciting BUCS matches every Wednesday all throughout the year. They will also compete in the local Welsh League.

Our teams: Training Times

  • Men's 1st team: after finishing third on the Western 1A division and winning the Welsh Varsity 2nd year in a row, the boys are ready to fight for the 1st place and aiming to go on to the play-off's. Their training times are:

    - Tuesday - 20:00-22:00 (Bay Campus)
    - Thursday - 20:00-22:00 (Singleton)
     
  • Men's 2nd team:  The 2nd team will be playing on the BUCS Western 2B division and also in the local Welsh league. Their training times are:

    - Friday - 17:00-19:00 (Singleton)
     
  • Women's 1st team: after finishing first on the Western 2B division the girls are ready to fight for their well deserved Western 1A this year and get a chance to get competitive in the first division. Their training times are:

    - Tuesday - 18:00-20:00 (Bay Campus)
    - Thursday - 18:00-20:00 (Singleton)
     
  • Women's 2nd team:  The 2nd team will be playing on the BUCS Western 2B division and also in the local Welsh league. Their training times are:

    - Friday - 17:00-19:00 (Singleton)
     
  • Beginners Team: The beginner's team will have friendly matches against other different universities' beginner's team throughout the year. Their training times are:
    - Saturday - 10:00-12:00 (Singleton)

Follow their progress at http://www.bucs.org.uk/bucscore/InstitutionProfile.aspx?id=160&title=Swansea%20University#tab02

 

Try-outs

Excited yet? Want to give it a go? Excellent! Feel free to come to our Try-out sessions, held during the freshers fortnight. You will then get the chance to meet our coaches, you potential team-mates and get a taste of the vibrant atmosphere in our club. These are the dates:

  • Men's team try-outs:

    • Men’s: 28/09 & 05/10, 5-7pm @ Singleton Campus (Sketty Lane)

  • Women's team try-outs:
    • 25/09, 6-8pm @ Bay Campus
      27/09 & 04/10, 6-8pm @ Singleton Campus (Sketty Lane)

  • Beginners team: the sessions are open, so any Saturday from 10:00 to 12:00, starting on the 29th of September.

Note: no membership is required for the try-outs but you will have to purchase it if you decide to join us.)

Social

Like any other Sports Club at Swansea University, SUVC has a strong Social element, ranging from nights out on Wind Street to non-alcoholic meet-ups (friendly club tournaments, bowling, laser zone, meals...). Our social events are open to everyone (members and non-members) alike and will be broadly advertised throughout the year on all different kinds of social media  so connect and stay in touch!
 

Our committee


President: Ben Newman
Vice President: Nikolina Antoniou
Secretary: Siân Marshall 
Treasurer: Petr Hoffmann
Social Secretary: Alice Baraz
PR and Social Media Officer: Hei Man Tiffany Ng
Beginner's Team Manager: Conrad Lee

Coaches: Astrid (Men's and Women's team), Martin (Beginners team)

Membership
1st Teams: £120/year
2nd Teams: £100/year
Beginner's team: £60/year
*compulsory for all teams (men's, women's and beginners)

Note: you need to have a Sports Swansea BUCS membership in order to join any team.

Contact us

 

Email: volleyball@swansea-sports.co.uk

Facebook pagehttps://www.facebook.com/Swansea-University-Volleyball-Club-682584958426949/?fref=ts

Instagram: swanseaunivolleyball

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sunivolleyball?

In person: at the Freshers Fayre (24th in Bay and 26th in Singleton)

Looking forward to meeting you all!

 

Committee

Mixed Team Manager
Hong Lee
PR and Social Media Officer
Hei Man Tiffany Ng
President
Benjamin Newman
Secretary
Sian Marshall
Social Sec
Alice Baraz
Treasurer
Petr Hoffmann
Vice-President [Womens Team]
Nikolina Antoniou
 

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