Juniors 2019

Do you want to play in the 2019 Junior League Volleyball Season for Mt Lofty? We have opened expressions of interest for all U15-U19 male and female players who are interested in giving volleyball a try. U15, U17 and U19 divisions are available in the 2019 season. Depending on interest, we will hopefully look to have at least 1 male and 1 female “REDS” team entered in this year’s competition. The Mt Lofty “REDS” teams are open to anyone who isn’t already playing from Heathfield High School.

If you are interested in playing for Mt Lofty in this competition, please email peter.giannes33@schools.sa.edu.au to express your interest!

Reserve/Division Men and Women’s 2019 Head/Assistant Coach Applications now open

The application process for the Mt Lofty Volleyball Club Reserve/Division Men and Women’s 2019 Head/Assistant Coaches are currently open.

Please refer to information below for job description and application details.

Applications will close on Monday 21st of January.

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As Head/Assistant Coach of either the Men’s or Women’s Reserve/Divisional team at the Mt Lofty Volleyball Club you will be responsible for the running of your team under the guidance of the League coaches for the 2019 season. Throughout the season, a key objective will be to unite the senior teams to form a culture of one program and to develop playing systems that are directed from the League Head Coaches. This position comes with an honorarium payment at the end of the Volleyball SA Indoor season which can be discussed with applicants during the application process.

The Reserve/Divisional Head/Assistant Coach will be responsible for the following:

During Preseason

 Working with the Committee to plan 2019 season

 Attending and running preseason training’s that are planned by the League Men’s/Women’s coach

 Assist in planning to compete in the 2019 Warrnambool Seaside Competition (March long weekend)

 Attend the Warrnambool Seaside Competition if required

During the Season

 Selection of team with input from the League coach during the VSA season

 Running training to improve basic offensive and defensive structures

 Setting and communicating Club expectations through all senior teams

 Head/Assistant coach the team that you involved with

 Assigns duties to an Assistant Coach/Team Manager as necessary

 Provides a short recap of the game for the Facebook/paper every week

 Sit on benches of other teams, when available to do so on game days

 Select MVP votes after each home and away game and submit

 Foster and maintain a program culture across all teams (Men or Women)

 Maintain a Club First Culture

 Follow the Mt Lofty and VSA policies

Prerequisites

 High level of experience coaching State League or higher

 Obtained, or willing to obtain, Level 2 Coaching Accreditation

 Obtained, or willing to obtain accreditation deemed necessary from VSA

 Must hold, or be willing to obtain, a DSCI Screening

Please send a 1 page application including volleyball CV to the Mt Lofty Club president, Peter Giannes (peter.giannes33@schools.sa.edu.au) before the closing date of January 21st 2019.

2019 League Men and Women Head Coaching applications open!

The application process for the Mt Lofty Volleyball Club League Men and Women’s 2019 Head Coaches are currently open.

Please refer to information below for job description and application details.

Applications will close on Wednesday 5th of December. Reserve and Divisional coaching applications will open once the League Men and Women coaches have been selected.

2019 Head Coach (League) Position Description

As Head Coach of either the Men’s or Women’s League team at the Mt Lofty Volleyball Club you will be responsible for the overall results and success of all men/women senior teams, with the overall aim of winning a League Premiership. As part of this role, you will undertake the Head Coach position of the League team for the duration of the 2019 season as well as mentor reserve/divisional coaches. Throughout the season, a key objective will be to unite the senior teams to form a culture of one program. This position comes with an honorarium payment at the end of the Volleyball SA Indoor season.

The Head Coach will be responsible for the following:

During Preseason

  • Working with the Committee to plan 2019 Season

  • Working with the Executive Committee to select Reserves and Divisional coaching staff

  • Developing preseason trainings

  • Running preseason trainings (with help from other coaches)

  • Assist in planning to compete in the 2019 Warrnambool Seaside competition (March long weekend)

 

During the Season

  • Selection of League team

  • Assisting with the selection of Reserve and Divisional teams

  • Forming basic offensive and defensive structures for all teams

  • Setting and communicating Club expectations through all senior teams

  • Help identify any promotions/demotions

  • Monitor junior players from time to time to identify any players that would benefit from senior training’s

  • Assigns duties to an assistant coach/team manager as necessary

  • Provides a short recap of the game for the Facebook/paper every week

  • Develop coaches across the Club in terms of knowledge and experience

  • Sit on benches of other teams, when available to do so on game days

  • Send in MVP votes for each game of the regular season

  • Foster and maintain a program culture across all teams (Men or Women)

  • Maintain a Club First Culture

  • Follow the Mt Lofty and VSA policies

 

Prerequisites

  • High level of experience coaching State League or higher

  • Obtained, or willing to obtain, Level 3 Coaching Accreditation

  • Must hold, or be willing to obtain, a DSCI Screening

 

Please send a 1 page application including volleyball CV to the Mt Lofty Club president, Peter Giannes (peter.giannes33@schools.sa.edu.au) before the closing date of December 5th 2018.

Mt Lofty AGM

Mt Lofty will be holding its AGM on Monday 5th of November at the Bridgewater Inn. Meeting will start at 6.30pm and will be followed by dinner for those interested.

All players, coaches, parents, members and spectators are welcomed to attend to have their say going forward into the 2019 season.

Bridgewater Hotel player awards for May

The generous player awards for each team donated by the Bridgewater Hotel were presented at the hotel on Saturday night after round 4 of State League.

League Men - Ben Williamson
League Women - Lucy Ambagtsheer
League Reserve Men - Simon Grey
League reserve Women - Georgie Williamson and Izzy Cross
Division 1 Men - Aaron Potts
Division 1 Women - Holly Aiken
Division 2 Men - Koby Grocke

Georgia Williamson, Peter Giannes (LRW coach) and Izzy Cross

Georgia Williamson, Peter Giannes (LRW coach) and Izzy Cross

Our Anna to play for Australia in Vietnam

Our very own Anna Schoof has been selected in the Australian U19 Women’s Team who will travel to Hanoi to compete in the U19 Asian Championships in June. This is a copy of the great write up from the Sports section in the Courier yesterday! Some of the games will be live streamed - we will do our best to get these links on the Facebook page!

Well done on your selection and good luck for the upcoming championships Anna!

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