The note below comes from the UTSSU AVL Organising Committee…
UTSSU Australian Volleyball League Program 2013
SVNSW has entered a one year partnership with UTS and Sydney University, for the preparation and delivery of a men’s and a women’s team and hosting of NSW rounds. The teams will compete in the 2013 Australian Volleyball League under the banner UTSSU.
SVNSW and UTSSU are pleased to announce the upcoming trials for interested players wishing to compete in the 2013 AVL Season. Trials are open to all registered members of SVNSW Affiliates who would like to compete in the highest level domestic league within Australia.
• Trial 1: Saturday 29th June 5:30 – 7:30pm at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Halls.
• Trial 2: Monday 1st July 7-9pm at Trinity Grammar School, Summer Hill.
• Trial 3: Saturday 20th July 2-5pm at Sydney Boys High, Moore Park. The Men’s squad will be trialling from 2-3:30pm followed by the Women’s squad trialling from 3:30-5pm.
Players are encouraged to attend all trials. If there are any issues/difficulties or you cannot attend trials please contact the respective coach.
• Men’s program Head coach – Mark Munter. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 0403007593.
• Women’s program Head coach – Nam Pham. Email: email@example.com Phone: 0411279709.
Each home and away round will require each team to play 1 game each day. Players are expected to be available for these dates, if there are any issues/difficulties please notify coaches of availability as soon as possible.
• Round 1 AWAY: 5-6 October. UTSSU v VVA.
• Round 2 TBC: 12-13 October TBC. UTSSU v AIS. This round is likely to move around mid-late September due to AIS national program commitments. (BYE for the women’s squad).
• Round 3 HOME: 19-20 October. UTSSU v Canberra Heat. This match will likely be hosted at either UTS gymnasium, Ultimo or possibly Sydney Uni Sports and Aquatic Centre, Darlington.
• Round 4 HOME: 26-27 October. UTSSU v South Australia. This match will be held at UTS gymnasium, Ultimo.
• Round 5 AWAY: 2-3 November. UTSSU v Queensland.
• Round 6 HOME: 9-10 November. UTSSU v Western Australia. This match will be held at UTS gymnasium, Ultimo.
• Round 7 AWAY: 16-17 November. UTSSU v Uni Blues.
• Finals: 7-8 December for the Top 4 teams.
It will cost $200 up front per player (non refundable) to be part of the squad. Upon selection this will entitle the player to attend trainings, receive a UTSSU hoody and also a UTSSU uniform to keep. Players selected in travelling rounds will pay approximately $200-$250 for flights and accommodation (TBC). We strongly encourage all selected players to approach clubs, councils and educational institutions in order to supplement costs from grants or subsidies.
Prospective players please take all of this information into consideration in order to determine your availability and commitment to the program.
UTSSU AVL Committee