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Who to Contact

Position Name School Email
Tour Leader Lorraine Feddema
Girls Team Manager Dixie Hyatt
Girls Coach

Gareth Whitehead

Christ Church Grammar School 

Boys Coach David Tusak John Tonkin College
Boys Team Manager Justin Burt John Forrest Secondary College

Interstate Event Information

Event Date Venue /State Age
Fri 16 to Fri 23 August 2019 Adelaide (Heathfield), SA 15 & U as at 31 December

 Interstate Trial Information

Trial Specifics
Nomination Nominations due by Friday 17th May 2019
Cost $35.00 pay via the PAY HERE button
Trial Details Click HERE for Volleyball trials flyer

Saturday 18th May

8.30-10.30am (girls) / 12-2pm (boys)


Saturday 25th May

8.30-10.30am (girls) / 12-2pm (boys)


Squad Selections

Monday 27th May

VENUE UWA Fitness & Recreation Centre, UWA grounds, Crawley
Eligibility The Championships are open to all West Australian students whether or not they are members of an affiliated club. To be eligible for selection students must:


  1. Be a full time student at a secondary school
  2. Be 15 years and under as at 31 December

Please Note: Participation in the Volleyball WA  Junior Development Squad is highly recommended but not compulsory for selection into the SSWA state teams.


Volleyball Interstate Nomination


By submitting this nomination form I agree to the following;


  • I have read the Selection Policy
  • I will abide by the decisions of the selectors
  • My parents are aware of and endorse this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify the school of this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify event officials of any medical conditions that may affect the student’s well-being during trials


Please Note: All trial fees are to be paid via the PAY HERE tab


Please click on the below links to nominate;




Selection Policy

Volleyball Interstate Team Selection Policy


Event details

  • School Sport WA (SSWA) participates in the School Sport Australia National Volleyball Championship for secondary schools (15 years and under).


  • 15 Years and Under – All players will turn 15 years of age (or under) as at the 31st December in the year of competition
  • Students eligible for selection in the state team must attend schools or Education Department recognised educational institutions


  • The positions of Coach, Manager and Tour Leader are advertised annually
  • Appointed officials will be selectors

Prior to Selection Trials

  • Selectors meet to discuss selection criteria
  • Selectors view potential players through Volleyball WA events, school games and any other volleyball activities

Trial Nominations

  • Trial dates are determined by officials and SSWA
  • Details and nomination form are posted on the SSWA website
  • Volleyball WA is requested to distribute information to all affiliated clubs advertising trial information

Selection Trials

  • Trials are conducted at advertised venue
  • Selectors view players through a series of drills and game situations
  • A preliminary squad is selected and invited to attend further training sessions
  • Successful players are notified at the completion of the trial
  • Players injured or unable to attend the trial will not necessarily be omitted from the final team and may be invited by selectors to attend trials or squad training sessions at later dates.
  • Players must attend 75% of sessions unless they are a member of another State team.

Squad Training

  • After a set number of training sessions the final team is announced
  • A number of players may be invited to ‘train on’ as potential reserve players

Selection Policies

  • Selectors may advise players that certain squad training dates can be missed due to injury, travel or special commitments
  • Players with school or Volleyball WA commitments, and who have completed the required SSWA nomination process, may be included in squads as their commitment is completed
  • Should any player be ruled out prior to the Championship for any reason then a replacement player may be selected from the ‘train on’ group (dependent on team requirements)

Medal Winner Policy

The Medal winner will be base on the following:

  1. Coaches voting on a 3,2,1 system in each game.
  2. The opposition coaches voting on a 3,2,1 system in each game.
  3. The Medal winner is the player who polls the most votes over the championships.


Excursion Mgmt Plan

Excursion Management Plan


SSWA is contracted by the Department of Education through a Grant Agreement to provide sport experiences and opportunities for all students in WA schools.


The Grant Agreement with the Department of Education requires SSWA to:

  • Maintain appropriate insurances in relation to the provision of the service
  • Ensure that compulsory criminal record checks have been completed on all volunteers and employees
  • Conduct off school site activities in accordance with the DoE Excursions: Off School Site Activities Policy


Click HERE to see the Volleyball Excursion Management Plan

Results and History