Mover & Shaker | Weiping Tu OAM (AUS)

Weiping Tu OAM has spent over 40 years helping grow the game of Sitting Volleyball, both within the Asia Oceania zone and around the globe.  After studying Volleyball at the famous Beijing Sports University and coaching in China for many years, Weiping migrated to Australia in 1988 and the began...

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Mover & Shaker | Ramezan Zandi Nezami (IRI)

We openly ask for nominations of people to be featured as a World ParaVolley Mover & Shaker and for the player highlighted here we received a high number of e-mails.  Ramezan Zandi Nezami, more commonly known as “Mohsen”, was born in I.R. Iran and became a resident of Turkey in...

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Mover & Shaker | Peter Karreman (NED)

Peter Karreman is a name that transcends Sitting Volleyball around the globe.  First known for his work in his home country of the Netherlands, Peter has spent the majority of the last decade working across Sub Saharan Africa with the Rwandan teams and beyond.  First finishing 9th in London 2012...

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Mover & Shaker | Robinson Tumwesigye (UGA)

As the sport continues to evolve across Africa, one country continued to get more people sat on the court and playing both nationally and internationally.  Key to the sports development in Uganda is Robinson Tumwesigye, who is well known in that part of the world for pushing and driving the...

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Mover & Shaker | Olga & Oleg (ISR)

In Israel two people are responsible for the “Sitting Volleyball” project which continues to gain momentum. Olga Gomberg and Oleg Or have been working as a team since the beginning of the project in 2021. Each one of them has a different set of responsibilities and their own individual view,...

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Mover & Shaker | Isabelle Collot (FRA)

After growing up in France, Isabelle Collot was always a Volleyballer.  This continued when she moved to Great Britain where she played as a setter in the National Volleyball League.  It was here she discovered Sitting Volleyball as the British teams prepared for their home Games back in 2012.  Then...

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Mover & Shaker | Daniel Lopez (ESP)

Daniel Lopez has been involved in Volleyball as a player, national referee and coach for 30 years.  He discovered Sitting Volleyball about after about 10 years thanks to a coach, Rafa Lara, who helped develop an instant intrigue for the sport.  Then in 2019 he decided to start a club...

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Mover & Shaker | Anton Raimondo (RSA)

From London Paralympian to South African Sitting Volleyball development maestro! 1 – How did you get involved in Sitting Volleyball? I first found out about sitting volleyball when I joined East London Lynx in Feb 2009. I had never played any form of volleyball before and I was hooked fairly...

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Mover & Shaker | Nello Calleja (MLT)

Driving the sport forwards in his country! 1 – How did you get involved in Sitting Volleyball? I got to know about Sitting Volleyball whilst speaking with Ute Maria Fischer, an International Volleyball and Sitting Volleyball referee from Germany during a tournament in 2010.  I immediately started researching about it...

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Mover & Shaker | Richard Stacey-Chapman (GBR)

The man with many ventures and roles in Sitting Volleyball, now leading things in England. 1 – How did you get involved in Sitting Volleyball? I think relatively unusually for a person with no disability, I actually started playing Sitting Volleyball before I had ever played any other form of the...

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