VOTE! – Pieter Joon – Volleyball Hall of Fame

Although we already knew that Pieter Joon, Founder of the World Organisation Volleyball for Disabled (World ParaVolley) was to be nominated to be an International Volleyball Hall of Fame induction nominee, it has come to our attention that the inductions are partly based on fan voting! So, we must all...

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Thailand promote Amin Moameri to head coach

Amin, the son of Alireza Moamari, succeeded his father as Thailand sitting volleyball teams’ head coach  after being appointed as head coach of the Italian men’s team. Amin, who previously served as the assistant coach of Thailand from 2019 to 2020, has been promoted to the head coaching position. He...

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Vale: Jouke de Haan (NED)

World ParaVolley is deeply saddened by the recent loss of Jouke de Haan, a leading paravolley coach and coach educator in 12 different countries across the world over nearly four decades. Jouke de Haan coached the national sitting volleyball teams of the Netherlands, Germany and Egypt with great success and...

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World ParaVolley positions available

World ParaVolley has the following positions available: World ParaVolley Sport Director Unfortunately, Laurent Torrecillas has resigned from the position of Sport Director for personal and business reasons that have been magnified by COVID. The Board will appoint a replacement after receiving applications and the position will be up for election...

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Rules of the Game approved for 2022-24

The World ParaVolley Board has supported the recommendations of the two Rules of the Game Committees to update the sitting volleyball and beach paravolley rules for the period 2022-24.  As the two strategic disciplines of World ParaVolley, it was important that these Rules were updated as deemed necessary by the...

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