HEVO Programme

HEVO 2015

Higher Education Volleyball Officer (HEVO) Programme

In January 2010 Volleyball England, as part of their commitment to developing Higher Education volleyball, launched the Higher Education Volleyball Officer (HEVO) programme.

Now in its 6th year the HEVO programme offers students from all universities a voluntary position to work with the National Governing Body and their University. The roles involve leading and co-ordinating the development of recreational volleyball at the host institution in order to encourage new players to come into the sport and to ensure all players have a quality experience at whatever level they participate.


  • Over 2000 students participating weekly through the programme
  • Improve workforce development through qualifying students as activators, coaches and referees
  • Build relationships with universities
  • Increase the number of students accessing high quality volleyball competitions (includes HEVOs running a mass participation festival)


HEVO attributes


HEVO Universities will receive:

  • A grant for volleyball club to develop recreational sessions
  • A festival grant to run as mass participation festival
  • Volleyball England kit to promote and assist the role!
  • Access and funding support for two Go Spike Student Activator and two referee qualifications
  • Discounted entry to the student cup
  • Support & mentoring from Volleyball England through the HEVO conference



Volleyball England have an open application process for the HEVO programme.  Below are the documents required to apply :

http://volleyballengland.org/~media/docs/HEVO Programme 17-18.pdf
http://volleyballengland.org/~media/docs/HEVO Application Form 17-18.docx
http://volleyballengland.org/~media/docs/HEVO Role Description 17-18.docx

For further information and to return the forms, please contact Rob Payne on 01509 227738 or r.payne@volleyballengland.org


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Below are the winners of the HEVO of the month 2016-17

OCTOBER  University College London - George Choa and Alexandra Wojtaszewska

Highlights 2015-16

The HEVO programme has just finished its 5th year of delivery.  Below vare some statistics:

78  HEVO's appointed

8 Senior HEVO's appointed

71 Universities enrolled

2,300 students playing weekly

6000 students tried volleyball

4295 new students took part in volleyball

55% and 45%  female to male gender split of students

Over 65 Go Spike Student Activators qualified

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