Club captain: Justin Hunt
Head coach: Graham Fowler
In 2011 the club was shortlisted by Volleyball England for their club of the year award, the second time in three years.
Head Coach Graham Fowler was awarded national Development Coach of the Year at Volleyball England’s Annual Awards ceremony, in July 2010.
Last season the Men’s NVL 1 team secured back-to-back promotions, winning Division 1 and in 2009-2010 were crowned champions of Division 3 North losing only 2 games, and finished the season winning the National Shield Final at Crystal Palace.
In 2009, women’s NVL Division 1 team reached the National Cup Final in Sheffield and their game was shown on Sky.
In 2008 the club finished runners-up in CCPRs ‘Community Sports Club of the Year’, a National award incorporating all sports.
The club has gained Volleyball England’s Volley 3 accreditation and Sport England’s Club Mark. These certificates awarded by the National governing body, to display the standard of the club. We are currently one of only two volleyball clubs in the country to achieve this standard.
The club won ‘Club of the year – development award' at the sports dinner and awards evening in 2008 and 2011, along with our head coach receiving the Victoria Wesley award for personal dedication and improvements to the club.
1915-2115 – Men’s BUCS, New Gym, Munrow
1715-1815 Try Sport Beginners Class, New Gym, Munrow
1800-2000 – Come & Play, King Edward’s Boys School
1915-2115 – Women’s BUCS, New Gym, Munrow
1715-1915 – Recreational, New Gym, Munrow
1800-1930 – Sitting Volleyball, Selly Park School
1930-2130 – Men’s and Women’s NVL 1, Camp Hill School
1915-2115 – Men’s Regional 1, New Gym, Munrow
1930-2130 – Women’s NVL 2, Camp Hill School
1500-1700 – Women’s Regional 1, New Gym, Munrow
1700-1900 – Men’s Regional 2, New Gym, Munrow
UBVC was the first university sport club to be recognised by the Sport & Recreational alliance in their national Sport Club of the Year Award, finishing runners up in 2008.
UBVC is the largest volleyball club in the UK, with 9 competitive teams with both men’s and women’s teams in the Super 8s, 3 recreational sessions and over 200 adult members.
The club has one of the largest junior development programmes reaching out to around 500 primary and secondary school children every week.
The University of Birmingham Volleyball club was the first university club to have won both the men’s and women’s BUCS competitions in the same year.
The club has one the largest coaching teams in University Volleyball, with seven coaches from all over Europe. We also have a coach development programme allowing people to volunteer as assistant coaches, a volunteer physiotherapist and statisticians.
We are truly a multi-national club, with members from 41 different nations, and from as far afield as South America, Australia and from all across Europe.