Junior Mini Camp – July

HOT OFF THE PRESS. The Balcatta Cats Junior program will be holding a mini-camp on July 17th and 18th. This is a great way to expand on volleyball skills or develop them for new athletes. We encourage early registration as our programs meet capacity fairly quickly.

Registration can be found at:https://forms.gle/C9uKiFMdoYcujpsZA

Tickets to be purchased:https://balcattavolleyball.tidyhq.com/public/shop/products

Registrations for Juniors OPEN!

We are now taking registrations for the WAVJL (WA Volleyball Junior Leage).

If you haven’t already done it, we do need the Expression of Interest done as that gives us most of the info we need.

Then you need to register here.

There is also a Juniors’ Open Day on Wednesday 17th, 530-7pm at Hale School Gym with fun volleyball games and bbq. This is a good chance to meet some coaches and staff as well as other players and parents.

Pre-season training starts this week and Bowling Night!

The womens pre-season training will start this week, Tuesday 16th, 730-930pm at Newman College. Entry via Tuscany Way. Mens on Thursday, same time and place. It’s $10 per session or Cats members can purchase all 3 sessions for $20, non members can get all 3 sessions for $25. Tickets through the Balcatta Shop here.

Hopefully those coming have completed the Expression of Interest form available here.

Remember you can also still buy tickets for the bowling night on this Saturday (20th)! $35 gets you 2 games, shoe hire and some nibblies. Juniors bowling from 5-7pm, seniors from 730-930pm.

2021 Season approaches!

We have released the timeline for the preseason training and trials etc. which you may have already seen on Facebook.

Now we’re asking everyone interested to play, tryout or coach/manage with Balcatta Volleyball Club this season to fill out this Expression of Interest form.
Some other important dates to remember are:-

  •  Annual General Meeting  on this Sunday 930am @Drift Kitchen. Everyone is welcome so come along to hear about how the club went last season but also our plan for this season and beyond.
  • First pre-season training session Tuesday 16th Feb for women and Thursday 18th Feb for men, all at Newman College. $10 per session.
  • Trials start 9th/11/th March at Newman College also.
  • First social event of the year, Bowling @ Rosemount Bowl, 20th Feb, 5pm for Juniors, 730pm for Seniors. Please get your tickets from the Balcatta Shop. $30 for early birds, (inc 2 games, shoe hire and some nibblies) Price goes up to $35 closer to the date. One early bird junior and senior will get their entry refunded!

We are also focusing more this year on developing coaches and referees so if anyone is interested in furthering themselves in these areas please get in touch to find out about incentives and chances for development in these areas.
Look forward to seeing you all on the court very soon!

Coach Workshop 22nd November

Work on your indoor coaching skills with Balcatta Volleyball Club’s new hands on Coach Workshop on Sunday 22nd November. Gain skills and confidence in a welcoming club setting. This Workshop is open to coaches of all levels and both Balcatta and non-Balcatta members.

Click here to register your place.

Led by Level 3 Volleyball Coach Artem Ipatyev, the Workshop format will be:

8am – 9am: Coaching Theory

9am – 10.30am: Practical coaching on the court – putting theory into practice

10.30am – 11am: Zoom session with International coach Max Gubbiotti (ex-Italian B League Coach). If time, with a short Q&A at the end

11am – 11.30am:  Light lunch provided

Gain practical skills and meet other coaches that are passionate about volleyball.

Full Details are:

Date: Sunday 22nd November, 2020

Time: 8am – 11.30am

Place: Hale School Senior Gym, Entrance A, 160 Hale Road, Wembley Downs.

Wear: Clothes that you can play volleyball in, as some coaches will help demonstrate drills in the practical session

Bring: Drink bottle, pen and paper (if you like), curiosity and an open mind.

Cost: Free for Balcatta Volleyball Club Members, $10 for non-Balcatta members

 We will be holding a Junior Camp after this coaching event, so anyone that is interested in putting their newly learned coaching skills into practice, please let me know if you would like to stay. Send an email to juniors@balcattavolleyball.com.au so we know you are staying.

Indoor Junior Camp

Balcatta VC are running a mini-camp on Sunday 22nd November for any junior athletes wanting to keep on working on their indoor game.

All experience levels are welcome. The camp is for athletes aged 11 years old to 18 years old.

Click here to purchase your place.

The camp is being held at Hale School, 160 Hale Road Wembley Downs. Access School via Entry A.

If you have any questions, please contact Michelle at juniors@balcattavolleyball.com.au

Balcatta’s 25th Anniversary Home Round

It seems like only yesterday that our club was established in 1995 and yet here we are today celebrating our 25th anniversary. Our club slogan is ‘More Than a Club’ and it is the people, all of you, that make our club motto sing true and our community thrive.  We want to personally extend an invitation to all our past and present members, parents and anyone in the Cats community to come and celebrate at this year’s home round. Catch up with old friends, remember past glories and watch our State League women and men’s teams take on Rossmoyne. There will be a short awards ceremony, door prizes, raffles, sausage sizzle and so much more.
When: Saturday, 22nd of August. Doors open at 17:30pmWhere: Hale School Senior Gym – 160 Hale Road, Wembley DownsWhat: Cats vs Raptors – Men at 18:00pm and Women at 19:30pmTickets: Door Sales
– $5 per person or $10 per Family Inc. Program & Door Prize Entry
– Under 12 Free
– Wear Your Balcatta or Rossy Gear for Free Entry

Other Information
– Food Available for Purchase
– Check out Our New Merchandise available for purchase
– Get Your Raffle Tickets for a Chance to Win Some Fabulous Prizes
– Family-Friendly & Alcohol-Free Event  – Link to our Facebook event here.