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Introduction to Beach Refereeing Course

VLY are hosting an accredited beach volleyball referee course. Flying in from Norway to tutor the course will be international beach and indoor referee Geir Dahle. As part of the beach volleyball restructuring, VLY are developing a referee pathway that ensures only top quality accredited referees during our major tour events. The pathway will also provide direction and support for our referees to become recognised and involved in international events.

Geir Dahle,

  • Refereed in multiple Olympic Games
  • Refereed in World Championship
  • Refereed approx. 1000 matches on the FIVB tour
  • A FIVB Referee Coach, CEV Delegate, FIVB Instructor
  • Current member of the European Referees Commission

Further details,

Dates. Theory Friday August 27th (3-8pm), Practical August 28th & 29th (full days)

Location. Bettystown Beach, Meath

Level. Introduction to Beach Refereeing

Criteria. Over 16 with sound basic knowledge of volleyball refereeing (indoor or beach)

Cost. FREE of CHARGE to VLY Members

Register. This is an application process with limited places.

Request application –

Find out more education and training opportunities in our ET Summer Booklet