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Referee Development Programme

VLY. have launched the first referee development programme. A new initiative and support from Volleyball Ireland to ensure our referees both beginner and advanced are continuously developing themselves off the court as well as on.


2022 programme

  1. Young Referee Mentor Programme

New referee development programme focuses on bringing new young referees into our sport. |This full-day course will qualify and educate all participants to an approved Grade3 standard. Therefore permitting them to start gaining essential match practice within the national league setup immediately. In addition, every referee will be assigned a mentor, an experienced referee that will be available for advising and supporting the new referees in their career.

August 20th 



2. Advanced Referee Programme

The advanced programme supports our dedicated referees. The goal is to help develop their professionalism, competence, and all-round performance. Leading the advanced programme is our very own International Referee Giordano Dos Santos and he will be supported by two further guest international referees online from Europe.

August 16th & 17th 



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