Cadet Trials December 2019

Cadet Trials December 2019

If you are interested in attending the Junior England National Talent Pathway open trials, please read the information below, complete the registration form and payment at the bottom of the page. Please note: You will need to create an account if you do not already have one in order to pay. 

Eligibility: Athletes must be British Citizens at the time of the trial and born in 2004, 2005 or later. 

Date:  Girls will trial on Saturday 14th December

           Boys will trial on Sunday 15th December   

Schedule: Please see the document to the right hand side of the page to view the schedule. This schedule applies to both Cadet Girls on Saturday 14th and Cadet Boys on Sunday 15th. 

There is a meeting that parents are invited to attend 13:00-14:00 with Gillian Harrison, Volleyball England's Technical and Talent Coordinator, to discuss the pathway and expectations. 

Where: Trials will be held at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering, NN15 6PB. 

Cost: £40 including a hot meal (athlete's only)

Once registered and after the final closing date (midnight Sunday 17th November), you will be sent via email an information pack which will include what you need to bring and the schedule for the day.

Cadet Women (14th December)- Registration between 9am-9.30am and depature at 4pm approx

Cadet Men (15th December)- Registration between 9am-9.30am and depature at 4pm approx

We envisage that the day will replicate the environment of a typical day during our national camp training weekends.

During the trial, athletes will get the opportunity to demonstrate their skills and tactical awareness in game play. There will be a range of physical tests: spike reach, block reach, spike jump, block jump and measurements. Athletes will get the results of these tests which will highlight their current physical profile.

Parents will be invited to a meeting with Volleyball England staff 12pm-1pm to talk about the programme and expectations of the athletes.

What to bring: A colour copy of your passport, kneepads, water bottle, notepad and pen, towel, change of clothes, snacks. Please arrive in training kit and appropriate footwear.

Closing date: midnight Sunday 17 November 2019

Cadet Trials December 2019

Athlete First Name

Athlete Surname

Date of Birth




Do you have a British passport?


Email address (for all correspondence) and name of email contact

Name of parent(s)/guardian/carer and relationship

Mobile Number

Home Number

Work Number

Emergency Contact 1 Name and relationship

Emergency Contact 1 Number

Emergency Contact 2 Name and relationship

Emergency Contact 2 Number

Home address including postcode

How long have you been playing volleyball?

Home Club (if applicable)

Club Coach (if applicable)

Have you had an serious injuries, illnesses or diseases within the past 12 months? If yes, please provide detail below

Do you have any current injuries we should be aware of? If yes, please state

Do you have any allergies? If yes, please state

Do you have any dietary requirements? If yes, please state

Any comments?

Junior trials payment