Ashcombe Volleyball Club, based in Dorking, Surrey, was established in 1976. For nearly 40 years Ashcombe played in Division 1, now the Super League, winning the title on several occasions and also taking the National Knock Out Cup title as well as National titles at Under 16, Under 16 and Under 15 levels. Our team now plays in NVL Womens 2 South and offers a high standard of play for women players.
The club is one of the most prominent volleyball clubs in England and is recognised both on and off the court as an outstanding club. Our mission statement summarises what our club is all about:
“Ashcombe Volleyball Club is committed to driving forward the standard of volleyball and to increasing public awareness and accessibility of volleyball for all, in whichever capacity they wish to participate, be is as a player, coach, referee or spectator.”
Our club truly does offer volleyball for all.
We organise tournaments throughout the year for players of every standard as well as running teams in various local and national leagues. Our flagship team play in the National Volleyball League Women’s Division 2 South.
With a teams entered in the Surrey Womens Volleyball League and a new team in Mens Division 3, we have plenty of competitions on offer to our players.
We enter all National age group competitions at Under 15, 16 and 18 for boys and girls. Junior sessions are run 3 times a week: Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays for an all inclusive monthly payment of £20. Players aged 10-18 are welcome.
Development Camps are held during school holidays for junior players wanting to make further progress.
We have an excellent professional development programme and regularly run courses for coaches and referees which are open to both members and non-members.