This handbook had been produced to help with the smooth running of the Ashcombe Volleyball Club and can be divided into the following sections.

  1. Mission Statement
  2. Equity and Child protection policies and Junior Club rules.
  3. Codes of conduct for players, coaches, volunteers, officials and parents/carers.
  4. Risk assessment, Accident report forms and Guidelines for dealing with an accident.
  5. Roles of Committee members.
  6. Membership details.
  7. Volleyball competitions entered
  8. Constitution.




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.


 Equity Policy Statement


This club is committed to ensuring that equity is incorporated across all aspects if it’s development. In doing so it acknowledges and adopts the following English Volleyball Associations definition of sports equity:

The English volleyball Association [EVA] supports the principle of equal opportunities for all participants, members, representatives and employees whilst working for, or on behalf of the EVA.  It opposes all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, colour, race nationality, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, marital status, sexuality, or unrelated criminal convictions or disability.

The club respects the rights, dignity and worth of every person and will treat everyone equally within the context of their sport, regardless of age, ability, gender, race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexuality or social/economic status.

The club is committed to everyone having the right to enjoy volleyball in an environment free from the threat of intimidation, harassment and abuse

All club members have a responsibility to oppose discriminatory behaviour and promote equality of opportunity.

The club will deal with any incidence of discriminatory behaviour seriously, according to club disciplinary procedures.