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Sunday, 08 October 2017 14:43

New Coaching Role at University of Warwick Featured

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Our friends at the University of Warwick are currently looking for a new Coach for their volleyball teams.  It's a great role for coaches looking to get a bit more experience with some committed teams - and we thought it might be of interest to some of our members!  As you know, we work closely with the University and they host some of our training sessions outside of training times.  A number of our members are also studying at the Uni and playing in the Uni teams as well as for Riga.  All the details are available here - https://www.volleyballengland.org/about_us/about_us_/job_vacancies.  If you might be interested do get in touch!

Monday, 25 September 2017 19:00

News Flash! Change of night for Club sessions Featured

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NEWS FLASH! Club night recreational sessions will now be every Monday evening (rather than Thursdays). They will be from 8-10pm at Bablake school. Same great set up just a different night...adjust your calendars folks! This is effective straight away. See you there #volleyball #fun

Saturday, 09 September 2017 11:27

Riga Club Hoodies now for sale! Featured

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Club Hoodies are now for sale for the 2017/8 season.  The order will be placed mid-October so get your order in quickly by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Sunday, 23 July 2017 20:25

2017/8 Riga Committee Featured

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This year's AGM was held at the Varsity, University of Warwick at 8pm on Thursday 20 July.  A round up of all the action is set out below!  As we go into the 2017/8 season the committee is, as always, happy to hear any feedback you may have so that we can continue to help all members achieve their volleyball potential!  You can contact the committee via the Contact Us form on this website.

Sunday, 25 June 2017 22:08

Summer Training

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Outdoor Summer Training kicks off from the first Thursday in July and, weather permitting, will be every Thursday throughout July and August.  The training will be at the Uni of Warwick on the Westwood Campus near the tennis courts (map attached).  The outdoor nets will be put up (from 6.30pm) and we'll play for as long as the light (or our legs!) hold up.  Great fun sessions for everyone to get involved in.  See you there! #goriga

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 21:16

Mens NVL Division 2 Team Seek New Coach

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Riga Mens Team are actively seeking a coach for the 2017/8 season.  Interested...read on!

We will be playing in National League Division 2 for the 2017/8 season and have a strong core of players who are committed to improving both as individuals and as a team.  Thanks to a very strong finish to the last season we finished 8th in the league and are looking to improve on that for the coming season.  We were without a coach from the start of the last season and, while many of the more experienced players helped running sessions and taking charge at matches, it was a difficult season without one voice to bring us together.  We reached out to the coach of our ladies team to help out with some games at the end of the season and saw a marked improvement in our match results!  We're a team that's ready and willing to be coached - a coaches dream for sure..!  Click Read More!

Sunday, 02 April 2017 07:40

Jon Chetham - Coach of the Year 2017! Featured

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Volleyball England awarded Jon Chetham the title of Coach of the Year 2017 at the National Cup Finals on Saturday.  The Volleyball England annual awards include a number of categories and recognise the success of so many volunteers within the Sport of Volleyball.  Coach of the Year is a hotly contested category and Jon fought off competition from over 20 other entries to take the title this year.  He was presented with his award at the National Volleyball Cup Finals in Kettering on Saturday by Janet Inman.  After receiving his award Jon then presented the winners medals and trophy to IBB Polonia who had just beaten Sheffield in a thrilling final.

CONGRATULATIONS JON!

Saturday, 25 March 2017 16:13

Recreational sessions - goodbye Mumtaz Featured

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This week we sadly say Goodbye and Good Luck to Mumtaz who has been training with us at Bablake for the last 4 years as he moves on with work.  It's been great having you Mumtaz and we hope to see you back on the court soon!  A reminder Riga's recreational sessions continue every Thursday at Bablake school in Coventry from 6.30pm.  Come long and get involved! #goriga

Sunday, 14 August 2016 11:22

NVL 2016/7 fixtures - out now!

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The league fixtures for the mens and ladies NVL teams are now finalised.  You can see these by either viewing Clicking teams on the top menu, then NVL Men/Women and then fixtures and results or they are all included in the calendar which you can access via the top menu.

Get those dates in your diary - particularly the home fixtures where for the majority of fixtures the men and ladies play back to back giving you two great games to watch!

Mens and ladies training also restarts w/c 15 August as the teams prepare for the new season ahead.  #letsgoRiga!

Sunday, 14 August 2016 11:15

Your new Committee for 2016-7

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This year's AGM was held on 30 July at Ginny's house.  We were treated to a delicious homemade chilli and curry as well as a selection of pizzas!  The sun shone beautifully over the meeting as the new committee were elected to take the Club forward into 2016/7.  

Click read more below to see your new committee and for some pics of the fun on the day!

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