We are pleased to announce that Kirk Pitman (GB Coach) in now our lead coach for the Beach Volleyball Team and Squad.
Kirk is a former world class athlete and has represented New Zealand for 10 years and competed in over 200 international events and tours around the world. In more recent years he has turned his skills and knowledge into becoming a Volleyball Coach. His current roles include the Head Coach of the Team GB Men’s Beach Volleyball team, and Director of Volleyball at the LeAF Studio School.
Kirk will be joining an already well established coaching programme with Andy Jones. Andy has over 25 years coaching and playing experience working at the University but also with Wessex Volleyball NVL Super 8’s, Volleyball England Junior and Senior Men’s programmes. The two coaches have already a well-established working relationship and together will create formidable team in supporting each other to deliver the best programme to benefit the athlete’s experience.
At SportBU we are very excited with this new appointment which will create a clear and consistent pathway for the gifted volleyball athletes in the area and will help continue to attract top athletes from around the country and world to be part of our Beach & Indoor programme.