SUVC is run by the Club Committee. Every club member can run for a position on the Committee. Committee members are voted for at the Annual General Meeting. We meet once a month to discuss all things relevant to the club. We are a cheerful bunch.
Positions within the Committee:
The Alfa and Omega of the Club, the Big Man (or Lady), the Boss; the First among the equals; every Committee member answers to him/her and s/he answers to no one; always finding ways to improve the Club; the Club is on their mind 24/7.
Presidents past and present:
2011/12: Barbara Fazekas
2012/13: Stephan Vogt
2013/14: Bethany Martin
2014/15: Yvett Talas
You probably want to stay on the good side of the Treasurer as she is the one with access to all the money; also in charge of recruiting sponsors with the sponsorship officer; life motto: “More money, more money, more money!”
Treasurers past and present:
2011/12: Charlotte Coleman
2012/13: Bethany Martin
2013/14: Yvett Talas
2014/15: Alice Broyde
2015/16: George Scholey
"The most fun person on the Committee" (their words, not mine); organizing entertainment for all club members; they know all the places to go (P.S. sobriety is not an option)
Social secs past and present:
2011/12: Jamie Brown and Nicola Clegg
2012/13: Jamie Brown and Nicola Clegg
2013/14: Claudia Burger and Harriet Lowes
2014/15: Laura Leiva and George Scholey
2015/16: Tom Fox and Tasha Meredith
Secretary & Volunteering
Doing all the nasty paperwork; making sure each committee member gets up-to-date information concerning his/her section of the Club. P.S. Familiarity with Dropbox is desirable (although not essential).
Secretaries past and present:
2011/12: Stephan Vogt
2012/13: Danielle Barnes
2013/14: Dario Lecic
2014/15: Dahan Xiaojun Peng
2015/16: Ashwin Ashok
HEVO & Recreational Officer
The abbreviation nobody knows the meaning of, but an extremely important position. This person is in direct contact with Volleyball England, which has big plans for our Club. Without the support of Volleyball England, we would be nowhere. S/he is also in charge of running the recreational sessions; "a talent spotter", making sure that the first and second teams always have a new intake of players.
HEVOs past and present:
2011/12: Kaytee Gigantor
2012/13: Damien Imschoot and Claudia Burger
2013/14: Alice Broydé
2015/2016: Ola Blomfeldt Mathisrud
Rec officers past and present:
2012/13: Sophie Monkman and Ahmed Shahrabani
2013/14: Mélina Li
2015/16: Luisa Huyskens
HEVO & Recreational Officers past and present:
2014/15: George Scholey
This is a new position introduced in season 2015/16 due to the increasing amount of cultures within the club. The Inclusion Officer is responsible for organising non drinking social events too involve everyone and help to make everyone feel welcome.
2015/16: Ian Tam
This is a new position introduced in season 2014/15 due to our newly signed agreement with Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield City Volleyball Club. The communication officer is responsible for organising meetings to discuss further developments of our agreement and to make sure that every party is up-to-date with the events of each club.
2014/15: Ola Blomfeldt Mathisrud
2015/16: Ola Blomdeldt Mathisrud
Sponsorship & Media Officer
"If you own a bar, pub or any kind of enterprise, beware! You never know when this guy might knock on your door and ask you for money." Life motto: "You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours."
Sponsorship officers past and present:
2013/14: Jamie Brown
2014/15: Eleanor Carr
2015/16:Eleanor Carr and Cameron Bartlett
S/he is the person who makes sure that trainings are running smoothly and our coaches are aware of different training programmes. S/he is also in charge of organising the rota for refereeing and scoring our home matches.
2014/15: Damien Imschoot
2015/16: Ieuan Lamb and Illya Robbins
They are in charge of organising transport for our matches and of motivating our players to do their best during trainings and matches.
Team captains 2014/15:
Women's 1st team: Mélina Li
Women's 2nd team: Magdalena Dabrowska
Men's team: Ilya Robbins
Team captains 2015/16:
Women's 1st team: Eleanor Carr
Women's 2nd team:
Men's team: Cameron Bartlett