Canberra Heat Volleyball Club (Men)

Canberra Heat Volleyball Club (Men)[1] is an Australian national league volleyball club based in Canberra, Australia.[2] Canberra Heat Men have represented Australia at the Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championship.

Canberra Heat (Men)
Founded1998
GroundAustralian Institute of Sport
OwnerVolleyball ACT
Head Coach
Australia Les Young
CaptainAustralia Andre Borgeaud
LeagueAustralian Volleyball League
WebsiteClub home page
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Canberra Heat Men began life as the Canberra Cobras in 1998, then renamed to Canberra Chiefs in 1999 before becoming the Canberra Heat in 2002. Les Young is the head coach and has led the team to two national championships, four silver medals and two bronze medals in his eight years coaching the club.

HonoursEdit

Australian Volleyball League

  • Gold (2): 2011, 2015
  • Silver (6): 1999, 2002, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018
  • Bronze (5): 1998, 2001, 2003, 2010, 2017[3]

Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championship

Asian Club Championship RostersEdit

2017 Roster
# First Name Surname Position
1 Martin COLLINS Setter
3 Kevin PHANG Outside Hitter
4 Elliott VILES Outside Hitter
5 Michael WATSON Setter
6 Simon COAT Outside Hitter
10 Jordan POWER Outside Hitter
13 James WEIR Middle Blocker
14 Matthew SNEDDON Middle Blocker
15 Matthew AUBREY Opposite
16 Jack CONNELL Libero
17 Kieran ACKHURST Middle Blocker
18 Steven DUZEVICH Outside Hitter
Les YOUNG Coach
2018 Roster
# First Name Surname Position
1 Martin COLLINS Setter
4 Harry CLAYDEN Opposite
5 Alexander DUNNING Outside Hitter
6 Cameron STEER Middle Blocker
7 Jack HALLEY Libero
10 Jordan POWER Passer Hitter
11 Jackson HOLLAND Libero
13 Conal MCAINSH Middle Blocker
16 Michael WATSON Passer Hitter
17 Matthew AUBREY Opposite
18 Rory WELSH Setter
19 Lewis KEHL Middle Blocker
Les YOUNG Coach

Australian Volleyball League RostersEdit

2017/18 Roster
# First Name Surname Position
1 Martin COLLINS Setter
2 David DARCY Opposite
3 Michael WATSON Setter
4 Harry CLAYDEN Outside Hitter
5 Riley BUDD Outside Hitter
6 Cameron STEER Middle Blocker
7 Jeremy POPLE Outside Hitter
8 Malachi MURCH Outside Hitter
9 Kevin PHANG Outside Hitter
10 Jordan POWER Outside Hitter
11 Jackson HOLLAND Middle Blocker
12 Thomas MARTIN Middle Blocker
13 Steve DUZEVICH Outside Hitter
14 Matthew SNEDDON Middle Blocker
15 Jackson JOLLY Middle Blocker
16 Jack CONNELL Libero
17 Kieran ACKHURST Middle Blocker
18 Alex SOUTHWELL Outside Hitter
19 Lewis JUPP Setter / Outside Hitter
20 Samuel WALKER Outside Hitter

Notable playersEdit

CaptainsEdit

  • 1998 Steve Power
  • 1999 Mark Lebedew
  • 2000 Vlad Baltovski
  • 2001 Vlad Baltovski
  • 2002 Russ Wentworth
  • 2003 Jason Craig
  • 2004 Jason Craig
  • 2005 Phil Eagles
  • 2006 Chris Brooke
  • 2007 Doug Farrer
  • 2008 Doug Farrer
  • 2009 Doug Farrer
  • 2010 Brad Osborn
  • 2011 Brad Osborn
  • 2012 Simon Hone
  • 2013 Ben Hardy
  • 2014 Dan Tyrrell
  • 2015 Dan Tyrrell
  • 2016 Andre Borgeaud
  • 2017 Martin Collins
  • 2018 Jordan Power (Asian Club Champs)
  • 2018 Andre Borgeaud
  • 2019 Andre Borgeaud

CoachesEdit

  • 1998 Steve Power
  • 1999 Mark Lebedew
  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2002 Greg Tompos
  • 2003 Greg Tompos
  • 2004 Dan Ilott
  • 2005 Alexis Lebedew
  • 2006 Neil Boyes
  • 2007 Neil Boyes
  • 2008 Neil Boyes / Nic Kaiser / Les Young
  • 2009 Neil Boyes
  • 2010 Les Young
  • 2011 Les Young
  • 2012 Ben Hardy
  • 2013 Les Young
  • 2014 Les Young
  • 2015 Les Young
  • 2016 Les Young
  • 2017 Les Young
  • 2018 Les Young
  • 2019 Les Young

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canberra Heat Volleyball". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  2. ^ Helmers, Caden (2 November 2017). "Canberra Heat ready to take a risk with finals berth sewn up". Canberra Times. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  3. ^ Lloyd, Teresa. "History". avl.org.au. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  4. ^ Tiernan, Eamonn (26 June 2017). "Canberra Heat to represent Australia at Asian Volleyball Club Championships". Canberra Times. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  5. ^ "2018 Asian Men's Club Championship – Results & Schedule – Asian Volleyball Confederation – AVC". asianvolleyball.net. Archived from the original on 29 July 2018. Retrieved 30 July 2018.