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Team Northumbria Volleyball is one of the many sports teams of Northumbria University, based in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Team Northumbria pride themselves on their history of providing athletes in all sports with the highest levels of coaching and support services to ensure that they are on top of their game.
Team Northumbria compete in the highest league of English volleyball and lifted the Volleyball England Super 8s trophy in 2015. They also won the Volleyball England National Cup and are looking to continue their successes in the 2015/16 season.
Opposites: Liam Jenkinson
Outside Hitters: Attila Berndt (Hungarian); Nathan French; Darius Setsoafia; Sam Shenton
Middle-blockers: Peter Bakare; Matt White; Steven Anderson; Andrew Clayton
Liberos: John Chapman; Ryan Heath
Coaches: David Goodchild; Audrey Cooper
City/Town: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Venue: Northumbria University
Honours: Super 8s National League Champions 2015, National Cup Winners 2015
Players to Watch
Starring in the London 2012 volleyball squad for Great Britain, Peter Bakare is considered to be one of the standout players for Team Northumbria.