About Rockets

Nottingham Rockets Volleyball Club is based in Nottingham, in the East Midlands.
We have over 70 members aged from 11 years old upwards. Our members come from over 12 different countries and from 3 continents!
 
The Club offers competitive and recreational opportunities for all volleyball players in the Nottinghamshire region, whether they be seasoned pros or complete beginners. We are a friendly club with plenty of socials and beach tournaments during the summer season.
 
The club carries the Volley 1 Status (Clubmark) which is awarded to clubs that are well-managed, accessible and safe for all.
 
Please use the menu at the left-hand side to find out more information on how to become a part of Nottingham Rockets.

Committee Members

The members of Nottingham Rockets Committee manage the day-to-day running of the club. We also hold an AGM every May for all the members of our club.
 
 Chairperson  Vacant
 Club Secretary  Nick Brown
 Treasurer  Alex Gockowiak
 Head Coach  Paul Lamb
 Club Welfare Officer
 Paul Lamb
 Men's 1st Team Secretary (NVL Div 1)
 Nick Brown
 Women's 1st Team Secretary (NVL Div 2)      
 Kate Rothery
 Men's 2nd Team Secretary (NVL Div 3)
 Nick Brown
 Women's 2nd Team Secretary (East Midlands)
 Alison Vaughan
 Recreational / Mixed Secretary
 Charlotte Alston
 Club Social Organisers
 Owen Lamb & Andy Glossop
 
 
 
Club History

  • 1968 - 'Nottingham Rockets' founded by former players of Loughborough Students Volleyball Club.
  • 1969 - National League Div 2 Champions.
  • 1974 - National League Div 1 Champions.
  • 1978 - National League Div 1 Champions.
  • 1982 - Men's team reaches National Cup Final.
  • 1985 - Men's 2nd team formed and entered into National League Div 4 North.
  • 1986 - 'Nottingham Kickers' ladies' team incorporated into Nottingham Rockets.
  • 1987 - Men's 1st team National League Div 2 Champions.
  • 1990 - Men's 2nd team National League Div 4 North Champions.
  • 2009 - Ladies' team re-formed at Nottingham Rockets.
  • 2009 - Juniors officially incorporated into Nottingham Rockets.
  • 2010 - Boys U18 reach National Last 8s.
  • 2010 - Named 'East Midlands Club of the Year 2010'.
  • 2010 - Ladies' 2nd team formed.
  • 2010 - Men's 3rd team formed.
  • 2011 - Ladies' 1st team reach Semi-finals of National Shield.
  • 2011 - Boys U18 reach National Last 8s.
  • 2011 - Boys U16 reach National Last 8s.
  • 2011 - Volleyball England Club of the Year Finalist.
  • 2011 - Men's 1st team National League Div 3 North Champions.
  • 2011 - Men's 1's Michele Bavaro wins MVP for Div 3 North.
  • 2011 - Ladies' 1st team East Midlands Regional League Champions.
  • 2011 - Sian Lamb wins Volleyball England's 'Participation Coach of the Year' Award.
  • 2012 - Men's 1st team come runner up in National League Div 2 North, obtaining a place in the play-offs.
  • 2012 - Mens 1st team win at play-offs to gain promotion to National League Division 1.
  • 2012 - Men's 1st Georg Plesser wins MVP for Div 2 North.
  • 2012 - Women's 1st team National League Div 3 North Champions.
  • 2012 - Women's 1st Christin Pelzel wins MVP for Div 3 North.
  • 2012 - Nottingham Rockers U16's National runners up.
  • 2012 - Head Coach Paul Lamb is awarded the Prestigious Long Service Award.
  • 2012 - Men's 2nd team come 5th in National Division 3 North.
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Dan Ladle,
10 Jun 2010, 05:55
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