Home Club: Academy of Beach Sports

Career highlights INDOOR: England Indoor captain U17 NEVZA 2017

Career highlights OUTDOOR: 9th European U20 Championships 2018

Junior Commonwealth Games 2017

2nd VEBT Finals 2016

Favourite player: Misty May

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Pula Croatia

Volleyball ambitions: Represent England at the Commonwealth Games and GBR at the Olympics

Ellena 'Ellie' Austin

England U18

177cm

Defender/Left Side

Home Club: Oxford & South Bucks

Career highlights INDOOR: England Cadets since 2016
2017 - School Games, Team Cadets (winners)

Career highlights OUTDOOR: 2017 - National Champions (Sandbanks) U14 & U16
2018 - National Champions (Sandbanks) U18, 2nd U16

Favourite player: Zara Dampney

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Sandbanks

Volleyball ambitions: To represent England internationally in beach

Isabelle Tucker​

England U15

173cm

Defender/Left Side 

 
 

Home Club: RC Cannes

Career highlights INDOOR: French Champions 2018 with Regional Team PACA U15
3rd Coupe de France 2018 U17
3rd Tournoi Internation
Gold Medalist in School Games 2017 England Cadet
Individual Golden Ball for School Games 2017
Vice Champions Coupe de France 2017 U15
Champions Tournoi International de Rixheim 2017 U15
MVP (best server) Tournoi International de Rixheim 2017
Champions Coupe de France 2016 U15

Career highlights OUTDOOR: Qualified for Finals of Coupe de France 2018

Favourite player: Kerry Walsh

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Cannes, South of France

Volleyball ambitions: To play at the highest level possible

Niamh Davies 

England U16

180 cm 

Blocker/Left Side 

 

Home Club: Tameside

Career highlights INDOOR: Represented England in NEVZA 2017
Club National Champions
UKSG MVP

Career highlights OUTDOOR: Being part of the England Beach programme, coming from a northern club without many opportunities for beach volleyball

Favourite player: Earvin N'gapeth

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Bridlington

Volleyball ambitions: Compete in NEVZA in the upcoming years, carry on in the England programme, become more involved in the beach programme whilst continuing to achieve success at my club

Remi Knight 

England U17

169cm

Defender/Left Side

Home Club: Crystal Palace

Career highlights INDOOR: A bronze medal at the 2017 U19 NEVZA
Playing for Malory Eagles in the Super 8's

Career highlights OUTDOOR: Playing a world tour one-star qualifier (Porec)
Winning a match at a senior beach NEVZA (Oddanesand)

Volleyball ambitions: Play pro indoors and win a world tour medal

Frederick Bialokoz

England U19

200 cm

Blocker/Left Side 

Home Club: Tameside Volleyball Club

Career highlights INDOOR: Winning gold for England Cadets at the 2017 School Games

Career highlights OUTDOOR: Being selected to represent England at the 2018 Home Nations Cup

Favourite player: Thaisa Menezes - Brazil

Volleyball ambitions: Continue to win national competitions with my club and region and to be selected to represent England at NEVZA and future competitions for England

Bethan Appleton-Jones

England U17

179 cm 

Blocker/Right Side 

 
 
 

Home Club: Richmond

Career highlights INDOOR: U18 National Champions and MVP 2018

Career highlights OUTDOOR: Competed in U17 beach NEVZA 2016

Favourite player: Logan Tom

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Teddington beach courts

Volleyball ambitions: To improve and play at a high level at university

Anna Keefe

England U19

178cm

Split Blocker/Left Side 

Home Club: Academy of Beach Sports

Career highlights INDOOR: U16 National Champions 2016
England U17 squad member

Career highlights OUTDOOR: National Champion (Sandbanks) U16 winners 2018

Favourite player: Dustin Watten

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Sandbanks 

Volleyball ambitions: NEVZA Indoor U17 selection for 2018

Beth Morgan

England U16

168cm

Defender/Left Side 

Home Club: Wessex Volleyball

Career highlights INDOOR: Competed in the 2018 U17 Global Challenge
Represented England in NEVZA 2016 & 2017

2017 School Games Winner for England Cadets, received Golden Ball for Libero

Career highlights OUTDOOR: 2016 U16 National Champions (Sandbanks)
2017 U18 National Junior Champions (Sandbanks)
2017 Croyde Ocean Fest Women’s Div 2 Competition Winner

Favourite player: Melissa Humana-Paredes

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Sandbanks 

Volleyball ambitions: To continue to play internationally on beach and indoor

Charlotte Wittram

England U17

172cm

Defender/Left Side 

 
 
 

Home Club: Richmond Volleyball Club

Career highlights INDOOR: Winning the U18s National Championships with Richmond Volleyball Club

Career highlights OUTDOOR: Playing in tournaments against top level beach volleyball teams

Favourite player: Brankica Mihajlović

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Worthing and Crystal Palace

Volleyball ambitions: To work hard to be the best that I can be

Ilona McDonald

England U19

171cm

Defender/Right Side 

Home Club: Richmond

Career highlights INDOOR: Best Middle Blocker 2017 & 2018 Volleyculture Paris International Competition

Career highlights OUTDOOR: U16s National Champions (Sandbanks) 2018

Favourite player: Jordan Larson

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: By the sea

Volleyball ambitions: To play in different countries at a high level

Katie Keefe

England U16

183cm

Blocker/Right Side 

Home Club: Crystal Palace 

Career highlights INDOOR: NEVZA in Denmark

Career highlights OUTDOOR: National Champion (Sandbanks) U16

Favourite player: Kerri Walsh - Jennings

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Switzerland

Volleyball ambitions: 

Molly Saunders

England U18

168cm

Defender/Right Side 

 
 
 

Home Club: 

Career highlights INDOOR: Competing in NEVZA U17 for England

Career highlights OUTDOOR: 

Favourite player: 

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: 

Volleyball ambitions: 

Lucy Bluck

England U16

168 cm

Split Blocker/RightSide 

Home Club: Academy of Beach Sports

Career highlights INDOOR: U16 and U18 National Champions

Career highlights OUTDOOR: U16 Devon Schools Champion
Sandbanks U16 2016 2nd place

Favourite player: Melissa Humana-Paredes

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Sandbanks 

Volleyball ambitions: One day be selected to play in the Commonwealth Games 

Kate Hill-Anning 

England U16

172cm

Split Blocker/RightSide 

Home Club: New Forest

Career highlights INDOOR: NEVZA U19 bronze

Career highlights OUTDOOR: Selection for NEVZA beach

Favourite player: Too many to chose from

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Croyde Bay

Volleyball ambitions: To continue to play internationally on beach and indoor

Ben Lucas

England U18

181cm

Defender/Left Side 

 
 
 

Home Club: Richmond

Career highlights INDOOR: U15, U16 and U18 National Champions
Played in U17 NEVZA 2017
Second in School Games 2016 and 2017

Career highlights OUTDOOR: U14, U16, U18 National Champion (Sandbanks)

2018 NEVZA Men's competition, 17th

Favourite player: Lucena

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Maubuisson, France

Volleyball ambitions: 2024 Olympic Games

Noah Goalen

England U18

183cm

Defender/Right Side 

Home Club: Oxford Students

Career highlights INDOOR: 

Career highlights OUTDOOR: 

Favourite player: 

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Oxford

Volleyball ambitions: To go pro

Saskia Freitas 

England U19

179cm

Blocker/Right Side 

Home Club: Ashcombe

Career highlights INDOOR: School Games gold medal and Golden Ball 2017, NEVZA U17 6th 2017, NEVZA U19 4th 2017

Career highlights OUTDOOR: National Champions (Sandbanks) U16 

Favourite player: Misty May 

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Bournemouth Beach, holiday

Volleyball ambitions: Continue to learn and grow my beach knowledge and to continue to enjoy the sport while playing at a higher level

Leah Blight

England U18

179 cm

Blocker/Right Side 

 
 
 

Home Club: Richmond

Career highlights INDOOR: Nevza U17
Club U18, U16, U15 National Champions
Grand Prix 2nd place
Surrey League Champions
Inter-Regional Champions

Career highlights OUTDOOR: National Champions (Sandbanks) U18 
Men’s Sandbanks Event, 3rd Place
Honda Series Champions

Favourite player: Wallace

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Ipanema Beach, Brasil

Volleyball ambitions: To play at university

Jonathan Anderson

England U17

195 cm

Blocker/Right Side 

Home Club: Black Country

Career highlights INDOOR: MVP for National U15 2018

MVP for U14 Inter Regionals 2016

NLV Division 3 Winners 2018

2nd place Inter-Regionals 2017

representing England against UKAF 2018 

Career highlights OUTDOOR: West Midlands U16 Champions 2017 and 2018

U18 West Mids Champions 2018

Sandbanks Mixed fours champions 2018

National Semi Finals (Sandbanks) U18 2018

Favourite player: Misty May

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Kettering

Volleyball ambitions: To continue to represent England in both indoor and outdoor, to go to University in America to continue my volleyball career and reach my full potential

Carla Hulme 

England U17

176 cm

Split Blocker/Right Side 

Home Club: Black Country

Career highlights INDOOR: School Games

Career highlights OUTDOOR: U18's West Midlands

Favourite player: Sarah Pavan

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Sandbanks

Volleyball ambitions: To continue my development with England and play for England Seniors

Alice Brand

England U17

180 cm

Split Blocker/Left Side 

 
 
 

Home Club: Boswells

Career highlights INDOOR: 4th in NEVZA U19, volleyball scholarship

Career highlights OUTDOOR: 9th CEV U20

Favourite player: Alisha Glass

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Croyde

Volleyball ambitions: To play in NCAA Divison 1

Holly Bentley

England U19

182 cm 

Blocker/Right Side 

Home Club: Taunton Volleyball Club

Career highlights INDOOR: School Games

Career highlights OUTDOOR: Selection for the Home Nations Junior Beach Cup 2018

Favourite player: Khalia Lanier

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: Croyde

Volleyball ambitions: Represent our country internationally

Tejah Mossman

England U16

172 cm

Split Blocker/Left Side 

Home Club: Tameside

Career highlights INDOOR: Winning National U16's

Career highlights OUTDOOR: Being selected to compete at the Home Nations Beach Cup 

Favourite player: 

Favourite place to play beach volleyball: 

Volleyball ambitions: To improve indoors and outdoors

Rhea Hackin

England U16

172 cm

Blocker/Right Side