4th year, Dentistry
Since joining the club in second year I felt welcomed from the get-go and only wish I could’ve joined as a fresher. I’ve been a social secretary in the past so I know my way round the dance floor…especially if ‘Dancing Queen’ is playing! I’m really looking forward to getting to know all of you and steering the club through the year with this fantastic committee!
Lots of love,
Vice Club Captain
Sjoerd Peijs (SJ)
3rd year, Mechanical Engineering
Somehow I’m already going into 3rd year but still feel like a silly fresh on the inside. I’m an outside hitter but still don’t know how to receive. I’ll always be down to go get a jägerbomb on a night out. Feel free to ask me any Volleyball related questions and I’ll try my best to answer them.
Looking forward to seeing everyone back on court!
Men's A Captain
3rd year, Economics
Hi everyone! My name is Kenj… Keigo (still not sure), and I will be the Men’s A Captain this year! You will often see me never setting opposite and giving all sets to my middles. I’ve been in the volleyball club since my first year and it was the best decision I have made to date. I am super excited to get back on court with everyone and welcoming new faces! Did I mention I’m Yuji Nishida’s long-lost brother?
See you all soon,
Women’s A Captain
3rd year, Veterinary Science
Hello! I’m Eszter I’ve had many titles in the club in my 2 years: “went to most socials” and “Best couple?”@Liv. But I think the most useful skill I’ve acquired in my years is the “Official Coach Mauro Translator.” No I don’t speak Italian but I speak Mauro. So don’t worry if you don’t understand the drills I got you girl! (Or ask Eliana lol)
Women’s A Vice Captain
2nd year, Politics and Spanish
Hi! I’m Ellicia and I’m the Women’s A vice captain. On the volleyball court I’m a setter (and can’t do much else) and off the court I’m usually chatting, trying to get my head around Spanish grammar (still haven’t got it yet) or listening to the same 10 songs on repeat. I can’t wait to spend another years playing the best sport with the best society!
Men’s B Captain
Nick Parks/ Bicep boi/ Pre-workout
1st year, Dentistry
Digging is not just a concept; it is a way of life. When I'm not playing volleyball, I'm either learning about teeth or hitting a mad chest day. Nothing is going to be able to distract me from trying to improve as a captain, as I live by the phrase “Gains before Girls”. We have a lot of nights out to make up for from last year, so you better get your Hawaiian shirts ready.
Men's B Vice Captain
3rd year, Politics and International Relations
Unashamedly french, and a love for cooking, get into my good books and I'll feed you forever, also loves hugs and kisses
Men’s C Captain
3rd year, Mechanical Engineering
Hi guys, I’m Nathan and I’m a Third year mechanical engineering student. Some of my hobbies include: piano, misjudging how much I should pre and diving on to the hardwood at full pelt with 0 technique. Even though we didn’t get to play as much as we would have wanted to last year, I’ll still spike every ball that comes my way! Looking forward to having some quality court time and nights out with you all this year!
4th year, Psychology
Heya, it’s your girl Daph, ready and steady for another year of setting and sweating. You might know me for my terrible boogie skills, the large amounts of chocolate I eat or the constant regrets after a night out. Although I’m already missing my fav squad (LETS GO DEV SQUAD LETS GO), this year will be all about continuing Luuk’s legacy as another Dutchie takes over the secretary role. I’m excited to see all your beautiful faces again and getting emotional by all the love UoBVC brings ❤️
Much love, Daphne
P.S. bringing me chocolate gets you on my good side.
2nd year, Management
Heya Volleyball folk! My name is Gianni and I'm one of your social secs for next year,
my hobbies include: Running (Mostly down Whiteladies Road because I'm slightly late for training), Diving (Kneepads? Who needs them) and most importantly enjoying some great volleyball socials with everybody!
In all honestly, I'm always down for a chat, feel free to come say hi and let's all enjoy what the next year of UOB volleyball can bring! <3
2nd year, Veterinary Science
Always on the hunt for a freshly tapped Heineken, you can usually find me bouncing around Bristol (or on a table) and showing off my spot on impersonation of a British accent: Cheerio darling, G’day mate! Trust me, it’s pretty good…
After 1 1/2 years of staying inside, I’m ready to bring out the big guns & make UOBVC socials the talk of the town! My accomplice Gianni and I are cheffin up some fresh events to serve you the highest quality fiestas, which you will totally dig (serve receive training in mind)! Can’t wait for a great year with you all 🥰
3rd year, Aerospace Engineering
A wise man once said "a Yorkshireman is a Scotsman with all the generosity squeezed out of him", and with that nugget of wisdom I’m proud to introduce myself as the club’s official money man for this year. I’m looking forward to a year packed with volleyball (touch wood) and more importantly, the best sport socials university has to offer . See you all there.
Diana Uchaeva (Di Shady)
2nd year, Chemistry with Sci Computing
• Craving a chat or a hug?
• Want to know the difference between chemical and vball IGNITION? 🔥
• Someone said “TOUR-NAMENT”?
• Feeling left out?
PR and Communications
3rd year, Psychology
Heyo, I'm your new PR & Comms manager! I'll be making sure that you're kept up to date with news and events alongside providing some great entertainment on our social media. Look forward to horrible puns, decent last-minute costumes and my amazing ability to easily get injured 🤩
kit and equipment sec
4th year, Geography
As an expert in organisation, planning, completing deadlines weeks in advance and a work ethic like no other, it only made sense for me to stay on for another year (not a panic masters at all.) Having worn the same hoodie practically every day for the past year (please see above photo), I’m looking forward to expanding both mine and the club’s wardrobe with some sexy new merch!! Keep your eyes peeled for a glam new rebrand in the weeks to come...
3rd year, Computer Science
Joining volleyball last year was by far the best decision I've made at uni, the sport itself is amazing and more importantly the people are so fantastic and welcoming! I can't recommend the society enough, plus the socials are always ones to remember (if you can!)
3rd year, Liberal Arts
I’m Liv and I’ll be our alumni sec this year. I’m hoping to put on some great alumni events and increase alumni involvement in the club. I’m Dutch but have most recently moved from Geneva and sadly people mistake me for an American. I play outside and have been playing with the advanced women. Sorry in advance if I shower you with photos of my pets I’m just obsessed.