The Jamaica Volleyball Association is non-profit organization that was formed in 1959. We are a member of the Jamaica Olympic Association and the governing body for Volleyball in Jamaica. The JaVA was created to promote and bring about interest in the sport of Volleyball and the variations of it (i.e. beach, indoor and sitting volleyball for para athletes), as well as to have it develop into a major sport in Jamaica.
Jamaica Volleyball Association Jacqueline Cowan, President Audley Weir, Secretary General Address: The Annex, National Arena, Kingston 6 Phone: 1 (876) 616-5859
As the Jamaica Volleyball Association (JaVA) continues its efforts to transform volleyball into a major sport in Jamaica, the Association... Male Beach Volleyballers Place Second in Olympic Qualifier The Jamaican male beach volleyball pairs of Mark Lewis and Ryck Webb (Team A) and Christopher (Froggy) Walters and Donovan (Larry)...
JAMAICA VOLLEYBALL ASSOCIATION . President Mr. Rudolph SPEID. General Secretary Ms. Jacqueline COWAN. Adresse The Annex, National Arena Independence Park Complex.
Volleyball was introduced to Jamaica in 1959 by Roy Matthews and W. Fred Green. Jamaica later joined the FIVB in 1961, participated in the Caribbean games in 1962 and organized female volleyball in 1964. Between 1969 and 1975 Jamaica also participated in a series of regional and international games. National Involvement
The Jamaica Volleyball Association celebrated its 40th anniversary in 1999 by hosting the second Caribbean Junior Championships. And in that same year, the senior men’s team was invited to play in the North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA), Championships in Monterey, Mexico after the withdrawal of the Dominican Republic.
The Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association (CAZOVA) was founded on August 1994 in Nassau, Bahamas, as a non-profit organization.The founding National Federations of CAZOVA are Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, Netherland Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago and the U.S. Virgin Islands.