EN Men’s Team – Staff

Welcome to the Men's Team staff for this season.

Josh Hayles – Joint Head Coach

Josh, a former East Norfolk student (2017-2020) joined the coaching team in 2021 in the Assistant Coach role. Having competed in the AOC Sport Regional Championships as a gold medalist however due to COVID didn’t get to compete at National Championships.

Josh takes the Heach Coach role from the 2022-23 Season and will be responsible for all coaching this season at club and college with Brianne. Josh currently holds Level 1 and is working towards his level 2.

Hayden Yates – College/Club Liaison

Hayden joined Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Volleyball Club at the founding session having being introduced into volleyball just 6 months earlier whilst in High School. Hayden worked his way through his playing career as a libero as well as a setter and competed in National U18 Men’s Cup and British Colleges Sport as well as Norfolk Volleyball Association leagues.

Hayden took the role of Head Coach of the club in 2014 in which in recent years he is pushing the club forward to more modern and professional look. Currently holding Level 1 qualifications, Hayden is looking to progress up to higher levels. 

Hayden has stepped down from Head Coach role in 2022 and acts in an assistant coach role with the local league and college teams.

Hayden also is GYGVC’s College Liasion who will be working with college to improve volleyball.

Sam Clarke – Assistant Coach

Sam is a Sports Development and Physical Activity Instructor at East Norfolk who assists with team training and runs the management of the team.

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