Volleyball Australia appointed Nam Pham to their newly created position of National Pathways Director.
Pham has more than 20 year of experience with volleyball, as a coach, a manager and an administrator within volleyball. Most recently Pham has been General Manager of State Volleyball NSW and head coach of the Australian Junior Women’s Volleyball Development Program.
Additionally, Pham also holds the positions of mentor coach for State Volleyball NSW, and the head coach of the UTSSU men’s AVL team and the UTS women’s honours team.
“I look forward to working together with the community and stakeholders, and hope my experience and passion will continue the development of the sport,” said Pham.
In his role as Pathways Director he will work to maximize opportunities for athletes, coaches and officials throughout the Volleyball Australia system. Pham will also work closely with the Director of Sport Participation and the High Performance Director to focus on Volleyball Australia’s Centres of Excellence and the Australian beach volleyball network.
“It is an exciting time for both beach and indoor volleyball is Australia, so it’s important we have the best possible team in place to steer us into the future. Nam Pham is a perfect fit,” said Volleyball Australia CEO Mathieu Meriaux.
Volleyball Australia will work closely with Volleyball NSW through the transition period with Pham, as he will not begin with VA until the NSW finds a replacement for him.