Northumbria Sport has developed a high-performance Volleyball programme competing in both British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and National League competitions under the brand name of Team Northumbria. Team Northumbria works in partnership with Middlesborough College Volleyball Academy to successfully develop its athlete pathway. This incorporates high-quality coaching from Head Coach Dave Goodchild, alongside Strength and Conditioning, physiotherapy, nutrition and psychological support. Team Northumbria athlete scholarships are available.

Furthermore, Northumbria Sport is recognised as a Volleyball Regional Silver Academy Centre and proudly congratulates Dave Goodchild on being appointed as England Senior Women’s Volleyball Head Coach for the coming season.