Barbados Volleyball Association

Organisation Barbados Volleyball Association.
Telephone Number (246) 429-1998
Fax Number (246) 426-1998
Mailing Address c/o Barbados Olympic Association Inc. “Olympic Centre”, Garfield Sobers Sports Complex, Wildey, St. Michael, BB15094, BARBADOS
Web Address
Name (Primary contact) Mr. John Griffith
Telephone (Primary Contact) (246) 231-1848
Email (Primary Contact)
Name (Second contact) Wendy Reid – Secretary
Telephone (Second contact) (246) 367-2416
Email (Second contact)
Regional / International delegate John Griffith – FIVB – Auditor, – NORCECA – Treasurer, – CAZOVA – Vice President, Roxanne London – NORCECA – Marketing
History The Barbados Volleyball Association (BVA) was established in 1976 under the Presidency of the late Trevor Griffith. While the formal establishment of The BVA and of organised competition can be accurately traced to that year, the precise circumstances surrounding the introduction of Volleyball to Barbados remains obscure. Available information suggests that like many social and recreational activities, Peace Corps volunteers introduced the sport here in the early 1950’s. While this may seem somewhat recent for a sport of such widespread international standing, one must bear in mind that volleyball is a relatively young sport. William Morgan invented volleyball in the USA in 1895, but until the 1930’s it was mainly a game for leisure and recreation with little international competition. The international governing body – International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) was established in 1947