AVSL & AJVC Coaches Announced For 2024

Volleyball WA is pleased to announce our coaching team for the Scape Australian Volleyball Super League (AVSL) and Australian Junior Volleyball Championships (AJVC) in 2024!

Perth Steel Women’s Team

Head Coach – Pauline Manser

Assistant Coach – Laurel Wentworth

Perth Steel Men’s Team

Head Coach – Rory Read

Assistant Coach – Jayson Fox


The Women’s coaching team remains unchanged from last year as they work towards bringing home a second gold medal for WA.

Mark Petersen, Head Coach of the Men’s Perth Steel in 2023 was originally fixtured to repeat the gold medal effort in 2024, but has unfortunately had to withdraw. Subsequently, Rory Read and Jayson Fox will spearhead this year’s Men’s campaign, with hopes of building on the success of 2023.

The first home round for Perth Steel is scheduled for Saturday 31st August, 2024.

On the Junior side, our talented crop of athletes will be fortunate enough to have a cohort of seasoned campaigners leading them to undoubted success at AJVC in 2024. Congratulations to the following coaches selected to direct our U19 and U23 Junior State Teams:

U19 Women’s Head Coach – Laurel Wentworth

U19 Women’s Assistant Coach – Jasmine Serra

U19 Men’s Head Coach – Gregory Hunt

U19 Men’s Assistant Coach – Sean Andrews

U23 Women’s Head Coach – Dylan Wood

U23 Women’s Assistant Coach – Timothy Everett

U23 Men’s Head Coach – Steve Petsos

U23 Men’s Assistant Coach – Jordan Fancote

Laurel, Greg, Dylan and Steve have all taken up Head Coach positions at the Junior level before and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to help facilitate the development of our athletes in preparation for the competition in Adelaide, South Australia.

Registrations are still OPEN for our U19 & U23 Junior State Teams. Register via your Fortix Portal here, and head to our State Team Events Page here for all trial information!