The German Volleyball Federation

The German Volleyball Federation is the top organization in Germany in the business of volleyball and is responsible for volleyball / beach volleyball events at the Olympic Games.

The federation has its headquarters in Frankfurt/Main and the president, Thomas Krohne, is in office since August 2012. The German Volleyball Federation is member of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), the European Volleyball Federation (CEV), the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), and has 451,717 members right now.

The Federation’s main tasks are:

  1. Physical education of members, especially young players
  2. The main support of volleyball, in terms of general game operations, mass sport, top-class sport, high-performance sport, and Beach Volleyball. Dissemination and funding of volleyball are also tasks of the German Volleyball Federation.
  3. The representation of this sport nationally/internationally as well as the communication with the FIVB, CEV, DOSB, and other sports associations and to observe their interests properly. 

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