ROGERS Matthew (GBR) – PVE – Founder of VolleySLIDE; Sport Manager London 2012; Media Manager World Championships (2014); National Team Manager; work in the fields of development, event management, coaching and Education through Digital Communication.

ROGERS Matthew – GBR (PVE)


Matthew is a Sport Development and Event Manager who specialises in education and digital communication.

He started with World ParaVolley through the GBR National Governing Body as the Sitting Volleyball Development Manager. Then moved to work at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, after which he founded VolleySLIDE – an educational resource for those looking to start Sitting Volleyball.

Gordon Neale OBE acted as his mentor during his time at Volleyball England, after which he thoroughly enjoyed working with Denis Le Breuilly on the 2012 London Games as well as after in a variety of capacities as part of World ParaVolley

Event involvement:

2009 Poland – ParaVolley Europe Zonal Championships – Team Manager
2010 Port Said, Egypt – World ParaVolley World Cup – Team Manager
2010 Edmond, Oklahoma – World Championships – Team Manager
2011 The Netherlands – ParaVolley Europe Zonal Championships – Team Manager
2012 London, Greatr Britain – Paralympic Games – Sport Manager (Organising Committee)
2014 Elblag, Poland – World Championships – World ParaVolley Media Manager

Involvement to the present day has included work in the fields of development, event organisation, technical officiating and consultation, media (since 2013) and coaching.

Awards received:

2020 World ParaVolley Recognition Award (Sitting) as part of World ParaVolley Day

Official post held:

VolleySLIDE Coordinator