The Committee

The Club is managed by a small team of volunteers that deal with the day to day running of the club; these are the people who make sure games and training is set up, so if you’ve got any feedback or questions you can message us!

Leah Howel


Leah has been a member of the club for many years; she plays for the Women’s team and in previous seasons took on the role of coach for not only the foundation team, but also the men’s team and the women’s team. Leah’s commitment to the club was recognised at our 2019 awards and she is highly valued by everyone. Leah continues to arrange the Kent league fixtures for the club.

More recently she has been recognised by Volleyball England, by winning the Serena Morten Safeguarding Award.

Lewis Howel

Development Officer

Lewis currently plays for the Men’s Kent League team and also coaches our Women’s & Junior teams. He has played for National League and London League teams.

Since Lewis has taken on the role for coaching the Juniors, they have developed their skills greatly, some even being invited to join the foundation training and games. Lewis has made sure that the Juniors have good connections and they have even entered multiple mini leagues with other junior teams across Kent. In 2018-2019 season he coached them through the South East Volleyball Association (SEVA) Grand Prix series, with our team coming away with first place.

Lewis is also the Chair of KCVA (Kent County Volleyball Association) and is key to driving the sport of Volleyball in this Kent forward for all ages and abilities.

Nicole Hall

Communications Offcier

Nicole joined the club in 2018 with the foundation team. Since then she has become a regular volunteer to the club, attending most games for foundation, men and women team as a player, offer support and play photographer at the games. She has now taken on the communications role, so keep and eye out for all the latest updates on what happening with the club; she’ll be the one to keep you updated.

Ida Woodger

Finance Officer

Ida is the current Middle player for our Women’s team. Ida has progressed quickly within the club and won Player of Year for the women’s team during the 2019 awards, as voted for by her team members. Now Ida is helping the club out with finances, she’ll make sure the club stays in the black

Alice Marcu

Select Member

Alice has been a dedicated member of the team for years. Currently a member of the club’s Women’s Kent League team. She often helps out with the junior, foundation and men’s training.

Jess Winter

Junior Representative

Jess has been playing with Maidstone Volleyball Club since a very young age. She is now the clubs most advanced u18 player, and has represented both junior and adult teams in various competitions, most recently captaining a mixed team that wold Gold at the Copperbox Arena.

Jess heads up a team of junior players to ensure that under 18 volleyball is represented within the club, and has a voice on the committee.

Matteo Luberti

Operations Officer

Matteo brings with him many years of experience playing volleyball both in Italy and the UK.

His great sense of energy really helps to bring out the best in the team.