Name: Alex Porter

Date of Birth: 5th July

Place of Birth: Colchester, England

Nationality: British

Occupation: Performance Volleyball Coach

Year Joined Tendring Volleyball Club: 1991 (Player), 2006 (Coach)

Started coaching: 1999

Teams Currently Coaching: Head Coach Tendring NVL Men, Head Coach University of Essex Mens & Womens 1st

Former Clubs Coached: Sheffield Hallam University, Vingaker Womens Team (Sweden), Sokol School (Austria), Martinus Mens 5th Team (Holland)

Started playing volleyball: 1991

Former Clubs as a Player: Tendring, Sheffield City, Sheffield Hallam University, London Docklands, London Malory, Vingaka VK (Sweden), Sokol V (Austria), Martinus (Holland)

Favourite Food: Chinese, Indian or Waffles

Favourite TV: Lost, 24

Most annoying thing about Volleyball: Woulda' Coulda' Shoulda'

Favourite thing about Volleyball: Winning and the social aspect

Best memory in life: Every day will provide a great memory so its difficult to pick a single moment.

Best memory in sport: Captaining GB against world no.2 Poland

Goal in life: Win, win, win, no seriously i want every player I coach to see a visible improvement after every session

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