The Jastrzębski Węgiel Talent Academy is the only place in Poland being the source of a number of leading players playing in the best volleyball clubs. It is in Jastrzębie-Zdrój where youths can professionally train and develop their passion – volleyball, combining education with sport. This season the Academy trained over 100 young players.
– This base for bringing up and educating young volleyball players makes this hundred children and youths very lucky. We are happy that such a large group of young people may learn and train in such great conditions provided by the Club and JSW – noted Artur Soboń, Deputy Minister of State Assets. –This investment is particularly important because it supports the development of youths – he said, surprised by the impetus of the project.
– I would like to thank the management board of Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa for enabling us to execute this project. It’s the source of great satisfaction to all of us – said Adam Gorol, President of the Jastrzębski Węgiel Sports Club. – I’m proud that we can work for a brand like JSW and put the bar increasingly higher in our project addressed to talented youths – he added.
The youth volleyball project entitled the Jastrzębski Węgiel Talent Academy has been executed since the 2012/2013 season. The Jastrzębski Węgiel Talent Academy was established based on a common vision of Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa and the Jastrzębski Węgiel club to conduct innovative sports development activities in the region.