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Jana Vernig

2013 KK Headshot

I am an experienced, committed and focused volleyball/beach volley trainer and sport project manager. I worked hard to compete at the highest level in Europe and then I specialised in training both kids and professionals. I lived and worked in 4 different countries collecting international experience and creating a valuable network of professionals around the world. In the last years I have been involved in several sport management projects including tournaments and internationally funded sport programmes. I have trained and taught in several championships. As part of my commitment to the sport I also actively work to gather funds for several sport related activities in Slovenia. 


Medals: 8 from the national championship of Slovenia, Spain and France, 2 from Cup of Slovenia and Copa de la Reina Spain
Captain Slovenia National Team (1995 – 2003)
Adult National Team of Slovenia (1991 – 2003)
Junior National Team of Slovenia (1989 – 1993)
Best Player Selection Slovenian Spring Cup, Hungary Cup, 
Best Athlete of all Sports Regional Championship (4 times)


Cyprus, 2019
Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) – First level
International license beach volleyball coach; technical, practical and strategy review

Slovenia, 2006 & 2019
University of Ljubljana Volleyball Course - University Level Course
European Union volleyball coach license; course included psychology in sport, sport management, sport Information Technology, pedagogy, tactics and technical elements


Slovenian League
1989 – 1999 & 2004 – 2007
Played as hitter or opposite

Spanish League
1999 – 2000 & 2002 – 2004
Played as hitter or opposite

French League
2000 - 2002

Played as hitter


Slovenia 1997 – 2005 
University of Ljubljana | Economy and Business Management

Spain 2002 – 2004
Universidad de Granada | Economy, Estudio Hispanico

France 2001 – 2002
Ecole de langues étrangères, Fontainebleu | French Studies


Slovenian League ZOK TPV Novo mesto
Professional Female National Championship, CEV cup, Top teams Cup, MEVZA league, best player of Slovenia
Club Volleyball Albacete Spain
Professional Female National Championship 
Club Volleyball Riom France 
Professional Female National Championship 
Club Volleyball La Rochette
Professional Female National Championship, CEV cup
Club Volleyball Granada
Professional Female National Championship, selected in All-stars team


  • Since 2004 working as a volleyball coach and beach volley coach for young selections: ZOK Novo mesto, preparing teams for national championship
  • Since 2007 working as a project manager in sport: member of organization committee of TOP teams; member of organization committee of CEV
  • Ohio University and Kent University (USA): invited to run volleyball seminars
  • Slovenian volleyball federation: member of organization committee of qualification of national team 
  • Olympic committee of Slovenia: education in sport project manager
  • University of Ljubljana, Sport Faculty: developing new programmes for young athletes
  • University of Ljubljana Economics and Business Faculty: working with public scholarship fund and European Social Fund for the development of a child sport curriculum
  • Municipality of Novo mesto Rudolf tournament: tournament project manager for international volleyball tournament involving young athletes 4 countries, 300 hundred participants, summer camp for kids
  • Sport Union of Slovenia: organise sport events for kids
  • MEVZA, Volleyball federation of Slovenia: project manager and organiser of 2019 MEVZA U20 Beach Volleyball Cup


  • P.L.A.Y Peer education, Leadership, Action, Youth, Barcelona 2019
  • ECO green, Instanbul 2020
  • T&F4ALL, street sport, 2019-2021
  • INSIDes, 2020 - 2022


  • Native in Slovenian; fluent in English and Spanish, intermediate French and Croatian
  • Experienced MS Office, Social Networks, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Lived and worked in 4 different countries


St. Louis, USA


US Tel: (+1) 812-272-3598

EU Tel: (+30) 6946-454137