This program offers participants beach volleyball training and competitions that participants can attend over the summer. Training sessions are progressively structured. Each session offers a series of lessons on a specific set of skills. Skills are taught with an emphasis on correct mechanics. Basic skills are repeated in every session to provide the repetition to build consistency and control. Players will be divided into two groups primarily based on skills and experience more so than age. Beginner’s will spend more time on fundamentals and ball control. Intermediate and advanced players will be challenged with more comprehensive, and progressive drills. Participants will be informed of beach volleyball competitions within a drive of Dewey Beach, and encouraged to team up to compete.
Beach volleyball is the fastest growing sport in NCAA history and several collegiate programs offer scholarships to recruit players. The beach game improves athletic ability, and requires all players to learn all volleyball skills. Indoor volleyball players find it significantly improves their skills and their overall athletic ability.
*** IMPORTANT NOTE *** USA Volleyball Membership is required for participation. You can register for your USAV membership for the Chesapeake Region at https://www.chrva.org/ A Beach, seasonal membership costs approximately $15. A full annual membership runs approximately $50.
PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN:
· Basic Beach Volleyball Skills – Serving, passing, setting, hitting, and blocking
· Important Concepts – Footwork, vision/reading, hand-signals and communication
· Offensive and Defensive systems - Transitional movements, shots, coverage, game strategies and tactics
ABOUT OUR COACHES - All our coaches are USAV certified with background screening
Cam Rodrigues is our featured coach. He participated on the US Beach National Team and has competed in most major, professional leagues including the FIVB, and the AVP. He was coached by several former US and Brazilian Olympians. He brings our cadre (7) years of coaching experience including Grit/Dulles, Annapolis VBC, Virginia Elite, NVVA, and CHRVA Regional Beach HP programs.
Ernie Siegrist – BCAP1 and SafeSport Certified, over 10 years of coaching experience, and former Director of SRVC in Annapolis and has assisted coaching CHRVA Regional HP teams locally and at national championships.
Jon Skolnik – Impact and SafeSport Certified, over 11 years of coaching and statistical experience. Coach Jon has played indoor and beach volleyball for over 30 years. He is excited to bring his love for the game and relentless positivity to our club. Coach Jon ran camps at Rehoboth Beach for several years, and led indoor teams in the Washington DC metro area.
Savannah Siegrist – Impact and SafeSport Certified, 3 years coaching experience, NCAA Beach volleyball player. She has assisted Regional Team coaching, and supported club programs for SRVC, DVA, and Grit Volleyball.
Irv Rodrigues – Sand Sharks Program Director, BCAP1 and SafeSport Certified – Over 10 years of coaching experience including running the Regional Beach-HP programs for the Chesapeake Region since 2012. Coach Rodrigues perviously served at the Boys Volleyball Division Director for NVVA in Sterling Virginia.
OPTIONS & PRICING PER PLAYER:
Early Bird Online Registration (Before June 10th) (ALL POSITIONS FILLED)
Online Registration or Walk-on (June 10th or after)
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