2017 avca collegIATE
beach volleyball conference

For the first time ever, we are excited to offer an AVCA Collegiate Beach Volleyball Conference in conjunction with the NCAA Beach Championship in Gulf Shores, AL!

Pre-registration is now closed. You can still register on site on Saturday morning, May 6 at the shade tent on the beach.

details

Date: May 6-7, 2017
Price: Free for AVCA members with the purchase of an NCAA All-Session Ticket
Location: Gulf Shores, Alabama
Who's it for? Current college beach coaches in addition to coaches and/or administrators interested in starting a beach program.

Additional Info:
FAQ
Conference Policies
Hotel Information
Printed Registration Form
Map

Schedule

*Times subject to change based on NCAA Beach Championship Schedule (Updated 4/7)

  Thursday, May 4, 2017  
7am - 5pm                  NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship Ticket Pick-up*
*All-Session ticket available for pick-up at NCAA Will Call
NCAA Box Office - Will Call
9am - 4:45pm NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship Team Open Practices
*The NCAA team open practices will be held at the public beach area in front of The Hangout located at 101 E. Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Gulf Shores Public Beach

 

  Friday, May 5, 2017  
7am - 6pm             NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship Ticket Pick-up*
*All-Session ticket available for pick-up at NCAA Will Call
NCAA Box Office - Will Call
9am - 6pm NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship
*Held at the public beach area in front of The Hangout (101 E. Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores, AL 36542)
Gulf Shores Public Beach

 

  Saturday, May 6, 2017  
7am - 6pm                                                                  NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship Ticket Pick-up*
*All-Session ticket available for pick-up at NCAA Will Call
NCAA Box Office - Will Call                                 
8 - 9:30am Conference Registration NCAA Championship Venue – Shade Tent on Beach
9 - 10am Picking Pairs in the Beach Game (Beach Coaches Track) – Marcio Sicoli, Pepperdine Assistant Coach NCAA Championship Venue – Shade Tent on Beach
  Starting a Beach Volleyball Program: How to Build Support from Your School and Community (Coaches/Administrators Considering a Beach Program Track) – Corey Bray, Assoc. AD, UAB; Peggy Martin, Dir. VB, Spring Hill; Jaime Gordon, Dir. VB, Morehead State NCAA Championship Venue – Media Interview Tent
10:15 - 11:15am Drills and Techniques for Training Your Crossover Athletes (Beach Coaches Track) – David Fischer, UNC Wilmington NCAA Championship Venue – Shade Tent on Beach
  Steps for Forming a Geographic Consortium (Coaches/Administrators Considering a Beach Program Track) – Dan Coonan, ECAC President NCAA Championship Venue – Media Interview Tent
11:30am - 12:30pm My Favorite Drills (Beach Coaches Track) – Hector Gutierrez, TCU NCAA Championship Venue – Shade Tent on Beach
  The Nuts and Bolts of Writing a Beach Volleyball Proposal (Coaches/Administrators Considering a Beach Program Track) – Kathy DeBoer, AVCA Executive Director NCAA Championship Venue – Media Interview Tent
1 - 6pm NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship Gulf Shores Public Beach
6 - 7pm                     College Beach Volleyball Conference Reception The Hangout

 

  Sunday, May 7, 2017  
7 - 8am College Beach Volleyball Conference Breakfast The Hangout
7am - 3pm NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship Ticket Pick-up*
*All-Session ticket available for pick-up at NCAA Will Call
NCAA Box Office – Will Call
8 - 9am Beach Volleyball Issues Discussion (All Beach Coaches and Administrators Track) – Fran Flory, Dir. VB, LSU; Ted Gumbart, Commissioner, A-SUN; Kelcey Roegiers, SWA, Georgia State; NCAA Beach VB Committee Members NCAA Championship Venue – Shade Tent on Beach
9:15 - 10:15am                  Maximizing Revenue from Campus Courts (All Beach Coaches and Administrators Track) – Colleen Craig, Rally VB; LakePoint Sporting Community, Emerson, GA NCAA Championship Venue – Shade Tent on Beach
10:30am - 3pm NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship Gulf Shores Public Beach