The popularity of beach volleyball (formally known as sand) has exploded over the last few years. It made the quickest transition from an emerging sport to a championship sport in NCAA history. It’s also the fastest growing NCAA sport over the last five years in Division I. The AVCA has been at the forefront of the beach scene, and as a result are producing the very best online materials you can find. As you’ll see, it’s way more than just the basics. You’ll find information on transitioning from indoor to beach, starting a program from scratch and analyzing current top-level players just to name a few.
We have membership options specifically tailored to the beach coach.
High School Beach All-American
Learn more about nominations for the High School Beach All-American Awards. (2017 nomination dates coming soon)
A detailed guide on how to build the right beach court(s).
Add a Program
Often court coaches help make the argument that adding a beach team makes sense. Here are resources to help you prepare a report for your administration.
Beach Volleyball Rules and Legislation
So you’ve built the best beach courts around. Now what? Get up-to-date on what you need to know.
What does the research say about beach volleyball? Click here to find out.
USAV Collegiate Beach Championships
The USAV Collegiate Beach Championships will return in 2018, taking place on May 9-12 at Hermosa Beach, CA. The competition will feature an expanded field of up to 32 teams per gender. The event is part of the Team USA Summer Champions Series, and the finals will be broadcast on NBCSN.