2023 Summer Beach Training

Elite announces that 2023, is our 15th year of beach volleyball training and competition teams. All practices will be held at Integrity Athletics, along with a number of tournament options. Integrity Athletics is home to 4 outdoor sand courts with lights. We are offering two options for Beach Volleyball this 2023 season, a Early Bird Tour and Summer Beach Tour. Both programs will run through the end of July. Practice tiers will be determine for ages 14U-18U through a Grouping Session held on TBA. The grouping session is not We will train fundamental skills and  strategies necessary to be successful at the game of volleyball. It has been proven that sand volleyball will improve your overall volleyball IQ and fundamental skills.

Beach Director Joe Jackson will head up the scheduling and training for the 2022 season along with Randy Cline. Randy on the AVP Tour and many other tours in the US since 1992. Randy has personally played both indoor and sand at the same time. Randy has personally coached many top Female players in the US and Switzerland. Graciela Santana, Paula Roca, Nancy Mason, Jennifer Kessy, Jennifer Meredith, Tiffany Rodriquez, Daniela Erni, Tyra Turner, Makare Wilson, Michelle Williams and Suzanne Stonebarger Barnes to name a few. Elite Volleyball Training Center believes in the growth of volleyball no matter what surface it is on. Our staff will work hard to improve your daughter’s game.

In 2022 we had over 200 kids in our Sand program. Since 2013 we have had our athletes representing Elite at the USA Volleyball Beach Nationals and at HP Nationals along with USA National Championship teams. This year we are looking to improve our training as well as our tournament schedule. Practice tiers will be determine for ages 14U-18U through a Grouping Session held on TBA. Elite Volleyball Training Center utilizes a training style in order to teach the entire game of 2 on 2 beach volleyball. We will focus on fundamental skill training, Volleyball IQ, teaching the rules of the game, and teaching how to be a great teammate.  Each athlete can choose what tournaments to attend and teammates can be changed for each tournament. Competing is not required.

All Participants must have a OVR membership. If you played indoor club volleyball you do not need a separate membership for beach. If you did not you must sign up at the link below.

OVR BEACH MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

This year we are offering two options:

  • Early Bird Beach Tour
    Practice begins TBA
  • Summer Beach Tour
    Practice begins TBA

Location: Integrity Athletics
8185 Business Way
Plain City, Ohio 43064

(Beach Courts are located behind the building. Please park in the parking lot and walk around to the back.)

Early Bird Beach Tour

The Early Bird Tour is open for athletes who want to get a head start on training. Practices will start TBA. This tour will practice TBA. Practices will switch to Monday and Wednesday in June, and they will have more competitive options for tournaments. The Early Bird Tour includes the following:

  • Practice begins TBA
  • May Practices (Pick Two)
      • Tuesdays: 12U 5-7pm (born on or after July 1 2009), 14U-18U 7-9pm(born on or before June 30 2009
      • Wednesdays: 12U 5-7pm (born on or after July 1 2009), 14U-18U 7-9pm(born on or before June 30 2009
      • Thursdays: 12U 5-7pm (born on or after July 1 2009), 14U-18U 7-9pm(born on or before June 30 2009
    • June Practices
      • You will not need to attend the grouping. Our staff will assign you at time to practice in June.
      • 12U and younger: Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-7:30pm
      • 14U-18U: Either Monday & Wednesday mornings 10:00am-12:00pm or evenings 7:30pm-9:30pm
      • Reach out to Joe Jackson, joe@elitevbtc.com , with questions about practice times
  • Uniform Included in Fees
  • Tournament fees are not included in your Beach fees.
  • Ages: 3rd grade – 12 grade
  • Cost: $500
  • OVR BEACH MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Athletes from other clubs are welcome to join our beach training programs. Email Joe at joe@integritygym.com with questions regarding the Summer Beach Training Programs.

Elite Summer Beach Tour

The Summer Beach Tour will start TBA. There are a number of athletes that join the beach programs without partners. If you do not have a partner, we will do our best to help each athlete find a partner they are compatible with. We do not require you to participate in tournaments. However, most athletes do participate in one or more tournaments a Summer. We are hosting a number of tournaments at our facility. You can fill your summer with a tournament schedule that takes you to out of state tournaments, local tournaments, or you can just do the training program without competing.

  • Tournament options will be local or out of state
    Tournament fees are not included in your Beach fees.
    • Ages 8U-12U: Monday and Wednesdays 5:30pm-7:30pm
    • All 14U-18U athletes must attend the Grouping Session on TBA.
    • 14U-18U: Either Monday & Wednesday mornings 10:00am-12:00pm or evenings 7:30pm-9:30pm (time will be assigned after grouping)
    • Practice begins TBA
  • Uniform Included in Fees
  • Ages: 3rd grade – 12 grade; CoEd
  • Cost: $400
  • OVR BEACH MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Please tell us what size tank top your athlete wears in adult sizes in the “Anything Else We Should Know” box before submitting your request for enrollment.

Weather Policy

We will have practice, Open Play, or a tournament as long as there is no lightning. If a coach feels that it is raining too hard to be outside, the athletes will either practice inside, or wait inside until the weather has passed. We will email families enrolled if we are going to cancel an event or practice, and we will post cancellations to the Elite Volleyball Training Center Facebook page.