In addition to getting an incredible workout and the fastest way to gain all-around volleyball skills, there is a new reason to play beach volleyball, a college scholarship:
Its official! NCAA has announce beach/sand volleyball as its newest collegiate sport! www.ncaa.org/sports/sand-volleyball
There are currently 41 colleges that have currently have Beach Volleyball Programs, with an additional 40+ colleges offering programs in the next few years! www.collegesand.org/schools
NP BEACH VOLLEYBALL CLUB is one of the premier beach volleyball clubs in the country. Founded by former AVP Professional Player and Seaside Pro Division winner, Brian Chapman plays an active role in coaching players in each region. NP BEACH CLUB was one of the first beach clubs in the country and continues to lead by combining the physical and technical environment with the mental strategies of the game. NP BEACH CLUB players have made the semi-finals or finals in every juniors division at the 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and teams even competing in the Womens Pro Division in 2013, 2014 at the West Coast Championship Tournament in Seaside. We have taken many 1st place titles over the years at the Championship Tournament in Seaside, edging out teams from California, Canada, and Florida.
NP Beach Club was the first and still only Jrs Beach Volleyball Club in the NW to have had a player get a College Scholarships to play beach volleyball.
Players stay in shape, increase vertical, and also stay on top of their game over the summer. Ask any of our NP BEACH players and they will tell you that the fastest improvement they've seen in their volleyball game, took place at the beach.
Favorite beach volleyball courts, both the NW and the North Pacific; Canada: Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver, Britsh Columbia. Washington: Alki Beach in Seattle, Washington. Golden Gardens in Seattle, Washington. Oregon: Woksup Beach Facility in Gresham, Oregon. East Delta Park in Portland, Oregon. Gabriel Park in Portland, Oregon. Broadway and the Beach in Seaside, Oregon. Nike Campus in Beaverton, Oregon. Chemeketa College in Salem, Oregon. Linn-Benton College in Albany, Oregon. OSU in Corvallis, Oregon. Amazon Park in Eugene, Oregon. Old Mill District in Bend, Oregon.
Juniors Beach Volleyball Organizations: North Pacific Beach Volleyball Juniors Tour NPBVA, United States Volleyball Association USVA, Federation International Volleyball FIVB, EVP, NVL, AVP, CBVA, CEVA.
Tani Stephens: 2013 Oregon High School Volleyball Player of the Year, scholarship to play indoor volleyball at WSU. Tani grew up with her feet in the sand, her parents play beach volleyball and recognize the benefits beach volleyball has on an indoor volleyball players all-around game. Tani and her partner won the Women's AA at the West Coast Championships in Seaside in 2012.
Emma Peel: Scholarship to play beach volleyball at Mercer University. Emma started doing beach clinics with us about 5 years ago, prior to NP Beach Club, and has been working hard in the sand ever since. She and her sister placed 3rd in the 18u USAV National Beach Volleyball Championships last summer and 1st place in the 18u West Coast Championships in Seaside. Emma has bounced between 1st and 2nd seed her freshman year at Mercer and is now captain of the Mercer Sand Program in her Sophomore year.
Sydney Haynes: Scholarship to play indoor and beach volleyball at Cal State Bakersfield. This summer will be Sydney's 3rd summer with NP Beach Club, Syd has worked hard in the sand and has come a long way in only 2 summers on the sand. She and her partner placed 2nd in the 18u West Coast Championships in Seaside. Sydney competed as the 4th seed in her freshman year and will be the 1st or 2nd seed her Sophomore year.
Sophie Peel: Scholarship to play beach volleyball at Mercer University. Sophie started win NP Beach Club 6 years ago and continues to improve every summer. Sophie and her sister Emma, placed 3rd in the 18u National Beach Volleyball Championships in 2012, 1st place in 18u West Coast Championships in Seaside, Or also in 2012. Sophie has competed in the Pro divivion at Seaside the last 2 summers and will be a top seed her Freshman year at Mercer University.
Congratulations girls, keep up the hard work, we look forward to following your beach volleyball careers!
NP BEACH CLUB participates in the NPBVA Jrs Beach Volleyball Tournament Series, earning seeding and ranking points for the Seaside Championship Tournament. For more information visit www.npbvajrs.com.
NP Beach Club is the only Jrs Beach Volleyball Club in the NW to have a player get a College Scholarship to play beach volleyball. Ask any of our NP BEACH players and they will tell you that the fastest improvement they've seen in their volleyball game, took place at the beach!!
NP Beach Club and Performance Club practices start the week of May 11th for those starting in Spring and June 15th for the summer group. Email for more info on April start. Academy Practices will start the week of June 22nd. Players can make-up any missed practices. Please email for updated practice schedule: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last chance make-up tryouts will be Sunday June 7th 6p-7:30p. Please email email@example.com for times, locations and to hold a spot.
NP Beach will be offering Jrs Beach Volleyball Leagues in Portland fall 2015! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info!