About TMP Beach Volleyball

Stephen McCarthy, Director

Stephen McCarthy, Director, TMP Beach Volleyball and ProjectU Beach Tournaments.  Since 2001, Stephen has researched and developed innovative training and skill development techniques specific for sport.  At The McCarthy Project, he has prepared over 15,000 youth, high school, college and pro athletes over a span of 20 years. He has trained athletes who have played the following professional sports: NBA and NHL. He has developed over 150 college athletes within the sports of basketball, indoor and beach volleyball, soccer, swimming and hockey.  Currently, Stephen is the Head Coach at Providence Academy (indoor), a certified personal and a certified fitness nutrition consultant. Past stints include St. John’s University (Indoor), Nike Volleyball Camps (Indoor), and Florida Southern College (Beach), and AVP Academy (Beach).

Stephen McCarthy, Director

Stephen resides in Rogers, MN with his wife, Dede. He has 3 children (Trenton, Tessa, and Tyson)

Trenton McCarthy, Assistant Director

Trenton McCarthy, Assistant Director, TMP Beach, ProjectU Beach Tournaments.  For the last 3 years, Trenton has been involved coaching and overseeing our local and national showcase tournaments. He played basketball and graduated from Lake Forest College with a BA in Economics & Philosophy. Trenton currently works at Craig-Hallum Capital Group.

Key Influencers
Jason Colvin is all about the outdoors, experiential learning and environmental awareness. He has been guiding individuals through outdoor leadership adventure trips, challenge courses and environmental education for many years. He earned Association of Challenge Course Technology Certification (ACCT) after training in high ropes facilitation and course management. He has a B.A. in fine arts and spent two years as a studio artist before breaking through to the world of outdoor learning and adventure.

Dr. Josh Sandell, D.C., DACBSP, A.T.C., C.S.C.S., Director of Orthology. He attended undergraduate school at University of Minnesota Duluth and holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Exercise Physiology and Human Biology. He is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic and earned his diplomate in Sports Medicine from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physician (DACBSP) He has pioneered innovative treatment methods that rapidly resolve injuries, restore function, and improve performance. He has built a highly successful practice around solving the medical needs of his clients. He was selected as the official USA chiropractor at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He currently serves as a sports medicine advisor to some of the country’s foremost sports training facilities, clinics, NFL agencies, and health care organizations. His list of clients includes NFL, MLB, NHL and Olympic athletes from around the country and the world.

Cal Dietz,Head Olympic Strength and Conditioning coach for numerous sports at the University of Minnesota. Since Dietz’s return to Minnesota he has developed the Strength and Conditioning Programs and over seen the daily progress in Men’s Hockey from 2000-present, Men’s’ Basketball from 2004-2010, Women’s Hockey from 2003-present, Men’s Golf from 2000-present, Women’s Golf from 2006-present Men’s Swimming from 2000-Present, Track and Field from 2000-present, Baseball from 2000-2007, 2010 -present, and Wrestling from 2000 to 2004. During his tenure, Dietz has trained: a Hobey Baker Award winner, two Big Ten Athletes of the Year, athletes that have achieved 400 All-American honors, 29 Big Ten/WCHA championships teams and NCAA Team Champions, and 13 teams finish in the top four in the nation. He has consulted with Olympic and World Champions in various sports and professional athletes in the NHL, NFL, NBA, MLB, and Professional Boxing.