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Tomorrow We Row!

In my mind, one of the true bright spots in college football today. Check out the link to the game 1 trailer for Gopher football. “No matter what, tomorrow we row!”

JVA Coach to Coach Video: The Dual

4 Factors That Impact Beach Partner Selection

Junior Volleyball Association (March 11, 2020) By Stephen McCarthy For younger athletes, partner selection is an easy process. Pick a player of similar skill level that you enjoy playing with and can compete together at a high level. But how do you create a high 

2021 Nike Indoor and Beach Volleyball Camps

Nike Volleyball Camps, a division of US Sports Camps the largest provider of sports camps in the world, has announced the addition of a new beach volleyball camp in Minnesota for 2020. Camp Highlights Include: Morning and afternoon training sessions 1:10 coach to camper ratio 

New Beach Volleyball Camp in Minnesota Added to Nike Volleyball Camps

New Beach Volleyball Camp in Minnesota Added to Nike Volleyball Camps

Nike Volleyball Camps, a division of US Sports Camps the largest provider of sports camps in the world, has announced the addition of a new beach volleyball camp in Minnesota taking place in August of 2020.

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Long time Nike Volleyball Camp Director, Stephen McCarthy, and his staff are set to host camp at Sand Point Beach in Prior Lake, Minnesota.

McCarthy has been a Nike Volleyball Camp Director for several years, hosting multiple camps across the country. He is a top junior volleyball coach and the founder of the McCarthy project, an organization aimed at training athletes to help them rise to the next level. He will be lending his knowledge and experience to this Minnesota beach volleyball camp this summer.

“Beach volleyball is on the rise in the US, and we wanted to give athletes more opportunities to grow in the sport,” says Liz Tellez, manager of Nike Volleyball Camps. “We love working with Stephen, and his dedication to helping players improve will certainly show in this new beach volleyball camp.”

While at Sand Point Beach, players can expect to train on the three sand volleyball courts with other athletes looking to train, compete, and improve. Through various drills and competitive play, campers will learn how to work with a partner and elevate their communication skills on court.

This camp is set to run August 3-6, Monday-Thursday, and will run 9:00am-3:00 daily. Players can expect to receive morning and afternoon training sessions during the day.

Optimizing Sports Performance in the Heat

Optimizing Sports Performance in the Heat

By DYLAN MOEN, PT, DPT, ATC As the sport of beach volleyball becomes more popular, the athletes competing should be aware of the affects that heat has on the body and sports performance. Especially those athletes that live in the Midwest where the weather conditions 

Coaches Corner Podcast: The Rise of Beach Volleyball and its Effects on Indoor Training


A couple weeks ago, I joined Jack Davis of US Sports Camps/Nike Volleyball to talk about the rise of beach volleyball within younger indoor volleyball players. Some of the areas covered include: the benefits of playing both indoor and beach, the common myths related to beach, the why playing on another surface will develop your overall game. For the entire interview, visit here.

ProjectU Beach Tournaments

ProjectU Beach Tournaments

Our ProjectU Beach House Camps are on and off court overnight camps that include creative on-court skill development training, as well as, experiential learning and competitive cauldron games, nutritional seminars, and speed development training off court.  The event is open to all athletes who are