Fox21 Duluth Interviews Shamrokh for Upcoming AVPNext Event

Ben Shamrokh traveled to Duluth to talk with Fox21 Duluth about his career in beach volleyball and the upcoming AVPFirst and AVPNext event over Memorial Day weekend at Skyline Lanes. Click here for for the entire interview. For more details on AVPNext Duluth, click here. 

JVA Online: 4 Factors That Impact Beach Partner Selection

By Stephen McCarthy, TMP Beach It is not the best players that win; it is the best players with the best team that win! – Unknown For younger athletes, partner selection is an easy process. Pick a player of similar skill level that you enjoy 

2018 EVP Tour Winter Championships: Eau Claire, WI

A great weekend with everyone, Divisions included: Open Juniors, Open Pros for men and women. Here are a couple images from the weekend at Wagner Lanes Sports Complexx in Eau Claire.

Minnesota Coach McCutcheon on The Love of The Game

Minnesota Coach McCutcheon on The Love of The Game

University of Minnesota’s head volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon joined myself to talk about the love of sport and how to properly develop young athletes.  Coach shared his story growing up in New Zealand playing multiple different sports and developing over his lifetime a love for volleyball.  He talked 

Coach Russ Rose on Balanced Development

Coach Russ Rose on Balanced Development

Coach Russ Rose of Penn State University joined Stephen McCarthy to discuss the waterfront of ideas related to young volleyball players and coaches around the concept of balanced development.  Coach Rose talked about the role of technology in a young persons life, the proper role 

Why We Work in The Summer Camp Business

Today Stephen McCarthy is joined by Natalie Montague of Nike Sports Camps and US Sports Camps to talk about why we work in the summer camp business and the role US Sports Camps plays every summer in young athletes lives. Areas covered: Why are we 

Eckerd College Coach on Training Ugly to All-American

Today, Michelle Piantadosi of Eckerd College and Optimum Volleyball Club joined Stephen the talk about specific ways athletes can develop their overall game for the beach.   Michelle has the unique position of being an athlete who started late playing volleyball, her junior year in high school.  She talked 

EVP Tour Commissioner on How to Prepare For the Upcoming Season

EVP Tour Commissioner on How to Prepare For the Upcoming Season

Today, Ross Balling, Commissioner of the EVP Tour and founder of EVP Academies, joined Stephen to share his story on how he got into beach volleyball and secondly, how to get ready for the upcoming season.  During the show, we covered three types of players: 

The Role of Online Training Information with Ben Nadeau of CoachUp

Today, Stephen McCarthy of The McCarthy Project talks with Ben Nadeau, editor of CoachUp Nation, on the subject of locating high quality information for athletes and some of the pitfalls to watch out for when completing your research.  In today’s world of “just google it,”