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The IBVCA

 

The International Beachvolleyball Coaches Association is a non-profit association commited to help the growth of beach volleyball through a unified, transparent and professional platform. We are commited to elevatong the beach vollyball coaching profession through collaboration and networking with all stakeholders involved in the sport.

Goals

  • establish an internal code of conduct for all coaches
  • form a set of best standards & practices to guide what it means to be a beach volleyball coach
  • create an enviromnet for all coaches to seek and share knowledge
  • designate members to cooperate directly with the IBVPA (International Beacholleyball Players Association), the FIVB and the network of tournament promotors.

Board Members

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Danny Wood

President

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Angie Akers

Vice President

 

Nationality: USA

Date of birth: 30.6.1976

Languages: English, a little Dutch

Current Team(s)/Federations: Beach Team Nederland

Position: Coach and Scout

 

mail: aakers6@yahoo.com

phone: +1 310 709 29 56

 

Coach at FIVB Level since: 2015

Podiums at FIVB Level: 5

Coachin Education: USA BCAP

Other Education: Bacherlors of arts, Sociology (University of Notre Dame)

Accomplishments: 2009 FIVB Rookie of the Year (playing for USA)

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Christoph Dieckmann

Treasurer

 

Nationality: GER

Date of birth: 7.1.1976

Languages: German, English, French, Greek

 

Current Team(s)/Federations: Switzerland (mostly Betschart/Hüberli)

Position: Coach

 

mail: christophdieckmann76@gmail.com

phone: +30 694 1630 376

 

Coach at FIVB Level since: 2009

Podiums at FIVB Level: +/- 25

Coachin Education: A-Level Indoor/Beach (Germany)

Other Education: Master PoliticalScience/History

Accomplishments: 2x Coach of FIVB most improved player, Founding Member of IBVCA

Board Members

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Marco Solustri

Board Member

 

Nationality: ITA

Date of birth: 14.9.1959

Languages: Italian, English

 

Current Team(s)/Federations: Hasegawa/Futami (JPN)

Position: Headcoach

 

mail: theocach@fastweb.it

 

Coach at FIVB Level since: 1995

Podiums at FIVB Level: +/- 40

Goldmedlas at FIVB Level: +/- 10

Other Coaching Experience: First in Europe to coach, Instructor in many seminars around the world

Other Education: Philosophy (University of Rome)

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Simon Nausch

Board Member

 

Nationality: AUT

Date of birth: 6.3.1978

Languages: German, English, basic Czech

 

Current Team(s)/Federations: Hermannova/Slukova (CZE)

Position: Headcoach

 

mail: nauschsimon@gmail.com

phone: -

 

Coach at FIVB Level since: 2010

Podiums at FIVB Level: 16

Gold medals at FIVB Level: 5

Accomplishments: first Austrian Coach winning Gold at FIVB Level, first coach winning gold at FIVB Level for CZE

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Kai Liukkonen

Board Member

 

Nationality: FIN

Date of birth: 15.1.1974

Languages: Finnish, English,

 

Current Team(s)/Federations: Lahti/Parkkinen (FIN)

Position: Headcoach

 

mail:  kai.liukkonen@lentopalloliitto.fi

phone: +35 850 094 57 62

 

Coach at FIVB Level since: 2015

Podiums at FIVB Level: 2

Coachin Education: 2011 Pajulahti Sports Institute

Other Education: Bachelor of Buisness Administration

Accomplishments: 9th WCH (2017) Lahti/Lehtonen, 5th ECH (2017) Lahti/Parkkinen, Silver 3* Tokio (Lahti/Parkkinen

Board Members

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Gijs Ronnes

Board Member

 

Nationality: NED

Date of birth: 10.6.1977

Languages: Dutch, English, German

 

Current Team(s)/Federations: National Team Men Netherlands

Position: Headcoach

 

mail:  ronnesgijs@hotmail.com

phone: +31 624 61 22 13

 

Coach at FIVB Level since: 2009

Podiums at FIVB Level: 22

Gold medals at FIVB Level: 9

Coaching Education:Degree of honour

Other Education: Master in Law

Accomplishments: World Champion 2013 (Brouwer/Meeuwsen), Vice World Champion 2015 (Nummerdor/Varenhorst), Olympic bronze 2016 (Brouwer/Meeuwsen)

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Alex Prietzel

Board Member

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