IBVCA 2021 Coach of the Year Awards

Congratulations to the following Coaches! Women’s Coach of the Year Angie Akers (Klinemann/Ross – USA) Mens’ Coach of the Year Mariano Baracetti (Cherif/Ahmed – QAT) Women Most Outstanding Improvement Richard de Kogel (Stam/Schoon – NED) Mens Most Outstanding Improvement Victor Anfiloff & Reinder Nummerdor (Boermans/de Groot – NED) Lifetime Achievement Award Marco Solustri

Offensive and Defensive Tactics

#beachACE Masterclass 1 January 20, 2022 // Los Angeles 12:00 PM, Rio 5:00 PM, London 8:00 PM, Tokyo 5:00 AM (+1) It’s that time of year where we have the opportunity to review what and how we teach. Join Victor Anfiloff, former Head Coach of the Dutch national program, as he shares his ideas on how to manufacture break/defensive points and also how to disrupt blockers in side-out. This one-hour masterclass will be beneficial for coaches at all levels. VICTOR ANFILOFF Olympic Coach Victor Anfiloff is currently the Head of Education with the International Beach Volleyball Coaches Association (IBVCA). He is a three-time Olympic coach for the Netherlands (2008, 2012 and 2020). Victor was also the Talent Coach for the Netherlands for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Victor is an […]


Beach ACE – ROUNDTABLE Winning Olympic Gold: Planning, Preparing and Performing   September 30, 2021 // Los Angeles 12:00 PM, Rio 4:00 PM, London 8:00 PM, Tokyo 4:00 AM (+1) https://beachace.regfox.com/roundtable-winning-gold-at-the-olympics The Road to Tokyo had many paths and there were bumps along the way. Hear from gold medal coaches Angie Akers (USA Women) and Kåre Mol (NOR Men) on how they planned and prepared for the Olympics. Learn how they helped their teams to perform at the highest level to win gold and what you can do to continue to develop and support your athletes. Roundtables are one-hour live virtual sessions that bring together various professionals, multi-disciplinary teams, and panelists on a selected topic. They gather around a virtual roundtable to discuss recent changes and to share perspectives from their unique situation or role within supporting beach athletes and the profession of […]

Seeking value beyond results

Thoughts by Marco Solustri The Greeks, who were wise and very, very serious people, said that our identity is determined by the people around us. In more recent times, cultural anthropologists have pointed out that it is not individuals who act on society, but rather it is society at large that determines the majority of […]

ACE: Advanced Coaching Education

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) has partnered with the International Beach Volleyball Coaches Association (IBVCA), to elevate professional beach volleyball coaching through advocacy, education, and networking. This partnership will drive a new education initiative for beach volleyball coaches who aspire to or who already coach at the highest levels of the game both in […]