Why Beach?

  • Beach is notorious for making a more well-rounded volleyball player, and increases a players overall skill-level and volleyball IQ tenfold. In addition NCAA Beach Volleyball is one of the fastest-growing college sports ever!  
  • Beach volleyball has an incredible positive impact on players indoor and overall game. Players work on movement, fast reaction to the ball, reading, and technique which all greatly improve the players indoor ability and court awareness. Players that play both beach and indoor volleyball have a unique advantage in competing at the great sport of volleyball.
  • When beach volleyball debuted in 2011 as a club sport, there were 15 NCAA-affiliated teams. Once it became an NCAA-sanctioned sport in 2016, there were 56 beach volleyball teams. As of July 2019, there were 75 Division I, II, and III programs across the nation. That’s a 400% increase since 2011.
  • Beach volleyball is gaining traction and is quickly becoming one of the most popular sports for female athletes all across the country and nation.