Friday Night 4 vs 4 Beach League
Announcing our 4 vs 4 Friday night beach league! Suited for club and development level girls, and intermediate/advance boys with at least 2 years experience. Girls will play among two age groups: grade 6-7, and grade 8-10. Boys have their own division and one age group, grade 8-10. Players will register as individuals and can request up to 5 teammates! Based on those requests, we will form teams of 5-6 players. Each session is 1 hour 45 minutes and includes 30 minutes of instruction and 75 minutes of league play. Grade 6-7 sessions are 4:15pm-6:00pm, and grade 8-10 sessions are 6:00pm-7:45pm. Location will be either the UBC beach courts or Spanish Banks. We will cancel in case of cold/rain/wind and we have a weather make-up date in July. Each league will be capped at 12 teams. The registration deadline is April 30th, 2020. Development players MAY invite players from outside the development program to join them as teammates! League winners will receive a free entry into a doubles beach tournament this summer! The cost is $219 and includes a Smash playing top!
May 22nd, May 29th, June 5th, June 12th, June 19th, June 26th
*Friday, July 3rd is a weather make-up day if necessary. Grade 6-7 4:15pm-6:00pm, grade 8-10 (boys and girls divisions) 6:00pm-7:45pm
Brian Hiebert – Smash Founder, beach national champion, former national team beach athlete and national team assistant coach
Denham O’Reilly – Former provincial beach volleyball champion and current university athlete
Matt Krueger – University volleyball player assitant coach at UBC, Masters in Motor Learning
Keirsten Mend – Former provincial team player, current VSB teacher and volleyball coach
Beach League FAQ’s
Do I need to register with a teammate?
No. We can find you teammates! You can also registe with up to 5 teammate requests.
Should I sign up in my current grade?
No, register using your grade as of September 2019.
Do you have boys as well?
Sorry, we are not offering boys beach this summer. Our friends at Thunder Beach have some great programs already!
What does each session look like?
Each session will start with 30 minutes of skills development and then 75 minutes of 4 vs 4 matches in a competitive league format!
My child is already playing with another beach club. Should we still register?
Yes! Our program is only once per week starting in May and is for 6 weeks. We are the only program to offer 4 vs 4 as a great stepping stone for indoor to the beach game!
My child is a beginner. Is this program for her?
Beginners should go to Thunder Beach for information on their beginner programs. Our league is designed for intermediate and advanced girls with development team or club team experience or equivalent.