Co-Founder / Director of Operations
Brian has been passionate about volleyball for over 25 years as a player, coach, and referee. As a player he was a multiple time provincial and national champion and he was twice named most outstanding player in BC. He was a member of the beach volleyball national team from 2000 to 2006 and is a 2-time national champion.
Brian has a wealth of coaching experience and has worked with Canada’s top men’s and women’s beach volleyball teams including Olympians Ben Saxton, Chaim Schalk, Josh Binstock and FISU World Champions Megan and Nicole McNamara. He is currently the head coach of the junior girls team at West Point Grey Academy in Vancouver and he is also representing Canada as an international beach volleyball referee referee with a goal of representing Canada at the 2024 Olympics in Paris.
Brian enjoys passing on his love for volleyball to kids and has coached numerous school volleyball programs over the past 20 years. He co-founded SMASH Volleyball in 2018 with the goal to give more kids the opportunity to enjoy the game that he loves so much.
Co-Founder / Technical Director
Darrin grew up in the gym watching his dad coach volleyball from a young age. This early involvement grew into a lifelong passion. As a player Darrin competed for BC’s provincial team and won a championship with the Capilano University Blues
Since moving on to coach he is now the UBCO men’s volleyball assistant coach, Darrin has been involved with several other universities as well as Team BC for several years & spent time with our Women’s National Team. Darrin has a Masters degree from UBC in Coaching Science. He’s previously worked as a strength coach with a variety of top athletes in different sports.