Advanced Beach Education Track and Programming
The Beach Volleyball Coaching Experience – presented by Marcio Sicoli and iDrills
One of the brightest minds in beach volleyball, Marcio Sicoli, will share his expertise with coaches at the 2017 AVCA Convention. Sicoli served as the USA beach volleyball coach at back-to-back Olympic Games, winning the gold medal in 2012 and the bronze medal in 2016. He is currently the assistant coach at Pepperdine University.
At the AVCA Convention beach coaches will have the opportunity to receive high performance beach volleyball training featuring advanced techniques and tactics. Through 7 hours on the beach court and 3 hours in the classroom coaches will learn and experience practices battle proven by several medal-winning Olympians. Sicoli will share insight into coaching methodology for the college game and how to mindfully shift between coaching at the college level and the professional level. This experience is geared toward the advanced beach volleyball coach working with elite beach players. Some participation is encouraged, but not required.
A Pre-Convention/Full or Full convention registration package is required to attend the entire course. Coaches registered for the Weekend registration package will not be admitted to the first 5 hours of training. No other special designation is required when registering. The course training is cumulative with material from successive sessions building on previous learning. A certificate of completion will be available to those attending all sessions of the seminar.
The course schedule is as follows:
Elevate Your Skills with High Performance Beach Volleyball Coaching
Thursday, Dec. 14: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. CT – Kansas City Convention Center Beach Court
Beach Volleyball Ratings: Analyzing Your Beach Athlete’s Physical Characteristics Before and After Training
Thursday, Dec. 14: 2:30 – 3:30 CT – Kansas City Convention Center Beach Court
Developing Technical Practices to Refine the Fundamentals of Your Elite Beach Athlete – Part 1
Thursday, Dec. 14: 3:45 – 4:45 CT– Kansas City Convention Center Beach Court
Knowing Yourself and Knowing your Players: Scouting All Phases of the Game
Friday, Dec. 15: 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. CT – Kansas City Convention Center, Rm 2503AB
Developing Technical Practices to Refine the Fundamentals of Your Elite Beach Athlete – Part 2
Friday, Dec. 15: 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. CT– Kansas City Convention Center Beach Court
Creating Tactical Practices to Enhance your Athlete’s Beach Volleyball IQ – Part 1
Friday, Dec. 15: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. CT – Kansas City Convention Center Beach Court
Creating Tactical Practices to Enhance your Athlete’s Beach Volleyball IQ – Part 2
Saturday, Dec. 16: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. CT – Kansas City Convention Center Beach Court
It’s Game Time: How to Get the Most Out of Your Elite Beach Player During the Match
Saturday, Dec. 16: 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. CT – Kansas City Convention Center Beach Court
Bringing It All Together: Final Thoughts on High Performance Beach Volleyball Coaching
Saturday, Dec. 16: 11:30 – 12:30 p.m. CT – Kansas City Convention Center Rm 2503AB