Elite Beach Tryouts- Sun, November 6 at 9am & 11am

DaKine’s Travel Elite Beach Warriors will be comprised of three squads: Open & two Club teams. The Open Squad will consist of 10 athletes, with an assigned Head & Assistant Coach. The Elite Open Squad will practice three times a week for 2.5 hours each practice. They will train together, travel together and compete together.

Elite Warriors will be moving to three practices a week for the month of May and twice a week in competition season, June through mid-July (BVCA Club Championships). All practices will begin with a dynamic warm up, followed by 45 minutes of ball control and technique training. The following 45 minutes are focused on strategic drills, using game like situations. The remainder of practices will be structured queen of the court scrimmaging, followed by 20 minutes of cardio & strength training. Practice plans will be customized and developed by each training group’s head coach and Club Director Chris Hannemann.

Our practices are designed to feed and fuel the complete athlete, lending from the Hawaiian tradition of the Lokahi Triangle. Lokahi means unity & agreement, and the triangle refers to achieving harmony- mentally, physically & spiritually. We’ll be including mental training exercises to encourage focus and  help with visualization. DaKine athletes are leaders- they never follow; we’ve set the standard in hand setting on the beach, across the nation, and we intend to lead our athletes to success, both off and on the sand.

The Elite Open Warriors will participate in the BVCA Club Challenge Series, the gold standard in junior tournament competition. The BVCA Club Challenges are organized in the same format as the collegiate competitions, preparing DaKine Ohana to transfer seamlessly into top collegiate programs.

*Please note: If you are not selected to any of the Elite Teams (Open or Club), you can still develop your skills and grow your game this off season on one of our advanced regional teams.

Practice Schedule

Tuesdays & Thursdays 7-9:30pm
& Sundays 12-2:30pm

Travel Tournament Schedule

DaKine is hosting a 3×3 BVCA Club Challenge in Honolulu, from November 25-27.

January 28-29, 2023

Manhattan Beach hosted by VB Mecca

5v5 format

February 11-12, 2023

Coronado Beach hosted by 692 West

5v5 format

March 11-12, 2023

Atlanta hosted by Rally

3v3 format

May 13-14, 2023

Huntington Beach hosted by Spiker Beach

5v5 format

DaKine will be hosting a BVCA Club Challenge with the open division on Alki Beach in West Seattle and the Club Division at DaKine Volleyball Club in University Place, Tacoma. May 27-29, 2023.

*OPTIONAL: June 10-11, 2023

Huntington Beach hosted by Spiker Beach

Pairs Event

AVP America National Championship, July TBD in Hermosa Beach California

BVCA Club Challenge Championships & Pairs Event: July TBD Hermosa Beach California

National Beach Organizations