Join us in welcoming Erik Peterson to our DaKine Ohana! Coach Erik has been coaching collegiately for 16 years. His experience started at Oklahoma, brought him to University of Florida, to working with the 2004 Women’s Olympic Team prepare for the Olympics in Athens. After Athens Coach Erik went on to assistant coach at UCF and then took a beach head coaching position at TCU and then moved on to St. Leo in a Head Coach of their indoor and outdoor squads.

On the club side of things Coach Erik has coached two teams to AAU National Championships and has two USAV Top 5 Open Finishes!

Coach Erik has had extensive experience in training outside hitters and defensive specialists and he himself set an NCAA record for Career Digs with 1,103!

With extensive experience both on the indoor side of things and on the beach side of volleyball Erik is the perfect addition to our coaching squad!

Be sure to welcome Coach Erik in person when you see him!

Career Highlights:

Apprentice Coach with 2004 Olympic team that competed in Athens

16 year College Coach – 4 Head Coach (Recruiting Coordinator at Oklahoma)

1 NCAA Championship Match (2003 Florida Gators)

6 NCAA Tournament Appearances

  • 7 NCAA All Americans

Club Level:

2 AAU National Championships

2 USAV Top 5 Open Finishes

USA Beach HP U19 Lead Coach 2017

Coached with USA Beach HP since 2008 (Inaugural year)

2019 Team Florida Beach HP Head Coach (3 Golds out of 5 teams from Florida)