Registration Now Open for Training Dates in September and October


ABOUT FORTITUDE BEACH

Fortitude Beach is now offered year-round! Training is lead by Tim McHale, who has accumulated 16 state titles! Coach McHale has a true passion for the game and we are thrilled to provide the opportunity for players to train with and learn from one of the top coaches in the state. He is also joined by an amazing coaching staff, including coaches from Ottawa University, high school beach coach & a former D1 Beach player from Grand Canyon University. 

Age Groups: 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U. Partners are not required for training.

We understand many will be participating in school indoor programs and encourage that! We are there for those who want to continue training both indoor and beach or for the exclusive beach athlete.

Training sessions are designed to teach athletes the beginning and intermediate skill sets and principals in order to play the beach game. Cost does not include entry in the tournaments, any league memberships, or travel.

2018 HIGHLIGHTS:

Fortitude Beach teams had over 45 podium finishes including tournaments in Utah, Nevada, California & Arizona. 

SIX Fortitude Beach athletes qualified for AAU West Coast Junior Olympics hosted in Santa Monica, CA 

ONE Fortitude Beach player qualified for the AVP First Championship in Hermosa, CA. 


Training Dates:

Monday Nights | September & October

October 29th @ Rio Vista Community Park

Drop - In $40

Winter Session

At Victory Lanes 5:00PM-6:30PM

November 5th, 14th, 19th, 28th

December 3rd, 5th, 10th, 17th

Costs: 

Drop in (1 night): $40

Punch Card (3 nights): $105

Full Session (8 nights): $225

TRAINING OPTIONS: 

DROP IN - Pick a single date to check out a practice. 

PUNCH CARDS -  Pick and choose what nights to attend. Limited availability and must sign up for individual dates. First come, first served. Punch cards do not roll over between sessions. *Coaches DO NOT attend tournaments with punch card players

FULL SESSION  - Covers all training dates released

ELITE TRAINING TEAM - Offered in the summer only. Athletes will prepare for National Championship Events. Individual player tryouts are required and spots are limited.  *Athletes already qualified for AAU, AVP, or USAV Championships are eligible for pre-selection.


In-State Tournament Opportunities:

*FULL CALENDAR BELOW*

Let us know if you are planning on playing in any tournaments at fortitudebeach@gmail.com. Coaches will also attend Southern California tournaments based on teams attending. We need a minimum of two weeks notice to schedule coach travel and board, additional cost for travel may apply. 

The Sand Club

OTHER TOURNAMENTS:

AZ Jr. Beach Program @ VICTORY LANES 

Program is open to both boys and girls. 

Cost is $15/player.

Date                                                  Time

 Saturday, Nov. 3rd                  12 & U -     5:00pm (Registration @ 4:30pm)

                                               13 – 18’s –   5:30pm (Registration @ 5:00pm)

   

 Saturday, Dec 1st                   12 & U -    10:00am (Registration @ 9:30am)

                                               13 – 18’s –  10:30am (Registration @ 10:00am)

 

  Saturday, Dec. 29th               12 & U -    10:00am (Registration @ 9:30am)

                                               13 – 18’s –  10:30am (Registration @ 10:00am)

 

TEAM USA National Beach Tour:

COMING SOON

HP Selection Camps:

COMING SOON

Out-of-State Tournament Dates:

COMING SOON


TOURNAMENT REGISTRATIONS

Let us know if you are planning on playing in any tournaments: fortitudebeach@gmail.com

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AZ Region Tournaments

http://www.azregionvolleyball.org/beach/index.html

Mesquite Beach Registrations

http://thesandclubacademy.com/youth-sand-tournaments/

CBVA Tournaments

In order to participate in CVBA tournaments in CA, you will need to sign up through CVBA for a membership as well as sign up individually for each tournament at a cost of $60/tournament ($30 per player)

AVPNext/ AVPFirst Tournaments

In order to participate in AVPNext or AVPFirst tournaments, players will need to sign up through AVPNext & AVPFirst to obtain membership as well as sign up individually for each tournament at a cost of $60-$100 per team per tournament, depending on age and registration date.

http://avp.com

AAU Beach

http://aaubeach.org

Congratulations!!!

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Stephanie Goldstein and Sophia Notaro secured the first bid to J.O.s  AAU Qualifier on Jan. 20th. They battled to a 2nd place finish in a 24 team field on a cold rainy day at the Gene Autry Complex in Mesa, AZ. 

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Samantha Baer and Siena Volmer secured their bid to J.O.s by winning the AAU qualifier on a sunny day against a 10 team field at the Beach Volleyball Stadium at Grand Canyon University.

Sidney Baer and Tanah Wright from our 12UA team took first place and qualified for Nationals in Las Vegas, Navada.


Training Location

Victory Lane

22603 N 43rd Ave 

Glendale, AZ 85310

 

Rio Vista

8866 W Thunderbird Rd

Peoria, AZ 85381

 

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