Fortitude Beach Coaches - Tim McHale & Bryan Carvalho


Training Dates:

Summer Session: May - June - July

MONDAYs & Wednesdays (Calendar Below)

At North Valley | 6:00PM-7:30PM

7 training nights each month

Will not train: May 1st, May 6th, June 26th, July 3rd, July 5th, July 8th, July 10th, and July 12th



$850 ELITE TRAINING TEAM (28) - Includes all Friday morning sessions offered in the summer only.


$40 - DROP IN* (1) - Pick a single date to check out a MONDAY OR WEDNESDAY practice. 

$105 PUNCH CARDS* (3) -  Pick and choose what nights to attend. Limited availability and must sign up for individual dates. Punch cards will expire at the end of July. Only good for Monday or Wednesday nights.

$225 MONTHLY (7) - Covers all training Monday and Wednesday dates in a single month. Does not roll over from month to month. (May, June, OR July)

$650 FULL SESSION (21) - Covers all Monday & Wednesday training dates released. (May-July)


$45 - FRIDAY DROP IN* (1) - Pick a single date to check out a FRIDAY morning practice. 

$120 FRIDAY PUNCH CARDS* (3) -  Pick and choose what morning to attend. Limited availability and must sign up for individual dates. Punch cards will expire at the end of July. Only good for Friday mornings.

$250 FRIDAYS (7) - Covers all Friday mornings (May-July)

*Coaches DO NOT attend tournaments with drop in or punch card players.


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.


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. 

Tournament Opportunities:

Let us know if you are planning on playing in any tournaments at 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. 

AZ Region Beach

Volleyball Life

The Sand Club

National Beach Tour

Scottsdale BeachFest

AAU Beach

CBVA (California)

AVP First

AVP Next


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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

North Valley

27201 N Black Canyon Hwy

Phoenix, AZ 85085


Victory Lane

22603 N 43rd Ave 

Glendale, AZ 85310


Rio Vista

8866 W Thunderbird Rd

Peoria, AZ 85381


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