TAV Houston Beach Volleyball
2021 Spring Beach Volleyball Program
The TAV Houston Beach program is specifically designed to cater to all types of volleyball players: Players only interested in indoor, indoor players that are interested in beach and also players that have decided to pursue playing beach in College - the fastest growing NCAA sport in the country. Beach volleyball is a great way to improve stability and strengthen core muscle groups that not only improve speed and your vertical but also help with injury prevention.
All practices will be energetic, highly focused on game play and extremely rewarding. Players will learn the rules of beach as well as strategies that will help players be successful.
Can't commit and want to drop-in??
We offer drop-in rates for those who aren't able to commit to a full or half session of beach training. Drop-In space is limited!! Players can walk up register for $45 per practice date.
TAV Houston Beach Coaching Staff
Coach Tara Jenkins
Over 12 years of playing experience and competing in indoor club volleyball. 5 years of beach volleyball experience. Won GJNC in 2011. Qualified for nationals every year except for two. Third at Beach Nationals in 2011. MVP setter for the District in high school. All-Star Tournament MVP 2015. Recruited as a setter to play D1 indoor and beach volleyball at University of Louisiana Monroe. Competed in the Sunbelt conference for four years indoor and two years of beach volleyball. Coached beach and developmental programs at TAV Houston for the past 4 years. Coached 14 Black last year with Luis and 13 Black this year with Bill Jenkins.
NextLevel Club Beach
NextLevel Club Beach is designed for the series beach volleyball player and will be offered in three different sessions: 1) Strength, Conditioning & Development (Sept-Dec), 2) Pre-season Prep (Jan-Apr) and 3) Tourney Season (May-Aug). Practice sessions will have no more than three total teams (6 players) for every one coach. Practices will be energetic, highly focused on game play and extremely rewarding. Coaches will also travel to sand tournaments. TAV will set the schedules and cover the direct costs included with the local tournaments. In addition to this, there will be open court time for this group so the players can get some extra work in if so desired. All coaches will be highly trained with significant beach experience.
TAV Beach Training Series
This program is great for any type of volleyball player: the indoor only player, the beach only player or the hybrid indoor/ beach player. This program is an introductory program for players that may be interested in beach, or for indoor players that want a fun way to decrease their risk of sports injury and increase their verticals for the indoor season. There will be coaches at a 1:8 coach to player ratio running drills and facilitating a practice plan.
TAV Beach A
An introductory program for players that have little, to no experience with beach volleyball. Any player over the age of nine is encouraged to participate. We will focus on the fundamental skills required to play beach volleyball. This program will be extremely fun and a great way to introduce your child to beach volleyball.
TAV Beach AA
AA is for players that have at least one year of previous experience on the beach, or at least three years of indoor experience. AA players will go through reinforcement of necessary fundamentals of beach volleyball while the staff introduces drills that promote tournament play. Practices will be high energy, fun and will educate players on rules & regulations of USAV Beach.
TAV Beach AAA
AAA is for players that have at least three years of previous experience on the beach, or at least four years of indoor experience. AAA players will spend half of their practices on game-play drills and fundamentals and the second half competing against other players in the session.