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About SPF

SPF Beach is proud to serve the youth athletics community of the Sacramento, Placer, & Folsom areas. We are dedicated to provide the highest-quality coaching to any and all athletes who are dedicated and motivated to enhancing and improving their levels of performance.

Our coaching roster is filled with highly-skilled and passionate coaches as well as numerous current and graduated collegiate & professional competitors. Each one of our coaches brings a unique and personalized style that streamlined SPF's climb to numerous podium finishes in our 1st season in 2019 throughout all of our age divisions.

SPF Beach is open to all athletes. Whether you are an indoor player seeking to utilize beach volleyball as a way to enhance your indoor game, or if you are a specialized beach player with the goal of competing at the collegiate or professional levels.

Competition

This is where competition goes.

Community

Community

SPF Beach is open to all athletes. Whether you are just beginning in your beach volleyball journey, an indoor player seeking to utilize beach volleyball as a way to enhance your indoor game, or if you are a specialized beach player with the goal of competing at the collegiate or professional levels.

Coaches

James "JD" Hayes

JD has coached volleyball for over 15 years. In 2015, Coach JD started one of the first organized sand volleyball clubs in Placer County. His actions pioneered in a wave of many others looking to join in. In 2016, he started the sand volleyball program at SynergyForce where he stayed until after its 2nd season in 2017. In 2018, JD started the NCVC sand volleyball program with Coach Eric. This program accumulated over 35 podium finishes and 5 qualifying teams in its first year.

In 2019, JD started SPF Beach with the mission to provide athletes throughout Sacramento, Placer, & Folsom with the highest-quality, beach-specific coaching that possesses decades of knowledge and experience at the most elite levels of competition from NCAA-D1 to professional AVP.


Eric Fuchino

Coach Eric brings a very decorative career to the SPF team, both athletically and in coaching. Eric competed as a NCAA-D1 athlete at the University of Hawaii & the University of the Pacific before graduating with his degree in Kinesiology & Rehabilitation Sciences. Post-graduation, Eric continued competing at the professional levels in both indoor and beach volleyball. He was named Head Coach of the Northern California men's professional indoor team in 2015.

Eric has coached girls' club volleyball in Northern California for years, both indoor and sand. In his first indoor season as a head coach, his 13's team qualified for a Nationals bid. In his first season coaching sand volleyball, the program earned over 35 podium finishes and qualified 5 teams.


Paul Lourick

Coach Paul is a former AVP Professional Athlete of 17 years. He has competed in some of the sport's top events up and down the west coast: Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, and Huntington Beach. Throughout his athletic career, Paul has trained with some of the Nation's most elite athletes like Olympic gold-medalist Misty May-Treanor, top-ranked AVP player Ed Ratledge, and even Kerri Walsh. Paul still gets invited to AVP events today.

Since moving to Northern California, Paul has trained numerous high school beach players. Some of which have gone on to collegiate careers such as Mikayla Tucker (University of Hawaii), Carly Wallace (University of Oregon), and Madison Shields (Pepperdine University).


Carly Wallace

Madison Shields

MacKenzie Harrison

Meghan Merlino

McKenna Setterlund

Kapri Pelle

Haley Davis

Abby Marjama

Kaitlin Meyer

Contact Us

We are always excited to hear from our volleyball community!

Shoot us a message or give us a call/text at (916) 800-2496, and we will reply back to you as soon as possible.