Beach Volleyball Programs

Available Location(s): Granite Street

Carolina Juniors Volleyball Beach has turned over all beach training to the experts at Beach South, their seven seasons of running a beach volleyball club, have produced many D1 college commitments, with more to come. Beach South has formed a strong program with input from several major universities in the southeast, which makes them a hotbed for recruiting. Please note that all programs they offer will be registered through their website.

Beach South Volleyball is based out of the Triad with locations in Greensboro, High Point, Lynchburg and NOW Charlotte! Beach South focuses on beach volleyball training and was started in 2012 by Scott Castevens who has15+ years experience playing beach and 6+ years coaching and managing Beach South Volleyball. Scott and his team will be working with CJV (and other clubs) to help develop seasonal and year-round beach training programs for girls and boys in the Charlotte area wanting to learn, play and excel at Beach Volleyball. We invite you to visit the website for other beach volleyball resources, testimonials, tournaments and other information. 


Beach South Developmental Program
Beach South Year-Round Program
College Commitments

Beach South Developmental Program

Our Beach Developmental Program is designed as a beginner/intermediate program for girls and boys who have never played beach volleyball before or are looking to improve their current skills. The Beach Developmental Program is also for the indoor player looking to use beach training to better their indoor skill set.

Divisions: We will break practices out by Age Group. Each age group will have divisions based on ability/experience. By grouping players together in ability based divisions our coaching staff is able to provide ability specific training and accelerate the overall learning curve.

Structure: Our full program will run from April through July and give the most complete training experience. To offer greater flexibility we have divided the full program into monthly sessions. Players can register for one, two, or three months depending on their training availability and specific goals.

Requirements: A willingness and desire to learn the beach game and the ability to have fun doing so. This is not your picnic volleyball program. We will focus primarily on learning and developing skill sets on specific days and more time playing on other days.

Playing Partner: You DO NOT need to have a playing partner to join our program. Playing with different people is part of learning the game. Our practices will give you plenty of experience pairing up with someone you may not know well, and if you don't have a partner come tournament time we can offer suggestions to help you.

Practice Times and Location: Beach Development practices will be held at the Sports Connection / CJV Granite Street location. Players will be able to select their 2 preferred Practice Times at the time of registering. Since the Beach Courts are located at the same location as CJV's 9 Indoor Volleyball Courts, we will plan to move the practices indoors if the weather is bad and there is available court space.

Coaches: Beach South has assembled a staff of talented and successful beach volleyball coaches. These coaches (which are current or former accomplished beach players) are qualified local beach coaches for the Charlotte area. Visit Beach South's Meet The Coaches.

Ages / Grades Level Practice Days Practice Times  Location Register
All Ages All Skills Mondays & Wednesdays* 6:30-8:00* Granite Street
* Depending on skill level, could have additional practice days available

 The Beach Developmental Program fees are: $200 for a 1 month (30 day) membership. $350 for a 2 month (60 day) membership. $450 for a 3 month (90 day) membership (Best Value). Payment is due at the time of registration. (Note: You can register NOW for future month(s) and indicate on the registration form when you would like your membership to actually start. Our system will default to the next 30, 60 or 90 days from the day you register.)

The Beach Developmental Program Fee Includes: 1-2 Organized Practice/Training Sessions per week and Discounted or Free access to Sand Courts during Open Courts and other times the Sand Courts are available. Each registered player will also receive a club membership package that includes a Beach South tee-shirt, Beach South tournament jersey, Beach South water bottle, and Beach South sticker.

Beach South Year-Round Beach Program

The Year-Round Programs are designed for the athlete who prefers Beach Volleyball to indoor volleyball and is committed to taking his/her beach game to the next level;  whether that is competing in a higher level in tournaments, having a goal of becoming a collegiate sand volleyball player, possibly playing at the pro level, or even an Olympian.

This program is designed, but not exclusively, for players who have played in a beach tournament prior, who are dedicated athletes who understand the tough training program and willing to dedicate themselves to a higher level of commitment. Players should be able to set (bump or hand), know the fundamentals of jump serving, able to place shots/put the ball away, able to block effectively or accurately, consistently dig balls to target and be hungry for the win.

The Year-Round Program is offered November - June. More information will be available on the Charlotte 2018/19 season by August 1, 2018. We encourage you to visit the current Beach South Year-Round Program for the Triad area for an idea of what we are trying to create in Charlotte.

Tournaments, Mini-Tournaments, Beach Series

There are numerous Beach, Sand & Grass Tournaments in Charlotte and around the Carolinas that players can choose to enter. The Beach South Website is a great resource to view all the beach tournaments being hosted at their 10 beach courts in Greensboro.

The Beach Program Coaches will also keep all players informed of the upcoming tournaments and suggest the ones that may be best suited for their skills and work with each team to help prepare for tournament play.

"Lady Grayhounds" Beach Volleyball Training

Carolina Juniors Volleyball has partnered with the Lady Grayhounds to bring a taste of the South to the North. "Come train with some of the best players in town by some of the best Coaches around!" Ages 8-18, divided by skill level, not age! Any questions please don't hesitate to call Coach Ray.

Training Sessions are on Sundays (starting April 8, 2018) from 8:00-10:00 AM. The sessions will be held at Blythe Landing (Lake Norman) 15901 NC Highway 73 Huntersville, NC 28078. Sessions are $30 each for a training program LIKE NO OTHER!  You will be introduced to: a unique Volleyball specific conditioning experience (first 30 minutes), an intense all skill training regimen (45 minutes), ending with competitive games to your skill level (35-45 minutes)!"  Each week you will have access to 4 courts, learning rules and fundamentals of 2's, 3's, 4's or 6's with the opportunity to enter and compete in local tournaments. There are no tryouts, no contracts or commitment so pay as you go.  To join, download the GroupMe App on your phone and accept invitation to group, called, 'Sand Volleyball'. Click here to join GroupMe:  

For more information, please contact Coach Ray Gray - Grayhounds Owner/Head Coach at or (202) 903-3088.

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