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Coach Billy Allen, a man of many talents

Coach Billy Allen, a man of many talents

We are very lucky to have AVP pro player, Billy Allen at MBsand as one of our coaches. Those who have trained with him, know that he is a skilled and caring coach and those who have seen him play, know that he is a talented athlete that is regarded as one the top...

Colby Bennett commits to USC

Colby Bennett commits to USC

Colby is an all around athlete and well -rounded teen who is humble, hard working and kind. She played tennis, soccer and basketball before she even knew beach volleyball existed. She started playing beach volleyball when she was ten years old. At home she speaks...

Karmin Brown commits to Saint Marys College

Karmin Brown commits to Saint Marys College

Karmin is a thoughtful, natural athlete who loves fashion and music. She played seven years of competitive soccer before giving it up to focus on volleyball and over the last two years, beach volleyball. She is a part of the Nordstrom's ambassador program and has...

Cela Chamness commits to Boise State

Cela Chamness commits to Boise State

Cela’s story is one of determination and sacrifice. Cela is a HS Junior and lives in Sacramento, yet she has been training at MBsand for the lat 18 months, flying in twice a month. She compliments her MBsand training with games and workouts at Precision Sand Club and...

Mizuno Beach MBsand Merger

Mizuno Beach MBsand Merger

I'm really excited to announce this addition to MBsand Volleyball Club. Matt and Joy Fuerbringer, Mizuno owners are long time friends. My own daughters played indoor at Mizuno and this merger feels like inviting family over. MBsand will greatly benefit from adding...

2018 New Year Goals!!

2018 New Year Goals!!

2018….it’s time to reflect on my New Year Goals!! GOAL FOR IT: My goal is to grow MBsand Volleyball club. Much more needs to be done to empower my players with the confidence they get from improving and learning life lessons on the court. WORK IT: Building a new...

MBsand and Dodd Volleyball School in the news

MBsand and Dodd Volleyball School in the news

Despite the constant change of popular trends and health kicks, three things remain definite in the South Bay: Sunday brunch, surfing and all things volleyball. With Manhattan Beach as the “Wimbledon of beach volleyball,” there is no doubt that the sport has heavily...

MBsands sweeps podium at USA Nationals

MBsands sweeps podium at USA Nationals

MBSand Shines at USA Junior Beach Championships, MBsand players get recognized on USAVB Magazine.  With Kelly Belardi (Gold 15U), Jessica Smith- Savannah Standage (Silver 15U) and Simone Gibson (Bronze 15U),  MBSand's young players are not only building great...

Co-Ed Training

Co-Ed Training

MBsand is now CO-ED, Boys 16U are welcome! Boys joined MBsand  summer 2016. Boys bring speed, strength and good energy to practice. The girls enjoy winning rallies against them. MBsand practices year round. During the school year practices are on Mondays, Fridays and...

2015 FIVB World Tour Finals

2015 FIVB World Tour Finals

Daniele Lupo (left) and Paolo Nicolai (second from right) of Italy being interviewed with coach Mike Dodd (second from left) by Phil Collin. FT. LAUDERDALE SWATCH BEACH VOLLEYBALL FIVB WORLD TOUR FINALS | 29 SEPTEMBER – 4 OCTOBER 2015 Fort Lauderdale, Fla., September...

Pan American Games 2015

Pan American Games 2015

BY CORINNE CALABRO | JULY 04, 2015, 6:44 P.M. (ET) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Four beach athletes will represent the USA at the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada from July 13-21. Miles Evans (UC Santa Barbara, 2012), Ian Satterfield (Long Beach State, 2014), Betsi...