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Benefits of Sand/Beach Training:

Sand/Beach Volleyball Training is unlike any other volleyball training.  Whether or not you or your child plans to play beach doubles, sand training will help refine a player's skills at a much greater pace.  Sand training helps to develop the overall volleyball athlete and not just the positional player.  Players will learn and understand all aspects of the game, therefore increasing their volleyball IQ of the game.  Sand Volleyball trained athletes should expect to refine their muscle memory and explosion as well as visual stimulation that occurs with reading both hitters and servers.  This translates to the player’s indoor game by quickening their reaction times and a better understanding of hitter’s placements for increased defensive positioning.  Additionally, Sand Volleyball Training helps with the player’s agility, footwork, increases their vertical jump and refines the athlete’s ball control.

About Outdoor Beach/Sand Volleyball Training:

The Excell Sports Club Volleyball program strives to provide the greatest club experience for the individualized athlete.  Our club training is group centered, yet focused on helping the individual athlete reach their fullest potential and goals through positive coaching, exposure to tough competition and fundamental training.  Our Outdoor Club Volleyball programs brings a new and progressive training experience with practice and training on sand and grass courts. 

Who Should Athletes use for lessons in Beach/Sand Training?

As the benefits of sand training work to better the athlete's indoor game, the sand game and the indoor game of volleyball are coached (and played) differently.  To maximize the athlete's time, skill, and sessions, players should look for a coach that understands, and has a history with, both indoor volleyball and sand volleyball.  

The 2020 Summer Sand Volleyball sessions will be coached by Club Owner/Director Shane LeCroy.  Coach Shane LeCroy has an extensive background and knowledge of both volleyball games:

  • Owner and Director, Shane LeCroy began Excell Sports in 2004.  Before founding his company, Shane played on the Pro Am Beach Volleyball Tour from 1996 – 2004 where he:
  • Ranked 62 on the EEVB Tour
  • Played in 8 AVP Qualifying Tournaments – Highest ranking was 23rd
  • Played in 1 BVA Tournament
  • Played in 3 FIVB Qualifying Tournaments
  • 2010 - 2016:  Varsity Volleyball Head Coach at Christ Church Episcopal School.  
  • 1999 - 2009:  Varsity Volleyball Head Coach at Greenville High School from 1999-2009 where he:
  • Coached team to first winning volleyball season in school’s history with a record of 25 wins in 2000
  • Reached second round of school playoffs in school history
  • Regional Champions in 2004, 2005 and 2006
  • Was honored as South Carolina Volleyball Coach of the Year, 2004, 2005 and 2006
  • Coached Volleyball in the North/South All Star Game, 2007
  • In winter of 2015, Shane and Excell Sports partnered with Volley America to host and run beach and grass volleyball tournaments along the East Coast in an effort to continue the growth of the outdoor volleyball game.
  • For 2016, Shane was named the Director of Outdoor Volleyball for the Palmetto Region of Club Volleyball
  • In 2019, Excell Sports pioneered and launched the first Junior Beach Travel Team for our area.

Beach/Sand Training Information (2020)

Session 1 for 14/Under ~ SESSION 1 (14/Under) dates will be released as soon as we have court permits from the City.  Currently, due to COVID-19 virus, we are unable to obtain permits and rentals.  Please email us to be put on the interest waitlist. 

  • Dates:  TBD 
  • Day of the Week:  Tuesdays
  • Times:  5PM - 7PM
  • Location:   Legacy Park on Verdae Boulevard (Hollingsworth Community) in Greenville
  • Cost:  $385

Session 1 for 14/OverSESSION 1 (14/Over) dates will be released as soon as we have court permits from the City.  Currently, due to the COVID-19 virus, we are unable to obtain permits and rentals.    Please email us to be put on the interest waitlist (14 year olds participating in this program MUST have a great level of volleyball experience.) 

  • Dates:  TBD
  • Day of the Week:  Thursdays
  • Times:  5PM - 7PM
  • Location:   Legacy Park on Verdae Boulevard (Hollingsworth Community) in Greenville
  • Cost:  $385

This registration link will go live as soon as we have permission for use of sand courts. The delay is due to COVID-19. Please check back frequently for additional information.

Excell Sports is proud to partner with AVP America for Junior Beach training. Please use this link to renew or obtain your AVP America membership.

2020 Summer Beach/Sand Training

Registration for 2020 Summer Sand Training will open as soon as the health concerns due to COVID-19 are no longer an issue. 

Registration will close when all available slots have been filled.

All participants must have an AVP America membership which is $20.  Players will receive an AVP America T-Shirt.  Players will NOT need a Palmetto Region membership.  Select AVP America photo link to obtain or renew membership and to learn more about the benefits of being an AVP America member. 


If you wish to mail your player's registration in, in lieu of online registration, you may do so.  Please download both forms below, complete, and return with payment of $385 made payable to Excell Sports to:

Excell Sports, LLC

304 Yorkshire Drive

Greenville, SC 29615

**Forms and payments will be held until registration formally opens.

Sponsored by City of Greenville

City of Greenville

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Excell Sports is proud to partner with the City of Greenville for our 2019 Summer Outdoor Volleyball Sand Training sessions. To learn more about Greenville's  City Parks & Recs, visit them by clicking on the associated link. 

Questions? Contact:

Shane LeCroy

Owner/Director of Excell Sports

Phone: (864) 787 - 5968

Stephanie LeCroy

Owner/Administrator/Registration Help

Phone: 864-630-6221