Traci Weamer

Traci Weamer

Director / Master Coach

Traci was a three-time first team All-American in indoor volleyball at Concordia University, Irvine (2006-09) where she graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies and a minor in History. She was named the Female Student-Athlete of the Year in her final season at CU Irvine in 2009. Weamer began her college career at Cal State San Bernardino (2005-06) where she garnered NCAA Division II Freshman of the Year accolades.

Following a successful collegiate career, Weamer began playing beach volleyball in 2010 competing in the National Volleyball League (NVL), the Jose Cuervo Pro Series and the AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals). In 2012, she became the youngest female player to qualify for the AVP Championship in Santa Barbara, Calif., and recorded her best finish on tour in 2014 with a fifth place showing in Salt Lake City, Utah. Weamer made her pro beach debut on the AVP Tour in 2010 at Huntington Beach with playing partner Tanya White.

Weamer has also competed internationally as a member of the USA Beach Volleyball team since 2012. She has tallied seven medal stand finishes including two gold medal finishes in St. Lucia (2012) and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (2015). Other medal finishes include earning silver at Grand Cayman, Cayman Island (2015), Antigua, Guatemala (2014), Trinidad & Tobago (2012) and Chiapas, Mexico (2012). She also captured a bronze medal in San Jose, Costa Rica in 2013.

A native of Upland, Calif., Weamer began her coaching career as an undergraduate assistant at Concordia University Irvine in 2010. She then spent four seasons as a coach for the Tstreet Indoor Volleyball Club team in Irvine coaching all ages ranging from U-12, U-14, U-15, U-16 and U-17. Weamer led the U-14 Open division to a silver medal finish in 2011. She then served a one-year stint (2014-15) coaching club beach volleyball in Huntington Beach with the Bear Coast Beach Volleyball Club.

In 2016 she served as a volunteer assistant coach, under Florida State University head coach and 2016 AVCA Coach of the Year, Brooke Niles.  While at FSU, she helped guide the Seminoles to a runner-up finish in the Inaugural NCAA Beach Volleyball championships and a #2 season-end ranking, while producing 2 NCAA All-American players.  Alongside her FSU coaching duties, she also served as the Director and Master Coach for the FSU Jr’s beach volleyball club.  

Weamer’s coaching experience also extends to the AVPFirst, where she serves as a community outreach coordinator.   When she’s not coaching, Weamer also writes a blog for the AVPFirst and was a contributing writer for the blog ‘The Unwritten Rules, featured on the AVP website.  Following the 2016 beach season at Florida State.

           

 

Sarah Day

Sarah Day

Master Coach

Day played indoor volleyball at Cal State Fullerton 2007-2009 before transitioning to the sand.  She started playing in AVP qualifiers in 2009 and first qualified in her home town, Huntington Beach.  Day represented the USA in a number of international competitions including the NORCECA and FIVB World Tour.  She was consistently ranked in the top 24 players during her AVP career, reaching two career best, fifth place finishes.

Day began her coaching career in 2007 at Golden West VBC under Jason Dillard.  At GW she coached a variety of age groups: 14’s, 16’s, and 17’s all of which attended Junior Olympics and the Reno Festival tournaments.  Day also coached a season at Surf City VBC for the 17’s and 18’s age groups before deciding to predominately play and coach beach volleyball.  Since qualifying on the AVP Tour in 2009, she has given local players private lessons and has run small groups to prepare them for the summer tournament season. In 2016 Day coached at Bear Coast Beach Club, while pregnant with her daughter, Piper.

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