Meet Our Coaches

Meet Our Triad Directors & Coaches

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    Scott Castevens

     Club Director, Head Coach
    • USAV Beach Impact Certified
    • USAV Impact Certified

    Scott has over 15 years experience playing beach and 4 years coaching experience with Piedmont Volleyball Club indoor program.  He founded Beach South Volleyball Club (previously PVC Beach) after being approached by a number of players wanting to learn the beach game. He has coached with Misty May and Kerri Walsh and had opportunities to train and play with Olympic Beach Volleyball athletes over the years. Scott continues to compete at a very high level and is regarded as one of the top beach players in NC. To reach Scott on 60+ degree days, look for the nearest sand court.

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    Kevin Troup

    Assistant Club Director, Head Coach
    • USAV Beach Impact Certified
    • USAV Impact Certified

    Kevin started playing volleyball on the beaches of South Florida.  Kevin has 20+ years experience playing beach volleyball. He’s coached at every level: College, High School, Middle School, and 5 seasons at the JO level. Kevin is the Co-Director of Champion Volleyball Club in Winston Salem, NC. He is going into his 5th year with Beach South Volleyball Club. Kevin is currently the Head Volleyball Coach at Salem College where he hopes to establish a Beach Volleyball Program in the future. He has an incredible wife, Jennie and two amazing daughters, Samantha (13) and Mikayla (10). Though Kevin still enjoys the competitive tournament atmosphere, his family and coaching come first. But don’t be surprised if you see Kevin in board shorts ready for action.

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    Kalliope Castevens

    — Head Coach, Beach Developmental
    • Beach Impact Certified

    Kelly grew up in Ontario, Canada where she played for the Hamilton Seekers.  She moved to Florida for school and ended up playing at Webber International University. She worked with Florida Region USA Volleyball as well. Kelly has been playing beach volleyball for over 7 years, and is going into her 3rd year with Beach South Volleyball Club. Kelly is entering her 3rd season as the Varsity Head Coach at Wesleyan Academy.

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    Bradley Tharington

    — Coach, Year Round Program
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    Meredith Rosenberger

    — Coach, Year Round Program
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    Jody Lee Petty

    — Coach, Year Round Program

    Jody was one of the best players on the east coast in his playing days, winning over 60 Open Tournaments and taking 13th a few times on the AVP tour. Excited to see Jody working with the next generation of players.

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    Caley Redden

    — Coach, Year Round

    Caley played her collegiate ball as an Outside Hitter at UNC-Greensboro.  Her beach volleyball career began shortly after graduation.  Caley has over 5 years of beach experience and still plays and trains with some of the top female volleyball players on the east coast.  Caley is arguably the best Female Beach Player in the state of NC.

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    Sarah Schermahorn

    — Head Coach, Year Round

    Sarah played her in college for Elon University. Upon graduation she played overseas for Brondy in Copenhagen (was best middle for the league). She competed for 2 years at PAVVB in Aix en Provence France. Coached 1 season at Piedmont Indoor Club. Sarah also coached a men’s team in Denmark. Sarah has been training at Beach South as well over the past year and has emerged as one of the top female players in North Carolina.  She has also broken into the pro circuit and has won several pro events this past season.  This is Sarah’s 2nd season with Beach South Volleyball Club.

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    Molly Goins:

    — Coach, Beach Developmental

    Molly (Barlow) Goins was born and raised in Arizona. She have two sisters and one brother. She was recruited to play volleyball at High Point University for four years as an outside Hitter and DS/Libero. While there she completed a Masters in Education with a concentration in STEM. She now teaches Third Grade at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School, and coaches both middle school volleyball teams, boys soccer, and girls soccer. Molly competed in several beach tournaments during the 2015 beach season. Molly recently completed her first season with Beach South Volleyball.

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    Dan Bozart

    — Coach, Beach Developmental

    Coach Bozart “Bo” is very familiar with athletics and coaching. He is the Athletic Director at Caldwell Academy where he also is the Head Coach of multiple sports including Volleyball. Coach Bo completed his 1st season with Beach South Volleyball Club.

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    Mike Green

    — Coach, Beach Developmental
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    John Meeks

    — Strength and Conditioning Coach
    • Level 1 Certified CrossFit Instructor
    • PlyoCity Speed & Agility Coach

    John is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach, CrossFit Endurance Coach, and CrossFit Kettlebell Certified Trainer. His true passion is working with athletes of all ages to reach their goals. He has helped over 50 athletes get athletic scholarships, with many of those playing Division 1. He has been a Strength and Conditioning coach for Volleyball Vacations and Ultimate Sports Vacations and currently works with multiple clubs and teams in providing the best possible training for their sport.

Meet Our Lynchburg Directors & Coaches

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    Rachel Willis

    —  Director, Head Coach
    • USAV Beach Impact Certified
    • USAV Impact Certified

    Rachel Willis has played volleyball for over 15 years, and came to Lynchburg, Virginia, from Riverside, CA, to play for Liberty University. Since then she has coached indoor for local clubs and served for seven years as an assistant at Randolph College. She is starting her third year coaching club beach volleyball at Liberty U, where she has overseen several 1st place tournament finishes as well as 3rd place finishes at NCSVA Nationals in Santa Monica, CA.

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    Kaleb Van de Perre

    — Assistant Director, Head Coach

    Kaleb Van de Perre is a recent addition to the local volleyball scene, hailing originally from Michigan before moving to Lynchburg, VA. While in graduate school at Liberty, Kaleb played two years of collegiate beach volleyball, earning several tournament wins as well as success in multiple VolleyAmerica Open events. He has trained with Olympian Eric Fonoimoana and finished his collegiate career with a third place finish at NCSVA Nationals in Santa Monica, CA, losing in the semifinals to a duo from UCLA.

Meet Our Charlotte Director & Coaches

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    — Director, Head Coach
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    Kelly Wood

    — Head Coach

Meet the Raleigh Director and Coaches

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    Kelly Wood

    — Head Coach Year Round Program and BDP
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    Sam Blue Sr

    — Strength & Conditioning Coach

    Sam is CFT certified with ISSA & CPR/AED certified with an AED located on site. He is also a member and certified through the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association). Sam trains countless high school standouts from many states, Division I, II, III Athletes as well as Athletes at the Professional Level. Coach Sam and his wife, Derema currently have 1 son, Sam Blue Jr, a local Raleigh Standout who currently attends North Carolina A&T on a football scholarship. They reside in Raleigh, NC. Triangle Vertimax Website