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National Sand Program
The CSV National Sand Program is the premier training and competitive experience for athletes who are serious about improving and competing in the sand.
Players in the CSV National Program will train with a specific partner all summer on Friday's from 9:00a - 11:00am at Four Lakes in Lisle. This time frame is designed for our best athletes to work in small groups with our national coaches. They will have the opportunity to train alongside current AVP players, coaches, and indoor professional players.
The goal of the program is to have the best players in Illinois compete on the national platform. To accomplish this we have booked our flights, hotels and cars for our coaching staff at the following events:
June 9th - Montrose Beach, IL - USA Beach National Qualifier
July 19th - 21st (U12 & U16) - Siesta Key, FL - USA Beach National Championship
July 22nd - 24th (U14 & U18) - Siesta Key, FL - USA Beach National Championship
July 24th - 26th - Hermosa Beach, CA - AVP First National Championship
July 30th - August 1st - Manhattan Beach, CA - USA A1 National Championship
August 4th - 5th - Montrose Beach, IL - Boys Midwest Championship
August 18th - 19th - AVP First National Club Championship (Girls Only)
Upon signing up all nationals team athletes must indicate to the best of their ability, the events they plan on attending. This helps us gauge how many coaches we will send to each event. We will work to have between one and four coaches at all travel events.
How do I join?
Click here to sign up today!
Do I need a designated partner?
Yes! The National Program is designed so that you are working with a specific partner throughout the entirety of the program. This continuity is critical in order to build synergy and teamwork with you partner. Don't know who to play with? Contact us, and we can try to find you a match!
When is the National Program?
Our optional pre-season training will begin as soon as the weather starts getting nicer!
The regular season will launch on June 7, 2018 and we will conclude on August 6th after the Boys Midwest Championship. The non-traditional national season will begin July 11th and conclude on August 6th.
Click here to view our full program schedules.
How much does it cost?
$250. This cost includes the following:
- Extra Friday practice with AVP professionals, collegiate players and top coaches.
- Adidas competition top
- One or more CSV coach present Florida & California event
- Recorded video at every event.
- Full summer team and individual stats workup.
What division should I register for?
The age definitions are as follows:
- You are U12 if you are born on or after September 1st, 2005.
- You are U14 if you are born on or after September 1st, 2003.
- You are U16 if you are born on or after September 1st, 2001.
- You are U18 if you are born on or after September 1st, 1999, OR;
- you are born on or after September 1st, 1998 AND were a high school student in the 12th grade during some point in the academic year.
Attendance, what happens when we are on vacation/camp/work/and more?
Attendance is much more critical for those who are committing to the Youth National Training Program. We understand and will work with individual circumstances, but we highly encourage players to miss as few events as possible. Being successful in competition is the primary goal of this program, and time spent with your partner on the court is critical to accomplishing this goal. Please take this level of commitment seriously when considering signing up for our National Training Program.