UPDATE: The safety and well being of our athletes, spectators, and staff is always our top priority. With restrictions in place, we will continue training, but it will be in a limited capacity to ensure proper social distancing guidelines for all the athletes. For more information and resources, please visit our COVID-19 page.

AJV Sand trains year round and we are excited to offer south practices during the summer, fall, and spring seasons! Our main 13 week program runs in the summer, we offer a 10 week program in the fall, a 6 week program in the winter, and a 10 week club training program in the spring. Athletes can train once or twice a week (Spring- four and Summer-6 times a week,) while competing in a variety of tournaments locally and around Texas. Tryouts/Evaluations occur for the Summer Club Program, but not for Fall, Winter, or Spring Programs. You do not need a partner, but can tryout or sign up with one.

Training will be offered both North (ASC Sand Complex) and South (Aussies Beach Grill) for summer, fall, and spring to accommodate every athlete. We welcome all male and female athletes, as well as all AJV indoor and non AJV athletes to compete with AJV Sand. Emphasis on individual and team ball control, as well as strength and conditioning will be included.

Training will be led by AVP and FIVB beach professional Ashley Ivy. Ashley began her career at Stanford University where she won a NCAA national championship. After much success at the indoor level she transitioned to the beach to find herself competing on the USA Beach National Team. We are excited for her to be running the sand program at Austin Juniors as sand continues to grow as a NCAA scholarship sport.



Sand Tournaments: (USAV Members Ages 10-18)

August Sand Training: August 3rd- 27th (Ages 11- 18)

Fall Sand Club Training: August 31st- November 16th (USAV Members Ages 10-18)

Fall Sand Level I Training: September 29th- September 5th (Ages 6-12)

Thanksgiving Sand Clinics: November 23rd- 24th (Ages 10-18)

Winter Sand Club Training: November- December (USAV Members Ages 11-18)

Winter Sand Level I Training: November- December (Ages 6-11)

January Sand Individual Training Series: January 5th- 28th (Ages 11-18)

Spring Sand Club Training: February- April  (USAV Members 10- 18)

Spring Sand Level III Training: February- April (Ages 11-14)

Spring Sand Level II Training: February- April (Ages 9-12)

Spring Sand Level I Training: March- April (Ages 6-11)

Spring Break Sand Clinics: March (Ages 10-18)

Summer Sand Club Training: May- July (USAV Members Ages 10-18)

Summer Sand Level I Training: June- July (Ages 6-12)


List of NCAA Collegiate Sand Programs & Scholarships


Looking for a partner for tournaments? Sign up on the sub list today! https://austinsportscenter.bracketpal.com/subs


Age Definitions for the 2020- 2021 Season:

  • 18U Born on or after July 1, 2002
  • 16U Born on or after July 1, 2004
  • 14U Born on or after July 1, 2006
  • 12U Born on or after July 1, 2008


Please contact sand@austinsportscenter.com with any questions.

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