Episode #28: Head Coach Kristina Hernandez Shares Her Coaching Expertise in Beach Volleyball
Dominate the Court this Season!
Bring your volleyball game and get ready to be inspired by Coach Kristina Hernandez as she shares her top beach volleyball power tips and tactics. She teaches her players how to be a competitor, how to win and how to keep it fun. Make your beach volleyball more effective by checking this out!
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01:20 - Introduction
11:03 - Game-Changing Rules
40:43 - Strategy In Partnership
51:49 - Serve Location Tactics
1:09:21 - Kristina's Advice for Coaches and Players
1:20:50 - Better at Beach Announcement
Head Coach Mark Burik has been coaching sports for 16 years and has over a decade of playing and coaching experience in volleyball. Burik has been a mainstay on the AVP Tour and also competes regularly on the FIVB World Tour. Recognized as one of the top beach volleyball players in the country, he has numerous championships under his belt and has won the legendary Pottstown Rumble three times. He has been a part of the Gold Medal Squared staff, which promotes a system of teaching designed by national team coaches.
Brandon started playing volleyball in Chester, Virginia when he was 16 years old for his high school volleyball team. As a senior, Brandon was named Virginia State Player of the Year and has been a coach for more than 10 years. He found success in the National Volleyball League as high as third and also took home the “Most Improved” award in 2016.
Hernandez is married to Jonathan Adams and they have a daughter, Paloma, and a son, Sawyer. A five-time ASUN Conference champion, a four-time ASUN Coach of the Year, and the third winningest beach volleyball coach in NCAA history, Kristina Hernandez is in her ninth season as head coach at Stetson University. In 2021, Stetson compiled seven victories against Top 20 opponents and earned the No. 1 seed for the ASUN Championship. Ana Costa and Carly Perales were named ASUN Pair of the Year and won a record four ASUN Pair of the Week awards.
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Stetson University Beach Volleyball https://gohatters.com/sports/womens-beach-volleyball
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