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June 20, 2017 civiccouch0

Smackfest started in 1994 at 15th St in Manhattan Beach with only 50 participants … and has grown into the Largest Coed 4’s Tournament on the West Coast. It’s a perfect mix of volleyball, sand, sun, fun, and friends which truly embodies the So Cal lifestyle. Besides great volleyball action, they have top DJ’s, sponsor village with tons of great deals and freebies, as well as the Sharkeez/FIN fashion show. And don’t forget about the Pro Division featuring some of the best players in the world!!
This years event took place in Hermosa Beach.  Video Produced by Civic Couch with support from Manhattan Beach Toyota. 



December 21, 2016 civiccouch0

Civic Couch teamed up with USA Volleyball to shoot an experimental virtual reality 360 video teaming Beach Volleyball gold medalist Phil Dalhausser, Eric Fonoimoana with upcoming players Emily Stockman and Caitlin Ledoux.  This is the “behind the scenes” video from that shoot.  The virtual reality version will be available soon.



November 30, 2016 civiccouch0

On November 19th, 2017 the USA Volleyball junior beach tour hit Hermosa Beach. Divisions were broken down by age, 18 and under, 16 and under, 14 and under and finally 12 and under.
The USA Volleyball junior beach tour travels across the county.  Visit their WEBSITE for more information. 
The video was produced by Civic Couch and presented by our sponsor, Manhattan Beach Toyota.


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November 23, 2015 civiccouch0

The Fifth Annual CBVA Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held on Friday November 20th at the Hermosa Beach Community Center.

Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame inductees included Ricci Luyties, Lisa Arce Zimmerman, Nancy Cohen Fredgant and Jon Hastings. Andy Fishburn, from the Hall of Fame class of 2003 was also recognized.  Sean Rosenthal and Misty May Treanor handed out awards to the CBVA’s top ranked players from each rating class and the CBVA Cal Cup Youth State Champions.

all photos bt Brad Jacobson  brad@civiccouch.com

Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame Inductee Nancy Cohen
Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame Inductee Nancy Cohen
Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame Inductee Jon Hastings
Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame Inductee Jon Hastings
Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame Inductee Lisa Arce Zimmerman
Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame Inductee Lisa Arce Zimmerman
Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame Inductee Andy Fishburn
Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame Inductee Andy Fishburn
Misty May Treanor and Sean Rosenthal
Misty May Treanor and Sean Rosenthal

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Misty May Treanor and Sean Rosenthal with one of the CBVA's top ranked players
Misty May Treanor and Sean Rosenthal with one of the CBVA’s top ranked players
Misty May Treanor and Sean Rosenthal handing out awards
Misty May Treanor and Sean Rosenthal handing out awards
Misty May Treanor and Sean Rosenthal with award winners
Misty May Treanor and Sean Rosenthal with award winners
Misty May Treanor introducing Nancy Cohen
Misty May Treanor introducing Nancy Cohen
Misty May Treanor handing out medals.
Misty May Treanor handing out medals.

 


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December 3, 2014 civiccouch0

CBVA Beach Volleyball Hall Of Fame inducted three new members at the Hermosa Beach Community Center.  Bob Clem, Barbra Fontana and Jose Loiola were inducted as the newest members of the Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame. The CBVA also honored volleyball legend Larry Rundle.  Current AVP stars Kerri Walsh Jennings and Sean Rosenthal handed out the NCAA top player and youth awards to todays up and comers, including 2014 NCAA Beach Volleyball Champions Sara Hughes and Kirby Burnham, the CBVA’s top ranked players from each rating class and the CBVA Cal Cup Youth State Champions.