Our Management

GREGOR SALVIN
General Manager & Head Coach Maroubra

Gregor Salvin is the heart of beachvolleyball.com.au - he lives and breathes volleyball. As a passsionate indoor volleyball player, having played indoor in the Sydney League and Australian Volleyball League, he turned his focus to beach volleyball and took over the Sydney Beach Volleyball School to make the most of the Australian lifestyle on the beaches of Sydney.

Gregor took ownership in 2013, since then he has made big changes and grown beachvolleyball.com.au to make it more accessible across the Sydney region. 

Orginally from Scotland and now an honorary Australian this funny talented beach volleyball player is the person that does all the hard work on and off the sand to keep you on the sand, involved in this great sport.

 

 

MICHAELA VORLOVA (MISA)
Venue Manager & Head Coach Manly

Michaela is everything and much more in her position as the manager of the Manly Beach, Northern Beaches Location. Her life and passion is beach volleyball and she is forever doing what she can to ensure that her coaches, staff and players are happy.

Creating good vibes and atmosphere  to the Manly location, she has brought her influence of being a top defensive Czech beach volleyball player into the beach volleyball community. This has been  through beachvolleyball.com.au and as a top competitor in Manly  and on the national and internationally. Throughout her career she has received top results internationally on the FIVB World Tour and in Australia.

It is Michaela that you will most likely be in contact with if you are keen to get on the sand at Manly.  Her hope is that you will love beach volleyball as much as her and her fellow coaches do. Ask her for defensive tips, she is 'The Master'.

 

SARAH RICHTER
Venue Manager & Head Coach Maroubra

Sarah is the heart and the brain at Maroubra. Her talents and her "German efficiency" gave her the manager position assisting Gregor with building a close community, that is special for those that are on the sandy shores of Maroubra.

Sarah's experience as a beach volleyball player on state and national tour level gives her the edge when it comes to coaching. Her eye for the game is very tactical and thought out, which influences her coaching style as well as her long experience as a German indoor and beach volleyball player. So if you are keen on hitting the sand with us in the South, Sarah is your contact person number one!

Ask her about pokey shots and always giving 100%!

 

 

OUR COACHES

RADIM MOKROHAJSKY
Head Coach Manly

Radim is the multi talented Czech Super Whiz Guy with an intense backgroud in football from his homeland Czech.  He has a passion for beach volleyball as much as he can throw himself around the beach volleyball court. His teaching skills and experience as a sports teacher are very valuable to beachvolleyball.com.au. Radim competes in beach volleyball at Manly and around Australia and shows his students that training to improve their beach volleyball game pays off.

Radim is a coach at Manly and works hard to keep his students learning while also helping behind the scenes so that the Manly and Northern Beaches location is the ultimate hot spot for beach volleyball in Australia.

 

 

ALICE & HANNAH ROHKAMPER
Head Coach in Manly

Alice is a World Junior Champion and as a professional in her peak spent many years competing  on the FIVB World Tour, Australian and Asian Tour as well as competing on National tours around the world. Alice has represented the Australian national team in both beach volleyball and indoor volleyball.Her cool, calm and collected demeanour and her unbelievable ability to make the sport look easy is impressive. Alice likes coaching all levels and is the nicest person on the beach.

Together with her sister Hannah - who is currently abroad - she started playing at a very young age as Manly local. Both having played at an international level they have a world of experience between them and have been working for the Sydney Beach Volleyball School since the very beginning. Fun fact: They sometimes compete together as a team.

Ask her for tips on defense, hitting hard and jump serving.....oh and how to train your 6th sense!


 

BECCHARA PALMER
Head Coach in Manly

If you don’t know the name Becchara Palmer, do you even play beach volleyball?! Becchara competed on the world circuit, Australian National Tour and was a full time athlete for many years on the Australian National Team. She has a long list of achievements with a highlight of representing Australia at the London 2012 Olympics!

Recently moving from Adelaide to the Northern Beaches she brings lots of experience from her years of intense training and is very excited to share her knowledge with you all at the beach volleyball school. Becchara is a powerhouse player with big hits and amazing ball control, she is also really friendly so don’t be afraid to ask her some questions.

She has many tips and tricks to help you achieve your goals and is very willing to share them with you.

 

 

LUCIA MICHALOVICOVA (LUCY)
Head Coach Manly

Lucy brings her own mastery from her beach volleyball career into her coaching. Determined for her students to be the best they can, Lucy's approach to coaching is a serious one.  She likes to motivate her students with both well planned sessions that will include some inspiration from her own trainings and her education as a personal trainer. Lucia originally from Slovakia is making the most of her life on the beaches of Australia. After representing Slovakia in the national teams, she teamed up with Misa Vorlova to be a top competitor on the Australian Beach Volleyball Tour. Always bringing back good results to show her students.

Ask Lucy about timing, pokies and being an all round athlete in all areas of your life!

 

 

MARTINE GRANT
Head Coach Manly

Martine is a very experienced player and has been part of Sydney Beach Volleyball from the Beginning. She is very well travelled and has played beach volleyball on many beaches all over the world. Her love for beach volleyball has always been evident and strong since she has came onto the scene in Manly during the 90's. Her whole family can play beach volleyball and are sports lovers through and through. Martine is a coach that is determined to push her players so there is never a dull moment in this Aussie, Swiss French coaches sessions.

Ask her about what makes a good player and how to keep your body in shape for all seasons!

 

 

 

DAVID RALPHS (KING DAVID)
Head Coach Manly

David is our most stoked guy on the beach. He is a very experienced player and has been playing since the Sydney Beach Volleyball began. His repetoire goes deep and he has an amazing eye for reading the game and possibly the best 'Cut Shot' around.

At every opportunity King Dave will make beach volleyball the most fun and enjoyable thing in the world for his students. His enthusiasm and fun banter is infectious and spreads through his classes. And if you are lucky he may even join you in a match.

Ask him about attack shots (cutties) and reading the game!