Team WAVE Coaches 2012/2013

Marcio Sicoli
Marcio Sicoli – Olympic Coach to Gold Medalist Misty & Kerri, Asst. indoor coach at Pepperdine, Asst. Beach Coach Pepperdine, creator of iDrills.
Jose Loiola
Jose Loiola – Voted Best Player of the Decade in the 90’s, King of the Beach 1997, played in the Olympics for Brazil in 2000, 55 victories in his career, 1999 Beach Volleyball World Championships & 2001 Silver medal, two Manhattan Open wins, Impact Certified with USAV & coach of the girls 17u & 19u boys with USAV International Travel Teams.
Rico Guimaraes
Rico Guimaraes – Over 15 years coaching. CAP III International Coaching credential, Impact Certified with USAV. Asst. Coach for the Dutch National Women’s Team, USAV coach at Chula Vista Olympic Training Center.
Sydney Donahue
Sydney Donahue – Sydney has a long history with volleyball. She attended Mira Costa High School and received a full scholarship to Arizona State University. At ASU she started for all 4 years as a libero. She left ASU with 2 NCAA records and continues to be the All-Time Dig Leader for the PAC-12.
Lars Hazen
Lars Hazen – A Manhattan Beach native and accomplished player. 23 years of coaching experience ranging from
professionals to 8yr olds. 24 yr veteran beach referee for the AVP, WPVA, USAV, AAUV, NVL, King of the Beach,
& Jose Cuervo.


Girls Volleyball Club Tryouts 2012/2013 Season

Team WAVE Coaches

Marcio Sicoli-Olympic Coach/Asst. Beach & Indoor Coach Pepperdine

Jose Loiola-AVP-MVP in the 90’s, 55 career victories, Player of the Decade in the 90’s

Sydney Donahue- All-Time Dig Leader for the PAC-12

Lars Hazen-23 years coaching experience

Lisa Griffiths-20 years playing, “AAA” with CBVA

All tryouts for the girls will be held at Team WAVE’s home:  AdventurePlex 1701 Marine Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266  

Sat 10/6            12u                10AM-12PM  

Sun 10/7          14/15/16         10AM-12PM

Mon 10/8         14/15/16           4PM-6PM

Tue 10/9          12u                    4PM-6PM

Wed 10/10      14/15/16            4PM-6PM

Mon  10/15       12u                   4PM-6PM

Tue    10/16     14/15/16            4PM-6PM

1.  No deposits may be accepted at tryouts under any circumstances.  We will however  be making offers and we can accept your verbal commitment.

2.  Each player/parent/guardian will sign a letter of commitment

3.  The letter of commitment may not be signed prior to 4:00PM on Thursday, October 18th 2012.  We recommend that all signed commitment letter along with your deposit be hand delivered and made payable to Team WAVE: 620 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266  In order to secure your spot, I recommend that you text me the morning of the 18th or call to advise that you will be securing your spot at 4:00PM later in the day.

To reserve your tryout time please call the Club Director Daron Forbes at 310-547-7486 or go online at www.wearevolleyballelite and go to registration to get signed up now.

Thank You to Bani Bands/Headbands

A BIG Thank You goes out to Renee at Bani Bands for donating headbands for the 21st Annual Ware of the Roses Beach Volleyball Tournament.  Beach Cities Ski Club will be donating a portion of the proceeds to Team WAVE for the Jimmy Forbes Volleyball Scholarship.

To sign up vist

Team WAVE will host the youth and adult/youth division.  Other divisions will include unrated through “AAA” for adults.

If you would like to make a donation to the Silent Auction please contact Daron Forbes.

Proceeds raised at this event will help benefit young boy(s)/girls(s) for the 2012-2013 club volleyball season.

For team headbands visit:   The official headband for Team WAVE.

Boys Volleyball Club Tryouts

Team WAVE Coaches

 Rico Guimaraes
Jose Loiola
Errol Basconcillo
Tyler Sompa
Daron Forbes

Thursday the 13th of September are boys tryouts at West Torrance.

We have a lot of boys already signed up.  If you are interested in

trying out for any of our teams please go online and pre-register.


Boys 13/14, 15/16, and 17/18 tryouts will be held:

When:  Sept. 13,18,20,25,27 (Tue/Thur) Boy Ages 13 to 18 

Where:West Torrance High School: 20401 Victor St, Torr. 90503

Time:  7PM-9PM

Cost: $25 Pre-register online by visiting our web under registration

We anticipate having three teams at West Torrance High School.

One 14u Boys Team coached by Rico GUIMARAES

One 15/16’s Boys Team coached by Errol Basconcillo and Tyler Sompa

One 17/18’s Boys Team coached by Rico Guimaraes.  Conditioning coach Jose Loiola

Roaming Coaches for the three boys teams that will be located at West Torrance High School will be:

Jose Loiola/Roaming Boys Coach

Daron Forbes/Club Director

Jeff Inana/Roaming Boys Coach

The Team WAVE GIRLS developmental team is forming now for ages 8-12. 1701 Marine Ave, Manhattan Beach. No tryouts are necessary. Sign up now for the development team. Other key info:

*Practice will be Tues and Thurs, 5PM- 6:30PM starting in January through June

*Location: AdventurePlex 1701 Marine Ave.,MB

*Guaranteed four in-house scrimmages


The SCVA has established strict guidelines this year.  The first day we can accept your signed commitment letter along with your deposit is September 19th, 2012, 4:00PM.  We can NOT accept any postdated checks.  On September 19th, 2012 at 4:00PM deposits and signed contracts can be hand delivered to Team WAVE:

620 Manhattan Ave

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

By hand delivering your singed contract and deposit, this will secure your spot on Team WAVE.

We know this is a stressful time and we hope at Team WAVE, we do our part to make this process as easy as possible.  One key factor is honesty.  If you give us a verbal commitment and later decide not to accept your spot, we ask that you call Daron Forbes as soon as possible so we can give your spot to the next person on the wait list.

Good luck to each and every player and we hope that you all have a great Club season, no matter where you play.  Play hard, play often and grow the sport.

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Welcome to We Are Volleyball Elite (Team WAVE)!

Predicated on the core values of athletics: Honesty & Integrity, Accountability & Responsibility, Respect & Compassion, and Commitment & Hard Work; We Are Volleyball Elite will open life opportunities for the youth of the Greater Los Angeles area.

We Are Volleyball Elite is a youth volleyball program for kids of all ages in Southern California. W.A.V.E. is committed to providing players with quality coaching in a positive and edifying manner.

W.A.V.E. emphasizes that players be students first and athletes second. The player’s personal welfare is our highest priority. W.A.V.E. commits to developing our players to reach the highest level of maturity in athletics, academics, and interpersonal skills.