Project Serve welcomes AVP Player/Coach Derek Olson (University of California Berkeley) & Player Angela Bensend (AVP Professional) on December 8-9 2017!

Angela Bensend Player Information

  • Height: 6’1″
  • Birthdate: July 23, 1989
  • Hometown: Plano, TX
  • College: LSU

Best Finish

  • AVP: 2nd (3 times)
  • International: 41st (2 times)
  • Overall: 2nd (3 times)
  • Played exclusively on the AVP Tour in 2017, finishing on the podium in three of eight tournaments
  • Earned bronze at NORCECA Punta Cana with Urango, her first personal international medal
  • Took second in the 2016 AVP Tour opener in New Orleans and followed with second in Huntington Beach, with Urango

Angela “Benny” Bensend was an outside hitter at LSU, where she played in all but six matches in her career. She was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team and as a senior to the All-SEC First Team.

Derek Olson Player Information

  • Height: 6’1″
  • Birthdate: March 30, 1984
  • Hometown: San Diego, CA
  • College: Oregon

Best Finish

  • NVL: 1st (Hermosa 2013)
  • AVP: 5th (3 times)
  • International: 2nd (2 times)
  • Overall: 1st (1 times)
  • Played exclusively on the AVP Tour since 2014
  • Earned silver on the Norceca Tour and finished 5th in an FIVB event
  • Just became Asst. Coach at Cal Berkeley

SCHEDULE DETAILS:

Friday: Adult Drop-In for Queens and Kings

5:00pm-8:00pm: Informal warm up, Intros, Side Out Games

8:30pm: Dinner out at The Domain

Cost: $25/person

Saturday: Clinic

9:30am: Check in

10:00am: Start Time

10:00-1:00pm: Drills and Skills Training  (Focus: Serve Receive, Serving & Setting)

1:00-1:30:  Lunch Break

1:30-4:30pm: Drills and Skills Training (Focus: Hitting & Blocking)

AGES: For adults and high-level juniors (15 and Up)

DEREK OLSON CLINIC – CAL BERKELEY ASST. BEACH

Derek Olson has been an active competitor on the AVP tour since 2008 and a part-time participant on the FIVB Tour since 2013. He comes to Berkeley from the Coast Volleyball Club in San Diego, where he served as beach director.

Olson has competed in 41 career events on the AVP tour and 14 with the FIVB. He’s also represented the United States in nine NORCECA events internationally.

Derek joined the Cal Bears beach volleyball coaching staff in September, and will bring a wealth of information to Project Serve for this clinic.  He is excited to embark on new relationships with Texas’ beach talent!

DEREK OLSON CLINIC DETAILS:

  • Dec. 10, 2017
  • 11am – 3pm: Skills Clinic
  • Cost: $85.00
  • Project Serve at Domain
  • 11100 Alterra Pkwy, Austin TX. 78758
  • Open to all ages and skill levels
  • 40 Kids Max

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