Coaches

Mike Minier

Founder, Director, and coach at Doheny Beach Volleyball Club. Mike played both basketball and volleyball in college. As a Senior at UCI, Mike played opposite and middle blocker for the volleyball team that was ranked in the top 10 nationally. From there, Mike enjoyed a 6 year career on the AVP pro beach volleyball tour where he competed against players such as Karch Kiraly and Sinjin Smith. Mike has been a Social Science teacher and coach at Capistrano Valley High School since 1996. Mike brings over 30 years of playing and coaching experience both on the beach and indoor to the club.  


Indoor Player Highlights:

 Chapman University (1987-1989) 

 Most valuable player 2 years 

 All Conference 2 years

 University of California Irvine (1989-1990) 

Team Captain and MVP Honorable mention  All Conference   


Beach Player Highlights: 

 AVP Tour (1992-1998) 

1st place-Cuervo Regional (Hermosa Beach) 

1st place-Laguna Beach Open  

2nd place-AVP Qualifier Tour Championships (Orlando, Florida) 

3rd place-Cuervo Nationals (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) 

Over 30 top 20 finishes (AVP Tour)   


Coaching Highlights 

Capo Valley High school Boys Volleyball Coach (1996-2000)

San Clemente Volleyball Camp Owner and Director (2007-2017) 

Tstreet Volleyball Club Coach (2008-2017)

First Place at Volleyball Festival, Gold Medal 15U (2017)

CBVA Doheny beach tournament director (2012-present)

949 Volleyball Club 16 1’s head coach (present)    

Morgan Byers

Director and owner of Doheny Beach Volleyball Club.  Morgan grew up on Doheny State Beach his entire life.  From surfing, summer camps to beach volleyball.  Morgan has been the director of the annual Doheny beach volleyball camp and Doheny CBVA tournaments for the past 20 years.  Morgan has also been an avid "AAA" ranked beach player in California.


Coaching Experience

1997 - 2005: Head coach at Saddleback Valley VBC

2005 - 2011: Owner/Director Velocity VBC

2008 - 2011: Head Varsity Girls Coach San Juan Hills HS

2012 - 2015: Head coach WAVE VBC beach and indoor teams

1997- Present: CBVA Tournament Director, Doheny State Beach

1997- Present: Director, Annual Doheny State Beach volleyball camp

2016 - Present: Head Coach and Director of Club Lite at San Clemente VBC


Doheny State Beach CBVA Tournament

Coach Doug Mauro