In the spring of 2018, Davie County High School made Beach Volleyball a club sport. The explosive popularity of the fastest growing collegiate sport was evident when a total of 38 students participated on the team, both male and female. During the team’s first year, Andrew Hilton and Aiden McCartney were the 2019 Boys Triad Conference Champions and Ali Angel and Aimee Loj were the 2019 Girls Triad Conference Champions. Andrew Hilton and Nick Azar went on to win the state championship!
Seeing the desire of students to have a space to practice, play games, and host tournaments, the Davie Athletic Booster Club began the process of building courts on Davie High’s campus. They plan to open the courts in the fall of 2019 with a grand opening tournament that will benefit Breast Cancer research.
With three all-inclusive, sand volleyball courts located on the grounds of Davie County High School, individuals of all ability levels will have a safe and inclusive place to play and receive adequate instruction in the growing sport of Beach Volleyball. This facility will contain professional grade level material and equipment that will be an attractive location for club training and competitions.Several weeks during the summer months, Davie County High School will offer the facility to host Beach Volleyball clinics to K-8 grade students. With over 8,000 kids enrolled in Davie County Schools, there is a definite need for modified or non-traditional sports.