Dr Scott Stover
Scott began playing volleyball in high school and played at Texas Tech University as a middle blocker. He transferred to the University of North Texas where he played as an outside hitter and was the captain of the team in 1998 when UNT won the Southwest Conference. Scott began playing beach volleyball in college and went on to play professionally on various regional and national tours, including the AVP qualifier tour where he was ranked for 12 years. He was sponsored by Powerbar, Oakley, and Third Degree Sportswear.
Scott has coached for 30 years at every level from high school, to club, to division one college programs at SMU and TWU. He has been coaching beach volleyball for 16 years at 692 and was chosen to be one of three coaches to go to Russia in 2010 with the USA Beach program. He was selected to be a speaker at the American Volleyball Coaches Association in 2015. Scott has developed many of the top beach juniors players in the country over the last sixteen years. He has coached 16 teams to national championships and had dozens of players selected to train at the US Olympic Training Center.
Scott continues to train and play competitively. He is the National Director of 692 which he formed in 2004.
Dr Dar Griffeth
Dar began playing volleyball in college and played at the University of Texas at San Antonio and the University of California San Diego as an outside hitter. He played for 4 years with the US Navy volleyball team and for 2 years as an international player in Japan from 95-97. He has been an All-American twice in his volleyball career. Dar started playing beach volleyball in 90 and has been playing on the AVP qualifier and other national tours for over 15 years. He qualified for his first AVP event in 1992 in San Antonio and has qualified for several events over the years.
Dar has been coaching indoor volleyball at the high school and club level for many years and continues to train and play competitively both indoor and on the beach. This is Dar’s 14th year to coach at 692 and he currently is a chiropractor who travels the country teaching seminars in sports injury and extremity adjusting.
Dr Billy Carmack
Billy has been playing and coaching volleyball for 25 years. After completing his basketball career at the University of North Texas where he received a Masters Degree in Sports Psychology, Billy followed his dream of playing professional beach volleyball and moved to South Florida to compete on various East Coast pro circuits for several years. Upon returning to the Dallas area to attend chiropractic school, he coached with 692 Beach in our second season and has been with us for 14 years. He has coached both indoor and beach volleyball at multiple levels and been involved with several championship teams and individuals. Billy is the owner of Carmack Chiropractic and Sports Therapy, specializing in the treatment of sports related injuries.
Chuck began playing volleyball in college and played for the University of North Texas where he led the team in assists in 1991. Chuck began playing beach volleyball professionally during college and was one of the top players in Texas as well as an AVP ranked player sponsored by Sideout Sportswear from 1988-1993.
Chuck got into coaching 8 years ago with 692 and has been coaching full time for the last 6 years. His passion and enthusiasm have made him a pillar of our program. Chuck is also an indoor coach with Extreme Volleyball.
Ed began playing volleyball as a junior in California. He played in high school for the SIMI Valley High School boy’s team and was on the first team All-CIF in 89-91. Ed went on to play at Cal State Northridge and was on the US Olympic Festival North Team in 94. He was a gold medalist at the USA Men’s Open Nationals from 99-2001. Ed began playing beach volleyball in high school and played professionally on the CBVA and other tours from 94-2002
Ed has been coaching for 14 years and has coached several teams to national championships during his time as a coach for the Southern California Volleyball Club. Ed was an assistant coach at Cal State Northridge and worked several camps for Marv Dunphy between 2000-2005. Ed is currently a club coach at Attack Volleyball and is in his 8th year as a year-round coach for 692 .
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Mauro has been coaching at the professional and Olympic level since 1987, training volleyball players on four continents. He coached the professional team Sadia Esporte Clube to three Brazilian Championships, three South American Championships, and a World Championship from 1987-1991. He coached the Esporte Clube Banespa from 1996-2005 and led them to a to a Brazilian Championship. He coached the Minas Tenis Clube to a Brazilian Championship and a Belgium Golden Championship from 2006-2009. Mauro was the coach of the Brazilian National team in 1990, the Puerto Rican National Team in 2011, and the Qatar National Team in 2012. He has also worked extensively with juniors players throughout his career.
Mauro came to the USA in 2014 with his family to work with juniors players and now brings his incredible coaching experience to 692, where he will be coaching year-round. Mauro also coaches indoor at Attack Volleyball.
Ulric is a two-time Olympic Beach Volleyball coach from Sweden. Ulric was the Swedish Beach Volleyball National Team Head Coach for 10 years. In addition to two Olympic Games, he has coached in three World Championships, six European Championships, and over a hundred FIVB World Tour events. He has coached on numerous national tours like Banco do Brasil, Coop Beach Tour in Switzerland, and the Swedish Beach Tour, as well as in the Junior World Championships and the Junior European Championships. As a professional beach volleyball coach, Ulric has traveled the world working with top AVP players and coaches. Ulric joins 692 for the 2017 Summer Season.
Ali began playing volleyball as a child in Iran and came to the USA in 1978. He has played indoor and beach competitively since then and was one of the highest ranked beach players in Texas for over two decades. Ali played on the AVP when it first came to Dallas and he has traveled all over the country on various national tours. My favorite fact about Ali is that he has been playing so long that he played against Karch Kiraly when the ball was made of suede!
Ali has been a coach and mentor to many of Texas’ top players, including most of the coaches at 692. His experience and patience make him a natural coach and he is excited to be working with a new generation of players at 692. Ali is also an indoor coach at Extreme Volleyball.