Dr Dar Griffeth – Director
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. Dar began coaching for 692 in 2005 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 since 1995. 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 since 2005. 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 began coaching with 692 in 2009 and has been coaching full time since 2012. His passion and enthusiasm have made him a pillar of our program. Chuck is also the Director of Coaching with Extreme Volleyball.
Josh has been playing and coaching beach volleyball as a professional since 2008. He has competed at the highest level in Professional Beach Tours including the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP), Cuervo, and the National Volleyball League (NVL) and continues to pursue his playing career today.
Josh joined the coaching staff of 692 in 2013 and is a full-time coach for our program.
Tyler began playing beach volleyball competitively in 2010 and began coaching with 692 in 2013. He moved to Florida for a few years to work with the National Volleyball Tour as their junior Rize and NVL Pro Tour Tournament Director. He currently coaches indoor for Prestonwood Christian Academy and Tejas Volleyball Club.
Mark grew up training as a musician and an athlete, playing French Horn and Basketball both at high levels. In college he majored in music and played Div. 1 basketball, ultimately pursuing music with both a Bachelors and Masters from Texas Tech University. After leaving basketball Mark began playing both indoor and beach volleyball while at Texas Tech, and continues to play and perform both as a musician and athlete. Mark began coaching at 692 in 2017 and is the Director of our Kidsvolley program.
Teaching has also become a large part of Mark’s life as he teaches music and coaches volleyball both, and enjoys every minute of it. Learning what it takes to be a productive member and leader on any team, whether on the court or in the concert hall, is a valuable lesson he has learned, and a large part of what he shares to his students and players to achieve success. To be part of a successful team requires an awareness of your teammates, but also of yourself.
Autumn Started playing volleyball in middle school at age 12. Autumn attended the University of Arkansas in Fort Smith from 2001-2004 on a full ride volleyball scholarship where she was 2 time all region and lead her team to a national tournament appearance. She transferred to Henderson State University and played volleyball from 2003-2005.