This award recognizes female beach athletes from JVA member clubs as the top junior beach athletes in their division.

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As an organization committed to the growth and development of junior beach volleyball, we value the commitment and achievement of our JVA players and clubs. This award recognizes female beach athletes from JVA member clubs as the top junior beach athletes in their division. Athletes on the JVA Beach Watch List will be considered for the JVA Best in Beach Award, honoring the nation’s top female JVA beach athletes for outstanding achievement during the competitive beach season.

Eligibility

Players eligible for selection are in graduating classes 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024.  Each JVA member club can nominate up to 4 female players per age division. The nomination must be submitted by a JVA Club Director member. If you are not a member and would like to join email members@jvavolleyball.org.

Nomination Period

June 2nd – June 24th

Selection Process

All eligible players nominated for the Beach Watch List will be selected.

Recognition

The Beach Watch List will be released at the end of June.  All honorees receive a one year subscription to Sand Recruits for $24.99 (82% discount), along with a certificate. The JVA Best in Beach athletes will be selected and announced on July 7th, and then honored during the BVCA National Championships July 12-16, 2021 in Huntington Beach, CA.

2021 Beach Watchlist

NamePositionClubHometown
Carly O’BrienUpward StarsSC
Adelina Okazaki692 WestCA
Calli OtjenRPM SandAZ
Abbey PaceTAV BeachTX
Andie PurdyStealth BeachAZ
Sydney SchmidtkeStealth BeachAZ
Brynlee SmithA5 Mizuno Beach VolleyballGA
Madeline WalkerMadsandTX
Marti Boser757 BeachVA
Hannah ByersDakine WarriorsWA
Addison CampbellStealth BeachAZ
Kealy DirnerAJV SandTX
Kobie FowlerStealth BeachAZ
Charlie FuerbringerMBsandCA
Avery JacksonMadsandTX
Baylee MacMahonTAV BeachTX
Kenzie MillerAJV SandTX
Chloe MittelstadtAlabama Performance BeachAL
Kate MorleyMBsandCA
Savanah MosleyStingray Volleyball AcademyOk
NamePositionClubHometown
Clara StowellMBsandCA
Alyx TubbsEVCIL
Naina UrsAJV SandTX
Audrey VielguthAlabama Performance BeachAL
Rayanne WheatAlabama Performance BeachAL
Maddie WoodStars & StripesNJ
Deanie Woodruff692 WestCA
Ashlyn ZillikenMadsandTX
Avery Hunter757 BeachVA
Erin InskeepMBsandCA
Abigail LagemannElite Volleyball AcademyAR
Nikelle LanderStealth BeachAZ
Julia LawrenceStars & StripesNJ
Sarah LewisRPM SandAZ
Rayne ManningEn FuegoVA
Skylar MartinA5 Mizuno Volleyball BeachGA
Olivia McElroyS3 VolleyballGA
Kaydon MeyersRPM SandAZ
Brecka OakleyTAV BeachTX
Madison ParrishTAV BeachTX
Hailey PetersonSandStorm Beach VBCFL
Kennedy PhelanForge BeachAR
Kelsey RichardsDakine WarriorsWA
Lindsay RitzRPM SandAZ
Brooke RockwellForge BeachAR
Maddie SidesBeach South VBCNC
Emma SoncrantStealth BeachAZ
Rylie SpringerS3 VolleyballGA
Olivia ClinesSandStorm Beach VBCFL
Harper CooperMadsandTX
Liv DiazA5 Mizuno Beach VolleyballGA
Alleigh DuttonEmpowered Pro Beach JrsIN
Savannah EbarbMadsandTX
Skylar FildewClub 1IL
Madie FranzelMintonetteOH
Isabella GamacheStealth BeachAZ
Ryleigh GarisAJV SandTX
Karynn Garrow210 BeachTX
Keila GartonEmpowered Pro Beach JrsIN
Madison GoellnerMadsandTX
Ava GorylStars & StripesNJ
Ansley GulledgeS3 VolleyballGA
Abby HallEVCIL
Keira HeckelRPM SandAZ
Zoey HensonMBsandCA
Ashlyn HickeyClub 1IL
Liana HuescaStealth BeachAZ
Makayla BeckettKokua Beach Volleyball ClubWA
Emily BreazeleAlabama Performance BeachAL
Lauren CaseyTAV BeachTX
Kyleene FilimauaDakine WarriorsWA
NamePositionClubHometown
Tristin SmithStealth BeachAZ
Margo SmithRPM SandAZ
Kate StoughtonStars & StripesNJ
Kaina ThomasAlabama Performance BeachAL
Emmie TidwellAlabama Performance BeachAL
Ky Vaickus692 WestCA
Ashley VincentS3 VolleyballGA
Gabby WalkerMadsandTX
Anna WeitnauerS3 VolleyballGA
Ellianna WolthuisOne Beach AZAZ
Zeynip YildizMintonetteOH
Gianna Pehar1st Alliance Volleyball ClubIL
Chloe PierceEmpowered Pro Beach JrsIN
Payton RolfsenEmpowered Pro Beach JrsIN
Ashlyn RoughStealth BeachAZ
Carra SassackS3 VolleyballGA
Bailey ShowalterDakine WarriorsWA
Marina Gronkiewicz1st AllianceIL
Madelyn GuinnTAV BeachTX
Taylor HagenahTamarack Beach VolleyballCA
Kora HansenA5 Mizuno Beach VolleyballGA
Regan HolmerTeam OneIL
Paige IngersollAlabama Performance BeachAL
Jayln IngramAlabama Performance BeachAL
Elin Kaiser210 BeachTX
Skylar KellyStars & StripesNJ
Sophie KubiakThe LABCO
Alexis LentzStealth BeachAZ
Caprice LorenzoRPM SandAZ
Izzy MartinezMBsandCA
Paige MooneyTAV BeachTX
Madison MorrowMadsandTX
Sophia MyersStealth BeachAZ
Sadie Nelson210 BeachTX
Sophie NotaroRPM SandAZ
Malia OsbourneSandStorm Beach VBCFL
Sammie OstranderStars & StripesNJ
Maddie BartonRevolution VBAWI
Arden BeseckerAJV SandTX
Kate BiasbasTeam OneIL
Kristin BobayEmpowered Pro Beach JrsIN
Maggie BoydMadsandTX
Dylan BrewerMadsandTX
Kenzie BrowerTeam OneIL
Samantha Bunch1st Alliance Volleyball ClubIL
Macey ButlerAJV SandTX
Katie CampA5 Mizuno Beach VolleyballGA
Chloe CharlesAJV SandTX
Nicole De OliveiraBacana Beach VBCNC
Elizabeth DornTAV BeachTX
Riley Drew757 BeachVA
Jenna Drobeck692 WestCA
Alexis Durish210 BeachTX
McKenna FaychakSandStorm Beach VBCFL
Malia Gementera692 WestCA
Kayla GentryDMEFL
Ashleigh AdamsStars & StripesNJ
Ensley AldenTamarack Beach VolleyballCA
Sophie BaltesTAV BeachTX
NamePositionClubHometown
Averie Threet692 TXTX
Emily KubicskoStars & StripesNJ
Samaya MorinDakine WarriorsWA
Gracie MyattStingray Volleyball AcademyOk
Madison NicholsDakine WarriorsWA
Kadin PattersonStingray Volleyball AcademyOK
Alex PeckRPM SandAZ
Keagan PolkMadsandTX
Kelsie RobertsOptimum BeachFL
Macie SacristanA5 Mizuno Beach VolleyballGA
Lauren SayreRPM SandAZ
Kaitlyn SkowronskiClub 1IL
Jessie SmithMBsandCA
Hayley St MartinSandStorm Beach VBCFL
Serena TurnerRPM SandAZ
Avi VetterDakine WarriorsWA
Kylie Wickley210 BeachTX
Megan WidenerTamarack Beach VolleyballCA
Colby BennettMBsandCA
Leanne BlueStingray Volleyball AcademyOK
Kira BuzaAMP Beach VolleyballMI
Madeline CampA5 Mizuno Beach VolleyballGA
Haley CarringtonOne Beach AZAZ
Abigail CollierStingray Volleyball AcademyOK
Ella ConnorDakine WarriorsWA
Elizabeth CortezAJV SandTX
Chase CurryA5 Mizuno Beach VolleyballGA
Camdyn Doucet210 BeachTX
Hannah DoyleRPM SandAZ
Railey DykstraStealth BeachAZ
Sydney EckhardtStars & StripesNJ
Piper FerchDakine WarriorsWA
Kylee FitzsimmonsMadsandTX
Ewelina Gacek1st Alliance Volleyball ClubIL
Hailey Hamlett210 BeachTX
Katie HashmanAJV SandTX
Rachel HaubertClub 1IL
Ginger HowertonStingray Volleyball AcademyOK

View Past Winners

2019 JVA Beach Watch List
2018 JVA Beach Watch List
2017 JVA Beach Watch List

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