Get to know a little bit more about our staff from Sinjin Smith himself, to admin, to our wonderful coaches!!
Founder and Master Coach
Sinjin Smith won 139 pro beach events in a Hall of Fame career that spanned four decades. A two-time All-American and National Champion at UCLA, the “King of the Beach” went on to win multiple World Championships and compete in the Olympic Games. Sinjin is a Master Coach, author, broadcaster, actor, and executive. Sinjin personally instructs all his coaches and many of his players, passing on a lifetime of knowledge. Join Sinjin on the sand year round in sunny Santa Monica.
Morley grew up in small town, Glenwood Springs, in the mountains of Colorado seeking out beach volleyball every chance she got. Chasing beach volleyball, she studied Mechanical Engineering at Cal Poly where she competed for Todd Roger's NCAA D1 Beach Volleyball team followed by first presidency of Cal Poly's Beach Volleyball Club team. After acting as regional and ultimately national director of the NCSVA (National Collegiate Sand Volleyball Association), coaching for Crescent Beach and Beach Volleyball Camps, Morley graduated with her Mechanical Engineering degree, moved to the beautiful Santa Monica, and is acting Marketing & Operations Director for all of Sinjin Volleyball.
Director, Sinjin Volleyball
A longtime player and high school coach, Dennis Marlow founded Crescent BVC in 2011 to offer aspiring beach athletes the level of training they expected from indoor clubs. Dennis co-founded the NCSVA with Sinjin Smith, a partnership that expanded to include Beach Volleyball Camps and CBVA tournaments. An alumnus of UNC, Dennis left the East Coast in 2002 and competed on the AVP Tour until 2005.