Meet The BeachDig Team
Cindy Phillips - BeachDig Founder and Head Coach
Coach Cindy is a recognized leader and pioneer in the beach volleyball community. She is a BCAP certified coach with over 14 years of sand coaching experience and is also still competing as a professional beach vollebyall player.
After founding Club Beach Dig, the nation's first and now largest junior's beach volleyball club, USA Volleyball presented Cindy with the Earnest Langford Pioneer Award for her initiative and contribution to youth volleyball. Click HERE to see Cindy's interview with USA Volleyball.
Cindy also serves as the President and Co-Founder of the Equal Footing Foundation, and hopes to further spread opportunity and commitment to health and fitness via sports for youth of all backgrounds.
The Big Guns ~ BeachDig Directors
Kendra has been a part of the BeachDig family for many years and now our Director for the whole state of Florida. She is a BCAP certified Beach Coach, and she is also still a very successful Professional Beach Volleyball Player. Kendra has also coached and trained along side Misty May-Treanor and her dad Butch. She is currently the assistant indoor coach at Broward College. Several of the BeachDig athletes that Kendra has coached are now playing college sand volleyball on schoarships!
Coach Kendra is also a strength and conditioning specialist, working with hundreds of volleyball players to help them acheive peak performance both indoor and on the beach.
Kimberly Latshaw-Ortiz - Miami Director and Head Coach
Kim has been the head of our Miami program since the very beginning! She has an impressive indoor career, having played four years of college volleyball on scholarships to Miami Dade, as well as, the University of South Alabama. As the team captain, she set records for the most digs and service aces in one season!
BeachDig Head Coaches
Adam Milewski - Head Coach in Delray, FL
Coach Adam has been a high level BeachDig coach for over 4 years now. His extensive indoor coaching background equally matched in the sand where he has always been one of our most popular and requested coaches.
Always the coach to go above and beyond, Adam is a great asset to the BeachDig family and has had a significant impact on so many of our players over the years. He has helped developed some of our top athletes over the years, several who are now playing sand volleyball in college.
This year you'll find Adam coaching at our Delray divsion.
Coach Summer has been a valued BeachDig Coach for over 5l years now. She has become a favorite with our younger players both in our summer Club program and in our off season clinics. Summer stays busy coaching with us all year round!
Summer had a stellar indoor career that started in high school where she was named one of the Fab 50 by Volleyball Magazine. Her success on the court continued into college where she was an all-star libero at Florida State University. Her digging stats were off the charts and each year she proved to be one of the top liberos in the nation.
Summer has been coaching both indoor and beach volleyball in south Florida for many years now. At the same time she is pursuing a career a sports journalist, so you've probably seen her around on TV!
Coach Summer has a huge part in developing our future sand volleyball stars, greatly impacting them from the first moment they step foot in the sand. Her patience and expereince have made her a very successful developemental coach for our younger players. Both parents and players love her and so do we!!
Coach Shayna Munson was raised in Temperance, Michigan. She played varsity volleyball under the most winning coach in Michigan. She was a four-time varsity starter, as well as 2-time player of the year and All-American, and graduated from Bedford in 1999.
After 2 years of coaching at Eastern, Munson then decided to move down to Florida and pursue her beach career where she is one of the top players in Florida.
In October (2010) Coach Munson was inducted into her high school's Hall of Fame, where she is 1 of 4 females to ever be inducted. She is also still a very active and successful player on the Pro Beach Circuit.
This will be Shayna's third year coaching with Club Beach Dig and we are happy to have her in our Tampa/Clearwater division!