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Coaches/Staff


John Bracco

  • Co-founder/Head Coach of Stars and Stripes Beach Volleyball Club since 2017
  • Beach Volleyball Coach - Great American Volleyball since 2013
  • Juniors Director - Great American Volleyball since 2014
  • Indoor Club Coach - 5 years
  • Assistant Indoor Volleyball Coach - Georgian Court University - 2019 season
  • Open Level Beach Volleyball Player since 2011
  • Indoor Volleyball Player since 1991

John Bracco

Head Coach



Mike Adams

  • Head Coach - Stars and Stripes Beach Volleyball Coach since 2018
  • Co-founder/Head Coach - East Coast Beach Volleyball Academy - 10 years
  • Assistant Coach - Indoor Volleyball at Division I Princeton University - 5 years
  • Assistant Coach - Indoor Volleyball at Division II Holy Family University - 2 years 
  • USAV Beach Cap II Certified 
  • National Special Olympics Volleyball Committee Member
  • Founder - Princeton Volleyball Club

Mike Adams

Head Coach


Greg Wood

  • Head Coach - Stars and Stripes Beach Volleyball since 2019
  • Head Coach - Girls Volleyball - Garnet Valley High School
  • Head Coach - Men's Volleyball - Swarthmore College - 2 years
  • Founder/Head Coach - MLS Volleyball - since 2014
  • Head Coach - East Coast Power Volleyball Club - since 2014

Greg Wood

Head Coach


Jess Fazekas

  • Assistant Coach - Stars and Stripes Beach Volleyball since 2018
  • Head Coach - Lafayette Academy Middle School Volleyball since 2014
  • Head Coach - CHAMPS NYC Volleyball/ Track + Field Programs - 12 years 
  • Coach - Rising New York Road Runners Track + Field
  • National Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year - 2002
  • New Jersey Female Athlete of the Year - 2002
  • Open Level Beach Volleyball Player since 2010

Jess Fazekas

Assistant Coach


Chris Wong

  • Assistant Coach - Stars and Stripes Beach Volleyball Club since 2018
  • Head Coach/Site Director - Great American Volleyball Beach Club since 2018
  • Assistant Coach - Raritan Valley Community College since 2019
  • Head Coach - Princeton Volleyball Club since 2020
  • Beach Volleyball Player since 2014

Chris Wong

Assistant Coach


Scott Matuszewski

  • Assistant Coach – Stars and Stripes Beach Volleyball since 2018
  • Volunteer Assistant Coach - Millersville University Women's Volleyball Program - 2 years 
  • Assistant Coach – East Coast Beach Volleyball Academy – 3 years
  • Open Level Beach Volleyball Player since 2016

Scott Matuszewski

Assistant Coach


Tongsu Rivera

Bio coming soon!

Tongsu Rivera

Assistant Coach


Jeff Nelson

  • Assistant Coach - Stars and Stripes Volleyball Club since 2020
  • Head Coach/Site Director - Great American Volleyball Beach Club (Bradley Beach) since 2020
  • Assistant Coach - Great American Volleyball Beach Club (Medford) - 2017-2019
  • Head Coach  - South Jersey Volleyball Club - 2017-2019
  • Player & President - Rowan University Men's Volleyball Club - 2015-2018
  • Indoor Volleyball Player since 2008
  • Beach Volleyball Player since 2017
  • Grass Volleyball Player since 2018

Jeff Nelson

Assistant Coach


Aleksandra Wachowicz

  • 2018 & 2019: #1 Ranked Polish Beach Volleyball Player
  • 2018 & 2019: Polish Cup Winner; MVP
  • 2019: 5th Place - FIVB Nantong, China
  • 2020: #1 Ranked Beach Volleyball Player in Northeast & New England Region
  • 2020: 3rd Place - RIXOS International Women's Beach Volleyball Cup; Best Server Award Recipient
  • 2020: 17th Place - European Championships

Aleksandra Wachowicz

Assistant Coach


Aresio Souza

  • Trainer - Stars and Stripes Beach Volleyball since 2019
  • Owner - Kronos Performance & Recovery
  • Licensed Physical Therapist/Certified Ergonomist
  • Professor of Physiology at Touro College
  • Master's Degrees in Physical Therapy + Ergonomics and Biomechanics
  • Ph.D. Candidate in Ergonomics and Biometrics at NYU
  • NJ Chapter President - American Society of Exercise Physiology
  • Open level volleyball player
  • Speaks three languages: Portugese, English, Spanish

Aresio Souza

Trainer


Meghan Blair

  • Director - Stars and Stripes Beach Volleyball Club
  • Director - Great American Volleyball

Meghan Blair

Director

Phone: 732-778-9684