Coach Wood – Owner/Director of VBA
Introducing David Wood as the Director of Volleywood Beach Academy. David is a native to St. Augustine, whose love for beach & indoor volleyball started at an early age. He began playing competitive volleyball for his middle school at the age of 10. During high school, he played indoor volleyball with the Wolf Pack Junior Olympic team as Libero. After his Junior Olympic season, David transitioned to beach volleyball where his passion flourished. David has over 20 years of experience in the sport and is still actively competing in beach volleyball competitions throughout the state of Florida.
David is a graduate with high honors from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. He is an experienced, nationally certified critical care/post-anesthesia care nurse. David is Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support certified. In 2013, he was honored as one of the Great 100 Nurses of Northeast Florida. David is AAU Coaching Alliance certified, USAV Indoor Impact certified, USAV SafeSport Certified, USAV Beach Impact certified, and BCAP 1 certified.
David strives to better the game of beach & indoor volleyball by increasing competitive playing opportunities for his community and the surrounding areas. His extensive years of involvement in tournament traveling and participating in local recreational leagues has increased his exposure to the game which allowed him to create a volleyball academy that will better serve the growth of beach & indoor volleyball for the St. Augustine area.
- AAU Coaching Alliance Certified
- USAV SafeSport Certified
- USAV Indoor IMPACT Certified
- USAV Beach IMPACT Certified
- USAV BCAP 1 Certified