Crescent Indoor Volleyball Club

Crescent Indoor Volleyball Club provides girls aged 12–16 an opportunity to train with some of the best players and coaches in Southern California. Tryouts are held at the start of the season and practices are conducted twice a week at the Crossroads School in Santa Monica located at 1715 Olympic Boulevard.


Boys 14s and 16s teams
Sunday, September 9th from 1:00-2:30pm
Crossroads Gym (18th & Olympic)
Tryout Fee:
Coaching Staff:
Director of Coaches – Sinjin Smith
Director – Dennis Marlow
Coach – Tomas Salava

Club Dues
Player Name

Practices will be held twice a week and will be primarily at Crossroads and Pali HS.  Days/times will vary (especially during basketball season), but we are looking to have practices consistently on Sundays and Wednesdays.

1715 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA

Marymount School
10643 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90077

From basic skills to advanced strategies, all of our coaches are personally trained and mentored by volleyball legend Sinjin Smith.

Sinjin_smheadshotSinjin Smith – Director of LAVA Shack

Sinjin Smith is one of the greatest beach volleyball players in the history of the sport. Sinjin’s accomplishments as a player earned him a place in both the International Volleyball Hall of Fame and the Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame. He serves as Master Coach with the Crescent Beach Volleyball Club.

Dennis Marlow – LAVA Shack Asst. Director & Locals CC Director

A longtime player and high school coach, Dennis Marlow founded Crescent BVC in 2011 and has coached with the club ever since. An alumnus of UNC, Dennis left the East Coast in 2002 to compete on the AVP Tour, which he did until 2005.

Lala_smheadshotLauren “Lala” Joseph

An L.A. native with 20 years of experience playing and coaching volleyball, Lala joined Sinjin Volleyball in 2013 as Head Coach of the Crescent Indoor Club. She played indoor volleyball at Tulane and was a member of beach legend Gene Selznick’s club team.