The Course Instructor is Vangelis Koutouleas supported by Jeff Brehaut.
Vangelis is a former Greek professional athlete and current coach with a wealth of experience at all levels of volleyball and beach volleyball. He has coached volleyball in the European Championships, the Champions League, the CEV Cup, the Greek professional league and the Volleyball England Super League. His beach volleyball coaching experience includes a bronze medal in the 2018 Commonwealth Games, a silver medal in the 2017 Junior Commonwealth Games and he has coached several British, Cypriot and Greek teams on the World Tour, the World Championships, the European Championships, the Greek Pro Tour and the UKBT. Vangelis is also a certified FIVB Instructor in both volleyball and beach volleyball.
Jeff is one the most experienced and highly accomplished officials in world beach volleyball. He has been an active member of the beach volleyball community for the last 50 years. As a referee, he officiated in the men’s gold medal match at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and has refereed eight FIVB World Championship finals. He has spent over 20 years as an FIVB technical supervisor and referee delegate. Jeff is also a certified FIVB Instructor for both coaching and refereeing.