Established in 1982, SMBC Boys is one of the oldest and most successful boys volleyball clubs in the country.
We have earned 36 medals - and counting - at Junior Nationals over the years, including those below.
About SMBC Shack
SMBC Shack Volleyball Club is based in West Los Angeles, CA.
SMBC Shack offers excellent training and competitive teams for boys club volleyball to the athletes and families of West Los Angeles and its adjacent communities. The program fields two to four teams annually, as well as offers a youth boys non-travel training program.
Our primary practice facility is Marymount School, located at 10643 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, out of which we run our travel teams, as well as our youth programs. The Director for SMBC Shack is Ryan Van Loo, who has infused the club with his passion and energy and is an excellent advocate for boys club volleyball. Ryan is bolstered by an excellent coaching staff with strong ties to the volleyball community.
We encourage you to speak to our Directors or any of our coaches about what it means to be part of SMBC Shack. We look forward to seeing you in the gym with us soon.
- Check out our coaches' historic end to their season. Click here for more info.
- Awarded to the nation's top middle attacker, check out Coach Merrick's journey this past NCAA season.
- Coach Alex was awarded Finals MVP and UCLA Student-Athlete of the Week. For more info, click here.
4 / Sean Saunders / OH / 5' 10" / Lincoln MS
7 / Elliot Traversone-Brunet / S / 5' 7" / Beverly Hills
8 / Cole Whitaker / MB / 5' 11" / Paul Revere MS
10 / Parker Murphy / OPP / 5' 5" / Oakwood MS
11 / Henry Levin / OH / 5' 6" / Paul Revere MS
13 / Jacob Roshan-Kashani / MB / 6' 1" / Beverly Hills
22 / Andrew Hom / L / 5' 4" / Paul Revere MS
28 / Hunter Potts / OH / 5' 9" / Beverly Hills
30 / Jaden Javid / MB / 6' 1" / Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy
34 / Payton Song / S / 5' 4" / Paul Revere MS
99 / Cash Conner / OPP / 5' 9" / St. Martin of Tours MS
1 / Josh Rubin / MB-OPP / 5' 10.5" / Beverly Hills HS
2 / Bradley Chang / L / 5' 8" / Palisades Charter HS
6 / KiOh Yi / OH / 5' 10" / Hamilton HS
8 / Kiarash Vazirnezami / OH / 6' 1" / Palisades Charter HS
10 / Antonio Vinzoni / S / 5' 8" / Palisades Charter HS
12 / Noah Hahn / OH / 5' 10" / Palisades Charter HS
13 / Nate Josephson / OPP / 5' 7" / Culver City HS
15 / Aaron Popal / MB / 6' 3" / Taft HS
23 / Elliot Newman / L / 5' 2" / Harvard-Westlake HS
24 / AJ Lee / OH / 5' 8" / New West Charter HS
96 / Jonah Bucatinsky / MB / 6'2" / TREE Academy
SMBC Shack is based primarily out of Marymount High School, located at 10643 Sunset Boulevard, West Los Angeles. Marymount has a safe and secure campus with ample parking and a spacious gym. SMBC Shack has also utilized the gym at Palisades ("Pali") High School, located at 15777 Bowdoin St, Los Angeles.
OUR GRADUATES @ SMBC BOYS
UC Irvine - LAVA North
Lewis & Clark College - LAVA North
San Diego State University - LAVA North
Masters University - LAVA North
Lakeland University - LAVA North
University of Delaware - LAVA North
OUR COACHING STAFF
SMBC Boys houses one of the finest coaching staffs you will find, a tremendous coaching staff full of men and women of great character and experience. Our staff has multiple past or present high school and college coaches, international athletes, collegiate All-Americans, and Junior National and National Team players. We strive to train our athletes to become the best volleyball players, and finest people, they can be. In addition, our coaches understand the volleyball of this area and the volleyball of Southern California, and understand the strategies and systems required to be successful in a competitive environment. They also understand what it means to cultivate a team and strive to ensure the experience of our athletes is a positive one they will take with them, a rare trait in today’s club environment.