Ben Haines

Ben is currently employed as the Head of Physical Preparation at the Volleyball Australia, Beach Volleyball National Training Centre and has been involved in the physical preparation of athletes since 1999.  His coaching experience extends across a wide range of sports including professional (AFL and cricket) and Olympic sports and he led the physical preparation for the Australian Beach Volleyball program for the 2013/15/19 World Championships and the Rio Olympics.  He has extensive experience in coaching elite adult and adolescent athletes, having also spent 4.5 years at ASPIRE – Academy for Sports Excellence.

He has completed a PhD examining the neuromuscular effects and adaptations to maximal strength and power training and is an ASCA Level 3 and Master Coach