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Marcio Sicoli

Coach Info

Country: Brazil

Level: Master

Training Center Location: Hermosa Beach, CA & Huntington Beach, CA

Expertise and Hobbies: Surfing, sailing and father of 2 boys, Max & Antonio

Sicoli is p1440’s Director of Beach Volleyball Development and Head Coach of the p1440 Developmental Program.  He has many years of beach and indoor volleyball coaching experience, including over 10 years at Pepperdine, one as head coach and five as an assistant coach with the beach program. He was the assistant coach for the Brazilian Olympic women’s beach volleyball team from 2000-2004. He then coached Walsh Jennings in back-to-back Olympic games with Misty May-Treanor in 2012 in London and April Ross in 2016 in Rio. “His wisdom is well beyond his years,” Walsh Jennings said of Sicoli. “There’s also a youthfulness and enthusiasm that is really contagious. He makes practice every single day really fast, really challenging.”

Sicoli, a native of Brazil, boasts an impressive international resume.  He was an assistant coach for the Brazilian Olympic women’s beach volleyball team from 2000-04. One of their duos earned a silver medal at the 2004 Olympics in Athens.  

Sicoli received his Bachelors of Physical Education from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, holding specializations in sports training and coaching.  He is married, a father to two boys (Max and Antonio) and loves to sail and surf.