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Private Lessons

Private volleyball lessons with top coaches in the Boston area!

  • Customized volleyball training program and instruction
  • Personal coaching and mentorship from coach of your choice
  • Integrated video review & analysis
  • Easy online payment and scheduling
  • All ages welcome
  • Fixed rate of $200/hr covers all court, coach, and admin costs for 1-4 players (four players works out to $50/hr per player)

Please email Brendan Daws (, our private lesson manager, to coordinate dates, times, coach, and details. 

Our Coaches

Jeff Emenaker

Jeff is a former D1 college volleyball player who has transferred his love of the game into coaching. He has been a coach at Smash Volleyball club the past several years working with boys and girls teams of all ages. He is also the coach at BB&N prep school and has coached with the Brandeis University men's club team and the Boston Hurricanes. Jeff's motto is "Volleyball is Fun, Playing Good Volleyball is more fun" and he loves working with young players and seeing them improve and learn to love the game.

Preston Yong

Preston Yong is head boys coach at Boston Latin HS, coaches SMASH's top 15U travel team, and is a top men's player in New England. Preston's contagious enthusiasm for the game has his players loving volleyball and always looking for more!

Ashley Wang

Ashley Wang is currently a Division I starter at Harvard University. Her playing resume includes multiple high school state championships, an incredible club career playing on the national stage, and multiple top finishes in open level doubles tournaments. Ashley shares her love for the game and relentless positivity through her coaching at SMASH Volleyball and Boston Area Youth Volleyball. 

Caitlyn Vann

Caitlyn has an outstanding player resume that includes HS state championships, a juniors national title, junior national team play, NCAA Division I honors, and play as a professional player. Her coaching experience spans the country and includes Division I coaching at the University of Berkley, coaching juniors at the highest levels, and lots of private lesson experience. 

Andrew Bliss

Andrew is one of the top men's players volleyball players in New England and a rising coaching star. He currently coaches the top 17U girls team at SMASH volleyball, coaches boys volleyball at Wayland HS, and is one of the head coaches at SMASH Beach Volleyball. Andrews unmatched energy and consistent results make him a sought after coach. 

Program Directors

Scott Grandpre - Coach Grandpre is recognized as one of the most influential volleyball coaches in the New England area. He wears a number of hats including Head Volleyball Coach at Simmons University, Director of New England AAU Volleyball, and Director of Boston UVC. Coach Grandpre has played and coached Division 1 Volleyball. He has succeed at every level as a player and coach including:

- 43-15 all time conference record @ Simmons University including 2019 GNAC Coach of the Year

- 4 year starter, 2 year captain, and All time record holder for digs and aces @ Division I Sacred Heart University

- MVP of the New England Region as a Juniors player


Quote from Scott: “YOU are the future of New England Volleyball! Partnering with Coach Lucas on this project is a dream come true and we can not wait to find and develop the next generation of volleyball athletes here in Greater Boston!”

Lucas Coffeen - Lucas has over 20 years of experience coaching teams, running camps, and teaching clinics. He is the head coach of Newton South HS girls and boys volleyball. He also coaches girls and boys club travel teams at SMASH Volleyball where his teams have ranked in the top 4th percentile in the nation. With motivation for coaching all age groups, Lucas' coaching ranges from 12U to 18U travel teams, to 5 year old beginners. As a player, Lucas started off right here in MA as the high school state player of the year, went on to set a few records in college, and played open level beach and indoor, winning tournaments in New England and beyond. 


Quote From Lucas: "The future of New England volleyball lies in our youth, our youngest players. There is nothing more exciting than helping a young person learn a new skill, do something new, make new friends, and fall in love with the game. And for many of these athletes there is nothing more fulfilling than trying really hard, expending a lot of energy, and leaving a session tired & happy. I'm thrilled to be partnering with Scott on this project to bring youth volleyball to more young players."


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Covid Safety

We've safely run volleyball programming for over 600 young athletes since the emergence of Covid. We are humbled by the responsibility of your child's safety this year and take it on with great care and precaution. We are following all state & local guidelines and coordinating with local health officials to ensure safety and compliance. Click here to learn more about the Covid-Safety precautions we're taking to keep kids safe.