Volleyball Clinics & Camps
Hosted by Coach Mark Foster
(Indian Rocks Christian Varsity Coach)
Coach Foster has built a very successful volleyball program at Indian Rocks Christian School over the last 14 years. In 2005, the school enjoyed their first winning season with a record of 19-7. Since 2005, Coach Foster has led his Varsity teams to an
overall record of 224-111 and several Top 10 State Rankings:
2003 = (3-18)
2004 = (8-17)
2005 = (19-7)
2006 = (24-6)
2007 = (26-3)
2008 = (21-8)
2009 = (17-12)
2010 = (23-7)
2011 = (21-9)
2012 = (19-8)
2013 = (14-11)
2014 = (10-17)
2015 = (16-11)
2016 = (14-12)
During his time at Indian Rocks Christian, he has led the program to 2 District Championships (2006, 2007), 4 District Runner-ups (2008-2011), 6 Consecutive Regional Semifinal appearances (2006-2011), 2 Bay Conference Runner-ups (2008, 2009), 3 Bay Conference Championships (2010-12), and received the St. Petersburg Times Coach of the Year Award in 2006.
In 2017, Coach Foster became the first coach in Pinellas County to start a HS Girls Beach Volleyball Program, sanctioned by the Sunshine State Athletic Conference. He led his team to a 41-14 pairs record, 3-1 Conference Dual Match record, and a 9th place finish at the SSAC State Championships in the program's inaugural season.
Coach Foster began his coaching career at Pinellas Park HS (1999-2000) while being named one of the three "Founding Coaches" at Pinellas Heat Volleyball Club in 2000. He later became the Head Coach at Clearwater Central Catholic (2001-2002).
Coach Foster led a USA Boys (2001) & Girls (2003) volleyball teams to Australia and New Zealand to compete in the Australian HS Volleyball Tournament in Sydney, Australia. His 18 & Under Boys team won the tournament in 2001 and his girls team finished in 5th place in 2003.
Many of his former high school and club players have been selected as AAU All-Americans, Tampa Bay Times 1st Team, 2nd Team, Honorable Mention All-County, 1st Team, 2nd Team, and Honorable Mention All-Suncoast, with many having gone on to
play at the next level in several divisions (DI, DII, NAIA, Junior College, NCCAA DI & II).
Coach Foster is currently coaching the Pinellas Heat 16 Elite team for the 2018 Club Season as well as running the HEAT Beach Volleyball program for Pinellas Heat Volleyball Club. He also own/runs three USAV Tournaments with his wife.
(Christmas Challenge, New Year's Classic, and the Spring Classic).