2019     SAND STAFF


                               TERRY HEBERT

                                             CAJUN ELITE SAND CLUB DIRECTOR

                                             IBVL [INTER SCHOLASTIC BEACH VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE] STATE DIRECTOR 

                                          USSSA VOLLEYBALL STATE DIRECTOR


                                              Terry Hebert is currently serving as the head coach at Teurlings Catholic High School,  a position he has                                                held since the 2009 volleyball season.  Under Terry's leadership, the Rebels have won 5  Division III                                                        State Championships in a row [2013-2018].  In 2018, Max Preps National small school team of the year.                                                The Lady Rebels also finished the year ranked 12th nationally in the Max Preps high school ranking                                                        system.  Terry Hebert finished the 2018 season 42-0. While at TCH, Hebert has led his team to           

                                              numerous District Championships, numerous regional playoff and Quarterfinal play off appearances.                                                    Terry was named the District 3A Coach of the Year 8 times.   He was also named the LVCA Division III State Coach of the Year 4 times.   Hebert was named the All Acadiana Coach of the Year two times.  For his accomplishments during the 2013 season, Terry was a National Federation of High School Sports National Coach of the year nominee & in 2014 he was named the National Federation of High Schools State Coach of the year.   In 2017, Terry Hebert’s Lady Rebels were named the Daily Advertiser team of the year.  


BEACH CONCENTRATION:  Terry Hebert has been a beach volleyball player for the last 30 years.  He started out playing beach volleyball on one of the first sand courts in the Acadiana area, a homemade court in his parent's front yard.  Hebert has played competitively on the AVA tour throughout the Gulf Coast States.  He qualified for his first AAA tournament at the age of 16.  Now he enjoys playing sand volleyball with his daughters by participating in "father/daughter" leagues.  Hebert continues to use the sand to train his indoor players on a weekly basis, during their preseason summer conditioning programs.  The addition of Terry Hebert, as our sand program coordinator, will propel Cajun Elite Sand Volleyball Club to the forefront of beach volleyball programs in the state and in the Gulf Coast region.  His knowledge, work ethic, and sand volleyball experience will prove beneficial to all those he coaches on the beach.  Terry Hebert received his BCAP I level certificate in April of 2015. 


                                     LAURIE SIMON

                                                     CAJUN ELITE CLUB DIRECTOR/OWNER

                                                     BCAP I CERTIFIED

                                                     BEACH CONCENTRATION: Laurie grew up playing  beach volleyball.   As a matter of fact, it is where she   

                                                     first learned how to set a ball, a skill that would prove beneficial to her during her indoor volleyball           

                                                     career.  At a young age, Simon often ventured to the sand courts to watch her parents play.  By the time

                                                     she was 12 years old, she was playing in leagues with her parents.  She participated in leagues, and

                                                     doubles tournaments for approximately 15 years, until the age of 27.  Simon is USAV Beach Impact &

                                                     BCAP I certified coach.  She will be working towards her CAP II Level certification in the sport of beach volleyball.  Her extensive knowledge of sand volleyball, along with her coaching experience will prove beneficial to the development of our new sand volleyball programs.  She plans on using her extensive knowledge of the beach game to continue to grow sand volleyball in Acadiana and foster a love of sand volleyball in our area youth. 




 Assistant Coach at Teurlings Catholic High School




Growing up in Santa Barbara, California, Meredith learned the game of beach volleyball by some of the best coaching minds in the country like Kathy Gregory and John Lee.  She also had the privilege of learning the game by playing on one of the most historical and iconic beaches when it comes to Beach Volleyball, East Beach.  She is a former member of the CBVA where she played in both junior and adult tournaments earning a ‘AA’ rating before her 18th birthday.  


Meredith has successfully been coaching indoor volleyball for club & high school, l with 7 state championships, for over 20 years.  She has also been involved in coaching beach volleyball since Cajun Elite started the first sand club in the Lafayette area in 2015.   She has continued to educate herself through the USAV CAP I and II programs as well as networking with several other coaches throughout the South and California.


Meredith’s mission is to develop the next generation of beach volleyball players here in Lafayette, Louisiana. She plans on achieving this by building a program centered on professionalism, trust, and developing player’s ability to think, practice, and play to their highest potential.

  Over the last five years Women's Collegiate Beach Volleyball has been crowned the fastest growing NCAA sport with over 130 college programs (D1, DII, DIII, NAIA, & Community College). With this growth at the college level, the youth club beach volleyball world has also grown substantially. You can now find youth beach volleyball clubs throughout; California, Arizona, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, Louisiana, Georgia, Ohio, and Hawaii. 


Cajun Elite Beach Volleyball is proud to say that in the first four years of its existence it has  produced three division one collegiate beach Volleyball players:  Taylor Louvier- UNO, Lizzy Lowe- SLU, and Ariana Hebert-SLU


        Cajun Elite  Volleyball Club was founded to serve as a resource for the youth beach volleyball community in the Lafayette  area and is geared towards developing young girls in all facets of the beach game. We focus on developing the girl’s and boy’s individual skills sets and partnerships, while also teaching the knowledge and discipline behind the game.  While setting out to provide and encourage a competitive atmosphere, we strive to curate more than just drills. In hopes of exemplifying and invigorating the importance of the individuals’  character and exposure to high level play, players will learn the fundamentals of the sport and the philosophy behind us. Cajun Elite  Beach aims to assist aspiring beach player's desire to improve their chances of making their JV team, Varsity team, or future collegiate team.


                                     DANIELLE RUDESILL

                                                     BCAP II CERTIFIED

                                                     University of Louisiana Volleyball Chief of Staff

                                                     BEACH CONCENTRATION: 


                                     Waylon Young

                                                     BCAP I CERTIFIED

                                                     Assistant Coach at Notre Dame High School

                                                     BEACH CONCENTRATION: 


                                     Ari Hebert

                                                     Impact Certified


                                                     BEACH CONCENTRATION: 

                                                    Current Southeastern Louisiana University Indoor and Beach Volleyball Player

                                                    Teurlings Catholic High School Alumni and Former Cajun Elite Indoor & Beach athlete