Melissa Hinkley has been working with athletes in San Diego for the past 8 years. During that time, she has continually sought after new ways to increase power/vertical, speed and strength. While getting her Masters in Exercise Physiology, she studied under strength coaches at San Diego State and the University of San Diego. She worked with college athletes at both SDSU and USD before deciding to specialize on youth sports performance. Since then, she has visited with some of the top strength coaches in the country in order to develop an elite program. The role of a Performance coach is multifaceted, but she likes to say she earns Division I scholarships for athletes.
Melissa played basketball and softball in college, had a brief stint at the Olympic training Center playing rugby, and now competes in beach volleyball.
Melissa has worked with hundreds of volleyball players of all ages and all levels. She has helped young athletes develop the foundation necessary to excel at higher levels, and high school athletes earn Division I scholarships. She customize training to fit the needs of each player and maximize their innate strengths and eliminate weaknesses.