Danko grew up in Varna, Bulgaria where he started playing volleyball at age 11. He graduated from Rutgers University where he played as an Opposite and Outside Hitter for 4 years on a scholarship. He’s been playing Beach Volleyball competitively in California since 2005. Dank achieved first place on the Bulgarian Tour in 1998. Danko has also maintained “AAA” rating on the CBVA tour since 2006, where he won the Cal Cup Tournament in 2009. He finished the AVP 2013 season ranked in the top 50. Danko has over 20 years of volleyball experience at the highest level. As a coach he believes that working hard on the fundamentals in a fun and competitive environment is of the greatest importance for players of all ages. He teaches by both explaining and performing and believes in positive reinforcement. Strategy is a big part of the game and teaching players about it can make them successful at the next level. Learn more about Danko here.