SurfSide Volleyball

Danko Iordanov

- 18 PV Legends Head Coach

Danko Iordanov's Experience


Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) – Tour Player

California Beach Volleyball Association (CBVA) – Tour Player

National Volleyball League (NVL) – Tour Player

Men’s Volleyball (OPP/OH) – Rutgers University

Bulgarian Navy Men’s Volleyball Team

Cherno More Men’s Volleyball Team (Bulgaria)

Bulgarian Jr National Team (Beach Volleyball)


M.S. Exercise Science – Concordia Irvine

M.A. Coaching & Athletic Administration – Concordia Irvine

B.A. Economics & Finance – Rutgers University (NJ)

Diploma – First Foreign Language High School (Varna, Bulgaria)

CPR & First Aid Certification

USA Volleyball Safe Sport & IMPACT Certification

Academic & Athletic Honors

Scholarship – Athletic (Men’s Volleyball)

Scholar-Athlete Award (Men’s Volleyball)

Feature Article – Volleyball Magazine (Spring 2003)

Feature Articles for Indoor & Beach Volleyball – Newspapers (NJ Star-Ledger & Bulgarian News)

Feature Interview – College Sports Television Network (Spring 2003)

Dean’s List – Rutgers University

Male Athlete of the Year – Rutgers University (2003)

NCAA Top 10 – Kills per set & Kill efficiency (2003)

All-EIVA Conference (3 years)

All-Tournament Team (4+) & Tournament MVP (2)

1,000 Kill Club – Rutgers University

European Jr Beach Champion – Balkan Region

Professional Information

Current: Tax Accountant/Enrolled Agent

Current Coaching: Cypress College Women’s Indoor & Beach Volleyball Associate Head Coach & Professor, RPM Sand (beach travel coach), VolleyOC (beach), Sandstorm Volleyball (beach), USA Volleyball NTDP Scout & Coach (Beach – Fall, Winter & Spring Series) & USA Volleyball WNT Volunteer (Indoor)

Previous Beach Coaching: 2021 USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach National Team Head Coach (Men), 2021 USA Volleyball U17 National Team Development Program Head Coach (Boys Beach), 2021 USA Volleyball National Team Development Program Scout & Coach (Summer, Spring, Fall & Winter Series), AVP pairs coach, 30th Street Beach Coach, Westcliff University (Men’s Head Beach & Women’s Beach Assistant) & University of Saint Katherine Head Coach (Men’s Beach)

Previous Indoor Coaching: Brea Volleyball Academy, Seal Beach Volleyball, Napa Valley College (Women’s Volleyball Assistant), Westcliff University (Men’s Indoor & Beach Volleyball Head Coach, Women’s Indoor & Beach Volleyball Assistant) & University of Saint Katherine Head Coach (Men’s Indoor & Beach)