Ilyas Beltz is from San Diego where he played at Helix Charter High School and graduated in 2018. He went to California State University Northridge and continued to play on the Club team serving as President for 2 years and helped coach the women’s club team as well. He graduated with a B.A in English with an option in Literature.
Ilyas is new to Surfside but excited to coach the next generation of players. He has previously coached at Nike Volleyball camps, assisted at Helix High School, ECVBA, and at CSUN.
In addition to being an up and coming coach, Ilyas has gone through all the stages of playing Volleyball. He started playing volleyball at the age of 8 at MVVC, Main Beach, and Renegades. He played through high school leading Helix to its only undefeated league season. In order to follow his passion, he went to CSUN and played on their club team to keep his dream alive. His team earned 2nd place D1AAA at NCVF Nationals his senior year. Aside from Volleyball, Ilyas currently builds cars for fun and enjoys his fresh post graduate life!