The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is the United States representative organization for the International School Sport Federation (ISF). The AAU identifies and qualifies teams and athletes for ISF international competition in all sports and the ISF Gymnasiade, multi-sport games. The AAU and IBVL coordinate the ISF qualifying beach volleyball competition. The ISF World Schools Beach Volleyball Championships take place every two years.
In 2017, the AAU/USA Girls U18 team of Sammy Slater (Ventura, CA), Alexis Fillippone (San Diego, CA) and alternate Hannah Martin (San Diego, CA) won the ISF Championships in Papeete, Tahiti. In addition, the AAU/USA Boys U16 team from Westlake High School (IBVL) placed fourth in the competition.
In 2019, the AAU/USA Girls U18 team of Maya Harvey (Hermosa Beach, CA) and Ava Kirunchyk (Redondo Beach, CA) of Redondo Union High School and the Girls U16 team of Jenna Colligan (Manhattan Beach, CA) and Molly Trodd (Manhattan Beach, CA) of Mira Costa High School won the ISF Championships in San Vito lo Capo, Italy. In addition, the Boys U18 team of Michael Shahidi and Ian Guss from Westlake High School placed ninth.
ISF World Schools Beach Volleyball Championships Host Countries:
2010 - China
2013 - Puerto Rico
2015 - Brazil
2017 - French Polynesia
2019 - Italy
2021 - Israel
ISF Pan American Schools Beach Volleyball Championships:
2019 - Orlando, FL (Girls U18 Select)
2020 - Santa Monica, CA (Boys & Girls U18 School) - CANCELLED
ISF Gymnasiade Multi-Sport High School Games
2022 - Normandy, France