At the SA Institute of Sport’s Awards Presentation night former Loxton resident Zachery Schubert was named the Beach Volleyball ‘Athlete of the Year’.

Zachery harbours a passionate objective to compete in the Olympic Games an aim that is shared by his volleyball partner Maximilian Guehrer.

Both of the members of ‘Team Guehrer / Schubert ‘ are 19 years old and they have already won events in Australia and overseas.

The youngest senior Beach Volleyball team in the Australian system the pair are involved in programs with the Australian Institute of Sport and Australian Volleyball Federation.

They are training with the SA Institute of Sport in Adelaide.