Pedro Paulo “Pepê” Costa played professional beach volleyball in Brazil for four years and has more than 18 years coaching experience. Coach Costa has coached for upper-level teams in Brazil, Paraguay, and Qatar. He was the coach and coordinator of the Paraguayan Beach Volleyball Development Project where he was able to develop players who had potential into successful athletes. He was also the Head Coach for the Qatar Beach National team when they placed 5th at the World Championships and not only qualified for their first ever Olympics, but also placed an impressive 9th place. This summer, he was the coach for Spain’s U18-U22 National Teams.