EDUCATION

Concordia University-Irvine
Master’s degree, Coaching and Athletic Administration, 2014.

International Sport Science Association

  • Certified Personal Trainer,  July 2019.
  • Certified Nutritionist, expected December 2019.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, 2016, renewed 2018.
  • Certified Specialist in Sports Nutrition, 2018.

USA Volleyball

  • USA Volleyball CAP (Coaching Accreditation Program) Cadre Member, 2014-Present.
  • Beach CAP Level II certified 2016.
  • Beach CAP Level I certified 2014.
  • Beach IMPACT certified 2013.
  • CAP III (Coaching Accreditation Program, Level III), 2012, renewed 2016.
  • VCAP (Volleyball Conditioning Accreditation Program) certified, 2007.
  • IMPACT Instructor certified, 2006.
  • CAP II (Coaching Accreditation Program, Level II) certified, 2006, renewed 2010.
  • CAP I (Coaching Accreditation Program, Level I) certified, 2005.
  • IMPACT certified, 2005.

Positive Coaching Alliance

  • Certified Double Goal Coach:  Culture, Practices and Games, 2012-Present.
  • Certified Double Goal Coach:  Creating a Triple-Impact Competitor, 2012-Present.
  • Certified Double Goal Coach:  Coaching for Winning and Life Lessons, 2006-Present.

Other

  • CPR Certified, 2014, renewed 2016, Expected Renewal 2019.
  • Responsible Coaching Certification, 2009.
  • First Aid Certification, American Red Cross, July 2006.
  • Master’s Degree, Information Science, 2002.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Computer Science, 1995.

 

 

 

EXPERIENCE

Volleyball Club Positions

  • TNT Volleyball Club, Head Coach, 2018-Present.
  • GPS Crush Head Coach, 2013.
  • High Line Volleyball Club Director, 2005-2013.
  • High Line Volleyball Club Head Coach, 2005-2013.

Penn State Abington

  • Women’s Volleyball Head Coach, 2012-2018.

Saint Basil Academy

  • Varsity Head Coach, 2005-2012.
  • Summer Camp Director, 2005-2012.
  • Overall Record 67-33-8

Like to Spike Youth Clinics

  • Director and Lead Coach, Youth Clinics 2016-Present.

Art of Coaching Volleyball

  • Head Coach, Level I Certified 2017.

KRVA

  • Player and Coach Development Director, 2006-2008.

Programs/Committees

  • Mentor, AVCA Coach Mentoring Program, 2013-2016.
  • Division III Head Coach Committee, AVCA, NEAC Representative, 2012-2016.
  • Division III Poll Committee, AVCA, NEAC Representative, 2013-2016.
  • ECAC South Women’s Volleyball Selection Committee, 2012-2013.

Other Experience

  • Led or directed nearly 100 camps/clinics for coaches and athletes.
  • PIAA Basketball Official, 1991 – 2006 (Retired).

Awards

  • Penn State Abington Jim McGettigan Coach of the Year Award, 2012.
  • Nominee for the 2011 Double-Goal Coach Award (from the Positive Coaching Alliance)
  • USA Volleyball (presented by KRVA) Robert L Lindsay Meritorious Service Award, 2009.
  • Bucks Mont Chapter awarded Saint Basil Sportsmanship Award for the 2006 season.
  • Bucks Mont Chapter awarded an athlete from SBA the Individual Sportsmanship Award 2005 season.
  • Bicentennial Athletic League Coach of the Year, 2005.

 

 

Coaching Highlights

  • TNT
    • Led 12U team to a first or second finish in every event, 2019.
  • Penn State Abington
    • Led to numerous playoff appearances.
    • Led to first ECAC Championship Tournament in first season, 2012.
    • Led to first NEAC Playoff, first season, 2012.
    • Led to first winning season as a Division III institution, 2012.
  • Saint Basil Academy
    • Led to finish in AAA tied for 5th in district (out of 58 teams), 2011.
    • Won AACA League Championship in its inaugural year
    • State ranked all season
    • Five players named to AACA All Star team
    • Four District I AAA All Stars; Two PVCA All State Players
    • Finished 5th in district in AAA (playing up from AA) (out of 58 teams), 2010.
      • Three players named to AACA All Star team
    • Led to 9th place finish in state, 2009.
      • Two players named to the All-State Team, All-District First Team and All-League.
      • Another player named to the All-District Second Team.
    • Led to District playoffs in AAA competition, 2008.
      • Two players named to All-League team.
      • One player All-District Third Team.
      • One player All-District Honorable mention.
    • Led to District Semi-final during first season as head coach, 2005.
  • High Line
    • Led to several top finishes and one medal in 2011.
    • Led to several medals and top finishes in 2010.
    • Led to several silver finals and several silver bracket wins in OPEN division, 2009.
    • Led to several finals and a first place finish, 2008.
    • Led to medal at East Coast Championships in 2007.

Clinics-Attended

 

  • California Coaches Clinic, Volleyball, Anaheim, CA, 2013.
  • USAV High Performance Clinic, 2012.
  • Clinic, Gold Medal Squared Coaching Clinic, June 2009.
  • Pat Powers Volleyball Clinic, (http://www.vbclinics.com), 2004

Playing Experience

  • Player, Indoor, A Rated player, 1998-Present.
  • Player, Outdoor Grass A/AA Rated player, 1996-Present.

Player, Widener University Men’s Club Team, 1998 – 200