Coaching Experience: I’ve coached club volleyball for seven years and have several years of experience at the high school and college level. I coached my Coatesville H.S. team to the state tournament and also coached at Kennett High School adn WC East High School. I’ve also coached for a year at PSU Brandywine University.
Coaching Philosophy: To help athletes improve their fundamentals and realize their individual strengths. I encourage them to have fun and always give their best effort. Positive communications and intense effort help to improve the overall team’s attitude which leads to success.
Best Volleyball Moment: Winning a BB Doubles Tournament and Reverse Coed A Tournament at the Susquehanna Smash also placing 33rd of 100 Reverse Coed BB teams with my 13 yr old daughter at the Susquehanna Smash Tournament
My LIfe in Sports: In high school I played freshman football, ran track and was on the tennis team. In college I played club volleyball, 1 year at Drexel and 2 more years at Slippery Rock University.
After school, I began playing grass doubles and continue to play competitively today.
When I’m Not Coaching Volleyball… I spend time with my Wife and 3 Children, two of whom now participate in Club Volleyball.
Last Book I Read: The Art of Racing in the Rain
Favorite Movie: The Matrix
Favorite Quote: “Success is dependent on effort.” – Sophocles and “Talent may get you on the field, but it is attitude and effort that will keep you there.” – Ken Griffey Jr.
Person I’d Like to Have Dinner With: Mike Krzyzewski – Duke Basketball Coach
Something You Probably Don’t Know About Me: My first volleyball coach is our own CLP coach Melanie Dahl while we were at Drexel University