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Princeton Volleyball Club Coaching Resumes

Paul Kadlubowski

Masters degree in Coaching—1st class (specialization :volleyball) from the Academy of Physical Education–Warsaw, Poland

Indoor:

  • 1996-1998: 1st Professional League “Politechnika” (Technical University) Warsaw, Poland
  • 1995: 2nd League in Solingen, Germany
  • 1992-1995: POLAM OPEN – USA
  • 1989-1992: 2nd Pro League – “AZS – AWF”(Academy of Physical Education) Warsaw, Poland
  • 1987-1988:1st Pro League–Sports Club “Stilon” in Gorzow Wlkp., Poland
  • 1985/1986: 1st Place Championship of Poland twice (19-20 years old)
  • 1984: 1st Place Championship of Poland (17-18 years old)
  • 1983-1987: Polish Junior National Team (first team / starter)

Outdoor – Beach Volleyball:

  • 1997: 1st Final tournament/ 1st Grand Prix Championship Of Poland
  • 1996: 3rd place final / 1st place ranking Grand Prix
  • 1995: 2nd place final / 2nd place ranking Grand Prix
  • 1989-1997: Polish National Team – Beach Volleyball / 11 FIVB Tournaments

Coaching:

  • 2001: Assistant Coach at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1996-1998:  First Assistant Coach professional 1st League, “Politechnika” (Technical University) Warsaw, Poland
  • 1995 – Coach for Boys Team (15 years old) Solingen, Germany
  • Current Princeton University Mens DI Volleyball Assistant Coach
  • Past coach of the WWVBC/PVC Girls 17’s team
  • Current Club Skills Trainer

 

Abra Amwake

Playing:

  • 2013 Professional Volleyball League, Player
  • 2012 Main Draw Player in professional leagues (Jose Cuervo, AVP, NVL)
  • 2012 1st Place Vail King of the Mountain Open
  • 2008-2012 AVP, Jose Cuervo, NVL, CBVA, Professional Beach Volleyball Player
  • 2011 13th Place Jose Cuervo Manhattan Beach Open
  • 2011 13th Place National Volleyball League Preakness Open
  • 2010 USAV Adult National Championships, All Tournament Selection
  • 2010 3rd Place Spokane Invitational Beach Tournament
  • 2004-2006 Holy Names University, Scholarship Athlete, Women’s Volleyball
  • 2002-2004 Scottsdale Community College, Scholarship Athlete, Women’s Tennis and Volleyball
  • 2003 Led Nation in digs/game
  • 1995-2002 Grand Canyon Juniors Volleyball Club, Player
  • 1998-2001 All Conference, Central High School
  • 2001 All Arizona Volleyball Team

Coaching/Work:
Rutgers University (2/2013-Present) New Brunswick, NJ
Volunteer Assistant Coach

  • Assist in recruiting and researching of potential student athletes via communication with club directors
  • Coordinate community service outreach for current student athletes
  • Assist in running of all practices/drills for current student athletes

DIGS Volleyball Club (10/2012-Present) New Milford, NJ
Junior Girl’s Volleyball Coach

  • Head Coach of 15-1 team

WAVE Volleyball Club (11/2008-7/2012) Encinitas, CA
Junior Girl’s Volleyball Coach

  • Head Coached 5 teams over 3 seasons, ages 10-14
  • Took a second-level 13s team and won 2011 Festival National Championship
  • 2012 qualified 14s team for USAV National Championships, placing 13th
  • Instructed numerous camps, clinics, and private lessons

San Diego City College (08/2008-5/2012) San Diego, CA
Co-Head Volleyball Coach, Teacher

  • Assistant Coached for three years, took over some Head Coaching duties the final year
  • Instructed Professional Activities and Advanced Volleyball to athletes aged 17-65
  • Involved in all aspects of recruiting, coaching, and organizing

McClintock High School (05/2007-05/2009)
Varsity Girl’s Volleyball, Head Coach

  • 2007 improved team record to 11-11, including 2nd Place Finish at McClintock Invitational (2006 record before I began coaching was 4-21)
  • 2008 improved record further to 14-10, the first winning season at McClintock HS in over a decade
  • 2008 qualified for and participated in State Playoffs
  • 2008 Desert Region Coach of the Year

Arizona Sky Volleyball Club (11/2006-6/2008) Phoenix, AZ
Girl’s Volleyball Coach

  • Head Coached 16-1s for two seasons
  • Organized schedules, travel arrangements, coached private lessons, and taught all skills.

Scottsdale Community College (06/2006-08/2007) Scottsdale, AZ
Assistant Girl’s Volleyball Coach, Equipment Manager, Assistant to the Women’s Athletic Director

  • Handled all organization and implementation for equipment and sporting events for the Women’s Athletic Department
  • Assisted Women’s Athletic Director in management of the athletic department
  • Maintained Women’s Athletics website

Mike Vajo

Playing:

  • Have played competitive volleyball–indoor and out–for nearly 20 years
  • Currently compete at the Pro level in Great American Volleyball events.
  • Member of team Cru Thik/Powerbar volleyball–a club comprised of coaches and players, many of whom are actively involved with the WWVBC/PVC program.
  • Have played in several AVP qualifying events.
  • Competed for 4 years with the Toyota Pro Beach Volleyball tour, played against Gold medalist Phil Dahlhauser.

Coaching:

  • Princeton University Women’s DI Volleyball Assistant Coach
  • Princeton University Men’s DI Volleyball Assistant Coach
  • Gold Medal Squared Volleyball Coach Certified
  • Was Assistant Coach of TCNJ Boys Club Volleyball Team
  • Coached club volleyball, AAU, for 6 years.
  • Director of the Summer Beach Volleyball Practices and League for WWVBC/PVC.
  • Past Coach of the WWVBC/PVC Girls 17’s Team
  • Data Volley Stat Certified USAV

Carolyn Cooper

Playing:

  • Starting Middle Blocker/Opposite for University of Notre Dame from 2002-2005; with her team ranked in the top four Nationally with blocking her senior year.
  • Recorded a career best of 14 Kills against West Virginia in 2004.
  • Was a key contributor to Notre Dame’s first ever win over Long Beach State in 2004; hitting .462 for the match with 8 blocks and 12 kills.
  • Trained and competed with the US Youth National Team in 2000.
  • Earned All-State honors while attending Lutheran South Academy (high school) in Houston Texas.

Coaching:

  • Current coach with the Princeton University Women’s Volleyball Team (DI).
  • Coached various camps and junior programs throughout the country since graduating from Notre Dame University.

Joe Schweitzer

Playing:

  • Began playing (indoor and out) since 1981
  • Played in the NJ Stateline League for 3 years, won title once
  • Played USVBA A/BB for 10 years with the Livingston Volleyball Club
  • Played BB level rec leagues for 20 years.

Coaching:

  • CAP I & II  Certified
  • Gold Medal Squared Volleyball Coach Certified
  • Womens USVBA BB Coach for 2 years.
  • Began the WWVBC/PVC Club with Mike Adams (Club Director) in 2005
  • Impact Certified since 2005
  • Coached both Boys teams (16’s and 18’s) for the first 2 years
  • Coached both Girls teams (16’s and 18’s) for the first 2 years
  • Coached the Boys 18’s and Girls 17’s team the 8 years.
  • Current Coach of the WWVBC/PVC Boys 18’s and Girls 17’s Teams
  • Current Varsity Coach of the Princeton Day School

Brian Constantine

Playing:

  • Have played for over 16 years (mostly indoors)
  • Played in 2 man and 4 man beach leagues and tournaments

Coaching:

  • Gold Medal Squared Volleyball Coach Certified
  • Coached the girls 16’s & 15’s team for WWVBC/PVC
  • Current Coach of the WWVBC/PVC 18’s Team

 

Chris Williams

Playing:

  • 6 years at The College of New Jersey (Men’s Club Team)
  • 16 years on the beach (JSVBA, GAV, East End Volleyball, Toyota Tour, AVP Qualifier)
  • 13 years in USAV (GEVA) indoor volleyball

Coaching:

  • Gold Medal Squared Volleyball Coach Certified
  • 7 years at New Providence High School (Girls)
  • 4 years at Saint Joseph High School (Boys, State Champs in 2006, 2008)
  • 1 year at West Windsor Plainsboro High School South (Girls)
  • 3 years at WWVBC (Girls 15’s)
  • Summer camps: New Providence High School, Saint Joseph High School, WWP North/South High Schools, Rutgers Prep High School, Gold Medal Squared Camp
  • Coaching Clinics at Penn State with Russ Rose and Gold Medal Squared
  • Current Coach of the WWVBC/PVC 18’s Team

 

Rishi Bhatt

Playing:

  • Rutgers University DI Volleyball
  • USAV Mens Volleyball
  • GAV Beach Volleyball Tour

Coaching:

  • Club volleyball Coach for 3 years
  • Gold Medal Squared Volleyball Coach Certified
  • Past West Windsor-Princeton 16U Club Coach
  • Impact Certified
  • Current WWVBC Skills Trainer

Marko Ilicic

Playing:

  • Four years as varsity high school Outside hitter
  • Made All County junior and senior year
  • Ranked top 20 in state senior year
  • Played men’s and coed beach B/A level
  • Played for WWVBC 18’s 2009-2010.

Coaching:

  • Current coach for WWVBC 15 year old girls.  1 year
  • Current coach of 18’s North Boys
  • Impact certified

 

Ben Shen

Playing:

  • Competitive leagues for 15+ years
  • Various local and regional tournaments

Coaching:

  • Current coach for WWVBC 15 year old girls.  3 years
  • Current coach and founder for Montgomery Township Recreation volleyball.  10+ years
  • Coach for the Princeton Women’s Club Volleyball Team.  4 years
  • Coach for WWVBC 14 and 16 year old boys.  2 years
  • Assistant coach for Princeton Day School 7th and 8th grades.  1 year
  • Founder of the GPVA Adult League in Princeton, NJ http://www.gpva.org/
  • Impact Certified
  • Special Olympics USA Games 2014, Volleyball Games Organizing Committee


Mike Collins

Playing:

  • Played 4 years of varsity volleyball at Pennsbury high school
  • All-state in high school-volleyball
  • Played 3 years of varsity basketball at East Stroudsburg University D2
  • Played 1 year of varsity volleyball at East Stroudsburg University D1/2-Middle
  • Lead the team in hitting percentage and blocks per game
  • Club-played for Indian Valley VBC and Canadian VBC both krva, played for Creole VBC and Big Willies-GEVA

Coaching:

  • East Stroudsburg University Men’s Volleyball D1/2 Grad assistant
  • Council Rock South girls jv-2 years
  • Council Rock South boys jv-3 years
  • Current Monroe Township High School girls jv/varisty-4 years
  • Current WWVBC 16-1s
  • Impact Certified


Mike Falter

Playing:

  • Have played competitive volleyball for 15 years
  • Middle Blocker at King’s College 1999-2002
  • Canadian Volleyball Club -KRVA

Coaching:

  • Current coach with Pennsbury High School Boys Volleyball in Pennsylvania (8 years)
  • Current coach with Holy Family University Women’s Volleyball (DII)
  • Current coach with WWVBC 16-1 Team
  • Council Rock High School South Girls JV – 2 years
  • West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North Girls JV – 1 year

 

Sameer Sood

Playing:

  • Have played volleyball (indoor and out) since 2003
  • Played 4 years at East Brunswick and was captain of their 2007 State Championship team
  • Played 4 years at Rutgers University Men’s Club
  • GAV Volleyball Tour since 2004

Coaching:

  • IMPACT Certified
  • Current Coach of the WWVBC/PVC Girls 16-2 Team
  • Current Coach of a youth Water Polo Team in New Brunswick

 

Scott Reily

Playing:

  • Have played volleyball (indoor and out) for 19 years.
  • Played in various leagues and on GEVA Adult club team.

Coaching:

  • Gold Medal Squared Volleyball Coach Certified
  • Run the intramural volleyball program at Freehold Middle School
  • Have eight years of coaching experience with various sports and am currently a middle school teacher
  • 4 years Club coaching experience
  • Current Coach of the WWVBC/PVC Girls 15-1 Team

Kristen Johnson

Playing:

  • Played competitively for 10 years, including 4 years of club
  • Hope College (Holland, MI) DIII volleyball (4 years), 3 year starter
  • Defensive Player of the Year 2009
  • 2nd team All-MIAA 2009
  • All Regional Honorable Mention 2009
  • Most Digs per set, (36); 5.12 average per game 2009
  • Highest Serve Percentage (.962)
  • All-area honorable mention Chicagoland 2005
  • Key contributor to Hope’s furthest appearance in the NCAA tournament (semifinals- 2009)

Coaching:

  • 3rd season coaching club and High School
  • AAU MI State Title: Magic VBC 14’s 2010
  • Impact Certified

Alex Hodge

Playing:

  • Two time intramural volleyball champion at Bentley University (2009, 2010)
  • Play in various Leagues and tournaments
  • Play in GAV Beach volleyball Tournaments
Coaching:
  • Manager of the Bentley University Women’s Volleyball team (2009-2010)
  • Gold Medal Squared certified coach
  • NFHS certified coach
  • Impact Certified
  • Current Coach of WWVBC/PVC’s 14s and 16s boys team, as well as their 15-2s girls team
  • Featured coach at The New England All-Star Volleyball Camp, hosted by Bentley University (Summer 2012)