Head Coach 17 Gold
|Profession:||Girls Division Director - High Performance STL|
Assistant Coach University of Missouri St. Louis
Played high school volleyball for Affton High School 1992-1995. Coaching Background
Played club volleyball for St. Louis Ace.
Played three years as a setter at Missouri Baptist University.
Continues to play Adult volleyball outdoor and indoor in the Gateway Region.
Bob began his coaching career at Maryville University. He had turned Maryville’s program into a consistent conference contender over their last few years at the NCAA Division III level, and he coached 19 All-Conference players while in the SLIAC. Bob then lead Maryville’s volleyball program through the transition of becoming NCAA Division II, as they now compete in the very talented Great Lakes Valley Conference. In tandem with his duties at Maryville, he continued to consult with the Missouri Baptist University Men’s team. Bob now serves as an Assistant Coach at the University of Missouri St. Louis.Club Coaching Experience
Bob has coached for a variety of clubs in the St. Louis area since 1997, but has been with High Performance STL since 2005. While having experience coaching players 14 to 18 years of age, Bob has primarily been coaching high school ages over the last five years. He has coached five teams in four age groups into the prestigious Open Division at Nationals (14, 16, 17, and 18). After the merger with Team St. Louis, Bob has gone back to coaching girls and is currently the head coach for 17 Gold and 12 Gold. Bob also serves as the Girls Division Director for the club.Other Experience
Bachelor of Science; Sport Management Awards & Finishes
Bachelor of Science; Sports Medicine
Minor in Coaching
USAV Open Tournament Appearances: 5 (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)Other Interesting ThingsFavorite Quote
To fight out a war, you must believe in something and want something with all your might. So must you to carry anything else to an end worth reaching. More than that, you must be willing to committ yourself to a course, perhaps a long and hard one, without being able to forsee exactly where you will come out.