Meet The Coaches

 

 

Varsity Head Coach
Tim Church— Contact information: tchurchfitness@gmail.com

Coach Church has more than 15 years of experience coaching athletes of all ages, in multiple sports, and at levels ranging from middle school beginners to professional/Olympians. Tim is originally from Massachusetts, where before playing volleyball he was a standout springboard diver in high school and college. After graduate school (Springfield College, M.Ed) he moved to California to pursue professional beach volleyball. While in California, Coach Church taught middle school and coached indoor and sand high school volleyball at Palos Verdes High School, one of the top ranked high schools in Southern California. He spent 10 years playing beach volleyball at the professional level; participating in every major tour in the U.S. and Internationally. In 2010, Church represented USA Volleyball in international beach competition on the NORCECA-FIVB tour and in 2014 played professionally in Europe representing Ireland on the CEV-FIVB tour as one half of their top beach volleyball team attempting to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. His credentials include:
-M.Ed Physical Education (Springfield College, Springfield, MA)
-B.A. Philosophy (Univ. of Massachusetts)
-American Red Cross First Aid, CPR & AED Certified
-USAV Indoor Impact/SafeSport Certified
-USAV Beach Impact/SafeSport Certified
-NSCA- Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach
-ACSM-Certified Personal Trainer
-NASM– Fitness Nutrition Specialization

 

J.V. Head Coach
Dillon Cox — Contact information: dcox4111@icloud.com

 

Dillon Cox is a Dobson High School graduate who has moved back to Arizona two years ago. He started playing volleyball his junior year of high school, and as a late bloomer, quickly excelled. Dillon was honored to be named to the all-state team his senior year. Upon graduating from high school, he was recruited to play at San Diego Mesa College and started as a freshman. After one year of playing at SDM, he realized beach was his passion and transitioned to the outdoor game. Dillon's first year playing beach, he received an "A" rating and his second year got his "AAA" rating. Since receiving his "AAA" rating, Dillon has competed in the Southwest region for the AVP Next series and travels to every major AVP event during the beach season. He was invited to coach at Coast volleyball club under his mentor; Ted Summers-Torres and Dillon considers himself blessed to assist under such an amazing coach on the boys Coast 17-1 team. He also served as an assistant coach on the 15-2s team. Because of his experience in sand, he helped run the beach program under Derek Olsen who plays in the AVP. The two years Dillon spent in San Diego helped him improve profoundly as a coach and a player. Working under some of the best coaches in California prepared him to serve as the boys JV coach at Basha High School and to lead the Arizona Storm VBC 16 Strike team in 2016. In 2017, he served as the Head Volleyball Coach for the Arizona College Preparatory Academy’s sand program and recently join Tim Church as the JV Coach at Saguaro High School. 

 

Freshman Head Coach
Hannah — Contact information: 

 

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