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Ray Lewis


Ray Lewis

2017-18
Boys Program Coordinator
Head Coach
Boys 
18-Ray
Assistant Coach
Girls 18R1-Gilbert

A message from Coach Ray:

Volleyball is my passion and coaching allows me to share my passion with numerous individuals. There are few things in life that I enjoy more than coaching volleyball. To be successful, you must understand the game that you are playing. During our time working together, you will learn both the "how" and "why" of volleyball, while learning life skills in a competitive atmosphere. The skills learned on the volleyball court will carry you to success far beyond your playing career. 

Education has always been a top priority. Through attending the AVCA convention, getting CAP certified and using unlimited resources, I strive to ensure players receive quality and knowledgeable coaching. I am looking forward to begin working with EVJ's athletes and continuing to grow the game.


Coaching Experience:

Club Volleyball:

  • East Valley Juniors Volleyball Club, Gilbert, AZ
    2017-18 positions: Boys Head Coach, 18-Ray; Girls Assistant Coach, 18R1-Gilbert
    2016-Present (Indoor Boys Head Coach, 18's, Program Coordinator)
    2016-Present (Indoor Girls Head & Assistant Coach, 18's)

    - 2017 AZ Region Championship Division Silver Bracket Champs (20-2 in region       play)
  • Vegas Xtreme Sports VBC, Las Vegas, NV
    - 2012-Present - Co-Director, Coach (Boys & Girls)
          - 2017 Bronze Medalist (3rd) in Club Division at Boys Junior Nationals
          - 2016 Silver Runner-Up at Boys Junior Nationals
  • LV Impact, Las Vegas, NV
    - 2012-2014 (Indoor Girls Head Coach, 16 Local/15 Local)
  • Las Vegas eNVy, Las Vegas, NV
    - 2010-2012 (Indoor Girls Head Coach, 16 Local (21-0), 18 Regional)
  • Go Fish VBC, Sheboygan,WI
    - 2009-2010 (Indoor Girls Assistant Coach, 16 Regional (19-5))

School Volleyball:

  • Benedictine University at Mesa, Mesa, AZ
    2017-Present (Men's Head Coach)
    2016 (Men's Assistant Coach)
  • Mesa High School, Mesa, AZ
    2017-Present (Boy's Head Coach)
    • 2017 East Valley Region Coach of the Year
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Chandler, AZ
    2016-17 (Women's Coach)
  • Legacy High School, Las Vegas, NV
    - 2012-16 Boys & Girls Head Coach
    • 2015 NIAA Boy's State Runner-up
    • 2014 NIAA Boy's State Championship
    • 2014 SNVCA State Coach of the Year
    • Girl's program has made 3 consecutive playoff appearances for the first time in school history
  • Arbor View High School, Las Vegas, NV
    - 2010-12 Varsity Assistant Coach

Professional/Other Volleyball:

  • Arizona Sizzle Men's Professional Team
    2017 (Assistant Coach)
  • A3 High Performance Select
    2017 (Camp Coach)

Playing Experience:

Collegiate

  • Lakeland College, Sheboygan, WI
    - NCVF National Runner Up

High School

  • Arbor View High School, Las Vegas, NV

Education/Other:

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
- Attended and completed Associates Degree, currently completing Bachelors

Accomplishments:

  • 2013 Named President of the Southern Nevada Volleyball Coaches' Association
  • 2013 SNVCA Southwest Girl's Coach of the Year
  • 2013 USA Volleyball Coaches Accreditation Program Completed (CAP 1)
  • 2014 SNVCA Sunset Region Boy's Coach of the Year
  • 2014 SNVCA State Boy's Coach of the Year
  • 2014 Boy's NIAA State Champions, Sunset Region Champions and Southwest Division Champions.
  • 2014 Bronze Semifinal Boy's Junior Nationals Finish- 18's Division
  • 2015 Boy's NIAA State Runner-up and Sunset Region Champions
  • 2015 Bronze Semifinal Boy's Junior Nationals Finish- 16's Division
  • 2015 USA Volleyball CAP 2 Completed