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Casey Simon


Casey Simon

EVJ Leadership Team
National Teams Program Coordinator;
Collegiate Recruiting Coordinator

A message from Coach Casey:
My mission and goal as a coach is to provide the best guidance, skill development and leadership to our athletes as possible. I strongly believe that pride, determination, a solid work ethic and accountability is the foundation to being a successful athlete and team.  As a coach, we are in a unique position to have a huge impact on young athletes and I take that role very seriously.  I am a passionate and competitive coach and encourage the same mindset of each of my players and teams!  EVJ is a true family atmosphere that fosters a competitive environment for all levels of the game as well as provides young athletes with memories and experiences that will last a lifetime.  I am excited for the upcoming club season!  


Coaching Experience:

Club Volleyball

  • East Valley Juniors Volleyball Club
    2015-Present (Indoor Girls Head & Assistant Coach, 16s-18s; EVJ Beach Coach)

     - 2022-2023, National Teams Program Coordinator (Casey is taking a year off from coaching a team to help run the national program.)
     - 2021-2022, Girls Head Coach, 17N1-Tempe
     - 2020-2021, Girls Assistant Coach, 17N1-Tempe
     - 2019-2020, Girls Assistant Coach, 18N1-Gilbert & 13R1-Gilbert
     - 2018-2019, Girls Assistant Coach, 18N1-Gilbert
     - 2017-2018, Girls Assistant Coach, 18N1-Gilbert
  • Central Arizona Juniors, Florence, AZ 
  • 2007-15 (Club Director, Girls Head Coach, 16s & 18s)
  • Tri-Valley Juniors Club Volleyball, Florence, AZ
    2004-07 (Girls Head Coach, 14s - 16s)
     

    - 2013-14 AZ Region 16's Championship Division - 1st Place

School Volleyball

  • Benedictine University at Mesa, Mesa, AZ
    2016-Present Girls Indoor Assistant Coach

    2016-Present Girls Beach Assistant Coach
  • Central Arizona College, Coolidge, AZ
    2015 (Interim Head Coach)
    2014 (Assistant Coach)
  • Florence High School, Florence, AZ
    2007-Current (
    Varsity Head Coach)

    - AIA D3 State Qualifier all 9 seasons 
    - D3, Section 5 "Coach of the Year" - 2013
    - Arizona Coaches Association "Coach of the Year" - 2013

    - D3 South Region "Coach of the Year" - 09 & 10

Playing Experience

  • AZ Primitive Boys Club, 1999-2001

Education/Other

  • Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ
    Currently Enrolled, 
    Working towards BS Sports Management 
  • Apollo College - 2004
  • A.O.S. - Certified Respiratory Therapist 
  • NFHS Level 1 Accredited Coach