Downstate – 17 Cobras
CJ has been coaching for over twenty years. He began his coaching career at Dearing Volleyball School at Springfield College where he began as a counselor and progressed through coach. During that time he assisted the Joel Barlow Boys volleyball team which won two state and state open titles during that time. On the girls side he was the head freshman coach and assistant varsity coach during their string of title runs through the 90’s and 2000’s.
CJ began coaching club volleyball at Capital City Volleyball club in North Carolina. After two years coaching their 16 Open team CJ was hired by Sacred Heart University in CT as the head men’s and assistant women’s volleyball coach. During his tenure at SHU he and his family began CT Impact Volleyball Club which had several successful years going to nationals with teams at multiple age levels. CJ then moved to Downstate Juniors from 2013 through 2016 where he coached the 17Black team while his daughter played for the club at the younger levels. Most recently CJ has been coaching for CT Juniors as the head 18’s National coach.