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Meet The Director

Chris P Austin

"I believe that the most important thing that we can give an athlete is information on what makes a player successful, what takes away from her or him being successful, and that true leaders always find a way onto the court."

- Chris P Austin

 

Coaching:

2018 Men's NCAA Tournament (UC Irvine)

2017 USAV Boys 15 Open Gold Medal (National Championship)

2017 USAV Girls 18 Patriot Bronze Medal

4 USA Volleyball Junior National Team Athletes

6 USAV Junior Nationals All Americans

8 SCVA Boys' Club Medals

Division I (USC & UC Irvine)

1 California Girls' SS CIF Championship (Long Beach Poly HS, 2011)

1 California Girls' Division I State Runner-Up (Long Beach Poly HS, 2011)

Professional & College Teams:

2015-2016: LEKA Volleyball (Finland A1)

2015-2015: Ethnikos Alexandroupolis (Greece A1)

2014-2015: Kifisia Volley (Greece A1)

2013-2014: Tampereen Isku Volley (Finland A1)

2011-2013:  UC Irvine Men's Volleyball (NCAA D1)

2010-2011:  Long Beach City College (CCCAA) 

Accolades:

2016 Mestaruusliiga Suomen Finnish Cup Final Four (LEKA Volley)

2015 Mestaruusliiga Player of the Month, Sept & Oct (LEKA Volley)

2015 Mestaruusliiga Setter of the Month, Sept & Oct (LEKA Volley)

2013 NCAA Division I National Championship (UCI)

2013 NCAA DI Final Four All-Tournament Team (UCI)

2012 NCAA Division I National Championship (UCI)

2012 NCAA DI Final Four All-Tournament Team (UCI)

2012 MPSF Conference Championship (UCI)

2011 CCCAA All-State Team (LBCC)

'11 & '10 CCCAA Western All-Conference Team (LBCC)

Beach Activities:

2013 AVP Manhattan Beach Open Main Draw (17th)

2013 WSOBV Long Beach Six Man Championship (1st)

2012 AVP Manhattan Beach Open Main Draw (19th)

2011  FIVB Halifax, Canada Swatch Junior World Championships (19th)

2011  USA Beach Junior National Team

2011  Jose Cuervo Hermosa Beach Open Main Draw (13th)

Educational Degrees:

2016 Master's Degree (Coaching & Athletic Administration) Concordia University

2013 Bachelor's Degree (Public Health Policy) University of California, Irvine

2011  Associate's Degree (Business Administration) Long Beach City College