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COACHES:

  • Varsity - Jan Class
  • Junior Varsity - Valerie Gonzalez
  • Assistant Coaches - Valerie Gonzalez, Ben Davison, and Tito Martinez.

 

Varsity - Jan Class

 

 

 

 

 

 

In 2013, Jan Class came to Seacrest as the junior varsity and assistant varsity coach. He assumed the role of head coach during the 2013 district tournament . The team, under his coaching, went on to win the 2013 Class 2A State Championship, the first volleyball state championship for any school in Collier County and the first state championship for Seacrest. In the fall of 2014, he joined the community as a parent. Jan went on to take the 2014 varsity team back to the state tournament. Jan has an extensive background coaching volleyball all over the world that spans more than 25 years. Click here for a full bio on his volleyball experience.

Junior Varsity - Valerie Gonzalez

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • USA Volleyball Indoor IMPACT Certified Coach
  • Radford University – Virginia – Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration – Marketing and Management
  • Seacrest Country Day School Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach and Varsity Volleyball Assistant Coach
  • Radford University—Virginia NCAA Division I Volleyball Player: 2015-2019
  • 2017 Honorable Mention of All-Conference Team
  • 2017 Big South Conference Championship
  • 2018 Big South Conference Runner-Up Championship
  • 2018 Honorable Mention of All-Sports Big South Conference selection
  • 2018 All-Academic Team
  • 2018 Nominee of Big South Women’s Volleyball Student-Athlete of the Year
  • Seacrest Country Day School 2011-2015 Varsity Volleyball Team Player
  • 2013 FHSAA State Championship
  • 2014 FHSAA Runner-Up Championship
  • 2015 FACA Player of the Year & All-Star Team Select
  • 2015 Naples News Player of the Year
  • 2015 Winged Foot Scholar Athlete Award

Varsity Assistant Coach - Benjamin Davison

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology – Olivet Nazarene University – Summa Cum Laude
  • State of FL Certified Teacher in Biology and Mathematics
  • Nationally Certified Teacher in Adolescent Mathematics
  • USA Volleyball – Cap 1 Indoor Impact Certified Coach
  • 19 years coaching/teaching experience
  • Current Athletic Director, Teacher and Coach at Naples Christian Academy
  • 18 Years coaching 7th/8th-grade volleyball at Naples Christian Academy
  • Over 600 wins coaching between middle school, high school and travel sport levels with multiple league championships.
  • Played collegiate volleyball at Olivet Nazarene University – Middle and Right Side Hitter
  • 4-year starter – selected 2nd Team All Conference – (Senior Year)

Middle School Head Coach - Luis "Tito" Martinez

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Bachelor - Physical Education Secondary
  • Volleyball Team Captain at Central University of Bayamon 2011-2013
  • High School Alliance Men's Nationals Champions- Puerto Rico 2012
  • HSAA Division 2 Champions- Puerto Rico 2013
  • IMPACT certified
  • Coach at 352 Elite Girls ( Ocala, Fl ) 2014-2017
  • Coach at 352 Elite Boys ( Ocala , Fl ) 2014-2018
  • AAU Nationals 2nd Place Gold Bracket 15s Open Division 2015
  • USAV Nationals 2nd Place Gold Bracket 15s Club Division 2015
  • AAU Nationals 1st place Gold Bracket 16s Open Division High Performance Tournament Girls National Select Red-Team Florida Champions 2016
  • Trinity Catholic High School ( Ocala, Fl ) FHSAA 5A Division State Champions 2018
  • Coach at Ocala Power United ( Ocala , Fl ) 2018-2020
  • Florida Region Qualifier Tournament 2019- Qualified in American Division
  • Sunshine Qualifier Tournament 2019 18s Open Division Champions- Qualified in OPEN
  • Sunshine Qualifier Tournament 2020 15s USA Division Champions- Qualified in USA

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