contact: abraamwake@gmail.com  

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE

 

2018-2019_ AZ Sky VBC float coach, 15N1 Head Coach post season

St Francis College, NCAA DI (August 2014 – December 2018) Brooklyn, NY

Head Volleyball Coach / Travel Coordinator 

 

Career Highlights

  • 2018 team tied for most program wins in last 17 years

  • 2018 team had most consecutive conference wins in program history

  • 2018 team had most conference wins in history (with current number of teams in conference)

  • Twice recorded highest conference finish in program history (2015 and 2018)

  • 2017 Aleksandra Gligoric became first 1stTeam All Conference award in program history

  • 2017 Defeated Robert Morris for the first time in 24 years

  • 2016 Domenique Gerard became first 2-time All Conference award winner in program history

  • 2016 recorded second most wins in last 15 years

  • 2016 Domenique Gerard broke all-time school record for kills – first player with more than 1000 kills in program history 

  • Recorded 1st, 2nd, and 3rdPlayer of the Week awards in program history

  • Recorded 1st, 2nd, and 3rdRookie of the Week awards in program history

  • Recorded 1stand 2ndDefensive Player of the Week awards in program history

 

USA Volleyball (2014- present) Colorado Springs, CO

High Performance Assistant Coach / Head Team Coach

  • Increased responsibility each year involved

    • 2016 USA Youth National Team Training/Holiday Camp, Assistant Coach

    • 2015 USA High Performance Championships Continental Team Assistant Program Coach/Team Head Coach, A2 Youth Colorado Springs Camp Assistant Coach

    • 2014 A3 Youth Las Vegas Apprentice Coach

  • Working with elite junior athletes in a national team pipeline structure

 

Princeton University (2013 – 2014) Princeton, NJ

Volunteer Women’s Volleyball Coach, Camp Coach

  • Ran off season training program

  • Personally helped train All-Ivy honorees Cara Mattaliano and Lauren Miller and future All Ivy Britney Ptak and Kendall Peterkin

  • Led recruiting efforts for future All Ivy honoree Nnenna Ibe

  • Assisted in on court training, developed scouting reports, assisted in vetting of recruits, and organized team travel

 

Princeton Volleyball Club (2012 – 2018) Princeton, NJ

Head Team Coach, Assistant Director

  • 2018 14-1 team qualified for USAV Girl’s Junior National Championships, the second team in club history to qualify for GJNC

  • Helped raise club ranking from sub 15thin region to perennial top 5 ranking

  • Coached every team to a top 8 spot in region 

 

WAVE Volleyball Club(2009 – 2012) San Diego, CA

Head Team Coach

  • Coached 5 teams over 3 years

  • Head coach to future All Ivy honoree Devon Peterkin

  • 2011 WAVE 13-2 Team 13 Open Festival National Champions

  • 2012 WAVE 14-1 Qualifier for USAV Girl’s National Championships

 

San Diego City College(2009 – 2012) San Diego, CA

Associate Head Women’s Volleyball Coach, Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach

 

McClintock High School (2007 – 2009) Tempe, AZ

Head Girl’s Volleyball Coach

  • Both seasons over .500 record, highest records in past decade

  • 2008 Qualified for State Tournament, first time in past decade

  • 2008 Desert Region Coach of the Year

 

Scottsdale Community College(2006-2007) Scottsdale, AZ

Assistant Volleyball Coach, Assistant Women’s Athletic Director, Equipment Manager

 

Arizona Sky VBC  (2006-2009) Phoenix, AZ

Head Team Coach 

 

NorCal VBC (2004-2006) Moraga, CA

Head Team Coach

 

PROFESSIONAL VOLLEYBALL ATHLETE

 

Professional Indoor Career

  • Setter and libero for USA PVL professional tour 2013, 2014, 2015

 

Professional Beach Career

  • Trained professionally in San Diego for three years with some of the top players in the country

  • Main draw player in professional tours (NVL, Jose Cuervo/USAV Tour) 2011, 2012

  • Top 10 finish in NVL Baltimore professional tournament, 2015

 

TEACHER

McClintock High School(2007-2009) Tempe, AZ

Teacher

  • Certified and taught Special Education, English, History, and Physical Education

 

EDUCATION

Arizona State University, Summa Cum Laude (2009)

  • Masters in Secondary Education, Curriculum and Instruction 

Holy Names University, Cum Laude (2006)

  • Bachelors in History