Lake VBC U14-2: Welcome
Gary Stevens: U14-2 Head Coach
Impact Certified, Cap Level 1 Certified, GMS level 1 2009, 2011, 2013
This will be Gary’s 5th season at Lake VBC and 7th season overall coaching club. He currently is in his 1st year as Head Varsity Coach for Granite Falls High School after spending the 2 previous years as the JV Coach. He was introduced to volleyball while attending Bellevue College on a Golf Scholarship. During his time at Bellevue College he played co-ed rec. volleyball and continued to play after completing college. He got into coaching after his oldest daughter was playing Boys and Girls Club Volleyball and saw the need for some better trained coaches. In 2008 he was hired on staff at Lake VBC. The last 2 seasons he took 12 new girls to club in their U14 year and developed them using Gold Medal Squared principles and in their U15 season they finished #14 out of 52 teams in Power League and #11 out of 52 in Regionals. He has a real passion for teaching the fundamentals and providing that foundation that will help the athletes reach their personal goals.
Liliana Blanco: U14-2 Assistant Coach
This will be Liliana’s 1st year with Lake VBC. She is currently attending EVCC. Lil played DS at Kennewick High School where she also played soccer and wrestled. Her mantra is "Be as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own" Lil looks forward to working with our young athletes and passing her love for sports and drive to excel in life along to these young minds.