Coach Steve has played competitive volleyball for 19 years, starting in middle school then on to Freedom High School as the varsity setter. He continued on to play at San Jose State University for 2 years, and Kansas State University for 2 more. Steve competed in tournaments across the country in Chicago, Kansas City, and Dallas at the college level. While at KSU Steve was the president and acting coach for the volleyball club. When Steve moved back to California, he joined the coaching staff at Miramontes High School in Orinda as the freshman girls coach for the 2014 & 2015 seasons, and JV boys for the 2015 season.
Steve is also a part of the Odyssey coaching staff, there he has coached a 14's premier team, 15's power team and 16th's premier team.
Steve’s top coaching priorities are teaching discipline, fundamentals, and team spirit while striving towards a common goal. Playing for Coach Steve, you can expect to be treated with respect, to give 100% effort in games and in practice, and to be driven toward excellence.
“A player who makes a team great is more valuable than a great player.” ~ John Wooden
Dave Lapitan, Varsity Girls Assistant Coach
Coach Dave comes to the Las Lomas coaching staff from Santa Cruz where he obtained his degree in Geophysics from UCSC. He served as an assistant coach to the women’s D-III volleyball team for two years.
While living in Santa Cruz, he coached for a few different high schools and clubs (SC Crush and Main Beach). He started off as a freshman head coach for St. Francis Central Coast Catholic. He then moved on to head coach the girls’ varsity team at Pacific Collegiate School where they won the league title all four years of his tenure (47-1 league record) and recorded the only CCS playoff victories for the girls’ team. While at Pacific Collegiate, Dave also helped lead the boys’ team to a 2012 3rd place CCS finish, 2013 5th place CCS finish, and in 2014 were League Champions and CCS Champions (5th place in NorCal).
AJ Cristobal, JV Girls Head Coach
Jim Changaris, JV Girls Assistant Coach
Lia Bloodgood, Freshman Girls Head Coach
Kara Bloodgood, Freshman Girls Assistant Coach
LAS LOMAS HIGH SCHOOL
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