Esther Kim

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We welcome Esther to La Jolla Volleyball club’s coaching staff for Spring 2016!

Esther will be coaching our BOYS team, along with Tristin Allmond

 

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COACHING EXPERIENCE:

– Whitney Middle School 8th grade Girl’s Coach (1999-2000)
– Our Lady of Peace Academy Assistant Varsity Girl’sVolleyball Coach (2002-2006)
– Trainer/Volunteer Coach at a variety of different volleyball clubs in San Diego in various camps, clinics, and privates (2008-2011)
– Westview High School (2008-current)
Head Freshmen Girl’s Volleyball Coach (2008 undefeated league champs)
Head JV Girl’s Volleyball Coach (2009 undefeated league champs)
Assistant Varsity Girl’s Volleyball Coach (2008-2010, 2013)
– Beach Volley Academy of Italy (2013): coached 12-18 year old girls and boys for 3 weeks in Italy in beginner/intermediate/advanced volleyball skills
– Beach and Bay Club Volleyball Coach 2013-2015

INDOOR PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

2000-2004       UCSD Women’s Club Volleyball Team

  • 2003 2nd Team NIRSA All-American
  • 2004 1st Team NIRSA All-American
  • 2002-2004 1st Team All-SCCVL, SCCVL MVP

 

OUTDOOR PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

  • AAA Rated Beach Volleyball Player since 2008
  • 8 consecutive Reverse Coed Grass Volleyball Open Championships from 2007-2012
  • 7 major Coed Beach Volleyball Open Championships from 2010-2014
  • Wuapaca Boatride 2014 3rd place finish (largest grass volleyball tournament in the US)
  • Seaside Beach Volleyball 2013 AA Champs, 2014 AAA 5th place, 2015 AAA 3rd place (largest sand volleyball tournament in the US)
  • Competed in several international tournaments including The Beach Volley Marathon in Italy 2013 (largest beach volleyball tournament in the world), Mexico International Volleyball Tournament (2013-2015) with 1st-2nd place finishes each time.