The Mountain View Volleyball Club family is growing- in just 10 quick years, MVVC has grown to be one of the premier volleyball clubs in the Nation. Since opening, MVVC has garnered 14 medals at the Junior National Championships and helped develop dozens of players to play on NCAA and NAIA teams.
Mike Rubin Co-Founder, MVVC Girls Club Director, Boys 16-Red Coach, Girls 14-Red
As the Girls club director Mike focuses on supporting the girls program’s coaches and players. As a founder of MVVC, he will continue to be directly involved with all aspects of MVVC.
Current Head Girls Varsity Girls Coach / Teacher at Saint Francis High School
San Jose Mercury Coach of the Year 3 times (2015, 2012, 2008)
Bronze Medal at Boy’s JO’s 2004
Coached over 40 NCAA collegiate players
4 Year Starter at UC Santa Cruz and has had his AAA on the beach for last 10 years
Brian Wahl Co-Founder, Youth (Boys/Girls) Director, Finances- Payments, Registration
Brian’s responsibilities include the organization and tracking of the clubs budgets, schedules and registrations. Focuses on an overview of all MVVC programs.
Currently a teacher at Saint Francis High School
Jonah Carson Boys Club Director & Recruiting Coordinator, 18 Red Head Coach
20+ years coaching experience
2010-2013, Asst. Coach, UOP, Stockton, CA
2004-2010, Head Coach, University of California, UC Santa Cruz
15 Years involvement with USA Volleyball including assistant coach with both the USA Men's Junior and Youth National Teams, Lead Coach for HP Championships and Holiday Camps, Mentor Coach.
Current USA Men's Junior National Team Head Coach
Current Varsity Head Coach at St. Francis High School (Mt. View)
2018 CCS Honor Coach
Coached AVCA Division III National Player of the Year (2008, Bryan Shires) and AVCA Division
Nat'l Newcomer of the Year (2010, Salvatore La Cavera)
Coached 10 AVCA Division III All-Americans
Arman Zakarian Lead Coach for MVVC Girls Programs
Current Women's Indoor and Sand Head Coach at West Valley College.
Assistant coach with the USA Men's Pan Am team, 2016,
3 years assistant with the boys USA High Performance Pipeline
Assistant coach for the UC Irvine men's team (NCAA Semi-finalist, 2015)
Previously head coach Santa Barbara City College Men's Volleyball
Played at UCSB and SBCC
Paul Leon MVVC Boys Lead Coach
Paul Leon, MVVC Boy's Lead Coach provides insight and guidance on individual / team skills to age groups 15 - 18 years.
8 Years coaching (middle school, high school, club, and collegiate level experience)
2016 - Present Head Men's Volleyball Coach at UC Santa Cruz (top 10 NCAA DIII)
2013 - 2015 Asst. Coach, UCSC Men's Volleyball (2013 & 2015 NCAA appearances)
2011 - 2012 Team Captain Setter for Santa Cruz, leading the Banana Slugs to a CVC conference championship, and a NCAA bid in the spring of 2012
First-Team All CVC, team MVP and Second-Team AVCA All-American
2008 - 2010 Played junior college ball for the Orange Coast College Pirates
Bryan Shires Social Media and Outreach, Boys 14-Red Coach
In addition to coaching, Bryan will continue to manage the MVVC’s social media.
2015 JNC Silver Medal 14-Open
2013 JNC Bronze Medal 14-Open
Earned open bid with every Boy’s team
NCAA DIII National Player of the Year in 2008 playing at UC Santa Cruz (3 Time All- American)
Lake Merchen MVVC Sand Director, 16 Red Assistant Coach
3 Years Coaching
Current Aptos H.S. Girls Varsity coach
Current Director of MVVC Sand Program
4 Year Starter at UC Santa Cruz
Holds All-Time Kill record at UC Santa Cruz
2 Time NCAA AVCA D3 First team honors
Wendy Bockholt Directors Assistant- Uniforms, Registration, Scheduling
Wendy is an integral part of the MVVC community. She focuses on helping organize player uniforms, registration and club scheduling.