Event Management. NASA Satellite Engineer (32 Years)
Founded GCVA in 1992 (one of the largest outdoor organizations in the U.S.) The GCVA is known through the U.S. as the premier outdoor volleyball association on the Gulf Coast. The AVP, USAV, other professional and amateur volleyball associations/promoters, various cities, parks departments and convention and visitors Bureaus have consulted with us over the years on our opinion/input on outdoor volleyball. Organized/Promoted over 500outdoor volleyball events in the last 28 years.
Indoor B player, Outdoor GCVA B/BB player (but not very good). GCVA Tournament director, Junior Program Director and GCVA President. A founder/director of the Texas Volleyball Association.Started GCVA Juniors indoor program in 2005
Head and Ast coach of various teams since we started.
IMPACT CERTIFIED 2005
USA Volleyball Provisional Referee and Scorekeeper
2007 LONESTAR Robert L. Lindsay Meritorious Service Award for promoting volleyball in the Lone Star Region.
1993 FOVA achievement award for becoming one of the top 5 largest volleyball organizations (members) in the U.S.
1993-2000 Recognized by Outdoor Volleyball USA as the “#1 outdoor volleyball organization on the Gulf Coast”
Travis Clifford, Beach Team Director, Junior League Direc...
I currently do payroll for a trucking company in Alvin.
I have played volleyball for 20 years now. 4 years of club volleyball (Baja, South Shore, Sugarland Select) and 3 years of High School Volleyball at Pearland High School. I started out as a Middle blocker, changed to Outside hitter and now I currently play libero. I play on a women's indoor tournament team and I currently play competitive beach volleyball.
2020-Present: Head Coach for GCVA 131 Coast
2019-2020: Head Coach for GCVA 131 Coast & 162 East Beach
2018-2019: Head Coach for GCVA 162 East Beach & 143 West Beach
2017-2018: Head Coach GCVA
2016-2017: Head Coach for Pearland Juniors 14u
2016-2017: Head Coach for Brookside Intermediate 7th Grade A-Team
2015-2016: Assistant Coach GCVA
2014-2015: Assistant Coach GCVA
2013-2014: Head Coach for GCVA 15 East Beach
2012-2013: Head Coach GCVA
2011-2012: Head Coach for GCVA 142 Surfside
2010-2011: Assistant Coach for GCVA 142 West Beach
I've been playing volleyball since the 7th grade. I started on the varsity volleyball team at Dobie High School for 3 years as an outside hitter. I was varsity captain and All District MVP my senior year. I played club volleyball for GCVA. Today I continue to play beach and indoor volleyball.
2016-2017 TBD - Right now a Floater
2015-2016: Head Coach 151 Coast
2014/2015 Head Coach GCVA 17 East Beach
2013-2014 Head Coach 16 West Beach,
2014-2016: Coach GCVA Beach Team
2012-2013 - Head Coach 16 East Beach
2010-2011 - Assistant coach for GCVA 14 East Beach
Financial Investment Consultant in the Clear Lake area.
Keith has coached all age groups for GCVA and has been with us since we started. Keith has been an indoor player for many years, former Boy's club player, GCVA "A" Beach Player. Keith is considered one of our best coaches. He has been able to help B players make the A team, players who did not make a team to become B team players and in general gets the most out of all players. Keith will be in charge of evaluations, rankings etc for the GCVA “Boot Camp” Camps.
2005/Present GCVA Head Coach, GCVA Summer Camp Director
2012 to Present: Beach Team Instructor
2013/2015: GCVA 161 and 15 East Beach Head Coach, Camp Directror, Beach Team Instructor
2012/2013: GCVA 164 and 142 Head Coach, Camp Head Coach, Beach Team Instructor
2011/2012: GCVA 17 Head Coach
2010/2011: GCVA 18 National Head Coach
2009/2010: GCVA 17 Head Coach
2008/2009: GCVA 15’s & 16’s East Beach Head Coach
2007/2008: GCVA 15’s East Beach Head Coach
2006/2007: GCVA 14’s West Beach Head Coach
2005/2006: GCVA 131 Head Coach
IMPACT certified 2005
CAP I Certified 2007
CAP II Certified 2009
VCAP Certified 2007
BCAP Certified 2011
IMPACT Instructor Certified 2011
USA Volleyball Provisional Referee and Scorekeeper
Personal: Moved to Houston area 2008/2009. Married with a son living in Manvel, Tx
Small business owner
Ohana Pool Valets
In 1987 I attended a volleyball camp hosted by Al Scates and that week started my life long love of Volleyball. I played Club and Varsity Volleyball throughout high school and walked on at a small junior college. I started playing indoor and on the beach 30 plus years ago and have no intentions of stopping anytime soon.
From 2000-2008 Boys and Girls High school Volleyball Coach
I am a student who is currently working on my prerequisites and I plan on attending UTMB Fall 2013 to achieve my B.S. in Nursing and also my RN license.
I have played volleyball for 10 years now and I am still currently playing in beach volleyball tournaments during the summer. I have played club for 6 years, as well as 2 years in Junior High and 4 years in High School at Clear lake/La Porte High School. I also was able to continue my volleyball career at Letourneau University for two years and was a starter. I decided to come home because they do not have a nursing program at LETU. I have been a setter from the first time I started playing volleyball. I achieved the "Yellow-Jacket" award at Letourneau University my sophomore year for being a well rounded player.
2004-2006 Two years Seabrook Intermediate 7th A team and 8th A team
2004-2011 Six years Club: AVA, GCVA, SPACE CITY- Position: Setter
2006-2011 One Year Freshman, One Year JV One year Varsity in Clear Lake High School/ 1 Year Varsity at LaPorte - Position: Setter
2011-2013 Two years Varsity Letourneau University- Position: Setter
A Sand Player
2016 to 2017t: Freshman Coach at Clear Falls High School
2016 GCVA Summer Drills Director
2013 - Present GCVA Head Coach
2009-2010 Camp for AVAiators for Absolute Volleyball Association
2011-2013 Camp Coach for Gulf Coast Volleyball Association
2011-2013 Camp Coach for Letourneau University
2011-2012 Head Coach for 14 Red, East Texas Juniors
I am currently taking a gap year before college. I work as an aid for my Grandma who has ALZ. My interests include Volleyball(indoor and sand), singing and dance. I plan to focus on a career in Physical Therapy.
I began playing Co-ed competitive volleyball at COM 7 years ago. I played with CHSA for 5 years. I currently play GCVA sand tournaments and league. I also play Co-ed A Volleyball at COM.
I was an Assistant Coach with GCVA 14's last year. I teach Private hitting and serving lessons for players. I enjoy helping young players learn to love the game of Volleyball! It's a great sport that can be played throughout your life!
USAV IMPACT CERTIFIED
USAV Volleyball Provisional Ref and Scorekeeper
Mary Clifford, GCVA Head Coach - Director Little Spiker...
Mary Clifford( Teacher/JV Volleyball/Basketball coach at Clear Springs High School)...
I played volleyball at Clear Lake High School and club at Pearland Jrs. and during my time at A&M I played on the club team. In the Summer of 2016 me and my Husband took over at the Hot & Sweaty summer High School league which is now named the COAST Summer League.
2014-Present Head Ast Coach/JV Coach Clear Springs High School
2017-2018 Season: Qualified for USAV nationals with the GCVA 181 Coast Team, Won AVC 18's National Qualifier in Dallas, Finished 4th is Shootout, 9th in LoneStar National Qualifier (USA Division)
Profession: Program & Event Coordinator for Clear Lake City Community Center
Volleyball Experience: Robyn has been playing volleyball for a long time. She played 4 years of High School, 4 years of club volleyball, and also played on San Jacinto Women’s Team. Robyn is entering her fifteenth year of coaching club volleyball. Coaching Experience
2020/2021 GCVA Little Spiker Head Coach
2019/2020 GCVA Little Spiker Head Coach
2018/2019 GCVA Little Spiker Head Coach
2017/2018 GCVA Little Spiker Head Coach
2016/2017 GCVA 11 Coast Head Coach
2015/2016 GCVA 15Storm Head Coach
2013/2014: Head Coach 14 West Beach
2011/Present: Little Spikers Director
2012/2013: GCVA 12EB, 14Storm Head Coach
2011/2012: GCVA 12EB and 13EB Head Coach
2010/2011: GCVA 12EB and 14SS Head Coach, 12D Ast. Coach
2009/2010: GCVA 14's SS Head Coach, 12EB Head Coach
2008/2009: GCVA 13's East Beach Head Coach, 14EB Head Coach (one win from qualifying for Nationals)
2007/2008: GCVA 13's East Beach Head Coach,
2002-2008: South Belt 141 and 121 Head Coach
2007 UH (Bill Walton) Coaching Camp
2007 Debbie Sokol’s High School Coaches Camp
USAV Volleyball Provisional Referee and Scorekeeper
Impact Certified 2007
CAP I Certified 2011
Profession: Houston Baptist University Assistant Beach Coach, stay-at-home father and owner of Ron Arenz Camps.
Recently transitioned into the college beach volleyball game after 19 years of coaching indoor at the collegiate level. Numerous players have received all-conference, Junior Olympic All-American, Volleyball Magazine “Fab 50” and NCAA All-American recognition.