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Jim Kramer

Jim Kramer

KEY STRENGTHS

  • Ability to teach (sportsmanship, volleyball skills, volleyball strategy, etc…)
  • Knowledge of volleyball
  • History of local and state wide volleyball (High School and College)
  • Close contacts with the vast majority of local high school and college coaching staff & referees
  • Disciplined / Structured / Organized

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Conference Record (High School + College, excluding Club): 107-12
  • Overall Record (High School + College, excluding Club): 122-24
  • 2 “Top 8” appearance in Class AA State Championship
  • 2 “Top 16” appearance in Class AA State Championship
  • 1 Wyoming Valley Conference Championship
  • 2 “Top 16” appearance in NCAA Division III National Championships
  • 2 Keystone Class BB USVBA (State) Championships (Player)
  • 1 Keystone Class B USA (State) Championships (Player)
  • Member of PA Volleyball Coaches Association

COACHING EXPERIENCE
High School 2010 – 2016

Head Coach, North Pocono Women’s Volleyball. (2015 – 2017)
Assistant Coach, North Pocono Men’s Volleyball. (2015 – 2016, under Jud Holdridge)
Volunteer Assistant Coach, North Pocono Men’s Volleyball. (2012 – 2015, under Jud Holdridge)
Volunteer Assistant Coach, North Pocono Men’s Volleyball. (2011, under Bill Kline)
Volunteer Assistant Coach, North Pocono Women’s Volleyball. (2010, under JoAnne Perry)

Club 2012 – Present
Coach, Northeast Alliance Volleyball Club (AAU), U16 Boys’ Team (2012- 2016)
Primary responsibilities included:

  • Head Coach
  • Player Grades: Freshman & young Sophomores

Coach, Northeast Alliance Volleyball Club (AAU), U15 Girls’ Team (2012-2013, 2016-2017)
Primary responsibilities included:

  • Head Coach
  • Player Grades: Freshman, 8th Grade & 7th Grade

Coach, Northeast Alliance Volleyball Club (AAU), U16 Girls’ Team (2014-2015)
Primary responsibilities included:

  • Head Coach
  • Player Grades: Freshman, young Sophomores & 8th Grade (primarily a U15 team)

College 1987 – 1988

Volunteer Assistant Coach, University of Scranton Women’s Volleyball. (1987 – 1988, under Kevin Cleary)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

  • Penn State, University Park, USVBA Club Team (Class BB), Defensive Specialist / Setter (1983-1984)
  • Penn State, University Park, USVBA Club Team (Class A), Setter (1985-1986)
  • Pocono Pounders, USVBA Club Team (Class A/BB), Setter (1987-1990) – Including 2 Keystone (State) Class BB Championships
  • NEVBA (Northeast Volleyball Association) USA Club Team (Class BB/B), Coach/Captain/Setter (1991-1994) – Including 1 Keystone (State) Class B Championships
  • Multiple local leagues, including, but not limited to: Dunmore YMCA (manage the league), Carbondale YMCA, Pocono Mountain High School, Dunmore Community Center, Forest City Kennedy Field, Green Gables
  • Pottstown Rumble (2011-2013)
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