Joseph Czopek joined the North East Alliance Volleyball Club in its second year of existence. Over the years he has coached all the various levels, most recent years with a U18 Boys team. Coach Czopek begins his seventh season at the helm of the Wilkes women’s volleyball program in 2018 after a fine first six seasons making three appearances in the MAC Freedom Tournament. In 2013 he earned the Middle Atlantic Conference Coach Of The Year award. Czopek is also in his third year coaching the new men’s team at Wilkes after opening the program’s inaugural season in 2017. Coach Czopek went to Wilkes University after a 20-year stint at Wyoming Valley West High School coaching both the boys and girls volleyball squads. While at Wyoming Valley West, Czopek led the Spartan’s boy’s team to five PIAA District II AAA Championships (2007, 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2014) as well as qualifying for the Regional Finals in both 2008 and 2009.