AZ East Valley Juniors

AZ EAST VALLEY JUNIORS
Arizona's Premiere Volleyball Club Since 1990

AZ East Valley Juniors trains exclusively at
Court One, 9100 S. McKemy Street, Tempe, AZ 85284

Court One
2014-2015  
Name: Steve Crook

Coaching Experience:

  • School
    • 2014-present - Benedictine University at Mesa
      • Head coach for Men's Volleyball
    • 2010-Present- Tesseract School (Paradise Valley)
      • Head Varsity Coach. CAA State 1A Champs 2012
      • Head Coach Middle School, 5-6 MVAL champs 2010, 7-8 MVAL Champs 2012
    • 1991-2008-Westwood High School (Mesa)
      • Head Varsity Coach (431-227 in 18 seasons)
      • 60 Athletes earned college VB scholarships
      • NHSACA National Coach of the Year finalist 2008
      • 1994 State 5A Champs. 5A State Runners up 1996,1997
      • AZ Republic Coach of the Year 1994
      • Mesa Tribune Coach of the Year 1994, 1997
      • Phoenix Gazette Coach of the Year 1994
      • ACA Coach of the year 1995
    • 1984-1989-Central Arizona College (Coolidge)
      • Head Volleyball Coach (132-60 in 6 seasons)
      • Coached 6 NJCAA All-Americans
      • ACCAC Runner Up four times
    • 1979-1980-Head Coach Holbrook High School
      • Guided team to first ever school state VB appearance 1980
  • Club
    • 2013-2014-East Valley Juniors
      • Head Coach 13 Mizuno and Assistant Coach 15 White
    • 2012-2013-East Valley Juniors
      • Head Coach 13 Mizuno and 15 White teams
    • 1992-2011-Club Red Juniors (Mesa)
      • Founded club in 1992
      • Club Director 1992-2008
      • 100+ athletes on volleyball scholarships
      • Coached every age group in club from 1992-2012
      • Coached Red 17's to Open runner-up finish twice behind Red 18's
      • Arizona Region Club Director of the Year 2003

Playing Experience:

  • University of Arizona Men's Club Team--1975-1979
  • Arizona Outdoor Volleyball Association (2 man Beach) 1980-1991
    - 6 time AZ State champion
    - Played in 4 AVP events (highest finish 13th)

Education:

  • BS in Secondary Ed. (Physical Education) University of Arizona 1979
  • MS in Secondary Ed. Arizona State University 1990
  • Self-Contained Alternative School Teacher in Mesa Unified School District 1981-2008

Other:

  • USAV Arizona Region Junior Board Member 1993-1997
  • USAV Arizona Region Junior Tournament Coordinator 1993-1997 and 2011- present
  • Meritorius Service Award from USA Volleyball 1994
  • Arizona Region Salute award from USA Volleyball 2010

Personal:

  • Married Karen MacDonell in 1996. Son Haydon Sophomore at Westwood HS