GRIFF JOYCE

The Player

  • Two time USA Volleyball All-American

  • Competed on 3 National Championship Teams in these 3 separate sports

  • USC Men's Volleyball – 1990

  • Grass Doubles Volleyball – 1997

  • Ultimate Frisbee – 1996

  • Made the USAV Elite Training Camp (Known now as High Performance)

  • Invited to tryout for the Junior National Team 1988 (was the final & last cut)

  • Made the Olympic Festival Team 1990 and won the Bronze medal as a starter

  • Have played volleyball with Olympic Athletes and Coaches

  • Top Pro player on the Grass Doubles Volleyball Circuit from 1994-2001

  • Won the Men's 6' and under NCVA Championship 3 Consecutive years 1995-1997

  • Won the Volleyball Festival Coaches' Tournament 2 consecutive years

  • Finished in the top ten at Nationals 12 times as an athlete

  • Personally coached by over 10 Olympic Coaches through High Performance Pipeline of athletes and coaches

  • Won the League Championship 5 consecutive times as an athlete - every year it was offered as a junior player 1984-1988

  • ·      Was on the first Boys volleyball team in Northern California History

The Coach

  • First athlete to come back as a coach to the then re-named High Performance Pipeline at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

  • Coached with the Junior National Team

  • Finished top ten Nationally as a coach 6 times

  • Coached Professionally for the Sacramento Stars

  • Coached College Volleyball at USC and UC Davis

  • Finished 3rd Nationally at UC Davis - then their highest finish ever

  • 33 years of coaching experience (Pro, College, High School, and Club)

  • Currently the Division 1 referee liaison for the Big Sky Conference at Sacramento State (3rd year) Coached camps with Marv Dunphy, Karch Kiraly, and other Volleyball Legends

  • Been to USAV Nationals (Junior Nationals) 15+ times

  • Coached hundreds of scholarship athletes

  • Coached 10+ AVP athletes

  • High School coaching experience – De La Salle and St. Francis (Sacramento) Began a volleyball dynasty at both schools, which have a combined record of OVER 15 Section Championship titles

  • Founding Director of Force Volleyball Club Sacramento - the most successful VB Club in Sacramento from 2000-2008

  • Coached at NCVC until 2017

  • Graduate Gold Medal Squared USAV Training Program

  • Creator of the VolleySol Training Program and techniques

  • Owner PLUS Sports Systems - one of the top VB Arm swing training programs in the USA from 2012-2015

  • Certified Coach in the PowerCore 360 Strength Program

  • Videographer for USA Volleyball Hall of Fame Induction videos - 2006-2012