David Rubio and Chris Lamb will be conducting a free coaches clinic for all club coaches attending the Las Vegas Classic. David is the Head Coach at the University of Arizona and leads all active conference coaches with 479 victories as a Pac-12 coach. He has led the Wildcats to 13 20-win seasons and 19 NCAA appearances. He was honored as Coach of the Year by ASICS/Volleyball Magazine during the 2001 campaign, guiding Arizona to its first-ever national semi-final appearance. He was named Pac-10 Coach of the Year in 2000, leading UA to its first Pac-10 title. He guided Arizona from a winless league record in 1991, the year prior to his arrival, to the NCAA West Regionals in 1993. Named 1993 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) West Region Coach of the Year.
Chris Lamb recently completed his 19th season as the head volleyball coach at Wichita State. He has led the Shockers to at least 20 wins in 15 out of the last 16 seasons, and was the National Coach of the Year by Volleyball Magazine in 2017. Lamb's career record stands at 427-178 following the 2018 campaign. Under his leadership, the Shockers improved in wins and in the conference standings in each of his first six seasons. He is the first WSU volleyball coach to accomplish this feat. WSU has advanced to the postseason for the fourth consecutive season. WSU has had 11 All-Americans under Chris's guidance.
Marki is excited to have David and Chris be a part of our event. The free coaching clinic will take place at the Mandalay Bay CC on February 15th from 4:30pm-6:30pm.