|Title:||Assistant Volleyball Coach|
Joel List begins his eighth season in 2013 as Frank Lavrisha's top assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Regis. A native of Ogallala, Neb., List now calls Denver home after coaching stints in Nebraska, Kansas, and Illinois. List's coaching and job experiences make him a well rounded assistant.
The 2013 season is the start of List's 11th
season as an assistant coach at the collegiate level. He spent the
2003 and 2004 seasons as the assistant coach/recruiting coordinator
at Fort Hays State University. List moved on from FHSU in 2004,
after helping the Tigers to a 31-5 record and a #11 national
ranking his last season. He also volunteered with the University of
Nebraska-Kearney's women's volleyball team from 1999-2001.
List's coaching involvement has ranged from training middle school teams to international competition. List has been the head coach for several years in the club scene. He was involved with club volleyball in Nebraska for three years, Illinois for one, and is currently coaching with the club scene here in Denver. Prior to coming to Regis, in the spring of 2006, List was a personal trainer and manager of a strength and fitness facility in the Chicago area.
List's coaching experiences extended outside the
club and collegiate levels. He had the opportunity to
experience the international competition of volleyball by coaching
with the non-profit organization, USA Athletes
International, in Holland and Germany. List was exposed
to volleyball in elementary school because his father was a coach.
His early coaching experiences began while teaching math and
coaching at a middle school near Omaha, Nebraska. While in Omaha,
List was a volunteer assistant at Papillion-La Vista High School in
2001 where the team finished with a Class A State Championship and
a record of 40-1.
Besides assisting with on court and recruiting duties, List serves as the program's strength and conditioning coach. A 2001 graduate with a bachelor's degree in education and coaching from Nebraska-Kearney, and went on to complete his master's in exercise science from Fort Hayes State University. List is a member of the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
Joel resides in Denver with his wife Leslie and daughter Lilly.