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Caitlyn Vann

Caitlyn Vann

HPSTL 16 Orange Head Coach

Phone: 312-972-0934

Born: 04/02/1989
Profession: Founder of Cultivating Champions
Years Coaching: 11

Coaching Background:

  • Founder of C2 Volleyball (2014-Present)
  • Director of DIG it! Volleyball Inc. (2015-Present)
  • HPSTL 15 White Head Coach (2014-2015)
  • HPSTL 15 Orange Head Coach (2015-2016)
  • HPSTL 15 Orange Head Coach (2016-2017)
  • Head Varsity Coach at Rosati-Kain High School (2015-Present)
  • Assistant Coach at DePaul University (2013-2015)

  • Volunteer Assistant Coach at University of California Berkeley (2012-2013)

Awards & Finishes:

  • Helped coach the Blue Demons’ to 16 wins, the most wins for the program since 2001

  • On staff in the 2013 season, when the Blue Demon’s set a new program record for consecutive wins to begin a season (13-0)

  • Minority Coaches Award Recipient (2013)

Playing Background:

  • Professional Volleyball Player in Split, Croatia (2012-2013)

  • Libero at University of Missouri (2007-2010)

  • USA Junior National Training Team Member (2006)

  • USA Youth National A2 Team Member (2004-2005)

Playing Accomplishments:

  • 9-time Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

  • 2010 AVCA All-Central Region honorable mention

  • 2010 Cobra Magazine All-National second team selection

  •’s National Player of the Week honorable mention

  • AVCA High School Senior All-American (2006)

  • 2010 Big 12 conference leader in digs and digs/set, 2nd in aces

Favorite Quote:

"Excellence is not a singular act but a habit. You are what you do repeatedly."

Cultivating Champions

OUR MISSION IS TO PROVIDE ELITE LEVEL VOLLEYBALL TRAINING THAT PROMOTES SKILL AND CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT FOR YOUTH ATHLETES. With the goal of 'Cultivating Champions' our staff prides itself in running professional volleyball programs that not only expose participants to the highest level of training possible, but also help our clients cultivate the skills necessary to be successful in life. C2 Volleyball separates itself from most youth athletic programs by providing athletes with quality training in a fast-paced, intense, positive training environment.

DIG it! Volleyball Inc

Founded through High Performance STL's Select Volleyball Club, DIG it! Volleyball Inc, an acronym for "Developing the Inner Girl" is a 501(c)3 female empowerment program that provides free after-school volleyball training for at-risk girls in the St. Louis area. THE MISSION OF DIG IT! VOLLEYBALL INC. IS TO USE THE SPORT OF VOLLEYBALL AND CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT TRAINING TO EDUCATE AND INSPIRE AT-RISK GIRLS TO MAKE HEALTHY CHOICES IN EVERY ASPECT OF THEIR LIVES. Our program, which has impacted over 150 girls in the St. Louis area results in the increase in confidence, courage, health, and educational and personal development.