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Laurel Perini

Born: Findlay, Ohio. Grew up in Lewiston, New York 

  • 2013-present High Performance-STL volleyball coach
  • 2003-2012 Physical Education teacher, Department Chair,  St. George's Independent School, Germantown, TN
  • 1996-2003 Physical Education teacher, Department Chair The Hutchison School, Memphis, TN    
  • 1994-1996 Assistant Volleyball Coach, University of Memphis

Years Coaching: 28

Coaching Background:

  • 2018 G11 Royal 11th place finish at GJNC
  • 2014-present Head Coach, High Performance-STL G11 Royal
  • 2013-14 Head Coach, High Performance -STL G11Red
  • 1996-2004 Varsity Head Coach, The Hutchison School, Memphis, TN
  • 1994-1996 Assistant Coach, University of Memphis
  • 1989-1993 Multiple volleyball camp coach, Nike High Potential Camp, University of New Mexico Camp, Univerisity of Wisconsin Camp, Univerisity of North Carolina Chapel Hill Camp, University of Memphis, Northeastern Volleyball Camps

Playing Background:  

  • 1989-1993 University of New Mexico, Middle Blocker. Team MVP, 2 time Team captain, First Team All-West Region, First team All-Conference, All-American candidate, Academic All-Conference
  • 4 year Varsity Starter, Lewiston-Porter High School, Youngstown, NY
  • 5 year club player, Cheetah Volleyball Club Sweet Home, Buffalo, NY
  • 4 year player, New York Empire State Games

Other Interesting Things:

  • Married for 25 years to Victor and mom to 3 fantastic sons (Weston - Sophomore at The University of Kansas, Nathan - Junior at Marquette HS, Brycen - 7th grade)
  • 1989 New York State High Jump Champion
  • Recruited Divsion I in three varsity sports in high school -volleyball, basketball, track
  • Enjoys sports and exercise of all kinds

Favorite Quote: You don't get it by staring, you don't get it by wishing, you don't get it by hoping, you don't get it easy. You get it by getting up, working for it, every second, of every day for the rest of your life. - unknown