Volleyball Coaching Staff leads Team Florida HP to Record Medal Count

Volleyball Coaching Staff leads Team Florida HP to Record Medal Count

Eustis, Fla. – Three Lynn University volleyball assistant coaches have helped Florida High Performance volleyball teams earn six medals at the 2017 USA Volleyball High Performance Championships in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.  The three Fighting Knights coaches collected two golds and bronze during the five-day tournament.

Flavia Siqueira, the lead assistant for the Blue & White, coached the Girl's National Select (ages 14-16) to a gold medal while volunteer assistant coach Ore Pablos assisted the Girls' Future Select (ages 13 and under) to gold and volunteer assistant coach Corey Sarubbi earned a bronze medal with the Girls' National Youth squad (ages 16-17).

Florida High Performance also earned gold medals for Girls' International Youth (ages 16-17) and Boys' Regional Youth (ages 18 and under) and a silver medal to the Boys' National Youth (ages 18 and under).  The six medals for Florida High Performance at every division is the first time in program history.

Every year, the USA HP Championships are held to showcase some of the best athletes from across the globe. They come together to compete against one another in a week long tournament. Team Florida was represented by six teams this year; four girls' teams and two boys' teams. The event was held in Ft. Lauderdale, FL at the Broward County Convention Center from July 18th – 22nd.

Each Team Florida all-star team was assigned three coaches, with the majority of them being former or current college coaches.

Siqueira, Pablos and Sarubbi return to the Fighting Knights sidelines along with head coach Adam Milewski and graduate assistant coach Nick St. Thomas for the 2017 season, beginning Friday, Sep. 1, against Missouri S&T in Daytona Beach, Fla.

About Florida Region of USA Volleyball
The Florida Region of USA Volleyball is a 501c3 non-profit that began operations in the 1960's and was officially incorporated in 1982 to promote the sport of volleyball and to create competitive playing opportunities for volleyball enthusiasts of all ages throughout the State of Florida. The Florida Region is one of the 40 regional volleyball associations under the umbrella of USA Volleyball and currently serves approximately 14,500 members. Indoor and outdoor programming is available for adults, juniors, coaches and officials. The Florida Region of USA Volleyball headquarters is located in Eustis, FL. Additional information on the Florida Region can be found at www.FloridaVolleyball.org.