Kevin Colucci is among the most successful high school coaches in the country compiling a record of 168-23 over 15 seasons, including going 99-2 in league & play-offs in the past 8 years leading to 7 straight championships. In 2013 Colucci broke new ground, leading his Terriers to the program's first ever New York State championship. In addition to his High School success Kevin has been coaching club volleyball for 15 years for the successful Creole and Sportime programs qualifying numerous teams for the Junior Olympics.
Kevin is a Physical education teacher at St. Francis Prep and received his Masters' degree from Queens College where he has also taught classes. Kevin has nearly 20 years of Volleyball camp experience and has run camps since 2008 including the St. Francis Prep camp which draws over 100 players each year.
As a player, Kevin has over 20 years of experience on both the sand and hardwood competing at the highest levels. He has competed in 20 USA volleyball National Championships an 8 Empire State Games, earning 5 Gold Medals. On the beach he has been a consistently successful open competitor, participated in AVP qualifiers, and registered numerous top 5 finishes. He has also coached several successful indoor and beach professionals.
Matthew Toner, a former NCAA Division I athlete fell in love with volleyball at an early age, competing with his father in beach tournaments. He has extensive coaching experience at the high school and club volleyball levels since 2004, coaching both male and female athletes. His successful resume during this time resulted in a move to the collegiate ranks, where Matt is currently the Assistant Coach at Adelphi University, helping the Panthers to two conference championships in his first four years with the program. Matt has also served as interim head coach for Danielle MacKnight while she was on maternity leave and led the Panthers late into the postseason. Matt earned his BA and MA in Physical Education from Queens College. Matt is also a Physical Education teacher who is passionate about finding new and innovative ways for his pupils to learn.
As a player, Matt has enjoyed a successful local beach career, including tournament victories over nationally ranked competition. He has competed in AVP tournaments and has participated in USAV nationals numerous times including a 12th place finish out of 70 teams in 2013.