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Chris Sweeney

CSAVBC Club Director/Owner

Current member of CSAVBC Board of Directors

CSAVBC 18 Navy Head Coach




BSME, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology


Coaching Experience


Colorado Springs Altitude Volleyball Club (Co-Founder and Director)


2021-2022     Head Coach 18 Navy

2020-2021     Head Coach 14 Navy & Assistant Coach 18 Navy

2019-2020     Head Coach 16 Silver

2018-2019     Head Coach 18 Navy and 16 Navy

2017-2018     Head Coach  18 Navy

2016-2017     Head coach 14 Navy

2015-2016     Head Coach 16 Navy

2014-2015       Head Coach 15 Navy

                        Top 15 Finish at Natl. Qualifier


2013-2014       Head Coach 17 Navy

                        21st place at Vegas 17 Club


2012-2013       Head Coach 15 Navy

                         Finished in Gold Bracket at 2 Qualifiers

                         American Bid winner at RMR Qualifier

                         Jr. Natl Qualifier in American

2011-2012       Head Coach 17 Navy

                        Tied for 5th at PNQ Qualifier

                        Tied for 9th at Colo Crossroads

                        Silver Division Champ at Show Me Qualifier

                        RMR Qualifier 5th place

                        Head Coach 12 Navy

2010-2011       Head Coach 17 Navy

                        Division II Champion RMR Regionals

2009-2010       Head Coach 16 Navy

                        Tied for 3rd at Omaha Invitational

                        Tied for 9th at Colo Crossroads

                        Finished 6th in RMR Region

                        RMR Qualifier 6th place                                 

2008-2009       Asst Coach 15 Navy

                        Asst. Coach 14 Navy

                        Top 10 finish at Show Me Qualifier

                       Top 8 finish in RMR Region, Power 5 DII Champion

2007-2008      Head Coach CSA 15 Navy

                        Finished 6th in RMR Region

                        RMR Qualifier participant – 5th place finish

2006-2007      Head Coach CSA 16 Navy

                        Division III RMR Champion

2005-2006       Head Coach CSA 14-1

                        Top 10 finish in RMR

                        Assistant Coach 17-1

                        Jr. Nationals American Division Qualifier

            `           2 Top 10 finishes at Jr. National Qualifiers

                         Runner-up in RMR Jr. Qualifier

2004-2005       Head Coach CSA 17-1

                        Top 10 finish at Jr. National Qualifier

2003-2004       Head Coach CSA 15-1

                         7th place in region

                         American Bid winner at RMR Qualifier

                         2 Qualifier All Star players

                         39th place finish at Jr. Natls.

2005-present  Club Director

2003-2005       Vice President of CSAVBC

                        Head clinician for club at all levels

                        Private lessons

                        Manage coaching staff at all levels


Match Point Volleyball Club


2002-2003 Head Coach for 16 Gold team

            Top 5 finish in Jr. Natl. Qualifier

            Silver Champion in region

2001-2002 Head Coach for 16 Gold team

            Top 5 in RMR region

            16’S RMR Regional Qualifier Runner-up

            2 All Region Players

            1 USAV High Performance Camp Participant

            Top 5 finish in Jr. Natl. Qualifier

2000-2001 Head Coach for 16 Gold team

            Top 5 in RMR region

            16’S RMR Region Qualifier Champion

             3 All Region Players

             Jo’s Qualifier-43th place at Jr. Natls.

            Top 5 finish in Jr. Natl. Qualifier

1999-2000 Head Coach for 16 Gold team

                        Top 5 RMR region finish

                        Silver bracket Champion at Jr. Natl. Qualifier

            1998-1999 Head Coach for 15 Gold team

                        Top 5 RMR region finish

            1997-1998 Head Coach for 15 Gold team

                        3rd place in RMR region

                        1 All Region player

1996-1997 Head Coach for 16 Silver team

                        Top 15 in region

1995-1996 Head Coach for 14 Gold team

                        Top 5 in region

2001–2003 Head Setters Coach

2001-2003 Head Clinician

1995-2003 Top 5 In the RMR Region 6 of 8 years in three different age groups

1995-2004 Over 150 private instructional lessons for juniors and adults

                  Coached 13 athletes who have went on to receive college scholarships


St Marys High School

2016     Varsity Head Coach - Regional Qualifier

2015    Varsity Head Coach - State Qualifier

2014    Varsity Head Coach – Regional Qualifier

2013    Varsity Asst. Coach

2012    Varsity Asst Coach

            Tri Peaks East Champions

            Tri Peaks Champion overall

             Regional Champions

             State Qualifier 3rd place overall

              26-2 record     

              CHSAA Asst Coach of the Year

2010    Varsity Asst. Coach

             League Champions

             Regional Runner-up

             State Qualifer 5th place overall

2009    Varsity Assistant Coach

             Tri-Peaks East Champion

             2nd place at Regionals

              State Qualifier 5th place

2008    Varsity Assistant Coach

            Tri-Peaks League Runner-up

             District Qualifier

2007    Varsity Assistant Coach

            Tri-Peaks League Runner-up

            District Qualifier

2006    Varsity Assistant Coach

             District Qualifier

             Regional Runner-Up

             State Qualifier – 5th place finish

2005     Varsity Assistant Coach

             Tri Peaks League East Champion

             District Runner-up

             Regional Runner-up

             State Qualifier – 3rd place finish


Match Point Volleyball and Recreation Center


2000 – 2004 Skill station coach for Youth volleyball program

1996 – 2004 Youth league coach for 14 and under

1994 - Present Private instructor of volleyball skills




2002-present St. Mary’s High School Clinician

2001-2002 Volunteer at Fountain Fort Carson Middle School

1995 7th grade head coach at Colorado Springs Christian School


Playing Experience


1991-Present Have enjoyed playing volleyball at all levels from recreation up to AA indoors since I started playing.  Also play outdoors in the grass and compete at all levels.

Have won several league championships and placed 1st in region at the BB and A levels. 




2010 CAP I recertifying

2007 UNC Coaching clinic with Tom Hogan and John Kessel

2005 CAP I certification through USAV

2003 USA Coaches clinic instructed by Debbie Green, Don Hardin, Terry Liskevych, Brian Gimmillaro and others

1995-Present ASEP and IMPACT certified

1997-Present Regional referee for USAV

1999-2002 NCAA Division II referee

1994-1995, 2001 Provisional USAV scorekeeper

1994-1999, 2005- present CHSAA certified


Other Interests


I enjoy spending time with my wife Melissa and 3 daughters Bria, Taralynn, and Abigail.  I also enjoy listening to music.  Coaching volleyball is a passion of mine which is passed on to all of the players I get the opportunity to coach.