SANTA BARBARA, CA – With talented players all over the field, the Santa Barbara Coast 18U Academy team expects to be one of the top competitors in next week’s USA Volleyball Championships in Kansas City.
Santa Barbara Coast has many players who are soon going to college and playing at the next level.
Outside hitter Sam Meister is UCSB bound, and Libero Matt Suh will play in Princeton while playmaker Makai Lipson attends Concordia University.
Alex Rottman is another top recruit heading into his senior year at Santa Barbara High School.
Not only did these players play several years together on this club’s team, but most of them were on the CIF-SS Division 2 Champion Santa Barbara Dons volleyball team this past season.
The team will play its first game at the Nationals on July 4th.
The Santa Barbara Coast Volleyball Academy’s 18 boys team includes Andrew Douglas, Ford Harman, Mackay Lipson, Cayode Lovejoy, Sam Meister, Sean Ortiz, Alex Rottman, Andreas Schweitz, Matt Suh, assistant coach Matt Lipson, and head coach David Rottman.