Tony Tahan

              2014/2015 coaching 14 NATIONAL

 

spirit volleyball club director

former head coach odcs-1993-2000

former JV coach Bay village 2001-2003

former head coach bay village- 2004-2012 years

head coach columbia hs-2013- present

2009 WSC COACH OF THE YEAR

2010 WSC COACH OF THE YEAR                       

2011 WSC COACH OF THE YEAR                        

**3 YEAR RECORD 60-6                     

 

Coach TAHAN Founded SPIRIT VBC in 2001. Started out with eight teams...

72 outstanding young volleyball players from Lorain and surrounding counties,

 

I was born in Beirut Lebanon, my main sports were soccer and volleyball,

As a freshman I started varsity volleyball and soccer.

 

My first involvement with coaching was on the elementary level in soccer,

where I coached with the GESA soccer program for over 10 years .

 

1990 was my first high school experience, Midview Soccer

1991 I became the head Soccer coach at Midview.

 

Volleyball was always my passion.

Playing in leagues and tournaments, indoor, sand and grass for over fourty  years.

 

In 1993 I was offered and accepted the volleyball Head Coaching position

@ Open Door Christian School where I compiled a regular season record of 101-47 over seven years. 

*During the seven years I was named coach of the year 4 times.

I also was Lorain county ALL STAR coach 4 times, and district three "ALL STAR" coach twice.

IN 2000 my JO team (16 club) placed 1st  in OVR.

In 2001,  I coached MS at Clearview and JV at Bay Village HS. (Not a good idea)

In 2004, I was offered and accepted the head coaching position at Bay HS.

In 2005 my Bay volleyball team won the WSC conference for the first time in 23 years.

  1. In 2009 my Bay team won the WSC conference 14-0. (21-1 OVERALL RECORD)

    BAY was ranked 12th in the state 

    I earned "Coach Of The Year" honors...

  1. 2010 was a repeat, my team won the WSC conference 14-0 (20-2 overall record)

    Bay was ranked 11th in the state

    I earned "Coach of the year" honors...

  1. 2011 was a three peat, my team won the WSC 13-1 (19-3 overall record)

    Bay was ranked 18th in the state

    I earned "Coach of the year" honors...

  In 2012 I resigned from coaching @ Bay- I will always love Bay HS

 In 2013 I was offered and accepted the head coaching position @ Columbia HS

 

I attend church of the Open Door in Elyria.

In 2009 my grandson Eli Sydney Tahan (the greatest gift ever) was born

2013 I celebrated my 40th wedding anniversary to Debbie

My 2nd grandchild was born in August 2013- Samantha (Sammie) Laura Tahan, a DS for sure :)

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