Tony Tahan

2013/2014 coaching 13 Elite

spirit volleyball club director

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,

 

Coach TAHAN was born in Beirut Lebanon, his main sports were soccer and volleyball, and he successfully participated in both. As a freshman he started varsity volleyball and soccer.

He was a left fullback in soccer & left side hitter in volleyball.

COACH TAHAN first involvement with coaching was on the elementary level in soccer, where he coached with the GESA soccer program for over 10 years .

1990 was Tony's first high school experience, Midview Soccer

1991 Tony became the head Soccer coach at Midview.

 

Volleyball was always Tony's passion.

He has been playing in leagues and tournaments, indoor, sand and grass for over fourty five years.

 

In 1993 coach TAHAN was offered and accepted the volleyball Head Coaching position

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    BAY was ranked 12th in the state 

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

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

    Bay was ranked 11th in the state

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

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

    Bay was ranked 18th in the state

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

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

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

Coach Tahan attends church of the Open Door in Elyria.

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

2013 coach Tahan celebrated his 40th wedding anniversary to Debbie.

My 2nd grandchild was born in August 2013- Samantha (Sammie) Laura Tahan :)

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