TONY TAHAN

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                        

2015 district 3 coach of the year

2016 district 3 coach of the year                  

 

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, to a Catholic parents 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 5 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 40 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.

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...

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...

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

2013 record 6-17 5th in conference

2014 record 17-8 3rd in conference

2015 record 17-8 2nd in conference

2016 record 21-3 won conference

 My record as of 2016- 326 wins-151 losses 

I attend church of the Open Door in Elyria.

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