Ryan Tolman

Head Coach - Boys Program Director

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Coach Bio

  • Coach Tolman has 16 years of volleyball coaching experience.
  • School Coaching Experience
    • 2004-2016 — Desert Vista High School Boys Head Coach
      • Over 300 wins
      • 2007 State Champions
      • 2x State Coach of the Year
      • 5x State Semi-finalist
      • Never missed the playoffs
      • 2x State champion as assistant with the Desert Vista Girls team
  • Club Coaching Experience
    • 2010-present — Aspire Volleyball Club 
    • 2010-present various coaching positions with the boys program.
      • 14 Black, 16 Black 18 Black head coach 
      • 15 Black assistant coach
      • 2012-2013 15 Black girls Head coach
      • 2014-2015 16 Black HC — 2nd place Patriot Division at GJNC
      • 2015 Far Western Champions — American Division
      • 2016-2017 17 Rox HC — 5th place Open GJNC
      • 2017 SCVA and Northern Lights Open Champions
      • 2017-2018 18 Rox HC
      • 2018 Music City Open Qualifier Champions
      • 2018-2019 15 Rox HC
      • 2019 5th place finish at Triple Crown
      • 2019 GJNC National Bid
      • 2019-2020 16 Under Armour Premier HC
  • Personal Life
    • Coach Tolman grew up in Arizona where he graduated from Westwood High School. After high school he served an LDS mission in Brazil. After his mission, he attended ASU and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. He currently teaches Spanish at Perry High School and is coaching the Junior Varsity girls team as well as the Varsity Head Coach for the Boys program. He is married to Katie and together they have 3 kids, Daxton 19, Gehrig 16 and Lily 13.