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Mike Murphy

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Mike Murphy

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Current - Coaching 14s Fire
2018 - 14's Fire. NERVA Champions of U14!
2017 - 14's Fire
2016 - 14's Fire NERVA Regional Champions Gold Division. 1st Place NERVA II AA Division, 5th Place Boston Volleyball Festival, 1st Place Northeast Volleyball Championships, Silver Division.
 
2015 - 14's Fire 5th place NERVA Regional Championships Gold Division, 5th Place Boston Volleyball Festival, 1st Place Northeast Volleyball Championships, 3rd place Winterfest, Open Silver Division,
 
2014 - 14's Ice (3rd place finish at NERVA finals; 2 other NERVA 3rds; 7th place (&Silver Level Champs) at Boston Pre Qualifier
 
Weston High School
Varsity Head Coach, 2017-Present
 
Waltham High School
Varsity Head Coach 2014-2017
JV Coach 2013
Varsity Head Coach 2004-2007
(2 trips to State Tournament (06 and 07), 2007 Greater Boston League Champions with 14-0 league record that year)
 
Wellesley High School
Boys Varsity Assistant and JV Head Coach 2016-present
 
Pine Manor College (NCAA D3)
Women's Volleyball Head Coach
2010 & 2011
Inherited a team that had gone 1-23 - but went 10-15 first season and 14-9 second season.  That 14-9 record was school's best in 10 years.
 
Mass Bay Community College
Head Men's and Women's Coach
Spring and Fall 2001
Built the school's first volleyball program.  Took both teams to playoffs in first season.
 
Waltham High School
Boys Assistant Coach 1998
 
USAV - Impact Certified current, took CAP1 course years ago 2006 (clinicians included Hugh McCutcheon, Russ Rose)
 
Gold Medal Squared Clinic - 3x (Instructors included Carl McGowan and Chris McGowan)
 
MGCVA - member current - and attended several of their annual clinics
 
AVCA - former member - winner of 2006 grant burger media award for former walthamvolleyball.com website
 
Playing Experience
Waltham High School
Boys Varsity 1986-88
 
Various clubs, intramural teams, leagues in California and Mass.
 
Education
Bachelors - University of Southern California (USC) - Broadcast Journalism Cum Laude
 
Associates - Middlesex Community College - Fire Science
 
Waltham High School 1988
 
Full Time Job
Lieutenant  - Waltham Fire Department 1998 - Present
 
Live in Sudbury with Wife Karen, son Connor (13) and daughter Kate (10)