Loudoun County (LoCo) Alliance Partner
Coach James Howell is a seasoned volleyball player with over 30 years of experience competing in the sand and indoors at various levels from club (in the US and abroad) to competing professionally in Belgium, and at the highest levels in the Armed Forces with the All Army program. While in Europe playing for the US Armed Forces as a Middle Hitter/Blocker he led his team to win consecutive US Army European Men’s Championships in 1996 and 1997, and led the US Army Europe team to victory at the Armed Forces European Men’s Championships in 1998 where he was also named Most Valuable Player.
His lifelong experience as a player and coach enables him to quickly and effectively help his players perform their best through skill development and fostering a greater understanding of the strategic and tactical aspects of the game. Coach Howell has a love and passion for the sport of volleyball and is committed to promoting the many positive and lasting offerings of this lifetime sport, as well as a love for the game to his players.
2017/18: 16U Assistant Coach
2018/19: 16U Hybrid Head Coach