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2016-17 Men's Volleyball Coaches
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Henry Valiente Jr.
Head Coach - 1st Season
Alma Mater: Hope International '12

Henry Valiente Jr. joined the Royals coaching staff midway through the 2015 season along with head coach Noah Casaquit.

Valiente has a wealth of prior coaching experience and is an accomplished athlete in his own right. He has spent time on the coaching staffs of Iolani HS and Farrington HS and multiple club teams, including: Quicksets Volleyball Club, Team Sideout, Jammers and Imi Ike, Club Heights, Impact, and Rukkus Volleyball.

Valiente currently serves as the head coach of the boy’s volleyball team at El Dorado High School in Placentia, CA, and is also involved as a coach of the girl’s team at El Dorado.

Valiente began his playing career at Farrington HS and competed in several USA Junior Olympic tournaments. He was named the MVP of the 2002 18’s Division Tournament as he helped his team to victory in the 18’s Division.

Valiente served in the US Army for eight years after graduating high school and achieved the rank of an E5 Sergeant while serving tours in Kuwait, Iraq, Quatar, and Japan. He was a member of the US Armed Forces Volleyball team and competed at the World CSIM games in Germany and Brazil.

Valiente played four seasons for the Royals and helped HIU to three postseason appearances during his career, including three Nationals appearances, and was named All-Conference and Defensive Player of the Year during his career as a Royal.

Valiente graduated from HIU with a bachelor’s degree in English and is currently working to complete his Master’s in education at HIU. He enjoys the opportunity to pass on knowledge and skills to all of his athletes as well as the opportunity to mentor those who play on his teams.

 
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Liza Rosales
Assistant Coach - 10th Season
Phone: (714) 879-3901 x 1286
 
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Beau-General Osborne
Grad Assistant - 1st Season
Alma Mater: Hope International '15
 
Cami Iwata
Manager - 1st Season
 
 
M - Volleyball
Overall GSAC Streak
13-12 (.520) 0-0 (.000) Won 3
 
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