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"To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them." - Picabo Street
CRUSH VOLLEYBALL is dedicated to promote the growth of volleyball, by providing endless opportunities for young athletes in New Jersy to explore & experience the FUN & EXCITEMENT of the game of volleyball, in a safe & positive environment.
Lucy Diaz, Director 2008 NJ State Coach of Year 2x Union County Coach of Year
In the 35 yrs of her volleyball experiences, as a player & coach, Coach Diaz has collaborated successful & fun strategies, techniques, & teaching styles that have built strong foundations for numerous winning programs.
Coach Diaz began coaching at Seton Hall University where she led her first year team to a Div-2 Catholic Conf CHAMP title. The following year she became SHU's FIRST Div-1 BIG EAST VB coach as the youngest VB coach in the BIG EAST. Over the years, she would take her team to a 4th seed finish in the BIG EAST VB Conf Tournament.
Coach Diaz has also gained much recognition in the 10 yrs as Head Varsity Coach at Cranford High School, where she & her staff revamped a program that celebrates CONF, COUNTY, & STATE CHAMPIONSHIP titles.
As a longtime member of USVBA & NJSIAA, Coach Diaz is devoted to ensure the CRUSH program continues to promote girls in sports, by providing more & more opportunities for younger girls in our area to experience playing volleyball.
consists of only the most qualified, caring, motivated, & experienced coaches & players.
We have created a very unique JR COACH mentoring program extending opportunities for all area HS & college VB players to share their passion, building future leaders in our community. A priceless experience for our girls in sport.
SURPRISE GUEST CLINICIANS!
As an integral part of our program, we invite HS and college coaches to instruct and share specific skill sets with our CRUSH athletes. You can view them in our CLINICIANS Page.
We give back to our community every chance we get. We LOVE what we do and it reflects everyday in the smiles & development of our CRUSH programs!