Youth Club Volleyball for Southern and Eastern Kentucky 

Horizon Volleyball 

Bryan Johnson - 18s Head Coach

Twenty years experience as Volunteer, Assistant, and Head Coaching positions for competitive high school, USA Volleyball and AAU Club teams in Southeast Kentucky.  A successful track record of developing talent at elementary, junior high, and high school levels.  Actively involved in assisting volleyball athletes making transition into college volleyball programs.  Actively involved in assisting coaches become involved in Club and School programs that promote and create a positive atmosphere for players to develop positive role modelling while furthering the sport I love.

·     Coached three area KHSAA high school volleyball teams into seven District Championships, two Regional Championship Runners Up, and two Regional Championships with two State Championship appearances.

·     Coached one KCAA high school volleyball team into Regional Championship, KY State Tournament Championship and KY State Tournament Qualifier

·     KHSAA Volleyball Official in 13th Region since 2005, including Bluegrass State Games in 2007-2008. Member National Federation of High School Officials Association

·     Southeast Kentucky Volleyball Hall of Fame Inductee – November 21, 2009

·     KHSAA Region 13 Coach of the Year - 2018

·     Co-Founded Horizon Volleyball Club program for Southeast Kentucky youth.  This program draws volleyball athletes from East, Southeast and South-central Kentucky  Teams travel to within Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina and Florida to play in tournaments.

·     Coached USA Volleyball 18U, 17U, 16U, and 15U teams – Horizon Volleyball Club since its inception with tournament Championships in Asheville, NC, Chattanooga, TN, Knoxville, TN, Nashville, TN, Lexington, KY.  Runner Ups in Gatlinburg, TN, Asheville, NC, Chattanooga, TN, Knoxville, TN, Johnson City, TN.

·     Began playing volleyball in 1982 in area leagues and tournaments.

·     Began playing competitively in statewide sand, grass, and hardwood tournaments 1991.

·     Gold Medalist in Quads B Division Bluegrass Games in 2008, Gold Medalist in Quads C Division Bluegrass Games in 2006.  Men’s 6’s champions Somersport Tournament, Co-ed 6’s Nibroc Champions X3, Co-ed 6’s World Chicken Festival Champions X5

·     Organized and conducted area recreational tournaments for Nibroc Festival, World Chicken Festival, Big Splash Tournaments

·     Member of USA Volleyball (IMPACT Certification since 2007)

·     2108-2019         Head Coach – USA Volleyball – Horizon 15U Katahdin Team

·     2016-2018         Head Coach – Corbin High School – District Champions ’16, ’17, ’18, Region Champions

’17 and ‘18

·     2016                 Head Coach – AAU Volleyball – Horizon 15U Nationals Team

·     2015-Present      Head Coach – USA Volleyball – Horizon Club Team – 15-Under aged Girls Volleyball Team

·     2014-2015         Head Coach – Somerset Christian School Volleyball – Regional Champions 2014, KCAA KY State Champions 2014, KCAA KY State Championship Participant 2015

·     2014                 Head Coach – AAU Volleyball – Horizon 18U Nationals Team

·     2007-2015         Head Coach – USA Volleyball – Horizon Club Team – 18-Under aged Girls Volleyball Team

·     2012-2013         Assistant Coach – South Laurel Middle School Volleyball

·     2013                 Assistant Coach – South Laurel High School Volleyball

·     2006                 Head Coach – USA Volleyball – Horizon Club Team – 17-under aged Girls Volleyball Team

·     2005                 Head Coach – USA Volleyball – Horizon Club Team – 16-under aged Girls Volleyball Team

·     2002-2004         Volleyball Coach - Lynn Camp High School – District Champions ’03 and ’04, Region Runner Up ‘04

·     2000-2001         Volunteer Coach – South Laurel High School – Sub-district Champions both years

·     1998                 Coached Youth League Volleyball for West Corbin Christian Church

·     1990-2016         Involved in Planning-Scheduling-Directing Area Volleyball Tournaments for Nibroc Festival (Corbin), World Chicken Festival (London), Big Splash (Corbin, London, Williamsburg Chambers of Commerce)

·     2004-Present      Conduct Volleyball Skills and Instructional Camps/Clinics for Elementary-Middle School-High School Youth in Southeast Kentucky (Corbin, Middlesboro, Knox Central, Whitley County, Cumberland HS, Cornerstone Christian, St Camillus Academy, Bell County, Berea)

·     2005-Present      Individual Instruction

·     2005-Present      Co-Founded and Co-Directed Horizon Volleyball Club for HS Girls from SE/SC Kentucky and Northeast Tennessee (Member USA Volleyball, AAU)

2019-20 Horizon Volleyball Coaches



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