Allan Vince enters his third season with the Lancers as the assistant men's volleyball coach at California Baptist University. He joined Head Coach Wes Schneider's staff after having served as the interim head coach for CBU during the 2012 season.
Vince played three seasons for legendary coach Al Scates at UCLA and helped lead the team to a second place NCAA National Championship finish in 2005. Vince was an all-conference selection and also earned the distinction of not missing a single practice or game during his time at UCLA.
After graduating from UCLA, Vince joined the USA Men's National Team, training under Olympic Gold Medalist Coach Hugh McCutcheon. Along with his involvement in the Men's National Team, Vince competed in professional leagues overseas in Latvia (Riga Lase-R 2008), Argentina (Rosario Sonder 2007) and Puerto Rico (Mayaguez 2006). Vince was a member of the AVP (Professional Beach Volleyball Association) from 2006-2007.
Most recently, Vince co-founded Formula One Volleyball Club and served as director of operations in business development. He also worked with Prep Athletes as a scout, videographer and marketing consultant.
Vince served as head coach for the San Marino High School girl's volleyball team for three seasons. He has also been an instructor in Al Scates' UCLA Bruin Volleyball Camp since 2003.
In 2004-2005, Vince served as an assistant coach at Grace Brethren High School and helped lead them to their first CIF title. He also coached at his alma mater, South Pasadena High School from 2005-2008. There he helped lead the team to three consecutive league titles and a second place finish in the CIF Playoffs.
He coached at Pasadena City College in 2006, Top Gun Volleyball club and Hoover High School in 2007 and Arroyo Volleyball Club in 2008.
Vince also planned and started the "Allan Vince Volleyball Camp" at Kyoto International University (Kyoto, Japan) and was the co-founder of the "Todd Terzian and Allan Vince Volleyball Camp" in South Pasadena.
He is also involved with "Athletes in Action," having joined a semi-professional volleyball team on a trip to Brazil in the summer of 2010.
In the summer of 2013, Vince served as first assistant on the U.S. Men's National Volleyball team for the Pan-American Games held in Mexico City, Mexico. He will return in that capacity in the summer of 2014, as well.
Vince has been a representative for Mizuno Athletics and is inducted into the South Pasadena High School Hall of Fame.
He earned his bachelor of arts in English Literature from UCLA in 2005 and he now resides in Riverside with his wife, Solveiga, their son Christian and their daughter Sabrina.