Allan Vince enters
his second season with the Lancers as the assistant men's volleyball coach at California Baptist
University. He joins Head Coach Wes Schneider's staff after having served as the interim head coach for CBU during the 2012 season.
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.
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
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.
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.
Vince has been a representative for Mizuno Athletics and is inducted into the South
Pasadena High School Hall of Fame.
his bachelor of arts in English Literature from UCLA in 2005 and he now resides
in Riverside with his wife, Solveiga, and their son Christian.