LKN Volleyball Club

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Meet Director Al Arrington

Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
High School: Moncan High School
HS Sports:  Volleyball, Basketball
College:  University of Virginia
College Sports:  Club Volleyball
Club Coaching Experience: 14 years Coaching, 5 years as Director
Favorite Book: All books by Malcolm Gladwell
Favorite Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Local Restaurant: Brickhouse Tavern!
To-Do Bucket List Item: Travel to Italy
Describe Yourself in Three Words: Fun and Tall!
Family: Vicky (wife), Abbey and Ellee (dogs)


 
Meet Director Katie Cook

Hometown: Born in Orlando, FL & Raised in Northern VA & Charlotte, NC
High School: Charlotte Latin
HS Sports: Volleyball, Captain
College: Virginia Tech
College Sports: Club Volleyball
Club Coaching Experience: 6 Years
HS Coaching Experience: 2 Years
Role Model: Father
Favorite Movie: Meet the Parents
Favorite Local Restaurant: Red Rocks
Bucket List To Do: Travel to Tahiti
Describe Yourself in Three Words: Outgoing, Leader, Laugher
Family: Andy (husband), Laine, Myers, Banks (children), Rudy, Cally (dogs)


 
Meet Director Victoria Arrington

Hometown:  Concord, NC
High School: Jay M. Robinson HS
HS Sports: Volleyball
Volleyball Club/s: Lake Norman Volleyball Club
College:  UNC Charlotte
College Sports: Club Volleyball
Current Sports: Sand and Grass Volleyball
Club Coaching Experience:  10 years (all at LKN)
HS Coaching Experience: 7 years
Middle School Coaching Experience:  2 years
Role Model: Pat Summitt
Favorite Movie: Anything with Tom Hanks!
Favorite local restaurant: Kindred
Describe Yourself in Three Words: Disciplined, Passionate, Caring
Family:  Al (husband), Abbey & Ellee (canine kids)


 
Meet Director Abbey Worrell

Hometown: South Bend, IN
High School: Mishawaka HS
HS Sports: Volleyball, Softball
Volleyball club/s: Network VBC, Dunes VBC
College:  UNCC
College Sports: Volleyball
College Volleyball Acknowledgments: MVP, Captain, UNCC Dean’s List, UNCC Athletic Director Honor Roll, Conference USA Honor Roll, 2nd in Career Points, 3rd in Career Attacks, 4th in Career Kills, 4th in Career Digs, 1,000 Kills-1,000 Digs Club
Professional Volleyball: VC Tirol, Innsbruck, Austria
Club Coaching Experience: 8 Years
High School Coaching Experience: 1 Year
College Coaching Experience: 7 years
Describe yourself in three words: Achieve With Enthusiasm!
Role Model: Grandmother
Favorite Local Restaurant: Hello Sailor (Hopefully!)
To-Do Bucket List Item: Get a Labradoodle!
Family: Derek (Husband)


 
Meet Director Wendy Rusk

Hometown: Kentwood, MI (Grand Rapids)
High School: East Kentwood HS
HS Sports: Volleyball, Basketball, Softball
College: Michigan State University
College Sports: Varsity Volleyball
Additional College Acknowledgements: Began MSU’s 1st Men’s Club Volleyball program
Additional Playing Experience: Competitive Beach Volleyball Player through Midwest & Florida in Women’s & Co-ed with husband, Dave Rusk.  Currently competing locally.
Club Coaching Experience: 7 years
High School Coaching Experience: 4 years (sand program)
Grade School Coaching Experience: 3 years
Additional Coaching Experience: Co-Director of LKN’s Sand Program, Volleyball & Sports Strength, Agility & Fitness Trainer, North Meck Soccer Club, NASM Certified Trainer
Role Model: Jesus Christ- Be Still and Know That:10 I am GOD.  Psalm, 46
Favorite TV Series: Friday Night Lights
Describe Yourself in Three Words:  Live with Passion!
Family:  Dave (Husband), Kelsey & Kayla (Daughters


 
Meet Director Andy Cook

Hometown:  Danville, VA
High School: George Washington HS
HS Sports: Baseball, Basketball
College: William and Mary
College Sports: Baseball
Professional Sports: NY Mets, Pitcher, 5 Years
Club Coaching Experience: 6 Years
HS Coaching Experience: 2 Years
Additional Coaching Experience:  Baseball Head Coach
Role Model: Dad
Favorite Move: Tombstone
Favorite local restaurant: Red Rocks
Bucket List To Do:  Travel to Ireland
Describe Yourself in Three Words:  Tall, Competitive, Fun
Family:  Katie (wife), Laine, Myers, Banks (children), Rudy, Cally (dogs)


 
Meet Director Dave Rusk

Hometown:  Kokomo, IN
College:  Ball State University
College Sports: Ball State Volleyball Club & Intramural Volleyball
Current/Other Athletic Acknowledgments: “Have played in well over 150 indoor and sand tournaments over the course of my career.  Have played in 2 USAV (formerly USVBA) nationals.”
Club Coaching Experience:  7 years
HS Coaching Experience: 8 years
Other Acknowledgments: Started LKN Sand Program with wife, Wendy Rusk. Started & Directed Sand Facility in Indianapolis, IN. Started the local program under the former Lake Norman VBC which helped develop the Regional and Plus level teams.
Role Model: Karch Kiraly
Favorite Netflix Series: Game of Thrones
Favorite Restaurant: Red Rocks
To-Do Bucket List Item: Play in the Motherload Volleyball Tournament, Travel to Europe & Australia
Describe Yourself in Three Words: Live with Passion!
Family:  Wendy (Wife), Kelsey (Daughter), Kayla (Daughter), Razor (Dog), Simba (Cat)