Amelia Allen

Amelia Allen

C O A C H
SUNSHINE

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amelia allen

Coach

Team

13 South Bay

sunshine years

  • 1 year and counting!
  • Sweden Starting 3-year Coaching with Sunshine

Personal wins

  • Twice named All-State and All-Wesco honoree tree ties.
  • Player of the year in 2011 and 2012.
  • First Team All WCC Outside Hitter LSU Played Beach Volleyball
  • CCSA Top Flight Award
  • CCSA All Tournament Teams
  • USAV Pairs Nationals Selection
  • 2 National Championship Appearances
  • 2 National Championship 5th Place Finish

Player Experience

  • Played indoor at Gonzaga
  • Professional indoor with Halmstad Volley

Coaching Philosophy

Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.

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About Amelia

Amelia Allen played volleyball at Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. The team won the Washington State Championship in 2010; Amelia’s sister, Ashley was the team’s coach. Amelia was twice named All-State and All-Wesco honoree tree ties. She was Player of the year in 2011 and 2012. She attended Washington State University for two years where she received Pac-12 All-Freshman honorable mention accolades as well as All-Academic honorable mention honors. Amelia transferred to Gonzaga for the remainder of her undergraduate career.

She played outside hitter on the indoor volleyball team and was named to the 1st Team All West Coast Conference. After graduating with a degree in communications she relocated to Louisiana to continue her education at LSU. Emmy played on LSU’s beach volleyball team for two years. In 2017 and 2018 LSU finished fifth in the National Championships.

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Amelia and her partner were named to the 2017 Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) All Tournament team and in 2018 she was awarded the AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) Top Flight Award along with her partner. After completing her master’s degree in Sports Administration, she went on to play professionally in 2018-2019 with the Swedish Hylte Halmstad Volley.

This is Amelia’s first season of coaching for the Sunshine Volleyball club. She will be leading the 13s South Bay.

Her coaching philosophy is hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.

She wants to help her team members develop as players and people.

“The greatest asset is a strong mind.

If I know someone is training harder than I am,

I have no excuses.“

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“All the physical comes from the mental.”
– Clara Hughes

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