Jay Shamlin

Jay Shamlin

C O A C H
SUNSHINE

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Jay Shamlin

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Player Experience

  • Played for the Adversity Volleyball Club in Chicago
  • Played for Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio
  • Named to either first or second team by the Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association
  • Finished fifth in the National Collegiate Volleyball Federation Tournament and 10th in 2010

Coaching Experience

  • Coached for the Cleveland Volleyball Company for three years
  • Coached for the Sky High Volleyball Club in Crystal Lake, IL for seven years
  • His 17s team won the silver at the 2022 JOs -USA division in Indianapolis.

Coaching Philosophy

Jay’s coaching philosophy is based on empowering young women to become the best version of themselves – academically and athletically. When they enter the gym, it is their time to forget any troubles they may have and to focus on something they love.

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Jay Shamlin played for the Adversity Volleyball Club in Chicago; his team qualified for the USAV National Championship tournament every year. After graduation from New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL) he attended Baldwin-Wallace College (now Baldwin Wallace University) in Berea, Ohio where he continued playing volleyball.

In 2009 the team finished fifth in the National Collegiate Volleyball Federation Tournament and 10th in 2010. Every year throughout his collegiate career Jay was named to either first or second team by the Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association.

He graduated in 2012 with a BA in Public Relations and a minor in Marketing. He coached for the Cleveland Volleyball Company for three years. He coached for the Sky High Volleyball Club in Crystal Lake, IL for seven years; his 17s team won the silver at the 2022 JOs -USA division in Indianapolis.

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Jay’s coaching philosophy is based on empowering young women to become the best version of themselves – academically and athletically. When they enter the gym, it is their time to forget any troubles they may have and to focus on something they love.

He loves watching the girls’ development; seeing how they progress from classroom to volleyball court. Using his experience as a college counselor he hopes to assist them achieve their next steps in volleyball, typically finding the right college or university.

Since Jay is a transplant from the Midwest, he is looking forward to exploring the LA area and settling into his new job

Katie Lindelof, Buck Lindelof Sunshine Volleyball Club
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