Timothy Favreau

Timothy Favreau

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Timothy Favreau

Timothy Favreau

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Timothy Favreau

Coach

Team

  • 13 South Bay

Player Experience

  • Setter for Servite High School (Anaheim, CA)
  • He was an All-Trinity League and All-County team selection
  • Played on the UCLA men’s volleyball club team while attaining a degree in political science

Coaching Experience

  • Began his coaching career with the Sunshine Volleyball Club
  • Head coach of four teams, 18s, 17s, 16s, and 13s
  • Assistant coach for the varsity and head coach for the freshman (2014- 2016) at Marymount High School
  • Volunteer assistant coach at Duke University for one season
  • Assistant coach tor two seasons at University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Princeton University in 2020

Coaching Philosophy

Tim’s coaching philosophy is firmly based on teaching, teaching the athletes technique, strategy, life skills, and healthy habits. He believes coaches who teach have successful players and teams. He isn’t looking for just the short-term results in order to win today, but rather establishing positive habits and behaviors that the players will continue to utilize in the future.

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About Timothy

Tim Favreau was the setter for Servite High School (Anaheim, CA); in his senior year he was an All-Trinity League and All-County team selection. The Friars won the Trinity League Championship and were ranked 5 th in the nation. Tim played on the UCLA men’s volleyball club team while attaining a degree in political science.

He began his coaching career with the Sunshine Volleyball Club. From 2013 through 2017 he was the head coach of four teams, 18s, 17s, 16s, and 13s. Overlapping with his years at Sunshine VBC he was at Marymount High School as the assistant coach for the varsity and head coach for the freshman (2014- 2016). The freshman Sailors were undefeated in 2016. In 2017 Tim moved into the D-1 college coaching ranks. He was a volunteer assistant coach at Duke University for one season before moving on to the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He was the assistant coach tor two seasons, working the Retrievers’ offense and setters as well as helping with recruiting.

Tim became the assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Princeton University in 2020. He also served as the offensive coordinator and setting coach. During his four years there, the team compiled a record of 51-19. In 2022 the Tigers won the Ivy League Championship. His teams included an All-American honoree, two AVCA All-Regional honorees, an Ivy League Player of the Year, a Defensive Player of the Year, two Rookies of the Year, and 13 All-Ivy League selections. In 2022 Princeton’s offense was ranked #1 in the NCAA in assists per set and #2 in kills per set. 2023 marked Tim’s return to California and to the Sunshine Volleyball Club.

Tim’s coaching philosophy is firmly based on teaching, teaching the athletes technique, strategy, life skills, and healthy habits. He believes coaches who teach have successful players and teams. He isn’t looking for just the short-term results in order to win today, but rather establishing positive habits and behaviors that the players will continue to utilize in the future.

He loves the concept of being a positive influence on his players’ volleyball experience. He loves volleyball and appreciates all it has brought to his life; he sees coaching as an opportunity to pay it forward. Volleyball is the family game. His mom coached junior high volleyball for more than 30 years and his sister played for both UCSB and UCLA. Tim does have another passion outside of volleyball – music. He has played drums for 15 years.

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