Hannah Griffin (Winter) is a graduate from the Bluefield College Women’s Volleyball team (2012-2016). A defensive specialist, Hannah was utilized as right side hitter, outside hitter, DS, and Libero during her four years with the program.
Her freshman year, she started and excelled, having a 96% serving percentage and being awarded Most Improved Player for the season. Her sophomore year, she was chosen as team captain, led the team with highest serving percentage, and totaled 15 kills and 31 digs in a single match. Her junior year, she was selected as the assistant coach for the Bluefield College Men’s Volleyball Team for their 2014-2015 season, especially involved in recruiting, analyzing the other team’s offense, and advising players in their defensive play. In her senior year, she finished her career with over 800 digs, 45 aces, 107 kills, and 800 serve receives.
Prior to her college experience, Hannah was a four year starter for her varsity high school team JRHSF Eagles (captain junior and senior years), winner of tournament MVP, leadership awards, and all tournament teams. She also played JO volleyball for Mid-Atlantic Volleyball Club’s 17 State and National teams ( 2010-2011, Richmond, VA) as captain, OH/DS. She worked as an athletic trainer for U-Turn Sports Performance Academy (2010-2013).
Since graduating from Bluefield with academic honors for athletics, Hannah has coached for Phoenix Academy for 3 years and for Hurricane Volleyball Club for the last two years. She has also partnered with the Athletic Training Center to run volleyball training with emphasis on footwork and plyometric development, and she has run her own Volleyball Beast Training Summer Conditioning and Volleyball camps the last two years. Hannah is a teacher, and she is passionate about working with young adults in the classroom and on the court.
“I’m thrilled to be given the opportunity to help Canes VBC grow as a program! I’m a tough but energetic coach who has high expectations for athletes in how they perform on and off the court. I love competitive volleyball and helping push athletes to be their best!”- Hannah Griffin
Daniel Griffin is a graduate from the Bluefield College Men’s Volleyball team (2014-2016). A rightside/outside hitter, Daniel was played every match the two years he played; he gained experience playing right side hitter, outside hitter, DS, and Libero during the program’s first two years.
Daniel was a four year player for the Bluefield College Football program, setting school records. Being a duel sport collegiate athlete gives him a diverse and well-rounded perspective as a coach! For volleyball, Daniel led the team with the highest serving percentage. At 6’3, Daniel was able to put up strong blocks at the net, but surprisingly, he also spent time as Libero as well. Daniel’s work ethic and leadership skills earned him the respect of his teammates, and he was chosen as captain his senior year.
Since graduating from Bluefield with academic honors for athletics, Daniel has coached for the Greensboro Panthers high-school football program the last 2 years. He also coached middle school baseball for Phoenix Academy. Additionally, Daniel has spent the last two years observing and keeping statistics for Hurricane Volleyball tournaments. Daniel is passionate about financial coaching and working with athletes.
“I’m excited to help take a strong and growing program to the next level! I believe attitude and hard work are the most important aspects of a great team. I’m looking forward to this season!”
Hannah Tatum (Amis) is a graduate from the Bluefield College Women’s Volleyball team (2013-2017). A defensive specialist, Hannah has experience as right side hitter, setter, DS, and Libero during her four years with the program. Hannah was a consistent and dependable player on the team, providing a solid defense and reliable serves. Hannah was chosen as team captain her senior year.
Since graduating from Bluefield, Hannah went on to pursue her Masters from Redford University in Occupational Therapy. She is passionate about helping others recover and get back into what they want and need to do in their daily lives.
“I’m excited to be involved in volleyball again! Coaching is a new experience for me, and I’m glad to be able to help young athletes gain confidence on and off the court.”
Coach Mike is local to the Greensboro/High Point area who has been heavily involved in the adult volleyball community for many years.
Mike is excited to be able to work with young athletes and learn more about the game of volleyball. His passion and energy on and off the court are wonderful qualities that Hurricane Volleyball Club is happy to have in our coaches.