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Sam Sullivan

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 Competition Experience 

  • Minnesota State University Moorhead 2011-2015 

  • Kokoro Volleyball (Inaugural Season) 2010-2011

  • Woodbury High School 2008-2011

  • M1 Volleyball 2007-2010

Coaching Experience 

  • Associate Director, Kokoro Volleyball 2021-Present

  • Assistant Coach, Macalester College, 2019-Present

  • Head Coach, Kokoro Volleyball, 2015-Present

    • 2017: 13-1's qualified for USAV National Championship tournament in 13 National Division

    • 2019: 18-1's finished 3rd place at AAU National Championship tournament in 18 Apex, two team members received All-Star award 

  • Assistant Coach, St. Catherine University, 2015-2019

  • Assistant Coach Moorhead Juniors 2012-2015

Educational Background 

  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership, St. Catherine University.

  • Strategic Management Certificate, St. Catherine University.

  • Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science, Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Something Fun About Sam

  • In Kokoro's inaugural season, Sam competed on our 18-1 team with triplet sisters, Nicole and Jenna. Jenna is currently the assistant volleyball coach at Upper Iowa University and often can create some confusion when she walks into the Kokoro gym.


"Sam is a great addition to our coaching staff.  As an athlete, she was required to implement our philosophy; so Sam has the first-hand experience on how we train as well as the goals of our program.  We are looking forward to many seasons with Sam on our coaching staff!" -RT Luczak  

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