FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE USC LANCASTER SPORTS INFORMATION Wednesday, June 24, 2020
USCL HIRES NEW WOMENS VOLLEYBALL COACH
USCL has hired a new women's volleyball coach to lead the program for the Fall 2020 season!
Mike Van Lieu was previously the head volleyball coach at nearby Indian Land High School where his teams finished 46-17-2 with an 18-0 region record over the last two seasons. In 2018 and 2019, Mike was named region coach of the year coupled with a South Carolina state quarterfinal appearance in 2018. During his tenure at Indian Land, he’s had the privilege of coaching three All-State selections, two All-Star selections, two All-Area selections, two All-Area honorable mention, All-Charlotte Observer 2nd team and eleven All-Region players including a two time Region Player of the Year. Mike also coached a successful Palmetto Region 18’s club team in 2018 and 2019 that finished 27-6 with three gold championships and two runners up.
Mike moved to Charlotte in 2017 from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In Baton Rouge, he was the varsity head coach at St John’s School where his 2016 team finished 27-15 overall, 6-2 in district leading to a district championship, a 2016 district coach of the year award and a Louisiana State quarterfinal appearance That team featured an All Metro player, two All Metro honorable mention, three All-District first team, three All-District second team and two All-District honorable mention awards. In Baton Rouge, Mike coached a successful 17’s club team in 2016/2017 that finished 25-5 with a gold championship and two gold runners up.
Mike has a BA from the University of Akron.