It is with great zeal, Crespi announces John Anselmo as Head Volleyball Coach. Coach Anselmo is in his first year as a full time teacher in Physiology. Coach Anselmo comes to Crespi with over 30 years of volleyball experience. He attended Loyola HS where he was part of the 1988 CA State Championship team before continuing his playing experience at UCLA where he was a part of two NCAA National Championship teams. Following college, Coach Anselmo competed at the professional level on the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour from 1996-2001.
Coach Anselmo began his coaching career after retirement from professional beach volleyball. He has coached at Pepperdine, Oaks Christian, and Bishop Montgomery and has been the head women's volleyball coach at West LA College in Culver City for the past ten years. He has also been heavily involved in the club volleyball world having started WEST Volleyball Club in 2012 and coached Mizuno Long Beach club in Carson. During his summer months, Coach Anselmo has worked with the USA Beach Volleyball Junior National Teams, USA Beach Volleyball High Performance Beach programs and A1 Scates Volleyball camps.
Crespi Carmelite would like to thank the dedicated members of the community whose efforts and input helped select a coach committed to the holistic development of student-athletes. Crespi Volleyball now prepares to boldly enter a new era. Celt Pride!