David Rawles has over twenty years of coaching experience with most of those years coaching college volleyball at its highest level. Rawles has spent the last five collegiate seasons with Grand Rapids Community College. David spent two seasons with the University of Notre Dame competing in the Big East and ACC. After coaching the 2006 season in the Big Ten with Michigan State University, Rawles took over a struggling program in the NAIA. After five seasons of being the head coach at Aquinas College he had the program competing and ranked in the top 25 in the country.
In 2008, Rawles started Saints Volleyball Club from the ground up. Along with helping student athletes become better volleyball players on and off the court, the club has helped student athletes move to the next level of play. Rawles has had athletes continue to play volleyball in the NAIA as well as the highest level, D1 NCAA.
As a player, like most males that get involved in the sport of volleyball, Rawles picked up the game on the beach. He competed on the EVP/MPVA from 2000-2008. He was Rookie of the Year finalist in 2000 and received Most Improved Player in 2001. Rawles was one of the best defensive players on the tour and found himself ranked as high as number three on the tour in 2006.
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