Russ Miozzi enters his first year as the head coach of the Lakeland women’s volleyball program after spending the 2012 season as an assistant coach with the Lakers. Miozzi’s coaching career began at the CYO and middle school level where he led squads at Immaculate Conception School in Willoughby and Notre Dame Cathedral Latin in Chardon.
He has spent the past ten years coaching Junior Olympic Volleyball at the National Open level, helping a number of teams qualify for the national tournament.
Miozzi led an 18-year old team to the Junior National Championship in Atlanta, Georgia where they finished as the 16th-ranked team in the country. He also founded and directed a team from 2005-08 before merging with Eastside Volleyball Club in 2009, when he served as a co-director.