Volleyball

Lady Jags  Volleyball

Welcome to the San Jose City College Women’s Volleyball Website. Here at City we offer a mix of athletics and academics to prepare you for transfer with an A.A. degree to a university or continue your playing
career at the next level. We are always recruiting talented, academically
inclined, hardworking student athletes.  We hope you fill out the recruitment form and begin your journey with us here at SJCC in the fall!

Thank you for your continued interest in San Jose City Women’s Volleyball and GO JAGS!


Please contact Head Volleyball Coach, Tait Rafat, directly at tait.rafat@sjcc.edu or on his office phone at (408) 288-3732 for any questions you may have.


Stay tuned as plans for our new Gymnasium, scheduled for completion in 2016, will be posted shortly!


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You can download the Volleyball Schedule Here

Coaches

Tait Rafat, Head Volleyball Coach

Tait Rafat Head ShotTait Rafat is the head coach of the San Jose City College women's volleyball team. His coaching duties include athlete training and  development, opponent scouting and evaluation, recruiting, team travel, equipment ordering and distribution, and summer camps. Rafat comes to San Jose City College after having been an assistant coach for the University of Nevada, Reno volleyball team during the 2005-2006 season during which they made the NCAA tournament. Prior to UNR, Tait taught Physical Education, Health, and Adapted Physical Education for eight years, six years teaching in the Denali Borough and Anchorage School Districts in Alaska and two years in the Clark County School District in Las Vegas, Nevada. While teaching he coached track, boys and girls high school volleyball, basketball, and girls club volleyball.  


He spent twenty five years living primarily in Alaska but splitting time between being home schooled in Strelna, Alaska and the public schools in Las Vegas, Nevada. A 1989 graduate of Soldotna High School in Soldotna, Alaska he attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he served as the manager for the Rebels mens basketball team for three seasons. He received a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from UNLV in 1996 and a master’s degree in Education with an emphasis in Sports Management from NOVA Southeastern University in 2006.  He is CAP level 2 accredited by USA Volleyball and is a certified volleyball conditioning specialist. He is also a member of the American Volleyball Coaches Association, USA Volleyball, Northern California Volleyball Association, and the California Beach Volleyball Association.


On the local club scene, Tait coaches for perennial powerhouse, Vision Volleyball Club, in the 17s age division where his teams consistently rank in the top 36 teams of the Northern California Volleyball Association's age bracket. His club team has gone to the Junior Olympics in 4 of the last 6 years.

Roster

No.

Name

Position

Height

Year 

1               

St.  Martin, Gabrielle

DS/Libero

5' 3"

Soph

2               

Turgano, Megan

DS/ Libero            

5'0"

Fresh

3               

Byerly, Jessica   

OH      

5'7"

Fresh

4               

Ruiz, Rochelle

DS/Libero            

5'1"   

Fresh

5               

Horn, Kerlyn

 MB

5'8"

Fresh 

6               

Segura, Felicia       

DS/RS   

5'5"      

Soph

7               

Dong, Kacie

MB

5'5"

Fresh

 8               

Pineda, Vanessa

DS

5"5"

 Fresh

9                

Cruzen, Nicole   

OH  

5'8"   

Fresh

10               

Luu, Cathy   

OH   

5'6"

Fresh

11               

Alonso, Alison

OH/S

5'9"   

Fresh

Tournament Information

The San Jose City Volleyball Invitational - Tournament of Champions-
this tournament has been in existence for twenty five years but is
hopefully coming back in 2016 with construction of a new gym!

Past champions include:

  • San Jose City College

  • Santa Rosa Junior College

  • Sacramento City College

  • LA Pierce College

  • San Joaquin Delta College 

  • Cabrillo College 

Women’s Volleyball Recruitment Application



 

 

Volleyball Schedule 2014http://www.sjcc.edu/AthleticsDepartment/Documents/Volleyball Schedule 2014.pdfVolleyball Schedule 2014Athletic Schedules

​Contact Us

Tait Rafat, Head Volleyball Coach

(408) 288-3732

tait.rafat@sjcc.edu


Volleyball Schedule

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Volleyball Schedule Here



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