Candace Lunford

Regional & State Program Director
National Coach

Coach Candace played Collegiate Volleyball at North Carolina A&T State University as a Middle Blocker. After finishing her playing career, she began coaching. Using her passion for the sport of volleyball, she coached in Houston, Texas for 9 years, progressing in the Private School sector from 7th grade to heading a Varsity Program. Aside from Volleyball, Coach Candace has gained coaching experience from other sports. She had the opportunity to coach basketball and lacrosse for 9 years while being a PE teacher at St. Francis Episcopal Day for the motor development program through eighth grade. While still in Houston, Coach Candace gained Club Volleyball experience with Houston Junior Volleyball Association and Houston Skyline Juniors.

Coach Candace moved to Florida, where she continued her career as the Assistant Coach at St. Johns River State College, training both indoor and outdoor. Soon after, she became dedicated to JJVA as the Regional/Local Director. While residing in Florida, Lunford has had the honor to coach for Team Florida’s High Performance Program for 2 years with one Gold Victory. Her passion for the sport of volleyball is focused on the developmental side of teachings with the youth programs.