Assistant Recruiting/Video Coordinator
JJVA TAP Director
JJVA Rec League Director
Nick St Thomas brings a wealth of experience, talent and knowledge to JJVA. The former NCAA DI & DII Assistant earned his Bachelor’s Degree in History from UCF and a Master’s Degree in Sport Management from Lynn University. Nick is USAV CAP I and Gold Medal Squared certified. Nick began his coaching career at Archbishop McCarthy High School in Southwest Ranches, Florida where he also coached and served as the Recruiting Coordinator for Broward Wildfire Volleyball Academy. Nick spent one season at NCAA DI (SoCon) Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC as Assistant Coach / Recruiting Coordinator, and trained the team’s Middle Blockers.
While coaching at Wofford College Nick had the privilege to coach three SoCon All Conference Players, and the team finished the regular season as the #1 blocking team in the SoCon. Nick then continued his coaching career spending two seasons at NCAA DII (Sunshine State Conference) Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL. While at Lynn, Nick coached two Sunshine State All Conference Players, and in 2016 Lynn University posted its best season in several years with Nick assisting in the training of the Libero’s and Pin Hitters. During the 2018-19 season, Nick served as an Assistant Coach at NCAA DI (ASUN) Jacksonville University, where he was responsible for coaching the teams offensive systems and setter training.
Nick has served as a volunteer coach for the FL Region High Performance Program for several years and in 2019 Nick served as an Assistant Coach for the FL Region High Performance Girls Future Select Program, under Head Coach Courtney Draper (USF). At the 2019 High Performance Championships in Fort Lauderdal FL, the FL Region Girls Future Select team won the Gold Medal in their division.
Nick also has several years of international volleyball coaching experience serving as an Assistant Tour Coordinator and Assistant Coach for Bring It Promotions Volleyball Tours South East Region U23 Teams. These teams compete throughout Europe during the Winter and Summer holiday months including the FIVB European Global Challenge Tournament in July.
His extensive recruiting experience in the NCAA has made him a perfect fit at JJVA as the Assistant Recruiting Coordinator. Nick is proficient in Data Volley 4, Cyber-Link Audio & Power Director and will also serve as JJVA’s Video/Technical Coordinator for the Upper National Program.
Nick is currently serving at the Volleyball Program Director & Girls Varsity Volleyball Head Coach at Episcopal School of Jacksonville.