Last Updated: July 26, 2014

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Director of Coaches


  • 30+ years playing experience beginning with New Smyrna H.S.
  • College Setter at Trevecca Nazarene University
  • Head Coach at Trevecca Nazarene University 1987-88
  • Asst. Boys' Coach at New Smyrna Beach HS 1991-92
  • Head Girls' Coach at Spruce Creek H.S. 1992-present
  • Founded Florida Elite Volleyball Club in 1993-present
  • Impact and CAP 1-II certified

Coach Rubenstein-Knight

Allan Rubenstein-Knight Director and Master/ Head Coach for Inland Volleyball Club, is in his first year as the Head Volleyball Coach for Father Lopez Catholic High School in Daytona, Florida.

Prior to that, he was Head Volleyball Coach for Timber Creek High School for 7 years. Allan led Timber Creek to win the 2008 Girls' 6A State Championship. The girls' team was also the State Runner-up two seasons ago, and the boys’ program has reached the state finals twice. He was named Coach of the Year five different times.

Allan has 18 years experience coaching club volleyball and has also coached at the collegiate level when he served as Assistant Coach for the Rollins College Tars and the University of Tulsa. His playing experience includes a collegiate men’s club team, many USAV adult teams, and numerous beach tournaments.

Allan coaches and serves as the College Recruiting Coordinator for IVC. He lives in Orlando, Florida with his wife Stephanie, their daughter Austin and their son Sawyer

Advisors and Head Clinicians



Joslyn Gallop 

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Head Coach


Laura Stegall

Daytona State College

Head Coach


John Ross

TCA Atlanta

Coaching Director, Master Coach





18 National Team

Allan Knight 

16 National - Teal

Laura Booker 

16 National - Purple

Rhonda Carr

15 National

Nina Kontrec 

14 National 

Lauren Valle / Brittany McVeary

14 Regional - Purple

Taylor Ruiz

14 Regional - Teal

Jen Beatty

13 National

Cara Swayze

13 Regional

Jon Ross

12 Regional 

Jill Kornegay 

12 Local

Mike Harris

10 Local

Lauren Valle 




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