John de la cruz

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Coach John Dela Cruz, is a transplant from the State of Hawaii, who joined the Navy in the mid-1980s.   He was stationed at NAS Pensacola the 1990s and enjoyed Pensacola so much that he and his family retired here after a 26-year military career.  He has been involved with playing and coaching volleyball since 1987 and still enjoys the game today.  He has played on and coached numerous military teams competing against other departments and commands, and internationally against teams from Vietnam, Germany, Guam and Canada.  He has also coached in the local Catholic Youth league at both Redeemer Lutheran and St. John’s Catholic schools.  Coach John is excited to be part of the Coast Crush Volleyball family and is looking forward helping our player’s to be great teammates and to gain experience and success in the game of volleyball.  Let’s Go Crush!