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Head Coach

Curt Burns

Bio:

Head Coach:  2004-Present (16 seasons)

Record:  268-81 (.768)

 9 CCC Championships:  ('05, '06, '07, '10, '11, '12, '14, '15, '18) 

16 CIAC State Tournament qualifications including:

13 Quarterfinals ('05, '06, '09, '10, '11, '12, '13, '14, '15, '16, '17, '18, '19)

10 Semi-Finals ('06, '09, '11, '12, '14, '15, '16, '17, '18, '19)

 8 State Finals ('06, '11, '12, '14, '15, '17, '18, '19)

 6 State Championships ('12, '14, '15, '17, '18, '19)

 2  #1 Ranked team in CT per MaxPreps.com ('14, '19)

 

58 All-Central Connecticut Conference players

29 CHSCA All-State players & 5 CHSCA Academic All-State

23 CHSCA Senior All-Stars

 7 CHSCA Junior Select players

 7 CHSCA State Player of the Year Finalists ('09, '11, '12, '15, '16, '18, '19)

 2 CHSCA State Players of the Year ('09, '18)

 7 Hartford Courant  Players of the Year ('06, '09, '14, '15, '16, '18, '19)

 

USA Volleyball:  So.Conn Boys JVA (USAV Club Program) - Director & Head Coach (1991-1999)

USA Volleyball:  Coaching Accreditation Program (Level II attained)

Head Girls Volleyball Coach - Avon High School (1989-present)   Record:  437-217 (.668)

CHSCA - Girls Volleyball Outstanding Coach - 2010

CHSCA - Boys Volleyball Outstanding Coach - 2014

National High School Athletic Coaches Association - Volleyball Coach of the Year Finalist - 2012

AVCA Region 1 (New England & New York) High School Coach of the Year - 2019

Connecticut Women's Volleyball Hall of Fame Inductee - Class of 2019

 

Assistant Coach 

Amy Handel


Coach Handel has 12 years of HS volleyball coaching experience at Avon High School and is the Assistant Coach on Avon Volleyball's 2019 CIAC Class L State Championship team.  She is a former All-Conference volleyball player at Conard High School and played collegiate volleyball at Bay Path University.

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