My Name: Diane Newell
Team: 18 Platinum
Head Volleyball Coach – University of Southern Maine (2014-Present)
ECAC Tournament – 2014
LEC Tournament Appearances – 2016, 2017
Maine Juniors 17 National Head Coach (2016 -Present)
Head Volleyball Coach – Norton High School (2009-2013)
Tri-Valley League Coach of the Year in 2012
Team Sportsmanship Award in 2011 and 2012.
Head Volleyball Coach- Mount Saint Joseph Academy (2007-2008)
College of the Holy Cross – 2001-2004
Team Captain – 2004
Two Time Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
Bourne High School 1997-2000
Team Captain- 2000
State Champions – 2000
I am looking forward to helping build competitiveness on the court. To be a successful player, you not only need skill, but you also need to have the drive and desire to do well and be successful. I am hoping to promote that competitive atmosphere and to help athletes build their skills in a fast paced and competitive way to prepare them for the next level of play.
Why I Love Coaching:
There is no better feeling in the world than knowing you have made a difference in someone else’s life. I knew that I wanted to coach after spending my summer on vacation from my 9-5 job working volleyball camps. Since then, I have spent much of my life finding ways to coach volleyball whenever I had the chance. I am blessed everyday that my job is coaching and being able to work with athletes to help them improve and succeed.
My Day Job:
Head Volleyball Coach at the University of Southern Maine
Anything with Buffalo Chicken