Lenore Nyiri has been involved in playing and coaching volleyball for the last 11 years. She moved from Canada to Orlando, FL in 2009. She played competitive volleyball for 7 years travelling to over half a dozen states. She has played on live TV, come in 2nd place in the US nationals and 1st in the 2015 Canadian Nationals. Her playing career ended her senior year of high school after experiencing her 3rd concussion, but she loved the game too much to give it up entirely and began coaching full time.
This will be Lenore’s 10th year coaching volleyball. She began as a volunteer coach for the YMCA in 8th grade from 2011-2015 as well as club volleyball as an assistant coach 2013-2016. In August of 2016 she moved back to Canada to attend the University of Alberta to get her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. While in Canada she head coach a U14 team with FOG Volleyball Club. she brought the girls from dead last, to second in the province and then won gold in Division 2 at Canadian Nationals in May of 2017. She then moved back to Florida and was the assistant coach for both the boy’s and girl’s middle school programs at Timber Springs Middle School. Also, in the Fall of 2017, Lenore began as the Assistant Coach for The Master’s Academy Varsity volleyball program for 2 years. Lenore coached the last 2 seasons of club at MBS and is excited for her first season here with Game Point.
Lenore is currently attending UCF and has been the student manager of the UCF volleyball team for the last 2 years. In the spring she assists with recruiting, in the fall, she assists with practices and travels across the US with the team to compete and in the summer, she is the assistant camp director. Each summer she looks after over 650 kids in the span of 3 weeks.
Lenore coaches because she loves volleyball and the difference it has made in her life. It is Lenore’s passion to teach young athletes to improve their volleyball skills and to use volleyball to help her athletes grow personally and meet their educational goals.