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Dale Woodson

Coaching Role: Club Director and 14 Red Head Coach

First Name: Dale

Last Name:  Woodson

Contact Information: 314-974-7995; dale@teamelitestl.com

Profession: Retired after working 30 years at AT&T (1977-2007) Owner, Publisher Woodson Wave Report – top rated stock market timing newsletter (1997 – present) Founder and Club Director TESL Volleyball Club, LLC. (2006-present)

Years Coaching
CYC: 22 years:
SMMA (1993-2014)
Club: 21 years:
Midwest Select (1996-2003); High Performance – STL (2004-2005); TESL (2006 - present)
College: 1 year:
Fontbonne University (2007)

Coaching Experience

SMMA Volleyball Lay Director (2005-2007)
CYC South County Parochial League Coordinator (2007- present) CYC South County Boys All Star Coach (2000)
At Large Director Gateway Region USAV (2005-2007)
TESL Director of player development (2006-present)

Coaching Certifications:  
USAV IMPACT CAP I Protecting God’s Children

Awards/Notable Finishes:  
Dale has coached numerous players who have earned volleyball scholarships at DI, DII, DIII, NAIA levels and players who have been selected to USAV Youth and National teams. 100% of the graduating seniors Dale has coached have earned volleyball scholarships.
Recent:

2019: TESL 14 Red USAV Nationals - American Bid, Indianapolis 
2016: USAV Dennis Lafata Mertorious Service Award Recipient.
2015: Dale survived successful aortic heart valve, triple bypass open heart sugery and is 100% recovered.  
2014: TESL 16 Red 3rd USAV Nationals Minneapolis
2013 TESL 18 Red T1st Gateway Region Bid Event
2013 TESL 18 Red USAV Nationals – National Bid, Dallas
2012 TESL 17 Red AAU Nationals 9th Gold (177 teams)
2011 TESL 16 Red USAV Nationals American Bid, Atlanta
2010 TESL 15 Red 9th Gold Gateway Regionals
2009 TESL 17 Red USAV Nationals – American Bid, Miami
2008 TESL 16 Red 6th Gold Gateway Regionals
2008 SMMA MO. State Show Me Games 14s 1st place gold in 15s
2007 TESL 15 Red 7th Gold Gateway Regionals
2006 Midwest Select 14s 1st Gold President’s Day Omaha

1993 - 2014 SMMA Parochial coach
2007 SMMA parochial team perfect undefeated season.
Multiple CYC Archdiocesan City-County Championships
Multiple CYC Archdiocesan City-County runner ups
Numerous CYC South County District Championships
Numerous League Championships

Favorite Quote: “You play to win the game”

Fun Facts:  St. Louis Post Dispatch Scholar Athlete award, gifted student.