The coaching staff at Little Rock Juniors is comprised of some of the most dedicated and knowledgeable coaches from all over the world. Their passion to teach the sport of volleyball to the youth of Central Arkansas is unmatched. We strive to provide our coaches the highest level of training in the latest techniques and game strategy, developing an analytics based approach to volleyball that is used by our U.S. National teams as well as most major colleges. In addition to coaching teams, our top level coaches run speciality skill clinics throughout the season exposing players from all divisions to our most experienced coaches.
Our Athletic Director, Jorge Martinez, is a traveling Gold Medal Squared instructor and ensures that our coaching staff have the latest training techinques, analytics and game strategy used by both our Men's and Women's U.S. National teams.
Our Club Director, Van Compton, is the head coach of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock women's volleyball team. She has led the Trojans to four regular season Sun Belt Conference Championships, five tournament championships and five appearances in the NCAA Tournament. Coach Compton is a two time Sun Belt Coach of the Year and an AVCA Southwest Region Coach of the Year. Under her leadership, our club helped grow and explode the sport of volleyball in Central Arkansas.
Under Coach Compton's leadership, our club has helped grow and explode the sport of volleyball in Central Arkansas. LRJ was established in 1998 and we have trained and developed thousands of players in the sport, with many being recruited to play in college. We are LRJ strong!
Volleyball is our passion and our coaches strive to instill that passion in every player we train!