Coach Rachel August is returning for the 7th year here at Club Ace Long Island (CALI). She has helped mold our youngest players into the most outstanding athletes in our organization. Coach Rachel has been head coach for 13 Black, 16 Red and assisted with many other teams from our program. In the 2018/19 travel season she led 13 Black to earn a bid to USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships (GJNC). Making history as the first team from CALI to go to GJNC. Her energy on the sideline is unparalleled and we are lucky to have her in our program.
Coach Rachel is a former student athlete at Hofstra University a Division 1 women’s volleyball team. While playing for Hofstra she earned the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Commissioner’s Academic Award all four years. During her volleyball career with Hofstra she was co-captain in 2010/11. She is also a camp counselor and youth volleyball coach where she trains young athletes. Coach Rachel graduated from Hofstra University in 2011 with a degree in English and Secondary Education. She is the assistant director of athletics and administration at Hofstra University.