Chanticleers begin Spring season this weekend
Coaching clinic will feature two clinics
Aramian comes to Coastal after working with A5 Mizuno Volleyball for six years
2012 Coastal Carolina Volleyball - Inaugural Game at The HTC Center (Sept. 21, 2012)
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Gabe Aramian enters his second season as an assistant coach at Coastal Carolina.
In his first season with the CCU volleyball program he helped guide the Chanticleers to the Big South Conference tournament championship match. The team finished with a 14-14 overall record but was 10-4 in conference play. It was the first 10 win conference season since 2009. Aramian has coached one player to first team all-conference honors, two to Big South all-freshman team honors and one to Big South all-academic team accolades.
Aramian was part of a staff that took a team that had finished 5-9 in conference play and lost in the first round of the Big South Conference tournament in 2011 and guided them to 10 conference wins and a trip to the Big South Conference tournament championship match in 2012.
Aramian came to Coastal following six years with A5 Mizuno Volleyball in Atlanta, where he served as master coach, strategic planner, board adviser, lead instructor for youth programs and camps, lead instructor and planner for tryouts, lead instructor and instructor and planner for pre-season training and the Holiday Camp, lead instructor and instructor and planner for the Southern Showcase College Recruiting Combine and college recruiting coordinator.
Aramian most recently coached the 161 team, which was ranked No. 22 in the nation (PrepVolleyball) and won the Sports Performance President's Day Tournament and the OVA MLK Invitational in the 17-Open Division.
In 2011, Aramian's team won a National Championship at The USA Volleyball (USAV) Junior Olympics in the 16-American Division with a perfect 11-0 match record, as well as a perfect 22-0 set record with a season ranking of No. 12 in the nation.
During the 2010 volleyball season, Aramian's 161 team finished sixth at the USAV Junior Olympics in the 16-Open Division, was ranked No. 2 in the nation, earned gold medals at Sports Performance President's Day and the Mid East Power League, a silver at the Northern Lights National Qualifer, 16-Open Division and was the first team from the Southern Region to win an Open National Qualifier.
Aramian also served as a volunteer assistant coach at Auburn University in 2010, when the Tigers posted a 21-12 record and earned a No. 42 RPI ranking. Auburn reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time in the program's history and the Tigers also earned their first NCAA Tournament win.
In 2009, his team earned a Silver Medal at the USAV Junior Olympics in the 16-National Division, was ranked No. 12 in the nation, and earned a fifth-place finish at the AAU National Championships in the 16-Open Division.
In 2008, Aramian's 161 team became the first 16s team from Georgia to earn a gold medal at the SRVA Regional Championships and finished 13th at the USAV Junior Olympics, which was the highest finish for a 16s team from the Southern Region.
Additionally, Aramian has worked for the Volley Performance Training Company where he held the positions of master coach, class lead instructor, and lead instructor for the Elite Setters Camp, Hitting and Passing Camp, Libero Camp, Lefty-Rightside Camp and Tall Girl Camp. He has also coached at the high school level in Georgia, as well as at the international level with the Puerto Rican Junior National Team.
During his time in Atlanta, Aramian trained and coached two NCAA All-Americans, 25 AAU and USAV All-Americans, four AVCA High School All-Americans, seven top 100 and 11 top 150 Senior Aces, five State Gatorade Players of the Year and 17 GVCA State Players of the Year.
Aramian earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in public and international affairs from the University of Georgia in 2006, where he also played on the NIRSA indoor volleyball team that finished fifth in 2005 and 13th in 2006 at the NIRSA Collegiate Championships. He completed a Master of Public Administration degree from Kennesaw State University in 2011.