Coach Arlen

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School Volleyball:

  • HBA (Hawaii Baptist Academy) Boys Intermediate Co-Head Coach 1998-2000
  • HBA Boys JV Assistant Coach 2001
  • HBA Boys Intermediate Head Coach 2002
  • HBA Girls Intermediate Gold Head Coach 2003
  • IPA (Island Pacific Academy) JV Assistant Coach 2006
  • IPA Intermediate Coach 2007-2011
  • IPA JV Head Coach 2012-Current

Club Volleyball:

  • Paulele Girls 14U Developmental White Head Coach 2008
  • Paulele Girls 12U Head Coach 2009
  • Hoolokahi 14U Developmental Coach 2011-2012
  • KOVA 14U Competitive Grey Head Coach 2013-Current


  • 2013 ILH JV Girls 3rd Place finish in Division 2 Second Round
  • 2011 ILH Intermediate Girls 2nd Place Finish in Division 3

Coach Arlen is a patient, yet intense coach who emphasizes the basics of volleyball.  He is famous for quotes like “Practice makes permanent, do it right.”  “Don’t hit like a Gorilla.” “Why are you passing like an Elephant?” While these phrases may not mean much to normal people, the players instantly know what they’re doing wrong and how to correct it.

Coach Arlen loves volleyball and tries to pass on “the love of the game” to all his players.  In recent years, Coach Arlen has been training coaches in an effort to leave a legacy and pass on his knowledge and passion for volleyball.

Besides volleyball, Arlen is an Apple tech geek, WordPress Web Designer, and Church Pastor.   Arlen is married to Melissa and has two cats.