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— Ryan Jay Owens

Our Team

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Ryan Jay Owens | Owner

Owner & founder of EliteVolley.com since 2006.

Currently still a pro since 2002 having played in Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Czech Republic, Greece (3x), Puerto Rico (2x), Finland (2x), Brazil, Indonesia (2x), South Korea, Italy, Lebanon and Qatar with 4 years experience playing for the USA national team.

Resides between Belgrade, Serbia… Berlin, Germany & Southern California.

Also, hosts BeyondAthletic.com podcast for athletes and runs an international non-profit called Elite Sport Students.

 

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Christy "Swags" Swagerty | Global Recruiting Coordinator / Agent (in-training)

From California and has played and coached since 2011 in Belgium, France, and now in Germany. Played 4 years for The Master's College (NAIA D1). 

Has been coaching youth and adult teams and camps since 2003, including 2 years as a head coach at an NAIA university. 

Has her M.A. in Coaching & Athletic Administration and spends her time outside of volleyball with her husband, traveling, writing, teaching English, and helping other athletes find their home abroad.

ETC: Click for CV | Instagram | Messenger

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Diego Philippe | Recruiting Coordinator (BRAZIL)

From Brazil, has a bachelor's degree in Sports Science and Physical Education, played in Brazil and England, coached youth and adult teams.

Has been working as a scout man for the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation and FIVB since 2013.

Also volunteered at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the International Relations department.

Coordenador de Recrutamento (BRASIL)


Brasileiro, formado em Educação Física e Esporte, jogou no Brasil e Inglaterra, atuou como técnico em times da base e adulto.

Trabalha desde 2013 como estatístico para Confederação Brasileira de Voleibol e FIVB.

Também foi voluntário nos Jogos Olímpicos Rio 2016 no departamento de Relações Internacionais.

ETC: Click for CV | Instagram | Messenger

Our Interns


  Ivana Kujundzic  | European Student Recruitment (Intern)  From Serbia and played 4 years for the South Carolina Gamecocks(NCAA D1). Also, played professionally in Italy, France, Switzerland and Finland. Has coached in Serbia for Spartak's U16 team.   Click for Resumé

Ivana Kujundzic | European Student Recruitment (Intern)

From Serbia and played 4 years for the South Carolina Gamecocks(NCAA D1). Also, played professionally in Italy, France, Switzerland and Finland. Has coached in Serbia for Spartak's U16 team.  Click for Resumé


  Liis Kullerkann  | Management & European Recruitment (Intern)  From Estonia and played for Ohio University Bobcats (NCAA D1) in the USA. Currently a pro in Germany and senior national team player for Team Estonia with her sister Kadi Kullerkann.  See Resumé

Liis Kullerkann | Management & European Recruitment (Intern)

From Estonia and played for Ohio University Bobcats (NCAA D1) in the USA. Currently a pro in Germany and senior national team player for Team Estonia with her sister Kadi Kullerkann. See Resumé

 

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