|Overall Record:||19-10, .655|
|SCIAC Record:||10-4, .714|
Born and raised in the heart of the inland empire, Vlasich
Vlasich attended Claremont High School where he was part of the
charter program at CHS. Vlasich helped form a talented group
of players at CHS, and started a men's program with the Wolfpack in
1993. He played as a varsity middle blocker in 1993 and 1994
while helping the pack go into CIF both seasons. Vlasich went on to
play for Pepperdine University from 1995-1998 under Marv Dunphy
where he had successful seasons as both a training setter and a
serving specialist during the 1997 season. He graduated from
Pepperdine University in 1999 with a Bachelor's degree in
Vlasich began his coaching experience when he came back to Claremont High in 1995, 1996, and 1997 as a volunteer assistant coach and setting coach with Don Braunecker. He helped train and develop setters for Claremont High School and worked with other players on a individual basis. Vlasich became JV Head Coach and Varsity assistant in 2001 for the Claremont Men's program at CHS where he helped win 2 JV tournaments, and lead CHS varsity into the CIF playoffs.
After the 2001 season, Vlasich began coaching in the club ranks and coached the Foothill Volleyball Club Men's 18-1 team. In the summer of 2001, Vlasich brought a team with below .500 average to over .500 and a substantial improvement at JO's leading the 18-1 program to flight brackets. The following summer, Vlasich coached the Foothill Boys 18-1 program into the Bronze bracket at Junior Olympics, where his team captured first place in the bronze bracket (12th overall).
Vlasich began coaching at CMS Volleyball in 2002 under Coach Dianna Graves. Over the next nine seasons, Vlasich helped build a team that made significant improvements from year to year, and finished in 2010 with an overall record of 18-11 and a 3rd place finish in SCIAC. Vlasich has been an important part of the CMS Volleyball Program’s day to day activities, helping with recruiting, structuring practices, and implementing game strategies. In December of 2010, he took on the responsibility of interim Head Coach for CMS Women’s Volleyball and was named head coach in January 2012.
Coach Vlasich is married to Cindi Vlasich, and they have a daughter named Rylan. They currently reside in Upland, California.