Coach Tim Mellado enters his 8th season at Laguna Beach Volleyball Club. With over 19 years of experience coaching at the club and high school levels, he is yet another seasoned coach on the LBVBC coaching staff. Whether he is coaching girls or boys teams Coach Tim follows the ideals held at LBVBC that a strong "team" mentality will not only lead to great collective success but will drive individuals to become the best players and teammates that they can be.
No stranger to the South Orange County volleyball scene, Coach Tim has utilized his knowledge at El Toro High School (Head Coach - Boys' Varsity Volleyball Team, 2003-2004), Trabuco Hills High School (Head Coach - Girls' Varsity Volleyball Team, 2004-2006), and most recently Mission Viejo High School (Assistant Coach - Boys' and Girls' Varsity Volleyball Teams, 2007-2011; Associate Head Coach - Girls' Varsity Volleyball Team, 2011-2013). Most recently, Coach Tim served as the Assistant Coach to the Saddleback College Women's Volleyball Team (2014).
At the club level Coach Tim has coached both boys and girls teams as well. While at Balboa Bay Volleyball Club he helped direct his 15 & under boys teams to back-to-back Gold Medals at the Junior Olympic Championships (2008 & 2009). Last season he helped the 18-1s girls team to a Bronze Medal at the JVA West Coast Championships and the USAV Girls National Championships as well as played a large role in guiding the 15-1s to a Bronze Medal at the SCVA Red Rock Rave Junior National Qualifier. Coached Tim enjoys the challenges and rewards that come with coaching various age groups. In addition to coaching club teams, Coach Tim also serves as the Director of our Volley-Lite Program.