STAFF

2017 23-11
2016 21-09
2015 34-06 
2014 12-19
2013 41-05
2012 29-14
2011 21-18
2010 21-14
2009 30-10
2008 34-09
2007 33-08
2006 39-05
2005 24-09
2004 14-17
2003 18-14
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Gary Larkin, Head Coach

glarkin@hccfl.edu
Office #: 813-253-7542

  

Gary Larkin was named Head Coach of HCC in 2003. He is also an English Professor at the college. He holds a BA in English Literature from Boston College, where he played lacrosse, and an MA in creative writing from the University of Illinois at Chicago.  In 2017, The Lady Hawks earned a bid to the FCSAA State Championships where they finished 4th.  Under Larkin, HCC has made the post-season 11 times in 15 seasons.  HCC has earned 3 FCSAA State Championships, 7 Gulf District Championships, 7 bids to the NJCAA Championships, and 5 Suncoast Conference Championships.  At the NJCAA National Championships, HCC finished 3rd in 2013 and 2015, 7th in 2009 and 2012, 8th in 2008, and 11th in 2006 and 2007.  The Lady Hawks posted 20-win seasons ten times and 30-win seasons six times.  HCC has made the post season 10 of his 13 years.  Larkin's records is 394-168.  He has been named AVCA Two Year College Northeast/Southeast Region Coach of the Year four times, FCSAA State Coach of the Year three times, District H Coach of the Year seven times, Suncoast Conference Coach of the Year five times, and USA Volleyball Junior Olympic Outstanding Coach. Larkin has coached 6 All-Americans. He is married to Lisa, and they have two beautiful children, Aidan and Reina.

    

Monica Ewalt, Associate Head Coach

 

Monica Ewalt has served on the HCC Volleyball staff since 2004 and was named Associate Head coach in August of 2010. While at HCC, Monica has been selected twice as the AVCA National Assistant Coach of the Year, first in 2009 and again in 2015. She has helped guide the Hawks to 7 National Championship appearances, 5 Conference Championships and has trained multiple NJCAA All-Americans.  Her dedication and commitment to her players has allowed her to help numerous student-athletes gain athletic scholarships to a wide variety of colleges across the country, including NCAA Div I, Div II and NAIA institutions. As a player and HCC Volleyball alumni, she earned the honor of Team Captain her sophomore year.

In addition to coaching at HCC, Monica holds the title of Associate Director with the Tampa United Volleyball Academy and was named to the Executive Board of Directors in 2007. While at Tampa United, Monica has led her teams to multiple bids to the Junior National Championships and has become known as one of the top private lessons instructors in the Tampa Bay area.  Monica also works with Pura Vida Volleyball INC, a volleyball apparel company that designs and produces volleyball specific attire for youth and adults.  Monica and her husband Luke were married in January of 2016 and reside in Tampa, Florida where she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Antia Rodriguez-Sanchez, Assistant Coach