Nicasio Paquiz Jr., who has 18 years of coaching
experience at the NCAA Div. I, elite club and high school (both
girls and boys) levels, begins his first season with the Huskies in
Paquiz came to Houghton from Chicago, where he was the head coach for the 18-Silver team at 1st Alliance Volleyball Club. 1st Alliance is considered one of the premier programs nationwide and Paquiz’s team recently took first at the ultra-competitive Great Lakes Power League. He is well known in the national club volleyball scene, an asset sure to be valuable for Tech’s recruiting efforts.
In the fall of 2011, Paquiz was an assistant coach at Wisconsin-Green Bay, a Div. I member of the Horizon League. While at Green Bay, Paquiz primarily worked with defense, blocking systems and serve receive. Outside the gym, he assisted with all aspects of the program, including recruiting, travel, scouting, and film exchange.
Paquiz’s other collegiate experience comes from DePaul University, a Div. I member of the Big East Conference which he spent alongside Jennings.
In addition to his time in the Midwest, Paquiz has over eight years of coaching in Southern California an area known for its volleyball. Paquiz served as head coach of the boy’s and girl’s teams at the Brentwood School in Los Angeles and the head coach of the Santa Monica Beach Volleyball Club.
Paquiz graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1998 with a degree in architectural studies and worked 11 years at the Landry Design Group in Los Angeles.