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Craig Collins began his coaching career in 1988 when he was named Student Assistant Coach for Volleyball and Softball with The University of Akron. He transitioned into High School sports in 1990 until 1998 coaching Magnificat High School’s Varsity Softball team from 1990-95 and Westlake High School’s Varsity Football team from 1996-98. He returned to coaching on a college level in 1999 as Head Softball Coach at LCCC. From 1990-99, Coach Craig devoted himself to the YMCA. He was in charge of Youth Sports and YMCA Summer sport camps. He currently is an Avon Lake Recreation Volunteer Coach, and has been since 2001.  He has been coaching Preschool Sports since January of 2010.

Middle School Softball and Volleyball Coach – Avon Lake City Schools


Certified Leisure Professional (National Parks and Recreation and OPRA)
Certified Concussion In Sports
Certified Clinician (National Youth Sports Coaches Association)
Sport Safety Trainer (American Red Cross)
Certified CPR and First Aid Trainer (American Red Cross)
Youth Sports Director (YMCA of the USA).
Communicable Disease, Licensing, First Aid, Child Abuse training
Strength Training Instructor (YMCA of Greater Cleveland)
YMCA Fitness Team (YMCA of Greater Cleveland)
Certified Certified Lifeguard (American Red Cross),
Certified Pool/Spa Operator (National Swimming Pool Foundation)
KidSafe Backround Check
BCI/FBI Background Check
Fundamentals of Coaching (NFHS)
Impact Certified (USA Volleyball)
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SAC) Training / Lindsay's Law

Victoria “Tory” Harper:

Attends Avon Lake High School. ALHS Varsity Thrower: Discus and Shot Put – Regional Qualifier. Student Athletic Trainer for the ALHS Varsity Football Team, Girls Soccer Teams, and Wrestling Teams. Plays ALHS Girls Basketball.

Red Cross certified Babysitter / CPR & AED Certified

Alexandra “Ally” Harper:

Attends Avon Lake High School. ALHS JV Soccer. Cleveland United Club Soccer. ALHS Varsity Thrower: Shot Put and Discus. Student Athletic Trainer for the ALHS Girls JV Basketball Team and Wrestling Teams.

Red Cross certified Babysitter / CPR & AED Certified

Makayla Kamms:

Competed at Fierce Athletics for 12 years.  Assistant coach for the junior level children at Fierce Athletics.  Amherst High School Varsity Cheerleader

Abbie and Catie Armbrecht:

16 years old twins have lived in Avon Lake since they were born. They are varsity football cheerleaders for the high school and also dance at Miss Kristins Dance Studio. Besides cheering at football games, they are on the ALHS competition cheer squad and the dance competition team at their studio. Abbie and Catie also really enjoy teaching children, in which they have experience with through teaching classes at their dance studio. They are very excited to teach through preschool sports!

Kylee Collins

Attends Learwood Middle School.  Cheerleader, basketball, lacrosse.

Red Cross certified Babysitter / CPR & AED Certified

Emilee Collins
Attends Avon Lake High School