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Pleasanton Preps: Foothill volleyball coach named state Coach of the Year

Original post made on Apr 24, 2019

Sometimes things just make sense when it comes to sports. Foothill High boys and girls volleyball coach Dusty Collins is being honored as the 2018-19 California Boys Volleyball Coach of the Year by the California Coaches Association.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 10:29 AM

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Posted by Gen gTlin
a resident of Stoneridge
on Apr 24, 2019 at 11:31 am

Congratulations, Dusty! Well deserved. You have been a champion your entire career. Lydiksen LDies are cheering for you!

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Posted by Jim Campbell
a resident of Val Vista
on Apr 24, 2019 at 11:40 am

I had three children (2 girls and 1 boy) that had the distinct pleasure to play volleyball for Coach Collins. In those 8 combined years they went to NCS each year. However, the success they enjoyed and the improvement in their volleyball skills were secondary to the valuable lessons they learned from Dusty regarding hard work and commitment to team. The impact he had on their lives was significant and each had him hand them their HS diplomas. As parents we were grateful that our kids were a part of his program. Congratulations Coach on a very well deserved award!

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Foothill High School
on Apr 25, 2019 at 4:03 pm

Congratulations Coach Collins! There isn't anyone more deserved. You have not been just a winning coach. You have been an exemplary example to your players, students, their parents and the entire Foothill community. There is no finer than Coach Collins. I have no idea what additional qualifications you would ever need in your repertoire to be considered eligible for the AD position. You are an inspiration!

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Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Apr 25, 2019 at 4:12 pm

Great recognition, congratulations and thank you.

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