Eric has been coaching junior club volleyball for 19 seasons.
His most recent position was as the General Manager at Club Fusion Volleyball as well as the Director of Coaching & Player Development at the club's Marengo location. Schulze started VC United in the Fall of 2017 and assumed the role of Executive Director.
Responsibilities Include:- Club Operations
- Business Development
- Scholarship Programs
- Website Coordinator
Schulze spent the last 17 years with Club Fusion Volleyball. He began his career in 1997 at Sky High Volleyball in Crystal Lake. With ten top 5 finishes in the 18 Open division, Schulze has coached over 150 Division I athletes in his career. He recently became the Varsity coach at Woodstock North High School and has stints at Johnsburg, Prairie Ridge (Crystal Lake), and Huntley. He lives in Wonder Lake, IL with his wife, Katie, and two daughters, Kylie (13) and Devynn (11) who are both aspiring volleyball players.
The time is long overdue for an elite club in Rockford. We look forward to providing the top players in the area the chance to get the training, exposure and support that they deserve right in their back yard!
Jordan has been coaching for the last 6 years and is currently the Varsity coach at Rockford Lutheran. She was hired full time into her current position at VC United in January of 2018.
Responsibilities Include:- Bookkeeping/Dues
- Fundraising Programs
- Registration Support
- Travel Coordinator
- Hosted Events & Leagues
As a player, Haverly led IU to the first Sweet Sixteen appearance in school history in 2012 where she set career-high with 30 kills over Tennessee. That season she also topped the Hoosiers with 463 kills, 1438 swings, 3.65 kills per set and 37 service aces while being named honorable mention All-Big Ten, Academic All-Big Ten and honorable mention All-Midwest Region. She was named the CVU.com National Player of the Week and earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors twice. She still holds the all-time kill record at Indiana.
Jordan's playing, coaching and professional experience make her the perfect fit to head our Business Operations. -Eric Schulze
Jordan has been coaching for the last 4 years and is currently the JV coach at Rockford Lutheran. She was hired full time in October of 2017 and moved into her current position at VC United in February of 2018.
Responsibilities Include:- Summer Camps & Clinics
- Youth Programs
- Beach Programs
- International Programs
- Social Media
As a player, Johnson was a 4 year starter as a middle blocker at the University of Illinois leading the Illini to the National Championship match in 2011. Her accolades included being a 3-time Academic All-Big Ten, 3-time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week, All-Big Ten Freshman Team and All-Big Ten Freshman of the Week. She was a career .311 attacker and accumulated 471 blocks and 786 kills in her 4 years with the Illini. Johnson went on to play 2 season of professional volleyball in Austria and Germany before returning to the US and accepting a position with VC United.
EJ is one of the best leaders I've had the pleasure of coaching. Her playing experience, personality and work ethic made her an easy choice as VC United's first employee! -Eric Schulze
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