Richard Middleton
Club Coach
IMPACT Certified
Certified Referee
Certified Scorekeeper
2016-2017 Swarm Staff Bio
Personal Coaching Philosophy
Basic skills are the most important thing in developing a player.  Practice time should maximize the
amount of time spent handling the ball in a realistic game play type situation.

"Touch the ball one million times and you will be an expert."

Coaching Experience

2016 High School Volleyball Assistant Coach Heartland Christian School - 2016 Missouri Christian
School Athletic Association Division 1 Champions.
      Jr. High Head coach Heartland Christian School

2015 Jr. High Head coach Heartland Christian School
      Varsity Special Skills Volleyball coach Heartland Christian School  

2014 Varsity special skills Volleyball coach Heartland Christian School  

2015-2016 Southside Swarm Volleyball club 15's

2014-2015 Southside Swarm Volleyball club 14's

2013-2014 Southside Swarm Volleyball club 16's

Coached a couple seasons of recreational volleyball for Belton community center.

Playing Experience

Played various leagues and open play for 15 years plus.  Played 2 seasons USAV as a adult player.

Refereed for 2 seasons of High school volleyball MSHSAA

Professional Profile

I own a small auto repair business specializing in Vw's and transmissions.  
Cool Air Auto and Transmission..  
Married 18 years
Wife – Andrea Middleton
Lea – 17
Katie – 16 (Katie is an awesome VB player and won 1st team all state and 2nd   team all
conference 2016)
Nate - 11
We have two dachshunds!  Josie and Coda.

Fixing up Vw's
Christ and our Church is an important part of my life.