The 2019-20 season will be the second for head coach Dave Dooley, and he will look to build upon Capilano's PACWEST bronze medal last season -- the program's first medal since 2013. The Blues finished the regular season in third place with an 18-6 record, and defeated Douglas College 3-0 in the bronze medal match.
Dooley is also a head coach with the Seaside Volleyball Club in South Surrey, running their U18 Boys program and beach volleyball program. In 2018 he led their U18 team to provincial gold and national silver, and in 2016 his U16 team didn’t drop a set all season and won a Provincial championship. On the beach, his beach pairing won Provincial gold in 2017.
A native of Surrey, Dooley also has experience coaching at the Volleyball Canada Centre of Excellence, as well as with Team BC for both indoor and beach volleyball.
Dooley is familiar with the PACWEST volleyball scene, having spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach for the University of the Fraser Valley’s women’s volleyball team. He also was an assistant coach for eight seasons with the Camsoun College men’s volleyball team under head coach Charles Parkinson, helping them to three PACWEST championships and one CCAA National title.
A life-long educator, Dooley is an Education Services Teacher in Surrey. He is a graduate of the University of Victoria, where he received his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education.
CapU Head Coaching Record
Regular Season Record: 18-6
Playoff Record: 2-1
2018-19 - PACWEST Bronze Medal