Volleyball Completes Staff with Hiring of Luongo, Belanger
Kyle Luongo completed his first season as the volunteer assistant coach at Michigan in 2013. Luongo joined the Wolverines after spending the past three seasons as the assistant boys' varsity and junior varsity coach at Harvard-Westlake High School in Studio City, Calif.
He preceded Harvard-Westlake with a one-year stretch as head boys' and girls' varsity volleyball coach at Heritage Christian School in Granada Hills, Calif., while simultaneously serving as volunteer assistant coach for the men's volleyball team at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif.
Luongo began his coaching career at Gold Medal Squared in 2007 while still playing collegiately, and is currently the lead camp coach, traveling to various states leading high school volleyball athletes in 4-day skills camps. He also served as Head Coach for the Los Angeles Volleyball Academy from 2007-2011, running tryouts, evaluating talent and planning and executing practices.
Prior to his coaching career, Luongo was a standout volleyball player at Pierce College (2006-07), starting as setter for a team that lost in the state finals his freshman year and the state semifinals his sophomore year. He then transferred to Pepperdine University (2008-10), playing for Coach Marv Dunphy. After he was redshirted his first year, he helped Pepperdine make it to the MPSF finals in 2010.
Luongo graduated from Pepperdine in 2010 with a degree in sports medicine.