Executive Director

Joe is entering his 15th year of coaching club volleyball and this is his 13th year with Gainesville Juniors. Joe has led 12 teams to USAV Nationals earning three top ten finishes in 12U Club, 13U Club and 14U National. Joe’s teams have won the Big South National Qualifier in 2006, 2007 and 2019. Joe is CAP 1 certified and was named the 2007 Gainesville Sun Coach of the Year for 1A through 3A classifications. His 2014 10U Elite team finished 3rd in the country at the AAU National Championships. While his 2017 12U Elite team won the American division of the USAV Junior National Championships. This is Joe's third year as Executive Director of Gainesville Juniors. 



 Eric begins his third year as the Assistant Director of Gainesville Juniors. He is the head coach for Sante Fe High School. Eric has been a part of volleyball over 25 years with four years of competitive beach volleyball after serving in the Marine Corps. This is Eric's ninth season coaching with Gainesville Juniors, he has qualified 9 teams to the USAV Nationals. Eric's 11U Elite team became Gainesville's first ever USAV National Championship team, winning the 12U American division at USAV Nationals in 2015.  His 2014 13U Elite team finished 3rd in the country at the AAU National Championships. He has coached 13 Elite, 14 Elite, 15 Elite and 16 National teams to the AAU National Championships in the Premier division.

Club contact: Joe DeLuca,, 352-871-2418

We are a club member of the Florida Region of USA Volleyball. As a player you might stop any unwanted contact from a club representative simply by asking (either verbally or in writing) that all contact cease. Any player believing a club representative of any Florida Region Volleyball Club has been intimidating, harassing or acted inappropriately in any matter of contact or recruiting should contact the Florida Region office at (352) 742-0080.