Karyn Altmanis the founder and director of MASSPIKE VOLLEYBALL.
Karyn Altman, Masspike's Founder and Director has been running volleyball clinics for over 30 years. She coached women's and men's collegiate teams for 13 years, assistant coaching at George Mason, Nebraska and then head coaching at Harvard, Wentworth and at MIT where her team competed in the NCAA Division III National tournament seven out of nine years. MIT finished 4th and 2nd, in back to back years and Karyn was voted the NCAA Division III Coach of the Year.
After coaching and running a clinic at MIT, Karyn started Masspike Volleyball in 1993, at Brandeis and in 2015 moved all her sessions to the Chelmsford, Westford area. In addition to the larger clinic, small group and team clinics are offered at her house (grass and sand) in the summer and private lessons are also offered throughout the year. Karyn also been on the coaching staff on her sons' teams at both Beantown and Lat42 Volleyball Clubs and at WPI, where the teams have won New England Regionals and competed in the Boys National Tournament from 2004-2009. She is also a volunteer coach for the Chelmsford High School Varsity Boys Team from 2007-2019.
Karyn played many years of USAV, competing at the Adult National Championships six times with Boston based teams. She played four years of Varsity Volleyball at MIT and played at Waltham High before that. Through her coaching and playing, she has met the many wonderful coaches that she hires to instruct and inspire the next generation of volleyball players.