Coach Iggy began playing volleyball as a sophomore at Centennial High School where he eventually led the boys volleyball program to a CIF appearance, breaking the 11 year-long battle to reach CIF. He received a full scholarship to study Mechanical Engineering at UC Irvine and graduated with a Bachelors in 2020. Coach Iggy was inspired to partner with Unidos Por La Musica Nonprofit to create Bravo Athletics Volleyball Club at the age of 20 with the goal to break the financial barrier between youth and club sports, as it was financially impossible for his family to afford club volleyball during his high school years. Now having coached 5 high school seasons and 3 club seasons with an 8th ranked SCVA girls team and an AAU bid-winning boys team, he is excited to share the opportunities Bravo provides with the local youth.
Coach Lexi played at Riverside Christian High School for 4 years, three of which were spent on varsity, and then went on to play JC volleyball at Citrus College from 2011-2013. Coach Lexi has helped coach an 8th SCVA ranked 13U girls team at Bravo and has helped coach the boys program as well. She hopes to spread the love for the game and help progress athletes in their volleyball journeys.Coach Lexi has been actively coaching since 2011 and worked as a head coach for 7 years for the JV girls program at Palm Desert High School where she was also the first assistant to the Varsity program. She eventually helped the program appear in the Southern Division finals where they took second. Coach Lexi went on to take the head job at Crossroads Christian High School in 2017.
Coach Jacoby played at La Sierra High School for 4 years, three of which were spent on varsity earning 1st team All-League Honors. His coaching career consists of 13 years of experience, starting as a head JV girls coach for Redlands Adventist Academy, 4 years as the La Sierra JV boys coach, and 7 years at Arlington High School working his way to Varsity Head coach of both the boys and girls programs. Coach Jacoby has been coaching club for 3 years during which he coached a 14U team from a previous 238 rank to 76 in SCVA this 2020-2021. He has also had 5 JV league titles, 7 varsity CIF appearances, and has developed over 15 athletes to pursue their playing careers after high school. Coach Jacoby’s main goal as a coach is to teach athletes the love for the sport, the importance of team chemistry, and to prepare players for the next level of their volleyball careers.
Coach Jake has been playing volleyball for the last 6 years. He first fell in love with the sport in 2016 at Roosevelt High School as a sophomore where he eventually helped lead the varsity program to its first CIF appearance. He played 2 club seasons and an NAIA collegiate season at Hope International University. Coach Jake took on his first coaching job at Corona High School in 2020 as the head of the program, coaching both the JV and Varsity boys teams. He has helped coach a boys season with Bravo and looks forward to helping build the boys and girls programs. His main goal as a coach is to consistently provide a positive environment for his athletes and reassure them to have fun and enjoy the sport they love!