Master Coach Alan, 12U & 16s

Alan Aranas, Director of Player Development

Growing up in Virginia Beach, Coach Alan was introduced to volleyball by his older brother and his friends. Coach Alan fell in love with this fast-paced sport, not knowing it would turn out to be a life changing experience. From joining the Salem High School Men's volleyball team and competing in outdoor tournaments during his high school years, to competing in college club and USAV Men's Indoor; Alan built a vast store of knowledge about how to play the game that is the foundation for today's No Panic Volleyball Club. 


After coaching indoor teams at several different Northern Virginia clubs starting in 2009, Alan finally launched No Panic Volleyball Club in 2013 in response to what he saw as a demand for competitive, positive coaching in the region. For the 2022-2023 season, Coach Alan will be training returning No Panic and new players to create the 18s team. 


Alan continues to connect and consult with volleyball clubs/organizations in the area to help grow the game in the northern Virginia area.

A Message From Coach Alan

"We strive to better tomorrow, live strong today and learn from our past. When we learn to take care of our mind, body and soul, the possibilities are endless on what we can accomplish as a human being. In turn this make our society a better place."

Alan Aranas

Director of Player Development

Coaching Experience

  • King Abdullah Academy Varsity Head Coach (Varsity, JV, Elementary) - Current
  • No Panic Volleyball 14s Head Coach -2020
  • Norther Virginia Community College Assistant Coach - 2019
  • No Panic Volleyball Club 16 Travel Head Coach - 
  • No Panic Volleyball Club 14 Travel Head Coach - 2019
  • No Panic Volleyball Club 16 Travel Head Coach - 2019
  • No Panic Volleyball Club 15 Travel Head Coach - 2018
  • No Panic Volleyball Club 14 Matrix Head Coach - 2017
  • No Panic Volleyball Club 16 Matrix Head Coach - 2016
  • No Panic Volleyball Club 15s & 13s Head Coach - 2015
  • No Panic Volleyball Club 14 Matrix & Club Master Coach- 2014
  • No Panic Volleyball Club Beach Sand Storm Director 2012 - 2014
  • Vienna Elite 13-1 Matrix (2012-13)
  • NVVA 13-1 I.C.E. (2011-12)
  • Mercer Middle School Open & Select Head Coach – LYV (2011-12)
  • NVVA 15-2 Select (2010-11)
  • NVVA 17 Red (2009-10)
  • Head Freshmen & J.V. Coach Edison High School (2005-08)
  • Franconia Volleyball Coach 14s and 17s Head Coach (2005-08)
  • Assistant Edison High School Varsity Coach (2005-08)
  • Volleyball assistant to various club, high school camps [1999-2002]
  • No Panic Volleyball Adult and Juniors Camp Director

Playing Experience

  • Salem High School Men’s Volleyball Team

  • NYU/ VCU Volleyball Clubs and Tournaments

  • RVC USAV A Tournament leagues – outside hitter / DS/ Setter

  • Active indoor and outdoor player in the DC Metro region

Awards & Accomplishments

  • CHRVA Regional Champions 14 Travel - 2020-21 Season
  • Directed No Panic Volleyball Club into a competitive 5th year with many top finishes in the Chesapeake region in the age groups of 13s – 18s
  • Mentored Junior World Finalist Beach players 
  • Mentored Juniors/ Adult beach teams who have won various Mid Atlantic beach tournaments. 
  • USAV Chesapeake Region High Performance Coach
  • Players have has top finishes at various DC Metro outdoor doubles tournaments (2012 -)
  • Players recruited to play at the following universities: Stanford, Texas, Florida, Towson, GMU, Radford, William and Mary, Stetson, Harvard, University of Pittsburg, West Point, NVCC and more.
  • Setters under Coach Alan's tutelage have received All Region High School honors & USAV High Performance acceptance honors
  • 2018 - 2020 - 1st & 2nd place finishes in Gold Brackets at various CHRVA tournaments​​
  • 2017 – Capitol Hill Classic – Gold Bracket – No Panic 14 Matrix
  • 2017 – All CHRVA and AAU Tournaments – Gold Bracket – No Panic 14 Matrix
  • Top 2 finishes 2015 – All CHRVA Tournaments – Gold Bracket – No Panic 15 Matrix
  • Top 8 finish – MAPL York Gold Bracket – Gold Bracket – No Panic 15 Matrix
  • 1st place finish 2012 – Capitol Hill Classic – Gold Bracket – NVVA I.C.E. 13-1
  • Top 2 finishes 2014 – All CHRVA Tournaments – Gold Bracket – No Panic 14 Matrix
  • 1st place finish 2014 - MAPL York - Silver Bracket - No Panic 14 Matrix
  • 1st place finish 2013 – MLK Classic Lancaster – Gold Bracket –
  • Vienna Elite 13-1 Team Matrix
  • 1st place finish 2012 – CHRVA Regional Championship – NVVA I.C.E. 13-1
  • 1st place finish 2012 – Capitol Hill Classic – Gold Bracket – NVVA I.C.E. 13-1
  • 1st place finish 2012 – Revolutionary Rumble – Gold Bracket – NVVA I.C.E. 13-1
  • 2nd place finish 2011 – South Atlantic Championships – Bronze Bracket - NVVA 17 Red
  • Top finishes coaching Junior Varsity and Freshman volleyball at Edison High School (2005-09)
  • Various top finishes with the 17s Team Fusion of Franconia Volleyball Club, currently Evolution Volleyball

Certifications & Clinician

  • American Volleyball Coaches Association Member
  • Amateur Athletic Union  Member
  • Chesapeake Region High Performance Indoor Coach
  • Assists at various college coach camps in the Chesapeake region
  • USAV Beach IMPACT
  • USAV CAP II
  • USAV CAP I
  • USAV IMPACT– Charles Ezigbo
  • Gold Medal Squared Clinics – Chris McGown and Mike Ball
  • VHSL Coach Certification & First Aid
  • NVVA Coaching Clinics – John Teifer
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