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Robert Heersema

  • Graduated from: Thornton Community College(South Suburban College)
    1979-1981 Associates Degree in Science
  • University of Illinois at Chicago w/ Physical Education: Option 1 Special K-12 Teaching (3.6 gpa)
  • Played club volleyball “UIC Flames” 1982-85, Winning USVBA Regional Championship “B” Adult Level
  • Starting Middle Blocker/ Setter, 1982-85

Coaching Experience

  • 1984-85 :Thornton Community College, South Holland, IL
    Assistant Volleyball Coach
  • 1986/87: Andrean High School, Merrillville, In
    Head Volleyball Coach
  • 1987 : Saint Xavier College, Chicago, IL
    Assistant Coach
  • 1988 to Present: Saint Xavier University, Chicago, Il
    Head Volleyball Coach Women’s Program
  • 2009 to Present: Saint Xavier University
    Head Volleyball Coach Men’s Program
  • 1985-1999 : 2nd City Volleyball Club
    13-18 age groups/ site director, weight training/ conditioning of top teams
  • 2012-Present: Michio Volleyball Academy
  • 2015 - 5th place finish  at USAV National Championship, 17 Open
  • 2017 - 1st Place Finish in SPRI Pres Day Challenge, Won Regional qualifier (1st place) & 3rd place finish at USAV National Championship, 17 National

Playing Experience

  • 1982-85 USVBA : “B”, “A” Adult Great Lakes Region Player, Middle blocker, Outside and Setter
  • 1986-1992 USVBA “AA” Adult Great Lakes Region Player, Outside Attacker
  • 1993-Present USA Adult Open Age Group Level, Outside/Right Side Attacker

Awards

  • 1991 USVBA Honorable Mention Great Lakes Region: Outstanding Contribution Player/Coach
  • 1989, 98, 2000, 2011 CCAC Coach of the Year
  • 1989 District Coach of the Year, 2000 Region VII coach of the Year

Latest News

Jul
27
Open gym for Michio players only 15U - 18U - Wed & Fri 6 to 9 p.m.
Jun
1
Summer Camp Info - Please see Registration Info hereMore
Apr
6
Registration for our free camp is now openMore
Feb
15
No Practice on Tuesday, 2/15 - Evergreen is closed because of the weather
Feb
14
No Practice on Monday, 2/15
Jan
4
No practices tonight, Monday, 1/4
Nov
22
Michio is pausing practice based on the new state regulations - we will post info when we're able to resume
Nov
21
College Exposure Camp Postponed following IDPH Guidelines
Oct
26
Anna Jaworoski commits to University of San Diego
Oct
18
Boys Practice Location changed to EV - please view revised Schedule