Joe Dierickx, Master Coach / Club Director

Joe got his start in volleyball in 1980-1984 while a student at Florida State University as a club & recreational player. He began his coaching career in the area at Greenville Middle School as the assistant head coach in 2002-2003 where the GMS racked up a 24-4 record. He was a volunteer assistant for Hillcrest High School Junior Varsity team in 2004. Read More

He was again a volunteer assistant for HHS in 2008 as JV & Varsity Assistant coach. He has also coached for 3 years at the Simpsonville Recreational volleyball program.
Joe coached at the club level for 9 years with Club South Juniors. He coached all levels at Club South during his tenure. From the developmental training, Kidz Power, non travel teams, regional & national travel teams. For the last 2 years he coached at the national team level. He was also a mentor coach training new & upcoming coaches as a director in the Kidz Power & Non Travel programs.

In the past 15 years he has evaluated over 3000+ players in player evaluation & placement process.

Joe has coached the Axis Elite Volleyball teams starting with the 12’s in our inaugural year who finished 2nd Gold in the Big South Open level and 12th in the AAU National Championships Open Silver. The second year the 12’s finished 9th in the AAU National Championships Open Gold level. He has coached our 18 Open in his 3rd year, & 16 Open team that finished 9th in the AAU National Championships Gold 16 Premier Division in his 4th season. He coached the 15 Open team in his 5th season who finished 3rd in Gold 15 Premier Division at the AAU National Championships in 2017 and had 2 AAU All American players! In his 6th season last season he coached the 16 Open team who finished 5th in Gold 16 Premier Division. Joe’s teams have made the AAU National Championships Gold crossover in the Open & Premier levels 5 of the past 6 seasons.

Joe has had the blessing to coach two (2) National JVA Athleader Award winner in 2015/2106 & 2016/2017 seasons!

He hails from Saint Cloud, Florida. He graduated from Florida State University with a BS degree in Management Information Systems. He is currently the Sr. Director of Sales – East USA for Aeronet Worldwide. Joe and his wife Monica were married in 1985 and have 4 children. Now he even has a daughter who is coaching on the Axis staff. They live in Simpsonville, SC.