Eric Lazowski

Five1 Athletics Co-Founder | Five:1 VBC Co-Owner | Volleyball Director | Head Coach, 15 Black



Michigan State University/Texas A&M Corpus Christi
Five1 Athletics Co-Founder and Five:1 VBC Co-Owner / Volleyball Director
Commissioner, Lakeshore Region, USA Volleyball
Head Coach, 15 Black

Coach Lazowski, as the lead instructor for all of the teams in the gym, ensures consistency in training from our youngest athletes to the oldest.  Eric’s background as a player, as a collegiate coach, club director, and current commissioner of the Lakeshore Region of USA Volleyball brings an extremely unique component to what athletes find when they train in our gym.

His lifelong passion for the game of volleyball began while in college first at Central Michigan then at Michigan State and has continued throughout adulthood, as he transitioned from collegiate player, to professional beach player, to professionally trained coach.

Previous Coaching Experience:
Assistant Coach, Western Illinois University
Assistant Coach, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Volunteer Assistant Coach, University of Texas El Paso
Assistant Coach, Florida Gulf Coast University
Assistant Coach, Barry University, Miami FL
Student Assistant, Michigan State University
Assistant Coach, Michigan State University Men’s Volleyball
Student Assistant, Central Michigan University

USA Volleyball:
Head Coach, USA Junior National A2 Team, Pula Croatia
Head Coach, USA JNT A2, Gold Medal HP Championships
Head Coach, USA YNT A2, Gold Medal HP Championships
Head Coach, USA JNT A2, Silver Medal HP Championships
Head Coach, Numerous developmental camps
Head Coach, Iowa Region HP, Bronze Medal HP Championships
Head Coach, Florida Region HP, Gold Medal HP Championships

Club VB:
North Director, Legacy Volleyball Club
Assistant Director, Oakland Elite Volleyball
Director, South Florida VBC
Director, Club Corpus VBC
Program Director/Recruiting Director, Austin Juniors VBC

FIVB Beach Qualifier, Acapulco and Toronto (2)
AVP Tour: Milwaukee, Muskegon, Jacksonville, Atlanta
USA Beach Volleyball: Huntington Beach, Deerfield Beach
MPVA, Tawas City Open Champion
Michigan State University Men’s Volleyball Club
Central Michigan Men’s Club Volleyball

Prior Team Assignments
2016 – 17 North (Legacy Volleyball)
2017 – 17 North (Legacy Volleyball)
2018 – 17 Adidas
2019 – 17 Adidas
2020 – 17 Black
2021 – 16 Black
2022 – 16 Black
2023 – 16 Black
2024 – 15 Black