Coach Leah Dooley attends the University of Tampa, majoring in Athletic Training. In high school, she played Varsity volleyball as their starting Outside Hitter for all four years. Dooley was the captain for her Junior and Senior seasons. She earned numerous athletic awards throughout her high school career, such as All-Conference Honorable, First Team All-Union County, and Second Team All-State. She was ranked in the top 20th out of 5,000 volleyball players in the state of New Jersey and was named athlete of the week her Junior year of high school. Coach Leah attends the University of Tampa, majoring in Athletic Training.

Additionally, Dooley played at a National level for five consecutive years. She has extensive training in every position on the court. Dooley primarily trained as an Outside Hitter in a 5-1 and 6-2 system. Dooley attended camps, clinics, and other programs to increase her experience in skills like passing, setting, and hitting. 

Dooley was an Assistant Coach for volleyball camps hosted by her high school during her off-seasons. The camps trained the incoming freshmen and the returning junior varsity athletes. In addition, Coach Dooley was an Assistant Coach for clinics and camps for middle school athletes in her town at the local YMCA. Coach Dooley started running Private lessons in 2019. The privates helped some of her athletes to get accepted onto varsity during their freshman season. Now, Dooley is a Head Coach for REC-IT-Volleyball. 

During the rest of the year, when Coach Dooley is off the court, she contributes to her church activities, including mission trips in Jackson, Mississippi, Philadelphia, and locally in New Jersey. She integrates her leadership skills to get everyone involved both on and off the court to ensure everyone is having fun!


Coaching Locations: Coach Leah coaches at the Metuchen, South Plainfield Cranford, and Clifton locations 

REC It Volleyball Coach Training Certifications: 

Beginner Practice: Lead Coach

Intro to Tournaments: Lead Coach

Rotations level 1: Lead Coach

Rotations Level 2: Support Coach/ Lead in training

High School Tournament: Support Coach/ Lead in training

Summer Programs: Lead Coach