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Rylan Underwood - 18 Black (2023-24)



I love the sport of volleyball. It is incredibly fun and even more as you get good at it. I make it a goal to care for the athletes beyond just the sport while also training excellence in a game that I love. I believe the game teaches the game but technical work and fundamentals help play at a simpler and more efficient level. 

Team Colorado 2022-23

In his first full season coaching with Team Colorado (2022-23 season), Rylan assisted TCV 18 Green to a 14-11 D1 RMR record and top 10 ranking in the Region (4 RMR Power Top 5 Finishes), a silver bracket win at the Southwest Boys Bid Classic (18 USA bid), a bronze bracket win in 18 USA at the Dennis Lafata Boys Classic (St. Louis) and a 9th place finish in 18 USA at USA Volleyball Boys Nationals. 

18 Green athletes coached by Rylan were highly awarded in 2023:

  • Landon Keathley: CHSAA Honorable Mention All-State, AVCA West Region Player of the Week, Continental League All-Conference 1st Team
  • Trystan Maloney: AVCA High Risers List, Pikes Peak 1 League 2nd Team, RMR All-Star Team Selection
  • Bryce Owen: Pikes Peak 1 League 1st Team, Gazette Preps Peak Performer 2nd Team
  • Zak Schaffer: Pikes Peak 1 League 2nd Team 
  • Stephen Wink: Continental League Honorable Mention
  • Anderson Phillips: Gazette Preps Peak Performer 2nd Team

Rylan also served as the C team coach for the Palmer Ridge High School girls program and assistant coach for the 18 National TCV girls team which earned a National bid to the 2023 USAV GJNC.


Team Colorado is excited to bring TCV Alumni Rylan Underwood onto its coaching staff for the 2022-23 season! Rylan played for the first ever TCV Boys 18's team in the 2016-17 season. His club experience helped him lead TCA to a CBHSVA state tournament appearance and he was named All-State after leading the 5A division it total kills for the season. 

Rylan was a manager for the University of Wyoming's women's team as a freshman in college and has served as a camp counselor and team leader for The Navigators. 

Rylan participates in adult recreational play and tournaments in the Colorado area and has been playing volleyball for more than 9 years.