Kalani Efstathiou is in his second season as Head Coach of the Men’s Volleyball team at Sacred Heart University. Prior to leading the Pioneers, Efstathiou coached at the High School and Club level in Oregon. As the Varsity Assistant at Lake Oswego High School, Efstathiou helped lead the Lakers to their first Three Rivers League championship in 20 years. As a head coach at Oregon Juniors’ Volleyball Academy, Efstathiou coached the top 17’s team to finish as the second ranked 17’s team in the Columbia Empire Region.
Efstathiou graduated from Sacred Heart University in 2010 and served as Captain of the Men’s Volleyball Program during the 2009 and 2010 seasons. Under the leadership of esteemed Head Coach Rob Machan, Efstathiou served as the Student-Assistant coach for the Women’s Volleyball team at Sacred Heart in 2009 and 2010. In 2009, Efstathiou was named a District I Academic All-American by CoSIDA and ESPN The Magazine for his Athletic and Academic Achievements. The EIVA Hay Division named Efstathiou as the Player of the Week 6 times during his career. During his career at Sacred Heart, Efstathiou led the EIVA All-Academic team with the highest GPA in the conference for three consecutive seasons from 2008-2010.