Volleyball Head Coaches
Head Coaches Mark West and Raquel Chumpitaz-West
Mark and Raquel came to Shoreline in 1997 as co-Head Coaches. They have over 35 years of coaching experience together at a variety of levels. They have played Volleyball for over 50 years and are working with 10-12 Boys and Girls teams throughout the year.
Mark West is a graduate of George William's College in Downers Grove, IL where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Political Science and a Certificate in International Relations while studying in Mexico City, Mexico at UNAM. He played Division I college volleyball while at George William's and competed at the National Sports Festival in Colorado Springs, played in the Liga de Honor for Carabanchal Volleyball Team in Madrid, Spain, and in New York City for Creole Six-Pack and competed in the Empire State Games. Coach West became part of the SCC coaching staff in 1996 as an Assistant Coach.
Raquel Chumpitaz-West's volleyball career has taken her to many points on the globe. She has played both internationally and professionally through her participation in the Olympic Games, the South American Championships, the World Games, the European Games, and the Pan-American Games. In addition, she has participated in 17 other international tournaments in 35 different countries. In 1995 Coach Chumpitaz-West was recognized by the Peruvian Sports foundation as one of the best sports women in Peru. More recently, she has coached and taught at North Seattle Community College where she was the Head Coach for the volleyball club. She has also conducted clinics and camps as well as worked with several junior programs.