Rey Castillo Jr.
A Filipino native, Rey Castillo learned how to play Volleyball in the streets of Manila where pick-up games became city league. In 2010, he founded Impact Dynamic Training and has served as Club Director for the past 4 years. Coach Rey has coached volleyball for over 20 years, and has built Impact Dynamic Volleyball program in to a respected volleyball club in MI. Rey has been very active in building youth volleyball in West Michigan.
From 2001 – 2010, Rey coached local high school teams here in West Michigan. Two year ago, he was hired to become Calvin College Women’s Volleyball assistant coach under Amber Warners. He was instrumental to Calvin College NCAA Volleyball DIII National Championships in 2013. A year later, he helped Calvin to an MIAA regular season co-championship, an MIAA Tournament title and a trip to the NCAA III semifinals.
Rey started as a Junior Olympic coach in the early 1990's. By mid 1990's he was hired to become Hope College Women’s Volleyball assistant coach where he helped the Flying Dutch to multiple NCAA Division III playoff appearances. In addition, he was coaching a back to back volleyball season at Holland High School as a varsity coach. During his career as a varsity coach, he led Holland High School to victory and captured the District Championships in 1997.
Rey’s playing career in the United States started on 1988 where he played USVBA Junior Olympic in Minnesota. When his family moved to West Michigan in 1989, Rey continued playing volleyball in a local organization and received the team’s Most Valuable Player.
His college volleyball pursuit landed him at Grand Valley State University as he joined the men's volleyball club. Exposed to different levels of competition, was recruited to play USVBA men's volleyball and played for 14 years.
Rey and his wife Grace have 3 children: Keilahna, Dominik and Keyden.