Lieutenant Colonel (ret) Jonathan “Jon” Casey served in the USAF for 21 years. He is a combat veteran who supported numerous combat operations overseas. He began playing volleyball at 19 and played at multiple bases around the globe. He began coaching for base intramural teams and led many teams to base championships. After retiring from the Air Force due to medical reasons, Coach Jon began coaching at the JV and Varsity levels around the Shreveport/Bossier City area. In addition to coaching, he has attended collegiate coaching clinics and player clinics to grow his skill and teaching of the game. He coached Junior Varsity for the Shreveport Force and led them to a perfect season, winning the 2018 State Championship. Additionally, he was the assistant Coach for the Shreveport Force Varsity team aiding them in a 21-0 run and winning the 2018 State Championship. Furthermore, as head coach of the Homeschool Force 16U team, he secured the 2018 National Homeschool Championship Goldball in Wichita, Kansas. Coach Jon helped Parkway HS volleyball begin their sport as the inaugural coach in 2017 and is currently the Head Coach for Calvary Baptist Academy, where he has lead his team to two appearances in the State Tournament Finials. Finally, he has coached for the TC Elite Volleyball club for the past five seasons and one summer program with the University of Texas.