Vadim Rubin joined the Retrieversí volleyball staff as an assistant coach in August 2012.
Rubin comes to the staff after coaching at the high school and club level for the past six years. In addition, he has served as the captain for UMBCís club menís volleyball team since 2008.
While completing his degree at UMBC, Rubin coached in the local volleyball club community, most notably for the Maryland Juniors Volleyball Club, where he served as the head coach for the 15U and 16U squads each of the past two seasons. Also at that time, the Sandy Spring, Md., native guided Reservoir High Schoolís junior varsity team to the Huntingtown Invitational championship and the number one ranking in the country among JV squads.
After leading Sherwood High School to back-to-back menís volleyball Divisional Championships in 2005 and 2006, Rubin matriculated at UMBC and received a Bachelorís degree in history in 2012. He is currently enrolled back at UMBC to complete a second degree, this one in Asian Studies.