Arron Lai

HITT Volleyball Coaches


Coaching Experience: 6 years

Playing Career: High School

Education: University of Calgary: Bachelors of Kinesiology (Specialization in Leadership in Pedagogy and Coaching), Minor in Communications Studies, University of Lethbridge: Bachelor of Education

NCCP: Level I Trained/Level II Theory

Arron is a passionate and experienced coach, developing his coaching pedagogy throughout his undergraduate degree working with USPORT coaches across a variety of sports, following serious injuries that took him out of sport. He took his experiences working with master coaches back into the sport of volleyball as a head coach. He values teaching athletes about “why,” with a belief that mastery comes from understanding, and that each athlete has a unique learning style. By providing feedback using different external cues, he can maximize an athlete’s skill retention, leading to consistent execution and increased confidence in performance. Arron is also an NCCP trained badminton coach, and his experiences coaching both sports at a high level improves his coaching pedagogy in each. Outside of volleyball, Arron is a high school Science teacher who values the importance of building positive relationships to foster a productive culture of learning.

Volleyball Head Coaching Career

  • 2019-2020 – WR Myers Senior Varsity Boys Head Coach
  • 2019-2020 – Lethbridge Volleyball Club U15 Girls Head Coach
  • 2020-2021 – Park Elite Volleyball Club U16 Boys Head Coach
  • 2020-2021 – Park Elite Volleyball Club Head Coach of Skills Clinics/Camps
  • 2020-2021 – Thorhild Central School Senior Varsity Head Coach
  • 2021-2023 – Lethbridge Collegiate Institute JV Girls Head Coach
  • 2021-2023 – Ace Volleyball Club U15 Girls Head Coach
  • 2023-2024 – Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Grade 9 Boys Head Coach