Aaron Schulha is going into his eleventh year as the head coach of the Red Deer College Kings Volleyball Program. Schulha led the team to CCAA and ACAC Championship titles in 2016 and 2017, and also to back-to-back ACAC titles and a CCAA National Championship in 2014. His teams have competed in the last seven ACAC Championship finals and have qualified for the last seven CCAA Championship tournaments. He was named ACAC Men’s Volleyball Coach of the Year in 2016, which was his third time receiving this award. He also received the ACAC Men’s Volleyball Coach of the Year, CCAA Men’s Volleyball Coach of the Year and the CCAA Coaching Excellence Award across all sports in 2014. Prior to taking over the RDC program, Schulha was an assistant coach with the University of Alberta Golden Bears for the 2006-07 season.
Before turning to coaching, Schulha had a successful playing career, including winning three straight CCAA National Championships with the RDC Kings, as well as a CIS silver and a CIS Championship with the U of A Golden Bears. In the summer of 2005, he was a member of the Canadian National Team and represented Canada at the World University (FISU) Games in Turkey. He was lucky enough to return to the FISU Games in 2009 in Serbia, but this time as an assistant coach.
Coach Schulha believes strongly in creating an environment that promotes growth, responsibility, accountability and enjoyment. The team strives for excellence on the volleyball court but equally as important are the relationships that student-athletes develop during their time at RDC. He strongly believes that his Kings Volleyball players are better people upon leaving this institution and embarking on the next chapter of their lives.