Michael Loyd

Coach Profile

Years with Cobb Atlanta: 
4 years
Impact Certified
  • 13 years coaching at club level
  • 11 years coaching at high school level (girls and boys)
  • 13 years’ experience as player
  • Member, American Volleyball Coaches Association
Michael is entering his 5th season with Cobb Atlanta. Prior to relocating, Michael resided in St. Louis where he coached and was an assistant director for H2 Saint Louis. His teams have consistently been ranked in the top ten in the region with competitive finishes at National events. Michael will serve as the 16-1 Head Coach in conjunction with his role as a Professional School Counselor at Kennesaw Mountain HS. Michael believes that hard work pays off and focuses a lot on technical training. “We can’t control what happens to us, but we can control how we respond that is my vision and why I believe we are successful.” Michael has spent several summers working camp at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dayton, and SIUC. Michael has experience at the freshman, JV, varsity, and club levels. Michael was named the community coach of Kennesaw Mountain HS in the middle of the 2014. He was then named the head coach in 2015. Since Michael’s take over as the head coach at KMHS, his teams have advanced to the state playoffs every year. All his teams have accumulated 20+ win seasons and finished with a winning record. This season KMHS finished 2nd in the area and had 3 All- Area selections.  While coaching Varsity volleyball at Fort Zumwalt East in St. Louis, he led the team to their first winning season, most wins in school history,  and a 2nd  place conference finish. While at Zumwalt East, Michael coached 4 All- Conference selectees, 1 All- District, and 1 All- Region. 
This year 17 Michael is in pursuit of a National title. 
- Finished 3rd overall in the Region
- 5th overall at AAU Nationals out of 183 teams
- 100th High School win
2016 16U
- Finished in the top half of the American Division at USAV Nationals 
- Finished 7th in region 
2015 17U
- American Division at USAV Nationals 
- Finished 5th in region 
2014 18U
- Second in Premier league (highest finishing 18s team)
- First place region ranking  
- Top ten finish in gold at Mid- East Qualifiers
- Three division one athletes
- All athlete received scholarship to their schools
2013 17U
- H2 Saint Louis coach of the year
- 17th in the National division at USAV nationals
- Ranked 2nd in the gateway region      
- Gold/ top ten in each of the qualifier
- 2nd place Region finish
- 2nd place bid event finish
- 5th in power league (2nd highest 17s team out of 32 total teams)
Clinic Coach: 
Clinic Coach


Member for
5 years 6 months