Keohohou Named Men's Volleyball Head Coach

Keohohou Named Men's Volleyball Head Coach

Mount Olive, N.C. - Ali'i Keohohou has been named head men's volleyball coach at the University of Mount Olive, it was announced by the Vice President of Athletics Jeff Eisen Monday.

"Ali'i has top-level collegiate playing experience and has worked with excellent coaches in his coaching career," said Eisen. "We are looking forward to him using his experience and leadership to take our program to the next level."

"I am grateful for the opportunity that Jeff Eisen has given me to be a part of the Trojan family," said Keohohou. "I'm excited to work with Joelle and a great group of guys to not only help them improve as athletes but as quality students and individuals as well. I am looking forward to continuing the success the men's volleyball program has had in years past and to build a championship atmosphere as well, by providing the knowledge gained through my coaching and playing experiences."

Keohohou comes to Mount Olive after spending the last year and a half as a player and coach at Durham University in England, where former coach David Heller played and coached before coming to UMO.

Prior to his time at Durham University, the Hawai'i native coached at the Kamehameha Schools in Maui during the 2017 season. 

Keohohou attended California State University, Northridge (CSUN) where he played collegiate volleyball for the Matadors. He is the all-time record holder for career and single-season digs, as well as digs per set in a career and season. Keohohou was on the 2010 team that made a run to the NCAA Men's Volleyball Final Four.

Keohohou was named a 2009 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Honorable Mention honoree, a three-time academic honor roll member and a Student-Athlete Advisory Committee member from 2008-2010.

He obtained his undergraduate degree from CSUN in Recreation Tourism Management with a focus in Sports Management and is currently pursuing a Masters in Education from Durham University in Durham, England.