Kaitlin Sugai has been playing volleyball since the age of 12. She has played for the Lake Tapps Volleyball Club for the last four years under Head Coaches Eric Han (U-14 through U-15) and Mandy Flores-Handley (U-16 through current). Kaitlyn has also earned numerous bids to Nationals with the Lake Tapps Volleyball Club.
At Puyallup High School, Kaitlin is coached by Tony Batinovich. As a Freshman, she was named a starter on the Puyallup High School varsity volleyball team, earning Honorable Mention honors for the South Puget Sound League (SPSL) All-League Team. Her Sophomore year she was named to the SPSL 2nd All-League Team and her Junior year she was named to the SPSL 1st All-League Team and Tacoma News Tribune All-Area 1st Team.
Kaitlin will graduate in 2018 and recently verbally committed to play volleyball at Eastern Washington University on a full scholarship. She plans on getting her degree in the Chemistry field.
Lake Tapps Volleyball Club was started in 2008 and had a single team with the goal of providing a talented young group of girls a place to play volleyball. Since that time we have grown into one of the best volleyball organizations in the entire Puget Sound Region. With a location in Puyallup, Washington, it has given us the opportunity to draw players from as far north as Seattle and as far south as Olympia, as well as outlying cities and towns. The staff is a carefully chosen group of highly qualified coaches who strive to grow each and every player not just as athletes but also as a people. We want our players to succeed at whatever the next step in their life will be, whether it is high school, club, college or even any non-volleyball activity.
Our beautiful four court facility allows us to give our players better opportunities than other clubs in the way of training programs, positional camps, year round clinics and the ease of a consistent and convenient practice location. And while we encourage all of our players to participate in any of these offerings we also work hard to improve those from all clubs who come to our facility to learn. We will do what is best for every athlete who sets foot in our doors and hope to see growth and development not just individually, but in the volleyball community as a whole. As Larry Bradbury used to say, "Just Do The Right Thing".