For the last 20 years Tony Giarla has committed himself to the profession of nonprofit management, sports and recreation. During that time he has held positions in minor league baseball, intercollegiate athletics and community based recreational level athletics. Prior to joining the AVP team, Tony worked for 12 years as Associate Director for Kids In Sports, managing all aspects of organizational administration, program design, community engagement, volunteer recruitment and fundraising. Tony holds a BA in Entrepreneurial Studies/Sports Management from Endicott College (Beverly, MA 1997) and a MEd in Education/Athletic Administration from Plymouth State University (Plymouth, NH 2009). He is also a 2013 graduate of the Center for Non Profit Management’s, Non Profit Leadership Development Program. For the last 10 years, Tony has worked as a certified volleyball official for numerous men’s and women’s college conferences, USA Volleyball and local Southern California high schools.