17 Mesquite - Head Coach
Coach Fun Facts
- Has patented an invention
- Was an Eagle Scout
- Spends his free time reading, swimming, and playing ping pong
- Favorite book is Trip Wire by Lee Child
- Former United States Navy officer
This season (2020-2021) Kurt Hausheer is the head coach for Roots Volleyball’s fourth 17s team – 17 Mesquite.
Kurt Hausheer is a certified personal trainer that has been jump training athletes for 14 years. He also coaches volleyball and played club and collegiate volleyball. As a player, his collegiate team won a National Championship. He has had great success coaching volleyball and jump training thousands of athletes.
Kurt was a naval officer, completing “Hell Week” with class 155 during Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training, before a training injury. He has a patented invention for fitness called the plyotower ™. He also has jump training videos for at home use from his web site at www.plyomaster.com.
In the summers, Kurt runs a jump training program. The rest of the year, he is the Athletic Director for Cathedral School of St. Mary’s in downtown Austin. Kurt has coached club volleyball for a number of years and has also experienced raising three kids who also played club volleyball. His three children, all grown, all earned collegiate athletic scholarships for volleyball.
Athletes who have jump trained with Kurt have typically increased their vertical jump by an average of an inch per week. His program is a combination of jump technique specific to volleyball, explosive strength training, and developing the central nervous system to fire faster. He is passionate about both jump training and volleyball. He is excited to join the Roots Volleyball staff, and this will be his first season as a member of our family.