Coaching Director, 15-16U Lead Coach
Mike Ducey is the Coaching Director for Platform Elite and has coached various age levels for the past 13 years. Mike is the Master Coach for our 13u and 14u age levels and is actively involved in Platform Elite as Coaching Director. His 17National team qualified and competed at USAV Nationals in Dallas, TX last season. His 17-1 team qualified for USAV Nationals in Reno, NV in 2010. Mike was voted Outstanding Male Coach for the Iowa Region in 2008.
Prior to Platform Mike coached Moline Juniors 17u team in 2006 and their 16u team in 2001. From 2001 to 2005 Mike was the assistant varsity coach and head sophomore coach at Moline High School. In 2004 his record with the sophomores was 30-2 and in 2005 in was 27-6. Mike returned to high school coaching and is now the Head Varsity coach at Moline.
Mike also coached at his alma mater, Graceland University. He was the junior varsity head coach in 1998 and 1999. In 2000 he was the varsity first assistant and was in charge of blocking and defense.
Mike played varsity volleyball at Graceland University. He was named to the First Team All American in 1999 for the NIRSA. His Graceland teams finished first in the country in 1998, 2nd in 1999 and third in 2001.
Mike has played on a AA men’s volleyball team called Buffalo Club. In 2005 Buffalo Club placed second at the USA Open Volleyball Championships and Mike was selected to the All Tournament Team. His team won the championship in 2006 and placed fourth in 2007.
Mike is a home loan consultant for Southeast National Bank.
Mike and his wife Stef have four children, Collin, Nolan, Kathryn, and Mason. The Ducey family resides in Moline, Illinois.