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The Team Behind Our Teams

Crescent City Juniors is a nonprofit youth volleyball club established in 1999. We formed the club to provide local girls with an opportunity to compete at an elite level. Our coaches know what it takes to effectively train players through focused coaching.

Meet Our Coaching Staff

Danny Davis—Head Coach

Graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor's degree in Human Performance and Health Promotion in December of 2003. Been around the game as a player, referee, and coach for almost 30 years. 

Positions Held:

Head Coach of Northshore High School | Former Head Coach at St. Scholastica Academy | Former Assistant at Loyola University | Coached for the New Orleans Hurricanes (1999)

Career Highlights:

Assisted Bayou Region High Performance Team That Participated in the Volleyclassic (2003) | Started Crescent City Juniors in 1999–2000 | Coached Middle School, Junior Varsity, and Assisted Varsity Program at St. Martin's

Suzi Ruiz—Coach

Suzi Ruiz is going on her 13th season with CCJ. Suzi was a setter at Cabrini from 1996 to 2000.  She was also part of All-District team from 1997 through 1999. In addition, Suzi was named District MVP in 1998, and an All-State selection in 1999. Suzi is an IMPACT-certified coach, she has numerous years of experience in the field such as:

Attended and Played at Loyola University of New Orleans | Made the Loyola All-Region Team from 2000–2002 | Made All-Conference from 2001–2003 | Coached Various Age Groups for Cajunland VBC from 2000–2008

Kelly Fridge—Coach

Kelly Fridge is going on her 11th club season with CCJ. She is an IMPACT-certified and USAV member, who was selected to be part of the All-Decade Team for Loyola University. In addition, she coached various age groups for Blue Crab Volleyball Club and TSR Volleyball Club. Her achievements include:

Three-Time "Libero of the Year" Awardee | Recipient of Conference and All-Region Honors (2003, 2004, & 2006) | Loyola University School Record Holder for Career Digs | 3rd Most Successful Libero of All Time in Nation 

Luis Herrera—Coach

Luis is married to Aimee and has two sons, Hayden and Mason. He is going on his 9th club season with CCJ, prior to coaching club for CCJ, he coached the middle school program at St. Rosalie School. As an IMPACT-certified and USAV member, he has been playing competitive volleyball for more than 20 years.

Connor Davis—Coach

Connor is IMPACT-certified and a member of USAV. She will be helping out the club while attending Xavier University pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She finished her prerequisites at LSU. She was a defensive specialist/Libero for nine years with CCJ and Ursuline Academy High School from 2012 to 2014.