Meet the Coach

Rick Rykse – Head Women’s Volleyball Coach

Rick Rykse – Head Women’s Volleyball Coach

My Background

  • Hometown: Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • High School: Grand Rapids Christian High School

More About Me

  • Coaching Experience:

    Inside Out Juniors Volleyball Club 1998- present
    Ravenna High School 2001-2005
    Davenport University 2006-2009

  • Coaching at MCC:

    Head Coach - 2011-present
    Assistant Coach - 2010

More Information:
  • High school team won 4 District Titles, 3 Regional Titles, and lost in the State Finals twice over a 4-year period.
  • Muskegon Area High School Coach of the Year twice
  • MCCAA West Coach of the Year twice
  • Regional Coach of the Year in 2015
  • Enjoys Camping with his family
  • He and his wife, Amy, have been married for 33 years. They have three sons, Adam, Zach and Alex
  • Adam is married to Jamie Ashmore. They both coach at Indiana University South Bend and at Dunes Volleyball Club. They have a 1 year son named Elijah
  • Zach, an MSU alumnus, did stats for MCC volleyball team for two years.
  • Alex, who attends NMU, was the Head Volleyball Coach at Reeths-Puffer High School in 2018-2019