David Vander Meer enters his first
season as assistant coach for Cornerstone University volleyball. David is the
president and coach of Carpe Diem Volleyball Club. He has been coaching volleyball
for over 17 years. In 2007, he led the Tri-Unity Christian varsity team to the Michigan
High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) state finals. David has his CAP
(Coaching Accreditation Program) Level 1 and is a USAV certified beach coach.
On top of coaching, David is a prominent volleyball official. He currently
officiates the AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) professional beach
tour along with the Midwest Athletic Conference (MAC) and Great Lakes
Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). David is also a national official
with USA Volleyball and the Professional Association of Volleyball Officials.
David is married to Michelle and has five children David Ryan (18), Megan (16),
Sydney (16), Jennifer (14), and Nathanael (14). Dave and his family reside in
Grand Rapids and are members of La Grave Ave. Christian Reformed Church.