Coach Bio

Kara Pratt is the Houston Juniors VBC Full-Time Recruiting Director and was named in the 2019-2020 Season AVCA 18’s Club Coach of the Year. As the Recruiting Director, she has developed relationships and gained knowledge of the wants and needs for college athletic programs from all levels. Her passion and drive to make sure both the athletes/parents and college coaches are put in the best positions to be successful, both in the classroom and on the court. Previous successes are securing 100% of the last 4 senior classes into the next level of their volleyball careers either athletically and or academically. She assists our HJV members throughout the process and keeps them informed with the ever-changing recruiting rules.

The Junior Volleyball Recruiting Association (JVRA) was formed in the Fall of 2018. Kara Pratt was asked to be a part of the Executive Board as Vice President. In the Spring of 2022, she was asked to take the roll of President on the Executive Board. The JVRA was formed with vast experience of its Executive Board Members. With members providing experience over 50 years of college coaching and recruiting experience, 30 plus years of club coaching, programming, and recruiting plus over 20 years of club, collegiate, national team, and professional volleyball experience. Houston Juniors VBC is one of the founding clubs of the JVRA.

Houston Juniors VBC sees college as an opportunity to play volleyball but more importantly receive a lifetime experience and education.