HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Southern Miss head volleyball coach Amanda Berkley announced the addition of graduate assistant Carlos Moreno to her staff.
Moreno is in his first season with the Southern Miss volleyball program. His duties include team travel, on the court coaching working primarily with setters, organizing recruiting, fundraising and compliance.
Prior to coming to Southern Miss, Moreno was the summer camp director of Moreno Volleyball Clinics and Camps in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He was also the head volleyball coach at the University of Sao Paulo Women's Volleyball Team from 2000 to 2002 where he coached the team to the Cup Championships.
As an athlete, Moreno had an outstanding career as a setter at Brigham Young University where he earned practically every award possible for a collegiate volleyball player, including 2 AVCA National Player of the Week honors, AVCA National Player of the Year, MVP of the NCAA Tournament, AVCA All-American First-Team honors, MPSF Player of the Year, First-Team All-MPSF and MPSF Tournament MVP.
He was a member of the 2004 NCAA Championship team and the 2003 runners-up. He was ranked fourth all-time at BYU in service aces with 73 and games played with 328. Moreno holds second all-time record at BYU with 4,628 career assists.
Moreno had a stellar career playing alongside Olympians for the past 11 years as a professional volleyball player in countries such as Greece, Portugal, Brazil, Slovenia and France where he won the championship at every single one of them.
The Brazilian native from Sao Paulo earned a bachelor degree in advertising and marketing at Brigham Young University in 2005.
Moreno is the son of Antonio and Selma Moreno. His father played for the Brazilian national team for 16 years and participated in four Olympics. The oldest of six children, and a member of a prominent volleyball family, Moreno started playing volleyball since he can remember. Twin sister, Anna Allison is the head women's volleyball coach at Bucknell University.
Moreno is married to Maria Eduarda Moreno.
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