Joel Blocksom
Joel Blocksom

Joel Blocksom returns to Momentous Volleyball Club for the 2019 - 2020 club season as the Head Coach for the girls 14-1’s team.  Joel will also assist multiple Momentous club teams each week throughout the entire season as a club-wide floater coach!


Coach Blocksom began playing volleyball at age 12 with his father. He competed on the professional circuit in Japan from age 15-18 and then again 21-23.






  • 2014 - 2016 > Played professionally on the Japan League on the best team in Japan, the Panasonic Panters

  • 2014 - 2015> Named captain of the Japanese national team as Coach Blocksom lead his team in the Asia Games that summer.



  • 2013-2014 > Played Division 1 volleyball at California Baptist University

  • 2011-2013 > Played Division 1 volleyball at UCLA

  • MPSF all-academic team


Kyoto International University High School

  • Varsity for Basketball and Volleyball all 4 years of high school.

  • Volleyball Varsity MVP 3 consecutive years

  • Varsity Basketball 2 time MVP

  • 3 consecutive undefeated volleyball seasons

  • Winner of Asia Championship games

  • Valedictorian




Kyoto International University Academy Middle School > Head Coach

Momentous VBC