Lebanon welcomes new head Girls Volleyball Coach Zach Tharp. Coach Tharp coaching career extends over 20 years.  During this time, he has gained valuable experience working with high school athletes and fostering a positive and growth-oriented environment. His philosophy revolves around not only developing players’ skills on the court but also instilling discipline, teamwork, and a strong work ethic that extends beyond the game. He is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive atmosphere that allow all players to thrive both athletically, academically, and personally.

Coach Tharp is the founder of Team Illinois Volleyball Club where he was the head coach of the 17-1 Team. In their first year of existence his team was able to secure a USAV National bid and finished the tournament in the top 25.  He later became Director of the Grand Park Volleyball Club (Monon Select) for the 2020 season to help transition the club into new directorship, which was taken over by Sean Keeve. Coach Tharp is currently the Head Coach of the Monon Select Volleyball Club 17-1 Elite Team and assists with the 13-3 Elite Teams.  Coach Tharp has a wealth of in-depth knowledge of volleyball rules, strategies, techniques and spends a lot of time analyzing game footage to identify areas for improvement and develop strategic game plans, while mentoring and motivating his players to achieve their personal best.   He focuses on providing a positive and supportive team environment dedicated to sportsmanship and teamwork. He possesses strong leadership and communication skills.  Over the years he has learned to develop and implement effective training programs to help enhance player skills and guide his teams to achieve their overall goals. Coach Tharp resides in Zionsville and works for Jacaruso Enterprises as Regional Director of Sales Remote Sales and Marketing Director for 15 hotels across the country.

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