Jarred Velazquez begins his first year as a volunteer assistant coach for the MIT women's volleyball program. His association with MIT volleyball began as a member of the men's coaching staff during the 2017 season.
During his four years, Velazquez was heavily involved in the volleyball program at WPI until graduating in 2014 with a degree in electrical and computer engineering and a minor in music. As president of the WPI men's volleyball club, he made executive decisions for the club, as well as created practice plans and trained student athletes. During his term, the team won the NECVL Division 2 championship, moved up to Division 1, and further completed two successful seasons placing in the post-season tournament. Velazquez continued to volunteer coach for the club after graduating.
Velazquez also served four years as an assistant coach for the WPI Division III women's volleyball program, focusing on developing practice plans, executing defensive strategies, and training student athletes. He helped guide the Engineers to a 19-9 season and a NEWMAC tournament appearance in 2012.
Velazquez has coached volleyball camps and clinics for six years. In addition, he currently works at the local company InsightSquared, where he performs on-boarding and consulting for its Business Intelligence platform.