Stefani enters his first season as a volunteer assistant coach with the Golden Griffins.
A 2011 inductee to the Western New York Men’s Volleyball Hall of Fame, Stefani has coached for more than 30 years. Stefani has coached volleyball and basketball at Orchard Park High School and also been a teacher and department chair in the school district. As a volleyball coach, Stefani has led Orchard Park to 559 victories (including two undefeated seasons), 18 divisional titles, eight sectional crowns and three state championships.
Stefani served as the coach of the Western region team in the Open division of the Empire State Games for five years. The Hamburg, N.Y. native also spent 12 years on the staff of the UCLA National Traveling Volleyball Camp and is a seven-time Western New York Volleyball Coach of the Year.
Stefani earned his undergraduate degree from Grove City College and received his Master’s degree in education from Buffalo State College.