Kalvin Kaloz Stepping Down as Head Coach of the US Youth Fly Fishing Team
State College, P.A. – Kalvin Kaloz today announced that he is stepping down as the Head Coach of the US Youth Fly Fishing Team, effective immediately. Kaloz has a goal of spending more time with his family and focusing on personal endeavors. Kaloz will remain a part of the organization as the transition is made to a new head coach, providing a wealth of experience, knowledge, and resources as the US Youth Fly Fishing Team begins its search for the next Head Coach.
Kaloz became active with the US Youth Fly Fishing Team in 2009, as an instructor at a clinic with George Daniel and Loren Williams. After several very active years, he became more involved and was named Team Manager in 2016, and Head Coach in 2017.
Kaloz won numerous medals in international competitions with anglers from the US Youth Fly Fishing Team. Kaloz coached teams that won medals in 3 of his 4 World Youth Fly Fishing Championships.
Team Silver Medal, 2016 Spain
Team Bronze Medal, 2017 Slovenia
Team Silver Medal, 2019 Czech Republic
“We are so very grateful and thank Kalvin for his hard work and dedication to the US Youth Fly Fishing Team during his career as a volunteer and Head Coach. Kalvin allowed many opportunities to kids that changed lives, and we are forever indebted to him for that” said John Ford, President of the US Youth Fly Team.
Kalvin is going to continue his role as a FIPS-Mouche International Supervisor, and will remain active with that organization.
A national search for the next Head Coach of the US Youth Fly Fishing Team will begin immediately.
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