Jim Borbas
Jim Borbas

Jim Borbas has spent four seasons as an assistant coach for the Bulldogs. He assists in running practices and coordinating team travel.

Yale is 73-27 (.730) during Borbas’ tenure as an assistant coach, including the 2008 Ivy League Championship season in which the Bulldogs finished 21-6 and advanced to the NCAA Championship Second Round for just the second time in program history. Yale has won at least 10 Ivy League matches in all four of his seasons in New Haven.

Prior to joining Coach Appleman’s staff at Yale, Borbas spent 12 seasons coaching high school and club volleyball in Connecticut. He coached Crosby High School in Waterbury from 1994-2001, helping Crosby qualify for its first ever state playoff tournament in 1998 and then return to postseason play in 2001.

Borbas joined the Connecticut Junior Volleyball Association in 1994 as both a coach and assistant director, managing the club's elite girls travel program. His 2008 team, Connecticut Juniors-16 National, became the first 16-U team from Connecticut to represent New England at the Girls Junior Olympic Championships in Dallas, Texas.

He is a member of the Connecticut High School Coaches Association, American Volleyball Coaches Association, and USA Volleyball, in which he is C.A.P. certified. He is a graduate of the University of New Haven.