Dan Halstead.

Dan Halstead
15 Silicon Head Coach

Dan has been coaching with Synergy since 2013. Last season, he was the head coach for the 16 National team. Prior to joining Synergy, Dan coached with Philadelphia Volleyball Academy from 2011-2013. Dan also brings a wealth of high school experience to the table. He has served as the head coach of the girls’ volleyball team at Wissahickon High School since 2013. Prior to that, Dan was the JV coach at Gwynedd Mercy Academy from 2003-2012.

Dan also has experience in the collegiate ranks. He was the head coach of the women’s volleyball team at Gwynedd Mercy College from 1998-2002. He also coached the men’s club team at Drexel University from 1999-2003.

Prior to that, Dan coached various club and high school teams in Massachusetts. He also served as an undergraduate assistant coach at the University of Massachusetts from 1992-1996.

’13-present Coach for Synergy Volleyball Club.

Dan has been coaching with Synergy since 2013.

Synergy Volleyball



Synergy Volleyball is committed to growing the game of volleyball throughout the Philadelphia region, from the city to the suburbs, for the young and the old. Our new facility gives us the opportunity to build a tremendous community resource for Philadelphia. We look forward to building relationships with all levels of the Greater Philadelphia community through our club program, training, events, leagues and service projects.

Our new logo was designed to showcase our commitment to becoming the Home of Philadelphia Volleyball. The skyline represents the city of Philadelphia, the heart of who we are. Each star represents the surrounding counties. The outer circle shows that we are all united as one front—Synergy, the Home of Philadelphia Volleyball!