Richie Gomes
Providence College
Richie Gomes
Assistant Coach
Division 1

Richard Gomes Jr. joined the Providence College women's volleyball program as an assistant coach and will embark on his first full season with the program in the Fall of 2019.  He spent the 2018 season as head coach of the women's volleyball program at Bridgewater State. Gomes also served as an assistant coach for five seasons at Brown University and eight seasons as the head boys volleyball coach at his high school alma mater, Greater New Bedford Regional Voc. Tech. He was also a volunteer assistant coach for the mens club programs at the University of Rhode Island (2013-2018) and the Community College of Rhode Island (2012-2013). Gomes, who received a Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Recording Arts from New England Institute of Technology in 2014, coached the top 18U team at Blast Volleyball Club from 2012 to 2015 and has served as the head coach for the Coastal Boys team at the Bay State Games since 2011. A native of New Bedford, Massachusetts, Gomes is a 2002 graduate of Greater New Bedford where he earned Boston Globe Player of the Year honors in 2002, after helping lead the Bears to a South Sectional title.