Major John McNulty, USMC
Major McNulty is from Lafayette, Louisiana. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve in February 1999, serving as a mortarman then combat engineer with Bravo Company, 4th Combat Engineer Battalion. In December 2004 he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant, having completed his undergraduate education in Finance at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Following Basic School and the Field Artillery Basic Officer Course, he was assigned to India Battery, 3d Battalion, 12th Marines in Camp LeJeune, NC. With India Battery he served as Forward Observer and Guns Platoon commander, participating in one deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in Fallujah, Iraq. Upon his return in April 2007 he was assigned as Battery Executive Officer, Echo Battery, 2nd Battalion, 10th Marines. He assisted in the fielding of the M777 howitzer. In September 2007 he deployed again in support of OIF in Ramadi, Iraq as Artillery Liaison Officer with 1st Battalion, 8th Marines.
In April 2008, he was assigned as Officer Selection Officer Roanoke, VA 4th Marine Corps Recruiting District. While serving in Roanoke, VA he attended night school and earned a Master’s in Business Administration from Averett University. In April 2011, he attended Field Artillery Captain’s Career Course in Fort Sill, OK graduating as the Distinguished Honor Graduate.
In December 2011, he was assigned to 1st Battalion, 12th Marines, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. While stationed in Kaneohe Bay he served as Headquarters Battery Commander, Charlie Battery Commander, and Fire Support Officer. He deployed as part of the Unit Deployment Program to Okinawa, Japan with Charlie Battery. Upon his return, in April 2014, he was assigned to the United States Naval Academy where he currently serves as a Senior Instructor in Economics.
Major McNulty’s personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation medal with gold star, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with two gold stars and combat V, Combat Action Ribbon, and Recruiting Ribbon
Major McNulty is married and has a dog. He currently resides with his family in Annapolis, MD.
Coach Scott, a native Washingtonian, learned volleyball at age 8 on the shores of Bethany Beach, Delaware. He played Men’s USAV on the high school team while attending Seneca Valley High School. He was a charter member of the varsity co-ed team in 1981 playing for Seneca Valley HS in Germantown, MD taking second overall in Montgomery County. Coach Scott was a four-year starter for George Mason University men’s varsity where he helped The Patriots earn bronze twice in the final four at UCLA in 1984 and again in 1985. During his tenure at GMU, Coach Scott earned All-EIVA and All-American honors as a senior in 1985. Scott was invited to play with the U.S. Men’s National Team during the summer of 1985 after his senior year at Mason. Scott played on two D.C. metropolitan teams, Washington Volleyball Club and Club Annapolis, after college over the next two decades. During his USAV tenure, Scott’s teams earned numerous top-10 finishes including a silver medal in the open gold division where he earned All-American Second Team honors (1989), and a gold medal in the open silver division.
Coach Graf began his coaching career at his alma mater as an assistant coach for the men’s varsity (1987 – 1990) where he helped them to a fourth place finish in their final appearance in the NCAA final four. Coach Scott continued coaching beginning in 2005 with local girls and boys club teams with multiple teams making appearances at USAV Junior Nationals. Coach Scott specializes in the middle attack position, blocking and advanced tactics.
Scott was named "2008 Coach of the Year" by the Capital Gazette.
Maryland 4A State Champions - 2008 & 2009
Maryland East Region Champions - 2008 & 2009
Anne Arundel County Champions - 2008
1/C Olivia Yeager
1/C Katie Sylakowski
2/C Sofia Luczak