Austin Hillman enters his fifth season The Academy after directing Indy Elite Boys VBC for four years. He has many years of experience coaching nationally and locally and youth and high school ages. Austin also serves as the Assistant Boys Director, Master Youth Coach and Youth Director for the Academy boys program.
Austin, alongside his assistant Andrea Pawlik, have led five USAV qualified teams in the U14 division: three different Indy Elite 14U boys teams to Open bids at USAV Nationals (2016, 2018, 2019), an Academy U14 team to a USA bid (2020) and most recently an Academy U14 teams to an Open Bid and a 10th place finish at USAV Nationals. Prior to starting Indy Elite, he coached two seasons at South Indy VBC.
Austin is currently the Boys Coordinator at Saints Francis and Clare, where he has captured five City Championships and five Runner-Up finishes in the Catholic Youth Organization. He has also served on the girls and boys staffs at his alma mater, Center Grove High School in Greenwood, Ind. He previously assisted Roncalli High School’s boys program, helping them to State Runner-Up finishes in 2015 and 2016.
Austin is a graduate of the Indiana University Kelly School of Business, with a concentration in marketing and supply chain management. He is the Vice President of Commercial Solutions for Offprem Technology, a Salesforce Implementation Firm. He live with his wife, Mackenzie, daughter Remi, son Sutton, and two dogs, Finnigan and Oakley.
In his free time has enjoys skydiving, being a Scuba Diving Instructor, and rock climbing.