Cynthia Leite

has been with downstate since 96'

Cynthia joined Downstate club in 96, played for Dan Altro during the 4 years of High School and went on to play volleyball in College on a full volleyball scholarship. Started as an outside hitter then Libero, Cynthia has learned all the ins and out on how to handle the most basics to the more advanced skills in volleyball. Cynthia returned to Downstate as a coach in 2007 coaching the 14s, 15s & 16s national teams in addition to the Aspire teams and has coached her own kids in the volleybees program in 2009 and is now proud to see her own kids playing, loving and developing their skill further at downstate.
Cynthia has played in many leagues throughout her years such as GEVA, VBLI, BIG APPLE and continues to play beach & grass doubles. Her ultimate goal is to pass on to the kids the love, passion, communication and most of all player development not only in volleyball but as accomplished individuals.