Remi Pourrat is from Cannes in France. For 7 years, he has served in both the role of head coach and assistant coach for the most prominent boy’s club in France, AS Cannes Volley Ball, developing players between the ages of 11 – 20 years. Additionally, he has coached within the French National Team development pipeline, from 2013 – 2016 winning the French Boy’s National Championship in 2013. In 2016 he served as an assistant coach to the Under-18 boy’s junior national team. In 2014-2015, he was an assistant coach of the professional team of Le Cannet Women’s Volleyball, winning the French Cup for the first time in the club history, and runner up of the French professional league. In 2015, he interned for 2 weeks with the USA Women’s Volleyball team during training camp, and in 2016 with the Germany Women’s Volleyball team.
In the US, he coached at Peak Volleyball Academy with Alfred Reft. He head coached the boy’s 13s team and assisted with the 17s and 18s at Team Rockstar Volleyball, winning the Bronze with the 18s at the Junior's Olympics in 2019 and becoming National Champion with his 13s team in 2021. He was also coaching at LBVC in 2019-2020, and was the head coach for the 16s girls team at Mizuno Long Beach Volleyball Club in 2020-2021. From 2018 to 2021, Remi had been assisting the LBCC men's volleyball team, winning the 2019 CCCAA State Championship. He was also a Volunteer Assistant Coach for the Women’s Volleyball program at Cal State Long Beach from 2019 to 2021. He joined the Nebraska Volleyball program as a Graduate Assistant in 2021, helping the Huskers reach the final of the NCAA National Championship in 2021 and the Sweet 16 in 2022. Additionally, he was also one of the lead coaches for Volleyball Club Nebraska and the head coach of the 16 Elite team.
As a player, Remi was part of the Under-21 French Championship team in 2010 and played professional with AS Cannes VB. He moved to the US in 2017 and played on the LBCC men's volleyball team in 2017/2018, leading the team as a captain to a 20-1 record.
He recently joined LOVB and Athena VB as Director of Operations, Recruiting Coordinator, and head coach of the 17s Gold team, with whom he won Nationals in 2023. He also joined the University of Portland coaching staff for the 2023 season.