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2016-2017 Coaching Staff

 

Our Coaches

Coaching Staff Information:

White Tank Mountain Volleyball Club (“WTMVC”) has again expanded its team offerings for the current year. Based on our philosophies and principles of providing our players with outstanding skills development and an exceptional overall experience, we would not have been able to do that without expanding our exceptional coaching staff. Finding the right coaches has been my focus as the club director since the conclusion of Volleyball Festival last season. All of our coaches have a common ingredient – a passion for the game of volleyball that they wish to share. Please take the time to review our coaches’ bios below as we believe, pound for pound, we have one of the best coaching staffs in the AZ Region.

Thank you for considering WTMVC!

Paul J. Vitola, Jr.
CAP I
Director
White Tank Mountain Volleyball Club

 

 

Coach Jennifer Gonzales

**High School Coaching Experience: 2016 Estrella Foothills Varisty Coach,2015 Estrella Foothills Varsity Coach, 2014 Estrella Foothills JV, Agua Fria JV, Shadow Mountain HS JV Coach, Maryvale HS Varsity Coach, Millennium HS Varsity Coach, Buckeye HS Varsity Asst coach
**Playing Experience: Agua Fria HS, Arizona State University 1988-1992, Northern Arizona University Fall 1992
**Club Coaching Experience: 5 years WTMVC, Peaks Volleyball Club, North Valley Volleyball Club, Scottsdale Elite VBC, West Valley VBC, Azone Volleyball Club
2017 Coaching Club Team Level: 12R and 15O
Certifications: Impact Certified, Safe Sport Certified,

                                                                **Accomplishments: Agua Fria HS - State Champions 1988, 2015 Friendship Tourney Champs,         2016   Az Finals Champs and 2016 Festival Champions                                                                 

 

 

Coach Vicki Turrell

**High School Coaching Experience: 1999-2006 Millennium HS Varsity Head Coach
**Playing Experience: Played for Kankakee CC, Aurora University, and Grand Canyon University
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st year with WTMVC, 2011-2006 SVA 14's &18's Head Coach, 2005-2010 Arrowhead Volleyball Club Head Coach 12's-16's,
2017 Coaching Club Team Level: 17O
Certifications:CAP 1,Impact Certified,CPR/ADE, Safe Sport Certified

                                                                           Accomplishments: 

                                                                  2016 USAV AZ region 14's Silver Championship in club division

                                                                       2014 USAV AZ Regions 18's Runner up in Silver Division,

                                                                  2011 USAV AZ region 18's Championship God Division Runner up,

                                                                       2008 USAV AZ Regions 12's Championship Gold Division

                                                                    2002-2006 Millennium HS Region Champs and State Playoffs

                                                                                                2005 Millennium HS Elite Eight

                                                                                                2004 Millennium HS Final Four

                                                                                 3 times Millennium HS  Region Coach of the Year

                                                                       ******Over 30 years experience with 6th grade to college********

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach Brian Weaver

**High School Coaching Experience: 11 years of coaching experience, Varsity Assistant Coach at Youngker High, Current Head Coach with Odyssey Institute
**Club Coaching Experience: 8 years with West Valley Juniors,  6 years with WTMVC
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 18O
**Certifications: CAP Level 1 Certified through USA Volleyball,  Gold Medal Square Elite Volleyball Level 1.5 Certified; SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:  2012 AZ Region 16's Division Championship, 2010 Skyline Region Volleyball Coaching Staff of the Year, 2-time State 4 AII Runner-up Assistant Tennis Coach, Assistant Coach 2008 and 2009 undefeated regular season ending with State 4A-II Runner-up Titles; Silver Championship at So-Cal with 2014 WTMVC 16 Open Team, 6th Place--2014 Volleyball Festival with 2014 WTMVC 16 Open
WTMVC Co-Director

 

 

 

Coach Bre Turrell

**High School Coaching Experience: 2015-Present Millennium HS Freshman Coach
**Playing Experience:Played for Millennium HS and Aurora University
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st  year with WTMVC, 2013-2016 Coach for SVA 14's and 18's, 2012-2013 Coach for IllInois Heat 14's
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:17O
**Certifications: Impact Certified, CPR/AEDCertified, SafeSport Certified

                                                                           Accomplishments: 

                                                       2016 USAV AZ Region 14s Siler Championship in Club Division

                                                                2014 USAV AZ Region 18's Runner up in Silver Division

 

 

 

Coach Luis Garcia

**High School Coaching Experience: Current Head Varsity Coach at Paradise Honors School
**Playing Experience: High School Volleyball in CA on Varsity Team and numerous indoor and beach tournaments during the off season
**Club Coaching Experience: 5 years WTMVC, 2014 Radiant VB Club Director & Head Coach; 2013 AZ Saguaros 18's Assistant Coach; 2010 Director/ Head Coach for RVC 14's; 2008-2009 Asst. Coach for 2 west valley clubs for 14's & 16's
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 15R
**Certifications: Impact Certified; SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: Paradise Honors appearance at AIA State in 2012 & 2013; 2013 AZ Sagauros 18's VBC Capture Silver; Led the RVC 14's to 14AAAA Flight 2 Div Champs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach Rick Gordon

**High School Coaching Experience: 1992 –2005 South Lyon High School, Junior Varsity.
2006 Holly Area Schools,  Current Varsity Assistant at Verrado High School
**Club Coaching Experience: 20 plus years Club Coaching Experience---7 years with WTMVC, 1993 – 1995 Competition Volleyball Club 16’s, Lakeland, MI.1996 Washtenaw Area Volleyball Association 16’s, Ypsilanti, MI.
1997 – 1998 Victors Volleyball Club 16’s, University of Michigan at Dearborn, Dearborn, MI.
2000 – 2001 Kensington Valley Juniors 14’s, Brighton, MI. 2002 – 2003 Elite Area Volleyball Association 14’s, Pinckney, MI.
2004 – 2008 West Oakland Volleyball Association 15’s Lakeland, MI
2010- 2012 White Tank Mountain Volleyball Club 13’s, Litchfield Park, AZ
College Coaching Experience: First Assistant Coach at Concordia University
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 11R
**Certifications: Cap I Certified, Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: Many
Middle School Coaching Experience:1993 South Lyon Middle School, 7th grade, 1994 South Lyon Middle School, 8thgrade.
 

 

 

Coach Kelbi Koithan

**High School Coaching Experience:
**Playing Experience: Garretson High School, Garretson, SD
**Club Coaching Experience: 2 Year with WTMVC
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:14N
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

 

 

Kaitlyn Gonzalez

**High School Coaching Experience: none

                                                 Playing Experience: 3 years High school, 3 years with Club View, and 3 years with WTMVC

**Club Coaching Experience: 2 years with WTMVC,
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience: 1 season coaching for ASC Rec league
 

 

 

 

Coach Samantha Parker

**High School Coaching Experience: 
**Club Coaching Experience: 2nd year with WTMVC
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team: 14R-2
**Certifications: Impact Certified; SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach Dave Hamm

**High School Coaching Experience: Celebrated 50 years of volleyball coaching 2015, club director, and Athletic Director and Varsity coach at Minarets High in California; Current Verrado HS JV Coach
**Club Coaching Experience: 7 year with WTMVC
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 
**Certifications: Cap 1 Certified, Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: Several teams finish in the Top 20 at the USVBA national championships; Minarets High delivered the first league championship for the school in only its third year as a school playing with underclassmen; Coach Hamm has had numerous players sign Division 1 full ride scholarships
Middle School Coaching Experience:
Club Founder: Yosemite Volleyball Club in 1986

 

 

Coach Katerina Diaz

**High School Coaching Experience: 2016 Head JV Coach at Agua Fria and 2015 Agua Fria Freshman Coach
**Playing Experience: 4 years with Agua Fria HS; 4 year club with 2 years with WTMVC; 2 years with South Mountain Community College
**Club Coaching Experience: 5 year with WTMVC
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:13R and 14N
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:  2011 & 2012 State Qualifier for Agua Fria HS

 

Coach Mark Mitchell

**High School Coaching Experience: 
**Playing Experience:
**Club Coaching Experience:
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 13N
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

Coach Shawn Slagle

**High School Coaching Experience: 
**Playing Experience: 3 years HS
**Club Coaching Experience: 2nd Year with WTMVC,2 years Club VOS Head Coach
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 17/18R
**Certifications: Impact Certified, Safe Sport, AED Certified, NFHS Concussion Certified

                                                                              Accomplishments:

                                                                             Top Third Finish 16R 

Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

Coach Vallery Orozco

**High School Coaching Experience: Maricopa HS Freshman Coach
**Playing Experience: Independence High School, Elac College 2010-2012
**Club Coaching Experience: 2nd Year with WTMVC
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified, First Aid & CPR
Accomplishments: 
 

 

 

Coach Tiffany Mitchell

**High School Coaching Experience:
**Playing Experience:
**Club Coaching Experience:
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 13N
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

 

Coach Jaime Gordon

**High School Coaching Experience: 2016 Odyssey Institute Asst. Varsity Coach, Verrado High School Head Coach 2012-2016 , 9th Grade Coach at Verrado 2009-2011, West Oak Volleyball Assoc. 2005-2008, Lake Fenton High school 2006-2008 JV Coach
**Playing Experience: Concordia University 2002-2003, South Lyon HighSchool 1996-2000
**Club Coaching Experience: WTMVC for 5 years
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 10/11 R
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience: Lake Fenton Middle school 2006-2007
 

 

 

  

 

Tish Vasquez

**High School Coaching Experience: 2010-Present Bourgade Catholic HS JV Head Coach, 2012 Thunderbird HS JV Head Coach, 2002-2001 Central HS Freshman Head Coach, 2000-1999 Saguaro HS Freshman Head Coach
**Playing Experience: 1997-1996 Phoenix Community College, 1996-1995 Club Red, 1995-1992 Coconino HS, 1995-1992 Peaks Volleyball Club
**Club Coaching Experience: 2013-2015 Ignite Volleyball 14U, 2013-2012 AZ Sky 16N2 Head Coach(26th out of 48 Championship Div), 2012-2011 AZ Sky 16N3 Head Coach (3rd in Gold Club Div), 16N2 Festival Head Coach, 2011-2010 AZ Sky 12R1 Festival Asst, 2011-2010 AZ Sky 12R3 Head Coach, 2010-2009 AZ Desert Sky 142 Head Coach, 2009-2006 AZ Storm 12-2 Head Coach, 2004-2001 Agape 142 Head Coach, 2001-1999 Phoenix Jrs Head Coach
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 16O
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified, Gold Medal Square, NFHS Certified, USVBA Provisional Official, USVBA National Scorekeeper, 2007-Present Pac 12 Scorekeeper, 2008-1998 AIA Official
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

Coach Truman Dawn

**High School Coaching Experience:
**Playing Experience:
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st Year with WTMVC
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 16R
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience: None
 

 

 

 

Coach Jim Burt

**High School Coaching Experience: none
**Playing Experience: Numerous city and county competive adult leagues over the years in AZ adn NM.
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st Year with WTMVC
**2017 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 16R
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience: 5 seasons head coach in City of Goodyear Competive leagues