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2015 Coaching Staff

 

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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 Kristen Verburg

**High School Coaching Experience: 3 years Varsity Coach at Veritas Prep, 1 year Freshman coach at Arcadia High School
   **Playing Experience: 4 years Varsity at Coconino HS, 3 years Club at Club Del Norte and High Altitude, 2 years Yavapai College,          2 years at Embry-Riddle University
**Club Coaching Experience: 1 year coaching Yavapai Jrs 12's, 1 year coaching Club Red 16's, 1 year coaching Club Zia 18 Boys, 15 Girls, 11 years coaching at AZ Sky ages 13's - 18 Open
2015 Coaching Club Team Level: 16 Open
Certifications: Gold Metal Squared Certified, Impacted Certified, Safe Sport Certified
**Accomplishments: Holds record for a triple-double (double digits in kills, digs and blocks) at Embry-Riddle, Division 1A State Champions 2008 at Vertas Prep along with numerous State runner-ups, Awarded Western Region Coach of the Year 3 years in a row (2008-2010), 3rd in Silver Division at Colorado Crossroad in 2009 with AZ sky 14N2, Finished Bronze Division at Colorado Crossroads with AZ Sky 18 Open 2010

 

 

 

Coach Brittany Schubert

**High School Coaching Experience: None
**Playing Experience: 6 years of Club Volleyball, 4yrs Varsity High School at PHS, UTEP WAC Conference 2204-2006, NAU Div I 2006-2008
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st year with WTMVC, Northern AZ Jrs 16s 2009, Club Zia 16's 2010, Club Arrowhead 16's 2012
2015 Coaching Club Team Level: 16 National
Certifications: Impact Certified, Safe Sport Certified

                                   **Accomplishments: numerous Libero of Tournament awards, numerous conference First Team,                                                                                          Big Sky Conference Libero of the year 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach Stephanie Parker

**High School Coaching Experience:  2 years as Freshman coach at her home school in Minnesota, 1 year as Freshman coach at Agua Fria High School, 10 years as Varsity Coach at Agua Fria High School
**Playing Experience: 7 years of competitive volleyball, 4 years of high school volleyball
**Club Coaching Experience: 5 years with WTMVC
2015 Coaching Club Team Level: 18 Open
Certifications: Cap 1 Level; SafeSport Certified
**Accomplishments:  4 years with State Playoff Showings, 2012 Undefeated Season with Agua Fria Owls, Silver Championship Winners @ SoCal Tourney with 2014 WTMVC 15N Team, Gold Medal Winners @ AZ Finals with 2014 WTMVC 15N Team

 

 

Coach Andrea Hudson

**High School Coaching Experience:  Lakes High School—Varsity Coach-2years, Agua Fria High School—Varsity Co-Coach--2 years & Agua Fria Freshman Coach--1 year, Millennium High School—Freshman Coach
**Playing Experience: Agua Fria High School—3 years Varsity, Kansas Wesleyan Univ.--4 years Starting Setter, 2 years of Adult Sand and Indoor club, Arizona Grand Canyon Juniors--5 years
**Club Coaching Experience: Salina Juniors--2 years, West Valley Juniors--2 years, White Tank Mountain Volleyball Club--2 years
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 18 Open
**Certifications: Impact Certified; SafeSport Certified
**Accomplishments: Career Assist Leader at KWU, KCAC Setter of the Week 2003, 2 undefeated seasons for Millenium HS Frosh & Agua Fria HS, Silver Championship Winners @ SoCal Tourney with 2014 WTMVC 15N Team, Gold Medal Winners @ AZ Finals with 2014 WTMVC 15N Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach Brian Weaver

**High School Coaching Experience: 9 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,  4 years with WTMVC
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:  16 Open
**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
 

 

 

 

Coach Eric Hodges

**High School Coaching Experience: 
**Playing Experience:
**Club Coaching Experience: Club Zia 1999-2012; Finer Points VBC--2013
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 14 Regional
**Certifications: Impact Certified; Cap III Certified; SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 

 

 

 

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: 2014 Radiant VC Club Director & Head Coach; 2013 AZ Saguaros 18's Assistant Coach; 2010 Director/ Head Coach for RVC 14's; 2008-2009 Asst. Coach fo 2 west valley clubs for 14's & 16's
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 13 Natioanal
**Certifications: Impact Certified; SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: Paradise Honors appearance at AIA State in 2012 & 2013; 2013 AZ Sagauros 18's VBC Capture Silver; Lead 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---5 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**Club Team Level: 
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 13 Regional
**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 Jamie Gordon

**High School Coaching Experience: *Verrado High School: 2009-Present Age: Freshman & Current Varsity Coach,
*Lake Fenton High School:8/2007-11/2007Age: JV-Overall season record of 18-16; 11/2006-3/2007 Age: 9th Grade-Record of 16-14, *Holly High School: 10/2005-3/2006 Age: Varsity, Flint Central tournament champions, *South Lyon High School: 10/2000-3/2002--Age: JV Record wins 01-02; 2nd best season record 02-03
**Playing Experience: Defensive Specialist at Concordia University
**Club Coaching Experience: 5 years with WTMVC, 4 years, with West Oakland Volleyball Association, Elite Area Volleyball Association, Premier Volleyball Academy
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 12-1 Regional
**Certifications: Cap I Certified, Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: Verrado Season Record 17-1 (2010-2011); 7 Club Gold Division Champions, 1 Silver Club Division Championship,        1 Club Bronze Division Championship
Middle School Coaching Experience: *Lake Fenton Middle School: 11/2007-12/2007 Age: 8th Grade-Record of 10-1
 

 

 

 

Coach Jana Koch

**High School Coaching Experience: 1 year Freshman Coach at Washington HS, Sioux Falls, SD

**Playing Experience: 4 yrs at O'Gorman High School in Sioux Falls, SD; 4 yrs at the collegiate level at the University of Sioux Falls; Played J.O's in High School; Many years of recreation volleyball after college

**Club Coaching Experience: 2 years with WTMVC; 1 year with WTMVC Festival Team, 1 year with WTMVC 13R team
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 12-2 Regional and 17/18 National
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 1996 South Dakota HS State Volleyball Qualifier; 1996 South Dakota State HS Basketball Champion
Middle School Coaching Experience: 2 years 7th/8th grade volleyball at Parker, AZ
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach Don Touvell

**High School Coaching Experience: 1 year Cactus High School as Freshman Coach
**Club Coaching Experience: 3 year with WTMVC and with Zia Volleyball Club for 2 years
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 14 Regional
**Certifications: Cap 1 Certified; Impact Certified; SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 
Middle School Coaching Experience: Oasis Elementary School, Coached with the City of Peoria for a number of years in the Rec Program
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach Dave Hamm

**High School Coaching Experience:  27 years of volleyball coaching, club director, and athletic director, Athletic Director and Varsity coach at Minarets High in California; Current Verrado HS JV Coach
**Club Coaching Experience: 5 year with WTMVC
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 14 National
**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 underclassman; 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: None yet
**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: 3 year with WTMVC
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:  15 National
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:  2011 & 2012 State Qualifier for Agua Fria HS
Middle School Coaching Experience: None yet
 

 

 

Coach Anthony Jones

**High School Coaching Experience: Head Varsity Volleyball Coach at Shadow Ridge HS
**Playing Experience: 9 years playing experience through various programs in both court and sand
**Club Coaching Experience: 2 years with WTMVC
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 17 Open
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: Rodel Scholar
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

Coach Amada Madden

**High School Coaching Experience: Northe Pointe
**Playing Experience: 4 years HS level, 5 years Club Level, 1 year College, 4 years Women's League
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st year with WTMVC; Northe Pointe Coach; ASC Recreational Coach
2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 16 Open
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

Coach Paul Moore

**High School Coaching Experience: None yet
**Playing Experience: Just for Fun and Recreation
**Club Coaching Experience: 2nd year with WTMVC as a coach; 3 years with WTMVC as Volunteer for the club in and out of the gym; Large contributing Volunteer for WTMVC tryouts and club season
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: Roaming Coach
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

Coach Liz Moore

**High School Coaching Experience: None
**Playing Experience: 8 years playing experience with 4 years club with WTMVC & 3 years of Varsity at Shadow Ridge HS; 1 year of JV at Willow HS as a Freshman
**Club Coaching Experience: 2 years with WTMVC
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 13 National
**Certifications: Impact Certified, AAU Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:  3 year Varsity Lettermen Winner
Middle School Coaching Experience: None
 

 

 

Coach Christina Chadwick

**High School Coaching Experience: 8 years volleyball coach with Agua Fria HS 3 years at the AFHS Frosh Level and 5 years at the JV leve and is Currently the Junior Varsity coach at Agua Fria HS
**Playing Experience: Junior and High School Volleyball at Grace Christian School(AICS League), Traveled with athletes of Good News to Holland and Belgium where I coached clinics with a group of athletes from across the United States, we even competed in 2 exhibition games while in Belgium
**Club Coaching Experience: 1 year with WTMVC
Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified, NFHS Fundations of Coaching
**Accomplishments: 2nd Team All American MVP of championship team 2000,  State Champions in 2000 of the AICS Division
Middle School Coaching Experience:
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 17/18 National Team

 

 

Coach Mike Lopez

**High School Coaching Experience: 
**Playing Experience:
**Club Coaching Experience:
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 
**Certifications: Impact Certified
Accomplishments: 
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

Coach Kim Lindow

**High School Coaching Experience: Reynolds HS JV Volleyball Coach for 1 year
**Playing Experience: 4 years at HS Level; 4 years at Concordia Univ. as Libero/ Setter
**Club Coaching Experience: 2 years with WTMVC; Estacada LOCOS Club Coach, 18's Coach for Estacada, OR
2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:  15 Regional
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 4 year HS Letterman Winner; Cascade Conference Player of the week 3 times,  NAIA Academic All American in 2008-2010
Middle School Coaching Experience: Barcelona MS Volleyball Coach for 2 years
Specialty for WTMVC:

 

 

 

Coach Bianca Leung

**High School Coaching Experience: Assistant Freshman Volleyball Coach at Estrella Foothills HS
**Playing Experience: 3 years playing experience thru various high school programs due to family relocating to 3 different states while in HS; Last years at Estrella Foothills as an Outside/ Utility Hitter; Club experience with West Valley VBC as a Defensive Specialist and Outside hitter in 2006-2007 Volleyball Season
**Club Coaching Experience: 2 years with WTMVC
2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 2 year participant in the AIA Sate Championship Tournament in 2006 & 2007
Middle School Coaching Experience:
Specialty for WTMVC: Dietician--Univ. of AZ with a degree in Nutritional; Accepted to Iowa State Dietetic Internship Program; Certified Registered Dietician for Mountain Park Health Center in the Women, Infant, and Children Department

 

 

Coach Haily Radnor

**High School Coaching Experience: 2 years Assistant Coach Rec Clinic in Farmington,UT; 1 year YMCA coach in Sheridan, WY & 1 year helped Coach at Sheridan College Clinics, 1 year JV Assistant Coach at Canyon Springs HS in Las Vegas, 1 year coach for After School All Stars Las Vegas, 1 year Kaiserlautern MS, Germany
**Playing Experience: Currently play on a Women's League & in tournaments throughout the year.  2009 & 2010 USAir Force-Europe Volleyball, 5 years women's & Co-Ed Tournaments & League VB in Las Vegas, NV, 1 year college volleyball at Sheridan College, WY; 8 years Club Volleyball; 3 years high school volleyball, 2 years Jr. High Volleyball
**Club Coaching Experience: 2 years with WTMVC
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:  Attended High Performance in Utah while in HS against teams from around the world & 13th place Club Jr Nationals in 2000 & 2001. State Runner up 2 years at Davis High, Utah; Team Captain thru 4 years of Club Volleyball and 2 years in HS. 2009 & 2010 was the  USAir Force-Europe VB Team in Germany's Team Captain as well as MVP & recieved the MVP All Star Award.
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

Coach Marley Berg

**High School Coaching Experience: None yet
**Playing Experience: 7 years playing experience; 4 year Varsity for Willow Canyon HS
**Club Coaching Experience: 2 years with WTMVC
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:  16 National
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:  4 years Varsity Letterman winner
Middle School Coaching Experience: None yet
 

 

 

Coach Ashley Mitchell

**High School Coaching Experience: Camelback High School JV Coach--7 years
**Playing Experience: Camelback HS Varsity VB Team--1997-2001; South Mountain Community College--2001-2002; Alcorn State University--2005-2006; Plays in local Women's Leagues
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st year with WTMVC; Team AZ 2001-2005 and 2008-2009; Shenu Volleyball Club--2009-2014
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:  17 Open
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: First Team All Metro in 1999 & 2000; Metro Region Champs--2000; Athlete of the year at Camelback HS in 2001; Full Ride Volleyball Scholarship to South Mountain CC in 2001; Full Ride Volleyball Scholarship to Alcorn Univ. in 2005
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

Coach Sienna Silva

**High School Coaching Experience: Current Head Coach at Westview HS in Avondale, AS in Avondale, AZ; JV Coach for 1 yr. and Freshman Coach for 1 yr. at Westview HS
**Playing Experience: 4 years with Westview; 4 years playing Club VB
**Club Coaching Experience: First year with WTMVC; Coached 18's for Club View & 14's with Matrix
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:  16 National
**Certifications: Impact Certified & GMS Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: First Year as a Head Coach at Westview making into State Tournament Finishing 2nd in our Section
Middle School Coaching Experience: None Yet
 

 

 

Coach Brittani Troth

**High School Coaching Experience: 
**Playing Experience: Numerous years of Club Volleyball
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st Year with WTMVC; 5 years club coaching experience with Litchfield Park, Westside, Club View,         City of Peoria
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:  13 Regional
**Certifications: Impact Certified & CPR, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience: 2 years Assistant Coach at Ira A Morphy Elementary
 

 

 

Coach Nikki Vitola

**High School Coaching Experience: None
**Playing Experience: 7 years of Club Volleyball with WTMVC; 1 year with Xavier Frosh Volleyball
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st Year with WTMVC; 3 years with ASC Recreational Volleyball Program
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 10 Regional
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 7th Grade State Volleyball Champions with All Saints, 8th Grade All Saints Coaches' Award with All Saints, XCP Frosh Spirit Award, WTMVC 16 Open Silver Champs at SoCal 2014, WTMVC 16 Open--Volleyball Festival 6th Place
Middle School Coaching Experience: None
 

 

 

Coach Sophia Carlos

**High School Coaching Experience: None
**Playing Experience: 7 years of including many seasons of City of Poria Park and Rec, 1 year at Country Meadows Elementarty, 4 years with Raymond Kellis HS,3 yr of Club Volleyball with WTMVC
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st Year with WTMVC
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:  15 Regional
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience: None
 

 

 

Coach Cailtyn Lopez

**High School Coaching Experience: None
**Playing Experience:
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st year with WTMVC
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:  15 National
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

Coach Kylee Gray

**High School Coaching Experience: None
**Playing Experience:
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st Year with WTMVC
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience: None
 

 

 

Coach Brandon

**High School Coaching Experience: None
**Playing Experience:
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st year with WTMVC
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience: None
 

 

 

 

 

Coach Morgan Weeg

**High School Coaching Experience: None
**Playing Experience: 7 years of Club Volleyball with WTMVC; 3 years with Western Sky Middle School; 3 years with Agua Fria High School until Current date
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st Year with WTMVC; 1 year with ASC Recreational Volleyball Program
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience: None