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2016 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 Alexandra "Ally" Kohlhase

**High School Coaching Experience: None
   **Playing Experience: 4 years Sunrise Mountain 2007-2011, 7 seasons with Club Zia. 2 years at Phoenix College 2011-2013 and 2 years at Tiffin University in Tiffin, Ohio 2013-2015
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st year with WTMVC, 2 years with Zia Athletic Volleyball Club, 1 year at Finer Points VBC
2016 Coaching Club Team Level: 14 Region
Certifications: Impacted Certified, Safe Sport Certified
**Accomplishments: Full ride volleyball scholarships to Phoenix College and Tiffin University. NJCAA SDCC(San Diego Community College) All-tournament team, All-Conference Selections; 1st Team.  Phoenix College placed 1st in ACCAC 2011-2012 & 2012-2013. PC placed 4th in Nationals 2011-2012. PC placed 10th Nationals 2012-2013. GLIAC POW (player of the Week). Team captain at Tiffin University and PC

 

 

Coach Jennifer Gonzales

**High School Coaching Experience: 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: 4 years WTMVC, Peaks Volleyball Club, North Valley Volleyball Club, Scottsdale Elite VBC, West Valley VBC, Azone Volleyball Club
2016 Coaching Club Team Level: 14 National
Certifications: Impact Certified, Safe Sport Certified,

                                                                **Accomplishments: Agua Fria HS - State Champions 1988                                                                 

 

 

Coach Jadyn Walden

**High School Coaching Experience: 3 years Freshman Coach, 1 year Asst Varsity Coach
**Playing Experience: 4 years HS
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st year with WTMVC, 2 years Club Rim, 3 years Club Payson
2016 Coaching Club Team Level: 12 Region
Certifications: Impact Certified, CAP I, Safe Sport Certified
**Accomplishments: 

 

 

 

Coach Jenna Eberhardt

**High School Coaching Experience: None
**Playing Experience: 1 year at Sun Valley Elementary 2007-2008, 3 seasons with City of Peoria, 4 years at Raymond S. Kellis HS 2008-2012, 2 years Club at AZVC 2009-2011
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st year with WTMVC
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 16 National
**Certifications: Impact Certified; SafeSport Certified
**Accomplishments: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach Brian Weaver

**High School Coaching Experience: 10 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,  5 years with WTMVC
**2016 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
WTMVC Co-Director

 

 

 

Coach Eric Hodgson

**High School Coaching Experience: 
**Playing Experience:
**Club Coaching Experience: 2 year WTMVC, Club Zia 1999-2012; Finer Points VBC--2013
**2016 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: 2 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
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 18 Open
**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---6 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
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 13 National
**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:
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st Year with WTMVC
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 13 Region
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

 

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: 3 years with WTMVC
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 10/11 Region & 18 Open
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 1996 South Dakota HS State Volleyball Qualifier; 1996 South Dakota State HS Basketball Champion
Middle School Coaching Experience: Western Sky Middle School Coach 2015, 2 years 7th/8th grade volleyball at Parker, AZ
 

 

 

Coach Samantha Parker

**High School Coaching Experience: 
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st year with WTMVC,
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team: 15 Region
**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: 6 year with WTMVC
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 16 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 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: 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: 4 year with WTMVC
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 15 National
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:  2011 & 2012 State Qualifier for Agua Fria HS

 

 

Coach Daniel Zachman

**High School Coaching Experience: 
**Playing Experience:
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st year with WTMVC
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 15 Region
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 
Middle School Coaching Experience: 2 years Avondale Elementary Schoo, 2 years City of AvondaleRecreational and Copetitive
 

 

Coach Amada Hernandez

**High School Coaching Experience: North Pointe
**Playing Experience: 4 years HS level, 5 years Club Level, 1 year College, 4 years Women's League
**Club Coaching Experience: 2nd year with WTMVC; Northe Pointe Coach; ASC Recreational Coach
2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 17/18 National
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 

 

 

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:
**Certifications: Impact Certified, AAU Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:  3 year Varsity Lettermen Winner
Middle School Coaching Experience: None
 

 

 

Coach Shawn Slagle

**High School Coaching Experience: 
**Playing Experience: 3 years HS
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st Year with WTMVC,2 years Club VOS Head Coach
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 16 Region
**Certifications: Impact Certified, Safe Sport, AED Certified, NFHS Concussion Certified
Accomplishments: 
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

Coach Kim Lindow

**High School Coaching Experience: 2015 Willow Canyon HS Varsity Coach, 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: 3 years with WTMVC; Estacada LOCOS Club Coach, 18's Coach for Estacada, OR
2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 17 Open
**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: Skill Clinics/Develomental

 

 

 

Coach Vallery Orozco

**High School Coaching Experience: Maricopa HS Freshman Coach
**Playing Experience: Independence High School, Elac College 2010-2012
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st Year with WTMVC
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 16 Open
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified, First Aid & CPR
Accomplishments: 2010 State Independence HS
 

 

 

 

Coach Megan Derr

**High School Coaching Experience: None yet
**Playing Experience: 8 years club, 4 years starter on Varsity at Kellis HS, 1 year at MCC
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st year with WTMVC
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level:  14 National
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments: 
Middle School Coaching Experience: None yet
 

 

 

Coach Brittani Troth

**High School Coaching Experience: 
**Playing Experience: Numerous years of Club Volleyball
**Club Coaching Experience: 2nd Year with WTMVC, 5 years club coaching experience with Litchfield Park, Westside, Club View,         City of Peoria
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 15 National
**Certifications: Impact Certified & CPR, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience: 2 years Assistant Coach at Ira A Murphy Elementary
 

 

 

Coach Nikki Vitola

**High School Coaching Experience: None
**Playing Experience: 8 years of Club Volleyball with WTMVC; 1 year with Xavier Frosh Volleyball
**Club Coaching Experience: 2nd Year with WTMVC; 3 years with ASC Recreational Volleyball Program
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 13 Region
**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 including many seasons with City of Peoria, 1 year at Country Meadows Elementary, 4 years with Raymond Kellis HS, 3 yr of Club Volleyball with WTMVC
**Club Coaching Experience: 2nd Year with WTMVC
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 12 Region
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:

 

 

 

Kaitlyn Gonzales

**High School Coaching Experience:
**Playing Experience: 3 years with WTMVC, 3 years with Club View, 3 years with YMCA
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st year with WTMVC
**2015 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 10/11 Region
**Certifications: Impact Certified, SafeSport Certified
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

  

Lisa Narramore
**High School Coaching Experience: 
**Playing Experience:
**Club Coaching Experience:
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 14R-2
**Certifications:
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

 

Kala Narramore

**High School Coaching Experience: 
**Playing Experience:
**Club Coaching Experience:
**2016 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 14R-2
**Certifications:
Accomplishments:
Middle School Coaching Experience: None
 

 

 

 

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: Floating Coach
**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:
 

 

 

**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