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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 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, 8 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: 4 years with WTMVC
2014 Coaching Club Team Level: 15 National Team
Certifications: Cap 1 Level
**Accomplishments:  4 years with State Playoff Showings, 2012 Undefeated Season with Agua Fria Owls
 
 

 

Coach Jenn Gonzalez

**High School Coaching Experience:  Shadow Mountain High School—Junior Varsity Coach, Maryvale High School—Varsity Coach, Millennium High School—Varsity CoachBuckeye High School—Varsity Assistant Coach, Junior Varsity Coach--Agua Fria High School
**Playing Experience: Agua Fria High School—State Champions 1988, Arizona State University-1988-1992, Northern Arizona University-Fall 1992
**Club Coaching Experience: Peaks Volleyball Club, North Valley Volleyball Club, Scottsdale Elite Volleyball Club, West Valley Volleyball Club, Azone Volleyball Club, 3 years with White Tank Mountain Volleyball Club
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 18 Open Team
**Certifications: Impact Certified
Accomplishments:  AZ State Champion in 1988
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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,  3 years with WTMVC
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 16 Open Team
**Certifications: CAP Level 1 Certified through USA Volleyball,  Gold Medal Square Elite Volleyball Level 1.5 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
 

 

 

Coach Abby Harper

**High School Coaching Experience: Estrella Foothills HS Fall 2012
**Playing Experience: Varstiy Player for Absarokee HS from 2006-; Club Experience: 14's, 16's, and 18's Open in Arizona and Montana
**Club Coaching Experience: 2 years with WTMVC; AHVC 14-1 Head Coach & Director in Billings, MT
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 16 Open Team
**Certifications: Impact Certified
Accomplishments:  Recruited to George Fox Univ. but terminated due to injury in the pre-season; 2006--Academic All State, Honorable Mention All-state,Club Team Captain; 2007--Academic All State, All Conference 1, All State 2, Club Team Captain; 2008--Academic All State, All Conference 1, All State 1. All Conference Player of the Month, Varsity MVP and Captain
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach Rick Gordon

**High School Coaching Experience: 1992 –2005 South Lyon High School, Junior Varsity.
2006 Holly Area Schools, Varsity
**Club Coaching Experience: 20 plus years Club Coaching Experience---4 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: 
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 14 National Team
**Certifications: Cap I Certified, Impact 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: 4 years with WTMVC, 4 years, with West Oakland Volleyball Association, Elite Area Volleyball Association, Premier Volleyball Academy
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 12-1 Regional Team
**Certifications: Cap I Certified, Impact 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: 1 year with WTMVC Festival Team
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 13 Regional Team
**Certifications: Impact 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: Currently coaching at Cactus High School as Freshman Coach
**Club Coaching Experience: 1 year with WTMVC and with Zia Volleyball Club for 2 years
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 14 Regional Team
**Certifications: Cap 1 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: 4 year with WTMVC
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 16 National Team
**Certifications: Cap 1 Certified, Impact 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
**Club Coaching Experience: 1 year with WTMVC
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 14 National Team
**Certifications: Impact 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 thru various programs in both court and sand
**Club Coaching Experience: First year with WTMVC
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 18 Open Team
**Certifications: Impact Certified
Accomplishments: Rodel Scholar
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach Hannah Rowan

**High School Coaching Experience: 4 years for Agua Fria HS
**Playing Experience: 4 years for Agua Fria HS, 6 years of club expereince with Arizona Juniors, Westside, & WTMVC
**Club Coaching Experience: 2 years with WTMVC
Club Team Level:
**Certifications: Impact Certified
Accomplishments: Won the 2011 and 2012 AZ Div 2, Section 1 All Section 2nd Team, and the 2010 AFHS Most Improved; AZ 4A-II West Honorable Mention. Her Freshmen, Junior and senior year the Varsity team played in the state playoffs, Payson All Tournament for the Agua Fria Varsity team, Undefeated 2012 HS Season with AFHS
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
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 13 Regional Team
**Certifications: Impact Certified
Accomplishments: 
Middle School Coaching Experience:
 

 

 

Coach Liz Moore

**High School Coaching Experience: None yet
**Playing Experience: 8 years playing experience with 3 years club with WTMVC & 3 years at Shadow Ridge HS; 1 year of JV at Willow HS as a Freshman
**Club Coaching Experience: First year with WTMVC
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 13 Regional Team
**Certifications: Impact Certified
Accomplishments:  2 year Varsity Lettermen Winner
Middle School Coaching Experience: None yet
 

 

 

Coach Jen Weeg

**High School Coaching Experience: 1 year Freshman Coach at Lincoln HS in Sioux Falls, SD, 2 years with O'Gorman HS as Freshman Coach in Sioux Falls, SD, 3 years as Varsity Coach for Canton HS in Canton, SD,  Currently the Assistant Varsity coach at Agua Fria HS
**Playing Experience: 10 years of competitive volleyball, 4 years of high school volleyball at Elk Point HS in South Dakota and 4 years at the collegiate level, Simpson College in Indianola, IA
**Club Coaching Experience: 4 years with WTMVC
Certifications: Impact Certified, Cap 1 Level
**Accomplishments: 4 District Championships, 4 Regional Championships and 4 years as State Qualifier including a South Dakota State Championship in 1990, Holds a South Dakota State Record in Blocking
Middle School Coaching Experience: 4 years coaching with City of Peoria Rec Program
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 17 National Team

 

 

Coach Sami Wade

**High School Coaching Experience: None yet
**Playing Experience: Playing since 5th grade with 12 years playing experience; 4 years at Varsity HS; 4 years at Competitive Intermural Volleyball thru College
**Club Coaching Experience: 1st year with WTMVC
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 17 National Team
**Certifications: Impact Certified
Accomplishments:  4 year HS Varsity Letterman Winner; Senior year Conference Champ and 1 year State Qualifier
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: First year with WTMVC; Estacada LOCOS Club Coach, 18's Coach for Estacada, OR
Club Team Level: 15 Regional Team
**Certifications: Impact 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: First year with WTMVC
Club Team Level:
**Certifications: Impact 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: First year with WTMVC
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 12-2 Regional Team
**Certifications: Impact 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.
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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: 1st year with WTMVC
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 14 Regional Team
**Certifications: Impact Certified
Accomplishments:  4 years Varsity Letterman winner
Middle School Coaching Experience: None yet
 

 

 

Coach Holly Macholl

**High School Coaching Experience: None Yet
**Playing Experience: 4 years with Verrado HS; 5 years playing club Volleyball with 2 years being with WTMVC; 3 year Varsity Letterman Winner
**Club Coaching Experience: First year with WTMVC
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 12-1 Regional Team
**Certifications: Impact Certified
Accomplishments: 3 year Varsity Letterman Winner; 2012 State Quallifier; 2013 Varsity Team Captain
Middle School Coaching Experience: None Yet
 

 

 

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
**2014 WTMVC Coaching Club Team Level: 18 Open Team
**Certifications: Impact Certified & GMS 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