Seasons at WJV: 11th season with WJV, 8th year as a Director
Coaching Experience: 2020 AVCA Region Affiliate Partner Program Director of the Year for Badger Region. Head Girls Volleyball Coach at Wilmot High School (4th Season). In 11 seasons at WJV, served as a head and an assistant coach for many age groups and levels. Has also coached soccer, baseball, and basketball at all ages and levels.
Education and Career: Current JVC Club Director who manages fees and accounting among other administrative duties. Graduated from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a degree in Secondary Education with a Social Studies Broadfield Emphasis and Coaching Minor. CAP I Certified.
Family: Lives in Trevor, WI with wife, Casey, who also works for JVC. They have two boys, Jackson (14) and Max (12)
Favorite Sports Memory: Taking his two sons to Lambeau Field for the first time
Favorite Quote: Good . . . Better . . . Best . . . never should you rest, to the good is better and the better is best.
Favorite Athlete: Robin Yount
Seasons at WJV: starting 2nd Season
Coaching Experience: Assistant coach for Case High School varsity in 2013
Playing Experience: Varsity setter/right side at Case HS 4 years, graduated 2008. Played club at Raytown 14s and 15s, played at Wisconsin Juniors 16s, 17s, 18s. Went on to set at Parkland College for 2 years, then transferred to Bradley University for 1 year.
Career/Education: Bachelors degree in Biology from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic. Currently a practicing chiropractor in Racine, Wisconsin.
Awards & Accolades: Third place finishes at NJCAA DII National tournament both years at Parkland College. NJCAA DII All American, National All Tournament Team 2009, MWAC Player of the Year 2009. Inducted into Parkland College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2020.
Family: Family lives in Racine, WI. Sister (Amy) and I both played at Wisconsin Juniors
Favorite Sports Memory: Sophomore season at Parkland College. Especially the national tournament
Seasons at WJV: 1st Season
Coaching Experience: I have been coaching volleyball for over 20 years. I began as a varsity volleyball coach in Darlington, WI. Over the last 10 years, I have been coaching for Badger High School and Lake Geneva Middle School. Last year was my first year coaching with Wisconsin Juniors.
Playing Experience: I played for Iowa-Grant High School and graduated in 1996. I attended and played volleyball at Edgewood College in Madison, WI and graduated in 2000.
Education and Career: I graduated with a double major in Spanish and Secondary Education from Edgewood College in 2000. I also received my Master of Science in Literacy from Concordia University of Wisconsin in 2017. I currently teach Spanish at Badger High School in Lake Geneva, WI. This is my 22nd year of teaching.
Awards & Accolades: As a Junior in high school, my team received 2nd place at the Wisconsin State volleyball tournament.
Family: I live in Twin Lakes, WI with my daughter, McKenna, my husband, Ken, and our new puppy, Sully. McKenna is a sophomore at Badger High School and currently plays for JVC.
Favorite Sports Memory: Going to state in volleyball. Our entire town gave us a send-off, leading us out of town with fire trucks.
Favorite Quote: If not you, who? -Bob Kopydlowski, Former Principal, Badger High School
Favorite Athlete: Giannis Antetokounmpo
Coaching Experience: St. Matthew Parish 8/2012-10/2014 coach and program coordinator, Oak Creek High School Freshman Head Coach 2015-2016, JV Head Coach 2016- present, Oak Creek East Middle School 2017-present- current 8th grade. Next Level Volleyball Club Head Coach 2015-2020- coordinated camps and agility training as well as nutrition discussions and articles for newsletters. Directed and coached Oak Creek East Spring Clinic for 4 years. This will be my second club season with Wisconsin Juniors.
Playing Experience: Pius High School 1 year, Viterbo College 2 years. Setter/DS
Education and Career: Viterbo College, La Crosse, WI- Bachelors Degree in Community Medical Dietetics. Clinical Dietitian , Aurora at Home- 20 years. Pius XI High School graduate 1991.
Family: Lives in Oak Creek. Husband Eric and two daughters. McKenna currently a junior at Carroll University. Avery Junior at Oak Creek High School and third year playing with Wisconsin Juniors.
Favorite Sports Memory: Taking second place at JVA World Challenge as a coach. The team played great all weekend. On Sunday we had to win 5 matches to play the other team in the championship that we had lost to on Saturday in 3 tough sets. Perseverance at its best
Favorite Quote: “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” Michael Jordan
Favorite Athlete: Carrie Walsh Jennings and Michael Jordan
Seasons at WJV: 1st season coaching at Juniors
Coaching Experience: Helped coach at my old high school for the boys and girls at Indian Trail High School and Academy
Playing Experience: Right side and Outside hitter at Indian Trail High School and Academy
Education and Career: I go to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside majoring in Kinesiology with further interest in Chiropractic care.
Family: From Phoenix, Arizona but Lives in Pleasant Prairie, WI with my mom, step dad, my little brother and sister and my two laps Luna and Sonny, and I have an older step sister. My dad, step mom, and two brothers live in Arizona
Favorite Sports Memory: Running a 4x4 in Track during high school where our 2nd runner dropped the baton and we lost the lead but I made it up as the last runner and got us 2nd place
Favorite Athlete: Brett Favre, we share the same birthday
Favorite Quote: “The important thing is not to get there first, but to know how to get there” ~Vicente Fernández