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Director Joe Maenza


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Coach Diane Allen

  • Played volleyball in high school and college.
  • 9 years experience in volleyball coaching from Notre Dame de Sion to competitive club ball.
  • Coaching specialty is setting along with her daughter Zoda Ballew. They have helped many girls learn the basics of setting.
  • Primary interest is sharing her love of volleyball with everyone she can.

Coach Charles Cooper

  • 4 year starter at the University of Iowa Men’s Volleyball.
  • 40th year playing volleyball (yes, I am that old).
  • USAV since 1990 – Men’s, Coed, Doubles, Grass & Sand.
  • Coaching since 1995: HS and Club.
  • Assistant Coach (Varsity), Head Coach (JV, Freshman) – Highlands Community High School (Iowa). Assistant Coach (Varsity), Head Coach (JV) – West High School (Iowa).
  • Assistant Coach (Varsity), Head Coach (JV) – Shawnee Mission East HS (KS).
  • Head Coach (Varsity) – Shawnee Mission East HS (KS).
  • Director and Head Coach Ascent Volleyball Club (MO).
  • Head Coach Club in Iowa and KS/MO since 1995.
  • Coached ages 9 – 23.
  • 30+ players earned college scholarships from D1-NAIA.
  • (My last two players are playing at Butler and Case Western with the D2 Player of the Year graduating this May from Rockhurst).
  • Heart of America Region Coaches Trainer 2014.
  • CAP Level II USAV accreditation.

Coach Michelle Termini

      • Started playing volleyball in 7th grade till my senior year in high school.
      • Was all metro and all district junior and senior year of high school.
      • College level played for Rockhurst College an NAIA school on a full ride scholarship.
      • Started as a freshman as an outside hitter.
      • Graduated college and began coaching freshman at Raytown High School for one year.
      • Coached two years at St. James grade school 7th and 8th grade.
      • Coached competitive club ball for three years.
      • I love the sport of volleyball and am very excited to share my knowledge.

Assistant Coach Bre Kamaka

Bio updated soon.

Coach Lily Thornberg

  • 2013-14 (Kansas City Kansas Community College): Averaged 10.74 assists
  • Two-time NJCAA Academic All-American
  • First team All-Conference and All-District honoree
  • Voted Jayhawk Conference Co-Setter of the Year in 2014
  • Finished top 3 in assists per set in NJCAA and 2nd team NJCAA All-American
  • Coached club for two years in silver
  • High School: Lettered four years in volleyball, two years in basketball and two years in soccer… Second Team All-Conference
  • 2011-12: Honorable Mention All-Conference,
  • 2010 Finished 7th in state HS senior year

Nina Williams

Bio updated soon.

Madison Morales

Bio updated soon.

Ally Gordon

Bio updated soon.

Nikki Schweisberger

Bio updated soon.

Bret Schweisberger

Bio updated soon.

    Coach Ashleigh Gordon

        • Started playing volleyball in 4th
        • Junior High A-team volleyball.
        • Lettered in volleyball at Liberty High School.
        • Played club volleyball for five seasons.
        • Has played numerous positions over volleyball career including outside hitter, right side, and defensive specialist.
        • Was an outside hitter for Graceland University.
        • Assistant coached volleyball for Liberty Juniors Explosion 12-1 team.
        • Plays Co-ed volleyball and sand volleyball for fun.
        • Prides herself on developing fundamentally sound volleyball players.
        • Enjoys being competitive and having fun