Coaches {

MVSA coaches have a wide range of experience in coaching youth and are governed by a strict documented Code of Conduct that has been refined over the many years of MVSA's existence. Many of the coaches have attended the USA Volleyball CAP I and/or CAP II clinics.

 

no_pic.jpg.jpgPeggy Van Lowe
Lightning 10

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 10s team.  Peggy also serves as the Cheaspeake Region's Junior Age Group Coordinator for 12s, 13s, and 14s and received CHRVA's Robert L. Lindsay Meritorious Award for service to the Region.

 

IMPACT certified.

steve2-small.jpgSteve Rosen
Chaos 11

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 11s team. Steve is in his 8th year coaching MVSA U11 Chaos. He has been coaching MVSA Club and Recreational League volleyball for over 12 years. Steve was assistant coach of the Northwest High School varsity team in 2006 and 2007.

 

IMPACT certified.

no_pic.jpg.jpg Muthukumar Pitchai
Tornadoes 11

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 11s team.

IMPACT certified.

 

 

coach_dave.jpg Dave Geiser
Vortex 12, 12 and Under Coaching Coordinator

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 12s team. He is in his 17th season with MVSA. Dave played college volleyball for Cornell University and competed at the A/AA level in USAV for 10 years. In 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, & 2019 Dave led his team to a Chesapeake Regional Championship and the Junior National Championships in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, & 2019. In 2009, Dave took on the position of Head coach at The Academy of Holy Cross High School.

IMPACT certified.

barbGeiser.jpeg Barb Geiser
Firecrackers 12

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 12s team. Barb is in her 8th season as a head coach for a U-12s team. She played in high school, college and USAV at the AA/A level.

 

IMPACT certified.

no_pic.jpg.jpg Karen Ventrell
Phoenix 12

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 12s team. This is Karen's 9th year coaching with MVSA.  Karen played at Rutgers University and for a USAV team after college.

 

IMPACT certified.

Skip Sekerak Coach.jpgSkip (John) Sekerak envelope.PNG
Wahoo 13

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 13s team. Skip has helped lead his teams to seven Junior National Championships appearances (2006, 2007, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2019). He also currently serves as MVSA Tournament Coordinator. Skip is a USAV Regional Certified Referee and Scorekeeper, an NFHS referee, and is a past recipient of CHRVA's Robert L. Lindsay Meritorious Award for service to the Region.

IMPACT and n/f CAP I/CAP II certified.

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Skip Slawson
Crush 13

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 13s team.  Skip has significant coaching experience in MVSA having coached for a number of years. In 2016, 2017 and 2018 his team won the CHRVA 13s Club Regional Championships (Gold Division). He also is the CHRVA New Club Coordinator and has served on the CHRVA Board in previous years.

IMPACT certified.

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Kristin Slawson
Fire 13

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 13s team. This is Kristin's 7th year as a head coach for U13.

 

IMPACT certified.

coackPic.jpgJackie Krampf
Charge 14


Coach of a 2020 MVSA 14s team. Jackie has been involved with MVSA Volleyball since 2000, coaching at all age levels, including four years of experience assisting the CHRVA’s High Performance teams. She led three teams to Chesapeake Regional Open Championship victories and competed in the Junior National Championships in July 2002 (13 & under), 2004 (16 & under) and 2005 (17 & Under). Jackie has extensive coaching experience in MCPS high schools including eight years junior varsity, four years varsity boys and is currently head varsity coach at Walter Johnson High School.  She serves as the Juniors Girls Administrator and Tournament Chair for USA Volleyball’s Chesapeake Region and has received the CHRVA Robert L. Lindsay Meritorious Award for service.

 IMPACT certified.

Coach_Andria.jpgAndria Warner
Dynamite 14

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 14s team.  Andria has coached 12s, 13s, 14s, 15s and 16s MVSA teams in the past. This is Andria's 10th year as head coach and 16th year coaching MVSA. In 2016, 2017 and 2019 her team won the CHRVA 14s Club Regional Championships (Gold Division).  Andria is also the new Girls Varsity Head Coach at Whitman HS and the new Asst Coach at Frederick Community College. She also plays for a USA Volleyball Womens team and is a USA Volleyball Certified Regional Scorekeeper.

IMPACT and n/f CAP I certified.

temp.jpgScott Van Lowe
Heat 14

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 14s team.  Scott has coached 12s, 13s and 14s MVSA teams in the past. This is Scott's 13th year as head coach and 17th year coaching MVSA. He serves the region as the CHRVA Regional coordinator for 12s, 13s, & 14s and received CHRVA's Robert L. Lindsay Meritorious Award for service to the Region.  Scott is also a certified Referee for the NCABVO.

IMPACT certified.

coach_roger.jpgRoger Heald envelope.PNG
Riot 15

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 15s team. Has coached with MVSA for 27 years. His teams have earned berths at USAV Juniors National Championships 8 times, most recently in 2017.  Roger is the MVSA Club Commissioner and has served in numerous Region capacities.

IMPACT certified.

coach_carver.jpgWes Carver
Starz 15

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 15s team. Wes Carver is in his 17th year coaching with MVSA. In 2016, 2017 and 2018 his team won the CHRVA 15s Club Regional Championships (Gold Division). 

IMPACT certified.

 

no_pic.jpg.jpgDado Singer
Wild 15

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 15s team. Dado has been coaching MVSA Club and Recreational League volleyball for 15 years. She is currently the asst coach at Holy Cross and the Director of Junior Programs for the CHRVA region.

IMPACT and n/f CAP I certified.

 

no_pic.jpg.jpg Cindy Hillard  
Fierce 16

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 16s team. Cindy has been head coach for the Churchill HS varsity girls team for the past nine years and is also the assistant coach of the Churchill COED team who won the county championship in 2018. Cindy has coached 12s, 13s, and 16s for MVSA over a 12 year period. She is also active with boys as the CHRVA regional director for boys programs and has also coached boys teams within the region.

IMPACT and n/f CAP I certified.

no_pic.jpg.jpg Kassondra Greis
Fusion 16

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 16s team.This is Kassondra’s 4th season as a head coach for MVSA. She has 5 seasons of coaching experience at the recreational level teams, and has been the assistant coach for two MVSA club teams. Kassondra has worked coaching junior varsity and varsity players one on one, at various skill clinics, and in Gold Medal Squared techniques. She played varsity volleyball at Seneca Valley High School and Linganore High School. She received an athletic/academic scholarship to Bowie State University in the 2010-2011 school year, where she played volleyball, and earned all rookie and all conference honors. Kassondra then transferred to Frostburg State University and continued to play for one season, earning an all tournament nod at NYU in 2012. 

IMPACT certified.

coach_juan.jpgJuan Alcivar
Xtreme 16

Coach of a 2020 16s team. Juan is in his 4th year of coaching since joining MVSA and his 3rd year as head coach after 2 years of coaching club volleyball previously.  Juan is also the head coach of the Northwestern High School varsity volleyball team since 2015.

IMPACT and n/f CAP I certified.

 

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Blizzard 17

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 17s team. His volleyball background includes conducting VB clinics, camps and coaching at MVSA where he led numerous MVSA teams to USAV JO National Championship tournaments. Most recently, in 2016 his team earned a bid to the USAV JO National Championships. He is coaching his 26th season.

IMPACT certified.

IMG_0356.JPGDan Youngs
Sparks 17

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 17s team.  This is Dan’s 13th year coaching for MVSA.  He has coached 15s, 16s and 17s and assisted with 13s, 14s, and 17s.  In 2012 he was the assistant coach for the 14s that finished 5th place at the AAU 14s National Tournament Classic Division in Orlando FL.

Impact and n/f CAP I/CAP II certified

coach_mikesell.jpg Jerry Mikesell
Storm 18

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 18s team. Jerry lead a team to a Chesapeake Regional Championship 2003 & 2012 (18s). He has extensive coaching experience at Good Counsel High School and at MVSA over many years.

IMPACT certified.

jake.jpgJake Achten
Chaos 18

Coach of a 2020 MVSA 18s team. Jake has been coaching with MVSA for 13 years. He is also the head coach at Howard County Community College.

IMPACT certified.