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18Sherri
18Jessen
 
17Kevin
17Jesse
Sherri Hawkins
Jessen Miller
Kevin Marquis
Jesse Tupac
Jason Jody
Lauren Tekavec
Michelle Graham
Matt Bledig
16Shannon
16Malia
 
15Peer
15Kirk
Shannon Krug
Malia Sagiao
Judy Peer
Kirk Rowland
Kara Smith
Candace Zane
Bre VandeGriend
Kevin Marquis
14Matt
14Ashley
 
13Tammy
13Mal
Matt Bledig
Ashley Phelps
Tammy King
Mal Grimes
Hannah Walker
Morgan Evans
Kristen Sciacca
Katie Maguire

Floater: Laura Martin -------- additional staff: BillPeer, Alex Bledig,

Sand -- Morgan Broekhuis -- (bio under Other Staff)

Development Teams (10)
Lead: Matt Bledig | Kevin Marquis
malcolm grimes | malia sagiao | kirk rowland| Bre VandeGriend | tammy king
lydia bartalo | michaela putnicki | raychel reed | jenna heinemeyer | Sam Novak

Sherri Hawkins | Jessen Miller
asst: Jason Jody | Lauren Tekavec

Sherri Hawkins
srhelman@aol.com

Education

  • Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University 1997

Experience

  • Head Volleyball coach at TCA High School
  • Science Teacher at Manitou Springs High School
  • Head Volleyball Coach at Cheyenne Mountain High School
  • Head Volleyball Coach at Jonathan Alder HS, Plain City, Ohio
  • Led the team to its first conference title since joining the Buckeye Athletic Conference (1999)
  • Named BAC Coach of the Year (1999)
  • Trained the team on the court and in the weight room
  • 15 years coaching at Colorado Juniors
  • 18 and 16 Assistant 2000 - 18's 33rd in club, 16's 3rd in club at nationals
  • 16's head coach 2001 - 25th OPEN USAV Nationals
  • 17's head coach 2002
  • 18 and 16 co-head coach 2003 - 18's 13th in club, 16's 3rd in club at nationals
  • 15's head coach 2004 - 9th OPEN USAV Nationals
  • 16's head coach 2005 - 11th OPEN USAV Nationals
  • 17's head coach 2006 - 9th OPEN USAV Nationals
  • 18-1's head coach 2007 - 25th OPEN USAV Nationals
  • 16-1's head coach 2008 -- 5th National USAV Nationals
  • 15-1's head coach 2009 -- 26th Open USAV Nationals
  • 15-1's head coach 2010 -- 5th national USAV Nationals
  • 18-1's head coach 2011 -- 27th 18Open USAV Nationals

Columbus Juniors Volleyball Club

  • Trained the elite 16 and under girls team
  • Chaperoned while traveling throughout the country

Bally's Total Fitness (1997-1998)

  • Taught clients about fitness and working out
  • Evaluated clients' fitness goals and history
  • Designed workout programs for clients

Personal Achievements

  • Played volleyball at The Ohio State University (1993-1996)
  • Starter on the OSU Big Ten Championship team (1994)
  • Starter on the OSU NCAA Final Four team (1994)
  • Named to the All Big Ten Conference Team (1994-1996)
  • Named to the NCAA All District Team (1996)
  • RMR Coach of the Year 2004

Special Qualities

I am an outgoing individual and a self-starter. I work well with others and being chosen captain of The Ohio State University volleyball team for two years is evidence of my leadership abilities.

Certifications

  • American Red Cross adult CPR
  • American Red Cross Sports Safety Training -- including first aide

Jessen Miller

Degrees: 
 Associate of Art, Allen County Community College 02-03
 Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Drury University 2008-2010

Coaching Experience

  • 2016 Stone Athletics Volleyball Program Lead Coach
  • 2015 -- Current Palmer Ridge Head Volleyball Coach           
  • Appearance in Regional’s

  • 2015 Rookies Program Coach Colorado Juniors
  • 2013 Club Synergy Volleyball Lebanon, MO
  • 14s Team Head Coach Lori Endicott tournament champions

  • 2010 -- 2013 Middle School Volleyball Coach Buffalo, MO both 7th and 8th grade teams
  • 2 -- Championship COC Titles
    3 -- 1st place in tournaments

  • 2009 -- 2013 Head Volleyball Coach and Director of Set 2 Kill Club program
  • 2009 16s Head Coach Tournament champs
  • 2010 17s Head Coach Tournament champs
  • 2011 -- 2012 18s Head Coach Tournament champs
  • 2013 11s Head Coach Tournament champs
  • 2002 -- 2004 Junior High Assistant Volleyball/ Basketball Coach Yates Center School District Yates Center, KS
  • 2001 -- 2002 High School Head Volleyball Coach and Assistant Basketball Coach Springfield High School Springfield, CO  
  • 2000 -- 2001 High School Volleyball Assistant Coach Baldwin City High School Baldwin City, KS

    Volleyball Playing Experience:
    High School:  4 year varsity player
    93 – 94 starter and team captain
    93 - 94 MVP of the conference
    93 – 94 Branson Daily Player of the Year
    School record for kills

    Club:
    Springfield Juniors Club program for six years. 
    Regionals several of the years
    Gold medal, silver medal winners in multiple tournaments
    College:  Missouri Western State College outside hitter
    College of the Ozarks 2 years outside, right side hitter
     Present:  playing women’s and coed tournaments

    Certification: 
    American Red Cross CPR and First Aid

Jason Jody
Jason.jody@usav.org

Education
-- Master of Science, Sports Management, Sam Houston State University, 2012
-- Bachelor of Science, Sports/Entertainment/Event Management, Johnson & Wales University, 2011

Coaching Experience:
-- Assistant Coach, 18-Sherri, Colorado Juniors, 2016
-- Assistant Coach, Varsity, Cheyenne Mountain High School, 2015
-- Head Coach, C-Team, Cheyenne Mountain High School, 2014
-- Head Coach, 18-Jason, Colorado Juniors, 2014
-- Head Coach, 16-2Molten, Woodlands Wave VBC, 2012
-- Graduate Assistant, Sam Houston State University, 2011, 2012

USA Volleyball:
-- Event Coordinator: NCVF National Championships, Girls’ Junior National Championships, Girls’ 18U Junior National Championships, High Performance Championships

Fitness:
-- 24 Hour Fitness, Personal Trainer, 2010-2011

Playing Experience:
-- Johnson & Wales University (Denver, CO), Setter & Libero, 2007-2011
-- Sabino High School (Tucson, AZ), Varsity 2003-2007, 2007 Sonoran Region Player of the Year

Lauren Tekavec

2015 Social science degree with minors in history and religion from Florida Southern

2015-present Social studies teacher at Doherty high school

player

-Doherty high school varsity (3 years)
-Colorado juniors volleyball club (6 years)
-Florida southern college indoor and sand (4 years)

coach
-Current Doherty High School head volleyball coach
-Doherty High School assistant 2015
-Southern Select volleyball club 18s assistant (2015)
-Southern Select volleyball club 14s assistant (2014)
-Southern Select volleyball club 13s assistant (2013)
-13s Colorado juniors Developmental coach (2010)

Kevin Marquis | Jesse Tupac
asst: Michelle Graham | Matt Bledig

Kevin Marquis
kevin@coloradojuniors.com

Education

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney -- bachelor of arts, Secondary Education Social Science
  • Wayne State College -- Master of Sciences, Sports Administration

Coaching

  • Univ of South Dakota -- assistant coach June 2004-July 2008
  • Camp director
    • summer 2004-08 Univ of South Dakota
    • Summer 2003-04 Iowa Western Community College
  • Club
    • 2008-Present  Lead Coach - Colorado Juniors (Private Lessons, Camp Instuctor, Middle School & High School Leagues, Development League, Rookies League)
    • 2008-Present  Head Coach - Colorado Juniors 18 Kevin
    • 2009-Present  Assistant Coach - Colorado Juniors 17 Peer
    • 2008-2009     Assistant Coach - Colorado Juniors 15 JJ
    • 2009-Present  Head Coach - Colorado Juniors Development League - 2009 League Champions
  • Camp instructor
    • 2006-present Creighton University
    • 2004-2008  University of South Dakota
    • 2003-04 Wayne State College
    • 2003-2004  Iowa Western Community College
    • 2002-04 Briar Cliff University
    • 1998-2002 Northeast Community College
    • 1996 Univ Nebraska at Kearney
    • 2004-Present   Satellite Camp Director:  Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota & Minnesota
    • 2008-Present Colorado Juniors
  • High Head Coach
    • 2001-2004 Roncalli Catholic HS
    • 1998-1999 Norfolk Catholic HS
  • Playing
    • 1997-2005  Bonzi Volleyball Club (Omaha, NE)
    • 2006-2008  Red Dawn Volleyball Club (Omaha, NE)
    • 1996-Present Indoor, Outdoor & Sand Volleyball Tournaments (Open and AA Divisions)

 


Michelle Graham
Mdgraham5@gmail.com

Education

  • 2013 Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science from Concordia University St. Paul -- Minor in Gerontology
  • 2009 Woodbury High School Graduate

Coaching Experience

  • 2016 Volunteer assistant Coach Coronado Boy’s High School
  • 2014 Minnesota Select 16-3s Head Coach
  • 2013 Woodbury High School Varsity Assistant Coach
  • 2012 Kokoro 18-1s Assistant Coach
  • 2011 Woodbury Juniors 16-1s Head Coach
  • 2010 Woodbury Juniors 15-1s Assistant Coach

Camp Coaching Experience

  • 2012 Concordia University St. Paul Varsity Camps
  • 2011 Kokoro Varsity Camps
  • 2010 Spike Camps – All Ages
  • 2009 Woodbury High School/Middle School Camps

Playing Experience

  • 2009 -- 2013 Concordia University St Paul
  • 15-1s, 16-1s, 17-1s, 18-1s Minnesota One Club
  • 2006-2008 Woodbury High School Varsity

Achievements

  • 2009 -- 2013 NCAA DII National Champions
  • 2009 5th in Open Division with M1
  • 2008 Named All-State Setter
  • 2007 4th in State with Woodbury High School
  • 2007 2nd in National Division with M1

Matt Bledig
mattb@coloradojuniors.com

Coaching Experience
Club:
                Colorado Juniors – Monument, CO - Full time lead coach
                2012 - 14M - 7th 14Open USAV Nationals and Region Champs
                2012 - 13L - 29th 13National USAV Nationals and Region/JNQ Champs
                2011 - 14M - 21st 14Open USAV Nationals and 4th 15’s Region Championship
                2011 - 13L - 27th 13National USAV Nationals and JNQ Champs
                2010 - 14M - 25th 14Open USAV Nationals and Region Champs
                2010 - 13L - 5th Asics Nationals - 14s division and 5th in JNQ
                2009 - 16M - 2nd Asics Nationals - 17s division and Region Champs
                2009 - 15S - 26th 15Open USAV Nationals and JNQ Champs
                Court Masters – Dubuque, IA
                2007 - Head Coach - 16-1 - top 4 in Iowa Region
                2003 and 2004 - Assistant Coach - 18-1 - qualified for nationals both seasons
                Iowa Rockets – Iowa City, IA
                2002 -  Head Coach 18-1, Assistant Coach 15-1 - qualified for nationals
                2001 -  Head Coach 17-1, Assistant Coach 14-1 - qualified for nationals
College:
                Assistant Coach - University of Wisconsin Platteville, 2006 & 2007
                Assistant Coach - Clarke College, 2002 (Dubuque, IA)
High School:
                Assistant Coach - Air Academy, 2009-Current (Colorado Springs, CO)
                Assistant Coach - Wasson High School, 2008 (Colorado Springs, CO)
                Assistant Coach - Iowa City Regina, 2001 (Iowa City, IA)
Summer Camps Coach:
                Colorado Juniors VBC, Pine Creek, Air Academy, Cheyenne Mountain
                University of Wisconsin Madison – named coach of the week by Pete Waite
                University of Wisconsin Platteville, Washington University St. Louis
                Michigan State University, University of Minnesota
Playing Experience
Clarke College 2003 & 2004 (Dubuque, IA)
                Left side in 03 and setter/team captain in 04
                Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association - academic all conference
University of Iowa 1999-2002 (Iowa City, IA)
                Left side and Setter
                Treasurer in 99, Vice President in 01 & 02
                Hawkeye Spring Fling MVP in 02
Shoreline VBC 1997-1999 (Lake Forest, IL)
                Left side and setter
Niles North High School 1996-1999 (Skokie, IL)
                Middle and left side

 

Shannon Krug | Malia Sagiao
asst: Kara Smith | Candace Zane

Shannon Krug
shannon.krug@yahoo.com

Education

Bachelors Degree in Sociology  2009
University of the Pacific

Masters Degree in Social Work  2011
Arizona State University

Experience/Honors & Awards

University of Utah

  • Mountain West Tournament Champions
    • Named Setter of the Tournament  2005
    • NCAA Tournament  Final 32
  • Pre-Season Setter of the Conference; All Conference Team  2006
    • NCAA Tournament  Final 32
    • Ranked 9th in the Country
  • Academic All Conference ( 2 Years)

University of the Pacific  2007 – 2009

  • Started every match
  • Team Captain  2008
  • All Tournament Team Banker Classic  2008
  • Academic All Conference (Senior Year)

Doherty High School

  • Started Varsity all 4 years
  • 2002 Runner Up State Tournament
  • 2003 State Champion
  • 2004 Runner Up State Tournament
    • All Colorado Team  2003; 2004
    • First Team All State  2003; 2004
    • Big School Gazette Player of the Year  2004
    • MVP Cherry Creek Bruin Classic 2004
    • Doherty High School Female Athlete of the Year  2004 – 2005

Coaching Experience

    • 2007 – 2008:  Head Coach 14 2’s at Pacific Volleyball Club
    • 2009- 2010:  Head Coach 14 2’s and Assistance Coach for 16 1’s at Aspire Volleyball Club
    • 2010 – 2011:  Head Coach 14 2’s and Head Coach 18 1’s at Aspire Volleyball Club



Malia Sagiao
sagiao2383@yahoo.com

Personal:

  • Currently  a District #11 Security at Palmer High School

Education:

  • 2005-Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • 2001 Wasson High School graduate

Coaching Experience:

    • Current-Junior Varsity and Assistant Varsity Coach-Rampart High School
    • Current-2010-Colorado Juniors Club Head Coach
      • Current-2010 15-2’s Head Coach
      • 2010-2009 18-2’s Assistant Coach
    • Current-2009- Developmental League Coach
    • 2010-2009 Junior Varsity Coach-Wasson High School
    • 2009-2008 Altitude Volleyball Club 15-2 Silver
    • 2008-2005 "C" Team and Assistant Varsity Coach -Palmer High School
    • 2004-2002 Assistant  Varsity Coach-Wasson High School

Playing Experience:

    • 2002-2001 University of Southern Colorado-Pueblo
    • 2001-2000 Match Point Volleyball Club 18’s
    • 2000-1999 Pikes Peak Volleyball Club 17’s

Candace Zane
candacezane@gmail.com

Education

  • Southwest Baptist University-Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Management, Minor in Business Administration
  • ThunderRidge High School 1998-2002

Coaching Experience

  • 2015 Colorado Volleyball Association 15 Navy Co Head Coach
  • 2014 Colorado Volleyball Association 15 Navy Assistant Coach
  • 20012-20013 Colorado Volleyball Association 12 Navy Head Coach
  • 2011 Colorado Performance 13UA Assistant Coach
  • 2009-2010 Colorado Performance 15PTH Assistant Coach

Playing Experience

  • 4 Year High School Experience – 3  Years Varsity
  • 4 Year College Experience – 2 Year Captain
  • 4 year MIAA Academic Honor Roll
  • 1st in Career Service Aces
  • 4th in Sets Played
  • 6th in Career Assists
  • 2 Year Club at HRCA VBC
  • 3 Year Club at Boulder Volleyball Club

Judy Peer | Kirk Rowland
asst: Breanne VanDegriend | Kevin Marquis


Judy Peer
judypeer@yahoo.com

Education

  • 1996 Master of Arts, Physical Education (Administration), University of Northern Colorado

  • 1989 Master of Science, Engineering Management, California State University-Northridge

  • 1986 Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, United States Air Force Academy

Qualifications

  • 2002 Rocky Mountain Region Female Coach of the Year

  • 2003 USAV National Club Director of the Year

  • USA Women's Junior/Youth National Team Coaching staff - 2000, 2001, 2002

  • People To People Head Coach - July 2001 - France and Italy tour; People To People Head Coach - July 2000 - Australia and New Zealand tour

  • 14 Years Colorado Juniors Head Coach and club director
    • 18's 2000 - 18 Club Crossroads champions
    • 15's 2001 - 11th 15 OPEN at USAV Nationals
    • 16's 2002 - 17th 16 OPEN at USAV Nationals
    • 17's 2003 - 26th 17 OPEN at USAV Nationals
    • 17's 2004 - 13th 17 National Club at USAV Nationals
    • 18Judy 2005 - 3rd RMR Regionals
    • 18's 2006 - 25th 18 Open at USAV Nationals, region champs
    • 18 Peer 2007 - 5th RMR Regionals
    • 15Peer 2008 - region champs, 18th USAV Nationals
    • 16Peer 2009 - 22nd USAV Nationals, regional runner's up
    • 16peer 2010 -- 9th USAV Nationals, region champs
    • 17peer 2011 -- 30th 17OPEN USAV Nationals
    • 16peer 2012 -- 13th 16Open USAV Nationals
    • 17Jude 2013 -- 5th 17Open USAV Nationals
    • 17Judith 2014 - 17American National champions
    • 16Peer 2015 - 18th 16Open USAV Nationals
    • 17Peer 2016 -
  • Eight years Colorado Springs Volleyball Club (Matchpoint) Assistant – 19 All Region selections, 3 All Americans, 5 USA Junior National appearances. Key responsibilities: conditioning, training, statistics and recruiting
  • U.S. Air Force Volleyball Assistant Coach
  • U.S. Armed Forces Volleyball Assistant Coach
  • 4 years Director of Compliance U.S. Air Force Academy – 27 NCAA intercollegiate sports
  • 3 years Camp coach and Co-director Colorado Springs Volleyball Club
  • 4 years Assistant Swimming Coach at U.S. Air Force Academy – back to back NCAA National Championships (1995, 1996)
  • 4 years physical education instructor – volleyball, wallyball, swimming, water survival, tennis, weight training and aerobic

Personal

  • 3 time All Air Force and All Armed Forces volleyball player
  • 11 time NCAA All American swimmer – U.S. Air Force Academy
  • 13 years USA Volleyball Junior National Referee
  • Mountain West Conference, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Sun Belt Conference, and North Central Conference Volleyball Official

Kirk Rowland
karrmrusav@comcast.net

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Recreation Administration
Fort Lewis College, Durango CO

Volleyball Coaching Experience

  • Colorado Juniors Head Coach 16’s; 2015-present
  • Colorado Volleyball Association (CVA) Head Coach 16’s; 2012-2015
    • USAV Junior Nationals 2012-2015
    • 2nd Big South JNQ 2015
    • 1st Far Western JNQ 2014
    • 1st Colorado Crossroads JNQ 2013
    • 1st Colorado Crossroads JNQ 2012
  • Colorado Performance Head Coach 13’s, 15’s, 16’s; 2005-2011
    • USAV Junior Nationals 15’s, 16’s 2009-2011
    • USAV Junior Nationals 16’s 2011
    • 1st Colorado Crossroads 16’s JNQ 2010
    • USAV Junior Nationals 15s 2009
    • Regional Champions 2006
  • American Sports Organization (ASO) Head Coach 14’s, 15’s; 2003-2005
    •  USAV Junior Nationals 15’s 2005
    •  USAV Junior Nationals 14’s 2004
  • Match Point Volleyball Club Head Coach 13’s; 2001-2003
  • USAV Junior Nationals 13’s 2003
  • Boulder Volleyball Club Head Coach 15’s, 16’s, 17’s; 1996-2000
  • USAV Junior Nationals 17’s 2000
  • USAV Junior Nationals 15’s 1998
  • Colorado Foothills Volleyball Club Head Coach 18’s, 16’s; 1991-1996
  • USAV Junior Nationals 16’s 1996
  • Volleyball Festival 18’s, 16’s
  • Columbine High School Varsity Coach 1996
  • Machebeuf High School Varsity Coach 1995; Assistant Coach 1993-1994
  • 3rd CHSAA State Championship 1995
  • Golden High School Assistant Coach 1992
  • Summit Sports Volleyball Club Head Coach 18’s; 1990-1991

Volleyball Clinics & Certifications

  • Various Summer Colorado Juniors Clinics 2015
  • Air Force Coaching Clinic 2015
  • DU, CSU, Air Force, West Virginia Coaching Clinics 2014
  • DU, CSU Coaching Clinics 2013
  • IMPACT Certification 1997
  • Kaepa Gold Medal Coaches Clinic - Regis University 1997
  • Reebok Gold Medal Coaches Clinic - University of Colorado 1994
  • USAV/CAP and ACEP Coaching Clinic and Level I Certification 1992
  • AVCA National Coaches Clinic - Albuquerque NM 1992

Official & USAV-Rocky Mountain Region Positions

  • USAV-RMR Office Manager 1995-2000
  • USAV-RMR Executive Board Member, Junior Coordinator 1993-1999, 2009 to present
  • USAV-RMR Advisory Board Member, Junior Girls Representative 1992-1995
  • USAV-RMR Regional Official 1997 to present
  • USAV-RMR Provisional Official 1990-1997
  • USAV-RMR Scorekeeper 1991-1996
  • Various USAV-RMR Committee Positions (Seeding, Format, Handbook, Junior Committee)
  • Colorado Volleyball Officials Association 1989-1992, 2000, 2003 to present
  • CHSAA State Official 2006 to present
  • CHSAA State Girls Volleyball Tournament Scorekeeper Assigner 1994 to present

Volleyball Club Positions

  • Colorado Volleyball Association 2012-2015 (Travel, Registration)
  • Colorado Performance Board Member 2005-2010 (Various Duties)
  • ASO Volleyball Club 2003-2005 (Director, Travel, Registration)
  • Match Point Volleyball Club 2001-2003 (Bookkeeper, Travel, Registration)
  • Boulder Volleyball Club Board Member 1996-2000 (Travel, Registration, President, Uniforms)
  • Colorado Foothills Board Member 1994-1996 (Various Duties)
Other
  • Recreation Program Specialist - City of Lafayette 1993-1995, 2000-2002
  • Recreation Program Specialist - City of Louisville 1991-1993
  • NCAA Football Assistant Coach - Fort Lewis College 1989
  • NCAA Football Player - Fort Lewis College 1984-1988

Kevin Marquis
kevin@coloradojuniors.com

Education

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney -- bachelor of arts, Secondary Education Social Science
  • Wayne State College -- Master of Sciences, Sports Administration

Coaching

  • Univ of South Dakota -- assistant coach June 2004-July 2008
  • Camp director
    • summer 2004-08 Univ of South Dakota
    • Summer 2003-04 Iowa Western Community College
  • Club
    • 2008-Present  Lead Coach - Colorado Juniors (Private Lessons, Camp Instuctor, Middle School & High School Leagues, Development League, Rookies League)
    • 2008-Present  Head Coach - Colorado Juniors 18 Kevin
    • 2009-Present  Assistant Coach - Colorado Juniors 17 Peer
    • 2008-2009     Assistant Coach - Colorado Juniors 15 JJ
    • 2009-Present  Head Coach - Colorado Juniors Development League - 2009 League Champions
  • Camp instructor
    • 2006-present Creighton University
    • 2004-2008  University of South Dakota
    • 2003-04 Wayne State College
    • 2003-2004  Iowa Western Community College
    • 2002-04 Briar Cliff University
    • 1998-2002 Northeast Community College
    • 1996 Univ Nebraska at Kearney
    • 2004-Present   Satellite Camp Director:  Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota & Minnesota
    • 2008-Present Colorado Juniors
  • High Head Coach
    • 2001-2004 Roncalli Catholic HS
    • 1998-1999 Norfolk Catholic HS
  • Playing
    • 1997-2005  Bonzi Volleyball Club (Omaha, NE)
    • 2006-2008  Red Dawn Volleyball Club (Omaha, NE)
    • 1996-Present Indoor, Outdoor & Sand Volleyball Tournaments (Open and AA Divisions)

Matt Bledig | Ashley Phelps
asst: Hannah Walker | Morgan Evans

Matt Bledig
mattb@coloradojuniors.com

Coaching Experience
Club:
                Colorado Juniors – Monument, CO - Full time lead coach
                2012 - 14M - 7th 14Open USAV Nationals and Region Champs
                2012 - 13L - 29th 13National USAV Nationals and Region/JNQ Champs
                2011 - 14M - 21st 14Open USAV Nationals and 4th 15’s Region Championship
                2011 - 13L - 27th 13National USAV Nationals and JNQ Champs
                2010 - 14M - 25th 14Open USAV Nationals and Region Champs
                2010 - 13L - 5th Asics Nationals - 14s division and 5th in JNQ
                2009 - 16M - 2nd Asics Nationals - 17s division and Region Champs
                2009 - 15S - 26th 15Open USAV Nationals and JNQ Champs
                Court Masters – Dubuque, IA
                2007 - Head Coach - 16-1 - top 4 in Iowa Region
                2003 and 2004 - Assistant Coach - 18-1 - qualified for nationals both seasons
                Iowa Rockets – Iowa City, IA
                2002 -  Head Coach 18-1, Assistant Coach 15-1 - qualified for nationals
                2001 -  Head Coach 17-1, Assistant Coach 14-1 - qualified for nationals
College:
                Assistant Coach - University of Wisconsin Platteville, 2006 & 2007
                Assistant Coach - Clarke College, 2002 (Dubuque, IA)
High School:
                Assistant Coach - Air Academy, 2009-Current (Colorado Springs, CO)
                Assistant Coach - Wasson High School, 2008 (Colorado Springs, CO)
                Assistant Coach - Iowa City Regina, 2001 (Iowa City, IA)
Summer Camps Coach:
                Colorado Juniors VBC, Pine Creek, Air Academy, Cheyenne Mountain
                University of Wisconsin Madison – named coach of the week by Pete Waite
                University of Wisconsin Platteville, Washington University St. Louis
                Michigan State University, University of Minnesota
Playing Experience
Clarke College 2003 & 2004 (Dubuque, IA)
                Left side in 03 and setter/team captain in 04
                Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association - academic all conference
University of Iowa 1999-2002 (Iowa City, IA)
                Left side and Setter
                Treasurer in 99, Vice President in 01 & 02
                Hawkeye Spring Fling MVP in 02
Shoreline VBC 1997-1999 (Lake Forest, IL)
                Left side and setter
Niles North High School 1996-1999 (Skokie, IL)
                Middle and left side


Morgan Evans
morgan.evans@live.com

Education
- Honors Graduate from Colorado Springs Christian School
-Freshman at university of Colorado Colorado Springs
-Sports management Major
Coaching Experience
-Coach at CSCS Elementary and middle school Intermural volleyball, basketball and track leagues
-Head Coach Colorado Juniors Development Program
-Coach at Colorado Juniors Rookies program and middle school clinics

Playing Experience
            -CSCS HS 
                        -4 year varsity Letterman
                        -2010 Most Valuable Player
                        - captain as a Junior and Senior
                        -2010-2o12 top setter in 3a for assists               
                        -3x Gazette First team 
                        -3a State Champions 2009
                        - 3a State Top Ten Finalists 2010-2012
                        -Tri-peaks league player of the year 2012
                        -All-state player 2012                                                   
            -Colorado Juniors 13’s-18’s
                        -13’s,15’s,16’s,17’s,18s Co-captain
-Qualified for Junior Olympic Championships twice             
-Rocky mountain Region All region selection 2010 and 2011

Hannah Walker

Volleyball Career:

College: New Mexico State University

  • Redshirt Senior Year (Fall 2014):

Team Captian
                Starting Libero
                All Tournament Team (New Hampshire preseason tournament)
                Finished 2nd in WAC Regular Season Play

  • Senior Year (Fall 2013):

                WAC Regular Season and Tournament Champions
                NCAA Tournament Bid
                (Received medical redshirt due to injury)

  • Junior Year (Fall 2012):

Starting Libero/DS
                WAC Tournament Champions
                NCAA Tournament Bid
College: University of Colorado at Boulder

  • Played Libero and DS both Freshman and Sophomore seasons before transferring to NMSU

USA Volleyball

  • Competed in the USA Volleyball High Performance Program A2 Team Level (2007 – 2012)
  • Libero for the Rocky Mountain Region High Performance Team at the USA VB Championship

Club: Colorado Juniors Volleyball Club

  • Qualified for USA Volleyball Junior Olympics (JO’s) every year (15s - 18s)
  • Named to All Rocky Mountain Region Team 18s year
  • Placed 9th at JO’s 18s year

High School: Colorado Springs Christian High School

  • 1 of 4 to make varsity as a freshman
  • Starter for 3 years
  • Four State Championship titles
  • Team Captain Junior & Senior year
  • All Tournament Team – Grandview Invitational
  • All State Team, Named Prep Volleyball’s Senior Ace

Coaching Experience:
Rampart High School – JV Coach (Current)
Texas A&M University Kingsville -- 2nd assistant coach
Diamond Backs Volleyball Club -- 14 Black Head Coach
Colorado Juniors Volleyball Club -- 14s Assistant Coach


 

Tammy King | Malcolm Grimes
asst: Kristen Sciacca | Katie Maguire

Tammy King
tam.king6@gmail.com

Education
-High Honors Graduate from Liberty High School
-Freshman at Metropolitan State University of Denver
-Accounting and Event Management Major

Coaching Experience
-Coach at Liberty High School Summer League and Future Lancer Clinics
-Head Coach of The Classical Academy’s Freshmen boys team 2011
-Head Coach Colorado Juniors Development Program
-Coach at Colorado Juniors Rookies program and middle school clinics

Playing Experience
            -Liberty HS
                        -4 year varsity starter
                        -3 time team Most Valuable Player
                        -Co-captain as a senior
                        -Name to First Team All conference twice
            -Club Stellar 12’s, 13’s, 14’s, 15’s
                        -Co-Captain all four years
                        -Qualified for Junior Olympic Championships 3 out of 4 years
            -Colorado Juniors 16’s, 17’s, 18’s
                        -18’s Co-captain
-Qualified for Junior Olympic Championships all 3 years (twice in open)

Personal Achievements
-RMR All Region Selection every year of club
- 2011 Colorado Juniors C.L.U.B. award recipient
-2 time varsity letter for Liberty HS Tennis
-Qualified for State Tennis- first time in Liberty school history


Malcolm Grimes
mal@coloradojuniors.com

Education

  • Master of Science, Teleprocessing Science, University of Southern    Mississippi, 1988
  • Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, Virginia Military Institute, 1979

Coaching Experience

  • 1985-1987, Asst Coach, USAF Academy Women, Colorado
  • 2003, Asst Coach, All Air Force Women  (Interservice Gold Medal)
  • 2003, Asst Coach, All Air Force Men (Interservice Silver Medal)
  • 2003, Asst Coach, All Armed Forces Women (Catania, Italy)
  • 2005, Asst Coach, All Air Force Women (Interservice Silver Medal)
  • 2005, Asst Coach, All Air Force Men (Interservice Gold Medal)
  • 2005, Head Coach, All Armed Forces Women (Gold Medal, US Open “A”)
  • 2006, Head Coach, All Air Force Women (Interservice Gold Medal)
  • 2006, Asst Coach, All Air Force Men (Interservice Silver Medal)
  • 2007, Head Coach, All Air Force Women (Interservice Gold Medal)
  • 2007, Asst Coach, All Air Force Men (Interservice Gold Medal)
  • 2007, Head Coach, All Armed Forces Women (Hyderabad, India)
  • 2007, Head Coach, Dig It! Alabama 17 Black
  • 2008, Head Coach, Dig It! Alabama 14 Black
  • 2009, Founder, Capital City Juniors (CCJ) Volleyball Club
  • 2009, Head Coach, CCJ 15 Black (Regional Champions)
  • 2009, CCJ Coaches’ Coordinator
  • 2010, Head Coach, CCJ 14 Black
  • 2011, Head Coach, CCJ 14 Black
  • 2011, Head Coach, CCJ 12 White
  • 2012, Head Coach, CCJ 15 Black

Playing Experience

  • 1986 & 1987, All Air Force Men’s Volleyball Team
  • 1987, All Armed Forces Men’s Volleyball Team
  • 1987-2000, Various Air Force Base Volleyball Teams
  • 2000-2009, Montgomery Volleyball Club
  • 2010-2012, Minnesota Masters Volleyball Team

Certifications

  • 2001, USA Volleyball National Scorekeeper
  • 2001-2006, Referee/Scorekeeper Chair, Bayou Region VB Association
  • 2003, USA Volleyball National Referee
  • 2005, International Scorekeeper
  • 2006, PAVO National Referee

 

Kristen Sciacca

Education

  • Bachelors in Leadership Communication-- University of Colorado, Colorado Springs 2014
  • Masters in Elementary Education-- University of Northern Colorado 2015
  • Currently Teaches First Grade at Monument Academy (2015- Present)

Playing Experience

  • 2006-2010-- Lewis Palmer High School
    • 2008-- Final Four, All State Team
    • 2009-- State Runner Up, All State Team
  • 2010-2012-- Fresno State
  • 2013-2014-- UCCS
    • RMAC third team All Conference
    • Ranked 11th in D2 for hitting percentage

Coaching Experience

  • 2015- Present-- Monument Academy Head Coach
    • 2nd place in the CCAL (First year in a league)
    • Runs Summer and preseason camps
    • A, B, and C Teams
  • 2012-2013-- Head Coach Colorado Classix 15-2's

Katie Maguire
email

Education:
Bachelor of Arts- Organizational/Strategic Communication, University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Masters of Arts- Clinical Counseling May 2017, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Playing Experience:
Arkansas Tech University -Medical Redshirt
--- Great American Conference Champions

University of Colorado Colorado Springs -Libero/DS Volleyball 2012-2015
Starting Libero as a freshman
Lead team in digs 2012
SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Digs per set in RMAC: 4th (4.05 in 2012)
Team Captain Senior Year

Colorado Juniors 14’s-18’s (2007-2011)
--- 5 year starting Libero/DS
--- 4 year team captain
--- 2010/2011 Junior National bid winner
--- 2009- RMR Regionals-All Region
--- 2010- RMR Regionals-All Region
--- 2011-1st 18Club Crossroads - National bid to JO's

Colorado Springs Christian High School
--- 4 Year Varsity Starter
--- 3 Year State Champions 2007, 2008, 2009
 
Coaching Experience
CSCS Summer Camps
UCCS Volleyball Camps (2012-2013)
Colorado Classix Volleyball Club Assistant Coach

Kevin Marquis and Matt Bledig
(lead coaches)

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Malia Sagiao morgan evans Malcolm Grimes
Tara Hittle Lydia Bartalo Daisy Schltz
Kirk Rowland Michaela Putnicki Nicole Mack
Mariah Evans Abby Skrastins  

Bill Peer | Morgan Broekhuis | Alex Bledig | Laura Martin

Bill Peer
billpeer@yahoo.com

Education

  • 1986 Master of Arts in Computer Resources Management, Webster University
  • 1976 Master of Arts in Sports Administration, Ohio State University
  • 1975 Bachelor of Sciences in Education, Ohio State University

Qualifications

  • 2003 USAV National Club Director of the Year
  • People To People Head Coach - July 2001 - France and Italy tour
  • People To People Head Coach - July 2000 - Australia and New Zealand tour
  • 17 years Colorado Juniors Coach/Club director
    • 17's National Champions USA Junior National 2005 and RMR Region Champs
    • 18th 18Open - 2009 USAV Junior Nationals and RMR region champs
    • 23rd 16 Open - 2007 USAV Junior national championships and region champs
    • 27th 18 Open - 2008 USAV Junior National Championships
    • 3rd 16 Club -- 2000 USAV Junior National Championships and RMR region champs
    • 19th 17 Open -- 2001 USAV Junior National Championships
    • 23rd 18 Open -- 2002 USAV Junior National Championships
    • 3rd 16 Club -- 2003 USAV Junior National Championships
    • 31st 17 Open -- 2010 USAV Junior Nationals and RMR region champs
    • 19th 16 Open -- 2011 USAV Junior Nationals and RMR region champs
    • 19th 18 Open -- 2012 USAV Junior Nationals and RMR region champs
    • 7 All-Americans at USAV Nationals
    • 32 All-Region players
  • USAV Coaching Accreditation Program (CAP), Level III
  • 35 years USAV National Referee and National Scorekeeper
  • 11 years Head Women’s Volleyball Coach and Assistant Professor United States Air Force Academy. NCAA top twenty all 11 years. 349-147 record, 1 final four appearance, two conference championships, 6 All-Americans, Olympia Award winner and 2 post-graduate scholars. 84% grad rate.
  • Founded "Premier" volleyball tournament.
  • Director USAFA volleyball camps 10 years
  • 3 years-assistant Men’s Volleyball Coach Ohio State University, 3 NCAA final fours
  • Assistant Coach AIAW National Champion Utah State
  • 6 years Head Coach U.S. Air Force and Armed Forces Volleyball teams
    • air force women's coach
      • armed forces championships -- 6 gold medals
      • 2 CISM games
      • USAV Nationals silver medal
    • Air force men's coach
      • armed forces championships -- 5 gold medals, 1 silver
      • 3 CISM games
      • USAV Nationals bronze medal
  • 6 years Cadre Coaching Staff USA Women, San Diego training site
  • Spearheaded organization and coaching of Colorado Springs Volleyball Club (Matchpoint). 23 all-region, 5 All-Americans, 47 collegiate scholarship recipients.
  • 44 years Director of collegiate and private volleyball camps

Personal

  • Five year member on Board of Directors USA Volleyball
  • 35 years National Referee, USA Volleyball; Mountain West, Western Athletic Conference, Sun Belt Conference and North Central official
  • 19 years Colorado/Wyoming Region Executive Board of Directors

Morgan Broekhuis

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2013
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Colorado Colorado Springs 2016

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

Professional Volleyball Player 2014-2015
        Volley Murcia-Spain
        Rabita Baku- Azerbaijan
University of Nebraska Volleyball 2010-2013
        Team Captain 2013
        NCAA Omaha Regional All-Tournament Team 2012
                Big Ten Conference Champions 2011
        All-Mideast Region Team 2011
        Honorable Mention All-American 2011
        Honorable Mention All-Big Ten 2011
        Ameritas Player’s Challenge All-Tournament Team 2011,2012
        MCM Lobo Classic All-Tournament Team MVP 2011
        Big 12 Conference  Champions 2010
        Big 12 All-Freshman Team 2010
        Big 12 All-Newcomer Team 2010
        Academic All-Big Ten 2011,2012,2013
        Nebraska  Distinguished  Scholar-Athlete 2012,2013
Colorado Springs Christian High School
4 Year Varsity Starter
4 Year State Champions 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
State Tournament MVP 2007, 2008, 2009
ESPN Rise National High School Player of the Year 2009
Gatorade Player of the Year in Colorado 2008,2009
USA Junior National Team 2009
AVCA High School All-American 2009
Colorado Juniors 2005-2009

Sand Volleyball
University of Nebraska  Sand Team 2013
Defeated No. 1 USC
Ranked 6th nationally

COACHING EXPERINCE
Nebraska Volleyball Camps 2010-2013
Colorado Juniors Camps/ Clinics


Laura Martin
volleylaura@aol.com

Personal

  • CSCS high school graduate
  • Elementary Education/English Major from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • Third Grade Teacher at Sunrise Elementary in Widefield (7 years)

Volleyball Experience

  • Colorado Juniors Coach (11th year)
  • 2014 -13-1Team
  • 2013 -13-1Team
    • Qualified for USA Junior National Championships, RMR Regional Champs
  • 2012 -13-1Team
    • Qualified for USA Junior National Championships
  • 2011 -13-1Team
    • Qualified for USA Junior National Championships
  • 2010 -13-1Team
    • Qualified for USA Junior National Championships
  • 2009 -13-1Team
    • Qualified for USA Junior National Championships
  • 2008 - 13-1 team
    • 2nd in rmr 13's
    • qualified for USA Junior National championships
  • 2007 - 13-1 team
  • 2006 - 17-1 team
  • 2005 - 13-1 team
  • 2004 - 17-1 team, Junior National Champions
  • Libero/ DS on UCCS Volleyball team 2004-2008
  • Played club volleyball for 6 years
  • Varsity player in high school 2000-2003
  • Coaching UCCS and Co Jr. Summer camps
  • Mesa Ridge HS JV coach/Varsity assistant 2009, 2010, 2011

Personal Achievements

  • RMAC All Academic Team 2006
  • UCCS Team captain 2006
  • Varsity starter as a freshman in high school
  • Junior Nationals 1999, 2001, 2002
  • State tournament 2000-2003
  • All state tournament 2003
  • MVP at CSCS 2003
  • Female Athlete of the Year at CSCS 2004

Alex Bledig
alex.wood1313@gmail.com

Education:
Chaparral High School – 2004 - 2008 
Math major at University of Colorado at Colorado Spring 
 
Volleyball Experience:
4 years high school experience 3  years in varsity
State Runner up 5A - 2005
4 Years Club at Colorado Performance
Best finish at Junior Olympics - 9th
 
Volleyball Achievements: 
3 year varsity letter
2005 Districts, regionals Champions, State Runner Up
2006 District Champions
2007 All Conference
2007 All State Team  
2010 2nd Team All-Conference RMAC

Coaching Achievements:
Camps 2004 – Present
2010-2011 – Assistant Coach 14’s
2012- JV Coach at Manitou High School
2012 – Head Coach 15’s


 


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