MVVC is committed to being the best. Our staff takes the responsibility of coaching seriously and have a proven history of success to show for their hard work.

Each of our coaches is IMPACT certified for coaching.

Coaching staff has a combined:

• 15 Boys Medals at Junior National Championships
• 6 CCS Championships and 2 NorCal Championships
9 years of average coaching experience
50+ years of collegiate coaching experience
USA Pipeline and College coaching experience
Boys Club
Coaches

Jonah Carson

Boys Club Director, Boys 18 Red Head Coach, Recruiting Coordinator

20 years coaching experience

2010-2013, Asst. Coach, Pacific, Stockton, CA

2004-2010, Head Coach, University of California, UC Santa Cruz

15 Years involvement with USA Volleyball including Head Coach Men's Junior National Team; assistant coach with both the Mens' Junior and Boys' Youth National Teams, Lead Coach for HP Championships and Holiday Camps, and High Performance Pipeline Mentor Coach

Current Varsity Head Coach at St. Francis High School (Mt. View)

2019 Junior National Gold medal, 18-Open

2018 CCS Honor Coach

2017 CCS Championship

2014 Junior Nationals, Silver Medal, 17-Club

Coached AVCA Division III National Player of the Year (2008, Bryan Shires) and AVCA Division

Nat'l Newcomer of the Year (2010, Salvatore La Cavera)

Coached 10 AVCA Division III All-Americans

Ben Lynch

18 Red Assistant Coach

7 years coaching at MVVC

Santa Clara Volleyball Alumni

Works at Solarcity when he's not coaching volleyball

Loves having fun and making jokes

  

Adrian Williams

18 Red Assistant Coach

Archbishop Mitty High School Men’s Varsity (2011-2013)
- 2013 CCS Player of the Year 
- 2013 CCS and NorCal Champions
MVVC Player (2011-2013)(16-Red, 17-Red, 18-Red)
Cal Poly Men’s Volleyball (2013-2018)
- Three time NCVF All American
- 2018 NCVF National Championship Runner Up

Paul Leon

Lead Coach, Boys 18 Black Head Coach

Coach Leon, one of MVVC Boy's Lead Coaches, will provide insight and guidance to teams ages 15 - 18.

10 years coaching experience  

Current Head Men's Volleyball Coach at UC Santa Cruz (top 10 NCAA DIII)

Asst. Coach, UCSC Men's Volleyball (2013-2015), NCAA appearances (2013 & 2015)

Team Captain, lead UCSC to CVC conference championship and NCAA bid

First-Team All CVC, team MVP and Second-Team AVCA All-American (2012)

Moni Tautu

18 Black Assistant Coach

12th Year coaching

3rd season with MVVC

10 years Valley Christian Girls Program

(2 yr Frosh HC, 4 yr JV HC, 4 yr Varsity AC)

9 years Valley Christian Boys Program

(4 yr JV HC, 1 yr Varsity AC, 4 yr Varsity HC)

4 years Sand coaching

11 years at Stingray (13-18s as HC)

Todd Hollenbeck

Lead Coach, Boys 17 Red Head Coach

Coach Hollenbeck, one of MVVC Boy's Lead Coaches, will provide insight and guidance to teams ages 15 - 18

12 years coaching experience  

Current Head Men's Volleyball Coach at Menlo College

Assistant Coach USC (2015-2018)

AVCA DIII National Coach of the Year (2015), Head Coach UC Santa Cruz (2010-2015)

2 x Gold Medalist at High Performance Championships

Matt Bright

17 Red Assistant Coach

8 years coaching boys at MVVC
4 years coaching girls at MVVC
2 years coaching at St. Francis
Played volleyball for St. Francis High School, Central Coast Volleyball Club, & St. Mary's College

Eric Pauly

17 Red Assistant Coach

9 Years Coaching

West Valley College, Asst Coach

Saint Francis HS, Varsity Asst Coach

2015-2017 Cabrillo College WVB Asst Coach

2010-2015 UCSC MVB Asst Coach

2015 CCCAA Champions (Cabrillo College)

2014 Boy’s JNC Silver Medal (17 Red)

2013 NCAA Semi-Finals (UCSC)

Played for UCSC Men's Volleyball

Played for Bellarmine College Prep

Jason Dupler

17 Black Head Coach

30 years coaching experience

1st place West Coast Classic 16-Black, 16 USA (2019)

Bronze medal, 14 Black, Boys Junior National Championship (2017)

Qualified for JO’s 12 times

Multiple boys region championships (15s, 16s, 17s)

2017-Present SJCC head coach

2015-16 Gavilan College assistant coach

Finished 5th in State

1995-2014 West Valley College Women’s Head Volleyball Coach

2015 West Valley College Women’s Sand Volleyball Head Coach

2007 SJSU Women Volleyball Recruiting Coordinator

2006 Stanford University Women Volleyball Assistant Coach 

Pac-Ten Champions, Finished Second Nationally D1

Coached for Vision 1996-2007, City Beach 2011-13, Aloha 2013-15

Loves Giants baseball and golfing.

Melisa Randall

17 Black Assistant Coach

Will Yuen

16 Red Head Coach

22 Years coaching

Coached at Mitty- CCS and Norcal champs in 2012

2019 BJNC Bronze medal, 16 Open

2017 BJNC Bronze medal, 16 Open

2 Open Bronze medals at girls JO’s and 3 HS State Championships

Played college volleyball at San Jose State

Big Giants Fan

Tyler Rigg

16 Red Assistant Coach

9th Year coaching

4 year Valley Christian boys head varsity coach

Gold medal 18 Open, Boys 2019 Junior Nationals, assist 18-Red

Bronze medal, 2018 Girls Junior Nationals, 16-Red

Bronze medal, 2017 Boys Junior Nationals, 16 Open

Mitty High School varsity coach 2016

Bronze medal at SCVA Boys Classic 2016

Bronze medal at SCVA Qualifier in 2013

Eric Rowell

16 Red Assistant Coach

10 years coaching

Los Gatos HS Varsity Boy’s Coach 2013-2015

4 year starting setter for NCAA DIII UC Santa Cruz Men’s Team

DIII All American 2010

3 Time Final Four participant

Warriors Fan. Welcome KD!

Jake Landel

16 Black Head Coach

8 Years of coaching

Former Aptos HS Boys Volleyball Head Coach

Assistant Coach UCSC Men's Volleyball (2018-2019)

Played 4 years at UCSC, 2 year Captain, AVCA First Team All-American (2015)

Professional Athlete - Competes on the AVP beach volleyball tour

Josh Sullivan

16 Black Head Coach

4 years coaching

BVAL sophomore of the year

Attending West Valley College

Enjoy fishing

Colleen Fleming

16 Black Assistant Coach

8th year coaching

3rd year coaching with MVVC

Certified Level 2 CrossFit Coach

Played 6 years of competitive volleyball

Played for Archbishop Mitty and Saratoga High School

Played 2 year of Collegiate Softball at West Valley College

Ian Wright

16 White Head Coach

Phil Grote

16 White Assitant Coach

Tyler Hinz

15 Red Head Coach

11 Years coaching

Current Bellarmine College Prep Varsity coach

2016 & 2018 CCS Division 1 champions

2016 Nor-Cal Division 1 Champions

2016 CCS volleyball coach of the year

2016 Volleyball Magazine Boys High School Coach of the Year

Gold medal, Boys 2019 Junior Nationals, 18 Open

Bronze Medal, Boys 2012 Junor Nationals, 18  Open
Bronze Medal, Boys 2004 Junor Nationals, 15  Open

Won two national championships at Cal Baptist University
Collegiate Club All-American with Santa Clara, while attending law school

Lake Merchen

15 Red Assistant Coach

4 Years Coaching 
Current Aptos H.S. Girls Varsity coach 
Current Director of MVVC Sand Program 
4 Year Starter at UC Santa Cruz 
Holds All-Time Kill record at UC Santa Cruz 
2 Time NCAA AVCA D3 First team honors 

Ken Shibuya

15 Red Assistant Coach

Russell Hill

15 Black Head Coach

9 years coaching club volleyball

Assistant Coach, City College of San Francisco Womens (2015-Present)

Assistant Coach, USA HP Select Continental Boys (2018)

Assistant Coach, USA HP Youth A3 (2018)

Assistant Coach, USA HP Future Select (2017)

5th Place, 15 Black, Boys Junior Nationals (2018)

Bronze Medal, 15 Black, Boys Junior Nationals (2017)

Gold Medal, 15 Black, Far Westerns (2015)

Bronze Medal, 15 Black, Far Western (2016, 2017)

Bronze Medal, 15 Red, SCVA Boys Invitational (2014)

Head JV/Assistant Varsity, Homestead High (2010-2013)

Head Coach Freshmen, Bellarmine (2014)

 

Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)



 

Mohammad Nourani

15 Black Assistant Coach

Zachary Mattson

15 White Head Coach

5 years coaching experience MVVC

1 year freshman girls public school

4 years club high school

2012 St Francis champion

Won bronze medal junior year at JO's

Studying child develoment at West Valley

Haakon Ellingboe

15 White Assistant Coach

3 years coaching experience

Bronze Medal, Boys Junior Nationals, 18-Red (2012) 

CCS champion (2012)

Elliot Wang

15 White Assistant Coach

3 years coaching 

Bronze Medal, 15-Open, 2004 Boys Junior National Championships 

Played 4 years club volleyball 

Played 4 years at Mountain View High School

Scott Fontana

14 Red Head Coach

12 years coaching

Gold medal, 15 Red, SCVA West Coast Classic

Silver medal, 14 Black, Boys Junior National Championship (2014)

6 years as Varsity Coach (Westmont / Mitty)

Played club volleyball at Sonoma State (MVP Club Nationals in 2010)

Chipper Baldwin

14 Red Assistant Coach

10 years coaching

Former Assistant Coach Petaluma High School Varsity Girl’s

Former Empire Girl’s Club Coach - 14 Mizuno, 13 Black

Former Head Coach Sonoma State Women’s Club Volleyball DI NCVF

Former Head Coach Sonoma Academy Varsity Girl’s Volleyball

2nd Team All-American NCVF 2008

Captain/President DII Club Volleyball at Sonoma State University 

Christian Menchaca

14 Red Assistant Coach

Alec Skjerven

14 Black Head Coach

3 years Coaching Experience

Assistant Coach, Cal Poly Men’s Volleyball 2018

Silver medal, 2018 College Club Nationals - Division 1

Played 3 years for Cal Poly

Played 1 year of soccer at Cal Poly

Played on MVVC’s first ever team

Loyal Warriors fan!

Kevin Hwang

14 Black Assistant Coach

Director of Endline Volleyball Club 2007 - 2018. First club in that area to qualify teams for GJNC.

Mission San Jose Boys co-head coach 2005 - 2009. First ever league titles and NCS Championship appearance.

Mitty girls varsity assistant 2003, 2004, and girls JV head coach 2005 - 2008. 6 straight CCS championships, Norcal championships, and 3 State championships

Girls head coach at Gunn High School 2009 - 2012. 1 league title and CCS Quarterfinals all 4 years.

Went to GJNC with Vision 18 Blue (2019)

Brooke Burgeos

14 White Co-Head Coach

7 years coaching

3rd year coach at MVVC

Social Media intern during 2018 Summer for MVVC

Played 2 years at West Valley College

Currently a Senior Athlete on the Menlo Volleyball team

Maggie McDonald

14 White Co-Head Coach

4 year varsity starter at Notre Dame Belmont High School 

Competed for Vision Volleyball Club for 8 years 

Attended junior nationals 7/8 times 

Currently a junior student athlete on the Menlo College Wo<image.png>men’s Volleyball Team 

Phil Wang

Lead Coach, Boys 13 Red Head Coach

Coach Wang, one of MVVC Boy's Lead Coaches, will provide insight and guidance to teams 14 and under.

18 years coaching

Bronze medal, 13 Red Boys Junior National Championship (2017)

Bronze medal, 13 Red Boys Junior National Championship (2016)

Bronze medal, 17 Red Open Boys Junior National Championship (2007)

Multiple boys region championships (15s, 16s, 17s)

Current boys jr varsity head coach at St. Francis High School (Mt. View)

Current girls varsity head coach at The King's Academy (5 league championships)

Former boys varsity head coach at The King’s Academy (4 league championships)

Jimmy Ip

13 Red Assistant Coach

8 years of coaching volleyball

Setter and outside hitter for UCD Mens Volleyball

Been playing volleyball for 28 years

CCS champion in badminton

Tina Mai

13 Black Head Coach

Jonathan Schwartz

13 Black Assistant Coach

Travis Register

12 Red Head Coach

11 years coaching

2019 Bronze medal at SCVA Boys Classic

Current Teacher and Head Coach Thornton Jr High 

2014 Assistant. Coach Hartnell Community College

Los Gatos HS Varsity Boy’s Assistant Coach 2008-2012

Played volleyball at Chico State, 2008 D1AA National Championship

2004 CCS Championship

Cooper Diamond

12 Red Assistant Coach

3 Years Coaching experience

Played for Saint Francis and MVVC from 2011-2015 (CCS and Nor Cal Champion)

2014 17-Club Silver Medal

Played for Stevens Institute of Technology from 2015-2019

4 D3 Final Four Appearances, 1 National Championship Appearance

Mauro Salinas

Trainer

8 years coaching

2019 BJNC Bronze medal, 16 Open

2017 BJNC Bronze medal, 16 Open

Led the 13 Red to top 5 finishes at last 2 JO’s

4 Year Started at UC Santa Cruz

D III All-American in 2010

Works at a Bacterial Genetics Lab

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