Girls Coaches

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. In addition, each of our coaches is IMPACT certified for coaching.

Armen Zakarian
18 Red Head Coach

West Valley College Head Coach, Indoor & Beach Volleyball

-  State Championship Runner-Up, WVC Indoor (2021)

-  State-Championship Runner-Up, WVC Beach (2019, 2022)

-  3x Conference Coach of the Year (2019, 2021 Indoor, 2019 Beach)

USA Men’s National Team Asst Coach

-  5th place finish, Pan-American Games, Sr Men’s National Team

USA High Performance Indoor Head Coach - 2010-2016

MVVC Girls 18-Red Coach

-  Dallas Qualifier Gold Medal (2020)

-  Reno Qualifier Gold Medal (2020)

NorCal Girls 18’s Head Coach

-  Reno Qualifier Gold Medal (2021)

Assistant Coach, UC Irvine Men’s VB (2013-15)

- NCAA Semi-Finalists (2015)

UC Santa Barbara Women’s Asst Coach (2008)

Sacramento State Women’s Asst Coach (2009)

Played D1 at UC Santa Barbara (2007 grad)

AAA CBVA Beach Volleyball Rating

Love going to music festivals :)

Bryan Shires
18 Red Assistant Coach

15 Years Coaching -5th Year with 18 Red

2022, 2020 & 2016 GJNC Qualified -18 Red

Spokane Qualifier Gold Medal 2016 - 18 Red
Boys BJNC Open Silver Medal 2015
Boys BJNC Open Bronze Medal 2013
Boys BJNC Open 5th place in 2014 & 2016
NCAA D III National Player of the Year in 2008 playing at UC Santa Cruz (3 Time All- American)Dallas Qualifier Gold Medal 2020 & 2022 - 18 RedReno Qualifier Gold Medal 2020- 18 Red

Shannon Ponce
18 Black Assistant Coach
Jessica Lee
17/18 White Assistant Coach
Hole Nguyen
17/18 Pink Head Coach

4 Years Coaching Youth Boy/Girls at MVVC

4 Years Coaching Girls Primier at MVVC

2 Years Coaching Boys at MVVC

2 Years Coaching High School at Adrian Wilcox

Lake Merchen
17 Red Head Coach

Saint Francis HS Girls Varsity Volleyball Head Coach

NorCal Open Playoffs Runner-up (2021)

Aptos HS Girls Volleyball Head Coach (2018-21)

2020 NorCal and State Champions

West Valley College Indoor and Beach Assistant Coach (2020-Present)

CCCAA State Championships Runner-up (2021)

2021 AAU National Championship - Silver Medal, Head Coach 17 Red

2021 Las Vegas Classic - Gold Medal, Head Coach 17 Red

2022 USAV JNC - Bronze Medal, Head Coach 17 Red

MVVC Sand Volleyball Club Director (2017-Present)

All-time Kills/Aces/Digs Record at UC Santa Cruz

2x AVCA 1st Team All-American

Alex Everett
17 Red Assistant Coach
Spring Wang
17 Black Assistant Coach

Current  Frosh Coach at Harker

1 year San Jose State women’s club team

1 year Head Coach at Notre Dame San Jose

Olivia Li
16 White Assistant Coach

4 Years Coaching Girls Primier at MVVC

Taylor Swayzer
16 Red Assistant Coach

2 Years Coaching High School at Adrian Wilcox

Mapu Sekona
16 Mapu Head Coach
Brooke Lopez
16 Black Assistant Coach
Anne McNeil
15 White Assistant Coach
Josh Lyngar
15 Red Assistant Coach

5 years coaching volleyball

12 years coaching youth sports

Bronze medal, AAU Nationals, 15 Open

Current Head Coach - Frosh Girls & JV Boys, Branham High School

Assistant - Varsity Girls & Boys, Branham High School

CCS Champions 2021

Stephanie Seto
15 Pink Head Coach

11 years coaching experience

Head Coach, MVVC (Youth, Boys, and Girls), 2019 - Current

Head Boys Varsity Coach, Wilcox HS, 2018 - Current

Head Girls JV Coach, Mountain View HS, 2021 - Current

Assist Girls Coach, Menlo College, 2018 - 2019

Head Girls JV Coach/Assist Girls Varsity Coach, Foothill HS, 2013 - 2018

GSAC Champions (Menlo College) - 2019

SCVAL Champions (Wilcox HS) - 2018

EBAL Champions (Foothill HS) - 2018

NCS Second Place (Foothill HS) - 2018

Rachel Lee
15 Black Head Coach

5 years of coaching experience

6 years of club playing experience

4 years of high school experience 

    (6A All-District Setter)

Stephanie Seto
14 White Head Coach

11 years coaching experience

Head Coach, MVVC (Youth, Boys, and Girls), 2019 - Current

Head Boys Varsity Coach, Wilcox HS, 2018 - Current

Head Girls JV Coach, Mountain View HS, 2021 - Current

Assist Girls Coach, Menlo College, 2018 - 2019

Head Girls JV Coach/Assist Girls Varsity Coach, Foothill HS, 2013 - 2018

GSAC Champions (Menlo College) - 2019

SCVAL Champions (Wilcox HS) - 2018

EBAL Champions (Foothill HS) - 2018

NCS Second Place (Foothill HS) - 2018

John Kozak
14 Red Co-Head Coach

12 years coaching volleyball

20+ years coaching youth sports 

2019 BJNC Bronze medal, MVVC 16 Red

2017 BJNC Bronze medal, MVVC 14 Black

2016 BJNC Bronze medal, MVVC 13 Red
Washington HS boys varsity volleyball coach

Silver medal, USAVB Adult Nationals
NCAA Division 1 athlete, Track and Basketball 

Big fan of the A's, Warriors, and Sharks

Lili Palmon
14 Red Assistant Coach
Gino Santos
14 Pink Assistant Coach
Noelle Peterson
13 White Head Coach

Outside Hitter Northern Kentucky University for four years.

Coached youth camps and teams throughout most of my high school, college, and adult life. 

Lover of our two cats (Kali & Tokyo), finding new boba spots, and working out.

Alex Everett
13 Red Head Coach
Leslie Justman
13 Pink Head Coach

3rd Year Coaching at MVVC

Club Volleyball Player in MS & HS in South Bay Area

Played for over 22 years

Head Coach for Girls Varsity B2 Volleyball at Harker MS

Head Coach for Girls Freshman Volleyball at Harker HS

Jillian McHenry
13 Black Assitant Coach
Garrett Woo
12 White Head Coach
Keilli Voss
12 Red Head Coach

2nd year MVVC Coach

Becca Saenz
12 Pink Head Coach

1st year coach at MVVC

Former coach (15s) for Vision Volleyball 

Club Coached at local summer camps and private

Outside hitter in college for 4 years (Division 1)

1st place Junior Nationals, Club Division 18s

7 years playing club volleyball

Adult NCVA league experience

Physician and proud parent of MVVC player

Dave Winn
18 Red Assistant Coach

20+ years coaching Varsity HS Girls volleyball experience

Current Head Varsity Girls Volleyball coach at Mountain View HS

8 time SCVAL League Champion

4 Junior Olympic medals, Back to Back California D1 State Titles at Palo Alto (2010-2011)

2 time San Jose Mercury Coach of the Year

2010 MaxPreps All California Coach of the Year

4 years collegiate wrestler (Stanford)

Dedicated to teaching life lessons through the great sport of volleyball

Tyler Moriarty
18 Black Head Coach

3 Years Coaching

1 year Womens Assistant Coach at Wentworth (MA)

4 Year Starter at Wentworth (MA)

Holds All-Time Assists per Set Record at Wentworth (MA)

First Setter to break the 3000 Assist Club at Wentworth (MA)

Russell Hill
17/18 White Head Coach

10 years coaching club volleyball

Assistant Coach, Menlo College Men's (2019-Present)

Assistant Coach, City College of San Francisco Women's (2015-2018)

Assistant Coach, USA HP Select Continental Boys (2018)

Assistant Coach, USA HP Youth A3 (2018-2020)

Assistant Coach, USA HP Future Select (2017)

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

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

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

Head Coach Freshmen, Bellarmine (2014)


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

Elliot Wang
17/18 White Assistant Coach

6 years coaching

Bronze Medal, 15-Open, 2004

Boys Junior National Championships

Played 4 years club volleyball

Played 4 years at Mountain View High School

Yuma Suwa
17/18 Pink Assistant Coach

2nd Year Coach at MVVC

Over 10 years of Playing Experience 

in Local Leagues and Tournaments

Ryan McLaughlin
17 Red Assistant Coach

2 Years Coaching 
Started at UC Santa Cruz (2015-2018)

CCS and CIF State Champion, CCS MVP, CIF MVP (MVHS 2014)

2022 USAV JNC - Bronze Medal, Assistant Coach 17 Red

Yelena Nash
17 Black Head Coach

12 years of coaching experience (8 yrs USA, 4 yrs International)

Currently an assistant coach & PE teacher at UC Santa Cruz

Coached 3 years at Main Beach Volleyball Club

Coached 5 years at Mizuno Long Beach Volleyball Club

5 years of competitive international volleyball experience

(played for Russian, Serbian, Turkish Clubs, & FIVB)

Played for Azerbaijan Women’s National teams (2003-2008)

(1st place in Azerbaijan Sand Volleyball Championship & 8th place in Indoor World Championship in 2008)

Currently studying for a Master of Science in Physical Education at Azusa Pacific Univ.

Hole Nguyen
16 White Head Coach

4 Years Coaching Youth Boy/Girls at MVVC

4 Years Coaching Girls Primier at MVVC

2 Years Coaching Boys at MVVC

2 Years Coaching High School at Adrian Wilcox

Will Yuen
16 Red Head Coach

25+ years coaching experience
Assistant Coach, Santa Clara University - 2005-2012
Assistant Coach, Archbishop Mitty Women’s - 2000-2005
Head Coach, Archbishop Mitty Men’s - 2003-2006, 2012-2016
Head Coach, Vision Volleyball Club - 1999-2019
Coached 100+ Division I Athletes
USAV BJNC, Bronze Medal, 16 Open - 2019
USAV GJNC, Gold Medal, 16 National - 2017
USAV BJNC, Bronze Medal, 16 Open - 2017
USAV GJNC, Bronze Medal, 17 Open - 2010
USAV GJNC, Bronze Medal, 17 Open - 2009
25+ USAV National Qualifier Open Medals
NCAA Women’s Division I Final Four - 2005
NCAA Women’s Division I Tournament - 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
WCC Champions - 2005, 2008, 2009
CIF State Champions - 2001, 2003, 2004
CIF NorCal Champions - 2012
CCS Champions - 2001, 2003, 2004, 2012


will@mvvclub.com

Elliot Wang
16 Pink Assistant Coach

6 years coaching

Bronze Medal, 15-Open, 2004

Boys Junior National Championships

Played 4 years club volleyball

Played 4 years at Mountain View High School

Russell Hill
16 Black Head Coach

10 years coaching club volleyball

Assistant Coach, Menlo College Men's (2019-Present)

Assistant Coach, City College of San Francisco Women's (2015-2018)

Assistant Coach, USA HP Select Continental Boys (2018)

Assistant Coach, USA HP Youth A3 (2018-2020)

Assistant Coach, USA HP Future Select (2017)

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

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

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

Head Coach Freshmen, Bellarmine (2014)


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

Spring Wang
15 White Head Coach

Current  Frosh Coach at Harker

1 year San Jose State women’s club team

1 year Head Coach at Notre Dame San Jose

Tyler Rigg
15 Red Head Coach

Coach at MVVC 2014-Present

Bronze Medal, 2022 Girls Nationals 15-Red

Bronze Medal, 2022 Boys Nationals  15-Red
Gold medal,  2019 Boys Junior Nationals 18-Red
Bronze medal, 2018 Girls Junior Nationals 16-Red
Bronze medal, 2017 Boys Junior Nationals 16-Red

4 Year Valley Christian Boys Head Varsity Coach

Sydney Rogers
15 Red Assistant Coach

Assistant Coach, USA HP Youth A3 (2018-2020)

Malena Han
15 Pink Assitant Coach
Becca Lee
15 Black Assistant Coach

5 years of club experience

Coached 2 years for Emory University club team,

Gold bracket qualifier at NCVF Nationals

Yuma Suwa
14 White Assistant Coach

2nd Year Coach at MVVC

Over 10 years of Playing Experience 

in Local Leagues and Tournaments

Barbara Kozak
14 Red Co-Head Coach

11 years coaching volleyball
14 years coaching youth sports

Washington HS Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach
Washington HS Boys JV Volleyball Coach
30+ years playing experience
Competed in 12 USA Volleyball Adult Nationals

Juno Guitterrez
14 Pink Head Coach

2nd year coach at MVVC

Coached Fall Youth, Girls 14 Pink

Coached 13 Club (Summer) for 2021 - 2022

Girls JV Assistant Coach at Mountain View High School 

Coached in the Philippines (Middle and High School Varsity)

6 years of playing experience ( leagues and tournaments)

Over 20 years of playing and loving volleyball

Yelena Nash
14 Black Head Coach

12 years of coaching experience (8 yrs USA, 4 yrs International)

Currently an assistant coach & PE teacher at UC Santa Cruz

Coached 3 years at Main Beach Volleyball Club

Coached 5 years at Mizuno Long Beach Volleyball Club

5 years of competitive international volleyball experience

(played for Russian, Serbian, Turkish Clubs, & FIVB)

Played for Azerbaijan Women’s National teams (2003-2008)

(1st place in Azerbaijan Sand Volleyball Championship & 8th place in Indoor World Championship in 2008)

Currently studying for a Master of Science in Physical Education at Azusa Pacific Univ.

Ahnessa Clemente
13 White Assistant Coach
Kelli Walsh Mezzetti
13 Red Assistant Coach
Diana Melendez
13 Black Head Coach
Taylor Boehner
13 Black Assistant Coach
Jojo Robles
12 White Assistant Coach

5 years of coaching experience

2nd year coaching at MVVC

Current Asst. Coach, Leland High School

CCS Champions - 2022

Aubree Lang
12 Red Assistant Coach
Monika Leon
11 White Head Coach

Played for Tsunami Volleyball Club for 3 years