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Leadership Team

Mountain View Volleyball Club is one of the premier volleyball clubs in the Nation. Since opening, MVVC has garnered over 20 medals in National tournaments and helped dozens of athletes continue on to play collegiately. 

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Mike Rubin

Co-Founder, MVVC Girls Club Director, and Power League Coach

As the Girls Club Director, Mike focuses on supporting the girl's program’s coaches and players. As a founder of MVVC, he is directly involved with all aspects of MVVC.

  • Teacher at Saint Francis High School 

  • San Jose Mercury Coach of the Year 3 times (2015, 2012, 2008)

  • CCS Honor Coach 2x (boy’s 2008, girl’s 2017)

  • Bronze Medal at BJNC 2004

  • Coached over 80 NCAA collegiate players

 

mikerubin@mvvclub.com

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Brian Wahl

Co-Founder, Club Director, Finances-Payments, Registrations

Brian’s responsibilities include the organization and tracking of the club’s budgets, schedules, and registrations. Focuses on an overview of all MVVC programs.​

Teacher at Saint Francis High School. 15 years of coaching experience.

brianwahl@mvvclub.com

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Jonah Carson

Boys Club Director & Power League Coach

As the Boys Club Director, Jonah is directly involved with all aspects of MVVCs boys programs including Youth and Power League teams including supporting the program’s coaches, players, and families.

  • Teacher and Boys Varsity Head Coach at Saint Francis Francis High School (Mountain View, CA). 2018 CCS Honor Coach and CCS Champions (2017, 2021, 2022)

  • 20+ years of coaching experience​

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

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

  • 15+ Years of involvement with USA Volleyball including being both a Head and Assistant Coach of different age group National Teams and camps including Head Coach of the Men's Junior National Team. 

  • Gold Medal - 18 Open - USA Junior National Championships (2019)

  • Bronze Medal - 17 Club - USA Junior National Championships (2015)

  • Coached 10 AVCA Division III All-Americans including National Player of the Year (2008, Bryan Shires) and Newcomer of the Year (2010, Salvatore La Cavera)​

jonahcarson@mvvclub.com

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Lake Merchen

MVVC Sand Director and Power League Coach

​As the Sand Director, Lake is responsible for developing and implementing all aspects of the MVVC Sand Volleyball Program.  His role is focused on supporting all coaches, players, and families involved in the Fall, Spring, and Summer programs.

  • 9 Years of Coaching at MVVC (2015 - Present)

  • MVVC Sand Volleyball Club Director (2017-Present)

  • Girls Varsity Volleyball Head Coach at Saint Francis High School

    • WCAL, CCS, and NorCal Champions (2022)

    • 2022 CIF State Open Division Runner-Up, 34-1 Record

  • Former Girls Varsity Volleyball Head Coach at Aptos High School

    • 2019 CIF State Champions

  • Girls Indoor and Beach Volleyball Assistant Coach at West Valley College (2020-2023)

    • 2021 CCCAA State Championships Runner-Up

    • 3x Coast Conference Champions

  • Silver Medal - Girls AAU Championships 17 Aspire (2021)

  • Bronze Medal - GJNC - 17 Patriot (2022)

  • Bronze Medal - BJNC - 16 Open (2023)

  • 4-Year Starter at UC Santa Cruz

    • Holds All-Time Record for Kills and Aces

    • 2x AVCA 1st Team All-American (2016, 2017)

lake@mvvclub.com

Will Yuen

Girls 15+ Assistant Director and Power League Coach

As the Assistant Director of the Girls Club, Will focuses on developing the high school-aged teams, their players, and coaches. 

  •  25+ years of coaching experience

  •  2005-2012 Assistant Coach, Santa Clara University

    • 2005 Women’s Division I Final- Four Appearance

    • 2 West Coast Conference Championships

  •  2011-2017, 2003-2007 Head Coach, Archbishop Mitty Men’s Program

    • CIF, CCS, WCAL Men’s Titles in 2011

  •  2000-2005 Assistant Coach, Archbishop Mitty Women’s Program

    • CCS & CIF State Championship Titles in 2001, 2003, 2004

will@mvvclub.com

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Bryan Shires

Social Media and Outreach, Girls 18-Red Coach

In addition to coaching, Bryan will continue to manage the MVVC’s social media.

• 2015 JNC Silver Medal 14-Open

• 2013 JNC Bronze Medal 14-Open

• Earned open bid with every Boy’s team

• NCAA DIII National Player of the Year in 2008 playing at UC Santa Cruz (3 Time All- American)

 

shires@mvvclub.com

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Tyler Rigg

Girls 14U Assistant Director and Power League Coach

As the Assistant Director of the Girls Club, Tyler focuses on developing the middle school-aged teams, their players, and coaches.

  • Current Archbishop Mitty High School Varsity Coach

  • 2023 AAU Girls Nationals Bronze Medal (15’s)

  • 2022 CCS D1 Gold w/ Branham High School

  • 2022 AAU Girls Nationals Bronze Medal (15’s)

  • 2022 AAU Boys Nationals Bronze Medal (15’s)

  • 2021 CCS D1 Gold w/ Branham High School

  • 2019 USA Boys Nationals Gold Medal (18’s)

  • 2018 USA Girls Nationals Bronze Medal (16’s)

  • 2017 USA Boys Nationals Bronze Medal (16’s)

  • Valley Christian High School Varsity Coach (2012-2016)

tylerrigg@mvvclub.com

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Josh Sullivan

Boys 14U Assistant Director and Power League Coach

As the Boy's Assistant Director, Josh is overseeing the Youth League as well as the 14U teams to help develop players and coaches.

  • 9 years coaching at MVVC

  • 1 year Saint Francis Girls JV Head Coach (2023)

  • 3 years Mt. View High School Varsity Head Coach (2017-2019)

jsully@mvvclub.com

Meet the Program Managers

Wendy Bockholt

Lead Program Manager, Human Resources

As Lead Program Manager, Wendy provides oversight for all programs at MVVC and manages the program management team. She also handles the human resources aspects of MVVC for coaches, including payroll, ConnecTeam, and scheduling.

wendy@mvvclub.com

Nicole Shires

Girls Power and Premier and Boys Power Program Manager

Resource for all Girls Power and Premier and Boys Power programs.  Handles registration questions, uniform issues, and tournament registration.

nicole@mvvclub.com

Mary Kate Wahl

Program Manager for Boys and Girls Youth League / Camps and Clinics

Mary Kate is the lead on administrative duties for the Boys and Girls Youth League programs, including registration and uniform issues.  She also assists with our  Camps and Clinics registrations and waitlist management.

mkwahl@mvvclub.com

Brooke Burgos

Private Lessons, Camps and Clinics, and Travel Coordinator

Brooke (with Wendy) manages Private Lesson scheduling, and our MVVC-sponsored small group clinics planning.  She is also the resource for Tournament Travel for coaches and families. She is also the primary contact for Camps and Clinics registrations and waitlist management.

brooke@mvvclub.com

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