Beth Lemke

Lead Coach for Club & All Skills Academy

Bio:

Beth is a seasoned volleyball coach, with 20 years of club and high school coaching experience. Some of her proudest coaching moments include winning back to back high school state titles while at Northwest Christian and being named Arizona Republic small school coach of the year in 2011.

Beth loves the game of volleyball and is passionate about helping young athletes find that same love for the sport, while having fun improving their game. She also believes that through volleyball many life lessons are learned, including teamwork, respect, camaraderie, time management and how to deal with adversity. Beth’s coaching style focuses on the complete growth process of each player and even though she’s very competitive and wants to win, she doesn’t get caught up in the results. Beth will be our lead coach for Victorium Volleyball. Beth will also lead our weekly All Skills Academy.

Beth is married to Jeff and has 3 grown children – Sarah, Anne and Tom.

Club Coaching Experience:

2017-2016: Club Arrowhead 14N1 Head Coach, finished 25th USAV Jr Nationals in USA Division

2016-2015: Club Arrowhead 13N1 Head Coach, finished 29th USAV Jr Nationals in National Division

2015-2014: Club Arrowhead 17 Open Head Coach

2014-2013: AZ Sky 17 Open Head Coach, finished 12th at USAV Jr. Nationals in American Division

2014-2013: AZ Sky 13R1 Head Coach

2013-2012: AZ Sky 14N1, finished 11th at USAV Jr. Nationals in USA Division

2013: AZ Sky 13R1 Head Coach – Arizona Festival team

2012-2011: AZ Sky 14N1, finished 5th at USAV Jr. Nationals in National Division

2011-2010: AZ Sky 12N2

2007-2002: Grand Canyon Juniors Volleyball Club (Coached 12s, 14Ns & 16Ns)

2002-1998: Agape Volleyball Club (Coached 12s & 14Ns)

High School Coaching Experience:

2013-2009: Northwest Christian High School Varsity Head Coach, 3-2A State championship titles & 1 runner-up state finish (Record 126-32)

2009-2005: Northwest Christian High School JV Head Coach (Record 53-1) & Varsity assistant

2002-1996: Valley Lutheran High School Co-Head Coach , won 2 state championship titles in division 1A (1996 & 1997) & 2 state titles in division 2A (1999 & 2001)

1996-1984: Coached at various middle school and high schools in Indiana and Nebraska

Coaching Honors:

2013 Selected as Arizona Coaches Association (ACA) Senior All-Stars Coach

2013 ACA Co-Coach of the Year

2011 Named Arizona Republic Small Coach of the year–

2011 Selected as ACA Senior All-Stars Coach

2011 ACA Coach of the Year

2010 2A West Region Coach of the Year

2009 2A Metro Region Co-Coach of the Year

Playing Experience:

  • DI Volleyball & Basketball - Creighton University, Omaha
  • 3 Years of Varsity Volleyball –Grand Island, Nebraska

Certifications/Training:

Impact certified, CPR & First Aid Certified, Concussion Certified

Sarah Svorinic

Club Setting Coach

Coaching Experience:

2017-2016: Club Arrowhead 14 Open Assistant Coach

2015: Notre Dame Preparatory Inaugural Beach Program Varsity Head Coach

2014: Notre Dame Preparatory Volleyball Freshman Head Coach, Varsity Assistant Coach

2014/2013: College Coaches Camp with University of Arizona Dave Rubio, Northern Arizona University Ken Murphy, University of Pacific Greg Gibbons, Texas Tech University Don Flora, Wichita State Chris Lamb, California Lutheran University Kellee Roesel, Sonoma State Bear Grassl

2014-2011: AZ Sky Beach Head Coach includes AZ Region, AAU and USAV nationals

2014-2013: AZ Sky 17 Open Assistant Coach, finished 12th at USAV Jr. Nationals in Am Division

2013-2011: AZ Sky Setting Coach

2013-2012: AZ Sky 18 Gold Assistant Coach

2012-2011: AZ Sky 14N1 Assistant Coach

2011-2010: AZ Sky 13N2 Assistant Coach

2010-2009: AZ Sky 12s Assistant Coach

Playing Experience:

2008-2011: Duquesne University, DI Atlantic 10 Conference, Starting Setter, Captain, Career High of 1260 assists, 5th best in school history. Career match best: 57 assists at Charlotte, 20 digs vs. George Washington

2004-2007: Notre Dame Preparatory 4 year starting setter. 3x MVP, 2007 Black Canyon 4A11 Player of the Year, 2007 All Arizona Team, 2007 All Tribune Team, 2007 Arizona All Star, 2004-2007 First Team All Region, 2007 NDP State Championship

Played junior club career in the Arizona Region at Arizona Juniors and Club Red

Certifications/Training:

Impact certified, Phoenix Firefighter, Phoenix Fire Paramedic National Certification

Ali Svorinic

Assistant Club Director of Victorium Volleyball/Coach

Coaching Experience:

2016-2017: Mesa Juniors 14s Head Coach

2014: AZ Sky 14s Festival Team Assistant Coach

Playing Experience:

2016-2013: Colorado Mesa University, DII, RMAC Conference, Setter

2016, 2015: Inaugural Season, Colorado Mesa University Beach, DI

2010-2013: Notre Dame Prep 4year varsity starter, Setter/OH

2016: averaged 14.46 assists on the weekend and her 58 assists in 4 game match puts her 4th nationally in single match high

2016, 2015: Colorado Mesa University Team Captain

2016: Colorado Mesa University, Captains Award, Tarleton TexAnn Tournament All Tournament Team, 2016 RMAC Honorable Mention, 2016 NCAA Tournament Division II

2015: NCAA Tournament Division II, RMAC All Tournament Team, RMAC All Tournament Team, RMAC Championship Runner-Up

2014: NCAA Tournament Division II Sweet 16, RMAC Champions

2014, 2013: CMU/MSC State Volleyball All-Time Letter Winners 2013-14

2012, 2011, 2010: AZ All-State selection

2011, 2010: Notre Dame Preparatory MVP

Certifications/Training:

CPR, Safe Sport, Impact Certified

Randy Litchfield

Associate Coach for Camps, Clinics, and Private Lessons

Coaching Experience:

2015-2011: Owner/Director – Vision Volleyball Club, Indianapolis, IN Founded and developed Vision during summer of 2011; opened doors to facility Oct.1, 2011 Managing Partner and President of elite-training based club; in charge of every aspect of organization Launching new non-profit segment of VVC – Vision Gives Back will focus on returning the gifts we all have received

2011-2007: Owner/Director – Indiana Volleyball Academy (IVA) Led IVA to over 100% growth in the first year of directorship through recruitment and promotion of coaches Initiated athlete and coach developmental program with focus on multi-tier volleyball, not just elite levels Managed facility, budget and overall growth of profit center, including launching tournament business Led the instruction of over 1200 youth athletes via progression teaching methods

2006-1989: Ball State University- Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Teams won 8 Mid-American Conference (MAC) championships 2005-1991 Guided BSU to 15 consecutive winning seasons, 9th longest streak in the nation 2005-1991 Cardinals had an average national computer ranking of 43rd of over 300+teams with highs of 18th and 22nd 2003 Assisted Head Coach Arnie Ball with US Men’s National B Team during summer training 2002, named by Terry Pettit and Kath DeBoer as one of the nation’s top 40 program builders of all time 1994 Defeated highly ranked Illinois for first-ever NCAA tournament victory in Champaign II 1992 Led Ball State to its first-ever NCAA tournament victory in, with six more berths following Career MAC record of 231-61 (.790); career overall record of 373-179, one of the top 50 percentages of all time Led BSU to thirteen 20-win seasons, including 11 straight, longest in MAC history Led BSU to 51 straight MAC wins over three-year period Coached Mid American Conference record 55 All-MAC players; 5 MAC MVP’s; and several AVCA Mideast All-Americans Many former players coached successfully at all levels, including as Division 1 head coaches

Playing Experience:

1989-1984: Completed on various professional beach volleyball tour

1986: USAV Rookie Open All-American

1984: Ball State Team Captain and MVP and Volleyball Magazine 2nd Team All-American

1984: NCAA Final Four participant – Pauley Pavilion, UCLA

1984-1983: All-Conference player at Ball State University

1981: USAV Junior National All-American

1980-1977: Four-time Indiana State Champion and Team Captain at Paul Harding High School

Coaching Honors:

  • Coached 32 Academic All-Conference players, most in MAC history
  • Coached a conference record eight Academic All-Americans
  • Ball State volleyball teams complied a 3.2+GPA 21 times and 3.0+GPA 19 times leading most sport teams on campus
  • 2003: Coached and consulted with USA Men’s National Team

Certifications/Training:

USA Volleyball CAP IV certified; AAU Double-Goal Coach certified, EMT/Paramedic School 2007

Melissa Hess

Coach

Coaching Experience:

3rd season Assistant Coach at South Mountain Community College, 3 years with winning records. Philosophy focuses on developmental & technical skill

2018: South Mountain Community College went to regionals

2017: South Mountain Community College went to regionals placed third

2017-2016: Coached at Spiral 16s & 15s

2017: Placed top 15 at nationals

2016: Placed 5th at festival

2015-2012: Mesa Juniors Head Coach

Playing Experience:

2015-2016: Professional team in Austria where we placed 3rd in nationals

2014-2011: Colorado Mesa University, DII, RMAC Conference, Middle

2014: NCAA Tournament Division II Sweet 16, RMAC Champions

2014: All-American Honors, RMAC Tournament MVP, RMAC All-Tournament Team, All-RMAC First Team

2013: All-American Honors, AVCA Honorable Mention All-American, AVCA All-South Central Region First Team

2011: Horizon High School Athlete of the Year

2011-2010: Two-Time All State First Team

2010-2009: Back to Back 5A State Championship Horizon High School Varsity Volleyball

Certifications/Training:

Impact certified

Katelynn Paine

Coach

Coaching Experience:

2012-Present: Pinnacle High School- Varsity Girls Head Volleyball Coach, Phoenix AZ

2016-2015: Livewire Volleyball Club – Head Coach and Assistant Coach, Phoenix AZ

2015-2008: Arizona Sky Volleyball Club – Head Coach and Assistant Coach, Phoenix AZ

2014-2011: Willow Canyon High School- Varsity Girls Volleyball Coach, Surprise, AZ

2015-2014: Willow Canyon High School- Sand Volleyball Coach, Surprise, AZ

2010: Willow Canyon High School- Freshman Girls Volleyball Coach, Surprise, AZ

2009: Bourgade Catholic High School- JV Girls Volleyball Coach, Phoenix, AZ

Playing Experience:

  • Deer Valley High School- 2000-2004
  • North Valley Jrs Volleyball Club- 1997-2004

Certifications/Training:

Impact certified

Amber Kersh

Coach

Bio:

Amber is very passionate about the game of volleyball and coaching young athletes, because of her experience and life lessons learned as a player which helped her achieve personal and professional goals as an adult. She is now a registered nurse in the emergency department at Banner Desert Medical Center and is excited about getting back into the gym. “Volleyball played such a significant role in my life and taught me the importance of communication, discipline, and teamwork. I am very excited about restarting my journey as a coach, and to help instill values that got me to where I am today”.

Coaching Experience:

2014: College Coaches Camp Assistant with University of Arizona Dave Rubio, Northern Arizona University Ken Murphy, University of Pacific Greg Gibbons, Texas Tech University Don Flora, Wichita State Chris Lamb, California Lutheran University Kellee Roesel, Sonoma State Bear Grassl

2014: AZ Sky Assistant Coach 15 Festival

2014: 5/6th Grade Head Coach Phoenix Country Day

2014-2013: AZ Sky Assistant Coach 14 National

2013-2012: AZ Sky Assistant Coach 13 Nationalh

2012-2011: AZ Sky CVP Developmental Program

Playing Experience:

2011-2009: Arizona State University Club Volleyball Team

2009-2006: Mountain View High School Varsity Team

Certifications/Training:

Impact certified, RN Banner Desert Medical Center

Hana Peterman

Coach

Coaching Experience:

2016-2015: Mesa Juniors Volleyball Club

2015-2014: Mesa Juniors Volleyball Club

Playing Experience:

  • 2018-2016 Colorado Mesa University Beach Volleyball
  • 2017-2014 Colorado Mesa University Indoor Volleyball, Setter
  • 2014-2010 Ironwood Ridge High School Varsity Volleyball
  • All-State selection at Ironwood Ridge High school
  • All-state first team and outstanding player of the year accolades
  • Named teammate of the year three straight years, coaches award, commitment to excellence, excellence in leadership and was a member of the West Hills Fall Classic All-Tournament Team
  • Played club volleyball for Club Cactus Juniors

Certifications/Training:

BSL certified, Impact certified

Marinda Killeen

Coach

Jackie Switzer

Coach

Bio:

I coach for the love of this game. I enjoy teaching and playing. Team sports were instrumental in my life and I want it to be that way for others as well. Volleyball is my deepest happy place.

I believe that every athlete should leave a practice tired, having learned something and excited to come back.

Coaching Experience:

2013–2016: Northwest Christian High School Varsity

2006-2016: AZ Sky Volleyball Club 12 Travel, 14 Travel 16 Travel, 18 Travel

1992–2002: Sunnyslope High SchoolJv/Varsity

Playing Experience:

1990-Current: Play on Competitive Adult Travel Teams

1985: Phoenix College Summer team

1981–1985: Player/Captain Sunnyslope HS

Certifications/Training:

Capp1, Impact – Current

Lindsay Preach

Bio:

Lindsay Preach has been playing and coaching competitive volleyball for a combined total of nineteen years. During Lindsay's playing career, she was as an outside hitter and an opposite hitter.

Lindsay has a passion for teaching the sport and throughly enjoys coaching and helping players reach their highest potential.

Coaching Experience:

  • High School (5 years)
  • Xavier College Preparatory, JV Assistant
  • Notre Dame Preparatory, JV Assistant
  • St. Mary's High School, Varsity Assistant
  • Perry High School, Varsity Assistant

Club Coaching Experience:

  • Club Arrowhead, 15 National Team, co-head coach (qualified for 2016 nationals)
  • Scottsdale Volleyball Academy, 18-1, co-head coach
  • Arizona Storm, 15 East, Head Coach
  • Arizona Storm, 18 Thunder, Assistant Coach
  • Arizona Grand Canyon Juniors, 15-1, Assistant
  • Arizona Grand Canyon Juniors, 13-1, Assistant