Coaches

Myles Leong

Myles grew up in Burnaby playing volleyball at Burnaby South Secondary School and Focus. He continues to play in adult coed leagues throughout the lower mainland. Currently he is coaching the senior girls team at Burnaby School alongside fellow Action coaches Mecayla and Calli. Myles has a Bachelors in Physical Education and a Coaching Degree from Douglas College. He currently works at Fraserview and Langara Golf Course as the Golf Operations Manager.

Mackenzie Christison

Mac has been involved with multiple sports since he was young, including hockey, lacrosse, track and field, rugby. He has played for Team BC in volleyball, has coached and refereed hockey and is ready to head up a new sport. He is currently in his final year of Capilano University’s Acting for Screen And Stage Program and will be graduating in the spring.

Courtney Burkholder

Courtney has played volleyball since she was young, and it holds a special place in her heart. She was captain for her high school team and played middle for Action and after graduating, coached a season as well. Courtney has ust graduated from Capilano University’s Acting for Screen and Stage Program and she is back and ready to coach again. Courtney is all about a strong foundation, and showing your skills with focus and precision.

Bethany Tooke

Bethany has been coaching for the Action Volleyball Club since 2014. She coaches for Crofton House School and has worked for Volleyball BC for 5 years.  Bethany continues to play volleyball in her extra time and is working on finishing up her Level 1 coaching certification.

Emi Wong

Emi is a new coach joining Action this year. As an athlete, Emi has competed at the high school and club level. A few notable clubs she has played for are Action, Apex, and Focus. She has experience with many positions, but has mainly played as a setter/right side. Emi also has experience with coaching girls and boys at both the high school and club level. Currently, she is an assistant coach for the Moscrop Senior Boys volleyball team. Emi is looking forward to meeting new players and having a fun-filled season with Action!

Mari Wong

Mari is new to the Action coaching team this year. Mari has been playing volleyball since the age of 10 and actually competed for Action for 4 years playing every position (except middle!). Mari has experience coaching all levels of high school volleyball with both girls and boys teams. Currently she is coaching the Action Atomic program. Mari is in her first year at Douglas College business program.

Jasper Singian

Jasper grew up in Vancouver where he played for Windermere Secondary and Apex Volleyball Club. He continued his passion for health and wellness by studying at Douglas College where he got his Bachelor’s of Physical Education and Coaching. While learning how to become an effective leader, Jasper assisted and head coached Air Attack Volleyball Club for two seasons (Boys U15 and U16). Jasper continues to play competitively in various indoor and outdoor leagues/tournaments.

Fun Fact: Jasper finds joy trying to be proficient in playing every position in volleyball. He is most experienced as a setter however this flexibility ultimately allows him to become a better player and teammate on the court.

Andrew Bustamante

Andrew has been coaching with Action Volleyball since 2009. Andrew is heavily involved in coaching at the high school and club level and currently teaches in the Delta School District. Along with his years of playing in the club system he also played college volleyball at Douglas College. Andrew is a Certified Level 1 Coach.

Eugene Naldoza

Eugene is a new coach joining the Action team this season. He has been involved in volleyball of his life, starting out playing in the backyard against his family! Eugene has competed at the high school varsity level as a setter and continues to play recreationally in adult leagues. Eugene has a strong passion for the game and loves that it is a true team sport.

Calli Glover

Calli is new to the Action coaching team this year. She grew up in Burnaby and has played volleyball since she was 11, playing for Action for 2 years. She is currently an assistant coach with the Action Train and Play program and is studying Sport Science at Douglas College. She is looking forward to coaching for her home club!