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 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 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 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 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 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 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!
Dania grew up in Burnaby and played for various club teams including Action Volleyball Club in its inaugural year in 2006. Prior to coaching at Action, she coached at Burnaby Central Secondary, Moscrop Secondary, Volleyball BC Atomic Program, and Ducks Volleyball Club. Dania continues to play volleyball and constantly looks to improve her skills as a setter.
Deanna grew up in Burnaby where she played at Moscrop Secondary. She has coached volleyball for various age groups at the elementary, high school and adult levels. She hopes to continue to share her passion for volleyball with everyone!