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Coaching Staff

2019 Coaching Assignments - 11 and under: Sara Wysk/Aspyn Krygiel; 12 Green:  Melissa Smith/Michael Smith; 13 Green:  Roy Stollenwerk/Sofie D'Amico; 13 Black:  Elaine Wenig/McKenna Brieske; 14 Green:  Amy Brieske/Valerie Becker; 14 Black:  Jesse Bock/TBA; 15 Green:  Megan Galonski/Alexis Haines; 15 Black: Lindsay Lewis/Amanda Cortez;  15 White:  TBA; 16 Green: TBA; 16 Black:  Mary Hanni/Ashley Cook; 17 Green:  Emily Tuisl/Geoff Saure; 17 Black:  TBA; 18 Green: Katlin Galonski/Taylor Lindl.   Winter Instructional:  Anne Frei/TBA.  

BIOS:

Valerie Becker— Current Head Coach and Former Assistant Volleyball Coach St. Alphonsus (4yrs); Former High School Player; 3-Sport Athlete; 3rd yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus and SafeSport Certified.

Jesse Bock — Current Varsity Coach Cudahy High School; Former Freshman and Asst. Varsity Coach St. Thomas More High School (2 yrs.); Former Varsity Head Coach Dominican High School; Former Asst. Varsity Coach Germantown High School (4 yrs.); Former Volleyball Coordinator/Coach Divine Mercy South Milwaukee (2 yrs.); Former Club Director/Coach G-Force VBC (9 yrs.); Former Coach West Bend Power; 4th yr. w/NLVBC; Impact and SafeSport Certified.

Amy Brieske — Currently Employed at Aurora at Home, Registered Dietitian; Current J.V. Volleyball Coach Oak Creek High School; Former Freshmen Coach Oak Creek High School; Former Player and Graduate of Viterbo University, LaCrosse WI; Current Volleyball Coordinator St. Matthew's; Former Volleyball Coach St. Matthew's (8/2012-10/2014) (Seton Final 6); 4th yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus and Safesport Certified.

McKenna Brieske — Current Varsity Player/Student Oak Creek High School;  Current Volleyball Player NLVBC (5 yrs.); 2nd yr. Assistant Student Coach w/NLVBC (1 yr. previous); Impact Plus Certified and Safesport Certification to follow.

Ashley Cook —  Current Student at MATC, Majoring in Radiology; Former Player Muskego High School; Former Next Level VBC Player (5 yrs.); 2nd yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus and SafeSport Certification.

Amanda Cortez — More info to follow... ; 1st yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus and Safesport Certification to follow.

Sofia D'Amico —  Current Student at Marquette University, Majoring in Psychology (working towards PhD); Former Varsity Player Whitnall High School; Former Next Level VBC Player (6 yrs.); 2nd yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus and SafeSport Certification.

Mary DeVine (f/n/a Hanni) — Former Assistant Varsity Coach South Milwaukee High School; 2nd Grade Teacher Rocketship Southside Community Prep; Former Varsity Coach St. Joan Antida; Former 8th Grade Coach at Horicon Middle School; Former Player Horicon High School (2003 Regional Champions); Former Club Player (Club Breakout, Fond du Lac VBC, River City VBC); 6th yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus, CAP I, and SafeSport Certified.

Dan Galonski — Former Asst. Varsity Coach St. Francis High School; Former Volleyball Coordinator/Coach at St. Gregory the Great; GLVBC Coach (6 years); 2017 USAV Junior National Championships-3rd Place Bronze (17 Patriot); 2016 JVA World Challenge-2nd Place Gold (16 Club); 2016 AAU National Championships-36th Place 16s; 2015 Asic’s Junior National Championships-3rd Place Gold (15s); 2003-04 USAV National Invitational Championships-9th Place; 2004-05 Asics Jr. Olympic Volleyball Championships-5th Place U-18; 2013 Asics Jr. Olympic Championships – 9th Place Gold U-18; Head Coach NLVBC U11 – 2012 1st Place Gold Badger Region Championships; 16th yr. w/NLVBC; Impact, ASEP,  and SafeSport Certified.

Katlin Galonski — Former Player at West Allis Hale; Former Player Whitnall High School (Varsity); Former Player Great Lakes VBC, Milwaukee Sting, and Next level VBC (9 yrs.); 2015 Asic’s Junior National Championships-5th Place (17s); 9th yr. w/NLVBC; Impact and Safesport Certified.

Megan Galonski — Former Varsity Coach Brown Deer High School; Former Collegiate Player Cardinal Stritch NAIA DII; Former Collegiate Player UW-Oshkosh NCAA DIII (2005 WIAC Conference Champions); Former Player St. Thomas More High School (4 yrs.); Great Lakes VBC and Next Level VBC Player (8 yrs. total) (USAV Junior National Invitational Championships - 9th Place 2003-04; 2004-05 Asics Jr. National Championships-5th Place); Former Coach St. Gregory the Great (8th Grade) 14th yr. w/NLVBC; CAP I, Impact Plus and SafeSport Certified.

Sharon Galonski — Club Director; Current JVA Education Committee Member; Former Southeastern WI Badger Region Representative; Former Varsity Coach St. Francis High School; Former J.V. Coach St. Thomas More H.S.; Former Volleyball Coordinator/Coach at St. Gregory the Great; GLVBC Coach (6 years); 2017 USAV Junior National Championships-3rd Place Bronze (17 Patriot); 2016 JVA World Challenge - 2nd Place Gold (16 Club); 2016 AAU National Championships-36th Place 16s; 2015 Asic’s Juniors National Championships-3rd Place (15s); 2003-04 USAV National Invitational Championships-9th Place; 2004-05 Asics Jr. Olympic Volleyball Championships-5th Place U-18; 2013 Asics Jr. Olympic Championships – 9th Place Gold U-18; Head Coach U11 – 2012 1st Place Gold Badger Region Championships; 16th yr. w/NLVBC; Impact, ASEP, and SafeSport Certified.

Alexis Haines — Current Student and First Year Outside Hitter Alverno College, Majoring in Business & Minoring in Communication; Former Varsity Player New Berlin Eisenhower; Former Next Level VBC Player (4 yrs.); 2nd yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus and SafeSport Certification.

Aspyn Krygiel — Current Varsity Player/Student Mukwonago High School; Former Player SportingMKE (1 yr.); Current Player NLVBC (__ yrs.); 1st yr. Student Assistant Coach w/NLVBC; Impact Plus and Safesport Certification to follow.

Lindsay Lewis — Former Assistant Varsity Coach Cudahy High School; Former Varsity Player St. Francis High School; Former Player Next Level VBC; 3rd yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus and SafeSport Certified.

Taylor Lindl — Currently Employed at Wauwatosa East High School, Licensed Counselor; Former Assistant Volleyball Coach West Allis Lightning (16s); Former UW-Madison Collegiate Club Player, 2012 National Champions; Former Varsity Player Tosa East; Former Club Player West Allis Lightning and Milwaukee Sting; 3rd yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus and SafeSport Certified.

Geoff Saure — Former Assistant Coach Lake Country Volleyball Club (Boys 13s); Former Player Kettle Moraine High School (Middle); Current USAV Indoor Player; Avid Sand Doubles and Grass 3's Player (including numerous other competitions); 2017 USAV National Adult Championships-Minneapolis Team Player - 2nd Place Gold; 2nd yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus and SafeSport Certified.

Melissa Smith — Current R.N. Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center; Graduate and Former Collegiate Player Carroll University, Majored in Nursing; Former Assistant Coach St. Matthew's 8th Grade; Former Player West Allis Central High School (Honorable Mention All Greater Metro Conference 2 yrs., MVP and Team Captain 2 yrs.); Former Player Next Level VBC, West Allis Lightning, Southwest and Milwaukee Rally (8 yrs. total); 6th yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus and SafeSport Certified.

Michael Smith — Current Assistant Coach St. Matthew's 5th Grade (former St. Matt's 8th grade assistant); 6th yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus and SafeSport Certified.

Roy Stollenwerk – Former Coach St. Mary’s Hales Corners (8 yrs.); 8th yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus, SafeSport and CAP I Certified.

Emily Tuisl — Former J.V. Volleyball Coach West Allis Central High School; Former Player Clinton High School (IA); Former Platform Elite VBC (current alumni); Former Iowa High Performance Team Select Player; Former Collegiate Player Missouri Western State University (OH); Current avid indoor/outdoor (beach/grass) high-level player; 3rd yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus and SafeSport Certified.

Elaine Wenig — Current Volleyball Coach St. Matthew’s; Former Varsity Player; Former Coach Oak Creek Middle School; Coordinator for Oak Creek/Franklin School District Volleyball Spring Clinic; Coached Soccer, Basketball and Softball; 5th yr. w/NLVBC; Impact Plus, SafeSport and CAP I Certified.

Sara Wysk —  Attended Carthage College; Former Assistant Coach Muskego Stars VBC (1 yr.); Former Assistant Coach St. Joseph’s Big Bend (4 yrs.); Former Varsity Player Mukwonago High School; Former Club Player (West Allis Lightning, Milwaukee Sting, Southwest VBC); 10th yr. w/NLVBC; Impact and SafeSport Certified.

Volunteer/Advisor:

Norm Sowinski — RETIRED; Assistant Varsity Coach Franklin High School; Former J.V. and Freshmen Coach Franklin H. S.; Former Club Coach 1999-2016; 2014 Asics Junior National Championships – 1st Place Gold 16s; USAV National Championships 2008 – 171s and 2010–181s; 2009 Girls 18 Club Division Badger Region Championships – 1st Place; 15th yr. w/NLVBC; Impact, SafeSport and CAP I Certified.

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