COACHES

Steve McKeon
Steve is one of the founders of NC Coastal Volleyball Club, is the club director, lead coaches the U15 and U13 teams this season and has coached every age division in club volleyball. Steve coached at the USAV High Performance National training center in Colorado Springs and is director for the Coastal Cadets skills program. Steve has also been a clinican for team camps for Gold Medal Squared. He is the Noble Middle School and Cape Fear Academy Middle School head coach adn will take on the head varsity coaching role at New Hanover High School this fall. He earned a USAV CAP II certification, USAV VCAP, is a certified USAV IMPACT/SAFESPORT COACH INSTRUCTOR and a NATIONAL USAV HP COACH INSTRUCTOR.

Annie Copenhaver
Annie is in her third year coaching with NC Coastal as a U17 head coach. She has been the U14 head coach and U16 assistant coach in past seasons and also coached JV and Varsity volleyball teams at schools in both Brunswick and Cumberland County. Annie coached on staff with Gold Medal Squared during the summer of 2019 and plans to continue working summer camps with them in the future. She played six years of school volleyball, four years at the club level, and two seasons on the East Carolina club volleyball team. Annie is USAV IMPACT/SAFESPORT certified.

Hava Davis
Hava Davis has been on staff at NC Coastal for the last three years as a U13 head coach, U14 lead coach, and training advisor to multiple age travel teams this season,  bringing 28 years of club coaching experience and nine years coaching on the DI & DII collegiate levels. His club expertise includes coaching athletes ages 8-18, working as an assistant club director and coaching international high performace teams. Hava just completed his third season as the Assistant training and recruiting coach for the UNCW Women’s Indoor Team, was the assistant coach at Concordia University Irvine, the University of California Irvine and the associate head coach at Hofstra University.  He is USAV IMPACT/SAFESPORT certified.

Steven Goff
Steve is the U13 Lead coach at NC Coastal and teaches in our Coastal Cadets program. He has coached U12 and U15’s in past seasons. Coach Goff has had a passion for volleyball since he started playing in the Navy in the 1970’s. While in the Navy, he had the opportunity to coach throughout the country. Upon retirement from the Navy, he was hired as the head coach at Mid-Atlantic Christian University. After two years, he accepted the head coaching position at Elizabeth City State University. Steve has been coaching club volleyball for eight years and currently coaches the St Mark Middle School team. He is USAV IMPACT/SAFESPORT certified.

Chris Hawk
Chris is in his sixth year  with NC Coastal and is leading the strength and conditioning program through his company, Allliance Strength .  Chris has coached U14 and U 13’s  for NC Coastal and assisted in the NC Coastal beach program. At UNCW, he played on the Seahawk Men’s Club team and began playing competitive beach volleyball. Chris graduated from UNCW with a degree in Exercise Science. He has been certified through USAW as a Sports Performance Coach and has his Personal Training Certification through the American College of Sports Medicine. Chris is also USAV IMPACT/SAFESPORT certified.

Ellen Kazura
Ellen is in her fifth year at NC Coastal, is the assistant club director and is Lead Coach for the  U14’s this season. She has coached U14, U15 & U16’s at NC Coastal and just finished her fourth season as the Cape Fear Academy Varsity Head Coach. Before relocating to the Wilmington area in 2016, Ellen was the head varsity volleyball coach/program director for Charlotte Latin School and a National team coach for Carolina Juniors Volleyball Club in Charlotte. She has 13 years  experience coaching teams and players from middle school through 18. Ellen holds the following coaching credentials: USAV CAP II, USAV IMPACT/SAFESPORT, GOLD MEDAL SQUARED CERTIFIED COACH,  AAU POSITIVE COACHING ALLIANCE CERTIFICATION.

Justin Keeny
Justin is in his seventh year coaching with NC Coastal, is theLead coach for the U16’s  and coaches on a U15 team this seaosn.  Justin has coached U13 Black, U14, U15 and U16’s and assisted in the Beach Program at NC Coastal. He was the volleyball director at Dig’N’Dive, administrating and coaching in their beach volleyball program. Justin played volleyball for the UNCW Men’s Club team and was president of the Seahawks’ Club team for two years.  He plays competitive outdoor beach and grass tournaments.  Justin holds a USAV CAP I coaching certification and is USAV IMPACT/SAFESPORT certified.

Sydney Mose
Sydney is in her third year with NC Coastal as the U12 Head coach and has coached U13 & U14 in past seasons for NC Coastal. She is the assistant varsity coach at Cape Fear Academy and has experience coaching skills camps for SRVC in Maryland. She is currently enrolled in UNCW and is a player and President of the UNCW Women’s Club Volleyball team. She played seven years of club volleyball as well as four years of varsity high school volleyball. Sydney is USAV IMPACT/SAFESPORT certified.

Courtney Mullinax
Courtney is in her third year with NC Coastal as a U13  head coach and has direted the NC Coastal Beach program. She has coached middle school volleyball at Wilmington Christian Academy and has experience coaching camps and clincs for both indoor and beach volleyball. She played indoor volleyball for ten years, holding the digs stat record for WCA and played sand for six years, most recently playing for three years on the UNCW Women’s Sand Volleyball team. Courtney is USAV IMPACT/SAFESPORT certified.

Marissa Parks
Marissa is in her sixth year coaching at NC Coastal as a U15 head coach. She has been a  U12 and U16 head coach past seasons and also coachs the JV volleyball teams at Harrells Christian Academy. Marissa played six years of school volleyball and four years on the club level. She is USAV IMPACT/SAFESPORT certified.

Morgan Rasmussen
Morgan is in her third year with NC Coastal as a U14 head coach. She was the Middle School coach at Myrtle Grove Christian School, coached indoor  JV and Varsity and sand volleyball at Laney High School for two years, and has previous club coaching experience on the U12, U13 & U17 levels. Morgan played for the UNCW Womens Club team for several years. She is USAV IMPACT/SAFESPORT certified.

Josh Rosenberg
Josh is in his seventh year coaching for NC Coastal, is assistant coach for a U15’s team and has coached U14, U15 & U16’s. He was an NC Coastal Beach program coach and a USAV High Performance regional assistant coach in 2014. Josh played for and was captain of the UNCW Men’s Club team and is an avid outdoor player competing in beach and grass tournaments. Josh earned a USAV CAP II CERTIFICATION and is USAV IMPACT/SAFESPORT certified.

Caroline Winand
Caroline is in her seventh year coaching and is in her sixth year with NC Coastal as the U18 Lead Coach and a U14 head coach. Caroline is also the JV Head Coach at Cape Fear Academy and assistant to the Varsity team. She has been playing and refereeing sand volleyball for six years and coached beach volleyball for two years. Caroline played on the UNCW Women’s club volleyball team for four years and was president and coach of the Seahawk Women’s Club team for three years. She specializes in training hitters and setters and has experience running camps and doing private/small group lessons. She is USAV IMPACT/SAFESPORT certified.

Tricia Varno
Tricia coached for NC Coastal for three seasons as a U18 & U15 Head Coach, and a U16 assistant coach. She has an impressive background, coaching on the collegiate level for four years as Assistant Coach for Lock Haven University in addition to running the university’s summer camps, coaching 16’s and 17’s on the club level for FAVA, working as a clinician for six summers for Gold Medal Squared running high school camps, and coaching high school and middle school players at UNC Pembroke’s summer camps. Tricia was a four year varsity player for UNC Pembroke. She is USAV IMPACT/SAFESPORT certified.

Emily Annas

Morgan Arthur

Shannon Baldanza

Deshay Becton

Scarlett Combs

Jenna Dunsmore

Nick Faddoul

Holly Hilliard

Erin Kennedy

Marisa  Marzilli

Paige Mixon

Emma Morgan

Madison Peters

Rebecca Phipps

Loma Seigel

Caitlin Swanson

Doug Staudenmaier

Rachel Taylor

Kegan Turner

Courtney Weathersbee

Audrey West

Jacob Yates