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2018-2019 Club SyrV Coaches


UPDATE IN PROGRESS FOR 2019-2020 SEASON .........








In order of the number of years syrving Club SyrV...  

Karl Caputo, Club Coordinator, 14U Orange Girls Coach, Youth Program Coordinator, and 12U Head Coach
  • Club SyrV co-founder
  • Eleventh year coaching for Club SyrV
  • Westhill modified volleyball head coach (2013-present)
  • Westhill JV volleyball coach
  • Coached girls' varsity volleyball team at Westhill High School (2009-2011)
  • Coached at the following summer camps: SUNY Cortland, Central Square, Rome,GA, CNY High Perfomance, Club SyrV, and Town of Clay (CNS and Liverpool), Westhill, Club SyrV
  • Coached modified and JV boys volleyball at Central Square
  • Assistant coached at SUNY Cortland
  • Played at Central Square High School and SUNY Cortland
  • Started on open men's Empire State Games Central team at three different positions (middle, right side, outside) over a ten year period


Kathy Patton Gedney, Club Director, Coaching Coordinator 

  • Club SyrV Director and Co-founder
  • Eleventh year coaching with Club SyrV
  • AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) Coach
  • Club SyrV Sand Founder and Director
  • Liverpool girls' varsity head volleyball coach (2009-2012) *2009 Section 3 Coach of the Year
  • Setter for Pro Volleyball Team Phoenix Sting, Phoenix, AZ
  • Head coached varsity boys' volleyball team at Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, AZ  *2000 Coach of the Year
  • Head coached 18-1 boys' volleyball team for Absolute Volleyball Club in Arizona  *finished 2nd at Nationals
  • Assistant coach at Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL
  • Played on WPVA beach volleyball tour
  • Played Division I volleyball at Syracuse University
  • One of only eight setters to ever record 1,000 assists at Syracuse
   

 

Cheri Olson, 18U Girls' Head Coach

  • Eighth year coaching for Club SyrV
  • Cortland girls' varsity head coach (2009-present)
  • Coached modified girls volleyball at Cortland
  • Coached JV boys volleyball at Central Square
  • Played four years of Division I volleyball at Rutgers University
  • In the top ten of all time at Rutgers for hitting percentage and blocking
  • Started on Empire State Games open division team for over ten seasons

Sara Campolieta



  

Dori Hathway, 17U Girls Coach

  • Fifth year coaching for Club SyrV 
  • Developed the Little Spikers Program for grades 3-6 (1998-present)
  • Teaches and coaches at Sandy Creek Central Schools (1996-present) *2018 Class C Coach of the Year
  • Coached at Jefferson Community College (1999-2002)
  • Asst Coach for Downstate VBC (1992-1996)
  • Played at SUNY Cortland (1992-1995) receiving SUNYAC All Conference and Cortland Red Letter Award (1993-1995)
  • Played in the Empire State Games Open Div (1992-1995)
  • Played Varsity VB at Pelham Memorial HS receiving All League and All Section honors (1988-1991)
  • Played for Downstate Juniors VBC (1988-1991)
  • Played in the Empire State Games (1988-1991)



Marguerite Dillon - 15-2 Girls' Assistant Coach
First year coaching with Club SyrV
  • Division II Volleyball at LeMoyne for 4 yeas
  • Participated in LeMoyne Women's Volleyball first ever NCAA tournament appearance
  • Back to back CNY Player of the Year (2013 and 2014)

Matt Coleman, 16U-1 Girls' Head Coach

  • Ninth year coaching for Club SyrV
  • CAP (Coaching Accreditation Program) certified through USAV
  • Volunteer JV and Varsity Assistant Coach at Cicero - North Syracuse (2015)
  • Head coach for JV girls' volleyball at Jamesville-DeWitt (2013-2014)
  • While a member of the Medaille College volleyball team, played in the Division III Final Four twice and the Division III championship once
  • Started as a middle on Empire State Games Central Region Team at the open level
  • Played at Jamesville Dewitt High School





Jon DeHay






Nicole Rowe

Nicole Rowe - 16-2 Girls' Assistant Coach
2nd year coaching for Club SyrV




Molly Higman - 15-1 Girs' Head Coach
Third year coaching for Club SyrV
Junior Varsity Head Coach at Solvay
Modified Volleyball Head Coach at Solvay (2017-present)
Coached modified and assisted JV volleyball at Baldwinsville for two years
Coached modified and JV volleyball at Bishop Grimes for two years
Coached 4 years of club volleyball for CNY Blast
Played high school volleyball at Baldwinsville and played for CNY Blast



Alyson Wontkowski - 15-1 Girls' Assistant Coach
First year coaching with Club SyrV
Played 4 years at Pulaski High School as a middle although only 5'7" (Who says you can't teach height :)
Played one year for Club SyrV as an outside hitter and defensive specialist
Managed Division I Volleyball team at the University at Buffalo under Coach Reed Sunahara and then Coach Blair Brown
Played 4 years of club volleyball at the University at Buffalo



Shannon Stone - 15-2 Girls' Head Coach
2nd year Coaching For Club Syrv
Currently a Senior Middle Blocker on SUNY Oswego's volleyball team
Played club volleyball for Northeast Thunder in Albany
Played at Berne-Knox-Westerlo High School


Sarah Massie






14U Orange Girls:



JESS FROST



AMANDA HICKOK




MATT HICKOK - 14-1 and 14U Training Girls' Assistant Coach
First year coaching with Club SyrV
Competed in various coed volleyball tournaments
Played intramural volleyball at Syracuse University
Played competitive beach volleyball in high school
Refereed various high school and club volleyball games





LAUREN CHYLE



LAUREN BANDERA



BETHANY FABIAN



MAURA FAY



CONNOR MILLIAS


  • 2nd year coaching for Club SyrV
  • Student at LeMoyne College
  • Played Club SyrV for 3 years
  • Played on CNS Varsity for 3 years
  • Finished 17th in the nation at Nationals in 2017


    TREVOR CAVINESS



    KYLE MICHAEL
  • 3rd year coaching with Club SyrV
  • JD Boy's Volleyball Coach (Varsity and JV) for 8 years
  • JD Boy's Modified Coach
  • Volleyball Official for 12 years





    JORDAN JOHNSON
  • 2nd year coaching with Club SyrV
  • Nottingham Boy's Modified Coach since 2019
  • Syracuse City School District Boy's JV Volleyball Coach since 2016
  • Syracuse City School District Boy's JV Tennis Coach since 2016
  • Nottingham Math Teacher (Geometry/Calculus) since 2015

  • Mike DeForge


Ryan Huberty




  • Joe D'Agostino - 15U Boys

    JP CRESPO - Boy's 14U Head Coach
    2nd year coaching with Club SyrV
    Played volleyball for over 15 years throughout elementary to high school years in Puerto Rico
    Participated on competitive leagues and tournament in the isalnd
    Part of Nyack, NY Arsenal Elite Volleyball Club's 
    debut in 2015 as a coach and teams trainer
    Three year of volleyball coaching experience



    Mark Azzarello
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  • JEFF EVANS



    LAURIE EVANS



    Elizabeth Geist-Lobociwicz


    MEGAN AAMES














Liz Geist-Lobczowski, 14U Girls or 12U Coach 

  • Eighth year coaching for Club SyrV
  • Varsity coach at Solvay High School (2009-present)
  • 2013 CNY Small Schools Volleyball Coach of the Year
  • Coached modified volleyball at Solvay
  • Played 4 seasons at SUNY Fredonia
  • All time block leader at Fredonia and top 5 in kills (1226) and attack percentage (.312)

 

  

  

Jason Olson, 12U Coach

  • Fifth year coaching for Club SyrV
  • Started on multiple Empire State Games teams at the 'open' level
  • Played for Genesee Community College
  • Played at Vernon-Verona-Sherrill

 

Jessica Frost, 14U Orange Co-Coach and 12U Coach

  • Fifth year coaching for Club SyrV (and she is totally psyched!)
  • 3 time 1st team All-American at SUNY Cortland
  • Varsity coach at Fulton (2016-present)
  • Coached modified and JV at Fulton
  • Senior female athlete of the year at SUNY Cortland (1999)
  • Played on the Empire State Games team at least three times and was able to play with her two sisters who both played at University of New Hampshire

             


Lauren Chyle, 14U Training Program Head Coach 
  • Fifth year coaching for Club SyrV
  • Coached Girls Volleyball at the Modified, JV, and Varsity levels at Auburn High School (2012-2015)
  • Over ten years of experience working with camps, clubs and high school volleyball teams in NY and Pennsylvania, including Central Square, Oswego and Auburn, NY and State College, PA.
  • Played at Division II Womens' Volleyball at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
  • Played Club Volleyball at Syracuse University as a graduate student.
  • Graduate of State College Area High School, PA and played club as a junior with NEVC and Lions' Pride.

Molly Higman, 15-1 Girls' Head Coach
  • Third year coaching for Club SyrV
  • Modified Volleyball Head Coach at Solvay (2017-present)
  • Coached modified and assisted JV volleyball at Baldwinsville for two years
  • Coached modified and JV volleyball at Bishop Grimes for two years
  • Coached 4 years of club volleyball for CNY Blast
  • Played high school volleyball at Baldwinsville and played for CNY Blast


12U Assistant Coaches - Jeff Evans (3rd year), Laurie Evans (3rd year),
16-2 Girls' Head Coach - Jon Dehay (3rd year)
13U Orange Girls' Head Coach - Bethany Fabian (3rd year)
15-1 Girls' Heaad Coach - Shannon Stone (3rd year)
16-1 Girls' Assistant Coach - Charles Honyoust (3rd year)
17U Boys Head Coach - Kyle Michael (3rd year)
17U Boys Assistant Coach - Joe D'Agostino (2nd year)
18U Boys Co-Coach - Connor Millias (2nd year)
18U Boys Co-Coach - Trevor Caviness (2nd year)
16U Boys Head Coach - Jordan Johnson 2nd year)
14U Boys Head Coach - JP Crespo (2nd year)





 


Currently retired from Club SyrV (but everyone loves a good comeback story)....

(photobomb by Jim Nichols, nice!)

RJ Rathbun

  • Coached 5 years for Club SyrV
  • Played college volleyball at SUNY Cortland
  • Played 6 seasons at Central Square (including his 7th grade season under the legendary Coach Karl Caputo)

 

Emily Persons

  • Coached three years for Club SyrV
  • Played at Westhill High School
  • Played five seasons with Club SyrV
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