SEAL BEACH VOLLEYBALL CLUB COACHING  STAFF

 

We have assembled one of the finest club volleyball coaching staffs in Southern California. Our experienced staff is committed to providing excellent teaching of advanced volleyball skills, playing strategies, and a solid foundation of fundamentals at every level. Over their coaching careers, members of our staff have been instrumental in developing players that have competed at the National team level, collegiate level, CIF State & Regional Championships, as well as US Junior National Championships. Several of our club’s past players have earned college scholarships and have also successfully transitioned to coaching at the collegiate, high school, and junior club levels.   

 

AGE LEVEL COORDINATORS:

 

15’s-18’s Teams: Tony Rodriguez   avrodz13@gmail.com   

12’s-14’s Teams: Maria Fattal         maria@sealbeachvolleyballclub.com       

 

Coaching Openings – We are always looking for successful experienced coaches to add to our staff as a head coach or as an assistant coach.  Please email:  info@sealbeachvolleyballclub.com  with a copy of your Volleyball Coaching Resume’

GIRLS COACHES

Michael Ma

Michael Ma

  • 7th season with Seal Beach VBC.

    • Gold Medal at 2019 Colorado Crossroads Qualifier with 16-Black (team finished top 8 in SCVA)

    • Silver Division Champions at 2019 JVA West Coast Cup with 16-Black

    • Bronze Medal at 2017 Las Vegas Qualifier with 14-Black

    • Bronze Medal at 2017 JVA West Coast Cup with 15-Blue

    • Assists in skills camps and provides private lesson training for passing/hitting/serving.

  • 2019 Volunteer Assistant Coach for the University of Arizona, competing in the PAC12 Conference/NCAA Division I.

  • Formerly served as Varsity Assistant Coach at Cerritos HS, Valley Christian HS, and Cypress HS. At Cypress HS, won the 2017 CIF-SS Division III Championship.

  • 2018 Graduate Assistant Coach at Westcliff University for Men’s Program.

  • Current Men's Indoor Volleyball Head Coach at Westcliff University

  • Competitive player for 10 years. Played club volleyball for 5 years (Protégé, OC Riptides, Highline), HS at St. John Bosco HS / Scholar-Athlete. Played on the club volleyball team at Long Beach State.

Charles Park

Charles Park

Assistant Coach 18-Black

charlescpark@hotmail.com

562.405.6427

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Tyler Jackson

Tyler Jackson

Head Coach 17-Black

tjackson@lbcc.edu

562.533.0172

  • Interim LBCC Women's Indoor & Beach Volleyball Head Coach 

  • ​2013- 2014 Long Beach State Beach Volleyball National Championship 

  • Big West Conference Libero of the Year in 2015 

  • Inducted to the ​Lakewood Hall of Fame 

Madison May

Madison May

Assistant Coach 17-Black

mattiemay0007@gmail.com

562.370.5612

  • Former Seal Beach Volleyball Club Player

  • Division 1 Volleyball at Niagara University

  • Cerritos College Women's Volleyball Assistant Coach

  • First-year coach at Seal Beach

Cassi Frapwell

Cassi Frapwell

Head Coach 17-Blue and 12-Black

cassandra.frapwell@gmail.com

310.702.7983

Coaching: 

  • 10 seasons coaching club volleyball 12's through 18's 

  • Starting 5 Season with Seal Beach Volleyball Club

Playing: 

  • Division I MB for Pepperdine University

  • 4 NCAA appearance

  • 1 Elite 8 appearance

  • 2 sweet 16 appearances

Thomas Taufetee

Thomas Tuafetee

Asst Coach 17-Blue and Head Coach 14-White

taufetee.thomas@yahoo.com

949.327.3657

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Kenny Ma

Kenny Ma

CLUB COACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • 4th season at Seal Beach Volleyball Club

  • 2019 - Gold Medal (USA Division) at the MEQ & Bronze Division Champions (National Division) at Junior Nationals with 14-Black (Top 2 in SCVA)

  • 2019 - Silver Medal at the SCVA Summer Soiree with 13-Blue (Division 2 in SCVA)

  • 2019 - 5th at JVA West Coast Cup in Long Beach, 5th at Red Rock Rave JNQ in Las Vegas, and 9th at the Colorado Crossroads JNQ with 16-Blue (Gold Division in SCVA )

  • 2018 - Silver Medal (USA Division) at Red Rock Rave JNQ in Las Vegas, Silver Division Champions (Open Division) at JVA West Coast Cup in Long Beach, & Bronze Division Champions (USA Division) at Junior Nationals with 14-Black (Top 13 in SCVA) 

 

COLLEGIATE COACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Current Head Coach of Men’s & Women’s Beach Volleyball at Westcliff University (2nd year)

  • Former Assistant Coach of Women’s Indoor volleyball at Westcliff University (1 year)

  • Former Volunteer Assistant Coach of Women’s Indoor Volleyball at Golden West College (1 year)

 

HIGH SCHOOL COACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Former Head Coach of Girls Volleyball at Mayfair High School for two years. 

  • 2017 & 2018 Suburban League Champions (improved win streak to 50-0) with 2 CIF Appearances. 

  • Silver Medal at the Valley Christian/Bellflower Varsity Tournament (2017)

  • Former Head Coach of Boys Volleyball at Westminster High School for three years.

  • 2015, 2016, & 2017 Golden West League Champions with three CIF Appearances

  • Bronze Medal at the Camarillo Varsity Tournament (2017)

  • Silver Medal at the Santiago Varsity Tournament (2015)

Chris Vu

Chris Vu

Assistant Coach 16-Black

christophervuuu@gmail.com

714.209.1999

COACHING PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

  • Currently serves as a Coach and Strength & Conditioning Specialist for professional/USA Beach National Team athletes (male & female), preparing them for tournaments/events on the world's biggest stage (AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour, FIVB Pro Beach Volleyball World Tour, FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships, Olympic Games)

COACHING COLLEGIATE LEVEL

  • Associate Head Coach and Head Strength & Conditioning Specialist

  • Westcliff University Men's & Women's Beach Volleyball

 

COACHING HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB LEVEL

  • Spent the last several years working closely with many high school-aged volleyball athletes from several different high schools/clubs across the Orange County/LA areas, helping guide them to numerous league/conference championships, CIF Championships, State Championships, National Championships, and many notable podium finishes (Gold, Silver, & Bronze) at major club events

 

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

  • Competitive volleyball player for 13+ years (at the high school, collegiate, and semi-professional level)

Ghie Lubrica

Ghie Lubrica

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Ashleigh Atsaros

Ashleigh Atsaros

Asst Coach 16-Blue: Head Coach 13-Blue

ashleighatsaros14@gmail.com

714.654.5996

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Tony Rodriguez

Tony Rodriguez

Head Coach 15-Black and 13-Black

avrodz13@gmail.com

714.931.1952

  • 24th season with Seal Beach VBC. Coached with Ichiban Long Beach VBC 4 years. Coached 18 Qualifying teams to US Jr Nationals Championships.

  • 2019 - Gold Medal U-13 USA Div at US Jr National Championships, and 2019 - PrepVolleyball Top 11 National Ranking for U17s.

  • 2018 - Silver Medal U-15 American Div and Bronze Medal U-12 American Div at US Jr. Nationals Championships in Detroit. 

  • 2015 - Silver Medal U-12 Open Div and 5th place U-15 Open Div at US Jr. Nationals Championships in New Orleans. 

  • 2013 - Gold Medal U-13 American Div at US Jr. Nationals Championships in Dallas. 

  • 2011 - Bronze Medal U-13 American Div at US Jr. Nationals Championships in Atlanta. 

  • 2008 - Gold Medal U-12 American Div at US Jr. Nationals Championships in Dallas. 

  • 1999 - Gold Medal U-18 Open Div Asst Coach Ichiban VBC at US Jr. Nationals Championships in New Orleans. 

  • 1996 - U-14 Championship Finals at the Davis Volleyball Festival.

Lena Sparks

Lena Sparks

Assistant Coach 15-Black and 13-Black

dsparks@socal.rr.com

714.321.7250

  • 8th season at Seal Beach

  • 2019 Gold Medal 13 USA

  • 2018 Silver Medal 15 American

  • 2018 Bronze Medal 12 American

  • 2015 Silver Medal 13 Open

  • Served as JV Coach Warren HS, Assistant Women’s Coach Fullerton Junior College

  • Defensive Specialist for Cerritos College State Championship team 1992, DS at UCI

  • Former AAA rated competitive beach volleyball player for 20 years

Maria Fattal

Maria Fattal

Head Coach 15-Blue and 14-Black

maria@sealbeachvolleyballclub.com

562.900.0105

  • 22nd season with Seal Beach VBC. Coached 12 qualifying teams to compete at US Junior Nationals.

  • 2019 - Gold Medal U-14 at the MEQ in the USA Division and won the U-14 Bronze Division Flight A in the National Division at USA Jr. Nationals Championships in Indianapolis. Silver Medal U-15 at the 11th Annual Summer Soiree.

  • 2018 – Gold Medal U-13 in American Division and U-14 Bronze Division Champions USA Division at USA Jr. Nationals Championships in Detroit.

  • 2018 - Silver Medal U-14 USA Division SCVA Qualifier in Las Vegas.

  • 2017 – Gold Medal U12 at SCVA Summer Soiree.

  • 2016 – Gold Medal U-13 American Division at SCVA Qualifier in Los Angeles.

  • 2013 – Silver Medal U-12 American Division at SCVA Qualifier in Los Angeles.

  • 2008 – Bronze Medal U-16 at the 1st SCVA Summer Soiree.

  • 2006 – Silver Medal U-12 at SCVA Qualifier in Los Angeles.

  • 2002 – Bronze Medal U-12 at US Jr Nationals in Salt Lake City.

  • Director of Youth Volleyball Programs for the City of Seal Beach Recreation Dept.

  • A competitive player in high school and college includes 1980 CIF Semi-Final for Bishop Montgomery HS; 4 years of NCAA at Chapman College; and with Athletes in Action and International Ambassadors for Christ.

Joy Umeh

Joy Umeh

Assistant Coach 15-Blue

joyumeh02@gmail.com

562.213.7721

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Amanda Chamberlain

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Ryan Upmayer

Ryan Upmayer

Assistant Coach 14-Black 

ryanupy@yahoo.com

805.341.1968

COACHING

  • 2nd Season Coaching Seal Beach Volleyball Club

  • Finished 2019 Club season in the top silver division as head coach of 14-White Team

  • Tournament Director of the 2004 Junior Olympics for the Simi Valley School District

  • Coached for Classic Volleyball Club Boys 16-2s 2004, 2005

  • Coached for TCA Volleyball Club Girls 15-1s 2010

  • Coached for United Volleyball Club Girls 13-1s, 16-1s and 18-1s 2014-2016

  • Coached for Volitude Volleyball Club 14s 2017-2018

PLAYING

  • Most Valuable Player at Royal High School

    • Freshman year on frosh soph

    • Sophomore year on junior varsity

    • Senior year on varsity

  • 3rd team All Marmonte league for Royal High School as a junior

  • 1st team All Marmonte league for Royal High School as a senior

  • 2001 Division 2 CIF Finalist

  • 2002 Division 2 CIF Semi-finalist

  • 2003 Division 2 CIF Quarter-finalist

  • 2005 Moorpark College State Champs

  • 2005 Moorpark College All State Selection (Outside Hitter)

  • 2009 MVP of CSUF Club Volleyball Team

  • 2009 All Tournament Player selection for the OC Club Championships (Setter)

  • Over Ten years of competing in CBVA opens and AVP Qualifiers

  • Currently have an A rating in CBVA

  • Trained under Randy Stoklos

Megan Yoon

Megan Yoon

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Dylan Brown

Assistant Coach 14-Blue

dylanbrownn38@gmail.com

661.857.3016

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Matt Holliday

Assistant Coach 13-Blue 

hollidaymatt15@gmail.com

562.714.3412

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Tasha Clay

Tasha Clay

  • ​13+ years of coaching experience 12’s - 17’s age divisions.

  • 8 years with Seal Beach Volleyball Club.

  • NCAA Division 1 Full Scholarship Volleyball athlete. MVP, Scholar-athlete, all-American honorable mention.

  • Former AAA rated competitive beach volleyball player.

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Chandler McGrath

Assistant Coach 12-Black

chandler_mcgrath@yahoo.com

714.616.4982

  • Former Seal Beach Volleyball Club Player

  • Experience coaching recreational youth volleyball 

  • Competitive high school and collegiate player including Div. IAA CIF-SS & State champion in 2012 with Marymount High School. Played four years at Bates College with All-Conference honors. 

Maddie Shepston

Maddie Shepston

Head Coach 12-Blue 

shepston14@gmail.com

480.798.6965

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Julie Hinsche

Julie Hinsche

Assistant Coach 12-Blue

jewelsands13@gmail.com

714.469.3816

CLUB COACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 1st season at Seal Beach Volleyball Club

PLAYING 

  • 1997-2001 Division I middle blocker for Pepperdine University

  • 1996 Member of CIF Southern Section Div II Championship at HBHS 

  • 1996 CIF Southern Section Div II Player of the Year

  • 1996 Named to All CIF Southern Section First Team, All-California state team & All-Tournament team @ CA State Championships

Jackie Rodriguez

Jackie Rodriguez

  • ​Competitive Player with Impact Volleyball Club and at Escalon High 

  • 2003 San Joaquin Delta College Conference Champions, Final Four: Northern California Playoffs, Final Eight State Volleyball Tournament, ended season ranked 4th in State 

  • Fifth Year Coaching with SBVBC 

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