Volleyball Coaching Wizard Nominations

Below are all the coaches so far nominated or otherwise suggested as making good candidates to be included in the Volleyball Coaching Wizards project who have not already been interviewed. Coaches who have been suggested by multiple sources are in bold.Feel free to use the comment area below to share your own thoughts on those on the list so far.

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International Coaches (29)
These are coaches who have primarily made their name coaching at the national team level.


Professional/Adult Club Coaches (3)
These are coaches who have primarily made their name coaching at the professional team level, or alternatively at the adult club level.

  • Flavio Gulinelli – Italy
  • Luka Slabe – Slovenia
  • Keith Trenam – England

Collegiate/University Coaches (76)
These coaches have mainly spent their careers coaching at the college or university level. Unless otherwise indicated, they are from the USA.

  • Andy Banachowski
  • Tom Black
  • Larry Bock
  • Bill Burnside
  • Chris Catanach
  • Debbie Chin
  • Denny Cline
  • Debby Colberg
  • Shelton Collier
  • Deitre Collins-Parker
  • Terry Condon
  • John Cook
  • Kelly Daniels
  • Carol Dewey
  • Jim Dietz
  • Linda Dollar
  • Johan Dulfer
  • John Dunning
  • Jennifer Ei
  • Charles Erbe
  • Diane Flick
  • Don Flora
  • Ed Garza
  • Brian Gimmillaro
  • Tony Graystone
  • Debbie Green
  • Kathy Gregory
  • Dixie Grimmett
  • Peter Hanson
  • Mike Hebert
  • Lisa Herb
  • Sandy Hoffman
  • Debbie Hunter
  • Fran Kalafer
  • Dave Kniffin
  • Wayne and Susan Kreklow
  • Janice Kruger
  • Karen Lockyer
  • Lisa Love
  • Rich Luenemann
  • LJ Marx
  • Nina Matthies
  • Irene Matlock
  • Stewart McDole
  • Jim McLaughlin
  • Elaine Michaelis
  • Wilfred Navalta
  • Bobbi Petersen
  • Rick Reynolds
  • Tracy Rietzke
  • Kellee Roesel
  • Russ Rose
  • Kris Russell
  • Al Scates
  • Stephanie Schleuder
  • Becky Schmidt
  • Mike Sealy
  • Don Shaw
  • Donald Shondell
  • Sue Sinclair
  • Joan Sitterly
  • Rick Squires
  • Brady Starkey
  • Charlie Sullivan
  • Rudy Suwara
  • Bob Sweeney
  • Bob Vilsoet
  • Sandy Vong
  • Amber Warners
  • Lois Webb
  • Mary Wise
  • Kate Witte
  • Sue Woodstra
  • Margaret Worthington
  • Rick Younger

High School Coaches (106)
These coaches have mainly spent their careers coaching at the high school level. Unless otherwise indicated, they are from the USA.

  • Bill Abbott
  • Nan Airola
  • Sherry Ammons
  • Steve Anderson
  • Peggy Anthony
  • Jan Barker
  • Norma Bellamy
  • Al Bennett
  • Karen Biehle
  • Martin Bielicki
  • Wanda Bingham
  • Gloria Birmingham
  • Kathy Blackman
  • Doug Blundy
  • Jeff Borr
  • Mindy Breault
  • Shirley Brown
  • Patty & Tippy Browning
  • Galen Busch
  • Gary Bynon
  • Judy Campbell
  • Jeff Champion
  • Jill Christensen
  • Karen Clark
  • Louise Crocco
  • Ramon Dagostino
  • Diana Davis
  • CJ Denk
  • Becky Dickinson
  • Ellie Duax
  • Helen Dulle
  • Donna Dulle
  • David Eldridge (Australia)
  • Rolf Engen
  • Billy Evans
  • Debbie Fay
  • Jim Fish
  • Terry Funderburk
  • Lou Panzella
  • Connie Garrett
  • Nora Geron
  • Laurie Glass
  • Sandy Griffin
  • Vicky Groat
  • Sheila Guerra
  • Ann Gulshen
  • Carl Harnish
  • Julia Hudson
  • Kathy Hunt
  • Laurice Hunter
  • Linda Jones
  • John Knuth
  • Peg Kopec
  • Ric Krebs
  • Sally Kus
  • Linda Lampkin
  • Laurie LaRusso
  • Brenda LeBlanc
  • Jean LeClair
  • Rick Lorenz
  • Jack Magelssen
  • Jodi Manore
  • Linda Marable
  • Eric Maxwell
  • Vin Mizer
  • Catherine Neely
  • Kent Neitzert
  • Maria Nolan
  • Myron Oehlerking
  • Lis Osborn
  • Issac Owens
  • Jeanette Pancratz
  • Gary Patch
  • Glenda Patterson
  • Nancy Wichgers Pederson
  • Dianne Phillips
  • Kristy Pierce
  • Stephen Pierce
  • Gwenn Pike
  • Dan Potts
  • Norma Pullin
  • Fred Rakers
  • Bill Rice
  • Charles Rodman
  • Carol Russo
  • Larry Sample
  • Jan Sander
  • Carol Schramm
  • Kathi Shaffer
  • Steve Shondell
  • Julie Sinclair
  • Kim Sorrelle
  • Gary Stanglewicz
  • Jan Stanley
  • Kathy Stefanou
  • Ron Stremlow
  • Eric Sullivan
  • Kim Tennal
  • Larry Trupe
  • Joan Lundstrom Wells
  • Dave Whims
  • Barbara Wilkes
  • Phil Wilson
  • Lani Worthington
  • Glenda Wright
  • Sharon Zavala

Juniors/Youth Club Coaches (31)
Coaches in this category have mainly worked at the youth or Juniors club level.

  • Roger Adams – USA
  • Ozhan Bahrambeygui – USA
  • Chris Beerman – USA
  • Rick Butler – USA
  • Cindy D’Errico – USA
  • Randy Dagostino – USA
  • Matt Diaz – USA
  • Darren Dilmore – USA
  • Rob Fernley – Canada
  • Yoon Ha – USA
  • William Hall – USA
  • Molly Kavanaugh – USA
  • Amy Knowles – USA
  • Ron Kordes – USA
  • Günther Krispin – Germany
  • Kevin Jones – USA
  • Missy McLinden – USA
  • Jim Miret – USA
  • Teoni Obrey – USA
  • Bryan Pieschel – USA
  • Rich Polk – USA
  • John Sample – USA
  • Dave Shondell – USA
  • János Toth – Germany
  • John Trojaniak – USA
  • Bob Westbrook – USA
  • Cal Wickens – USA
  • Rob Workmeister – USA
  • Rich Zeziski – USA
  • Ping Zhou – USA
  • Marc Zuckermann – Germany

Beach/Sand Coaches (4)
This category is for coaches who have done their best work in the sand.

  • Jorge Barros (Jorjão) – Brazil
  • Mandy Coombes – Australia
  • Liz Masakayan – USA
  • Mary Jo Peppler – USA

Sitting Volleyball Coaches (1)

  • Ian Legrand – U.K.

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