14-15 Coaches

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Scott Nuby

Email: nubymail@gmail.com
Summit 15 & 16 Nike Coach -  Scott Nuby joins Summit Volleyball and brings over 20 years of experience as a player and coach. He has qualified over 15 teams for Nationals in multiple age groups. He has qualified many teams to be part of the Tour of Texas. Scott also helps run multiple camps and clinics and has attended and worked countless college and professional camps that includes High Performance and USAV camps. We are excited to have Scott and his family join Summit Volleyball.

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Brad Lawson

Email: brad@summitvolleyball.com
Summit 15 Nike Coach -  Brad Lawson returns to Summit Volleyball and the Dallas area for his 6th club volleyball season. Previously with Summit Volleyball as a club director and head coach, Summit made tremendous advances towards their goal of returning to the top of DFW club volleyball. His 15 Mizuno and 17 Mizuno teams posted huge victories over the season, finishing 5th and 9th respectively and the organization as a whole improving its overall regional ranking. Brad spent the last two years in his home state of New Mexico to be with the love of his life. During this time he worked as the COO, Club Director, and master coach for Ardent Volleyball Club, formerly New Mexico Juniors. Helping restructure and rebrand New Mexico Juniors to Ardent Volleyball Club and also contribute to revitalizing the club into one of the most successful clubs in New Mexico and Albuquerque area. Brad also spent time coaching with Sandia Prep (4A) and Cibola High (6A) Schools, winning back-to-back state championships at Sandia Prep in 2015 and 2016 and one also at Cibola in 2014. Brad started his coaching career in the Houston area as a former college assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for three years at Alvin Community College; he also spent four years as the women’s club team head coach and as a volunteer assistant coach at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. Brad has spent a large part of his career working in conjunction with Andy Reitinger at developing and implementing logistical solutions for large tournaments and events. Some of their clients include entities such as FIVB, USA Volleyball, Southern California Volleyball Association and Club Sports of North Texas just to name a few. Brad has been coaching volleyball for the past 19 years, and his tournament and coaching experience will prove to be an invaluable asset with Summit Volleyball. Brad is currently an IMPACT and CAP level II certified coach    

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Christy Alvillar

Email: christy.alvillar@gmail.com
Christy is in her 10th year of coaching club. The previous 9 years she coached at Lake Cities Edge in the Flower Mound area.  She has coached 15’s-17’s age levels.  Her coaching experience includes an assistant position at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Not only has she coached volleyball at the college level, but she also played at Texas A&M University Commerce. She also coached at the high school level where she was head coach for 7 years at Life School Dallas. As a player Christy received many honors.  In high school she was named All-District all four years.  Her senior year she was named to her All-State team.  She then went to Seward County Community College a Junior College in Liberal, Kansas.  While there she was part of a team that made history by going 52-2, that year they placed 5th in the nation. She then finished her career at Texas A&M-Commerce where she was named to the All Conference team 3 years in a row. Christy received her BS from TAMU-C in Business Management and is currently working as a teacher.  She is also IMPACT certified.

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Andy Gass

Club & Youth Director & Coach
Email: nitrovbc@gmail.com
Summit 14 & 17 Nike Coach -  Andy and his wife, Brandy, created Nitro Volleyball Club in 2002. Andy is the Creative Director of an Advertising Agency in North Dallas and a proud father of three. Andy is Impact certified. Andy attended USAV CAP Level I in Bethany, Oklahoma and USAV CAP Level II in St. Louis, Missouri. In 2004, Andy traveled to Colorado Springs to train at the Olympic Training Center during USAV CAP Level III. Andy’s article Starting a Club: The Story Behind the Creation of Nitro was published in Coaching Volleyball magazine in April 2007, recognizing all of his hard work. Andy is the Head Varsity Coach at Hockaday. Prior to coaching at Hockaday he was the Varsity Assistant Coach at Parish Episcopal School from 2006-2010. In 2010, 2009, 2008 & 2007 Parish went to the final 4 of State and in 2008 they won the State Championship. In 2005 he was the Varsity Head Coach at Garland Christian Academy and the Varsity Assistant and the Head Junior Varsity Coach at Ursuline Academy in 2001 & 2002. Andy has been a Club Coach 20 years & a Club Director for 16 years. Head Coach 14 National team for the 2014-2015 season. Bronze Medal at the North East National Qualifier and earning a spot in the 14 Open Girl’s National Championships, finishing ranked 22nd in the Nation. Head Coach 15 National team 2015-2016 season. Bronze Medal at the Show Me National Qualifier and earning a spot in the 15 Open Girl’s National Championships, finishing ranked 23rd in the Nation. Head Coach 16 National team 2016-2017 season. Bronze Medal at Big South National Qualifier and earning a spot in the 16 Open Girl’s National Championships. Earning a Open Bronze Medal finishing 3rd in the Nation!

Erin LaPointe

Email: enicole.lapointe@gmail.com
Having moved around quite a bit, Erin has been a part of the volleyball scene in many ways – playing in the DPL at St. Marks, a season at Ursuline, 3 years of varsity for Walker High School in Atlanta, GA, 4 seasons with the club Cobb Atlanta Juniors and then worked for and traveled with the volleyball team at Miami University in Ohio where she earned her degree in Urban Design. When Erin returned to Dallas in 2008 to work for TXU Energy, she started coaching at Nitro and coached 6th grade volleyball at Parish Episcopal. This will be her 5th season with the club.

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Scott Sandel

Email: Scott.Sandel@pisd.edu
Summit 14 Nike Coach -  Scott has 27 years of coaching experience spanning from high school to division one college. He is currently the varsity head coach at Plano East High School. Scott has an extensive knowledge and passion of the game at all levels and strives to provide each athlete with the tools and training that they need to succeed and obtain their goals. Prior to coaching in Plano, Scott coached for 7 years at Amarillo Tascosa where he made the 5A state playoffs in all seven years and obtained a district championship. While in Amarillo, Scott was also the director of Amarillo Juniors volleyball club and led them to the most successful period in the club's history. Scott's college coaching career spans 18 years. He was the assistant coach at West Texas A&M, Northern Arizona and South Carolina and the head coach at Northern Michigan and Boise State. Scott's college experience is invaluable in understanding the college recruiting process and rules, which assists the club in guiding an mentoring each athlete through their volleyball career. He also understands the training necessary to achieve the highest level of play possible and will set the curriculum accordingly.