10-13 Coaches

13 Mizuno

Andy Gass

Club & Youth Director & Coach
Head Coach: 16 Mizuno
Head Coach: 13 Mizuno
Email: nitrovbc@gmail.com
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 new 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 19 years & a Club Director for 15 years. Head Coach: 14 National team for the 2014-2015 season, qualifying for the Tour of Texas, 3rd in Open at the North East 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, finishing 4th in the Tour of Texas, 3rd in Open at the ShowMe Qualifier and earning a spot in the 15 Open Girl’s National Championships, finishing ranked 23rd in the Nation.

Jeff Wigley

Head Coach: 13 Mizuno
Email: jwigley@shelton.org
Two years coaching boy's varsity volleyball at San Marcos High School in San Diego. The second season we made the playoffs for the first time in school history. Two years coaching boys club volleyball in San Diego One-year coaching 8th grade girl's volleyball at Utley middle school in Rockwall. Two years coaching middle school girl's volleyball at the Hillcrest academy. Eleven years of coaching the high school varsity and junior varsity girl's volleyball at the Shelton School. Three years of coaching and directing Dallas Impact Volleyball Club. 26 years of overall experience in coaching Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Tennis, Golf, Softball and Track and Field. 19 years of teaching experience. Jeff is also Impact, Cap I and Cap II Certified.

13 Molten

Darren Teicher

Leadership & Coach
Head Coach: 13 Molten
Email: darren.teicher@summitvolleyball.com
Darren is in his 9th year with the SNVC family. He has qualified twice in the open division and twice at the national division. He qualified both open teams at the Northern Lights Qualifier, once with a 3rd place finish. He is also entering his 6th year as the Head Coach at St. Marks School of Dallas. In his second season at the school, the team won an SPC title which is the equivalent of a state title for public schools. His St. Marks team is also back to winners of the title in 2014/2015.  Prior to coaching at St. Marks, Darren spent 3 years at the Episcopal School of Dallas where he was an Assistant Coach for the Varsity team.  In his 3rd season, they won an SPC title as well. Before moving to Dallas, Darren was an Assistant Coach at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, TX. While coaching there, he also spent time coaching for Austin Juniors Volleyball Club.  He qualified once at the National Invitational level. As a player in his younger years, he spent 2 years at Columbia College in Columbia, MO.  In those 2 years, the team was the National runner-up in 1999 and the National Champions in 2000.  Much of his coaching knowledge was learned under the guidance of then coaches Wayne and Susan Kreklow.  They are now the co-head coaches at the University of Missouri.

Walt Ranstrom

Assistant Coach: 13 Molten

13 Blue

Evann Hopkins

Head Coach: 13 Blue
I've played club ball for Dallas juniors, summit, and premier. 4 year letter at highland park, club team at university of arkansas. I've coached for MVP club under Donnie Maze, and was assistant coach for Providence Christian School of Texas 7th and 8th grade teams in 2012.

12 Mizuno

CAM Metcalf

Head Coach: 12 Mizuno
Email: cindy.metcalf@hp.com

12 Molten

Cathy Manderson

Head Coach: 12 Molten
Email: cjmanderson10@gmail.com

12 Blue

Sharhonda Conner

Head Coach: 12 Blue
Email: sharhonda01@yahoo.com
Originally from Port Arthur, TX, Sharhonda attended Texas A&M University in College Station and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. While at A&M she was a 4 year member of the Corps of Cadets military ROTC program where she competed in Corps level intramurals such as flag football, softball, and volleyball, in addition to holding leadership positions of scholastic corporal, battalion recruiting sergeant, and senior chaplain. She was also actively involved with Dance Arts Society, Sigma Phi Lambda Christian Sorority, and founded Aggie Coaches and Kinesiology Teachers. She is an active member of Watermark Community Church, leading in the children's ministry, and participates in 5K races, camp gladiator boot camps and volleyball and softball leagues. This is Sharhonda’s 9th year of teaching and coaching. She began by teaching elementary PE and coaching with Skyhawks summer sports camps, before moving into junior high. She spent 2 years in Duncanville ISD teaching junior high PE and coaching volleyball and track, and 5 years with Wylie ISD teaching science and coaching volleyball, basketball, and track. She currently coaches the volleyball and basketball freshman A teams at Richardson High School and teaches elementary PE. This is her 8th year at SNVC and has coached various ages and levels of teams.  She is CAP I certified and working towards CAP II