Our Coaches

Nate Torvik, Asst. Club Director – 18-1s Head Coach   

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

Rev Volleyball
2020: 18-1 Elite

Team Indiana
2016-2020: 17-1 Elite, 16-2 Elite , 17/18-1| Head Coach, 15-1 Elite | Asst.

Indy Juniors
2011-2016: 18-1, 17-1, 15-2 Riptide | Head Coach

Performance Point
2009-2011: 15s Assistant Coach

Favorite Quote:
“Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Churchill

gracehunter

Grace Hunter 18-1s Assistant Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. Outside hitter for Terre Haute South (1 year)
  2. Outside Hitter for Hamilton Southeastern (3 years)
  3. Played beach volleyball for Indy Juniors for 3 years
  4. Played club volleyball at COA, Team Indiana, and Munciana
  5. Outside Hitter for Marian University
  6. 2020-2021 Asst. Coach at Munciana Indy – 16-2s

Favorite Quote:
“It’s going to be a journey. It’s not a sprint to get in shape.” – Kerri Walsh Jennings

Lauren Murray, 17/18-1s Head Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. 4-year Varsity starting Libero at Tindley High School; 3 Sectional championships, 2 Regional Championships, 1 Final 4 Appearance 
  2. University of Evansville DS/L- 2 years 
  3. Team Indiana – 2 years
  4. North Central High School: Varsity Volunteer Assistant Coach (1 year)

Favorite Quote:
“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Katie Hardegree 17/18-1s Assistant Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. Setter at Brownsburg High School
  2. Played club volleyball at Circle City and Team Indiana
  3. Setter for Marian University

Favorite Quote:
“It’s going to be a journey. It’s not a sprint to get in shape.” – Kerri Walsh Jennings

Carlos “Javi” Cruz, Club Director  – 17-1s Head Coach

Head Coach Rev / 20 Years of Coaching Experience
Coaching / Experience Background includes:
1. Former Head Coach of Puerto Rico Women’s U20 & U18 Nat. Team.
–  U20 World Championship (Czech Republic)/U20 Pan-American Cup (Cuba)
–  U18 Norceca (Costa Rica)
2. 18 years Vaqueros Club Director and currently Vaqueros Club President.
3. Owner, President and Head Coach of 414 Milwaukee Elite.
4. 20 years coaching boys’ and girls’ clubs and teams with 5 Nat. Championships.

Favorite Quote:
“Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of
what could go right.”
– Aristotle

danielmudd

Daniel Mudd 17-1s Assistant Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. Played at Serra High School of San Diego 4 year starter OH
  2. Played for Seaside Volleyball Club
  3. Played at Mesa College for Two year starter as OH
  4. Played on the Beach and Grass circuit for 6 years
  5. Head Coach Circle City Volleyball Club (2013-19)
  6. Assistant coach and interim Head Coach for The University of St. Marys
  7. Head Coach Cardinal Ritter High School 2013-2015
  8. Coached Men’s program at Miramar College for 2 years
  9. Coached Junipero Serra High School women’s team

Favorite Quote:
“SUCCESS isn’t always about greatness. It’s about CONSISTENCY. Consistent hard work leads to success. GREATNESS WILL COME” – Dwayne Johnson

Milton Crespo, Technical Director – 16-1s Head Coach 

Head Coach / 22 Years of Coaching Experience
Coaching / Experience Background includes:
1. Head Coach at FPVF (Puerto Rico Professional League) – 10 years
2. Coach of the Year at FPVF (2010)
3. Head Coach at University of Puerto Rico Bayamon -7 years
4. Head Coach at Club Level (Club Vaqueras de Bayamon and Team Indiana Volleyball Club) – 15 years
5. Head Coach at High School Level – 10 years
6. Professional Volleyball Player-LPVM – 4 years

Favorite Quote:
“There may be people who have more talent than you, but there’s no
excuse for anyone to work harder than you do-and believe in that.”– Derek Jeter

Taylor Svehla 16-1s Assistant Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. 2021-Present: Butler University, Volunteer Assistant Coach
  2. 2019-2021: South Dakota State University, Graduate Assistant Coach
  3. 2015-2018: Georgia College & State University, Four-Year Letter-Winner (Middle Blocker)
  4. 2014-2021 (seasonal when in Atlanta): A5 and VolleyPerformance Clinic Coach, 14-1 Assistant Coach 2015
  5. 2011-2015: MB for A5 Volleyball Club (15-1, 16-1, 18-1), best finish = 3rd Place at 2014 Nationals in 18-Open (starting MB and played up a year)

College Playing Background includes:

  1. Honorable Mention All-American, Conference Co-Player of the Year, NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team, 2018
  2. Conference Co-Freshman of the Year, 2015
  3. First Team All-Conference and D2CCA All-Region, 2017 and 2018
  4. Georgia College all-time leader in kills, hitting percentage, points, solo blocks, assist blocks, and total blocks
  5. First player in school history to have 1000 kills and 300 blocks, totaled 1,276 kills and 384 blocks

Favorite Quote:
“Success at anything will always come down to this: Focus and Effort, and we can control both.” – Dwayne Johnson

dexterstallworth

Dexter Stallworth 16-2s Head Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. Head JV and Asst. Varsity Coach Fishers Men’s Volleyball for 5 seasons
  2. 2019 Men’s IBVCA State Champion
  3. Head JV and Asst. Varsity Coach Brebeuf Women’s Volleyball (current)

Favorite Quote:
“If you can fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds’ worth of distance run, yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it, snd—which is more—you’ll be a Man, my son!” – Rudyard Kipling

disneystallworth

Disney Stallworth 16-2s Assistant Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. 4-Year Varsity Volleyball Team Captain at Cardinal Ritter High School
  2. Played at the Club Level for 5 years (Circle City, The Academy, and Indy Juniors Volleyball Clubs)
  3. Indy Beach Juniors Volleyball Club
  4. Played Collegiate Volleyball for the University of Saint Francis

Favorite Quote:
“Success at anything will always come down to this: Focus and Effort, and we can control both.” – Dwayne Johnson

Erica Stahl, 15-1s Head Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. Played collegiately at Butler University
  2. Played professionally at Club Murcia in Spain and VBC Aardorf in Switzerland
  3. Head coach Indy Assault 16-1 and 17-1
  4. Head JV and Asst. Varsity coach Brebeuf Men’s Volleyball
  5. Asst. Coach at Tindley High School

Favorite Quote:
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? – Marianne Williamson

Jaymeson Kinley 15-1s Assistant Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. Played club volleyball at Lexington United.
  2. Played at Austin Peay in Tennessee before transferring to Butler University.

Favorite Quote:
“Success at anything will always come down to this: Focus and Effort, and we can control both.” – Dwayne Johnson

Ella Stephenson, 15-2s Head Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. 18+ years coaching
  2. Various league, school and & club volleyball and tennis programs ages – 10-18s: YMCA Volleyball, Elwood HS Tennis, Jrs, Lady Royals VBC, Greenfield Middle School Tennis, Eastern Hancock Tennis, Herron HS JV & Varsity Volleyball, Moto VBC, Daleville HS JV Volleyball, Munciana Indy
  3. Outlook Youth Sports Volleyball Skills Director
  4. Private Positional Coach/Director – INDYVB-6RT

Favorite Quote:
“You’ve got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.” – Chris Evert

Maddie Barnhart 15-2s Assistant Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. Played club volleyball at Lexington United.
  2. Played at Austin Peay in Tennessee before transferring to Butler University.

Favorite Quote:
“Success at anything will always come down to this: Focus and Effort, and we can control both.” – Dwayne Johnson

Suzanne Masten 14-1s Head Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. 20+ Years Coaching Experience
  2. 2019 AAU National Champion (11u)
  3. 2020 AAU National Runner Up (12u)
  4. Played for Purdue University and on the AVP Tour
  5. Head Coach at Tri-West High School

Favorite Quote:
“Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.”Lou Holtz

haleycowart

Haley Cowart 14-1s Assistant Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. Setter/DS at Tri-West High School and Indy Juniors Volleyball Club (4 years)
  2. 13-2’s Assistant Coach at Indy Juniors Volleyball Club (1 year)
  3. Setter/DS at Butler University Women’s Club Volleyball (3 years)
  4. 13-2’s Assistant Coach at Academy Volleyball Club (1 year)
  5. 12-1’s Assistant Coach at Academy Volleyball Club (3 year)

Favorite Quote:
“Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.” – Kobe Bryant

Xavier McMillan-Brown, 14-2s Head Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. Played high school at HSE, club college at Ball State (Pres./Team Captain)
  2. Head Coach at Munciana – 5 years
  3. Head Coach at Monroe Central – 2 years
  4. Varsity Assistant/JV Head Coach at Muncie Burris – 2 years

Favorite Quote:
“Nobody cares. Work harder.”unknown

Brea Metz, 14-2s Assistant Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:
1. Four year varsity starter, Indiana All Star, First Team All State at Hauser High School
2. Played Club at Munciana, Havoc, and Team Indiana
3. Played at Huntington University for 4 years as an OH/OPP
4. Coached Club for Empowered Sports Academy 2 years

Favorite Quote:
“Here’s how I’m going to beat you. I’m going to out work you. That’s it. That’s all there is to it.”
– Pat Summit

Gene Murray, 13-1s Head Coach | 15-16R Head Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. Tindley High School Varsity Assistant Coach/JV Head Coach (6 years); 4 consecutive Sectional championships
  2. Tindley Middle School: Head Coach (6 years)
  3. North Central High School: Varsity Assistant Coach (2 years)
  4. Cathedral High School Freshman Head Coach (1 year)
  5. Team Indiana (3 years)
  6. UpTempo Sports (3 Years)
  7. Pike High School Varsity Head Coach (Current)

Favorite Quote:
“A successful person never loses…They either win or learn!” – John Calipari

Rillian Dennis 13-1s Assistant Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. Middle/RS at Warren Central 2011-2015 (4 years)
  2. Middle/Pin at Butler University 2015-2020 ( 5 years)
  3. Coach at Sharon Clark’s Butler University Volleyball Camps from 2015-Present (6 years)
  4. Coach for Nike Elite Volleyball Camps 2015-2017 (2 years)
  5. Junior Varsity Assistant Coach at Pike High School (1 year)

Favorite Quote:
“A champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall.” – Serena Williams

Allie Cowan, 13-2s Head Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. DS at Indy Juniors Volleyball Club (6 years)
  2. DS at Marietta College (1 year)
  3. DS at Guerin Catholic High School
  4. Coach at Indy Juniors 10u (1 year)
  5. Coach at Pioneer Volleyball Club 15u (1year)

Favorite Quote:
“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination”  – Tommy Lasorda

Adriana Middleton, 13-2s Assistant Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:
1. Played at Lutheran High School of Indianapolis – 3 years.
2. Played at University of the Cumberlands – 1 year.
3. Was a DS/Serving Specialist at Wilmington College – 3 years.
4. Won a championship at AAUs
5. 5th highest at Wilmington College in serving aces

Favorite Quote:
“You dream. You plan. You reach. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, with belief, with confidence and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits.” – Michael Phelps

Katie Conner, 12-1s Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. 20+ years coaching athletes K-12
  2. Owner at iBeach in Westfield, IN
  3. 8th grade – JV Coach – Westfield High School – 2018-current
  4. JV Coach – Hamilton Heights – 2016-2017
  5. Varsity Assistant – Scecina High School – 2001

Favorite Quote:
“You are only as strong as your weakest link…work as a unit!  – anonymous

Morgan Gonsoski 12-1s Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:
1. Played at Elkhart Memorial High School & Krush Volleyball Club (2014 – 2018)
2. President and Libero for Ball State Women’s Club Volleyball 3 years (2018-2021)
3. Head coach of 12 National Team, 13 Regional Team, and 18 Regional Team at Munciana Volleyball Club (2018-2021)
4. Freshman Coach at Cathedral High School (Present)

Favorite Quote:
“Winning isn’t the point. Wanting to win is the point. Not giving up is the point. Never letting up is the point. Never being satisfied with what you’ve done is the point. The game is never over. The secret of the game is in doing your best. To persist and endure.” – Pat Summit

chelseahoffman

Chelsea Hoffman Assistant Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. Southport High School 6 years. (2 Varsity Asst., 4 head coach)
  2. Indy Juniors assistant coach 1 year
  3. Audobon Volleyball Association (3 years)
  4. Collegiately at Kentucky Wesleyan College- 2 time Capital 1 Academic All American
  5. Played at Southport High School

Favorite Quote:
“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”
– Babe Ruth

samsoltis

Sam Soltis Assistant Coach

Coaching / Experience Background includes:

  1. 4-Year Varsity Volleyball Team Captain at Cardinal Ritter High School
  2. Played at the Club Level for 5 years (Circle City, The Academy, and Indy Juniors Volleyball Clubs)
  3. Indy Beach Juniors Volleyball Club
  4. Played Collegiate Volleyball for the University of Saint Francis

Favorite Quote:
“Success at anything will always come down to this: Focus and Effort, and we can control both.” – Dwayne Johnson