Female Program Coaches

Ducks - 1 Elite Head Coaches

Nicole Curran
13-1 Head Coach

Coaching Experience
20+ seasons of coaching experience (club, high school and beach)
Level 1 Development Coach
Junior Ducks Coordinator
Ducks Beach High Performance Coach 2015 to Present 
Coaching Achievements
2017 12U Provincial Silver Medalist
2016 18U Provincial Gold Medalist (assistant)
2015 17U Provincial Silver Medalist (assistant)
Playing Experience
Duck Alumni 2003 to 2007
Douglas College Alumni 2007 to 2010
About Nicole
Nicole loves playing volleyball, running super long distances, hanging with her sweet dog Hershey and travelling the world. She also has a sweet husband named Aaron.

Katie Ball
14-1 Head Coach

Coaching Experience
14+ season of coaching experience (club, high school and beach)
Level 1 Development Coach
Ducks High Performance Beach Coach 2017 to Present
University of the Fraser Valley Women’s Assistant Coach 2016 to 2017
Team BC Coach 2013 to 2017
Coaching Achievements
2019 14U Provincial Gold Medalist
2018 Ducks Volleyball Club Coach of the Year
2018 12U Provincial Gold Medalist
2017 Volleyball BC Rising Star Coach of the Year
2017 16U National Team Challenge Cup Silver Medalist Team BC
Playing Experience
Team BC Alumni 2010 to 2014
Capilano College Alumni 2011
University of British Columbia Okanagan Alumni 2012 to 2016
Playing Achievements
2019 National Beach Volleyball League Athlete – BC Professional Beach League
2016 University of British Columbia Okanagan Female Athlete of the Year
2016 USPORTS National Bronze Medalist
2016 USPORTS Nationals Championship First Team All-Star
2016 USPORTS First Team All-Canadian
2015 and 2016 Canada West All-Star
2014 Canada Games Silver Medalist
About Katie
Katie loves playing all sports, even rugby! After her indoor career, she has fallen in love with beach volleyball.  Katie loves volleyball and coaching, she has a contagious positive attitude that brings out the best in those around her. Katie is also married to the super awesome Ben Ball.

Bryan Gee
15-1 Head Coach

Coaching Experience
50+ seasons of coaching experience  (club, high school, beach)
Level 3 Advanced Performance Indoor Coach / Certified Beach Performance Coach
Team BC Coach various roles 2001 to present (Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Baden Cup Lead Coach)
University of the Fraser Valley Women’s Assistant Coach 2007 to 2009
Trinity Western University Women’s Assistant Coach 2001 to 2004
Coaching Achievements
2003 15U, 2004 16U, 2011 14U, 2013 14U, 2017 18U, 2018 14U Provincial Champions and 20 additional Tier 1 Provincial Medals
2012 Volleyball BC Youth Development Coach of the Year
2005 Volleyball BC Club Coach of the Year
2017 Volleyball BC Club Coach of the Year 
2013 and 2016 BC Community Sports Hero Award Tri-Cities 
2019 Sport BC Presidents’ Award Recipient
About Gee
Married to the best wife in the world, Jen, and has 3 sweet children: Noah, Elizabeth and Abigail = GEE CLAN

Jordan Thies
16-1 Head Coach

Coaching Experience
30+ seasons of coaching experience  (club, high school, beach)
Level 2 Advanced Development Indoor Coach 
Team BC Coach various roles 2001 to present (Head Coach, Assistant Coach, Baden Cup Lead Coach)
Ducks Beach High Performance Coach 2013 to Present
Team BC Baden Cup Coach 2013 to Present (various years)
Coaching Achievements
2004 and 2005 Junior Girls Provincial Bronze Medalist
2006 AAAA Senior Girls Provincial Bronze Medalist
2011 14U Provincial Gold Medalist
2011 14U National Bronze Medalist
2016 Fraser Valley Junior Girls Silver Medalist
2016 17U Provincial Silver Medalist (assistant)
2017 18U Provincial Gold Medalist (assistant)
Multiple Beach Medalist
About JT
JT loves to train hard and loves beards. He creates an intense training culture in his gym, and gets the most out of his athletes. He is married to the amazing Lindsey, and has an awesome son named Lincoln.

Makoto Tanaka
17-1 Head Coach

Coaching Experience
6+ seasons of coaching experience  (club and high school)
Level 1 Development Coach, Level 2 Advanced Development Coach in progress
3+ seasons of coaching high school volleyball in Japan
Coaching Achievements
2018 16U T2 Provincial Bronze Medalist
Playing Experience
5 years elite high school, Rikkyo High, Japan
3 years university, Rikkyo University, Japan
Playing Achievements
Best setter in Saitama region, Japan
About Makato
Makato brings international experience and diversity to our club. He has coached and played at very high levels in Japan, and brings his expertise and knowledge to the Ducks. Makato loves fast pace, active training, where athletes are always engaged and working hard. When not coaching, he enjoys watching and playing volleyball, and playing with his daughter. 

Please contact evan@ducksvolleyball.ca for information about the 17U team

Evan Kellett
18-1 Coach

Coaching Experience
30+ season of coaching experience (club, high school)
Level 2 Advanced Development Coach
Team BC and Baden Cup Involvement 2000 to Present
BC Summer Games / Zone Lead Coach 2013 to 2014
Coaching Achievements
2015 17U Provincial Silver Medalist
2014 BC Summer Games Gold Medalist
2010, 2011, 2014 AAAA High School Provincial Silver Medalist
2009, 2010, 2011 AAAA High School Fraser Valley Gold Medalist
2014 Port Coquitlam Community/Sports Leadership Award
About Evan
Evan works tirelessly to grow the game of volleyball in our community and province. He is a continual learner of the game, and cares tremendously about his athletes and their development. Evan loves to camp, sit in front of fires outdoors, and hang out with his lovely wife Pam, and super sweet daughter Georgia.

Ducks - 2 Head Coaches​

Rob Behrouzian
13-2 Head Coach

Coaching Experience
10+ seasons of coaching experience (club and high school)
Level 2 Advanced Development Coach
Duck Indoor Coach 2013 to Present
Coaching Achievements
2018 U18 National Gold Medalist (D2)
2017 U13 Provincial Gold Medalist (D2)
2016 U13 Provincial Gold Medalist (D2)
2015 U15 Provincial Gold Medalist (D2)
2014 U14 National Gold Medalist (D2)
About Rob
Rob loves volleyball and teaching the game. He has successfully worked with all age levels and abilities, and brings out the best in his athletes. He is an active volleyball referee, giving back to the community, and a constant learner of the game. He has an extremely positive outlook and coaching style, that motivates his athletes. 

Jacqui Holmes
14-2 Head Coach

Coaching Experience
10+ seasons of coaching experience (club)
Level 1 Development Coach
Duck Indoor Coach 2008 to Present
Coaching Achievements
2018 U13 Gold Medalist (D2)
2017 U14 Provincial Gold Medalist (D2)
Playing Experience
Team BC Alumni 2007 to 2008
Duck Alumni 2002 to 2008
Douglas College Alumni 2009 to 2012
About Jacky
Jacky is a life long loyal Duck. She loves hiking, the Portland Trail Blazers & spending time with family and friends. She is an amazing role model and  passionate volleyball coach.

David Butcher
15-2 Head Coach

Coaching Experience
5+ seasons of coaching experience (club and high school)
Level 1 Development Coach
Focus, Ducks and Riverside Secondary Coach 2016 to Present
Coaching Achievements
2017 National Gold Medalist (D2 T1)
Playing Experience
Has competed in various competitive and recreational leagues for over 40 years
About Dave
Dave enjoys coaching and is passionate about the game of volleyball. He has experience coaching a number of age levels, and is passionate about athlete development and volleyball. He is continually learning about the game and sharing his knowledge. When not stuck in a gym, he is often messing around with his camera:) 

Jack Chong
16-2 Head Coach

Coaching Experience
10+ seasons of coaching experience (club)
Level 2 Advanced Development Coach
Ducks Indoor Coach 2008 to Present
15+ seasons coach high performance Rep Fast-Pitch
Coaching Achievements
2006 BC Summer Games Fast-Pitch Gold Medalist
About Jack
Jack is a long time, loyal, Ducks coach who is committed to the growth and development of his athletes. He has a wealth of experience coaching both high levels of volleyball and fast-pitch. 

Grant Morrison
17-2 Head Coach

Coaching Experience
4+ seasons of coaching experience (club)
Level 2 Advanced Development Coach in Progress
Ducks Coach 2015 to Present
Provincial Level Official
Coaching Achievements
2018 Volleyball Canada Nationals, Outstanding Coach Award
About Grant
Grant is a committed Duck coach, who wants to grow the game and share his passion for volleyball with his athletes. He has coached competitive swimming and diving for 5 years in Ottawa and was a National Level competitive swimmer in amateur and masters divisions. Grant has a large amount of experience coaching elite athletes, which transfers to his training environment.
Good Players Inspire themselves, Great players Inspire others.

Janet Andrew
18-2 Head Coach

Coaching Experience
15+ season of coaching experience (club and high school)
Level 2 Advanced Development Coach
Ducks Indoor Coach 2010 to Present
Centennial Secondary Coach 2014 to Present
Coaching Achievements
2017 PoCo Sport Alliance Volunteer Award
About Janet
Janet is an amazing leader in our community, with a tremendous level of experience coaching both softball and volleyball year round. She is an experienced coach, and has a lot of experience developing athletes in both high school and club. She is a tremendously hard worker, who selflessly gives her time to see athletes succeed.

Ducks - 3 Head Coaches

Jessica Bell
13-3 Head Coach

Coaching Experience
Level 1 Development Coach
14+ seasons of coaching experience (club and school)
Active coach in SD43 for the past 10+ years
Grade 8 Volleyball Coordinator SD43 2016 to Present
Coaching Achievements
2016 13U D3 T1 Provincial Gold Medalist
2015 13U D2 T1 Provincial Gold Medalist
2014 13U D2 T1 Provincial Gold Medalist
About Jess
Jess is an experienced teacher in SD43 who is passionate about growing the game, and sharing her love for sport and volleyball with her athletes. Jess is an amazing coach who builds specials connections with her athletes and teams.

Monica Lueg
14-3 Head Coach

Coaching Experience
Level 1 Development Coach in Training
Previous UBC Women’s Junior Varsity Coach
Previous Thunder Volleyball Club Coach
Playing Experience
Team Canada Beach Alumni 1994 to 95
Team Ontario Alumni 
University of Winnipeg Alumni 1987 to 1989 
Team Canada Indoor Alumni 1989 to 1991 
Playing Achievements
1992 and 1993 Canadian Beach National Champion
1989 Best Passer Award FIVB World Cup
1988 CIAU (USPORTS) National Champions
1988 CIAU (USPORTS) Rookie of the Year
About Monica
Monica has a wealth of volleyball experience, and has competed against the best in the world. She has an amazing amount of international experience as a player, and is now building her coaching resume. Monica is excited to share her experiences and knowledge with our club to help us continue to grow and learn. 

Serene Lau
15-3 Head Coach

Henry Wong
16-3 Head Coach

Coaching Experience
Level 2 Advanced Development Coach in Training
6+ seasons of coaching experience (club and school)
Gleaneagle Secondary Coach 2016 to Present
Coaching Achievements
2018 18U D3 Nationals Bronze Medalist
2017 U17 D2 National Silver Medal
About Henry
Henry has been playing volleyball since high school, where he first started loving it. After high school, he continued playing in various adult leagues as a setter in BC and Alberta. He is also very active as a Level 2 Volleyball Official for Volleyball BC for over 30 years. Henry is passionate about volleyball, and believes there is no better sport to have players play as a team and support each other. One of his goals is to see athletes give back to their community as coaches or assistants, and to continue growing and sharing their passion for the game.

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13-1 Elite Assistant Coach

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Grace Warkentin
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Olivia Cesaretti
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15-1 Elite Assistant Coaches

Alison McKay
15-1 Elite Assistant Coach

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Jen Hacker
15-1 Elite Assistant Coach

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Bianca Te
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16-1 Elite Assistant Coaches

Karlee Diesing
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Gabby Sakowicz
16-1 Elite Assistant Coach

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Jessica Neilson
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17-1 Elite Assistant Coaches

Gabby Fortin
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Savannah Brennan
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18-1 Elite Assistant Coaches

Paul Conzatti
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Tamara Weninger
18-1 Elite Assistant Coach

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Cambria Janes
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Ducks - 2 Assistant Coaches

Heather Jude
13-2 Assistant Coach

Linsey Flintoff
13-2 Assistant Coach

Amanda Ramsden
14-2 Assistant Coach

Alanna Yao
15-2 Assistant Coach

Taissia Goundrova
15-2 Assistant Coach

Devre Boyle
16-2 Assistant Coach

Meaghan Pearen
16-2 Assistant Coach

Timothy Olson
16-2 Assistant Coach

Dayna Morrison
17-2 Assistant Coach

Jordan Andrew
18-2 Assistant Coach

Rachel Armstrong
14-3 Assistant Coach

Allie Shaw
15-3 Assistant Coach

Nicole Ramsden
15-3 Assistant Coach

Jacqueline Nopre
16-3 Assistant Coach

Rebecca Price
16-3 Assistant Coach