Coach Walter aka Bubba started his volleyball career by playing beach for Baylor University. He also played 3 years as the starting libero for the Baylor Men's Club Volleyball team. Bubba has coached for several different clubs across Texas as well as coaches on the varsity level in the public school system. He is a passionate coach who loves the game and loves to watch players learn, grow, and succeed.
Chuck Spivey is currently a Captain for the Irving Fire Dept. where he has been a firefighter/paramedic for the past 26 years. In the mid 80’s he was a setter for the UTA men’s club volleyball team. After becoming a firefighter, he was the team captain for the Irving Fire Dept volleyball team from 1993-2015 competing in USVBA (the old USAV) as well as Texas Firefighter Summer Games tournaments. He has coached in the local YMCA volleyball program the past 6 years. He has played/coached volleyball for a total of 32 years and is a certified Setter Coach by The Art of Coaching Volleyball. His favorite coaching quote is from Vince Lombardi. “The only place success comes before winning is in the dictionary.”
Faith Davis has played school and club volleyball for the past 7 years. She graduated from Keller Central High School being awarded 1st team all districts as an all around outside hitter. Faith is currently playing at NorthLake College. She has coached summers at Tejas Volleyball Club. Faith's coaching moto is "Every player has a potential with hard work and courage."
Sierra Morrison played school volleyball for 6 years and club volleyball at Tejas volleyball club for 3 years. She graduated from Haltom High School being awarded MVP 2 years in a row, offensive player of the year, and second Team all district. She played a year at North Central Texas College and she coached for the Watauga Rec. Sierra’s coaching motto is “All things are difficult before they are easy”.
Payton Gidney has been playing indoor and beach volleyball for 7 years. She graduated from Grapevine High School in 2016, where she played outside hitter. Payton currently plays indoor and beach volleyball at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. Payton has previously coached at Attack and Eagle Mountain volleyball club. Payton’s coaching motto is “To go from good to great, it’s all in the details. Everything matters.”
Jaclyn has coached for nine years at the club level. Four years at Wisconsin Juniors, and five years at Oklahoma Peak Performance. Coach Hill has coached ages 12-16. This will be her first year with Phoenix Volleyball Club, and her 10th club season as a head coach. She has played club volleyball for 6 years. She also played on varsity levels in High School, and in College. Jaclyn graduated from Trinity International University with a major in Elementary Education, she then graduated with her masters degree in Educational Administration for the University of Central Oklahoma.
Lauren began playing school and club volleyball 8 years ago. She graduated from Keller Central high school, playing middle and right side for the varsity team. After graduating Lauren began coaching for SVA volleyball where she has coached for the past two seasons. Lauren’s coaching motto is “You haven’t failed until you quit trying.”
Caitlin Sherwood is currently an elementary school teacher. She began playing volleyball in 5th grade for school. She played club volleyball for two years in high school. In high school, her team won league championships and went to the state tournament twice. In college, Caitlin played on University of California, Davis Women’s Club Volleyball team. Her team placed in the top ten of the national tournament for 2 years. She has had training in many different positions on the court. She began her career as a left side hitter and later became a middle hitter. For a majority of her career she was a right side hitter and a setter. Her coaching motto is from Michael Jordan, “Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.”
Nicole has been playing volleyball since she was in 6th grade, and continued to play throughout college. She is currently an elementary school teacher, and is excited to start this new journey with Phoenix Volleyball Club. Her favorite coaching motto is by John Wooden, "It is the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen"