Described as a coach who is passionate, kind, and driven, Jason has spread the love for the game in each of his players. Having played on some of the top club teams in San Diego throughout his entire high school career, he uses his experiences as a player to help guide his coaching methodologies with his main goal being to be the coach that he himself would want to play for.
Jason specializes in teaching defense as he was the starting varsity libero at Mission Hills High School since his Sophomore Year receiving numerous Best Defensive Player of the Year accolades and made the Scripps Ranch Tournament All-American Team as Junior and Senior and First Team All League his Senior Year. Being a libero, he teaches technical soundness, discipline, and mental toughness, three aspects of the game that he believes are absolutely vital in the best players.
Jason attends college at the University of San Diego with a major in Biology and a minor in business.
Chloe is from Las Vegas, Nevada and is currently in her ninth year of playing volleyball. She is a Senior at the University of Saint Katherine where she studies Business Marketing. Not only does she have a passion for playing but she also has a passion for coaching. Chloe has been coaching 12U & 14U for five years now and absolutely loves it! She loves coaching so much, she thinks about it, dreams about it and talks about it all the time. It is such a huge part of her life and she is happy to call SoCal home!
Tyler Branson-White has been associated with the games of volleyball since he was small enough to curl up and hide behind one! His love and inspiration for the game exploded when he was about 8 when he started assisting with line calling, stat keeping and being a mascot for his mothers collegiate team.
Tyler joined club in his early high school years and played competitively to expand his knowledge of volleyball until he graduated. Upon graduation Tyler joined the Marine Corps. Now he has joined forces with SoCal and is excited to be a part of the volleyball word and the SoCal family once again.</div
JT specializes in the technical side of the game and loves to break down skills with younger players. He is credited for introducing SoCal coaches Craig Wilson, Bjorn Dahl, and Ben Moselle to the game of volleyball.
He is currently the girls freshmen head coach at San Dieguito Academy.
Rocky started playing volleyball when she was 8 years old, playing up on a 12’s team. She never looked back on a long career of Elite volleyball at Viper Volleyball Club in Temecula. Rocky was a libero through her club and high school career at Vista Murrieta High School. She played her first year of college at Missouri Southern, a NCAA Division II college. She then returned home to play at Palomar College.
Rocky began her coaching career at Valley Center High School where she coached the girls Novice team. She then became the Head Coach for the Boys program for the next two years. Rocky then took a full time job at Classical Academy, and coached at the JV level for the girls team and recently assisted for the Beach Program.
Rocky describes her coaching as a defensively minded, appreciating scrappy and smart players followed by a quick offense. She focuses on improving technique and helping players increasing their volleyball IQ.
Morgan grew up on Doheny State Beach his entire life. From surfing, to summer camps, to beach volleyball. Morgan has been the director of the annual Doheny Beach Volleyball Camp and Doheny CBVA tournaments for the past 20 years. Morgan has also been an avid “AAA” ranked beach player in California.
Morgan’s previous coaching experience includes being a Head Coach and Director of Club Lite at San Clemente VBC. Before that, he coached at WAVE VBC for both indoor and beach teams. Morgan also spent time as the Girls Varsity Head Coach at San Juan Hills High School. He owned his own club called Velocity VBC from 2005-2011.
SoCal is extremely excited to have such a well experienced and successful coach become a key part of both the beach and indoor volleyball.
Kerena’s players would describe her coaching style as fun, constantly supportive, and persistent. She requires a lot from her players and they always show great improvement.
Kerena enters her fourth year at SoCal where she takes her competitive experience as four-year Varsity player at Vista High School, playing for former Vista Coach Aimee, and now standout player at Mira Costa College. She has been instrumental in running SoCal’s summer camps, clinics, and FutureStars, and specializes in player development. Kerena has been coaching and assisting teams in the travel and local programs for years.
Players would describe Aimee’s coaching style as, “tough but fair, passionate, focused on technique and ball control, never mad or yelling but positive, smiling and nurturing.”
Aimee Asebroek graduated with honors from the University of California, Irvine in 2005 where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and her minor in Educational Studies. At UC Irvine, she was the president and captain of the women’s club volleyball team for three years, earning the SCCVL Player of the Year award her last three years. Aimee was also the President of the Southern California Collegiate Volleyball league.
Aimee started her club coaching career with North County Volleyball Club’s 12 and under team at the age of 19, and has since coached at SoCal Volleyball Club. She has coached teams at every age group and level for girls, and the 14s and 16s level for boys. She has also run camps and coached for the City of Vista, Club Strictly Volleyball and North County Volleyball Club.
Aimee has coached at San Marcos High School and assisted at AIAA Conference Champion Cal State San Marcos University, and worked closely with their head coach, A.I.I. Volleyball Coach of the Year, Andrea Leonard on both the coaching and recruiting side. She spent 4 years as the Varsity Coach at Vista High School. She has worked closely with her volleyball mentor, Olympian Mary Jo Peppler to develop a curriculum for SoCal that ensures a player will have the same technically driven experience from coach to coach and team to team.
Aimee believes that consistent technical work and feedback are a must for ALL ages and skill levels but that developing and maintaining teamwork skills and great attitudes are even more critical. For her, there is an overriding emphasis on enjoying the experience as a whole and creating a lifelong love for the game. Aimee also stresses consistent hard work and respect for one another and coaches. She teaches her coaches to be kind, fair, consistent and disciplined with their kids.
Phil’s interest in volleyball started at a young age in the sand on the shores of Lake Michigan in Chicago. In college Phil met his wife Katy who was a volleyball stud from California and they played volleyball constantly throughout college and beyond. His daughters interest in volleyball and the proximity of SoCal VBC brought Phil into coaching. He has assisted 12-16s teams at SoCal since 2014 and coached for three years at San Marcos High most recently as head coach of the JV team. Phil has been fortunate to have assistant coached for Karolyn Kirby, Aimee Asebroek, and most recently Eric Sato. He believes that team sports can teach us many skills needed to be successful in life, so the focus should be on more than just the technical details of volleyball. He has two daughters, Alaura and Abi, who played at SoCal. Phil is the Mechanical Engineering Manager at Production Systems in Poway.