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  • Sola Martin

    Coach

  • Fayth Rascon-Ryn

    Coach

    Three words to describe Coach Fayth would be: trustworthy, empathetic and fun! Fayth started coaching…

  • Michelle Gardiner

    Coach

    Three words to describe Michelle are: motivated, focused and determined. She started coaching in 1990…

  • Kennedy Ragg

    Coach

  • Aimee Asebroek

    Coaching Director

  • Jason Sebastian

    Jason Sebastian

    Coach

  • Sydney Deturk

    Coach

  • Colleen Jones

    Coach

  • Azriel White

    Coach

    Three words to describe Azriel are: outgoing, fun and hardworking! She started coaching in 2019…

Sola Martin

Coach

Sola began her love for volleyball at a very young age while playing it with her family in the backyard of her childhood home. She again found a passion for it her freshman year of high school at Rancho Buena Vista. After playing four years of high school and club volleyball she was offered a scholarship to Pt. Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA.

For 4 years she was the starting setter at Pt. Loma where she led her team 3 times to a 3rd place semi-final finish in the NAIA National tournament. At Pt. Loma she received many accolades including becoming a 3 time All American, GSAC Player of the Year, 3 time MVP and many others.

Sola began coaching the 13’s team at North County VBC when she was 18 and continued coaching different 13,14 and 15’s team for North County VBC and SoCal VBC for the next 10 years. At SoCal she also assisted the 17’s team as a setters coach.

Sola is now married with 4 amazing children. Now that her children are approaching the age she was when her passion for volleyball began she is excited and thankful for the opportunity to get back into the Volleyball arena. She is most looking forward to working with young players and passing on the fundamentals of a strong passionate player.

Fayth Rascon-Ryn

Coach

Three words to describe Coach Fayth would be: trustworthy, empathetic and fun! Fayth started coaching in 2017 where she went to Nationals while coaching at Mizuno Long Beach. The following year, her team returns to Nationals and won the Championship for the 13’s Open division! Players would describe Fayth’s coaching style as relatable, direct and calm.

Fayth has been playing volleyball since she was thirteen and is currently a senior at CSUSM. Her first two years of college volleyball were spent at Long Beach State. A fun fact about Fayth is that she has a pet gecko named Jinx, and a pet beta fish named #2.She chose to join the SoCal coaching staff because, “the environment was beyond welcoming, and the staff is so kind!”

Michelle Gardiner

Coach

Three words to describe Michelle are: motivated, focused and determined. She started coaching in 1990 at various programs like: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Northern Arizona, Western Carolina, Utah State, Idaho State, Lake Superior State as well as different high schools and clubs over the decades. Her coaching accolades include: NCAA Division 1 AVCA 100+ wins club. Multiple 20+ win seasons at Western Carolina. Coach of the year in both 1990 and 1991 for the Los Padres League. Players describe her coaching style as being a very detailed fundamental coach. “I feel very strongly about solidifying strong fundamental skills as the basis to grow as a player. I love this game passionately and I try my best to pass that passion on to my players in my coaching.” Players would say she is a Coach that pushes you to be your best, has hard working practices and mixes in some fun too!

Michelle has played professionally in Switzerland, in 2 professional leagues in the USA, she spent time training with the USA Women’s National Team (Both A & B teams), was an All American Outside Hitter at Cal Poly SLO, a 2 Time Cal Poly Female Athlete of the Year, Big West Conference All Region 2x and All Big West Freshman Team.

She chose to coach as SoCal because, “I absolutely love teaching and coaching. I also love the SoCal motto to BE KIND! The SoCal staff has been so welcoming to me and my daughter. It feels like a great fit.” A fun fact about Michelle is that she is 1 of (less than) 5 outside hitters to become an All American outside hitter at only 5’8” tall in the past 25 years of NCAA Division 1 volleyball!!

Kennedy Ragg

Coach

Aimee Asebroek

Coaching Director

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.

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Jason Sebastian

Jason Sebastian

Coach

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.

Sydney Deturk

Coach

Colleen Jones

Coach

Azriel White

Coach

Three words to describe Azriel are: outgoing, fun and hardworking! She started coaching in 2019 at Glendora youth volleyball club. Players describe her coaching style as fun but stern. “Many of the skills you learn in volleyball will translate to real world situations. I want to make sure that I’m not only Coach great volleyball players but great humans as well.” Azriel has been playing since she was 14 years old. She first went to a 2 year college in Idaho where they won the national tournament. After that she transferred to Saint Kathrine University where she plans to finish her beach and indoor career! Azriel is choosing to coach at SoCal VBC because she believes we create a fun learning environment which is vital for kids. A fun fact about her is that she’s been a setter for only four years of my 9 year career.