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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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Alessandra Romero

Coach

Coach Ale has had an absolute passion for volleyball since the day she picked up a ball. At Mission Hills high school, her alma mater, she achieved the starting libero position her junior and senior year as well as earning awards such as Coaches’ Award, Defensive Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year. She continued her talents at Cal State San Marcos’ competitive club team after graduating in 2015. She is currently competing at San Diego Mesa college as well as attending CSUSM where she is thrilled to be competing collegiately. She has coached Sage Creek’s boys freshman team for 2016 and 2017 season where they have won league and CIF back to back, and won state for the first time in program history. She has also coached Sage Creek’s JV girls as well as San Dieguito Academy JV girls where several incredible wins went down in history.

Coach Ale is also no stranger to the club, as she played 3 club seasons on a couple of top teams right here at SoCal. From running Future Stars, to assisting the beach program and assisting 15-Jason’s national team, she truly has a calling to connecting well with younger players. Many players would define her coaching style as patient, nurturing, yet accountable. She will ultimately push you to do your absolute best, all while having tons of fun. Ale strongly believes that everything must be done with a purpose and is achieved through a process, in where she will be every step of the day.

Aly Torline

Coach

Torline played collegiate volleyball for Cal State San Bernardino. She was a four year starting Outside Hitter for the Coyotes, leading the team to three NCAA West Region Finals and two CCAA Championships. Torline was an AVCA First Team All-American, two-time CSUSB Scholar-Athlete of the year, four-time All-CCAA honoree, and a 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year nominee.

Currently, Torline is the 1st Assistant Volleyball Coach at Cal State University San Marcos. Prior to Cal State San Marcos, she served two years as the Assistant Coach for Wesleyan University in Connecticut, where she also earned her M.A. in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Psychology. She helped guide the Cardinals to the program’s first NESCAC Championship in 2017 with the 2018 squad reaching the NCAA DIII Elite 8. During her time at Wesleyan, the program produced four AVCA All-Americans and four All-Conference honorees.

Prior to Wesleyan, Torline served as a club coach in Southern California for five years, working with 13-16 year age groups at Rancho Valley Volleyball Club and Club H Volleyball Club. Her favorite part of coaching is the chance to teach young athletes how to be competitive, good teammates and have fun playing volleyball!

Anela Kalavi

Coach

Anela has been playing volleyball for 7 years now. She spent four years on her varsity team in Hawaii at Maui High School and two years at Merced College where she won the award for 1st team All-Conference two consecutive years in a row. Anela is now attending the University of Saint Katherine as a Junior. She is majoring in Business and plans to become an accountant. She has coached 16’s and 18’s team back at home both of which made it to the championship match in the Las Vegas classic tournament!

Anela sees her coaching style as fun, energetic, challenging and very encouraging for athletes to expand their knowledge in volleyball. Ultimately, she wants them to compete and make better athletes of themselves.

Angel Hinkle

Coach

Patient, Encouraging, Steady

Email: [email protected]

Volleyball Instructor, B.A. in English and B.S. in Physical Education from San Diego State University

  •  u12 Professional
  • SoCal Coach for 8 years
Angel has been a fixture in North County volleyball for 20 years, and is a long-time SoCal 12 and under local program favorite.
As a player, Angel made her mark at Mira Costa college and was a two-year starter at Lewis-Clark College.
As a coach, she has impacted many club, middle school, and high school programs, including St. Francis, Kearny High, Vista High, Hard Rock VBC, Athletic Fusion VBC, and most recently Rancho Buena Vista High School.
When coaching, Angel stresses skills, court management and organization, and FUN. She wants all of her players to sweat and smile at the same time!

Ashleigh Sympson

Coach

Audrey Green

General Manager

General Manager, B.A. Psychology UCSD, M.S. Applied Clinical Nutrition New York Chiropractic College

Audrey Green graduated from San Marcos High School in 2005. After high school, she moved on to be a dual sport athlete, where she began her collegiate career playing basketball on athletic scholarship at SDSU. The following year she transferred schools and sports to Palomar College in order to refocus on volleyball. In her sophomore campaign Green earned AVCA All-American, 1st Team All-State, and Pacific Coast Conference Player of the Year accolades while leading the Comets to a first place finish in the PCC. Green completed her athletic and undergraduate career at Division II powerhouse UCSD, earning a degree in psychology while competing for head coaches Tom Black (now at LMU and U.S. National Team) and U.S. Olympian Ricci Luyties. Green has over 10 years of experience coaching volleyball and basketball from ages 7 to adult.

Aurora Salas

Coach

Aurora Salas grew up in Vista where she graduated from Rancho Buena Vista High School and then attended Point Loma Nazarene University where she earned her degree in Psychology. While at PLNU she was named the all time kill leader along with All Conference and All American Honors. In 2006 she was inducted into the PLNU Hall of Fame as a player.

Aurora has coached volleyball for over 20 years at every level. Her longest coaching career was for PLNU where she guided the team to top 25 national rankings as well as NAIA National Tournament appearances. In recent years she has assisted at Mira Costa College with the indoor and beach teams. Most recently, she was the head varsity coach at Horizon Prep for the indoor and sand teams where the team won back to back conference championships and went to the quarterfinals for CIF Div IV playoffs.

Aurora and her husband Mike of 25 years live in Vista with their 9 year old twin boys. Aurora currently plays beach volleyball in her free time and enters in beach tournaments over the summer, most recently earning her A rating.

Ben Moselle

Member Finance Coordinator

Volleyball & Fitness Instructor, B.A. Economics from UCLA, M.B.A. from UC Irvine 
  • NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • AAHF “Jr.Fit” Youth Fitness Specialty Certification
  • Functional Movement Systems (FMS) Certified
Ben Moselle graduated from San Dieguito High School (Encinitas) in 1993, and played on three national championship teams at UCLA (’95, ’96 and ’98), earning AVCA All-American honors in 1998. When Ben graduated with a degree in economics that year, he shared (with Kevin Wong) the UCLA team record for most aces in a single match.
Moselle was volunteer assistant coach for the Rutgers University men’s club team in 1999 while training for a stint playing professional volleyball in Holland. Moselle then went on to earn an MBA degree at UC Irvine in 2002. Since that time, Moselle has conducted small-group fitness classes and coached club volleyball in the San Diego area.
Ben’s true passion is fitness. As a strength and conditioning specialist, his goal is to help SoCal players gain a physical advantage and stay healthy throughout their athletic careers and beyond. As a volleyball coach, Ben embraces players’ individual talents and instincts, promoting “volley-I.Q.” development rather than stressing technical X’s, O’s and angles.
Moselle has been a San Marcos resident since 2002. His full-time job is in publishing. In his spare time, he breeds saltwater clownfish “Nemos” and grows corals.

Bridgette Salas

Coach

Bridgette is an 18-year coaching veteran! She has spent time coaching indoor and sand programs at the Varsity high school level, while also spending 9 years as the director of Showcase Volleyball Club. Her strengths include defense, serve-receive, and hitting to name a few. She believes that volleyball is all about a good attitude and maximum effort. When coaching, she provides continuous feedback while also instilling a love for the game to each of her players.

Chloe Gruwell

Coach

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!

Dave Faleumu

Coach

Dave is a very passionate veteran of youth volleyball in our community.Dave formerly coached the Frosh team at Vista High School, and currently coaches the varsity team at RBV. Dave has been coaching at SoCal VBC for the past four years at all levels.

Dave is also a former rugby player, having played for the All Blacks, as well as, the Samoan National Team. Dave also coached the U19 Samoan International team for over a year and half.

Dave Goss

Coach

Dave started a life-long journey of playing volleyball in the early 90’s and has grown into a passion for coaching. After playing three years of club volleyball, Dave played collegiately at Foothill College as a setter for three years (1993-1996) and earning back to back All Coast Conference MVP and 1st Team All Conference awards. He later transferred to San Jose State University and graduated with a degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology and Behavioral Science. After graduation, Dave went onto to play competitive beach and grass volleyball and earned his AA rating.

Dave started coaching at SoCal in 2012- first as a volunteer coach with his daughter (Maile Goss) 13’s team, then as an official coach in 2017. He comes with a setting and defensive mindset and enjoys working with athletes to gain a better awareness and vision on the court. He has a firm belief in core fundamentals, a passion for teamwork, and an unwavering focus on short- and long-term goals.

Dave is married to his wife Malia of 21 years and lives in San Marcos. He has two children: their daughter, Maile who currently plays volleyball at The University of Hawaii-Hilo, and their son, Kainoa enjoys playing beach volleyball.

Elizabeth Muriel

Coach

Liz has played club volleyball since she was in 8th grade. She competed for 3 years in high school and is currently in her second year at the University of St. Katherine’s. She is majoring in Biological Sciences and is planning to become a RN.

Liz has coaches for a high school Freshman team who finished first in their league. In her spare time, she also helps out with her sister’s middle school team. The players that Liz has been around have described her as energetic, passionate, and funny!

Emily Vander Weide

Assistant Coach

Eric Sato

Coach

Known as the best defensive specialist in the world in the late 80’s and early 90’s while playing for the USA NAtional Team, Eric Sato is a two-time Olympic medalist (Gold ’88, Bronze ’92), and also owns gold medals from the 1986 World Championships and the 1987 Pan-Am Games, and bronze medals from the 1991 World Cup and the 1994 World Championships. Sato was also a member of two USA Volleyball Open national Championship teams, and was also named Defensive Player of the Year on the 4-man pro beach tour in 1997.

In his ten seasons at the helm of Francis Parker High School’s Varsity Girls Volleyball team, Sato guided his squads to the 2004 and 2005 CIF Division IV state championships and four CIF-San Diego Section D-IV titles (’02, ’04, ’05, 06), while making six straight CIF Finals appearances. His teams have also captured seven consecutive Coastal League South championships. He was named San Diego County and California State Coach of the Year for the 2004 girls’ season, and repeated as SD County Coach of the Year in 2005. The CIF San Diego Section named Sato 2005-2006 CIFSDS Coach of the Year.

Sato’s first boys’ team as head coach captured CIF D-IV and Western League championships in 2006, and as an assistant coach he also contributed to the previous six consecutive CIF & Western League titles earned by Parker boys’ volleyball teams since 2000. He also led the Parker boys’ JV squad to an undefeated season in his first season with the Lancers.

The head women’s coach at Grossmont College from 1998-2000, Sato led the Griffins to Pacific Coast Conference championships in 1999 and 2000, earning conference Coach of the Year honors both seasons. In 2003, he was honored by USA Volleyball as one of the members of USAV’s 75th Anniversary All-Era (1978-2002) Team. In 2011, Sato was selected as Volleyball Monthly top 35 all time greats. In 2016, Sato was selected USAV’s All-time great male player award. He is also a sought after coach for camps and private lessons.

Gwen Alden

Owner, Healthwest

Gwen’s players would describe her as soft-spoken yet intense and motivating. Specializing in the younger age groups, Gwen’s teams have all undergone vast transformations. She has high expectations for her kids and they thrive in her team environment.

Gwen recently moved here from Atsugi, Japan. There, she coached girls teams in the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation volleyball leagues. Gwen was born and raised in Lawrence, Kansas where she was on a nationally ranked team her senior year in high school. She accepted a volleyball scholarship to the University of Missouri and played for the Tigers from 1991-1994. During her tenure, Gwen won several student-athlete awards, including NSCA All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year, Phillips 66 All-Big Eight Team Awards and All-Big Eight Conference Team.

Since college, Gwen has worked in her career field as a physical therapist, raised three girls and traveled around the world with her husband and his career. She joins us at SoCal Volleyball club as the director of HealthWest Physical Therapy, where she works to strengthen our athletes in hopes of avoiding all injury during their volleyball careers and living long, healthy lives!

Iona Lofrano

Coach

Iona grew up in a small town just outside of Sacramento (Meadow Vista). She was very active as a child playing volleyball, soccer, basketball, and running track and cross country. In high school, she was named MVP of her high school season her Senior year. She got a scholarship to play volleyball at the NCAA Division II California State University, Los Angeles for the Golden Eagles.

In her Sophomore season, Iona received many awards including National Volleyball Player of the Week by AVCA. She finished the season earning All Conference awards as well as recognized as an All-American Honorable Mention. The remaining two years were also successful becoming the schools first ever three-time All-American and only the second player in the history of the school to be honored with an Academic All-American award.

Following her Senior season, she played a fifth year at CSULA in the inaugural year of the Beach Volleyball team, also Graduate Assisting the indoor program while taking Master courses in Exercise Science.

She began her coaching career during her Sophomore year at Nike Elite West in Culver City. She helped coach 4 teams through her time there.

After moving to San Diego, Iona started coaching at SoCal Volleyball Club. She was given the opportunity to take over 2 teams the first year, then followed coaching another 3 teams. She was also the Assistant Coach for Mira Costa College for their indoor and beach seasons.

Iona believes that she can not only make an impact on the players in volleyball, but help them understand skills for the rest of their lives. She focuses on increasing technical skills and understanding for each element in the game.

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.

Jess Branson-White

Coach

Coach Jess is from Apple Valley, California where she started playing volleyball at age 14. She continued to play for six more years until she ended her career with her club volleyball team at Cal State Channel Islands. She is currently serving in the Navy while coaching with the Local program on the weekends.

Coach Jess has been assistant coaching for two years at Fallbrook High school with their JV team as she continues helping at SoCal with the 14 and high school age group. Players would describe her coaching style as technical and energetic. She enjoys coaching high school kids but will always love going back to the basics with younger players.

Looking into the future, Coach Jess plans on staying active duty while she continues to coach as much as she can!

Jose Munoz

Coach

Jose has been a volleyball Coach for more than twelve years and has helped jump-start young programs in North County, San Diego. The programs he has helped develop include the Escondido Palomar YMCA, Escondido Charter High School and Classical Academy High School. He has been the Junior Varsity volleyball Coach for the past 3 years for Classical Academy High School and is also an Assistant Coach for their Varsity team.

Josh Duarte

Coach

JT Ragan

Coach

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.

Kali Weires

Coach

Kali is originally from Las Vegas, Nevada and moved to Southern California to attend the University of Saint Katherine. She is currently a senior working to achieve a duel degree in business and psychology. She has played both indoor and beach volleyball the past four years at USK.

Along with playing, Kali has coached for the past four years, joining SoCal only a year ago. Kali enjoys coaching fourteen and under but has coached girls of all ages. Coaching brings out the passion, excitement and spirited side of Kali. Volleyball is her whole world and she loves being a part of SoCal!

Kassy Doering

Coach

Kassy is from Austin, Texas and currently plays division two volleyball at Cal State San Marcos as a middle blocker. At Cal State, Kassy is pursuing a degree in applied physical in electronics. Kassy’s coaching career can be traced back to her roots in Texas and she is excited about expanding this career at SoCal!