Club 801 Coaches

17 National  Mindy Wilder

  • Head Volleyball Coach Corner Canyon High School, 2015-Current

  • 4A State Runner Up 2016 & Region Champions 2016, 2017, 2018

  • 4A-UVCA Coach of the Year, 2016

  • Head Track and Field Coach Corner Canyon High School 2012-2015

  • Physical Education Teacher CCHS, 2012-Current

  • Volleyball Head Coach, Assistant Track Coach and PE Teacher West High School, 2002-2011

  • Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sport Science

  • Gold Medal Squared Certified

16's National's Kolton Rader

  • Head Volleyball coach at Lehi High School

  • Played 4 years as Libero for Utah Valley University Men's program under Mike Daniel

  • Current Utah Mens Open player

  • Assistant coach for Utah Valley University

  • Has coached club and high school for combined 10 years

16  Jeff Wade

  • Played at Skyline High School he started coaching Junior High Volleyball.

  • 2x State Champion at Skyline, 1st Team All State Outside Hitter 

  • Coached at Skyline: State Championship

  • College Career at Utah Valley University playing under great coaches like Dave and Lori Richards, Mike Daniel, and Tom Peterson. While there, he was awarded 1st team All Conference as a Middle blocker.

  • Gold Medal Squared Certified Coach and coached for five years traveling around the country running volleyball camps and learning from Carl and Chris McGown, Mike Wall, and many other high level coaches. 

  • Specialized in coaching elite athletes and teams ages 16-18. Additionally, he has coached at both Cottonwood and Jordan High Schools. 

  • Entering his 15th year of coaching volleyball, 

  • Assistant Coach at Corner Canyon High School

  • All State 2004, 2005, and 2006

16's  Ashlea Wade

  • Played in Southern California where she played high school and club volleyball.

  •  She’s traveled all over the country for club volleyball to play in national qualifiers and JO’s. 

  • In high school and club Ashlea was known for being a 6 rotation Middle blocker, showing her versatile skills as a player.

  • College Career at Los Angeles Pierce College where she started as a middle blocker. 

  • In 2012 Pierce College had an undefeated season of 33-0 and won the California State Championship for the CCCAA. 

  • All-Tournament Team in the State Championship tournament. 

  • Led the state in blocks for the 2012 season. Ashlea had a career ending injury in the off season but kept busy in the gym coaching for the Los Angeles Volleyball Club(LAVA)

15 National Nina Puikkonen Mortensen

Coaching:

  • 18's comp team for Players Volleyball Club 2000

  • 1st assistant coach at UVU for seasons 2003, 2004;

  • Selected to head coach a high performance 14's team that competed in Austin, TX

  • Volunteer assistant coach for BYU 2005, 2006

  • Took a 10-year hiatus from coaching to have a family

  • Coached a 12's team for Aces, 2016

Playing Career:

  • Inducted to BYU Hall of Fame in 2015

  • Three-time All-American (2nd team in 1999, 1st team in 2000 & 2001)

  • Four-time All-Conference Selection (WAC as a freshman, MWC from sophomore to senior years)

  • Led the nation in blocking as a freshman, averaging 2.17 per match (232 total), 1998

  • WAC freshman of the year, 1998

  • WAC Pacific Division First Team and Cosida All-Region VII Team, 1998

  • NCAA Central Regional All-Tournament Team,1998

  • MWC Player of the Year, 1999

  • Led BYU to an Elite Eight appearance in the NCAA Tournament as a sophomore, 1999

  • One of 14 players selected to the A-2 US Women’s National Team, 2000

  • Ended career as BYU’s all-time leader in blocks per game (1.87) and hitting percentage (.349)

  • Played with the the US National Team, 2002

  • Played professional volleyball with the Utah Unity, 2012

15's Marissa Parett

  • Played the club pipeline 4 years

  • Played HS 4 years, and also 4 years of high school 

  • Multiple lears in club leadership directing roles

  • Turned down playing opportunities to serve an LDS mission

  • Current assistant for the BYU Women's Program

18 I Mike Daniel

  • Teams Mike has coached have won 9 regional championships in the 12's, 13's, 15's, 16's, 17's and 18's age divisions.

  • Teams Mike has coached have won 2 State championships 

  • Played beach on the AVP with Jake Gibb and indoor at BYU

  • Undefeated professional head coach of "The Utah Predators"

  • 15 seasons coaching collegiately

  • 17 seasons coaching HS and Club

  • Currently assistant coaching USA Beach Players for the Olympics in Tokyo 2020

  • Cares about achieving potential

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Bailey Nixon

- Bio: played volleyball at Pleasant Grove High School

- 3 time state champion

- Played 4 years of Division 1 volleyball at Utah Valley University

- Graduating in spring in Psychology 

Madison Barnes

- Played High School at Herriman High School

- Coached Club at High Country

- Played 4 years of club

- Decided on LDS mission instead of pursuing college volleyball

- Assistant coach at Taylorsville High School

Callie Whitney

  •  Cuurent Player at BYU

  • Played at Bingham High (South Jordan Ut). graduated in 17

  • 2 year Libero at SLCC

  • 3rd year coaching Club Volleyball

 

Mike Clark

  • 9+ years coaching with Pleasant Grove HS

  • 10th Year coaching Club

  • 2 years assistant coach for UVU mens team

  • Coached 100s of athletes at volleyball camps the last decade.

  • Regularly attends coaching clinics including Gold Medal Squared, Art of Coaching Volleyball, AVCA

  • Teams consistently finish ranked higher than they start

  • Loves the game and building young athletes

 Erika Parker

  • Played for Pleasant grove High School, Desert Hills high school and

  • Played College of Eastern Utah

  • Played Club Volleyball yearly from ages 12-18 - - As a club player, qualified for Nationals for 3 years

  • Coached for Club Utah, and SUVA (3 years) - Degree in Criminal Justice, studied Law enforcement through athletic scholarship

 

17's Regional Black - Bryan Stewart

  • Former player on one of the top boys teams in the nation finishing one of the top players in the country

  • Played at BYU as a Middle Blocker, Outside Hitter and Opposite

  • After college, Bryan moved to Huntington beach where he trained and played on the AVP Beach Volleyball tour  

  • GMS certified and has taught camps to high schools through the country for over 10 years 

Jared Bishop

  • Over 25 years of playing competitive indoor and outdoor volleyball

  • Has coached over 40 players that have gone onto play Division 1 Volleyball

  • 10 Years of Coaching Club Volleyball

  • 17’s Club Team placed 6th at Crossroads and 19th at AAU Nationals in 2019

  • Assistant Coach to PGHS 3x State Champions with a JV Record of 161/5

  • West Coast Championship in Las Vegas 16s Champion 2014 and 14’s Champion 2015

  • His club teams have placed 1st or 2nd in their respective age group in Utah 7 years in a row

  • Assistant coach to UVU Men’s Team 2012 and 2013

  • Coaching/Safety Methods Certified, Gold Medal Squared, Art of Coaching Volleyball, Impact Certification, Positive Coaching Alliance, and NFHS Volleyball.

  • Coaching Philosophy: Everything worth doing, is worth doing at 100%

Former Player Quote: Jared changed how I play volleyball forever.  Prior to this season I didn't ever really have fun playing, but you made it a priority and now I'm excited to keep playing."

Former Parent of Player: "It amazes me how much our daughter has accomplished being coached by Jared.  She is a better volleyball player because of him,  but more importantly a better person because of his influence in her life."

Ryan Boyce

  • Setter for BYU 2010-2013

  • All-MPSF Second Team

  • MPSF Scholar Athlete

  • AVCA and MPSF Player of the Week

  • MPSF Champion

  • 2nd place finish at NCAA Men’s Volleyball National Championship

  • Gold Medal Squared lead coach (5+ years)

  • Coached by some of the brightest minds in the game (Carl McGown, Chris McGown, Rob Nielson, Alan Knipe)

  • Graduated in physical education/coaching

  • 2013 Undergraduate Teacher of the Year   

  • Coached high school at Cypress High.

  • Coached this last year at Club 801 17 National with Jared Bishop

  • 5 years coaching club and highschool volleyball

Deanna Meyer

  • 23 Seasons as one of the Most Successful High School Coaches in State History

  • In three seasons at Skyridge State Champions (1st State Title in School History)

  • Over 400 Career Wins

  • Lone Peak High Coach 2000-2015- Deanna built the program to be a top contender in the state every year with 5 State Championships and 4 State Runner Ups

  • Placed in top 8 in 15/16 seasons at Lone Peak

  • She has developed over 30+ Division 1 Athletes

  • GMS Certified Coach

  • Coach Meyer’s Philosophy is coaching the whole athlete in volleyball and in life.  The biggest reward in coaching is seeing the growth and confidence of her players and teaching them they can do hards things and become successful individuals

Maddy Averett

  • 4th year coaching Club

  • 2nd year with Club 801

  • Assistant coach at Springville HS

  • Played opposite and outside at Riverton HS

 

Steve Vail

  • Played for UVSC 1993-2000 (MB, OH)

  • Semi-pro beach doubles player

  • BYU and UVSC summer camps coach 1993-2000+

  • Club Utah coach (12's-13's) 2010-present

  • Color Commentator w/ BYUTV for BYU Men's/Women's Volleyball 2004-present

 

Jackie Loser

  • 2007-2010 Collegiate Volleyball at CSI and Oklahoma University with a Bachelor's in Communication

  • 2013 Assistant Coach to Deanna Meyer at Lone Peak

  • 2014-2018 American Fork Assistant Coach

  • State Champion as a player in 2004 and 2005 at Lone Peak High