Coordinator, Founder and Director
Brenda has two diploma's from Mount Royal College in Aquatic Administration and Recreation Therapy adding a third as an EMT-A in 1997. She managed seasonal swimming pools and worked as an EMR/EMT-A in Forestburg and Fairveiw. Brenda started her coaching career at the age of 16. Coaching and teaching swimming, spring board diving and baseball with a Fully Certificated Level 1 Coach, for 16 plus years. Adding the NCCP Advanced Development Certificate in volleyball in 2015. She enjoys developing and mentoring new coaches. She is excellent at teaching basic skills and technique. She will give young athletes' a great start to enjoying and playing well in the sport of volleyball.
Head Coach Blue and Assistant Coach Blue - Open Positions
Head Coach Yellow and Assistant Coach Yellow - Open Positions
Naomi is an alumni athlete with us. She was a competitive, middle position, athlete on our U14,15, and 18 teams. She also played all through JV at her school - St. Peters the Apostle. During high school Naomi assistant coaching the grade 9 senior girls. She is currently working at as an HCA and studying at Norquest College for LPN. We are trilled she has decided to continue with the Warriors joining our coaching team and look forward to see what the future has for her! Welcome Coach Naomi!
After three years as an assistant, Kassidy is taking on the Head Coach position for our U16 Women’s team. We are incredibly proud of Kassidy's dedication, mentorship, and growth as a person and coach. She is more than ready for this step! She is an alumni Warrior Setter (2014-2016). She has such passion and knowledge of this sport and is a great communicator. She has completed University. We are thrilled that she is ready to take this next step in her coaching. Kassidy continues to commit herself as an excellent role model for our young lady athletes! Can’t wait to see her in this role! Welcome back, Kassidy!
Assistant Coach U16 Women's Yellow - Open Position
Head Coach and Assistant Coach U16 Women's Blue - Open Positions
Ken began coaching with us in 2014. As one of our valuable head coaches he has added Coach Manager to his already impressive skills! Seen retiring from teaching in 2017 to pursue other ventures, going into business with his son, coaching school teams again, and now teaching for a time: he is busier than ever. LOL As a teacher Ken accumulated an extensive coaching background, and experience with many schools’ athletic teams in various sports. He passes on his passion in his coaching by enriching and developing athletes in all areas of the game including technical skill, game IQ (strategy), behaviour and knowledge. Under his leadership teams have achieved many medals including 2 in 2015 and a gold medal in the 2016 VA Premier 2 tournament. He is a definite asset to our coaching team, and we are thrilled to have him continue his career with us!
Dillon has a keen sense of sport, playing and officiating baseball, basketball and volleyball. Through Junior and Senior High School Dillon was a multi-sport Athlete. Starting with baseball: Dillon has 12 years’ experience and is a Level 2 Certificated Umpire. He has umpired many medal championships in Provincial tournaments, AB Indigenous and AB Summer Games. Second, basketball where he not only played but became a certified Referee with the WCBOA (West Central Basketball Officials Association) giving his time freely. In volleyball he was a middle hitter with the Onoway School Mustang’s. Team Captain in 2017 leading his team to many victories. During High School he also found time to be an assistant coach to the Junior and Junior Varsity Women’s teams. Because of his dedication, commitment and hard work Dillon earned and received the “Michael Maloway Memorial Award” for Volunteerism! We are honoured this young man has joined our coaching team and look forward to seeing him grow and flourish with us! Welcome Dillon!
Dia Syed - Consultant
Founder of Girls in Sport Alberta
Dia is the Founder of Girls in Sport, Alberta. Dia joined our team in 2013 as our U15 Girls Coach. She has lead her teams to 2 medals including a gold at the 2016 VA #2 Premier Tournament. Dia began her Volleyball career in 2006 playing on Junior and Senior High School teams. Even after moving to Windsor, Ontario in 2010 volleyball continued to be an important part of her recreational life. Launching herself into a coaching status her goals with the sport evolved. She is an Advance Developmental Coach but took her coaching career to a whole new level after being awarded the "Take the Lead Grant" sponsored by InMotion Network (funding provided by the Alberta Sport Connection). She is working towards her Advanced Coaching Diploma which is the pinnacle of a coaches’ NCCP education and is recognized as being among the most qualified coaches and leaders of athletes and sport programs provincially, nationally and internationally. We are privileged to have Dia's drive, heart, commitment and determination as she strives towards her future goal as a certified Performance Coach.
High Technical Skills Trainer
Clark Spencer - Welcome to the team Clark!