Coaches


2022/2023 Session

Interested in Coaching? We can get you started. Contact us here or send your resume to:triareawarriors@gmail.com

 

Positions available:

Head Coach openings:
Competitive:
         No openings at this time 
Recreation Coed Teams:
         Yellow Group (11-14 yr) 
Atomic: 8-12 year old boys and girls

 

Assistant Coach openings:
Competitive: U16 Women's and U18 Women's
Recreation Coed Teams:
         No openings at this time 
Atomic: 8-12 year old boys and girls

 

Atomic Development Program

Coordinator

Brenda Heisz
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.

 

Recreation Program

Head Coach Blue

Peter David

Peter owns his own security business. He grew up in foster homes and went through some rough teen rebellion but thanks to some great role models on the way he made his life a success as he graduated from high school at 16 years of age and Nanaimo College at 19 with a Degree in Aboriginal Youth Support Services. He opened a dance club in B.C. which still runs today. Peter played many sports in junior and senior high and continued through college. He has coached football and soccer for 10 plus years and was a trainer with the Edmonton Drillers Soccer League. Peter believes that all youth should be encouraged to play a sport as this motivates kids to keep safe, be positive and stay active. We are thrilled to have Peter help us continue to grow our Recreation League. Welcome back Peter!

Assistant Coach Blue

Allison Horton

Allison is excited to start coaching and grow in the sport of volleyball.  She is a very dedicated, determined, and successful woman!  She is going to be a wonderful addition to our coaching team!  We look forward to watching her grow and learn - preparing her for the competitive side of the sport.  Welcome Allison to TAWVC!

 

Head Coach Yellow

Brandy

Brandy Trombley and Brenda Heisz

Brandy started playing volleyball when she was just 12 years old.  She continued to play on school and competitive teams throughout her school years. As an adult, she joined the EVA playing in the Women’s and Coed leagues in Edmonton.  Knee injuries limit her time on the court as a competitive athlete.  In the early 2000’s she began assisting as a coach at volleyball camps in the Edmonton area.  She has been a dental assistant for 20 years and is now teaching this to others so, she is a very busy woman! But wants to add the certified coach to her resume of skills and is excited to lead our young athletes in our Recreation Program. We are very excited to have Brandy join our coaching team!  Please welcome her!   

Assistant Coach Yellow

Gabriel Cameron

Bio coming soon

 

Competitive Teams

Competitive Head Coach U14 Women's

Hailee Nichol 

Bio coming soon. 

Assistant Coach U14 Women's

Naomi Whiteoak

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!

 

 

Competitive U15 Women's Head Coach 


Kassidy Mercredi

After three years as an assistant, Kassidy is taking on the Head Coach position for our U15 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 U15 Women's

Ashleigh Grammer

Ashleigh is an alumni athlete playing for the Warriors from U14 to U17.  She is a very smart athlete and seems to find ways to beat the play.  Ashleigh also played on her school teams from Junior High to Grade 11.  She is currently in studies at an Edmonton University studying Kinesiology and holds Honor grades.  She is also studying for a personal trainer and works in that capacity.  Ashleigh is looking forward to starting on the coaching path. Her keen attitude and mentorship will only enhance this dynamic dual coaching team. We are so excited she has joined our team this season and look forward to watching her grow and learn! Welcome to the team, Ashleigh!

 

 

Competitive U16 Women's Head Coach 

Gregg Wilson

Gregg grew up in Edmonton and moved to this area 15 years ago to serve Parkland and Lac Ste Anne areas as a business owner. With a sovereign heart he donates to the children Stollery on a continuous basis. After playing sports right from the beginning, with 22 years in football and hockey, Greg turned his efforts to coaching. He comes to us with 16 years of coaching experience in various sports including junior AAA level hockey, football, baseball, soccer, and volleyball. He and his two daughters enjoy their annual trips to Mexico or Hawaii with lots of camping in between. We are very excited for Gregg to continue his coaching career with us!

 

 

Competitive U18 Women's Head Coach

Grass (Beach) Program Head Coach

Ken Wournell

Ken began coaching with us in 2014. As one of our valuable head coaches he has added Coach Manager to is already impressive skills! Seen retiring from teaching 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), behavior 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 welcome him back! 

Assistant Coaches U18 Women's

To be announced soon  

 

Competitive League Consultant

Dia Syed - Consultant

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. 

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