Coaches


2020 Session

 

Looking for Assistant Coaches.  Contact us!  triareawarriors@gmail.com

 

Atomic Development Program

Coordinator and Head Coach

Brenda

Brenda Heisz

Brenda has 2 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 League

Coordinator and Head Coach

Peter David

Peter 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 grow our Recreation League through its infancy.  Welcome to our team Peter!

 

Assistant Coach  

Allison

Allison Horth

Allison play volleyball through both her junior and high school years.  She is a graduate of Memorial Composite High in Stony Plain. She is now a nurse and mother of two.  Allison was an athlete with the Ravens club on U15, 16 and 17 Women's teams.  She is ready and exited to start the learning process of coaching.  We are very exited to have Allison join our team and start her coaching career with us! Welcome Allison!

 

Competitive Teams

Competitive U13/14 Tri Area Men's Head Coach

Greg Voigt

Greg Voigt

While attaining his Bachelor’s degree in Science (Ecology, Environmental Biology and Physical sciences) Greg started coaching volleyball. During his school and university years he enjoyed drama, playing music, and many sports including rugby, soccer, hockey, bball, badminton, and of course volleyball. Since becoming a high school science and technology teacher in 1996 he has assisted and head coached extensively in many sports including volleyball, bball, track & field, cross country, curling, soccer and ringette.  Greg loves his wife and being a father of three so when not playing or coaching he enjoys camping and spending time with them. Greg joined our team last season as an assistant coach and we are very excited to have him step into the head coach position this session.  We look forward to seeing his team become all they can be under his very capable leadership!

Assistant Coach U13/14 Tri Area Men's

Jaren Voigt and Justine Jones

Jaren interest is also in drama and has been in high school plays. 

Justine is a Flight Sergent in Air Cadets heading up her local squadron.

Both of these young ladies have played volleyball in school and club.  They are both exited to join the Greg team of boys!  We can't wait to see Jaren and Justine grow as coaches and be mentored by Greg!  Welcome Jaren and Justine as they start their own path towards great coaches.

 

Competitive U13 Tri Area Women's Head Coach

Brenda Heisz

Brenda has 2 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. 

 

Competitive U14 Tri Area Women's Coach

Ashley St. Jean

Ashley comes to us with volleyball playing experience and a great positive attitude.  More on Ashley to come soon.  We are excited she will be joining our team this season!  Welcome Ashley.

 

Competitive U15 Tri Area Women's Coach

Shawn

Shawn Robicheau

Shawn moved to Alberta from Nova Scotia in 2014 after his retirement from the Canadian Armed Forces. He played competitive volleyball for 10 years until injury forced him to retire in 1998.  This, however, was conquered by starting his coaching career in various sports while spending time with his two, now grown, daughters. He is a proud Pappy and looking forward to coaching is granddaughter when she's older! He has been coaching for over 15 years with the last 6 as volleyball specific. Shawn continues to keep educated and active. He is currently in the process of completing his Developmental Coaching Certification.  He has a passion for volleyball, and absolutely loves mentoring and developing young athletes.  One part of Shawn’s coaching philosophy is to focus on the positive to build confident athletes! We are very excited to have him and look forward to watching him in action. Please join us in welcoming Shawn to our team!

 

Competitive U16/17 Tri Area Women's 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 school 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! 

  

Competitive U18 Tri Area Women's Head Coach 

Gregg

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 2 daughters enjoy their annual trips to Mexico or Hawaii with lots of camping in between. We are very excited for Gregg to continue his coach career with us!

 

Competitive League Consultant

Dia Syed

Dia Syed - Consultant

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 completed her Advance Developmental Coach last year 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 currently 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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