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Coaches

Kabreshia Orange – Coach
Ex-College Plager | OH / All-around

Kabreshia brings extensive experience as a hitter and defensive player to The Volleyball School team. She loves helping kids and is big on the fundamentals. She graduated from University St. Thomas and some of her  honors include:

•  3 Times hitter of the week in 2018
•  2018 Hitter of the Year
•  The Summit League – MVP in 2018
•  2018 All-American
•  2015 Athlete of the Year

Natalya Chatham
Ex- D1 College Volleyball Player
OH / M/ RH

Ex-college player with years of experience as a setter and defensive player. Some of her honors include:

• Finished 11th in Nationals (2016)
• Defender of the week (2019)
• 1st team All-Conference (2018, 2019)
• Conference Champions (2019)

Thaynara Godoi
Ex-College Volleyball Player
OH / Defensive Player

Ex-college player with years of experience as a setter and defensive player. Some of her honors include:

• Finished 11th in Nationals (2016)
• Defender of the week (2019)
• 1st team All-Conference (2018, 2019)
• Conference Champions (2019)

Alexandria Bailey – Coach
Ex-D1 College Player | OH / Defensive Player

Alexandria attended Tennessee State University and brings extensive experience as a hitter, defensive player, and coach. Some of her  honors include:

•  1st-team All conference in 2012, 2013
•   Defender of the week

Sunny Scruggs
Ex-College Player
Setter/Defensive Specialist

Sunny brings extensive coaching experience at the club level.   She loves laying the groundwork for children to learn volleyball while also having fun. At The Volleyball School, she will be working with our Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced level students on defense, setting, and the mental part of the game.

Melissa Bento – Coach
Ex-D1 Volleyball Player
Hitter/Defensive Specialist

Melissa was born in Brazil and volleyball has always been a big part of her life since an early age. She came to the states with a D1 Scholarship and holds a degree in kinesiology. She enjoys working with kids and sharing her extensive volleyball knowledge to help them succeed and play at a competitive level.

Shaeli Braziel – Coach
Ex-College Coach
Hitter/Defensive Specialist / Setter

Shaeli brings extensive experience at the college and club level and holds a bachelor’s degree in sport management from Southwestern Christian University. She enjoys developing young athletes and helping them find a love for the sport of volleyball. At The Volleyball School, she will be working with our Intermediate, and Advanced level students on hitting, defense and setting.

Luigi Iannone – Coach
Regional team – Turin, Italy
Libero / Setter

Brings over 20 yrs of experience playing for the Italian Federation both as a setter and hitter. He adds extensive volleyball training experience working with youth groups and helping them develop the proper technique required to play volleyball in middle school, high school or at the club level.