Alivia Howard | 14s Rox Assistant Coach
Entering 1st season coaching club at Excel
Alumni of: Washington State University
Positions Played: Setter/Libero
Hobbies: Running, hanging out with family
I have played volleyball for over ten years and I played for Excel when it first became a club. I am excited to be back and working with these young Excel players.
Chon Clayton | 14s Silver Head Coach
Entering 5th season coaching with Excel
20+ years experience coaching volleyball
League, District Champions, 4th at State, 2007 Neah Bay High School
My philosophy is to train players to learn life skills on and off the court, learn to problem solve, and to love the game.
Coach at USA Volleyball High Performance tryouts and National level camps.
Coach for Aloha Beach Volleyball.
Coached previous camps at UW and OSU.
Karmen Devore | 14 Rox Assistant Coach
Entering 6th season coaching with Excel
-2 at 14’s level and 2 at 16’s level
4 year as assistant Varsity and Head JV coach at Seton Catholic
6 years’ experience coaching volleyball/Multiple years coaching experience
Coaching Highlights: Watching players grow as young ladies on and off the volleyball court and having the opportunity to coach with my daughter, after watching her play for years this is the best feeling.
Philosophy: Play hard always give 110%, always stay coachable everyone can always learn something new, Stay positive and away from the clicks this will take a long way on the court and in life itself.
Hobbies: I love spending time with family, spending time at the beach, playing softball with great friends, camping and of course baking cakes and cupcakes for a special occasion.
Kelly Adams | 14 Rox Head Coach
Entering 11th season coaching club at Excel
Teams Coached: 18 Rox 2007-2013, 14 Rox 2015 & 2017-2019, 12 Rox 2016 & Currently Seton High School Varsity Head Coach
17+ Years Experience Coaching Volleyball
Alumni of: Western Oregon University
Playing Highlights: 2x All-American, placed 8th in Nationals
Positions played: Middle Blocker, Outside Hitter, Setter
Seton Catholic High School, Coach of the Year 2010 & 11, 2 state appearance, 3rd place 2011
18's played in Gold division every season until Platinum league formed, then in Plat every year. All players earned college scholarships that wanted to play in college.
12's, 2016: Regional Champions, undefeated CEVA season, Presidents Day, Seattle playing in 14's division, Emerald City, National Bid, Placed 5th in JR Nationals.
14's 2017: Gold Division, Power League Champions
14's 2018: National Bid, Gold Division Winners, Regional Champions, Emerald City Classic Champions
Hobbies & other sports include: Horseback riding, hiking, softball.
Coached Kila (daughter) in club 14s-18s and she played 4 years at the University of Great Falls as a setter/right side.
Isaac Doyle | 14s Head Coach
Entering 8th season coaching club at Excel
13 Years’ Experience Coaching Volleyball
Coach at Roosevelt High School
Alumni of: US Navy
Coaching Highlights: Coached multiple levels throughout my coaching tenure, while coaching at Alpine VBC 16’s was honored to take our team to nationals in Orlando, FL.
Hobbies & other sports include: WIAA Volleyball Referee for last 5 years.
Hillary Devore | 14s Assistant Coach
Entering 4th season coaching club at Excel
4 Years’ Experience Coaching Volleyball
Positions played: right side
Coaching Highlights: Seeing the girls improve.
Hobbies & other sports include: Pre-school teacher. I love working with younger kids!
Kelly Reiter | 14s Gold Assistant Coach
Entering 2nd season coaching club at Excel
3 Years’ Experience Coaching Volleyball; Excel & University of Oregon Club
Alumni of: Lolani School & University of Oregon
Positions played: Setter/DS
I enjoy working on the developmental aspect of the game - establishing proper form and technique, putting in the hard work, encouraging them to grow as players and teammates, and fostering their love of the game.
Played for Lanakila Volleyball Club and Kamali'i Volleyball Club in Hawaii
Played CEVA Women's Indoor A/AA for 10 years
Hobbies & other sports include: Spending time with family, doing "artsy" things, baking
Sammy Nguyen | 14s Gold Assistant Coach
Entering 2nd season coaching at Excel
Alumni of Union High School
Played at Excel for 5 years
Positions played: DS
Hobbies: Hanging out with my cat, spending time at the beach, road trips, camping
Lori Piland | 14s Gold Head Coach
Entering 3rd season coaching at Excel NW
Lori Piland currently is the head Coach at Union High School where she has been the past three years. Prior to that, she was the head coach at Evergreen High School for 8 years. She has coached at the collegiate level at Harding University as an assistant.