Jeff Nesbitt | 16 Rox Assistant Coach

Entering 2nd season coaching club at Excel

30+ Years Experience Coaching Volleyball

Retired Woodland High School Head Varsity Coach and Ridgefield High School C.C. Athletics

Alumni of: Washington State/Portland State

Positions played: OH, Setter

Coaching Highlights: 

-Participated in 9 National tournaments
-Played in 2 National Championships 
-Won 3 State Championships
-Washington State Coaches Hall of Fame

Hobbies & other sports include: hunting, training dogs

-Wife (Cheryl) coached for over 20 years in volleyball

-Nicolette (daughter 1) played 4 years at Saint Martin's University as a setter

-Elle (daughter 2) is currently a sophomore playing volleyball at Utah State University as a setter

Korrie Stephenson | 16s Assistant Coach

Entering 2nd season coaching at Excel NW

Currently the JV Coach at Ridgefield High School

Played volleyball for Ridgefield High School, club for Clark County Athletics from 8th grade- 10th grade, played for Excel 11th-12th grade.

Played at Spokane Falls Community College for my first two years, transferred to Montana State University Northern to play afterwards.

I believe an important part of being a coach is being able to be a good role model and someone that they could rely on as a coach on and off the court. My hope is to make these athletes love the sport more than they already do and help them grow as athletes on and off the court.

Sabrina Dobbs | 16s Head Coach

Entering 11th season coaching club at Excel

14 Years Experience Coaching Volleyball

Head coach for Ridgefield high school for 9 years. Go Spuds!!

Alumni of: Glencoe High School

Coaching Highlights: 
Coach of the year for 3 years
All state tourney coach 2015
Placed 3rd, 6th, 7th in state in my 8 years coaching at RHS
League champs for 2A GSHL 5 years in a row
2nd place at emerald city classic tourney

Hobbies & other sports include: I like to fight crime for fun. I put on my cape during the night while you all sleep. I also love spending time with friends, family, and my furbabies.

Kayla Swanson | 16 Rox Assistant Coach

Entering 2nd season coaching club at Excel

7 Years Experience Coaching Volleyball; She has head coached 14’s and assistant coached 18s, as well as volunteered for coaching camps and clinics throughout her volleyball career.

Alumni of: Skyview High School and Boise State University

Positions played: Libero


2008 played libero at Skyview to help them earn a 3rd place finish.

Played 2 seasons with Excel's Top 18s and went on to play one season of club volleyball at Boise State.

Kayla enjoys helping young athletes become better leaders on and off the court. With the believe that sports teach individuals how to win at life, she focuses on teaching the fundamentals of success—discipline, hard work and belief—raising the volleyball IQ of every athlete and team she is a part of. 

Kila Adams | 16 Rox Head Coach

Entering 5th season coaching club at Excel

9 Years Experience Coaching Volleyball; University of Great Falls (Assistant Varsity & Head JV 2013-2015), Head Coach 14 Rox (2013), Head Coach 18 Gold (2016), Assistant Coach 14 Rox (2017), Head Coach 17 Rox (2018).

Alumni of: Union High School and University of Great Falls

Positions played: Setter/Right Side Hitter

Coaching Highlights: 

2013  14s 4th at Regionals, Gold Division entire season
2015  Assistant Coach of the Year Frontier Conference at University of Great Falls

2016  18s Nationals Bid, Gold Division entire season, moving up 12 spots from beginning of season in CEVA rankings

2017  14s 3rd in Regionals, Gold Division entire season

2018  Moved up 10 spots from beginning of season in CEVA rankings, Power League 3 Champions

Playing Highlights:

High School Varsity State Appearances 2005-2008

All-Academic/All-League Honors 2005-2011

Scholarship to University of Great Falls, started right side and setter freshmen year

Received votes for Top 20 NAIA Volleyball Team in the Nation

Team Captain in high school and University

Hobbies & other sports include: horseback riding, camping, softball, fitness training, hiking, outdoor volleyball.

I enjoy challenging my team past their limits. My teams, no matter what age, get to play against high-level collegiate players in practices and scrimmages. My ultimate goal being overall improvement, mental growth, and a positive experience. Volleyball is a fun sport when we do it right. I like to coach players who embrace the passion of volleyball and have the desire to improve. 

16s Coaches

Kaitlin Sitton | 16s Assistant Coach

Entering 2nd season coaching at Excel NW

Grew up playing club volleyball at Excel, beach volleyball with Aloha Volleyball, attended Prairie High School (2 year varsity letter winner, 2 years 1st team all league, won State Championship senior year), received full athletic scholarship to D1 Saint Peter’s University in NJ (starting setter 2 years, 1 year medical red shirt)

Really excited to be back in Vancouver and to have the opportunity to give back to the club that played such a major role in my life, and to help these young girls continue to be well rounded volleyball players and individuals. Looking forward to a fun, competitive season! 

Keisha Gurnsey | 16s Head Coach

Entering 6th season coaching club at Excel

7 Years Experience Coaching Volleyball

Alumni of: Lewis & Clark State College

Positions played: Middle Blocker

Coaching Highlights: Coaching alongside people I used to play for.

Hobbies & other sports include: I love teaching my kindergarteners!  Love to read.  I was a thrower in college: Hanging with my husband, and dog.  I enjoy DIY crafts and love the outdoors.​​​​