Josh Brenneman - 18 Blue
Matt Wilson 18 Blue
Sharon Gilligan - 18 Red
Mike Ayers - 18 Red
Terry Ranck - 17 Blue
Alin Bilc - 17 Blue
Lance Ranck - 16 Blue
Peyton Ranck - 16 Blue
Josh Stewart - 16/17 Red
Noah Wilson 16/17 Red
Billy Shellenbeger - 15 Blue
Heather Hildebrand - 15 Blue
Stephen Braswell - 14 Blue
Kelsey Fuller - 18 Blue
Maggie O'Hearn - 18 Blue
Josh Brenneman - 17 Blue
Larry Campbell- 17 Blue
Nate Ocasio - 17 Red
Trilby Kite - 17 Red
Joe Ramp - 16 Blue
Gianna Krinock - 16 Blue
Kelsey Schopp - 16 Red
Ali Gantz - 16 Red
Andrew Sides - 15 Blue
Amanda Sides - 15 Blue
Jess Feldmann - 15 Red
Mackenzie Shields - 15 Red
Jean Lindholm - 14 Blue
John Barrick 14 Blue
Mike Starvaggi- 14 Blue
Heather Hildebrand - 14 Red
Katherine Watson - 14 Red
Jackie Stevens - U13 Blue
Kristin Hershey - U13 Blue
Heather Shoemaker - 13 Red
Trilby Kite- 13 Red
Shannon Werner - 12 Blue
Laura Ferree- 12 Blue
Coach Kelsey played on the Juniata Women’s Volleyball Team from 2009-2013. In 2009, Coach Kelsey was named Regional and Conference Player of the Year, the same year that her team competed in the
National Championship. Coach Kelsey is also a 2-time All American. Additionally, she began her volleyball career playing for the Girl’s Volleyball Team at Red Lion Area High School, where she was named All State her Junior and Senior years. Coach Kelsey went on to coach the U18 age group for Ballyhoo Volleyball Club 2017-2021.
Coach Maggie played for the Women’s Volleyball Team for Susquehanna University 2013-2017. She was 1st in all-time assists and 8th in all-time digs during her college playing career. Coach Maggie began her volleyball journey playing for Hempfield High School, where she was a 3-year starting setter and 2-time state champion. Coach Maggie went on to coach the U18 age group for Ballyhoo Volleyball Club 2017- 2021.
Josh Brenneman has been with the Yorktowne Volleyball Program since its inception in 1995. This will be Coach Brenneman’s 28th season with the program where he has had many roles of being a Player, Coach, Athletic Director, and Owner of the Yorktowne Volleyball Program.
Coach Brenneman brings more than 20 years of coaching experience at various levels throughout the state of PA. He has coached Boy’s and Girl’s High School Volleyball, Boys and Girls Club Volleyball, Middle School Volleyball, and he has coached for the USA – Keystone Region High Performance Team. In that time Coach Brenneman has coached multiple teams who won multiple Junior National Qualifiers. His teams have qualified every year for the open division for the Boys Junior National Championships. He has also qualified for the Girls Junior National Championships for the National, American and Open Divisions. In 2014, Coach Brenneman joined a very short list of club coaches in the country that qualified both his Girls and Boys teams for the open division in the same year! During his first year at the helm of the Keystone Region High Performance Program, he took the program right to a Championship Gold Medal in the International Division. Under his guidance, the program has medaled multiple times in the International Division and produced phenomenal athletes who have won Tournament MVP’s.
Coach Brenneman also coaches at Central Dauphin High School where is boy’s teams made back-to-back state final appearances in 2021 and 2022! His Central Dauphin Girl’s program made a State Playoff Appearance in 2019.
Coach Brenneman has been blessed to be able to coach one Olympic athlete, Mitch Stahl, who played in the Tokyo Olympics on the Men’s USA National Team. He is certain he has a second Olympic athlete on the way. Jacob Pasteur plays for Ohio State and is currently traveling with the Men’s USA National Team. Coach Brenneman has dedicated Yorktowne Volleyball and his LIFE to ensuring that the athletes that play for our program get their chance to reach their dreams of playing collegiate volleyball at the highest levels possible. Over the years at Yorktowne, Coach Brenneman has sent hundreds of athletes all over the country to play in the collegiate world at the Division I, Division II, and Division III levels.
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Nate Ocasio has been an active member of the local volleyball community for 25 years. Nate’s volleyball career started at Northeastern Senior High School, where he fell love with the sport. After graduation, he joined the Juniata College Men’s Volleyball Team, where he helped the Eagles capture 4 consecutive National Championships. During his college career, Nate was selected as s 2-time All-American and was named a two-time Division I, II & III All-East Player, as well as a Final 4 MVP. He also joined the 1,000 career kills club.
Following his time at Juniata, Nate went on to play professional volleyball in the Superior League in Puerto Rico, teaming up alongside a USA Olympic gold medalist and USA national team players. Nate continues to compete in outdoor beach and grass tournaments in the Men's Pro-Division, most notably the Pottstown Rumble where his top finish was 2nd in the Men’s Pro-Division.
Nate’s coaching career began while attending Juniata, working overnight college camps up and down the East Coast. Since returning home from playing professionally in Puerto Rico, Nate has held numerous coaching positions. Some of these include Sports Performance Coach in Philadelphia, Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach at Kenyon College in Columbus, Ohio, and he was offered an Assistant Coach position for the Women’s Volleyball team at South Dakota State University, which he turned down to stay in the area to be close to his family.
Following his decision to stay in York, PA in 2010, Nate accepted the position as Head Coach for the Central York High School Girls’ Volleyball Team. Over the last 12 years, Nate has led his varsity program to a division record of 114-18 (.863-win percentage) and an overall record of 152-33 (.821-win percentage) which includes Division, County, District and State matches. Some of the program highlights during Nate's tenure with Central include a 2014 Division I Title (a feat that the Panther program had not accomplished since 1986); 6 more consecutive Division 1 titles following that from 2015- 2019 & 2022; a county title in 2022 and a first District Finals appearance in 2015 (their first since 1986). Between 2011-2022, the Panthers made the County and District tournaments each year with an impressive 6 District Final Four appearances, 2 District Finals appearances and have finished in the top 8 in the state on two different occasions, something only 3 other programs have done in AAAA over the last decade.
Nate’s love for coaching spans both to the indoor and outdoor game. He founded an outdoor volleyball program in the summer of 2011 – Beach York Outdoor Volleyball. Beach York continues to be a summer tradition for roughly 200 local 6th-12th grade athletes to attend each year. The program offers local volleyball athletes the opportunity to continue playing and training for the sport they love during their off-season. He is very proud that Beach York continues to be a part of the volleyball community in York County and the surrounding areas for athletes, spreading the love for the outdoor game.
In addition to coaching volleyball, Nate is also an experienced sports performance coach. He began training athletes while living in Philadelphia, where he trained athletes for Philadelphia Sports Club Ignite program, Aspiring Champions Elite in King of Prussia and Next-Gen Sports. Nate was the Lead Sports Performance Coach for all Ballyhoo Volleyball Club.
Coach Trilby began her volleyball career playing for the West York High School Girl's Volleyball Team. During her time there, she was named to the All-State Team, named YAIAA Player of the Year and had two appearances in the PIAA State Semi-finals. Coach Trilby went on to play volleyball in college for the Women's Volleyball Team at Georgian Court University where they won the CACC Championship in 2019 & were finalists in 2021. She made an appearance on the CACC All-Conference Team once. Coach Trilby coached for the Shore Volleyball Academy in New Jersey, in addition to running various camps & clinics.
Coach Joe began his volleyball career at Central York High School. He went on to play for the Men’s Club Team at Shippensburg University throughout college. Coach Joe began his coaching career at Yorktowne Volleyball Club in 2008. He ventured into the High School scene and was the Head Varsity Coach for the Girl’s Volleyball Team at West York Area High School from 2011-2019. During his tenure at West York, his team won 4 Division Titles, 2 County Championship Titles, 1 District Championship and 1 District Runner Up. His team made 4 appearances in the PIAA State Championship Tournament, where they made 2 Final Four appearances and were twice a part of the Sweet Sixteen. Additionally, his team won a State Championship in AAA. In 2018, Coach Joe was selected as the NFHS Volleyball Coach of the Year. Coach Joe currently coaches the Varsity Girl’s Volleyball Team at Dallastown Area High School.
Coach Gianna began her volleyball career at West York Area High School, where her team won 2 County Championships and a State Championship during her tenure. She was selected to the All State 1st Team her Senior year. Following high school, Coach Gianna played for the Women’s Volleyball Team at Virginia Wesleyan University, where her team won a Conference Championship and made an appearance at the NCAA Tournament. Currently, Coach Gianna plays for the Women’s Volleyball Team at Elizabethtown College. This will be Coach Gianna’s 4th year coaching club volleyball, previously coaching for TVA Club in Virginia Beach and for Ballyhoo Volleyball Club. Gianna also coaches for Beach York Outdoor Volleyball during the summer months.
Coach Kelsey began her volleyball career at Dallastown Area High School, where she played for their Girl’s Varsity Volleyball Team all 4 years, 2008-2011. During that time, her team won the County
Championship in 2009 and she was named to the District All-Star Team her Senior year. Coach Kelsey also played for Yorktowne Volleyball Club 2006-2011 and her teams have competed in three Junior National Championships. Coach Kelsey is currently an Assistant Coach for Red Lion High School JV & Varsity Teams.
Coach Ali played for the Spring Grove High School Girl’s Volleyball Team as their setter, where she also served as Captain her Junior and Senior years. She continues to love the sport and plays in sand and
indoor volleyball leagues. During the 2021-2022 Club Volleyball season, Coach Ali coached for the York YMCA Volleyball Club.
Coach Andrew played for the Boy’s Volleyball Team at West York Area High School from 2007-2010, where he was named All-State in 2010. Coach Andrew played for the Men’s Club Volleyball Team for Yorktowne Volleyball Club from 2007-2010, going on to play for the Men’s Volleyball Team at Penn State Altoona from 2010-2012. Coach Andrew has coached both the Varsity and JV Girl’s Volleyball Teams for West York High School since 2015. During his tenure, his team has been named State Champions, District Champions, YAIAA Champions and 4-time Division Champions. Coach Andrew has also coached Girl’s Volleyball Club Teams for Yorktowne Volleyball Club (2017 & 2018) and Ballyhoo Volleyball Club
Coach Amanda played for the Girl’s Varsity Volleyball Team at West York High School during her 4 years of high school. Additionally, she played for Yorktowne Volleyball Club from 2008-2016. She went on to continue her volleyball career at Lebanon Valley College from 2016-2020. Coach Amanda coached the U15 age group for Ballyhoo Volleyball Club 2020-2022.
Coach Jess played for the Women’s Volleyball Team for Messiah College from 2010-2014. She was named Rookie of the Year in 2010. Coach Jess continues to play for the East Coast Volleyball Outdoor Circuit. Coach Jess has been the JV Coach for the Central York Girl’s Volleyball Team since 2017. She was also the Central York Middle School Coach in 2017 & 2018. Coach Jess has been involved with the Youth Ministry for 8 years. This will be coach Jess second season with Yorktowne Volleyball Club
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Coach Jean is entering her 10th season as the Head Varsity Assistant Coach for the Trinity High School Girl’s Volleyball Team. During her tenure at Trinity, Coach Jean has assisted the Shamrocks to the 2020 State Title, in addition to three straight District Titles 2019-2021. Before moving up to Varsity Assistant, Coach Jean spent time as the JV Head Coach. She also runs the Junior High Program which will enter its 11th season this spring.
Coach John has a tenured coaching history. Currently, Coach John is the Head Coach for Trinity Girl’s High School Team. 2023 will mark his 13th season at Trinity, where he guided the team to hold titles of Division Champions for three straight years, 2019-2021, a 2021 State runner up, a PIAA State Champion Title in 2020, 4 Commonwealth Division Championships, 4 Keystone Division Championships (’16-’19), 3 Capital Division Championships (’20-22) and 3 undefeated seasons (’07, ’09 & ’20). Prior to Trinity, Coach John was the the head coach of the Central Dauphin Boys and Girls Volleyball Teams, helping them capture a 2009 AAA State Champion Title. Coach John has received multiple recognitions, including Sentinel Coach of the Year (‘19 & ‘20) and Mid Penn Coach of the Year (’07, ’09, ‘18 & ‘19).
Coach Mike joined Trinity Middle and High School as Assistant Coach for the Girl’s Volleyball Team in 2018. He was named Head Coach for the Middle School JV Team in 2020 and Head Coach for the High School JV Team in 2022. During Coach Mike’s time with Trinity, he has assisted the team to 10 Mid-Penn Titles, 3 District Titles and State Semi-Finalist, Finalist and Champion Titles. Coach Mike found his passion for the game in 2011 and has been volunteering his coaching skills ever since.
Coach Heather played volleyball for the Susquehannock Girl’s Volleyball Team and is continues to play in sand and indoor volleyball leagues. Coach Heather began her coaching career for the YMCA Volleyball Club in 2010. She coached girl’s teams for Ballyhoo Volleyball Club from 2017-2022 and has coached for the Yorktowne Boy’s Volleyball club since 2020, where her team was ranked 10th in the nation at the open level in 2021 and 5th in the nation at the club level in 2020.
Coach Kate Played for West York Area High School on their Varsity Team all 4 years. During her tenure, her team won 4 Division Titles, 1 County Championship, and was the District Runner-Up in 2017. Her team also made 2 State Semi-Finals appearances in 2016 and 2017. Coach Kate played for the York YMCA Volleyball Club for 6 years.
Coach Jackie played for the Women’s Volleyball Team at Juniata College and was inducted into the Juniata Hall of Fame in 1999. During her time playing for Juniata, she was a 3 time MAC All-Star, 2-Time All-American and earned a spot on the ASICS/Tiger All-American Squad. She was named MVP of Juniata’s team in 1988 and was selected to the all-tournament squad at the NCAA Division III Championship. Her team advanced to the NCAA finals during all 4 of her seasons and she graduated as the programs career leader in kills, total attacks and digs.
Coach Jackie spent 6 years as the Varsity Coach for the Girl’s Volleyball Team at Spring Grove Area High School, where her team won 2 County and District Championships. She also spent 7 years coaching at Dallastown Area High School for the 7th Grade team and the High School JV Team, where she was the JV Coach & Assistant Varsity Coach. During her time at Dallastown, her team won 1 YAIAA Championship. Coach Jackie has coached Club Volleyball for South PA and the York Y program, where she assisted with their start up.
Coach Kristin played for the Women’s Volleyball Team at Juniata College and was inducted into the Juniata hall of Fame in 2010. During her time playing for Juniata, her team made 4 Final Four appearances and 2 National Championship matches. Coach Kristin is a 3-time AVCA All-American and was named NCAA Division III Woman of the Year in 2000. Prior to college, she played for Dallastown Area High School where her team was the State Runner-Up. She was also selected to the All-State team in 1995 and 1996 and was the YAIAA Player of the Year in 1996.
Coach Kristin has been an Assistant Coach for York College, Syracuse University and Shippensburg University. She was also a head coach for Carroll Viper Volleyball.
Coach Heather played for the York College Women’s Volleyball Team from 2001-2005. Coach Heather coached for the Yorktowne Girl’s Volleyball Club Team from 2011-2017. She has been the Susquehannock Girl’s Volleyball Head Varsity Coach since 2018. Prior to that, Coach Heather was the Head Coach for the Red Lion Girl’s Volleyball Team from 2011-2017. During her tenure at Red Lion, her team won the Division Championship in 2014 and the District Championship in 2016.
Coach Trilby began her volleyball career playing for the West York High School Girl's Volleyball Team. During her time there, she was named to the All-State Team, named YAIAA Player of the Year and had two appearances in the PIAA State Semi-finals. Coach Trilby went on to play volleyball in college for the Women's Volleyball Team at Georgian Court University where they won the CACC Championship in 2019 & were finalists in 2021. She made an appearance on the CACC All-Conference Team once. Currently, Coach Trilby is the Varsity assistant at Central York HS and is also the 8th grade Middle School Coach at Central York . Previous, Coach Trilby coached for the Shore Volleyball Academy in New Jersey, in addition to running various camps & clinics.
Coach Shannon played on the Girl’s Volleyball Team for Dallastown Area High School 1994-1997. She was named Gatorade Player of the Year for PA and Gatorade Player of the Year for the Mid-Atlantic Region in 1996 & 1997. Coach Shannon went on to play volleyball on for the Penn State Women’s Volleyball Team 1998-2002. Coach Shannon then became Head Coach for the Dallastown Girl’s Volleyball Team from 2002-2021, winning County Championships in 2008 & 2019. This is coach Shannon's second year with Yorktowne.
Coach Laura played on the Girl’s Volleyball Team for Dallastown Area High School from 2003-2007. She went on to play on the Women’s Volleyball Team at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown from 2007-2009 before transferring to the University of Pittsburgh in Oakland and playing for the Pitt Women’s Volleyball Club Team. Coach Laura continues to play volleyball on the East Coast Volleyball Circuit and outdoor sand leagues. Coach Laura coached for Ballyhoo Volleyball Club from 2019-2021. This is coach Laura's second year with Yorktowne.