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Girls Power Coaching Staff

2019-2020 Power Coaches (Rocklin)

AJ Mackin - Head Coach, 18 Gold.   

  • Currently in 4th season as assistant head coach at NAIA William Jessup University. Under head coaches Shasta Millhollin and AJ Mackin, William Jessup program has undergone dramatic turnaround in 3 short years.
  • Entering 3rd year as SFV girls' coach - 5th year as club coach.
  • Current SFV Boys 16-1 Head Coach.
  • Coached at Granite Bay High School from 2010-2016. 
  • Assistant coach of Granite Bay's 2016 SFL Section Champions, 2nd in NORCAL playoffs, finishing season ranked 13th in the country.

Nicolette Pinckney - Assistant Coach, 18 Gold.

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Travis Vincinzini - Head Coach, 17 Gold.

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PATRICK MCTIGHE - Assistant Coach, 17 Gold.

  • Returns to SFV after coaching at 805 Elite in San Luis Obispo. 
  • Assistant Coach at William Jessup University from 2014-2015.
  • Former Boys Varsity Coach at Nevada Union High School,  winning 6 league championships, and 5 top-8 CIF finishes.
  • Played for the All-Army Mens' Volleyball Team as a Setter and Pin Hitter, leading the team to a Gold Medal in the All Armed Forces games. 
  • (2012) Volunteer Assistant Coach at Jefferson Community College in New York. 
  • Current Assistant Coach for Whitney High Schools Girls Team

JON ARROW - Head Coach, 16 Gold.

  • Returning to SFV for his 4th season coaching.
  • Assisted 17 Gold (2016) & 13 Gold (2017) to top third finishes at AAU Nationals.
  • Led 14 Premier Black (2015) to a top 10 finish in NCVA Premier League. 
  • 4 year starting setter & player/coach at University of the Pacific Club team, ranked nationally all 4 years with 2 top-10 National Finishes
  • Varsity setter for Jesuit High School, twice named All League, All City, and Optimist All Star
  • Graduated UoP with a B.A. in Sports Management with a Minor in Business Administration.
  • Currently works for the Sacramento River Cats as a Corporate Sales Account Executive.

Rolando Taeza – Assistant Coach, 16 Gold.

  • Entering 10th season as SFV Head Coach.
  • 13 years of coaching experience with ages 11 to 17.
  • Coming off an impressive last 2 seasons finishing 13th in Power League with 14 Gold (2018) and 17th in Power League with 16 Gold (2019)
  • SFV’s Premier Director, Lead Coach at summer clinics, Youth and Training Academies.
  • He has played competitive adult volleyball for over 10 years.
  • Served in the United States Marine Corps and served as a reservist for the Army National Guard, Air Force Reserve and is a disabled veteran.
  • Currently works Complaint Investigations, Probation, and Case Management with 29 years tenure.

Kami Kazel - Head Coach, 16 Black.

 

  • Entering 3rd season as SFV Coach.
  • Fifteen plus years coaching, including Kingsburg High School, Head Coach for Center High School, varsity coaching staff at Del Oro High School, and currently the head JV coach at Whitney High School.
  • Has played competitive volleyball since the age of 12, including club level through college.
  • Graduated from Fresno State with a B.S. in Health Science, Sports Medicine.

Madisyn Donnels - Assistant Coach, 16 Black .

  • Entering 2nd season as SFV Coach.
  • Freshman coach at Roseville High School.
  • Has seven years of volleyball experience. SFV Alumna.
  • Won the Girls D1 California State Championship in 2013.
  • Currently attending Sierra College with the intent of transferring to UC Davis to pursue her B.S. in Psychology.

ELIJAH MAGAT - Head Coach, 15 Gold

  • Entering 2nd year at SFV
  • Led 13 Gold (2019) to a 1st place regional finish in the Challenger Division
  • Assistant coach for NCVC Boys 14-1's, qualified Open & finished 18th in the Nation
  • Played collegiately at Morningside College in Des Moines Iowa
  • 4 year varsity starter at El Dorado High School, winning all city, all league, and Optimist All Star MVP awards.

Amanda Irias-Assistant Coach, 15 Gold.

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Adam Cha- Head Coach, 15 Black.

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Cheng Thao - Assistant Coach, 15 Black

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Scott Kjorlien - Head Coach, 14 Gold.

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Emily Dzubak - Assistant Coach, 14 Gold

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Justin Thompson - Head Coach, 14 Black.

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Andreia Keane - Assistant Coach, 14 Black.

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Ava Siemering- Assistant Coach, 14 Black.

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Rolando Taeza – Head Coach, 13 Gold.

  • Entering 10th season as SFV Head Coach.
  • 13 years of coaching experience with ages 11 to 17.
  • Coming off an impressive last 2 seasons finishing 13th in Power League with 14 Gold (2018) and 17th in Power League with 16 Gold (2019)
  • SFV’s Premier Director, Lead Coach at summer clinics, Youth and Training Academies.
  • He has played competitive adult volleyball for over 10 years.
  • Served in the United States Marine Corps and served as a reservist for the Army National Guard, Air Force Reserve and is a disabled veteran.
  • Currently works Complaint Investigations, Probation, and Case Management with 29 years tenure.

Taylor Jacky - Assistant Coach, 13 Gold.

  • Entering fourth season of coaching, first year as SFV Coach.
  • Four years of National level club volleyball in Sacramento, ended career at Gold Cal Jrs.
  • River City High school MVP three years in a row. All conference MVP 2016, Tri-County player of
    the year 2015-2016, and Optimist team MVP in 2016.
  • Played for USA Junior National team in 2017.
  • Ranked 16 in the nation in the USA National Collegiate program as a libero in 2019.
  • Outside hitter/Defensive specialist at William Jessup University and ranked 10 th in aces and 4 th in
    digs in the GSAC during 2018 season.
  • Pursuing a degree in Biology with an emphasis on Marine life with the goal of getting a Masters
    in research.

Sheri Millhollin - Head Coach, 12 Gold.

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Sara Tiche - Assistant Coach, 12 Gold

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