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Lynsey Coleman

10-1 EP Head Coach

10-1 EP Head Coach Lynsey Coleman

My name is Lynsey Coleman. I have been coaching for 15 years. I have been an assistant and head coach in high school and club in both Texas and Oklahoma. I currently teach PE at Grove Valley elementary in Deer Creek.
I am from a small town called Lamar, Missouri, where I played volleyball, basketball and softball growing up. I played volleyball for 2 years at NEO in Miami, Ok. I then transferred to Oklahoma state where I received my bachelors degree in Physical education and health.

I am married to Chris and we have 3 blessings, Raelynn, Corban and Barrett!

Randy Decker

11-1 EP Head Coach

Peak Board Member

11-1 EP Head Coach Randy Decker

Randy, Peak's club director, has played, coached, and officiated for over 30 years. He was a head volleyball coach at Edmond Memorial in the 90's and officiated collegiate volleyball for over 20 years.

He was Peak's first 12's coach when the club was founded in 2005 and has coached every year, head coaching on the girls' side at the 12's and 14's age groups as well as assisting at 14's, 16's, 17's, and 18's. Randy began the Peak boys' program 6 years ago to help grow the boys' game in Oklahoma. He has coached the boys 4 of the 6 years. A former elementary school teacher, assistant principal, and principal, Randy focuses his coaching efforts on Peak's developmental programs, creating the Base and Apex Camps as well as the Peak Academy and 4 v. 4 League for 5th/6th graders that have worked with over 2,300 players since 2005.

In 2018, Randy partnered with former LSU head volleyball coach Ruth Nelson to establish BYOP-Edmond (Bring Your Own Parent), a program for girls ages 5-10 and their parents. This innovative program involves parents as participants in the one-hour/week, eight week sessions. During these sessions, players and their parents learn the fundamentals of passing, serving, hitting, and setting. BYOP-Edmond is the only program of its kind in the state.

In addition to coaching, Randy is the associate superintendent of HR for Edmond Public Schools. Randy and his wife, Anne, have five children: Kate Pitzer (husband Brynden), Sarah Ferguson (husband Justin), and Will. Kate, Sarah, and Will have all played for Peak over the years.  

Randy is on the Oklahoma Region Volleyball Association (OKRVA) board of directors, and currently serves as the vice-president on the executive committee.

 

Katelyn Jekel

11-2 National Head Coach

11-2 National Head Coach Katelyn Jekel

My name is Katelyn Jekel.  I played club ball for Peak several years ago and have been coaching at Peak for two years. In addition to coaching the 11 National team, I am currently the assistant varsity coach at Edmond Memorial. I previously coached at Mount St. Mary's under my mom, Mary Jekel, for three years, and am currently going to college to be a physical education teacher. I will be getting married in October of 2020 and am excited for a new club season to begin.

Ashlee Lopez

11-3 Head Coach

11-3 Head Coach Ashlee Lopez

Ashelee Lopez is in her 3rd year coaching 11's for OP2. She grew up playing volleyball in high school and college. She is currently a teacher and assistant coach at Santa Fe High School.

Ericka Scholl

11-4 Head Coach

11-4 Head Coach Ericka Scholl

A Peak standout from 13's-18's, Ericka Scholl has been coaching at Peak for three years at 10s, 11s, and 13s. She grew up in Edmond and graduated from Santa Fe High School in 2017. 

Currently, she is studying at UCO and in her last year playing collegiate volleyball. She is pursuing a degree in Forensic Science and Sociology Human Services, and plans to graduate i n the Fall of 2021.

Ericka has grown up under a great heritage of coaches as she transitions from player to coach. She connects well with Peak's younger players in both club ball and in a variety of clinics she works. 

Lisa Polcovich

12-1 EP Head Coach

Peak Board Member

12-1 EP Head Coach Lisa Polcovich

Lisa, a Peak board member, graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in exercise science. While at Florida, she played volleyball for the Gators and earned All Academic SEC honors. 

A certified personal trainer and sports performance specialist (ISSA, Nesta, ACE), Lisa is co-owner of iCrush Sports Training Facility. In addition to training elite youth and adults, Lisa directs OP2's strength & conditioning program, ensuring Peak's athletes gain a competitive advantage through expert conditioning.

Lisa is in her 8th season as head volleyball coach at Deer Creek High School, having led the program to continual state tournament appearances and unprecedented success for the Antlers. Polcovich has watched her players commit to play collegiately at DI, DII, and DIII programs across the country.

In her 9th year with Peak, Lisa has coached both 11's & 12's teams. She has consistently developed successful teams and is the only 11's or 12's coach in the state to win a national qualifier and finish in the top 10 at the USA Volleyball National Championships. Her 2018-2019 team won the ShowMe National Qualifier and finished 9th at Nationals.

Personally, Lisa is married to Kevin Polcovich, a former major league baseball player. She and Kevin have raised two children, Kaden (Oklahoma State University and Seattle Mariners baseball) and Teagan (Missouri State University indoor and beach volleyball) and mentored them to compete at the Division I collegiate level and beyond.

Carli Wester

12-2 National Head Coach

12-2 National head Coach Carli Wester

Carli graduated from Edmond Santa Fe High School in 2006 earning All-State honors in both volleyball and track. She attended the University of Oklahoma as a track and field student athlete from 2006-2011. 

Carli has ten years of track and field coaching experience and nine years coaching strength/conditioning, as well as eight years coaching volleyball for OP2.

She is currently an elementary teacher in the Deer Creek Public Schools and is the freshman volleyball coach for the Lady Antlers.

 


 

Lindsey Grace

12-3 National Head Coach

12-3 NATIONAL HEAD COACH LINDSEY GRACE

Lindsey is a former Peak player and high school player at Heritage Hall High School. She committed to play collegiately at Oklahoma City University, playing for four years for the Stars while earning a Bachelor's degree in business administration. She plans to graduate with an MBA from OCU in December, 2020. She is a customer service rep at U.S. Foods.

Lindsey is in her 7th season with Peak with head coaching experience at both the 13's and 12's age groups. In addition, Lindsey provides private and group lessons and helps lead many of Peak's developmental camps/clinics.

 

Liza Wheeler

12-4 Head Coach

12-4 Head Coach Liza Wheeler

Liza is a former Peak player, having played volleyball at OP2 for four years and played in high school at Heritage Hall. At Heritage Hall, she helped the Chargers to two 5A State Championship Titles and one 5A State Runner-Up Title.

She is currently the head Junior Varsity coach at Heritage Hall, as well as assisting the Varsity team. This will be Liza's second year as head coach at Oklahoma Peak Performance.

Liza attends the University of Oklahoma and is pursuing a degree in Psychology.

Ellen Waterman

13-1 EP Head Coach

Peak Board Member

13-1 EP Head Coach Ellen Waterman

Ellen Waterman has been the 13EP head coach for Peak since the inception of the club. She has coached club volleyball for 20 years as well as most of that time as a middle school head volleyball coach in Edmond and Norman.

During her years at Peak, she has qualified 14 teams to the national tournament, more than any other at that age group in the state. Her direct, but fun coaching style has allowed her to mentor players who move on to coach club, many of them coaching for Peak today.

 

She currently teaches middle school in Norman.

Haydn Beatty

13-1 EP Asst. Coach

Haydn Beatty 13-1 EP Asst. Coach

Haydn Beatty started playing volleyball in 6th grade and was a middle hitter her entire career. She played for two schools in college, a D1 Junior College, Tyler Junior College, and DII Lees-McRae College. This is her 6th year coaching and she loves it more every year.

Heather Erickson

13-2 National Head Coach

Heather Erickson 13-2 National Head Coach

Heather is a distinguished international player and a current member of the USA Volleyball National Women's Sitting Team. Heather has earned two silver medals (London, Beijing) and a gold medal (Rio) with the USA national sitting team. She is largely regarded as the best player in women's sitting volleyball, having earned the Most Outstanding Player award at the Rio Paralympics.

A 10 year coach for Peak, Heather has coached 12-3's, 11-1's, and now 13-2's. Heather has conducted many camps for Peak's younger players and provides individual and group lessons for several age groups.

She has coached high school for the Storm and Deer Creek High School. Currently, she is the freshman coach and varsity assistant for Edmond North High School.

 

 

 

Samantha Ethridge

13-3 American Head Coach

Samantha Ethridge 13-3 American Head Coach

Samantha Ethridge is in her 5th season as a coach at Oklahoma Peak Performance. The past three years, she has been the assistant on the 16 EP team, where she has gained the knowledge of how to coach a competitive team at a high level. In addition, she has also been the head freshmen coach for Edmond Santa Fe for five seasons now, as well as the varsity assistant. While assisting the varsity team, she was a part of both the 2017 and 2018 State Championship teams as a coach.

Sam played at Peak from age 10 to 18, playing most of those years as a libero. As a high school athlete, she  won a state championship as a player on the 2013 team for Edmond Santa Fe and was named an All Tournament Player. She was also Co-Defensive Player of the Year and an All-State selection in 2016.

Sam graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma. Throughout college, she was a lessons instructor and coached many teams. She also works at Lululemon and is very passionate about my career there as well! As much as she loved being a player, she loves coaching even more and cannot wait for this season!

Mikayla Bangasser

13-4 American Head Coach

Mikayla Bangasser 13-4 American Head Coach

Mikayla Bangasser has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry Health Sciences from UCO. She has been a chemist for over a year now.

She played volleyball for Peak for 8 years and started playing the very first year the club started on the 12-1 team. During high school, Mikayla was an outstanding defensive specialist/libero for Edmond North High School, helping lead the Huskies back to prominence in Oklahoma Volleyball. 

After high school, Mikayla committed to the University of Central of Oklahoma and played there for 4 years. She has been an assistant coach for 3 years and a head coach for 1 year with Peak. She has a fur baby named Stella and she loves to be active and travel. Mikayla is excited to see what this club season brings!

Holly Beers

13-5 Select Head Coach

Holly Beers 13-5 Head Coach

Holly Beers has 8 years of playing experience in school and club. She played at Rejoice Christian School, who made 4 consecutive state tournament appearances in classes 3A and 4A in her time there. Starting in her freshman year of high school, she began coaching in Rejoice's elementary program as an assistant and went on to be a head coach for 5th and 6th graders in her junior and senior years.

During her freshman year at the University of Oklahoma, she played for the OU Women's Club Volleyball team and qualified for the NCVF national championships. She began coaching club in the OKC area during the 2019-2020 season, and is currently the assistant varsity coach at Norman High School.

We welcome Holly to the Peak Coaching Family!

Jaclyn Burroughs

14-1 EP Head Coach

Jaclyn Burroughs 14-1 EP Head Coach

Jaclyn Burroughs is in her 5th year coaching for Peak and her 2nd year as the 14-1 EP Head Coach.  Prior to taking coaching the 14EP team, Jaclyn coached 15-2's and 15-3's for Peak.

Jaclyn earned a bachelor's degree in business, with a minor in psychology, at Oklahoma Christian University. She has taught high school mathematics in Texas and Oklahoma for eight years.

Her 13 year coaching career consists of assistant and head volleyball coaching duties at Galveston's Ball High School for five years. After moving to Edmond to teach mathematics at Memorial High School, she was the assistant coach for the Bulldogs through the 2018 season.

In 2019, Burroughs accepted the head volleyball coach position at Edmond North High School where she led the Huskies to the 2019 state high school championship in her first year!


 

Drew McCarty

14-2 National Head Coach

Drew McCarty 14-2 National Head Coach

Drew McCarty has a bachelor's degree in kinesiology and a master's degree secondary education from the University of Central Oklahoma.

His coaching experience dates back several years with Peak as he has coached on the girls' side with 13-3's, 12-2's, and 14-2's. Prior to moving to 14-2's this year, Drew led our 15's-18's boys' teams for the past three years.

Currently the head coach at Casady High School for four years, Drew has experience at Deer Creek High School as the JV coach for 2 years and at Cheyenne Middle School as the head coach for 4 years.

In addition, Drew has been a High Performance coach in the Oklahoma Region for 4 years.

Bryce Boyland

14-3 American Head Coach

Bryce Boyland 14-3 American Head Coach

Bryce has been a head coach for Peak for 3 years. He has served as the assistant coach for Peak 15-1’s for 6 years. As an assistant coach, Bryce helped lead the 2017 team to National Runner-up at USAV Championships in Minneapolis.

He has been an assistant coach at UCO for 2 years. This year Bryce is an assistant coach for Deer Creek High School.

In addition to coaching, Bryce works with numerous athletes in private and group lessons.

Stephanie Erickson

14-4 American Head Coach

Stephanie Erickson 14-4 American Head Coach

Stephanie Erickson has a bachelor's degree in exercise science from the University of North Carolina and a doctorate in physical therapy Creighton. She is currently a physical therapist and has clinical experience with sports injuries and prevention.

Stephanie has been with Peak for the past 5 seasons. She started as an assistant coach for the 11-1s program for 2 years before head coaching at the 14s age group for the past 3 seasons. She enjoys coaching this age group and preparing athletes to be competitive players for their future high school teams.

She has had a variety of competitive experience with playing for club teams in Hawaii, Kansas and North Carolina on high level teams. She also played club volleyball at the University of North Carolina and continues to play in adult leagues and tournaments.

 

Jeff Boyland

15-1 EP Head Coach

Peak Board Member

Jeff Boyland - 15-1EP Head Coach

A co-founder and board member of Peak, Jeff Boyland has been the only 15-1 head coach for Peak in the club's history. During his time, his 15-1's teams have won six national qualifier championships and earned 13 national qualifier bids. In 2017, Jeff's 15-1EP earned a national runner-up finish at the USA Volleyball National Championships.

 

Having earned a bachelors' degree in science/management, Jeff is a retired USAF AWACS crewmember. Currently, he is the director of sport and recreation at UCO. Prior to this, Jeff was the head volleyball coach at UCO and had a two-year stint as the head volleyball coach at Mid-American Christian University where his 2001 team won the NCCAA national championship.

 

In addition to collegiate and club coaching, Jeff has officiated college volleyball for eight years and was an OKRVA High Performance (HP) Youth Head Coach for seven years where his 2009 OKRVA HP team won the National Championship. 

 

Jeff also serves on the Oklahoma Region Volleyball Association (OKRVA) board of directors.

 

 

Hayley Aquino

15-2 National Head Coach

HAYLEY AQUINO 15-2 NATIONAL HEAD COACH

Hayley Aquino earned a bachelor's degree in Human Development Family Science: Child and Family Services from Oklahoma State University in 2014. She is in her 5th year of coaching for OP2, having coached 14-3's for three years before moving to 15-2's in 2019. Prior to Peak, she coached 12's and 14's for Stillwater Volleyball Club. She also has high school coaching experience with Deer Creek High School.

 

As a player, Hayley was a graduate of Bishop Kelley High School where he was three-time state champion and three year starter at libero. In 2009, Hayley was named the Tulsa World All-Metro Player of the Year. She followed that up with being named the 2009 5A State Tournament MVP. In 2010, she Hayley was again named to the 5A State tournament all-tournament team. In 2011, Hayley was selected to the Small East All-State team.

 

In club, Hayley played 10 years for Team Tulsa, Club One, and OP2 while qualifying for nationals eight times. As the libero, Hayley's 2010  OP2 17 Smack team won the Colorado Crossroads National Qualifier and qualified for the USAV Open division at nationals with a 3rd place finish in the Open division at ShowMe. Hayley's team was the first Oklahoma team to ever qualify in the Open division at nationals. That team finished 15th in Open at Nationals that year.

 

 

Kacia (Sandburg) Swanson

15-3 American Head Coach

Kacia (Sandburg) Swanson 15-3 American Head Coach

Kacia earned a bachelor's degree in education from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. She played collegiately during her time at SWOSU. She is in her 11th year of teaching math and coaching, and finishing her 6th hear as head coach of Westmoore High School. In addition to coaching volleyball, she also has coached basketball, track, and tennis.

 

Kacia is in her 5th year of coaching 15's for Peak.

Bryan Mosley

15-4 American Head Coach

Bryan Mosley 15-4 American Head Coach

Bryan works full-time for the Federal Aviation Administration. In addition, he is the owner and head instructor of the Sen Shin Kan School of Martial Arts.

 

In addition to being a former men's league player, Bryan has coached a various levels of middle school, JV, and varsity volleyball at Classen School of Advanced Studies and Casady School. 

 

At Peak, Bryan has coached both 14's and 15's age groups on the girls' side, as well as, head coaching the boys' 12EP team.

Will Ethridge

16-1 EP Head Coach

Peak Board Member

Will Ethidge 16-1 EP Head Coach

Will Ethridge, a PE teacher for Edmond Public Schools, is the only head coach Santa Fe High School has had in the history of the school. During the 2020 high school volleyball season, Will amassed his 1,000th victory for the Wolves during his 28 years of coaching for the school. During his tenure, numerous players continued their playing careers in all levels of college volleyball.

 

An avid player for many years, Will was one of the co-founders and original board members for Peak. He has coached either 16's or 17's during that time. In addition to many national tournament qualifier wins and nationals appearances, Will's 2014-2015 team earned the national championship runner-up trophy at the AAU National Championships.

 

In 2017, Will helped launch the inaugural OP2 beach program which grew to over 200 players during the 2020 beach season.

Joe Skinner

16-2 National Head Coach

Joe Skinner 16-2 National Head Coach

Joe has coached several years for OP2 as a 17-1, 17-2, and 16-2 head coach. In addition, Joe has served as the assistant coach of the U.S. Men's Sitting National Team since 2016, joining the program in 2014. He is responsible for the daily training of the resident athletes and oversees the non-resident athletes.

 

Prior to his time with USA Volleyball, Joe earned experience in collegiate volleyball, spending 7 seasons with the University of Oregon before becoming the assistant women's volleyball head coach at Fresno State University in 2014 and 2015. Joe also assisted the UCO volleyball team during the 2017 and 2019 seasons. He has been to the NCAA national volleyball tournament 7 times with a runner-up finish in 2012.

 

 

 

Rachel Sinclair

16-3 American Head Coach

Rachel Sinclair 16-3 American Head Coach

An Edmond Memorial High School graduate, Rachel Sinclair played two years for Southern Nazarene University (NAIA) and two years for NCAA Div II UCO volleyball as a setter.  In her senior year, Rachel led the nation in assists per set. She continued to play competitively for another six years.

Rachel earn a bachelor's in physical therapy from OU Health Sciences Center and is working on a master's degree in Psychology.

Currently, Rachel is the head high school volleyball coach for Oklahoma Christian School where she has led the Saints to three state tournament appearances with 3rd place finishes in 2019 and 2020. This will be her fourth season coaching for OP2 having also coached 13's.  

Her years of experience as a player and coach make her passionate about building up today's youth and helping young athletes compete at their highest ability.

Edgar Miraku

17-1 EP Head Coach

Peak Board Member

Edgar Miraku 17-1 EP Head Coach

Edgar, a co-founder and original Peak board member, has a bachelor's degree in business and a master's degree in international business. He is currently the head coach at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO). 

 

UCO has been one of the winningest programs in NCAA Division II with Miraku as the head coach, having compiled a 200-68 record the last eight seasons.  In addition, Edgar has guided the Bronchos to 25-plus wins five times, with the 2015 and '16 teams each eclipsing the 30-win mark. Miraku has coached eight All-Region players, eight All-American players, a three-time All-American and 46 players who earned All-MIAA honors during this time.

 

Before UCO, Edgar was the head coach of the USA Volleyball Men's National Sitting Team, as well as a 7-year assistant coach for the same team. 

 

Edgar was hired in the 2000's as the head coach at Edmond Memorial, where his teams posted a 209-48 record in seven years, earning four (4) 6A high school state championships in 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2010. 

 

For OP2, Edgar has primarily coached 17's & 18's, but was also head coach of the 11-1's and 14-1's during his 15 years with the club. In addition to numerous national tournament appearances, Edgar's 2008 and 2014 teams earned 3rd place in the USA division of the USA Volleyball Junior National Championships.

 

Edgar is on the Oklahoma Region Volleyball Association Board of Directors. 

 

Adriana Worth

17-2 National Head Coach

Adriana Worth 17-2 National Head Coach

Adriana earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from the University of Louisville and a master's in criminal justice and administration from UCO. 

Collegiately, Adriana played for Seward County Community College where she was an All-Conference and All-American selection for the Saints who finished 5th in the nation. She transferred to the University of Louisville where she helped the Cardinal earn a berth in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA tournament. In addition, Adriana spent time training with the USA National team.

In addition to being the head coach of Christian Academy of Louisville, Adriana coached club volleyball for KIVA, OK Charge, as well as the last 5 years for Peak.  She has focused her coaching efforts on 17's & 18's during that time.

Greg Dewey

18-1 EP Head Coach

Peak Board Member

Greg Dewey 18-1 EP Head Coach

Greg, a co-founder and original board member for Peak, has been involved with coaching for over 30 years. Originally learning to coach in Indiana, Greg coached for Munciana for several years, primarily coaching 18-2's and 17-1's.

Greg later moved to Oklahoma where he won a high state championship with Heritage Hall and co-coached at Oklahoma Christian Schools with Peak co-founder and former UCO head coach Mark Herrin. Greg was also an assistant head coach at the University of Tulsa in the early 2000's.

Since moving from Indiana, Greg has coached 11's, 14's, 17's, and 18's for Peak. In the 2011-2012 season, Greg's 14-1 Smack team won the Colorado Crossroads national qualifier and then qualified for the Open division at the ShowMe national qualifier. The 14-1 team went on to finish 11th in the Open division at the USA Volleyball National Championships. The 11th place finish by 14-1 Smack continues to be the highest Open finish of any Oklahoma team at nationals. In addition, his 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 teams have earned two national qualifier bids each year. 

Greg helped develop the foundational character principles that Peak's triangle is founded upon. As a pastor, he believes volleyball is a way to impact kids well beyond the sport.

Greg, who is married to Alicia, has four children. 

 

Barry Wheeler

18-2 National Head Coach

Barry Wheeler 18-2 National Head Coach

Originally from Flint, Michigan Barry grew up playing baseball, basketball, soccer, and wrestling, as well as being involved in music. He continued his athletic and music interest in college playing baseball and basketball while performing in the concert and jazz bands.

He went on to earn a bachelor's degree from Harding (Ark.), and master's degrees in sports medicine and education.

In 1985, Barry began his coaching career as a student assistant at Harding University. He coached high school in Alabama and Missouri winning a 2A state title at Stockton High School. He also coached collegiately in Michigan winning two National titles. Barry was inducted into the Rochester College Sports Hall of Fame.

In 2018, he accepted the challenge of restarting the volleyball program at Oklahoma Christian University. In 2019, he coached 14-2 National for Peak and is beginning his second season with OP2.

Barry is married to his beautiful wife, Lynette of 34 years. They have three children; Logan, Brandtly, and Lauren, as well as two grandsons and two granddaughters.