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Meet Our Staff

We are here to provide you and your family with the best youth volleyball experience possible. We are proud to bring you a group of highly accomplished coaches and administrators whom we invest. Our coaches utilize the strengths of each other by coming alongside one another’s teams. Our coaching staff works together for the betterment of the program, but also for the individual player. This encouraging of our coaches to seek after each other for continuing education is how we grow the game among staff. Read the bios below to learn more about your coach and other leaders in our community.

Lindsey Webb

Cincy East Director of Operations


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Coaching Highlights


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Kristin Leggett

Cincy East Communications Coordinator
Cincy East Training Coach


Certification(s):

Registered Dietitian
Certified Personal Trainer
IMPACT
Lindsey's Law

Coaching Highlights

"Being blessed with the opportunity to work with young athletes everyday"


Bio: Kristin Leggett has been coaching young players since 2010 following a big break from her volleyball life to start a business and a family.  She married following graduating from the University of Cincinnati where she played as a defensive specialist for the Bearcats for four years while completing her degree in Nutrition and Dietetics.  After working with the athletes as a strength and conditioning coach and dietitian, she started her current in- home training and nutrition consulting business and has been owner of this since 1996.  Currently Kristin is the Athletic Director of volleyball for the Cincinnati Trailblazers where she also coaches the Junior Varsity and Varsity squads.  She has also coached for East as a 12’s and 16’s coach, as well as a position and strength coach for the program.  She coaches with the expectation that players want to improve, will put forth effort to do so, and will treat teammates, coaches, refs, and opponents with respect.                       

Mike Jackson



Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
TEAM USA SAFESPORT
Lindsey's Law
CPR & AED
First Aid
Pupil Activity
Double Goal Coach 1

Coaching Highlights

2013 OVR Regional Gold Championship
OVR and Pioneer Tournament Championships


Bio: Mike has been a coach at East since 2011. He is also the Milford Assistant Varsity/Freshman Coach and runs a program for youth players called Cincy Juniors. Mike has been a constant at Cincy East coaching our middle school age athletes training them using sound fundamentals along with teaching court presence. He played Volleyball for over 15 years in Cincinnati Indoor and Sand Leagues. Mike is also a former college football player and is a graduate of Thomas More College with a B.A. in Business.                      

Eric Snider

Cincy East Digital Marketing Specialist


Certification(s):

IMPACT
Play Positive
CDC Concussion
NFSHSA Concussion
TEAM USA SAFESPORT
Lindsey's Law
Archdiocese of Cincinnati VIRTUS Certificate
                

Coaching Highlights

2018 Indianapolis Nike Mideast Qualifier Gold Champions
2017 Seven Gold Finishes 4 Championships
2016 Six Gold Finishes; Lava Championship
2014 Otterbein University Championship 
2012,13,14 CYO League Champions
2012 Team Z Tournament Champions


Bio: Father of four including triplets. Husband to an incredibly patient lady who has spent her life teaching. His love of volleyball began as a youth on the beaches in Clearwater Florida. Eric started coaching volleyball back in 2006 in the Cincinnati Catholic Youth League. He is a graduate of Xavier University with a B.S. in Physical Education, Adaptive Physical Education, and Health. Eric's teams have won major championships such as the 2018 Nike MEQ and finished in Gold on a consistent basis. This past season was a proud moment in is coaching career as five of his players made their high school varsity programs as freshman.                       

Sandra Soutter

Cincy East Youth and Community Coordinator


Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
TEAM USA SAFESPORT
Lindsey's Law

Coaching Highlights


Bio: Sandra is a mother of five wonderful children and wife to Greg Soutter. She comes to us from an extensive volleyball background beginning her coaching in the Texas leagues where she helped with developing the famed Rally Volleyball Club. Her heart is with the youth players of our club. Sandra is also the Cincy East Youth and Community Coordinator overseeing all of the little ones around the courts.                          

Abby Soutter



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IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
TEAM USA SAFESPORT
Lindsey's Law

Coaching Highlights


Bio: Abby comes to us as a former Cincy East player. She has extensive Club and Varsity level playing experience. Abby has traveled the club circuit and experienced various coaching styles. 2018 was her first year assisting her mother Sandra and father Greg who also both coached for Cincy East. Abby immediately connected with our 11U team and 13U teams. Abby shared her modern day playing experiences and also taught 11U how to just be silly and enjoy this wonderful sport.
                       

Dan Coyne


Certification(s):

Nationally certified High School Coach Level I and Level 2 (National Federation of State High School Associations)
Ohio State High School Athletic Association certified coach
CPR Qualified (Current)
USAV IMPACT
TEAM USA SAFESPORT
Archdiocese of Covington VIRTUS Certificate
Lindsey's Law


Coaching Highlights

Southern Buckeye Athletic Academic High School Coach of the Year American Division (Amelia HS 2014)

Southern Buckeye Athletic Academic High School Coach of the Year American Division (Williamsburg HS 2018)ASCII

Junior National Champion Chicago (2003) 13 Gold Division

Numerous OVR and Pioneer Region Tournament Championships



Bio: Dan has been playing and coaching volleyball for 30 plus years.  He learned how to play volleyball while stationed in Florida and Southern California during his 23 years in the United States Navy.  He played and coached on numerous base, fleet, and high school teams both overseas and stateside. After he retired from the United States Navy he became an elementary school teacher within the West Clermont School District and has continued coaching both High School and USAV volleyball.                         

Carla Fite


Certification(s):

Fundamentals of Coaching
Impact
CAP 1
Double Goal Coach 1
VIRTUS
CPR
Pupil Activity
Lindsey's Law

Coaching Highlights

150+ varsity wins
SBAAC Coach of the Year 2011,2012,2016,2017
SBAAC Champions 2011,2012,2013,2014,2016,2017
Coaches Achievement Award 2012
2018 Positively Charged Tourney Champs
2012 Cincy East Tourney Champs 14’s
2012 Classic Blue Crush 14’s runner Up
2009 Indy Jr Mini 15 Champions
2009 Kapea Buckeye 15’s Champions


Bio: Carla is married with two beautiful children. She received an Education degree from Wilmington College. Carla has been coaching volleyball since 2008. Her experience includes coahing from 9U through 17U. Currently Carla the Varsity Coach at Western Brown High School and  3rd grade coach at St. Louis. She is also one of our 10U coaches.                          

Devon Schenker

Cincy East Training Coach
Cincy East Yoga Instructor


Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
TEAM USA SAFESPORT
Lindsey's Law
Archdiocese of Cincinnati VIRTUS Certificate
                

Coaching Highlights

2017 Seven Gold Finishes 4 Championships
2016 Six Gold Finishes; Lava Championship
2014 Otterbein University Championship 
2012,13,14 CYO League Champions
2012 Team Z Tournament Champions


Bio: Devon is the mother of three wonderful children and wife to a sports loving husband. She came to Cincy East as an assistant coach several years ago. Her coaching career began with the Catholic Youth Organization back in 2006 where she immediately posted much success. Devon has coached all grade levels up to and including 13U. She brings her passion for yoga to the club. The young athletes she has trained in this art have carried it over in their personal lives.                           

Jadyn Nuss


Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
Lindsey's Law
TEAM USA SAFESPORT

Coaching Highlights

Just being part of this beautiful game!


Bio: Jadyn comes to Cincy East from the northern part of Ohio with an extensive background in modern defensive strategies and player techniques. She broke into volleyball early on playing for Lima Central Catholic Varsity as a Libero along with playing for over six years at the prestigious Grandlake Volleyball Club. Her latest coaching position was with NKYVC. We are now happy to say she is a member of the Cincy East Coaching staff.                 

Paige Berry


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Coaching Highlights


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Jay Stotz



Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
TEAM USA SAFESPORT
Sudden Cardiac Awareness
Junior Officiating
Lindsey's Law

Coaching Highlights

2018 3rd Place Division Finish OVR Championships


Bio:  Jay has enjoyed playing competitive indoor and sand volleyball for well over 20 years. He started coaching youth sports in 2010 and jumped at the the opportunity to coach his favorite sport of volleyball in 2015 where he could share his passion and knowledge with the next generation. Jay focused on fundamental skills for 8U through 12U who were just learning the game, and in 2017 he was invited to join Cincy East. At the club level, Jay continues to emphasize the fundamentals, but also introduces a higher-level understanding of the game and how to compete.                       

Katie Chambers



Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
Lindsey's Law
TEAM USA SAFESPORT

Coaching Highlights

2017 Gold Finish; 4 Silver Medals; 28th OVR Regional Championships
2018 Silver Medal; 2 Bronze; 3rd Place Division OVR Regional Championships


Bio: Katie began her path into coaching back in 2015. Her philosophy for building a winning program is to be flexible as a coach, build a strong connection with the players, and teach them the skills needed building confidence in these young athletes. Katie focuses her personal self on strong communication with both player and parent(s) along with staying organized. She has also assisted with running youth camps for Norwood High School.                        

McKenna Chambers



Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
Lindsey's Law
TEAM USA SAFESPORT

Coaching Highlights


Bio: McKenna started my path of volleyball in 2013. She has been an assistant coach the last several seasons. Her personal philosophy is to be the best coach possible to these young athletes working hard to improve their skills. She is a believer in team communication and bonding to become one unit on the court.                      

Lauren Jennings

“Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there and do things you normally wouldn’t do. The best things can happen for you if you just step out of your comfort zone.”


Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
Lindsey's Law
TEAM USA SAFESPORT

Coaching Highlights

 


Bio: Lauren comes to us from Northwestern Ohio. She grew up on the volleyball court watching her sister Nicole. When it was her turn she starred as an OH for Lima Central Catholic High School and was the Northwest Conference Scholar Athlete of The Year. While there, Lauren spent a lot of her time helping the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. She also played her club ball for Trailblazers VBC and Gold Diggers Volleyball Cub. Lauren has recently graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a degree in Communications and Business Administration.
                        

Nicole Jennings

Channel Your Inner Taylor Swift and Shake it Off!"


Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
Lindsey's Law
TEAM USA SAFESPORT

Coaching Highlights

 


Bio: Nicole has been coaching for 7 years. She began her coaching career at Positively Charged. Nicole also coached for Amelia High School JV under Cincy East coach Dan Coyne. She is full of energy and very passionate about the sport of volleyball. Nicole likes to have fun and enjoy the game while teaching young people volleyball. She is a big proponent of skills and technique. Watching the player’s progress through the season, seeing them overcome and grow is so rewarding. This keeps her coming back to coach every year.
                        

Amanda Kaylor



Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
Lindsey's Law
TEAM USA SAFESPORT

Playing Highlights

District 15 Honorable Mention - 2005
District 15 Senior All Star - 2005


Bio: Amanda comes to us from Kettering Ohio. She grew up playing volleyball at the prestigious Archbishop Alter High School and Dayton Juniors Volleyball Club. After her varsity career she played club at Miami Oxford University during her collegiate years. Amanda began her coaching career at Club Vegas Volleyball where she was an assistant Coach her first season working on player development.

Her next several seasons she moved on to become a Head Coach at Vegas eventually coming back home to coach for Air City at ages 13 through 15. She joined Cincy East during 2017-2018 season coaching 12U. In her second season at East Amanda has been moved into our National level program. Her love of volleyball, from playing to coaching the sport, has always been a big part of her life. She finds it rewarding and challenging to help develop players in all aspects of the game and enjoy watching players grow and excel in their career.
                      

Devon Riddle

"Do or do not, there is no try." - Yoda


Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
Lindsey's Law
TEAM USA SAFESPORT

Coaching Highlights


Bio: Devon played volleyball for over ten years, from high school into college. She was a right side hitter for her high school varsity team and also played middle. Devon played club volleyball in college at the University of Cincinnati as a right side as well. She has a degree in Aerospace Engineering which keeps her busy off the court. Currently, she is working as a Project Engineer and plays sand volleyball at Grand Sands three nights a week. Her primary coaching experience consists of assisting fellow players on the sand volleyball court and part time assistant coaching high school athletes.                         

Emma Keough

Cincy East Training Coach


Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
Lindsey's Law
TEAM USA SAFESPORT

Coaching Highlights


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Azia Ketron



Certification(s):

IMPACT
CDC Concussion
SafeSport

Coaching Highlights

2018 Five Gold finishes and 2 Championships


Bio: Azia comes to Cincy East from the sand courts. She has spent the last 14 years playing competitive sand around the city of Cincinnati. Azia also coaches indoor volleyball at Beechwood Middle School. Beginning her club coaching career in 2018 Azia has found that watching the growth of these young athletes over the long club season absolutely fulfilling.                          

Korey Puckett



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Coaching Highlights


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Amanda Dunaway



Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
Lindsey's Law
TEAM USA SAFESPORT

Coaching Highlights


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Jordann Ndoye



Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
Lindsey's Law
TEAM USA SAFESPORT

Coaching Highlights


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Erin Veatch



Certification(s):

IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
Lindsey's Law
TEAM USA SAFESPORT

Coaching Highlights


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Leah Bailey



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Coaching Highlights


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Megan Lemberg



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Kalle Cole



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IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
Lindsey's Law
TEAM USA SAFESPORT

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Steve Iram



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IMPACT
NFSHSA Concussion
Lindsey's Law
TEAM USA SAFESPORT

Coaching Highlights


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Cincy East VBC

4343 Mt Carmel Tobasco Road 
Cincinnati, Ohio 45244

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 513-331-0889
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