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Head Coach 14 Blue


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Stephanie joined Actyve during the 2022/23 season after her son was born in Oct. 2022. Stephanie played Outside hitter at University of San Francisco (USF) and was the team’s MVP. 

She is a Germany Native and played for Schweriner Volleyball club (SSC) in Schwerin.  Stephanie came to University of Hartford, where she was a tri captainof her team and a Magna cum laude graduate. She is a University of Hartford Volleyball Hall of Fame inductee after playing only 3 years. 

While on the team at USF she assisted coaching a USA Junior Olympics development camp on campus and rediscovered coaching at USC summer camps under Mick Haley 3 summers in a row after moving to Los Angeles in 2015. 

Stephanie has a strong passion and appreciation for how volleyball has lead her to travel, grow independently and make lifelong connections and friendships. She is eager to share her passion and lead young players to see opportunity the way she had.

Coaching Experience

  • 2022/2023 - 12 Blue assistant Actyve 

  • 2021/2022 - private lessons while pregnant

  • 2020/2021 - 13 head coach LAVBC

  • 2020/2019 - 12 head coach LAVBC

  • 2019/2018 - 12 MB legends head coach Surfside 

    • 2nd place at Reno qualifier American

    • 13th at Nationals American 

  • 2018/2017 - 12 assistant, 11 head coach Sunshine

  • 2017/2016 - 14 white head coach Seal Beach

    • 16 blue assistant

    • 13 blue assistant 

  • 2021/2022 

    • JV coach Paul Revere

  • 2016/2017/2018

    • USC Summer camp

Playing Experience

• 1993-1996 Schweriner SC, Germany 2nd place at Nationals 1996
• 1995 -1996 U 16 German Nationalteam
• 1996- 1999 Neustadt Glewe, Germany

• 2001 - 2004 University of Hartford 2001 Rookie of the Year and 1st Team America East, 2002 ranked 2nd in NCAA in kills per game + 1st Team America East, 2003 1st Team America East. 
• 2004 - 2005 University of San Francisco 2004 1st Team West Coast Conference, Team MVP

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