|I am a coach because I love teaching and I love the sport. I am a visual person and everyone learns differently, so I like my coaching to relate to the athlete I am talking to. I also love teaching self-checks and helping athletes grow in the sport and life.
Mellisa will step into the additional role of "Boys Administrative Coordinator" for the 2023-24 club season. Mellisa brings excellent communication and organizational skills to this role in addition to her deep knowledge of the TCV program!
Mellisa returns to coach her third season with TCV in 2023-24.
In 2022-23, Mellisa head coached the 16 Green boys team, whose season included winning the silver bracket in the RMR Boys Regional Tournament. Mellisa's athletes were young, but many had a strong impact on their high school programs. Two earned honors for their schools:
Mellisa also coached the 16N2 girls team for Team Colorado and was an assistant coach / JV head coach for the Doherty Boys High School program.
In 2021-22, Mellisa head coached the 18 Green boys team whose season included a division victory in RMR Power 3. TCV athletes that Mellisa coached earned these awards in the 2022 High School Season:
Mellisa grew up in the Colorado Springs area and is a mainstay in the Springs Volleyball community. Mellisa played club volleyball for 6 seasons (two for TCV) and was a 4-year member of the varsity team at Falcon High School.
Mellisa participates in adult competitions in Colorado and her results include: