The backbone of Flatirons Volleyball Club is the tremendous coaching staff. Many Flatirons Coaches are long term, dedicated folks who have a passion for volleyball. In addition to working full time jobs, these coaches spend their free time giving back by teaching junior girls the game of volleyball.


2019 Coaches 

Preliminary Coach Roster:**

17 Elite: Chris Warner

16 Elite: Kerrilyn Garde, Aly Fry

16 National 1: Nicole Ninemire, Taylor Bakeman,

16 National 2: Jessa Wright, Rachael Amoroso

15 Elite: Taylor Haas

15 National: Billy Early, Ellen Sandoval

15 Regional: Nicole Karas, Tianna Paakkonen

14 Elite: Shelby Williamson, Mikayla McMillin

14 National: Kyle Tyckson

14 Regional: Tim Wompey, Erica Holwick

13 National: Katrina Rossall, Lauren Kapushion

13 Regional: Anna Schneemann

12’s: Julia Thometz, Olivia Kohnken

Guest Coaches: Devon Sanders, Mike Rhoads, Paul Parungo

** This is a preliminary roster and is subject to change

We are always looking for dedicated coaches.  If you’re interested in joining our terrific staff, contact Director Susan at



SusanCancillaSusan Cancilla
Played at Fort Lewis College
Coached at Fairview High School: 10 years
Coached at Niwot High School: 1 year
Coached at Boulder Volleyball Club: 3 years
Coached at U. of Northern Colorado: 2 years
Founder of Flatirons Volleyball Club

Chris Warner
Assistant Director Parent Administrator
Played at Northwestern University
Coached at Broomfield High School
Coached at Legacy High School
Coached at Johnson and Wales University

Kerrilyn2Kerrilyn Garde
Assistant Director
Setter Training
Played at Boulder Volleyball Club
Played at Fairview High School
Played at Flatirons Volleyball Club
Played at Newman University
Coached at Newman University
Coached at Flatirons Volleyball Club
Coached at Monarch High School



Taylor Bakeman
Played at Grandview High School
Played at Sports Bridge VBC
Played at Nu Sky VBC
Played at 5280 VBC 

Kristen Dennis
Played at Corry Area High School
Played at EPIC Volleyball Club, Ohio
Played at Allegheny College
Beach 6 Sand Volleyball
Coached EPIC Volleyball Club
Coached CAHS/MS Volleyball Camps
Coached Allegheny College Volleyball Camps

Alison Dougherty
Played at Grandview High School
Played at Cherry Creek High School
Played at Nuu Sky VBC
Played at Covoco VBC

Billy Early
Played for Salpointe HS
Played for Arizona Premier Volleyball Club
Coached for Arizona Premier Volleyball Club
Coached for Sky Islands VBC
Coached for Foothills HS
Coached for U. of Arizona Men’s VBC

Chrissy Echeverria
Played at Casa Grande Union H
Played at Foothills Volleyball Club
Played at Arizona Force VBC
Played at East Valley VBC
Played at Cottey College
Played at Stephens College
Coached for Nevada VBC
Coached for Forest Grove High School
Coached at Vista Grande High School

Dani Faulkenberry
Played for Juggernaut VBC
Played for Colorado Performance
Played for Flatirons VBC
Played for Ralston Valley HS
Played for Norco VBC
Played for DPR VBC
Coached for Nebraska One VBC

Aly Fry
Played at Discovery Canyon HS
Played at Team Colorado VBC
Played at Colorado Classics VBC
Played at U. of Minnesota Moorhead
Currently plays intramurals at CU
Currently coaching at Jefferson Academy HS 

TaylorHaasTaylor Haas
Played at Boulder High School
Played at Flatirons VBC
Played TCA
Coaches at Boulder High School
Statistician at Boulder High School

Lauren Kapushion

Nicole Karas

Paige Lindgren
Played at Sports Performance VBC
Played at Fairview High School
Played at Six Dogs VBC
Played at Colorado Rize VBC
Played at Juggernaut VBC
Played Intramurals at U. of Washington Seattle

HansNeumannHans Neumann
Asst Coach at Beech Grove High School
Asst Coach at Speedway High School
Varsity Coach at Perry Meridian High School
18’s Head Coach at Metro South VBC
18’s Asst Coach at Boulder Volleyball Club
Co-Coach University of Colorado Women’s Club Volleyball

Nicole Ninemire
Played at Falcon High School
Played at Match Point VBC
Played at Colorado Crossfire VBC
Played at CU-Boulder Club
Co-Piloted and Head-Coached at Devereux Cleo Wallace

Kaci Norberg
Played at Monarch High School
Played at Flatirons VBC

Katrina Rossall
Played at Bishop Grandin High School
Played at Canada West Volleyball Club
Played at Jr. Dinos Volleyball Club
Played at University of Toronto
Coached Camps at University of Toronto
Coached at Leaside Volleyball Club
Second year at Flatirons Volleyball Club
DevonSandersDevon Sanders
Played Mississippi State Club Team
Grad Assistant Coach for Mississippi State
Coached Rocket City Volleyball Club
Ellen Sandoval

Anna Schneemann

MackenzieSloanMackenzie Sloan
Played at Greeley Central High School
Played at Bongo Volleyball Club
Coached at Flatirons VBC
Julia Thometz
Kyle Tycksen
Played Beach at Jose Cuervo and King of the Mountain
Plays adult indoor leagues
Coached at Faith Christian MS
Coached at Mead HS
Coached at Standley Lake HS
Current Varsity Coach at Jefferson Academy
Current NBC Camp Coach at Colorado Christian University
Joey Weatherill
Played at Fossil Ridge HS
Played at Norco VBC
Played at Premier VBC
Beach Volleyball Player
Coached for Norco VBC
Currently Refs for BVSD
Shelby Williamson
Played at Bayfield High School
Played at Four Corners Volleyball Club
Played Club at CSU
Coached at Loveland Volleyball Club
Tim Wompey
Jessa Wright
Played at Fairview High School
Played at Flatirons Volleyball Club
Played Intramurals U. of Colorado
Coaches at Fairview High School

Board of Directors


Robyn Read

Gaynelle Tuck
Vice President

Renee Loewen

Greg Hand
At large

Corinne Read
At large

Effie Stone
 At large