14s

 
Ryan  Mitchell
14 Royal Head Coach
 
Coaching Highlights:
- Bronze medal in 16 Open in 2014
- 5 time state champions with Lovejoy HS
- 2010, 2011 NFHS Coach of the Year
- Finished 3rd in the nation in 14 Open in 2010
- Qualified 12 teams in last 11 years for Junior Nationals
Coaching Philosophy:
I believe in discipline and hard work helping athletes to achieve their goals.  I believe that in addition to teaching the game of volleyball, leadership and character development is critical to a teams’ success.  I believe that creating a family atmosphere and a place where passion for the game is encouraged has been a cornerstone of my teams’ successes.
 
About Ryan:
This is Ryan’s 5th year with Skyline Juniors but he is in his 15th year of coaching club and high school volleyball.  During his time in club, Ryan has qualified 13 teams for Nationals including his 16 open team in 2014 where they earned Bronze medal and a Bronze medal in Open during the 2009 season. Ryan is currently the Head Coach of Southlake Carroll High School. He was previously the Head Coach of Lovejoy High School whose teams have won the 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 State Championships.  In 2008, he was voted Dallas Morning News’ Coach of the Year.  In 2010, his team was voted the #1 Team in Texas in all classifications and won Team of the Year awards by LoneStarVolleyball.com ( http://lonestarvolleyball.com/ ).  In 2010 he was voted as MaxPreps and CBS Sports National High School Coach of the Year.  Before beginning his coaching journey, he was a setter for Dallas Baptist University and graduated in 2001 with a degree in Communications with a minor in English and Biblical studies. He recently completed his Masters Degree from Lamar University in Educational Leadership. He is married to Kaitlin and has two sons Reid (10) and Eli (8). Ryan and Kaitlin are expecting a little girl in November.
 

 
Josh  Kreuter
14 Black Head Coach
 
Coaching Highlights:
- Qualified 11 of 14 teams for Nationals
- Qualified 15 Black and 14 Black in Open Nationals
- 5X State Champion Coach (Bishop Lynch High School)
- State Tournament apperance 8 of 9 years
- 15th year with Skyline Juniors
Coaching Philosophy:
“I want to provide athletes with the opportunity to obtain success and to show them how to work and play as one team, and improve their skills on and off the court. I want players to understand that being successful and a winning team can be accomplished without winning the game. If you give 100% you are still a winner and you won your game.”
 
About Josh:
Josh is entering his 14th year with Skyline and his 9th year as a Head Coach. He has worked many camps as well as been very involved with the coach’s training program with Skyline. Josh is currently coaching at Bishop Lynch High School where he was the Head Coach for the Junior Varsity team for five years and Asst. Varstiy Coach for eight years. During his time at Bishop Lynch he has helped coach the Varsity team to five State Championships and eight trips to the State Tournament. Josh is going into his 12th year with Skyline. In the 2004-2005 seasons, Josh was a Roamer coach with Skyline and served as an assistant coach for the 16 National team. In 2006, He assisted the 14 RoShamBo team to J.O. Olympic Nationals by qualifying at the Big South National Qualifier in the open division and leading them to 22nd place finish in the Nation. In 2007, Josh was the Assistant coach for Skyline’s 15 RoShamBo team where he assisted his team to a 2nd place finish at the Junior Olympics in the American Division and a 5th place finish at AAU Junior Olympic Nationals. In 2008, Josh was the head coach for Skyline 14 National. He helped lead them to a top ten finish in the region. In 2009 Josh was the head coach for 13 Molten that qualified in the highest division for Nationals, 13 Club. In 2010 Josh was the head coach for 17 Molten and lead them to a 4th place finish in the North East National Qualifier. At the USA National Championships in 2010 Josh helped in assisting 17 RoShamBo to an 11th place finish in 17 open. In 2012 Josh was the Head Coach for 14 RoShamBo Black. They competed very well finishing several tournament in the top 10. His team qualified for Junior Olympics in the American division and finished 5th overall. In 2013 Josh was the Head Coach for 13 RoShambo Black and coached them to a top 10 finish in the region and winning the Northern Lights National Qualifier in the American Division. His team went on to finish 5th in the American Division at Junior Olympics. This last season Josh's 15 RoShamBo Black team finished in the top 5 in the Region and qualified in 15 Open for Nationals. For the 14-15 season, Josh was the Head Coach for 14 Black. Again, he went on to win a tournament in Tulsa, OK and finished 2nd in Spokane to qualify his 14 Black team in the Open division for National. This is the 2nd year in a row he has qualified a 2nd team in the highest division for Nationals.
 

 
Tori  Bates
14 Molten Royal Head Coach
 
Coaching Highlights:
- Undefeated Division 1 Southland Conference Title - Player
- All tournament Team at Nationals - As a player
- 2nd place at Nationals - As a player
- 5th place at Nationals - As a player
- All district 2011- Allen High School - As a player
Coaching Philosophy:
I believe TEAM is everything. In order to be a successful group, the team must come first. As a team, I expect each player to care for their teammate and treat each other with the up most respect. I also believe that volleyball should be FUN! I want my players to look forward to practice and be excited that they have the opportunity to play the game they love.I also hope to not only teach volleyball fundamentals, but life fundamentals as well. I believe each player is different in their way of learning and as a coach, I need to be receptive of that. My main goal and wish is to help each player grow their confidence, not only in their volleyball skills but themselves! I look forward to this opportunity to make a difference in a players life!
 
About Tori:
Tori started her volleyball career when she was 14. She played for many clubs until coming to Skyline her 15's year. She played as a 6 rotation player under Kirk Perry for 3 years. During that time she placed 5th and 2nd at nationals. She was awarded All-Tournament team the year they took 2nd at nationals. Tori also played at Allen High School under Coach G. She was awarded all district her sophomore year. During her time at Allen High School, Tori helped with many of the volleyball clinics that were offered. Tori then took her career to Stephen F. Austin state were she played her entire college career. Her freshman year at SFA, Tori was ranked in the top ten players with the most aces in her conference. Tori and her team won a conference championship in 2014 with an undefeated record of 16-0. During her time at SFA, Tori coached 4 years of SFA volleyball camps. Tori has had experience teaching and coaching all age groups and in many different fields. She graduated with a Bachelors in Communication Sciences and Disorders and has a Minor in Linguistics.
 

 
Iv  Southivong
14 Molten Black Head Coach
 
Coaching Highlights:
- Placed 3rd in Gold at 2016 Frozen Fest
- Placed 1st in Gold -2016 Mizuno Volleyfest
- 12 Balck placed 3rd at the PNG in Spokane, WA
- 12 Black placed 3rd at the Northern Light National Qualifier
- 14 Black Double Qualifies for Nationals at Reno & Mizuno LSC
Coaching Philosophy:
Work hard, play hard, and have fun doing it. It’s important that we teach each player to communicate, to be responsible on and off the court, and to hold herself accountable. We have winners and losers in this game, it's important that these young athletes treat everyone in the sport with respect, as well as their opponents, and the officials. I believe in teamwork: every player has a goal, that goal is to pass, to set, and to attack. When these goals are met, they will have a good outcome. Volleyball is their sport, their passion, and it is my job to inspire and motivate these players to play at their full potentials.
 
About Iv:
Iv is going into his 7th year as a Head Coach with Skyline Jrs. He has been coaching for over 10 years from Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball, to Track and Field for the Dallas Parochial League (DPL). A few of his accomplishments: winning the Championship at Sportsplex Spring League in 2012. His DPL team went undefeated for two years in a role in 2011 and 2012 volleyball season. In 2012, he was also named the Coach for the DPL All-Star Team for the West. In 2012, he was a volunteering coach at the Garland Volleyball Association and St Bernard Catholic School. In 2013, his DPL team finished 1st in the Pre-Season Tournament Championships. His DPL team went on to finished 2nd in the Division 2 Championships Finals. During his first year as a Head Coach at Skyline Juniors Volleyball Club, his team 12 Elite-Royal placed 3rd in the Club at the MLK Tournament. His team finished the season 26th over-all in the NTR Juniors ranking. He also had the opportunity to work with USAV NTR HP tryout team. During his Assistant Coach with 14 Black National, his team double qualifies for Nationals at Mizuno Lone Star Classic(2nd) and Far West in Reno(3rd) in the USA Division. He is excited about this season and is looking forward to another great year as the 14 Molten Black and 13 Molten Black Head Coach.