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Michella Harvey

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Volleyball has been my passion for as long as I can remember. After playing for 10 years, I now have the opportunity to share my enthusiasm for the game with others as a coach. I have coached for Aspire Volleyball Club since its inception in 2008, and have experience coaching at various age levels, from 12s through 17s. Last season, Melissa Schupp and I co-coached the 17-1 team, which earned a regional bid to Junior Nationals--the first bid in Aspire Volleyball Club's history. I have also coached at all three levels at Folsom High School since 2009, and am currently in my third season as the Varsity Head Coach.

I believe volleyball is one of the most complex and rewarding sports, and I enjoy helping players gain the confidence and skill needed to be successful and competitive players. I love that I get the chance to spark a passion for volleyball in each girl I get the privilege to coach.

Coaching Background

Aspire Volleyball Club (previously Folsom Volleyball Club):

  • 2015-16: Aspire 17-1 Power, Co-Coach -- Finished 9th in the NCVA Power League and earned bid to Junior Nationals
  • 2014-15: Aspire 15-1 Power, Assistant Coach -- Finished 9th at NCVA Presidents' Day
  • 2013-14: Aspire 15-1 Power, Head Coach -- Finished 19th in the NCVA Power League
  • 2012-13: Aspire 15-1 Power, Head Coach -- Finished 20th in the NCVA Power League
  • 2011-12: Folsom 13-1 Power, Head Coach
  • 2010-11: Folsom 12-2 Area, Head Coach
  • 2009-10: Folsom 12-1 Power, Head Coach
  • 2008-09: Folsom 14-1 Power, Assistant Coach

Folsom High School:

  • 2014-Current: Head Varsity Coach
  • 2010-13: Head JV Coach
  • 2009-10: JV and Freshman Assistant Coach

 

Coaching Certifications

  • Impact certified, 2011
  • Positive Coaching Alliance certified, 2012
  • NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching, 2013
  • NFHS Concussion in Sports, 2013
  • NFHS Sudden Cardiac Arrest, 2016
  • CPR and First Aid certification, annually

Playing Background

Folsom High School, 2005-2008

  • 2-Year Varsity Starter, Setter
  • Sac-Joaquin Playoffs, Top 8, 2007 and 2008
  • All League, Delta River League, 2008
  • Leader in Assists, Delta River League, 2008
  • Rookie of the Year, 2007

Orangevale Volleyball Club, 2000-2008

  • Setter, Starter
  • 8-time Team MVP

 

Inspiring Words

“You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach  the limits, that is real joy.”  –Arthur Ashe

“Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can  get there unless everybody gets there.” — Virginia Burden

“Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become, the hours of practice,  and the coaches  who have pushed you, is a girl who fell in love with the game…play for her.” — Mia Hamm