and a FIRE  for GOD!
Igniting a PASSION  for VOLLEYBALL ...
"...Let your light shine..." Matthew 5:16
Heather Piccone
IGNITE Club Director
2016 OVR Club Director of the Year
2016 OVR Girls Coach of the Year
2017 USAV National Club Director of the Year

Certifications: ASEP, IMPACT, Safe Sport, Concussion, USAV CAP 1,  Member of AVCA

Volleyball Director & Head Coach  2008-2011

Vertical Elite Volleyball Co. Expansion Team Program Director & Assistant Coach

U12 Competition Program Director & Head Coach
U10-U11 Program Director & Head Coach
On Staff 5 years
Member of Sports Ministry Team

Twinsburg Middle School Head Coach
Chagrin Falls Varsity Head Coach - 2017 - Present

14 American Head Coach
18 National Boys Head Coach
16 Red Head Coach
17 Red Head Coach
​2016 OVR Coach of the Year

Oak Park High School all conference, So Cal Volleyball club 
Began coaching in her senior year of high school in 1992
Favorite Verse: Romans 8:28
Shayne Susanek

Concussion, IMPACT, and SafeSport certified
IGNITE Head Coach 12 Girls
IGNITE Head Coach 13 Girls - Black
IGNITE Head Coach 18 White Boys 

Stow-Munroe Falls Men's Assistant Coach
Aurora High School Freshman Girl's Coach
Lisa Fouser

ASEP, Concussion, IMPACT, and SafeSport certified
Former Junior Olympic OVR Club Director
Coached U12 through U18
Junior Olympic Volleyball Coach - 19 years

Revere High School Volleyball Coach
Revere Middle School Volleyball Coach
STVM High School Coach

Developed Community Youth Programs in both Copley & Revere for Volleyball

Current OHSAA Class 1 Volleyball Official
PAVO certified college line judge
Tyler Price

CAP 1, Concussion, IMPACT, SafeSport certified

Stow-Munroe Falls - Junior Varsity Coach
Aurora High School - Varsity Head Coach 

CCC Summer Camp & Clinics
James Price Grass League- Head Coach

IGNITE U12 Black
IGNITE 14 Black
IGNITE 15 Black Elite
IGNITE 16 Black Elite
IGNITE 17 Black Elite
IGNITE Head Coach 17 Black National

Stow-Munroe Falls Men's Volleyball Player 
USVBA Men’s A-Level Player
Tiffin University Men’s Volleyball Player

Favorite Verse: Isaiah 40:31, Psalm 23
Jake Grandstaff

Concussion, IMPACT, and SafeSport Certified

Assistant Coach on 16 Elite Team 
2 Year of Private Lessons 
Junior High Training Session Coach
Skills and Drills Coach 
3 Year Player at St. Ignatius High School
1 Year Player, Miami University Club Volleyball
Practice Player with Miami University's Women's Volleyball Program
Assistant Coach IGNITE 16 and 17 Elite
Matt Obendorf

Concussion, IMPACT, and SafeSport certified

IGNITE 17 Black National Assistant Coach
IGNITE 14 Black
IGNITE 15 Black Elite
IGNITE 16 Black Elite
IGNITE 17 Black Elite

Stow-Munroe Falls Men's Assistant Coach
Stow-Munroe Falls Men's Volleyball Player
USVBA Men's A-Level Player

Favorite Verse: Philippians 4:13
Chris Fullerton

Concussion, IMPACT, SafeSport certified

Medina Boys High School Coach 2012-2015

IGNITE Boys’ 17  National  Coach 2015
IGNITE Girls' 16 Coach 2016
IGNITE Girls' 15 Coach 2017

Girls Head Coach Ohio Xtreme 15’s
Girls Head Coach IGNITE 16's

Cloverleaf Girls’JV coach 2014-present

Medina Middle school coach 2010-2014

CAP1 & IMPACT Certified
Sarah Brown

Concussion, IMPACT, and SafeSport certified
Akron Children's Physical Therapist

Head Coach IGNITE 14 White
Assistant Coach 17 National and 16 Elite
Four year player at Archbishop Hoban High School
Varsity Captain Senior year of high school
Honorable Mention All District
First Team North Coast League 2005
Senior All Star game 2005
District 3 Coach's Outstanding Academic Achievement
Honorable Mention North Coast League 2004
Coach's award at Archbishop Hoban
CYO volleyball coach 8 years
Jessica Stevens

Concussion, IMPACT, and SafeSport certified

Chagrin Falls HS - Freshman Head Coach 

Sharri Durdel
Outside Programs Director

Certifications: IMPACT, Safe Sport, Concussion, NFHS Level 1

Skills & Drills, SPARKS and Boys Fall League

​16 Black National Boys Head Coach 
18 & 17 Red Boys ​
​13 Red American Girls 
​12 Regional Girls
16 Regional Girls​

​Previously coached at AVC and The Surge

Aurora High School Girls - Junior Varsity Coach​
​Massilon Jackson High School Boys - JV Coach

Twinsburg Freshmen & Middle School Girls​.
Chagrin Fall High School Girls - JV Coach
Parma High School Girls - Freshman Coach
Assistant Coach - St. Ursula Academy​

Favorite Verse: Galatians 6:9
Meredith Smith

Concussion, IMPACT, SafeSport certified 

Archibishop Hoban High School Varsity Head Coach

IGNITE U12 Head Coach 
IGNITE 13 Black Elite Head Coach
IGNITE 14 Black Elite Head Coach​

Jeremey Layden
"2016 Ohio Men's Volleyball Division II State Coach of the Year"

Concussion, IMPACT and SafeSport certified
Woodridge Varsity Girls Coach
Archbishop Hoban Assistant Coach

1990 State Champ (Gymnastics)
Full ride Syracuse University, NY.
4-yr letterman, Sr. year captain
MBA University of Akron

Played in USVBA / USAV / OVR for 15 years
Mark Helmuth

Impact Certified, Concussion and Safesport Certified

IGNITE 13 Red Head Coach
IGNITE 14 Red Head Coach

2008 - Present: Tallmadge Middle School Volleyball Coach 

2009 - 2016: Elite Sports Ohio Coach

Favorite Verse:  Psalms 103: 1-5
Corie Nischt

Concussion, IMPACT, and SafeSport certified

​Junior Olympic Volleyball Player (9 years)
STVM High School Volleyball Player
4-Year Varsity Player, Senior Captain

Junior Olympic Coach - U14 through U17
Volleyball Youth Camp Coach

Camp Counselor for Special Olympics

Lizzie McDade

Concussion, IMPACT, and SafeSport certified

Stow Munroe-Falls HS - JV Coach/Varsity Assistant Coach​

IGNITE 14 White Coach

Stow Munroe-Falls HS Volleyball Player - 2009 State Final Four 

Further bio TBA...i

Hallie Forrai

Concussion, IMPACT, and SafeSport certified

Rachel Bailes

Concussion, IMPACT, and SafeSport certified

Walsh University Assistant Coach - Present
Aurora High School Head Coach ('13-'15)​

IGNITE 18 National

Valley Forge High School Player (2005)
Baldwin Wallace University Player
University of Charleston Player​

Zoe Skinner

Concussion, IMPACT, and SafeSport certified

Ursuline University Volleyball - Libero

IGNITE 12 Black
Hannah Hottinger

Concussion, IMPACT, and SafeSport certified

Ursuline University Volleyball - Middle
Archbishop Hoban HS Volleyball 
IGNITE Player - 2015 - 2017

IGNITE 12 Black