RELENTLESS CLUB LEADERSHIP

 CLUB LEADERSHIP AND COACHES

Final coaching assignments will be settled throughout the tryout process as we identify the total number of teams that we will field and pair our coaches with the teams that we feel they will best serve. We are also in conversation with other coaches and plan to be prepared to accommodate as many as 10 teams this season.

CLUB LEADERSHIP

Club Director: Todd Horner
Todd is the founder of Relentless Volleyball Club and IPV. He has over 12 years of experience across a broad range of roles in several clubs including Lions Pride, C3 Fire and Revolution as a coach, club director and a youth volleyball pioneer in the Centre Region. Prior to founding IPV he launched and developed the C3 Sports Volleyball program. IPV is known for laying a strong foundation for volleyball success and cultivating growth in the game for young players in the Centre Region. Many players who got their volleyball start in C3 Sports and IPV have gone on to great success at both the high school and collegiate levels. Many of his club teams have found a high level of success including a 15U team which finished ranked #4 in the KRVA Open Division (highest level) along with winning 3 events including the 2-Day Irish Rumble and placed 2nd at KRVA Open Regional Championships.

Todd has also served as the Tournament Director for the State College Girls Little Lion Invitational for the last 8 years as the event has risen to prominence as a premier event in the state. Todd served on the KRVA Region High Performance Committee during its infancy helping to establish and launch the program in the Region.  Played collegiate baseball at Penn State.  Married to Heather and has four daughters who have all been volleyballers - Elizabeth, Suzanne, Abigail and Jacqueline. Elizabeth played at the University of Pennsylvania, Suzanne currently plays professionally in Finland after competing at Iowa State University and Abigail currently plays for the Edinboro University team and Jacqueline will be competing for the Shippensburg University Track and Field team in the javelin.

Associate Director: Chad Weight
Chad is in his 12th year as a volleyball coach and his 8th season as the Varsity Head Coach of the State College High School Girls Volleyball Team. During his first 7 years at State High the team won seven district titles and three Mid Penn Commonwealth Division titles. In 2016 State High completed an undefeated regular season advancing the the PIAA State Semi-Finals.  Chad has also had the honor of coaching a number of girls who have gone on to play at the collegiate level and many all-state, all-district, and all-conference players. Chad also served for four seasons as the Head Coach of Park Forest Middle School.

Prior to coaching in the State College Area School District, Chad spent 3 years as the head coach for Bellefonte Area High School. Chad’s club experiences at various capacities have included time with Lion’s Pride, NVJ, Revolution, Affinity, and Relentless.  His experiences have also included presenting at clinics for the PVCA and coaching PSU camps.  Chad has been involved with volleyball, whether playing or coaching, the last 27 years.
 

COACHES - (More coaches to be listed soon for the 2017 season)

Kelly Aston - 

Jenny Campbell - 
 Jenny is entering her 2nd season with Relentless. Jenny served as an important role last season bolstering our Freestyle program and serving as a floating assistant.  Jenny's experience includes coaching at middle school, high school and at the club volleyball levels. She is currently a JV coach with the State College Girls Volleyball team with previous experience as the assistant coach at Mt. Nittany Middle School.  Prior to that she served as the head coach for Cajun Wave Volleyball Club, based out of Mandeville, La.  A four-year starter at outside hitter for Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, Campbell was an All-Horizon League selection during her senior season, earned all-tournament honors on multiple occasions and helped the Raiders reach the Horizon League Championship match during her junior season.  
Campbell graduated from Wright State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education (2007) and earned her Master’s Degree in Education in (2008). She is currently a teacher at the Delta Program in the State College Area School District.


Lynn Chapman –
Lynn played as a setter for Indianola High School in Iowa and as a defensive specialist for Simpson College (Iowa). She then served as Head Coach for Viterbo University (NAIA) in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Lynn is in her 3nd season coaching with Relentless and IPV. She served as the Head Coach for our 13-1 team in 2016 and 2017 and has been serving as a coach with our IPV Summer Camp and Fall Programs as well. She has both knowledge and enthusiasm for the game.

Katy Correa -

Cori Donaghy -  Cori is entering her 2nd season as a coach with Relentless.  In 2017 she serve as a floating assistant spending time with teams from 12s-17s.  Cori has been the Head Coach of the St. Josephs Girl Volleyball Team for the past 2 years.  Full Bio to come

Megan Flick - Megan enters her first season coaching with Relentless. Megan just completed her first season as the Head Coach for the Bellefonte Girls Volleyball team.  Previously Megan has served as an assistant at Bald Eagle Area and Affinity Volleyball Club. Megan competed at Lock Haven University after completing her high school career at BEA.  Megan played club locally for Revolution Volleyball Club. 
Megan continues to be very active playing in adult leagues and tournaments.  Full Bio to come

Liz Johnson - Liz is in her first season with Relentless.  Liz competed as a setter and 3 year starter at East Stroudsburg University.  She also brings extensive club coaching experience to the gym ranging from the West Coast to most recently with Revolution in State College.  Full Bio to come

Maureen Kelliher - Maureen will be in her 2nd year with Relentless. She has extensive playing experience both indoor and beach.  Maureen brings with her coaching experience at the High School, Jr. High and Club levels. Full Bio TBA 

Korin Koehler - 

Dan Kreiger - 
. As the founding coach for the Bloomsburg Women's Volleyball and former Head Coach at Lock Haven, Dan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in his first season coaching with Relentless. Dan will be working with the Freestyle program as well as being a floating coach focused on training players in the gym primarily at the 15-18 level.  Please follow this link for Dan's Full Bio.  

Joi Mckenzie - 
 Joi is entering her first season coaching with Relentless but is not new to IPV/Relentless.  She has served as a Summer Camp Coach several seasons for our IPV program.  Joi played middle at Eastern Michigan University after a successful high school career with the State College Girls Volleyball team in high school. Joi has extensive coaching experience at the Middle School, High School and club levels at Penns Valley, Park Forest Middle School, Bellefonte High School and Revolution. Full Bio TBA 

Janae Moran - 

Tara Neidigh - Tara has served as a volunteer, IPV Summer Camp coach and part time assistant giving back to the club since she was in 10th grade.  Tara began her club volleyball career playing for IPV in 8th Grade. Tara then played 4 club seasons with Revolution Volleyball Club including 3 straight seasons at the 18U level. Most recently Tara competed for 2 seasons at Juniata College where she is now a Junior.  Previously she played for State College High School with 3 of those seasons at the Varsity level as a DS/Libero for the D6 Champions and 2-time Mid Penn Commonwealth Conference Champions. As a senior Tara was named to the All-District 6 and Mid-Penn Commonwealth Conference All Star teams and the Pennlive.com Big 15 2nd team. Tara will be serving as an Assistant Coach this season.

Mike Zeman - Mike is in his first season coaching with Relentless. A native of Rochester, NY, Zeman brings playing and coaching experience to the program. He is an alumni of the Rochester Volleyball Club, Rochester, NY, where he played 16s, 17s, and 18s. A setter, his club teams finished Top 15 at Club National Championships each year. During his senior year his HS team, Webster, won the NYS Boys Volleyball Championship and finished undefeated. Zeman was named captain, team MVP, and would earn All-County, All-Tournament, and All-State honors. He later played for the Penn State Men's Volleyball team in 1996-97, and has served as a student and volunteer assistant coach for the Penn State Women's Volleyball team for over 20 years. Zeman returned to Rochester after college and coached Boys and Girls Varsity Volleyball programs in Spencerport, NY from 2001-2006, and was named Class A Coach-of-the-Year in 2002. In 2001, the Spencerport Boys team finished as the Boys NYS Volleyball Championship Runner-up. As a varsity coach, he ran and directed all levels of volleyball programming, including middle school, freshmen, and JV levels, and directed multiple skills camps each summer. After returning to State College with his family in 2008, Zeman has been busy officiating Men's and Women's NCAA Division I matches as a line judge, and has played and officiated in the Centre County Parks and Rec league. He is excited to be back in the gym working as a skills coach and game strategist, and is grateful for the opportunity to work with new coaches, parents, administrators, and enthusiastic players.  










 

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