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Serve City Girls Volleyball Coaches

Our coaching team features an exciting mix of experience, wisdom, passion, enthusiasm and understanding of the game that will benefit our 12U to 18U national and regional athletes.

Jeff Smith: Click here for more about our director’s 21-year indoor and sand coaching career, including his 1,001 career coaching wins. Jeff is also a master coach for Chicago Sand Volleyball.

Brad Hornstein: after assistant coaching our 16 Blue and 14 Blue squads this season, Brad will serve as head coach of our 17U Blue (national) team next season.

Ashley Eason: the former Aurora University libero and team captain completed her fifth year of club coaching this season. She will be our 16U Blue (national) coach in 2019-2020.

Jason Gentile: Jason joins Serve City as 14 Blue (national) coach after two seasons as a middle school coach and one season as the freshman coach at Joliet West High School.

Jessica Smith: Jessica (a DS/libero this fall at Judson University in Elgin) is our new 13U Blue (national) coach after coaching 14 Red last season. She is also a Serve City alum.

Cody Linhart: completed his sixth year of club coaching after coaching 18U for Serve City in Wheaton last season and 12U this season.

Kendra Meyer: After coaching Wheaton 12U last season, Coach Kendra coached our 13 regional team in Wheaton/Carol Stream this season.

Nick Maruyama: finished his fourth year of coaching with Serve City after coaching 15U for Serve City in Wheaton last season and 16U this season.

Krissy Euer: Krissy coached our 15U Red team after a three-year stint as middle school head coach and varsity assistant coach at an international school in Thailand.

Rich Panitch: Coach Rich is a veteran coach who also coaches varsity girls volleyball at St. Edward Catholic High School in Elgin.

Laura Kramer: completed her first season as our middle school short season coach in Wheaton in 2018-2019.

Nilesh Patel: Coach Nilesh comes to Serve City as our 13 Blue coach in Wheaton/Carol Stream.