CVC CLUB HEAD COACH
Mike Bossom returns to CVC after leaving the head coaching position at Goucher College where he led the Division III women’s volleyball program from 2006 through 2014. During his tenure, the Gophers accomplished winning records in three of Mike’s first five seasons, which helped him become the second-winningest coach in the history of Goucher’s volleyball program. Mike coached previously with the club, including his tenure as Co-Head Coach with the legendary Greg “Gio” Giovanazzi. Mike, one of the most successful high school volleyball coaches in Maryland, will also be returning as head varsity coach for Centennial High School where he guided the Eagles to 214 wins and eight state championships during his 12 seasons there, including five consecutive state titles starting in 1996. Mike was recognized twice during his run at Centennial as All-Met Coach of the Year by both The (Baltimore)Sun and Washington Post, and more than two dozen of the players he coached there went on to play the sport at the collegiate level. Earlier this year, Mike was named to the Howard County Women’s Athletics Hall of Fame.In addition to his local successes, Mike spent more than two years as the head coach of the U.S. Men’s Standing Disabled Team, which under his direction placed fourth at the 2000 Paralympics in Sydney, Australia.
CVC 18U COMETS
Coach – Kristin Anderson-Little
Primarily a basketball player most of her life, Kristin made the transition to volleyball pretty easily and saw awesome results. She was a member of the 2009 Centennial team during her senior year, which won a county, regional, and state championship under Coach Larry Schofield. During her junior and senior years of high school, she played club for CVC, even attending nationals while on the 17s team. She went on to play a year of volleyball at the Division II level at Millersville University in Lancaster, PA. After receiving her degree in Secondary Education, she went on to teach Social Studies at Oakland Mills High School. This is also her second year head coaching the varsity volleyball team at OM. After a year-long hiatus from coaching club volleyball in order to plan her wedding, Kristin is back and ready for a great season with CVC.
Coach – Jamie Bullock
Jamie started her playing career at Columbia as a 12 and under and finishing out with the Comets at 18s. She attended Glenelg High school where in 1995 was a part of the teams’ state championship team and in 1997 as a runner up. After high school she went to East Carolina University where she played club volleyball for three years. Jamie coached for East Carolina Juniors Volleyball Club in Greenville, NC for 6 years and for Coastal Plains Volleyball club for 2 years. She coached at South Central High School in Winterville, NC for 9 years winning coach of the year in 2006, 2010 and 2011 in the conference. The team were Conference Champions in 2007, 2010, and 2011 and 3A Eastern Regional Runners up in 2010 and 2011. In addition to coaching volleyball at South Central she also coached track three years with the team winning the NC State 3A Championship in 2010 and 2011. For four years she coached at Reservoir High School as the varsity coach and for one year has been the assistant varsity coach at Marriotts Ridge High School. Jamie has been back coaching with the club since 2013 coaching many different age groups with taking time last year to volunteer with the 18s teams. She is excited to be back with the Comets this season.
CVC 17U ECLIPSE
Coach – Laura Kuckuda
Laura has been involved with volleyball either coaching or playing since she was a young teenager. She is both IMPACT and CAP I Certified, plus a current member of USAV, AVCA and NSCA. She played for Metro Volleyball Club and for Atholton High School. Coach Kuckuda has coached at all age levels ranging from the 12’s up to the 18’s level. Currently, she is coaching the 17’s team for the fourth year in a row. Coach Kuckuda helped led the 17’s team to qualify and participate in Nationals in 2013 in Dallas, TX. Coach Kuckuda has also been involved in building the “Advanced Volleyball Clinic’s” in the fall that is supported by Howard County Parks & Recreation. In addition to coaching for Columbia Volleyball Club, she assisted Michael Bossom at Goucher College for the women’s volleyball team from 2012 – 2014. This is also Kuda’s second year as the Associate Head Coach for CVC. In addition to coaching, she holds a full time job currently working for Legal & General America, Inc. in Urbana, MD. Laura has been with CVC since 2001.
Coach – Christina Catanach
Christina has grown up around volleyball her entire life. Her father is the coach at the University of Tampa and has been for 34 years. Her sister also played at Duke University. She began playing club volleyball at age 9 in Tampa, FL. Christina played all the way through 18s at Tampa United Volleyball Club and was part of 4 state championship teams at Plant High School in Tampa. She went on to play volleyball at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore. She graduated in 2015 and am now a 2nd grade teacher in Howard County.
CVC 16U/17U ASTROS
Head Coach – Anna Romano
Anna has been coaching volleyball for the past 4 years at various levels (15s-18s). Most recently she assists Varsity at Mt. Hebron High School. She played CVC volleyball from age 10 to 18, earning a spot on their travel teams each year. She played for High Point University. Anna was also a four year varsity player at Mt. Hebron High School from 2003 to 2006. She was a two year captain at Mt. Hebron her junior and senior year. Anna works as a financial analyst for Lockheed Martin Corp.
Assistant Coach – Casey Salandra
Casey grew up in the Chicago suburbs and began playing club volleyball in 8th grade. She attended St. Francis High School, where she was a part of the the varsity team that won the 2012 Illinois State Championship. After high school, Casey played Division III Volleyball at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA as a Middle Blocker/Outside Hitter. While at Carnegie Mellon, the Tartans had two appearances in the NCAA Tournament (2013 and 2016) as well as one appearance in the UAA Conference finals (2016). Casey graduated this past May with a B.S in Chemical Engineering and an additional major in Biomedical Engineering. She is currently working at the National Institutes of Health, conducting HIV research. Casey is excited to join the CVC family to help coach her first team!
CVC 16U LIGHTNING
Coach – Larry Schofield
Coach Schofield,”Schoach” as he is fondly called, began coaching with CVC in 1995, the same year he started coaching at Centennial HS. After 20 year in flying for the Navy and coaching several Navy soccer and volleyball teams, he retired to begin a 22 year teaching career. At Centennial, he stepped into a State championship program making for a steep learning curve. His first JV team went 8-6 and several of the ‘Club” players spent plenty of time teaching Schoach how Centennial volleyball was played. His JV teams proceeded to win over 140 matches in the next eleven years. When Bossom moved to the college level Schoach moved up. 11-5 his first yr, his 2008 team first 20-0 with a State championship. Over his 7 years, his teams won 3 County titles, 3 District V titles, 3 Regional titles, and was a State runner-up in 2010 and 2012. With CVC, Schoach has coached every age group except U17s, going to Nationals with U-16s in 2012 and U-13s in 2015. He retired from teaching HS math in 2015, but was recruited to coach the JV at Atholton HS. He also is the assistant varsity coach at Atholton helping them to a State title in 2016. Coach Schofield is beginning his 23rd yr with CVC. He is CAP II and IMPACT qualified.
Coach – Casey Giovanazzi
Casey has spent her life in a gym, but started her career with CVC on the 12’s team back in 2004. Casey stayed with the CVC for the duration of her club experience. She spent the majority of her club experience playing for her father, Greg Giovanazzi, but also played and learned from current club coaches Mike Bossom, Laura Kuckuda, and Kenny Mills. Casey attended Catonsville High School where she played for Amanda Kaufman on the varsity team for all 4 years. Casey was named second team all-county her freshman year and first-team all-county her sophomore, junior, and senior year. Casey was named MVP of her high school team her junior and senior year. In addition she was placed on the all-metro team during her senior season. Casey was captain of all 6 of her club teams at CVC and was captain for 2 of her 4 years at Catonsville. Casey started her colligate career at the University of North Florida where she played both Indoor and Beach volleyball. As a freshman she was captain of her team and was named to the all-freshman team. Casey’s father passed away in March of 2012 and Casey returned home after a sophomore season at UNF to be closer to her mother. Casey spent her Junior year season playing at Towson University. Casey finished her career by playing her senior season for her “Aunt” Caren Kemner at Culver Stockton College in Missouri. Casey is thrilled to be back in the CVC family.
CVC 16U THUNDER
Head Coach – Julie Poston
For Julie Poston volleyball has been a tradition. Her mother played collegiately and her three older sisters played for CVC. Julie started playing club volleyball in the 4th grade and played her entire club career with CVC. In addition to her experience playing for CVC, Julie has participated in the CHRVA High Performance program. Julie played varsity volleyball for 4 years while attending Reservoir High School, In 2007 the Gators were state finalists and in 2008 they won a state championship, with Julie receiving the Most Valuable Player award that year. Julie then went to play volleyball for Salisbury University for 4 years where her teams won two conference championships and were invited twice to the NCAA tournament making one Elite 8 appearance. While at Salisbury Julie made all conference three times. Julie has a minor in coaching from Salisbury University and this is her third year with CVC.
Assistant Coach – Allison Mariano
Alison played club volleyball for 6 years during middle and high school. She played 3 of those years with CVC. She also played varsity volleyball for 4 years while she was attending River Hill High School. She currently works at Harper’s Choice Middle School and has coached Freshman Volleyball at Oakland Mills High school for the past two seasons.
CVC 15U STORM
Head Coach – Todd Thompson
Todd brings strong coaching and playing experience to CVC. Locally he has coached with both Atholton and Centennial High School’s varsity programs as an assistant coach. Todd has coached in Arizona, California, and with the USAV High Performance (HP) program. He played indoor and beach volleyball for 30+ years at the AA/Open level, and for USVBA clubs and clubs at Montana State, Arizona State, and Stanford. Todd is USAV Impact, Safesport, CAP I/II/III certified. Todd lives in Columbia Maryland with his family and works for Booz Allen Hamilton.
Assistant Coach – Maddie Chervenak
Maddie started her volleyball career playing at Columbia Volleyball Club on the 13 Eagles team and culminated her club career on the 18 Comets. After being a 4-year starting libero at Hammond High School, Maddie went on to play NCAA Division 2 volleyball at Mars Hill University. After graduating from MHU, Maddie returned to Maryland and is a 5th grade teacher in Montgomery County and the Varisty head coach at Blake High School. Maddie is excited to be coaching at CVC!
CVC 15U TYPHOON
Head Coach – Jamie Frank
Jamie is looking forward to the start of the new club season! She started playing volleyball at the recreational level when she was 10 years old and from there moved on to play club for the CVC 14U Cardinals and continued on to finish on the 18U Comets. After playing varsity volleyball for 4 years at Atholton High School, Jamie went on to play NCAA Division III volleyball at Frostburg State University as a libero in 2010. While at Frostburg, the Bobcats hosted the NCAA Volleyball Regional Tournament in 2010 making it to the ¬regional championship. She graduated from Frostburg with a bachelors in athletic training and became a certified athletic trainer (ATC). After Frostburg, Jamie took a pause from volleyball for a few years while attending graduate school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine seeking her doctorate in physical therapy which she successfully obtained this past May 2017. She couldn’t stay away from the volleyball world for long and was soon back with CVC as an assistant coach of the 14U Cardinals starting her coaching career right where she started playing for CVC years before. Jamie is currently a practicing physical therapist in the Carroll County Public School system and just finished a successful season as head coach for the Atholton freshman volleyball team.
Assistant Coach – Emme Petti
Emme is beyond excited to return to CVC as a coach! Her career started by playing for the 12s team and 7 season later ended with a trip to Nationals with the 17s team. After playing volleyball all 4 years at Mount Hebron High School, Emme went on to play NCAA Division III volleyball at McDaniel College as an outside hitter and just recently graduated with a degree in Exercise Science. While in school, she was a head coach for the newly founded Westminster Volleyball League. Emme has returned to Howard County and is currently working as an Assistant Teacher at Kennedy Krieger High School where she is also a head coach for their volleyball team.
CVC 14U CONDORS
Head Coach – Kenny Mills
Coach Mills is a UMBC Men’s Volleyball Club Alumni where he was a Defensive Specialist for the Retrievers (’95-’98). Commencing his fifteenth season coaching for CVC and returning to the Condors (14’s) to Head Coach after two seasons at the helm of the Lightning (16’s). Mills previously lead Lightning to a Bronze Medal at the ‘16 CHRVA Open Regionals and a Finalist finish at the ‘16 Open Division of the East Coast Championships. After four consecutive seasons Co-Coaching the Eclipse (17’s), which qualified for the ‘13 Junior Nationals in Dallas, TX, he’s been the Head Coach for the Lightning (’04), Storm (15’s) (‘06/’08) and (‘00-’08). As Head Varsity Coach, Mills lead the Sailors to their first Semi-Final finish in the IAAM “A” Conference (’03), followed by three Runner-Up finishes (04’/05’and 07’) followed by the “A” Conference title (’08). Mills (or Millzy) was honored as the All-Metro Coach of the Year by ”The Baltimore Sun” (‘08). Additionally, the Sailors earned the programs first top ten rankings by The Sun (07’ and 08’). Mills is a USAV member, CPR/AED/First Aid and IMPACT Certified. He recently became a Licensed Massage Therapist, as well as the current Freshman Head and Varsity Assistant Coach at Centennial High School in Ellicott City.
Assistant Coach – Kristen Flint
Kristen started her volleyball career playing for Columbia Volleyball Club on the 12U Canaries and played for CVC for 7 years, finishing on the 18U Comets. After playing varsity volleyball for Howard High School, Kristen went on to play NCAA Division III volleyball at Carnegie Mellon University as a right side hitter. While at Carnegie Mellon, the Tartans had two appearances in the NCAA Tournament in 2013 and 2016 as well as one appearance in the UAA Conference finals in 2016. Kristen just recently graduated with a degree in Mathematics and is currently working at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. Kristen is excited to return to CVC as a coach this season!
CVC 14U CARDINALS
Head Coach – Rob Moy
Coach Moy began coaching several years ago with Wilde Lake High School at the Junior Varsity and Varsity levels. He then took a brief three-year hiatus from coaching before he applied for the Freshmen Volleyball Coach vacancy at Centennial High School. He served as CHS Freshmen coach for nine years before taking the JV coaching position for two years. Rob spent the 2012-2013 season away from the high school scene and assisted at Goucher College. This is Coach Moy’s second season at the helm of the Varsity at Atholton High School. Coach Moy has played USAV volleyball at the B and BB levels (when it was “USVBA”) and is Impact certified by the USAV. Coach Moy has been with CVC since 2001.
Assistant Coach – Kelly Budge
Kelly is excited to return to CVC this season coaching for the 14U team again. She started playing club volleyball for the 13’s DIGS team back home in New Jersey and continued all throughout high school. She is a current senior at Goucher College studying Biochemistry on a pre-medical track. At Goucher, she enjoyed her college career playing volleyball for the Gophers.
CVC 13U EAGLES
Head Coach – Michael Bossom
In addition to Mike’s duties as Head Coach of the club, Mike also was Head Coach for the 13U Eagles. See Mike’s Bio above.
Assistant Coach – Marissa Duncan
Marissa played club volleyball for 5 years and spent 3 of those years with CVC. She also played varsity volleyball for 3 years while she was attending Mount Hebron High School. She currently attends University of Maryland Baltimore County where she studies psychology and information systems. Marissa also plays on the UMBC Volleyball team and is currently their captain. This will be Marissa’s third year coaching with CVC.
CVC 13U HAWKS
Head Coach – Staci Paige
This is Staci’s third year as a head coach with CVC, coaching the 13U Raptors in 2016 and 12U Owls in 2017. Staci played NJCAA volleyball for CCBC Catonsville in 2001-02 (Maryland JUCO Region XX champions). She has coached 12U recreational teams in both northern Texas and Howard County and was assistant coach at Long Reach High School in 2014 and 2015. Staci works full-time as a Social Science Research Analyst at Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and is IMPACT and CPR/AED certified.
Assistant Coach – Robyn West
Robyn played with CVC for 9 years as well as 4 years of varsity at Centennial High School, where she won 3 state championships. She went on to play as a right side hitter at NCAA Division I Elon University. This will be Robyn’s second year coaching with CVC and she is very excited to be a part of the club and about the upcoming season.
CVC 12U FALCONS
Head Coach – Bill Shook
Coach Shook returns to CVC (13th season) after founding the club in 1985 and brings a wealth of experience to our program. Some of Bill’s accomplishments include: 49 total scholastic volleyball and tennis championships (collegiate & HS); USA Volleyball Carolina Region Robert L. Lindsay Meritorious Service Award (2002); nine “Coach of the Year” honors; inducted into the 2016 class of the Howard County Community Sports Hall of Fame; Centennial HS Hall of Fame; and became just the fourth male coach to be inducted into the Howard County, Women’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2009. Shook was the head coach at NCAA Division-II Mars Hill College from 1994-2003 where he also served as a faculty instructor in the physical education department. Since his time at Mars Hill, Bill has also been the head volleyball coach at Division-III Piedmont College, head volleyball and tennis coach at Lindsey Wilson College and most recently Head Volleyball Coach at Hollins University in Virginia. For the past 25 years Coach Shook has served as an instructor at NCAA Division-I volleyball camps (College of Charleston, Clemson, ETSU, Furman, Georgetown, Maryland, North Carolina, Penn State/Juniata, Tennessee, UNC-Charlotte, U.S. Naval Academy) and has run his own clinics and private lessons in volleyball, tennis and swimming for 32 years. Prior to his 16 years as a head coach at the collegiate level, Shook was the head coach of the Centennial High School volleyball and tennis teams, where he claimed four state volleyball championships and three state tennis championships
Assistant Coach – Carrie Flint
Carrie has been involved with the sport of volleyball for nearly 40 years in various capacities including player, coach and former member of the CVC Board of Directors. After playing the sport in high school, Carrie became a volleyball enthusiast for life. She has played at various levels including Women’s AA/A/BB USAV (formerly USVBA), indoor women’s teams (AA to BB), and indoor/outdoor coed teams (AA/A) across many leagues in Maryland. She also previously played outdoor doubles and triples. Carrie spent several years coaching HCYP and HCRP youth teams for two of her daughters and niece, including U12, U14, and high school girls. From 2007-2013, Carrie was a member of the CVC Board serving as the Treasurer for five years and a Team Representative for seven years. She is excited to return to CVC as a coach for the Falcons.
CVC 12U OWLS
Head Coach – Willie Cho
Willie Cho started playing volleyball during High School, some MANY, MANY moons ago! As an accomplished player in NYC, he won back to back player of the year awards for New York City in 1997-1999. He was a member of the bronze winning NY empire state team in 1999 in Ithaca, NY. He went on to play Club volleyball at the University of Michigan and continues to play recreationally today. This is Willie’s third year coaching at CVC. He is extremely excited to come back and work hard, play hard and have fun as a team!
Assistant Coach – Emily Przybyla
Bio Coming Soon……
CVC RED HORNETS
Head Coach – Jessie Link
Jessie played club volleyball with CVC for 6 years, and also played varsity volleyball at Centennial for her four years there. Jessie graduated from Centennial in 2014, and now attends the University of Maryland Baltimore County where she studies Psychology and is currently the president of the UMBC Women’s Club Volleyball team. This is Jessie’s third season coaching club with CVC.
Assistant Coach – Amanda Ross
Amanda has played volleyball for the past six years, all of which have been for CVC. She played three years on Mount Hebron’s Varsity team for which she was captain two of the years. This will be Amanda’s third year assistant coaching with CVC, having helped with the 9-11 Red Hornets last year.
Assistant Coach – Allie Cable
Allie started playing volleyball at the age of 11 with HCYP. Her CVC club career spanned 7 years beginning with the Canaries and ending with the Comets. A two-time captain, Allie holds school career records for aces, digs, and sets played at Oakland Mills High during her four years playing on the varsity squad. Twice named MaxPreps/AVCA Maryland Player of the Week, she was recognized with Second and First Team All-County status her junior and senior seasons, respectively. She also received Baltimore Sun All-Metro First Team recognition her senior year as the regions top defensive player. A long time passion for teaching and volleyball led her to major in education and play at Lebanon Valley College, where she helped the team to back-to-back ECAC Championships, and served as the Vice President of the LVC Student Athletic Advisory Committee. Named the Milton Hershey School volleyball head coach, Allie oversaw the first-ever match wins for both the Middle School Varsity and JV squads during the second year of the program. She is now a special education teacher at S. Christa McAuliffe Elementary School, and this past season was a volunteer assistant volleyball coach at Quince Orchard High School.