Meet the Coaches
Andrea has been coaching club volleyball locally for the past 10 years enjoying success at the 12s, 14s, 15s, 16s and 18s age levels. Her teams have won friendship, power league and elite tournaments. Andrea’s NW Reign 16s team finished the 2011-12 Power League 4th in the CEVA region with 1800 total points while competing in the Platinum Division. In 2012 her 15s team won the Championship of the 16s Club Division at the Emerald City Tournament at the University of Washington.
Coach Doerfler was also the head coach of the Prairie High School volleyball program for 5 years, resigning in 2012 to spend more time with her family. Her high school teams had a league record of 60-2 with four 1st-place league finishes, a 3rd place finish at the State Tournament in 2009, a 5th-place State Tournament finish in 2011 and a State Championship in 2012. In 2008 and 2012 Andrea was named 3-A GSL Coach of the Year. In 2011 she was named 3-A GSL Co-Coach of the Year.
Andrea began playing volleyball as a 4th grader and was a three sport athlete throughout high school competing in volleyball, basketball and softball. Andrea received many school and league awards during four years of high school competition. While playing collegiate volleyball at Linfield College for Head Coach Shane Kimura, Andrea was a 4-year starting middle blocker and outside hitter. She earned several honors for the Wildcats including MVP and All-Conference awards. At the conclusion of her collegiate career, Andrea continued to compete in co-ed and women’s doubles grass tournaments as well playing on women’s indoor club teams.
Andrea believes that competing in volleyball provides young athletes opportunities to challenge themselves and develop as strong, confident young women. She utilizes the club experience as a venue for young women to engage in life lessons that extend beyond athletic competition. Her belief that rigorous training, team concepts, and discipline are necessary on the volleyball court guides her work with athletes.
Coach Haley Doerfler beings her first season as the 18-1 assistant coach for NW Reign Volleyball Club. She was a four-year Varsity letter winner for the Prairie High School Falcons from 2007- 2011. While competing at the high school level, Coach Haley was a four-year GSHL All League Selection and a three-year All-Region Player. She was named the All-Region Co-Player of the year in her senior year. Haley was also named to the All-State Tournament team and the All State Team when the Falcons finished 3rd at the State Tournament.
Haley went on to earn a full- ride scholarship to play volleyball at Hawaii Pacific University. Coach Haley was a four-year starting Middle Blocker for the Sharks and also competed on their sand team. She was named the Pepsi Player of the Week, Team MVP, and was a nationally ranked player. After her graduation from Hawai’I Pacific University, Coach Haley competed for Team Durham in England. Haley also earned her Master’s degree from Durham University and is a current PhD student. While competing for Team Durham, Coach Haley’s team won one national championship for the university league and two national championships for the professional league. Coach Haley was named the MVP while playing for Team Durham.
Alongside her playing career in England, Haley coached the Women’s 2nd team for Durham University. While in Hawaii, Haley coached indoor and beach club volleyball for Spike and Serve Volleyball Club. She has also coached for Reign Beach Volleyball Club and continues to complete in indoor, sand and grass.