Meet the Coaches
SueAnn is a volleyball veteran with over 14 years of playing experience behind her. In high school she was a 3-sport athlete competing in volleyball, basketball and track and field for Skyview in Vancouver. She continues to play volleyball year-round in both women's and co-ed indoor and outdoor tournaments. She generally plays the defensive specialist position on co-ed teams and is a middle blocker on her women's team.
SueAnn has over 7 years of experience coaching athletes in a variety of sports and has assisted with volleyball camps and clinics with Kingsway High School & NW Reign. This will be Suanne's 5th season with us. She has spent the last three years assistant coaching our 18-2 and 18-1 teams and is excited to Head Coach our 18-2 team for the 2018 club season. She is very excited to build on her previous experience and help transition the athletes to their next level of play. SueAnn loves continuing to play volleyball as an adult in leagues and tournaments and uses those experiences to enhance her coaching. She believes that competing in volleyball encourages sportsmanship, discipline, and teamwork and she is looking forward to inspiring her team to be as passionate as she is about playing volleyball!
Yung will be joining NW Reign as an "official" coach this season. He has been volunteer coaching for the past two years with our 16's and 18's pods. He brings 12 years of playing experience and brings strength in teaching systematic volleyball with an emphasis on defensive strategy. PT and Yung finished the 2015/2016 season with our 16-1 team helping them move up 11 spots and finishing 14th in Region.
When Yung is not coaching he continues to be very active in the Portland/Vancouver volleyball scene. Currently he plays in CEVA adult Men's tournaments, weekly indoor leagues, and Co-Ed tournaments. Yung has had success bringing junior athletes and introducing them and their families to volleyball outside of club.
When Yung is not playing volleyball he is watching volleyball, talking about volleyball with friends, and traveling for volleyball . His un-related volleyball hobbies include being with friends and family and playing basketball. We are happy to have Yung join us as a full time coach this season!