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Terin Thilavanh

Co Club Director

As the Director Terin manages the operational responsibilities for the club, and will be the primary point of contact for club related questions with families, athletes, coaches, and CEVA. Before the indoor season begins Terin secures our gym space for practices, plans practice schedules, and works with the travel coordinator to plan tournament schedules. She also creates the budget for each team and organizes & prepares the administrative requirements for club.

Terin also chairs the club's board meetings, and all club related meetings along with content distribution and family communication. Additionally, she serves as liaison for coaches needing support and the float coaches attending additional practices and tournaments.

Post season, Terin closes out the records, and begins preparations for the upcoming season with our vendors, coaches, and community partners.

Terin joined Nw Reign with an extensive background in business and volleyball. She is a graduate of Portland State University with a Bachelor's degree in Finance. She worked previously as a Financial Analyst and currently works for an International company managing sales and operations of the North American Market. Outside of volleyball, Terin enjoys time with her two daughters Bryn and Addie, being with family and friends, and traveling.

 

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Shyanna Davis

Co Club Director

Shyanna is entering into her second year as the Co Club Director. As a Co Director Shy works directly with Terin overseeing the clubs operations. Shy's primary role is to work with and manage our team gear, coaching staff, equipment needs, and season scheduling. Additionally, Shy assists our coaches with recruitment, retention, monitoring, and training. She plans open gyms, skill sessions, and youth camps. Shy works together with Terin to communicate with our athletes and families, prep for the season including tryouts, coach training, and club wide communication.

During the season Shy manages the equipment (balls, carts, nets, etc.), and inventory distribution of player gear for each team. Shy also handles player/parent/coach concerns during the season.

Shy has been coaching volleyball for 14 years. Shy has coached from the 12's level all the way up through the college level. Shy was the head coach at Sandy High school for 5 years and helped lead Sandy High School in Oregon to their first 6A state appearance in years. Shy just recently accepted the job at Jefferson High School in Portland, Oregon. Shy joins NW Reign from another local high profile club where she filled a leadership role and aided in their administrative planning. She is well known for her infectious attitude, knowledge of the game, intensity, and network of volleyball professionals including collegiate coaches, and training and development coaches.

On Shy's spare time (HAHA) she enjoys spending time with her son and watching his basketball tournaments.

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Bre Smedley

Coach Training & Admin

Join us in welcoming Bre to the NW Reign BOD. We are excited to add another new member this 2017/2018 season. Bre, a NW Reign coach joins the board after serving as a board member at her previous club.

Bre will be utilizing her strength in teaching and be the primary point of contact for our coaching staff. She organizes material to prepare our coaches for the upcoming season and ensures that they are trained within our club philosophy and guidelines.

 

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Suanne McWaters

Fundraising & Social Media

Suanne has been with NW Reign for 6 seasons serving in coaching roles and volunteering her time administratively. We are excited to share that Suanne is joining the NW Reign BOD for the 2019 season as our fundraising and social media coordinator. Suanne will be organizing fundraising opportunities for our athletes and families. She has organized both team and individual fundraisers. In addition to fundraising, Suanne is manages our social media content for Facebook and Instagram.

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Erin Blythe

Travel & Schedule Coordinator

Erin has joined the NW Reign BOD for the 2019/2020 season. Her primary role is to manage the club's travel and tournament schedules. Erin secures all teams: hotels and airfare pre season. During this process she ensures that our club meets the requirements of stay and play policies while staying within our clubs budget. Additionally Erin secures all tournaments and submits each teams rosters within the correct format required by the tournament. She is the direct point of contact four our players, coaches and families in regards to travel and tournament schedules.

 

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Jen Palmer

At Large

Jen serves on the board as an at large member. She helps the club with open gyms, tryouts, and travel support. Outside of Reign Jen is the head volleyball coach at Prairie High School where her team is seeing great success. She is a well known coach in the area who joined us and hit the ground running. She previous coached our 16-1 team and consistently pushed the team to success. Her passion for the game, athletes, and life is infectious! We are so excited to have her be a part of NW Reign's leadership.

Jen is married to Brent and together they have two boys: Kyler (4), and Colton(2).

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Lenee McDaniel

At Large

Lenee serves on the NW Reign board as an "at large" member. She offers support to all board members on a needed basis and helps keep things running smoothly. She also helps in the basic management and content updates of our website. She has been with Reign for 7 years and brings a plethora of invaluable knowledge and experience.

"I joined NW Reign because their coaching philosophy aligned with my own. The leadership has always led with integrity, respect and passion for the game, and it’s been a privilege to work with such professionalism." We are grateful to have you Lenee!