Head Coach Marissa Socha grew up playing volleyball in the Spokane area and continued her volleyball career at Yakima Valley Community College. After college, she began coaching back in Spokane before pursuing her physical therapy degree in New York. Marissa returned back to Spokane in 2013 and has been coaching the last 3 years for VIP Jrs. Marissa believes in empowering and building confidence in each player. She looks for players who encourages others, plays with heart, and always competes. In her free time she likes to garden and spend time with her family and pups. Her experience has provided her with the knowledge to help develop competitive teams as well as individuals, while coaching at the club level in our Region.
Head Coach Joni Nagy is in her 6th year coaching club/second year at VIP. She started playing at age 10, with 6 of her club-playing years here, at VIP. She went on to play at SFCC and MSU Northern. She started her college coaching career as an Asst at MSU Northern and then spent 2yrs as the Head Coach at Big Bend CC, before moving back to Spokane to be closer to family. She is raising her 4yr old son to love the game as much as she does!
Head Coach, Chad Coupland, enters his 24th year coaching in the Evergreen Region. His style of conveying the skills and team systems, allows for the players to develop their maturity in the game. While to some he may seem like a Big Bear, those that play for Chad, will realize that there is a teddy bear within.
Elisia Oka - 509-710-5357
Chad and Meredith Coupland - 509-922-5004
PO Box 142129
Spokane Valley, WA 99214