Our Coaches

Angela Whitehead - Program Director & 10U

Angela is the co-founder and Program Director of the Extreme Volleyball Club. This season she is the Head Coach of 10 Black. Angela has played and coached volleyball for the past 20 years. She coached two teams to the National Championships the past two consecutive years.

Thien Nguyen - 11U and 12U

Thien has been with the Extreme Volleyball Club since 2015. This season he is the Head Coach of 11 Black and 12 Black. Thien has over 20 years of competitive play experience and has been coaching volleyball for over 10 years. He has coached club volleyball for 7 years. He coached at Texas Image for 3 years, 2 years at UT Austin women’s club team, and is on his third year with Extreme.

Dominique Turner - 10U and 11U

This is Dominique’s first year with Extreme Volleyball Club. This season she is the Assistant Coach of 10 Black, the Assistant Coach of 11 Teal, and she assists the Program Director at Extreme headquarters. She has 13 years of competitive play experience including club volleyball with the Red River Volleyball Club in Wichita Falls, TX where she helped her 16U team go to the Junior Olympics by playing setter and outside hitter at the age of 12. She also played club volleyball with the University of Texas at Arlington for 2 years. She has assisted volleyball coaches for more than 6 years.

Ashlee Austin - 12U & 14U

This is Ashlee’s third year with Extreme Volleyball Club. This season she is the Head Coach of 14 Black and the Head Coach of 12 White. She has 3 years of competitive play experience. She has coached volleyball for 6 years which include club volleyball for Tejas, Assistant JV Coach for the THESA Riders, Assistant Varsity Coach for All Saint’s Episcopal, and the Head Coach for the THESA Riders JV(16U) where her team took 2nd place at the National Homeschool Volleyball tournament.

Hannah Altman - 12U

This is Hannah’s first year with Extreme Volleyball Club. This season she is the Head Coach of 12 Gray. She has 12 years of competitive play experience including 2 years at North Central Texas College, and she is currently playing volleyball for Texas Wesleyan University. This is her second year to coach club volleyball. She coached at Empire prior to joining the Extreme Volleyball Club’s coaching team.

Dana Lohrke - 12U

This is Dana’s first year with Extreme Volleyball Club. This season she is the Head Coach of 12 Gray. She has 11 years of competitive play experience, and she is currently playing volleyball for Texas Wesleyan University. This is her second year to coach club volleyball. She coached at 3:23 Club out of Midland, Texas prior to joining the Extreme Volleyball Club’s coaching team.

Stefanie Campbell - 14U

This is Stefanie’s second year with Extreme Volleyball Club. This season she is the the Assistant Coach of 14 Black. She played competitive soccer for 16 years. She has coached volleyball for 5 years including Assistant Coach for Extreme 13 Black, 3 years at Dallas Juniors coaching 12U-13U, Levine Academy, and JCC Maccabi games.

Jordyn Fuller - 14U

This is Jordyn’s first year with Extreme Volleyball Club. This season she is the Head Coach of 14 Teal. She has 14 years of competitive play experience including collegiate volleyball at Dominican College where she was included on the American Volleyball Coaches Association(AVCA) Division II All-East Region squad her senior year. She earned 2 consecutive appearances on the All Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference(CACC) First Team, and was chosen as team captain for 3 years. She earned her 1,000th career dig in 2011, and she was named the Dominican College Women’s Volleyball Most Valuable Player. She has coached club volleyball for 7 years.

Taylor Gruenewald - 14U

This is Taylor’s first year with Extreme Volleyball Club. This season she is the Head Coach of 14 White. She has 12 years of competitive play experience including Southlake Carroll High School, TAV’s top team, and Skyline’s top team. She played 4 years for California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), lettered all 4 years, and played in all 106 matches. She was named freshman team all conference, honorable mention all conference, and first team all conference twice. She did all this while making Academic All American with a degree in finance and statistics. She was also a member of the first sand volleyball team at Cal Poly, which is coached by the 2008 Olympic gold medal winner, Todd Rogers. She played for TAV and Skyline top teams growing up and went to Southlake Carroll High School. She has coached volleyball for 6 years.

Timarie Polkowske - 14U

This is Timarie’s first year with Extreme Volleyball Club. This season she is the Assistant Coach of 14 White. She has 8 years of competitive play experience including Southlake Carroll High School and TAV. She received a full ride scholarship to play at the University of Northern Colorado where she received the Big Sky Conference Freshman of the Year, All American Team, and Deans List with Honors. She has coached volleyball for 3 years.

Halee Clark - 14U

This is Halee’s first year with Extreme Volleyball Club. This season she is the Head Coach of 14 Gray. She has 10 years of competitive play experience including playing club volleyball at Tejas, and collegiate volleyball at Seminole State College for 2 years where she helped her team earn 9th place in the NJCAA D1 Conference, and Mississippi Valley State University for 2 years where she earned SWAC New-Corner of the year in 2014 and helped her ream make an appearance at the 2014 SWAC tournament. She has coached volleyball for 3 years with 2 years at Instinct Volleyball Club, Assistant Coach for 18U National team, and Head coach for the 13U elite team.

Brandi Nickelson - 14U

This is Brandi’s first year with Extreme Volleyball Club. This season she is the Assistant Coach of 14 Gray. She has 14 years of competitive play experience where she played outside, middle, right side hitter, and defense. She received a scholarship to Seminole State College where she played libero for 2 years. She has coached volleyball for 2 years.

Lyndsey Teenier - 16U

This is Lindsey’s first year with Extreme Volleyball Club. This season she is the Assistant Coach of 16 Black. She has 12 years of competitive play experience including New Braunfels High School for 4 years, club volleyball, and collegiate volleyball. She coached 12U for Centex Volleyball for 6 years as an Assistant Coach and 14U for Alamo North for 1 year as an Assistant Coach.

Sutton Sunstrum - 10U-17U

This is Sutton’s first year with Extreme Volleyball Club. This season Sutton provides private lessons for 10U-17U, DS and Hitting clinics for 10U-17U, and assists with 16U practices. She has 13 years of competitive play experience. She lettered all 4 years at TCU and played 97 of 102 matches in her career. She passed 1,000 digs to reach top 4 in TCU history and has collegiate experience playing outside hitter, libero, and setter. She led TCU to the NCAA tournament for only the 2nd time in school history and was a member of TCU’s 1st beach volleyball team. She was a 7-year top team player at TAV and a 15U Open National Champion in 2009(Tournament MVP). She was a 3-year MVP and Sophomore Newcomer of the Year at Southlake Carroll High School where she led the Dragons to a 44-2 record as a senior. She has coached volleyball for 6 years.

Jenna Fossum - 10U-17U Setting Coach

This is Jenna’s first year with Extreme Volleyball Club. This season she is the setting coach for 10U-17U. She has 13 years of competitive play experience including being the starting setter for 4 years for Texas A&M from 1998-2001. She helped her team consistently be ranked in the top 20 and made it to the Elite Eight in 1999 and 2001. She earned numerous All- Conference and All-American honors while at Texas A&M, and she finished her career by being named to the AVCA All-American First Team in 2001. In 2007, she got induced into the Texas A&M Athletic Hall of Fame. She has 10 years of experience coaching numerous volleyball club teams and providing private lessons.

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