Heather Pryse, Club Director:

This is Heather second year as the Club Director, she has coached for Team Yakima for three seasons. For the last six years, she has been a high school volleyball coach at Riverside Christian, Davis High School and currently at Selah High School. Heather has played for Selah High School and Club. She currently still loves to play with her co-ed team. Teaching and growing the game of volleyball is her passion.

Michelle Howell Burtis:

Four year varsity volleyball letterman (Wapato and Eisenhower), played three years of collegiate volleyball (North Idaho College and Montana Tech). Coached club for Club Idaho NW for two years and Cascade Jrs. for four years. Coached developmental through elite teams. This is my fourth year coaching for Team Yakima.

Michele Taylor:

This is Michele's 3rd year as a Team Yakima Volleyball Coach. She also coached at East Valley HS for 2 years and Lewis and Clark Middle School for 4 years. She was a high school 4 year varsity player at East Valley HS.

Rachel Wood:

This is Rachel's 3rd year as a Team Yakima Volleyball Coach. Previous to joining Team Yakima, she has coached for 8 years in Oregon (5 years as an 8th grade coach, 2 years as a high school JV coach and 3 years as a club coach). She has personally played volleyball throughout her entire schooling, from middle school through high school and into college at the intramural level.

Alysse Roosma:

Bio coming soon!

Brenna Black:

Bio coming soon!

Ally Moore:

Ally's first experience with volleyball was with Team Yakima as a 12-Gold player. She continued playing volleyball throughout high school and was a starting player for two consecutive state championship teams at West Valley High School, earning all-league honors. Ally is a Central Washington University graduate, pursuing her career in marketing for Horizon Distribution in Yakima.

Holly Mitzel:

Holly's volleyball career started with Team Yakima as a 12-Black player. She continued playing throughout high school both for West Valley and East Valley High Schools. Holly is a senior at East Valley High School and plans to continue her education next year at Yakima Valley College. This is Holly's second year coaching with Team Yakima.

Lynnea Schlieman:

Bio coming soon!

Toni Leitz:

Toni played for the West Valley School district for three seasons. Then moved on to play two seasons with Team Yakima. This is her second season coaching with Team Yakima. She is also head coach for the Riverside Christian School Junior High Volleyball team.

Steve Standley:

Steve has been involved with all aspects of volleyball for many years having three daughters’ ages 24, 15, and 8 and plans to stay involved for a very long time. He has been a High School, College and USAV Volleyball Official for the past 12 years with the Yakima and Tri Cities boards. He has been a part of USAV volleyball since 2007 and has coached in the past for numerous years as the U12 and U14 teams for Club KB of Tri Cities before moving back to the Yakima Valley. This is Steve’s third year coaching with Team Yakima.

Regine Standley:

A second year coach for Team Yakima, Reggie was an assistant coach for the U14 gold last season. She started her volleyball career in 7th grade and continued playing at La Salle High School here in Yakima. Earning four years on Varsity placing 6th in 2009, 7th in 2010 and 6th in 2011 at State. She also had three years of Varsity Basketball placing 2nd in 2010 and 3rd in 2011 at state. She earned four years of Varsity Track going to state all four years placing in many events including part of the 4x200 state championship relay team in 2010. Reggie played club for Cascade, Spikers and Central Washington Elite, which went to play at the junior Nationals in Atlanta, Georgia in 2011. Reggie went on to play volleyball at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston Idaho for four years as a Middle Blocker/Right Side, while coaching various ages for their Warrior Club. She graduated in May 2017 with a Major in Business Communications and minors in Spanish and Creative Writing.

Toni Schweyen:

A Yakima native, Toni grew up in the beautiful Yakima Valley, and is now raising her own children. As a youth, she attended Riverside Christian School where she played volleyball. Club volleyball became an interest, so she played for our very own Team Yakima. Toni became a certified referee and worked high school games for five years. Now in her forth year of coaching with Team Yakima, she is leading our U10 Pink team, teaching the love of teamwork, athletics and the game of volleyball. Good Luck to our U10 Pink team!

Michael Hargrave

I started playing at WSU in 1971. Joined YMCA men’s team in 1974 and played with them to win a regional championship. Played AA men’s ball with the Floaters. Started coaching with Gail Brewer and Al Rodgers in 1978. Coached with Dr. Brewer for twelve years. Multiple regional championships, Festival, Can-American and National championship tournaments. Coached with Cascade for two seasons competing in 16&under Regional finals. I took the Riverside Head coaching position in 2003 and took the team to 8 State Tournaments, winning the 2003 championship. Have helped and coached several teams since then.