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2015-2016 M1 Team Program Coaching Staff 

M1 will be updating this page weekly throughout the fall as staffing is finalized.


18's - Becky Egan, Head Coach Hamline University

  • Head Coach Becky Egan- Head Coach Hamline University. University of Minnesota setter 1994-1997 2nd in all-time assists.  Assistant Coach Concordia University(2000-2002), Head Coach Eastview High School (2002-2012).  2008 Coach of the Year.
  • Asst Coach - Lexi Robinson, UND VB Alum, M1 Alum, M1 Camp Instructor


  • Head Coach- Mike Domeier, 22nd year, M1 5 years, Head Coach Chanhassen HS
  • Asst Coach- Dani Domeier,  5th year, M1 Alum, SCSU Alum/Captain/




  • Co Head Coach- Emily Foster   Head Coach St. Olaf College. St. Thomas Alum, M1 Alum
  • Asst Coach - Kelsey Brandl - Ball State Alum, M1 Alum, Former USA Team Member. Lakeville North Alum/All State. 
  • Asst Coach- Krista Russell - Asst Coach, St. Catherines University, 2nd year


  • Head Coach- Hannah Specktor- 6th Year Asst Coach Apple Valley High School.
  • Assistant Coach- Butch Bethke - 3rd Year Asst Coach Forest Lake High school.
  • Asst Coach- Krista Russell - Asst Coach, St. Catherines University, 2nd year


  • Co Head Coach- Maicey Madden  4 Head Coach Blake HS, Club West VBC  6th year
  • Co Head Coach- Krista Russell - Asst Coach, St. Catherines University, 2nd year


16's Age Director- Jamie Suapaia Asst Coach MN State University Mankato


  • Head Coach- Jamie Suapaia -  Current Asst Coach at Minnesota State University Mankato. 5th year at M1.  M1 Head Coach 2010-Present (16s 17s 18s and Youth Program). Stillwater HS Head Coach 2012,  M1 Asst Director 2013-2015. Hamline Univ Asst 2013-2015
  • Asst Coach- Bri Erickson (Eskola)M1 alum who attended the University of North Carolina and won 2 ACC championships. Received All-American Honorable Mention Honors, First and Second Team All-ACC and Career Digs Leader. Co-coached M1 14-1s for 2 years before assisting M1 18-1s for the past 3 years, including a 2nd place finish at USAV Junior Nationals in 2014.


  • Co Head Coach-Miranda Hilgers  4 years Experience at M1. Coached 14s/15s, M1 Alum
  • Co Head Coach- Allie Rice  Current Grad Asst, MN State Univ Mankato, '11 Mankato Grad/Libero


  • Head Coach- Kim Smisek- 2nd Year, Head Coach St. Paul Como HS, M1 182s 2015
  • Asst Coach: Bri Peters, 2nd Year, M1 Alum, St. Thomas University


  • Coach- Ben Ezaki, 20th year coaching. 3rd Year at M1
  • Coach- Molly Carter- 7th season at M1 at age groups of 14, 15, 16 and 17.  She also coached volleyball at St. Michaels Catholic school for 6 years and coached softball for Prior Lake PLAY and St. Michael's school.
  • Coach- Maicey Madden  4 Head Coach Blake HS, Club West VBC  6th year
  • 16s Asst Coach- Shannon Gage-  Former Head 15s Coach Club Sota, Orono Jrs 


15's- Age Director-Tom Juhnke


  • Head Coach- Tom Juhnke- Former IPFW Middle Blocker. 2x NCAA Final 4 Member.  4th yr at M1 
  • Assistant Coach- Jami Juhnke- 4th year at M1, Lakeville N 9th Grade Coach


  • Head Coach- Molly Hurrle- 4th year, M1 15s Head Coach 2015, M1 Alum, M1 Lesson/Camp Dir.
  • Asst Coach- Michelle Mattke Hamline VB, 2nd Year at M1

15-Blue/White  (2 Regional Teams, w/Season ending Travel)

  • Co Coach- Joelle Dixon- 4th Year, Chanhassen HS 9th Grade A Coach, Chan Jrs
  • Co Coach - Steph Kaup- Hamline University Alum. 3rd year at M1
  • Co Coach- Harald Markley- Benilde St. Margarets, Mpls Vibe, Annunciation VB  10+yrs exp
  • Co Coach- Julia Zolonosky- Hamline VB, 2nd Year at M1 (141 Asst 2015)
  • 15s Asst Coach- Pamela Berse- 10th Yr, Kokoro 15s, SPA, Washburn, Club Ice Coach/Dir

14s Age Director- Phong Luong


  • Head Coach- Phong Luong- In addition to being the current Varsity Head Coach at Benilde-St. Margaret's School, Phong has been coaching youth volleyball for the past 10 years. He spent the past four seasons as the head coach for the 13s and 14s teams at MN Freeze Volleyball.  His playing career included playing for the college club team and on multiple USAV teams in the Iowa region.
  • Asst Coach-  Marissa Franco - Hamline University Volleyball, Hill Murray Volleyball Coach


  • Head Coach- Mackenzie Piechowski¢€‹- Asst Coach Benilde-St. Margaret's HS VB, Frmr Middle Blocker Univ of St. Thomas. M1 Camp and Lesson Staff/M1 Alum.
  • Asst Coach-Lynsey Reimer -Hamline University Volleyball 3rd Year at M1. 


  • Head Coach- Asst Coach- Pamela Bersie- 10th Year, Kokoro 15s, SPA, Washburn, Club Ice Coach/Director
  • Asst Coach-  Jamie Boehme

13’s- Age Director Terry Wylie


  • Head Coach- Terry Wylie- 15th Year at M1. Coached volleyball since 1988. I coached high school ball for 10 years, and club ball for 14 years after high school ball. My desire is that every girl enjoys the game of volleyball and learns proper skills to advance to the next level.
  • Asst Coach- TBA


  • Coach- Peter Vang,  Chanhassen HS Asst Coach, 3 yrs., Chan 15s Jrs 3 yrs.
  • Coach- John Larson 2nd Year at M1, 5th year coaching. M1 Fall Team Head Coach 12s


12’s-Team Program 

121  (Dec - April)

  • Co Head Coach- Danielle Klick-4th year coaching club. Outside hitter at Carleton College 2003-2006. Two time All-MIAC First Team award recipient 2005, 2006 and Manitoba High School Graduating Player of the Year. Full Time Chiropractor. 
  • Co Head Coach- Ted Reiff 20 yrs coaching. Former Adidas Club Director & Eastview Head Coach.


11’s- Team Program

11-1  (Dec-April)

  • Head Coach- Kim Benka-I'm in my 5th year as Assistant Coach at St. Catherine University, previously have coached 8 years in club volleyball, 5 years in high school volleyball and recently coached 12yr old Boys volleyball.  Was an All-Region & All-Conference middle at St. Cloud State University (1996-2000) and played at Orono High School and Northern Lights (1994-96) 2014-15 11-1s Coach at M1
  • Asst Coach - Bailey Auseth:  Senior, St Catherine University Volleyball


SAQ / Strength Training Director

  • Head Coach- Greg Beenken 5th Year at M1. 2014-15 Univ of MN Volleyball Strength Coach Staff Member.


M1 Team Trainer

Head Trainer: - Dr Christopher Dean  2nd Year at M1. On site Weekly


We welcome new members each year - If Interested, please contact us at


M1 Staff Members work throughout the club as well as with their teams. M1 reserves the right to move staff members or make changes as necessary throughout the season.  Player movement from team to team, level to level, is possible.  All decisions on movement are final and determined by the M1 Staff.