M1 will be updating this page weekly throughout the fall as staffing is finalized.
18's - Doug Bergman/Becky Egan, Head Coach Hamline University 18-1
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- Doug Bergman- 27th year. Club Director, Lakeville No 8 yrs (State Champ), Jefferson 14 yrs North Country Regions Longest Active and Most Successful 18s Coach since 1989. (MC, NL, M1)
Head Coach- Doug Bergman- 27th year. Club Director, Lakeville No 8 yrs (State Champ), Jefferson 14 yrs North Country Regions Longest Active and Most Successful 18s Coach since 1989. (MC, NL, M1)
Asst Coach - Kelsey Brandl - Ball State Alum, M1 Alum, Former USA Team Member. Lakeville North Alum/All State.
Head Coach- Hannah Specktor- 6th Year Asst Coach Apple Valley High School.
Assistant Coach- Butch Bethke - 3rd Year Asst Coach Forest Lake High school.
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.
Head Coach-Miranda Hilgers 4 years Experience at M1. Coached 14s/15s, M1 Alum
Asst Coach-Steph Kaup- Hamline University Alum. 3rd year at M1
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
Asst Coach- Shannon Gage- Former Head 15s Coach Club Sota, Orono Jrs
Co-Head Coach- Molly Carter-5th 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.
Co-Head Coach-Ben Ezaki, 20th year coaching. 3rd Year at M1
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 MattkeHamline VB, 2nd Year at M1
Head Coach-Joelle Dixon- 4th Year, Chanhassen HS 9th Grade A Coach, Chan Jrs
Asst Coach- Julia Zolonosky- Hamline VB, 2nd Year at M1 (141 Asst 2015)
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 PiechowskiÃ¢€‹- 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.
13’s- Age Director Terry Wylie
Head Coach- Terry Wylie-14th 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
Head Coach- Peter Vang, Chanhassen HS Asst Coach, 3 yrs., Chan 15s Jrs 3 yrs.
12s Program 1-3 Teams
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.
Head Coach- John Larson 2nd Year at M1, 5th year coaching. M1 Fall Team Head Coach 12s
11’s- Age Director- Kim Benka
11s Program (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.
SAQ / Strength Training Director
Head Coach- Greg Beenken 5th Year at M1. 2014-15 Univ of MN Volleyball Strength Coach Staff Member.
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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.