East Valley Juniors Volleyball Club, Inc. , 1992 - Present
Club Director & Board (Executive & Advisory) President
Director of Accounting & Finance
Coach/Master Coaching Consultant & Specialty Training Coach
Collegiate Recruiting Consultant
Player Development Co-Director
Executive Team Bio
Jen leads ALL business and volleyball operations for EVJ, a 501c3 non-profit. She started at EVJ as a coach in 1992 and took over as Club Director in 2000. She has coached at every level and continues to do the setter specialty training for all EVJ setters. Her passion for the game and the athletes is unparalleled. Jen is a former CPA and small business owner. As the leader of EVJ her strong business and financial acumen combined with her extensive volleyball credentials provides the leadership necessary for EVJ to continue to set the standard in AZ club volleyball. Jen understands the value and importance of a strong coaching staff and she partners with her staff to set policy and direction at the team level to ensure consistency and accountability throughout the program. A recent inductee into the Corona del Sol Hall of Fame (first student athlete entering inaugural class) and standout player at Arizona State University, her pedigree is impressive but her servant leadership is the reason for EVJ's success.
Jen has a passion for coaching and started her coaching career as a young athlete playing volleyball during her junior year at ASU. She joined EVJ's staff in its third season of operation (1992) and is entering her 29th year with the organization. During her coaching career, Jen has coached at every level from the 10's through the 18's, National, Regional and Futures teams.
In 2000 Jen started EVJ Sports Camps and for more than 18 years she has led the Player Development Program in partnership with EVJ. The program, which offers camps, clinics, youth academy and specialty training has trained thousands of young women in the sport of volleyball. Jen is not currently coaching a team for EVJ but she continues to lead the specialty training for EVJ's club team setters and player development.