Coach Kim Nash is an alum of the University of Arizona women's volleyball team. The former Navajo Times Player of the Year (2003), coach Kim provides AZ Summit with a high level playing background. She was also an Arizona 3A All-Stars participant and with 2 years of coaching experience she will continue to pass her playing skills and tools to perform skills, onto our players. Coach Kim specializes in defense, passing, and serving.
"Playing not only volleyball but sports in general, provides kids with the skills that will help them in their future. I would like to pass on my own knowledge and skills." - Coach Nash
Downey High School
OCC - Costa Mesa
LBCC - Long Beach
Coach Franklin Donley comes to us from Downey, California. With 20+ years of coaching experience, He provides knowledge that can only be gained through experience. Coaching with Downey VBC, Downey HS, Cal Jr's, Dave Rubio skills and team camps, Nogales Girls volleyball camps, and other local Arizona clubs, Coach Franklin is able to teach skills and game situations for players to understand and improve upon. Coach Franklin specializes i setting, passing, and defense.
"On the court, I love the feeling of teaching a skill to a player and seeing them put it into action. The look on their faces when they realize that what they thought was difficult to do, ISN’T, because they put the work in. Hearing them marvel about what I can do, and then seeing them NOT ONLY achieve that skill, but SURPASS IT! " - Coach Donley
Norfolk Collegiate High School
Coach Sean Peterson had his college playing experience at Springfield College.. In high school coach Peterson spent time training with USA High Performance Teams, 1st Team All-State in 2013 (VA), and went on to be a part of winning the 2014 NCAA Div. 3 National Championship. With 3 years of coaching high school, boys and girls club teams, he is always looking for opportunities to spread his knowledge. Coach Sean specializes in hitting and blocking.
"Volleyball has given me everything I've asked for in my life. It's been a constant, no matter what's going on I've always found myself around the game. Fortunate to have great coaches coming up, I want to teach players what those coaches and volleyball taught me. Confidence, poise, trust in a process, and how to contribute to something bigger than myself." - Coach Peterson