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Ann Schilling

Ann Schilling

Founder

Phone: 251-533-1286

Ann Schilling is a Hall of Fame coach who is ranked nationally in career wins with more than 1,500 wins. She has led a team to the state playoffs all 33 years of her coaching career. She currently holds the national record for most consecutive state championships titles as well as the national record for the most state championships titles. A native of Mobile, Ann went from McGill-Toolen to Auburn University where she played basketball for four years, walking on and earning a scholarship by her sophomore year.  She stayed a fifth year at Auburn to play volleyball when the program was reinstated.  She accepted the position of physical education teacher in basketball and volleyball at Bayside Academy in 1987.  Ann studies the game wanting always to learn new ideas and strategies which will help, not only her teams at Bayside, but players who want to play volleyball at all levels. She instills good sportsmanship and the importance of teamwork in her players. She enjoys taking young, relatively unskilled young women and teach them game skills while building their confidence and leadership skills.

Patsy Burke

Patsy Burke

Director

While working at the UAB School of Medicine's Department of Family Medicine, Patsy became involved with volleyball as a statistician at Pelham High School.  When she retired from UAB volleyball and softball officiating became her "second career."  She has risen to the top as one of the state and nations most knowledgeable experts in both sports and one of their most devoted leaders. She has served on the rules committee of the National Federation of High Schools and as AHSAA State Rules Interpreter and State Camp Director for volleyball. Patsy has been the ESVC Club Director since 2017.  She is a USAV Junior National Official and has officiated high school volleyball for the past 25 years and was inducted into the Alabama High School Officials Hall of Fame in 2021. She is a past collegiate volleyball and softball official officiating in the SEC, C-USA, OVC, Gulf South, NAIA conferences.  Patsy served as the Club Director of the Birmingham Volleyball Club and Southern Region Board from 2000-2005. She is dedicated to the training and teaching of volleyball to players, parents, and officials.

Casey Craig

Casey Craig

Coach

Casey has an extensive playing career which includes being part of the 2x SWAC Championship team of Alabama A&M University. Her coaching experience includes seven years of club coaching, four years at Grissom High School and two years at St John Paul where she was awarded JV and Varsity head coach of the year, coached her team to area and regional championships as well as a Final 4 Appearance.  Coach Craig is in her second season as Head Varsity Volleyball Coach at Daphne High School and 2nd season with ESVC as our 12 Black Team Coach.

Deuce Dussouy

Deuce Dussouy

Coach

Phone: 251-404-9191

Deuce has been with ESVC for eight years. He has coached age groups ranging from 14 - 18. He has also served as the Assistant Coach for the Coastal Alabama SunChiefs for the past 11 years. He played for the University of Southern Mississippi's men's club team as an outside hitter for three years.

Brooke Moore-Beatty

Brooke Moore-Beatty

Coach

Brooke graduated from Alma Bryant High School where she was captain of the volleyball team for four years and made All County three years in a row.  Brooke went on to play volleyball at the University of Pikeville.  She has coached volleyball in high school and club volleyball for the past five years.  We are excited to have Brooke back coaching with ESVC and share her knowledge and love of the game with players at ESVC.

Yana Johnson

Yana Johnson

Yana Johnson (Ninova) is a native of Vidin, Bulgaria.  She was a four year letter winner at the Univ. of North Alabama (UNA) 2000-2003.  During her tenure, she earned first team all Gulf Coast Conference recognition, as well as first team American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) South Central Regional honors all four years.  Johnson and the UNA Lions won the NCAA II Volleyball Championship.  She still holds numerous UNA records, including single-season mark for kills (857), kills per set (6,12) and double figure kill matches (39), as well as career kills per set (4.9).  She was inducted in the UNA Hall of Fame in 2014.  Johnson has coached throughout the past two decades in numerous capacities including a stint at the Univ. of South Alabama where she was the assistant from 2007-11.  She is currently in her second season as the Head Varsity & JV Coach at Central Christian School in Robertsdale.

Daniel Kalmar

Daniel Kalmar

Coach

Daniel  grew up in the Chicago area and played for Sports Performance volleyball club in addition to playing school volleyball. He was a volunteer coach at his middle school and  local park district as well. After graduating high school Daniel played club volleyball at Northern Illinios University before relocating to the Mobile area.  He currently teaches and coaches the freshman volleyball team at Mary G. Montgomery High School. Volleyball has long been a passion of Daniel's and he hopes to continue at ESVC!

Jhalen Aaliyah

Jhalen Aaliyah

Coach

Jhalen is in her third year coaching with ESVC.  She currently is the JV volleyball coach at Daphne High School.  She studied at the University of Mississippi from 2014-2017.  She was an outstanding volleyball player at Bayside Academy and  graduated in 2014.  She is the proud mother of a future volleyball player, Josie Lee.

Wing Brett

Wing Brett

Coach

Julia Martin

Julia Martin

Coach

Julia played volleyball for Bayside Academy and went on to play collegiate ball at Mississippi College where she was named to the Gulf South Conference All-Academic Honor Roll.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology with a minor in coaching.  She currently serves as the JV Head Volleyball Coach and Assistant Varsity Volleyball Coach at Bayside Academy.

Rebecca Moore

Rebecca Moore

Coach

Maureen McKannan

Maureen McKannan

Coach

Coach "Moe" is a native Mobile, AL.  She graduated from Davidson HS and attended Southern Mississippi on a volleyball scholarship.  Moe has been involved in coaching since 1996 and was the Head coach for Pope John Paul II HS for 5 years and led the team to the Final Four Volleyball State Tournament.  She coached with two Huntsville clubs:  NASA for 6 years and RCVC for 8 years.  Moe is a Junior Nat'l Certified Official as well as a collegiate & high school volleyball official.   This is her 2nd year coaching with ESVC.  

Madey Smith

Coach

Alyna Smith

Alyna Smith

Coach

Alyna Smith started her volleyball career in the Birmingham area with club ball and played varsity for Hewitt Trussville High school. After high school she played volleyball at the collegiate level at Wallace State Community College. After playing in college, Alyna returned to her alma mater Hewitt-Trussville to assistant coach the JV and Varsity teams alongside her mentor Katie Brown, a former McGill-Toolen Dirty Dozen volleyball player. Alyna also coached club teams in Birmingham for 12 and under. Since moving to Fairhope 7 years ago Alyna has coached club volleyball for the past 3 seasons with the 12 and under age groups. Alyna still plays volleyball in adult leagues both indoor and beach. She truly loves the sport and loves sharing this love with the younger girls starting to learn the sport. She loves how this sport can empower young females for continued success in the sport and in life.