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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.

Sydney Chambliss

Sydney Chambliss

Coach

Sydney Chambliss (Chandler) graduated from Mississippi College in 2018 with a bachelors degree in Exercise Science. She played four years as setter (‘14-‘17). Prior to college, she played at Bayside Academy for 5 years winning state championships under one of the best, Ann Schilling. During her senior season, Sydney broke the NFHS record for career assists. Sydney has been coaching club volleyball for the last 7 years. She and her high school sweetheart recently got married in April 2021. They currently reside in the Belforest area. 

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. 

Marissa Deroy

Marissa Deroy

Coach

Marissa played volleyball for eight years at the high school level winning two tournament medals as well as the varsity ACE Award for achieving 217 aces throughout her high school career. She is currently the middle school head coach at Christ the King in Daphne. 

Beverly DiMatteo

Beverly DiMatteo

Coach

Beverly moved back "home" to Alabama in 2019. She is entering the 3rd year assisting at ESVC. She has also been coaching the Youth Development League at Bayside Academy for 3 years. She played outside hitter at the University of South Alabama and University of Montevallo where she was named All-American and HOF. She is married to Nino, has an 11 year old daughter Abby and a fur baby Ellie. 

Deuce Dussouy

Deuce Dussouy

Coach

Phone: 251-404-9191

Deuce has been with ESVC for seven 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 ten years. He played for the University of Southern Mississippi's men's club team as an outside hitter for three years.

Katherine Barr Mayfield

Katherine Barr Mayfield

Coach

Katherine has been coaching volleyball at the high school level for six years. Five of those years have been spent helping build the brand new program at St. Michael Catholic High School. We are excited to have Katherine return to coach yet another season with ESVC.

Brent McCoy

Brent McCoy

Coach

Brent is entering his second season with ESVC. He previously coached volleyball at Orange Beach High School, Haleyville High School, Florence High School and Corinth High School. He is excited to begin this club season and help develop the players on the Eastern Shore. 

Dave Omtvedt

Dave Omtvedt

Coach

Dave is currently the head coach at Bayshore Christian School where he led the Eagles to their first ever AHSAA State Championship in 2020. He is also the owner of US Junior's Beach Volleyball. Coach Dave has coached volleyball for over 25 years working with players from beginner to collegiate national levels. Dave is the inventor and owner of SoloSpike Volleyball Equipment and training programs. 

Natalie Omtvedt

Natalie Omtvedt

Coach

Natalie has played volleyball at the collegiate level for both Goshen College's and Coastal Community College's indoor programs. She has been coaching both beach and indoor club volleyball for the past 5 years. Natalie is also a 2018 graduate of Daphne High School and a current student at Remington Community College. Natalie is a former ESVC volleyball player and is looking forward to continuing to coach for the program. 

Sydney Omtvedt

Sydney Omtvedt

coach

Sydney is played volleyball at the collegiate level for Southwest Minnesota State University's indoor program and St. Leo University's beach program. She has been coaching both beach and indoor club volleyball for the past 4 years. Sydney is also a 2018 graduate of Daphne High School and a current student at The University of South Alabama. Sydney is a former ESVC volleyball player and is looking forward to continuing to coach for the program. 

Amy Petruzelli

Amy Petruzelli

Coach

Phone: 251-802-8928

Amy is a graduate of McGill Toolen High School where she played on four consecutive state championship teams for the Dirty Dozen. She received a volleyball scholarship and was a four year letter winner for the University of South Alabama. Amy has been a part of the ESVC coaching staff for the past eight years. She is married to Tom and has three children: Bella, Juliet and Tommy. She loves volleyball, college football and spending time with family and friends.

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. 

Dailey Wilkinson

Dailey Wilkinson

Coach

Phone: 251-454-3773

Biography to come.

Amy Walters

Amy Walters

Coach

Amy is entering her seventh season with ESVC. She has coached volleyball at the high school level for seven years. Amy is excited to return for another season at ESVC.