15's Head Coaches
Coach Carrie's Bio
Coach Carrie’s impressive college playing career and coaching career are second to none. As a college volleyball player at Duke University, Carrie was a four year starter as a middle blocker and was the ACC Player of the Year her senior year in 2008 as was as the all-time kill leader in the ACC with 1,976 kills. Coach Carrie was also recently inducted into her high school’s Hall of Fame.
Her impressive playing experience is equally matched by her coaching experience. Carrie served as the North Tahoe High School varsity head coach from 2012-2018 and currently serves as the JV coach at Greenhill. Additionally, she has coached at four volleyball clubs with various experience at different age levels.
Favorite core value at DIG
Carrie loves the quote from Remember the Titans, “Attitude reflects leadership, Captain!” The core value, INTEGRITY, is extremely important to Carrie. Having a foundation of strong moral principles and holding yourself and others to a high standard creates a roadmap for success. “I like to remind my players that they are there for each other and to step foot in the gym everyday with passion and integrity,” Carrie says.
Carrie absolutely loves traveling in her spare time and since college has visited Greece, Italy, France, Iceland, England, Ireland, Guatemala and Mexico! Next on her list is scuba diving in Croatia. Besides traveling, she enjoys playing volleyball in adult volleyball leagues.
Coach Blake's Bio
Coach Blake is entering his third season with DIG. Blake spent the last two seasons coaching 13s and is excited to take on the 15 Blue team. Prior to coaching club, he coached both Academy and Rec volleyball. Blake takes extreme pride in teaching the game of volleyball and holds his players to a very high standard, while also teaching them to fail with grace. He believes in teaching his athletes to play hard until the very last point, no matter the score, so that they can achieve heights they didn’t know were possible.
Blake grew up playing beach volleyball and continues to play as an adult in both beach and indoor adult leagues. Coach Blake attended college at Navarro Junior College and will graduate this May from the University of North Texas.
Favorite core value at DIG
Coach Blake’s favorite core value is FUN. He really wants his athletes to enjoy the game while they improve and learn. “Creating a fun and positive learning environment is important to me so that the athletes feel comfortable both succeeding and failing.”
Blake loves playing volleyball with friends and hanging out with family. He loves traveling and experiencing other cultures.