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Rebekka Edwards


2023

  • Played with Club Cochise Volleyball from 1998 to 2003.
  • Played at Buena High School from 1999 to 2002. 
  • 2002 was named the 5A Southern Region Player of the Year.
  • Played 2003 to 2005 at Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, AZ.
  • Played 2005 to 2007 at Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, NC.
  • Assistant Coach for a 14U team at Biltmore Volleyball Club in Asheville, NC in 2007.
  • Head Coach for a 16U team at Zona Volleyball Club in Tucson, AZ in 2008.
  • Assistant Coach for Varsity for Buena High School Girls & Boys.
  • Head and Assistant Coach for Club Cochise Volleyball Girls and Boys ages 12U to 18U for over 12 years.
  • Assistant Coach for Coronado Elementary School in 2022.
  • Head Coach for RWBAHC Maroon & Javelina Teams for Commander's Cup on Fort Huachuca, AZ in 2020 (finished 1st) and in 2023 (finished 2nd).
  • Head Coach / Program Director for Coronado Elementary School in 2023.

Erin Peters


2023

  • Played 5th-10th grade in Cortez, Co.
  • Played 11th-12th grade at Dolores High School in Dolores, CO.
  • Senior year went to State Playoffs for the first time in 15 years.
  • Played and refereed throughout college in Rec/Club/Sand Leagues, including many women's and co-ed championship teams.
  • Coached for AYSO Soccer League from 2019-2021.
  • Benson Middle School Head Coach / Program Director from 2022- current.
  • CAC Champions in 2022 and Runners-Up in 2023.
  • 1st Place at 2023 First Annual Benson Middle School Volleyball Tournament.
  • Club Cochise Volleyball Coach in Benson from 2022-current.

Dawn Eddy


2023

  • Played 4 years of volleyball on the varsity team at 4A La Junta High School in La Junta, CO.
  • Senior year named Second Team All-State Player.
  • Played 2 years of club being the Reserve National Champions in NBS Division in 1996.
  • Head Coach for Varsity Girls in Colorado for 2 years. Took team to the State Playoffs.
  • Assistant Coach for Varsity for 3 years.
  • Head Coach for Freshman Girls at Buena High School.
  • Head Coach for JV-A Girls at Buena High School.
  • Head & Assistant Coach for Club Cochise Volleyball from 16U to 18U.

Marlee Forsberg


2023

  • Played 4 years with Club Cochise Volleyball.
  • Played 4 years at Buena High School.
  • Played 2 years of collegiate volleyball at Eastern Arizona College.
  • Head Coach for Freshman girls high school for 3 years.
  • Head Coach for JV boys high school for 2 years.
  • Head Coach for Club Cochise 16-1 girls for 2 years.
  • Head Coach for Club Cochise Instructional team for 4 years.
  • Assistant Coach for Joyce Clark Middle School from 2021-2023.
  • Head Coach for Club Cochise 14-2 in 2022-2023.

Wayne Durham


2023

  • Played 2 years at Buena High School in Sierra Vista, AZ.
  • Played in multiple AVP sand events.
  • Trained with national level and AVL teams.
  • Student Assistant Coach at Adams State University in Alamosa, CO.
  • Head Coach of  Adams State University Men's Club Team.
  • Head and Assistant Coach for girl's and boy's teams with Club Cochise Volleyball from 2021-current.
  • Head Coach of JV Boys Volleyball at Buena High School in Sierra Vista, AZ from 2021-current.

Ashley Pahr


2023

  • Played in middle and high school from 2002-2009.
  • Played club in Chicago from 2008-2009.
  • Played in College Recreation League.
  • Played in Hawaii and Louisiana for Army Battalion 2-35th Infantry Battalion.
  • Won Recreation Beach League.
  • Played in Florida for Central Command from 2018-2021.
  • Stared the MacDill Volleyball Club - Included the US Coalition forces (11 participating countries: Spain, Romania, Lithuania, Germany, France, South Korea, Japan, Canada, Sweden, Italy, UK, and USA). 
  • Played in the Sunshine Games (Beach 4's). Came in 2nd place.
  • Coached and Played at Fort Huachuca for 309th Cadre and student team from 2022-2023.
  • Head & Assistant Coach with Club Cochise Volleyball from 2022 to current.
  • Head Coach / Program Director at Joyce Clark Middle School in Sierra Vista, AZ in 2023.

Nicola Jensen


2023

  • Played recreational/intramural volleyball in middle school.
  • Recreational Champions 6th & 7th grade.
  • Played 4 years in high school, Varsity Letter junior and senior year. 
  • Played Club Volleyball for 3 years, finishing 7th in the region senior year.
  • Played for 2 years at Snow College in Ephraim, UT.  Stopped due to injuries.
  • Coached for Utah Viper Volleyball Club from 2002-2006 coaching 17U, 16U, and 14U. 16U team finished 6th in the region and the 14U team finished 9th.
  • Varsity Coach at Ajo High School from 2008-2009.
  • Head Coach/Program Director at Leman Academy of Excellence from 2020-current.
  • Head Coach for ACES for Club Cochise Volleyball from 2022-current.

Leah Haymore


2023

  • Played 3 years of volleyball in middle school.
  • Played 4 years of Varsity Volleyball at a small school.
  • Named Gatorade Student Athlete of the Year senior year.
  • Made multiple All-State and All-Region teams.
  • Played basketball for 3 years in college, in which was named MVP.
  • Coached 4 years of middle school and high school in St. David, AZ. Including middle school volleyball, softball, and baseball and high school boys' basketball, girls' basketball, and softball.
  • Currently Varsity Coach/Program Director for Buena High School Girl's Basketball.
  • Received 3 Region Coach of the Year Awards in the 3 seasons i have been a Head Varsity Coach.
  • Coached multiple different teams and age levels with Club Cochise Volleyball from 2018-current.

Jamie Ramage


2023

  • Manager/Part Player Freshman year at Buena High School.
  • Made JV1 and moved up to Varsity after playing on the first Club Cochise Volleyball Team my sophomore year.
  • Varsity team my Junior and Senior year, being named Team Captain and receiving Honorable Mention my senior season.
  • Assistant Varsity Volleyball Coach for Buena right out of high school.
  • Coach for Club Cochise Volleyball from the ACES team to the 18s.
  • Head Coach / Program Directo for Coronado School from 2004 until 2022.

Amanda Goodman


2023

  • Played 2 years at Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, AZ.
  • Personal Volleyball Trainer for 2 years.
  • Youth Group Volleyball Trainer for 2 years.
  • Head & Assistant Coach for Club Cochise Volleyball from Instructinoal to 15U.

John Edwards


2023

  • High Level Player on sand, grass, and indoor.
  • Volunteer for multiple ages and skill level for multiple teams in California.
  • Assistant Coach for Varsity Girls at Buena High School.
  • Head & Assistant Coach for Club Cochise Volleyball for 14U to 18U Boys and Girls Teams for over 10 years.
  • Assistant Coach for Varsity Boys at Buena High School.
  • Head Coach/Program Director for Varsity Boys at Buena High School. Took boys to State Playoffs all 3 years.

Jenn Comolli


2023

  • Played 4 years Volleyball on Varsity at Pueblo High School in Tucson, AZ: 1994-1997.
  • Played with Club Cactus Juniors Volleyball in Tucson, AZ from 1996-1997. 
  • Played on the University of Arizona Club Team in Tucson, AZ from 1997-1998.
  • Played at Mesa Community College in Mesa, AZ from 1998-2000.
  • Assistant Coach with East Valley Juniors Volleyball Club in Mesa, AZ from 1998-2000.
  • Volleyball Club Skills Instructor at Huachuca Mountain Elementary School in Sierra Vista, AZ from 2016-2018.
  • Assistant/Head Coach for Instructional to 18U level with Club Cochise Volleyball in Sierra Vista, AZ from 2017-current.
  • Assistant Coach for Freshman/JV girl's teams for Buena High School from 2018-2020.
  • Head Coach for JV girls' team for Buena High School from 2020-2022.
  • Head Coach/Program Director for Varsity girls' team at Buena High School from 2022-current.

Joanna Durham


2023

  • Starting playing at age 5 at the YMCA.
  • Played throughout elementary and middle school.
  • Played at Salpointe Catholic High School for 4 years.
  • Played for Zona Volleyball Club for 4 years, with the last 3 years being on the 18-1 team under AJ Malis.
  • Played for AZ High Performance National (AZHP) Team for 1 year.
  • Received a full athletic (volleyball) and academic scholarship to the University of Rhode Island (URI).
  • Coached for multiple programs including Ironwood Ridge High School, Salpointe Catholic High School, Zona Volleyball Club, URI, and AZHP.
  • Coached at Club Cochise Volleyball from 2021 to current helping at all age levels.

Audrey Chapman


2023

  • Played club volleyball in California.
  • Played at Benson Middle School and Benson High School for 7th-12 Grade as a setter and outside hitter.
  • Played in multiple city leagues during college.
  • Benson Middle School Coach from 2018-current.
  • CAC Champions in 2022 and Runners-Up in 2023.
  • Co-Coach of 14U Benson team for Club Cochise Volleyball from 2022 to current.

Morgan Blacklock

  • Played 4 years at Buena High School, Varsity Junior & Senior Year.
  • Received all section setter senior year of high school.
  • Played with Club Cochise Volleyball.
  • Played 2 years at Lamar Community College in Lamar, CO.
  • Played 2 years at Aurora University in Aurora, IL.
  • Coached with the Cyclones Club in Aurora, CO.
  • Assistant Coach varsity volleyball team at Buena High School in 2016.
  • Coach for girls and boys with Club Cochise Volleyball from 2022-current.

Katie Maakestad

  • Played high school volleyball, basketball, and track & field, winning multiple awards.
  • Played basketball for 2 years at Cochise College.
  • Assistant Coached middle school volleyball for 2 years.
  • Assistant coached middle school basketball for 3 years.
  • JV Coach for volleyball for 3 years.
  • Varsity Coach for volleyball for 2 years.
  • Club volleyball coach for 2 years, with this being first year with Club Cochise Volleyball.

Daisy Johnson

  • Played volleyball from 5th to 12th grade.
  • Played club volleyball in Tucson for 5 years, from 2011-2016.
  • Made the top travel team for Sky Islands Club in Tucson, playing in multiple tournaments across the southern United States.
  • Club Team took 1st place at the Cactus Classic in 2016.
  • Played for Cienega High School for 4 years, going undefeated my freshman year and making varsity my sophomore year.
  • Starting Libero my sophomore year and make the number 1 all-star team.
  • Won 2 co-ed sand volleyball tournaments sophomore year.
  • Attended invitation only setters camp through the U of A.
  • Attended the State Playoffs all 4 years of high school, playing outside hitter, libero, and setter.
  • Senior year of high school, I held the record for most Aces in the entire region.
  • Senior year, my team won state runner up in volleyball.
  • Awarded Top Athlete in my graduating class.
  • Awarded the Golden Glove Award for softball.
  • Played tennis, softball, and basketball throughout high school.
  • Head Coach / Program Director for St. David Middle School Volleyball.
  • First year coaching with Club Cochise Volleyball.

Jaden Walker

  • Played multiple sports as a youth including soccer, track & field, basketball and volleyball.
  • Won multiple awards throughout my athletic career including MVP for Buena High School Girl's Volleyball and Basketball my senior year.
  • First year coaching with Club Cochise Volleyball.

Todd Bradbury

  • Played sand volleyball in middle school.
  • Played for Cedar Crest High School in PA as an outside hitter, where they had boys volleyball before girls volleyball.
  • High School All Region Team
  • Played 1 year boys club with Lancaster Volleyball Club.
  • Played in 200 for the All Army Volleyball Team.
  • USAV CAP 2 Certified
  • NFHS Level 1 Certified
  • Volunteer Assistant for Buena High School Volleyball from 1999-2000.
  • Coached Girls 16s Team with Club Cochise Volleyball.
  • Volunteer Assistant for the Yongsan American High School in Korea in 2001.
  • 16-1 Coach for Dig-It Virginia Volleyball Club (DIVA VBC) from 2002-2003.
  • 17s & 18s Coach for Northern Virginia Volleyball Association (NVVA) Fairfax from 20024-2005; Chesapeake Region Top 10 Finish (Silver Division Champions).
  • Head Coach for 16s and 18s for Club Cochise Volleyball from 2006-2010.
  • Club President / Co-Director from 2007-2021.
  • Girls JV Coach at Buena High School from 2007-2009.
  • Boys Varsity Coach at Buena High School from 2010-2013.
  • Girls Varsity Coach at Buena High School from 2010-2020.
  • 2020 5A Southern Region Champions / Region Coach of the Year.
  • Assistant Coach at Buena High School from 2020-present.

Kaysen Maakestad

  • Played volleyball and basketball from middle school through college, attending South Mountain Community College from 2019-2020.
  • Played travel club basketball from 8th grade to junior year.
  • Volunteered with Benson High School Volleyball program in 2020 and 2022.
  • First year with Club Cochise Volleyball.

Jessica McMurtrie

  • Played multiple sports throughout middle school and high school.
  • 2007 - Defensive Player of the Year, First Team All-Conference
  • 2008 - Offensive Player of the Year, First Team All-Conference
  • 2009 - Conference Player of the Year, First Team All-Conference, MVP
  • Assistant Volleyball Coach for Huachuca City Elementary School in 2022, taking the team to the playoffs for the first time in 7 years.
  • Assistant Softball Coach for Huachuca City Elementary School in 2022.
  • Head Coach for Buena Girls Freshman Volleyball, pushing the team to a 16-1 record (highest winning record in Buena history).
  • First year coach with Club Cochise Volleyball.

Marsha Haymore

Bio & Photo coming soon!


Jenna McMurtrie

  • Played 4 years Varsity Softball at Buena High School.
  • Played 4 years Volleyball at Buena High School.
  • Sierra Vista Little League Volunteer for 5 years.
  • Sierra Vista Pony Tail Softball Head / Assistant Coach for 2 years.
  • Club Cochise Volleyball Coach from 2022 until current.

Gabriel Johnson

Bio & Photo coming soon!


JJ Ramage

  • Played recreational/intramural Volleyball in High School.
  • Played Co-Ed Volleyball in Sierra Vista City League.
  • Played outdoor grass 2, 3 , 4 person and competed in 2 man tournaments.
  • Played Fort Huachuca Commanders Cup Volleyball 3 seasons going undefeated and winning Championship.
  • Played in U of A Men’s Indoor Volleyball Club Tournament against various Collegiate Club teams.
  • Played against the All Army/All Air Force teams during CISM Championships hosted on Fort Huachuca.
  • Assistant Varsity Girls Volleyball Coach for Buena starting in 1998.
  • Assistant JV & Varsity Boys Volleyball Coach for Buena Starting in 1999.
  • Head Coach and Assistant Coach for Club Cochise Volleyball for 14U to 18U Girls Teams since 1998.
  • Co-Coached ACES instructional team 1 season.
  • Volunteer Assistant Coach for the Buena Mountain Bike Team since 2018.
  • Proud to have coached several of the current Club Cochise Coaches when they played at Buena  and with
    Club Cochise.

Kiersten Schilling

  • Played volleyball throughout middle and high school.
  • Played 4 years at Tombstone High School, where is was awarded Region Player of the Year, Region Offensive Player of the Year, and 2nd Team All-State.
  • Played club volleyball for 3 years, with my last 2 years being with Club Cochise Volleyball.
  • First year coaching with Club Cochise Volleyball.

Kendra Kaiser

  • Varsity Track & Field / Volleyball athlete for 4 years at Buena High School.
  • First year volleyball with Club Cochise Volleyball.

Tiffany Mojica

  • Played volleyball throughout middle and high school as a setter.
  • Played track & field and swim through middle and high school.
  • Personal Trainer and Youth Fitness Coach for 16 years.
  • Homeschool Physical Education for 1.5 years.
  • Developed and ran conditioning classes for volleyball and track athletes.
  • Head Coach for Track & Field at Leman Elementary School.
  • Assistant Coach for Volleyball Coach at Leman Elementary School.
  • First year coaching with Club Cochise Volleyball.

Want to join our amazing staff?

Do you love volleyball?

Are you able to teach the skills and strategies of volleyball?

Do you want to help teach life lessons through teamwork, discipline, and hard work?

Do you want to share your passion with the youth in our community?

 

Then we want you on our team! Please contact our Coaching Director, Wayne Durham, for more information.

 

Wayne Durham

Coaching Director

Phone: 520-249-6256


Coaching Requirements

All of our coaches must have the following to be eligible to be an active member of our staff:

*Adult: Coaching Juniors Membership with AZ Region Volleyball

*SafeSport Training

*IMPACT Training (minimum)

*Heads Up Concussion Training through the CDC

*First Aid for Sports Injury Training through CPR Select