Newark Volleyball Coaches

  • Nikki Parkinson: 18U Power - Head Coach

    Sport: Volleyball

    Favorite Verse:
    Phil 2:3-4 "Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others."

    Experience:
    Played 4 years Division 1, Liberty University. 15 years of coaching Varsity High School Sports including Volleyball travel ball.

    Personal Fact:
    Married to Brian, Mother to Alexis and Brooke. I still play women's 4's and coed 6's.

    Why I love to coach:
    Have too much volleyball knowledge to keep it all to myself:)

  • Judy England: 17U - Regional Head Coach

    Sport: Volleyball

    Favorite Verse:
    Phil 4:13 "I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me."

    Experience:
    12 years coaching varsity VB (Tome), 5 years travel, 10+ summer camps

    Personal Fact:
    Rarely sleeps! Busy playing VB, softball, rock climbing, kayaking (flat & whitewater)

    Why I love to coach:
    I love to see players grow in the many aspects of their lives: mentally, athletically, spiritually, socially!

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    Jason Kreidler - 16U - Power Head Coach

    Sport: Volleyball

    Favorite Verse:
    Matt 6:33 "But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you."

    Experience:
    10 years of coaching high school, including 4 yrs as Varsity coach @ Middletown HS, took 16U to AAU Nationals - won Pearl Division

    Personal Fact:
    Married to assistant coach Kristy Kreidler and is a fan of pancakes...both on and off the court.

    Why I love to coach:
    Sports are a wonderful platform to display Godly character. Developing athletes into excellent competitors as well as servants is a joy.

  • Niki Morton: 15U - Power Head Coach

    Sport: Volleyball

    Favorite Verse:
    Zeph 3:17 "The LORD your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing."

    Experience:
    Club Director-5yrs, Varsity, Junior Varsity, Freshman, Middle School, Developmental, & Club coaching-14+yrs

    Personal Fact:
    Married to Steve Morton and Mom to 4 Cutie-pies!

    Why I love to coach:
    The moments when you get to watch a player accomplish something that they have been striving for!

  • Steve Morton: 14U - Regional Head Coach

    Sport: Volleyball

    Favorite Verse:
    Galatians 2:20 "I have been crucified with Christ and the life I live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave Himself for me."

    Experience:
    Club Director - 5 years, 20 years playing, 4 years club coaching.

    Personal Fact:
    Fluent in Sign Language

    Why I love to coach:
    Helping players improve their playing skills and grow mentally, athletically, spiritually and socially

  • Ken Cranker: 14U - Regional Head Coach

    Sport: Volleyball

    Favorite Verse:
    Ps 46:10 “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”

    Experience:
    Nearly 40 years of playing, 10 years of coaching with City of Newark, 5 years coaching with Upward Stars, and 5 years of officiating with DVOA

    Personal Fact:
    Taught English in Japan for 12 years

    Why I love to coach:
    Seeing players improve, teamwork grow, and character develop.

  • Nicole Fisher: 13U-Regional Head Coach

    Sport: Volleyball

    Favorite Verse:
    1 Timothy 4:12 Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young; but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith, and in purity.

    Experience:
    4 years of varsity high school plus 3 years travel, 2 years travel coach

    Personal Fact:
    I played Division I basketball on scholarship for 4 yrs at Towson University. I enjoy scrapbooking. Mother to 3, wife of David.

    Why I love to coach:
    To pass on my enthusiasm for growth and development and share the word of the Lord.

  • Ray Hamelin: 13U - Regional Head Coach

    Sport: Volleyball

    Favorite Verse:
    Mark 12:31 "Love your neighbor as yourself"

    Experience:
    8 seasons coaching CYM, middle school and club teams

    Personal Fact:
    I enjoy running and ice hockey. Married to Kathi and have 2 daughters.

    Why I love to coach:
    Watching young athletes improve and gain confidence through teamwork.

  • Elizabeth Boedeker: 13U - Assistant Coach

    Sport: Volleyball

    Favorite Verse:
    2 Timothy 1:7 - For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.

    Experience:
    Travel coach 13U - 2nd year, 4 year starter for Falcons varsity program. Various club teams in college. Also coaches soccer.

    Personal Fact:
    "I don't eat blue candy."

    Why I love to coach:
    Seeing a team come together

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    Terryn Frazer: 12U - Regional Head Coach

    Sport: Volleyball

    Favorite Verse:
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    Experience:
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    Personal Fact:
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    Why I love to coach:
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    Tim Sparrow: 12U - Regional Co-coach

    Sport: Volleyball

    Favorite Verse:
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    Experience:
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    Personal Fact:
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    Why I love to coach:
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    Kristy Kreidler 16U - Power Assistant Coach

    Sport: Volleyball

    Favorite Verse:
    Proverbs 3:5-6 "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your paths."

    Experience:
    Played volleyball through my senior year of high school, including 2 years of club ball. This will be my 4th season coaching/assisting (officially), but I've been a coach's wife for 10 years! :o)

    Personal Fact:
    Wife to Jason, Homeschool Mommy to 4 cute kids, and Dunkin Donuts Lover!

    Why I love to coach:
    I love to coach because I enjoy helping players grow individually and as a team, all while encouraging respect, hard work and dedication....on and off the court!