Coaching Staff:
High Quality Coaching
Fun, Positive & Motivating Instruction
Over 100+ years of Combined Coaching Experience 
Dedicated & Well Respected Instructors

Club Director: Suzie-Q Silva 
17's-(Navy) Premier Team-Yong
16's (Black) Power League Team-Yong 
16's-(Navy) Premier League Team-​​Kistin
16's-(Orange) Premier League Team-Scott

14's-(Navy) Premier League Team-Kim 
14's-(Orange) Premier League Team-Kaylee
14's-(White) Premier League Team-Michelle
14's-(Yellow) Premier League Team-Rose
12's-(Navy) Premier League Team-Sydney

Extra Coaching Staff: 
Technical Training Experts: Coach Silva, Suzie Silva, Alyssa Parkinson, Elora Nutter, Emilee White


Club Directors
Rook & Suzie Silva have been the Club Directors of Sequoia Crush since its inception in 2000.  They've been Coaching Girls and Boys Volleyball for over 28 years in addition to Coaching at the High School and College Level.  Rook and Suzie are highly sought after Private Volleyball Instructors and LOVE to share their passion and knowledge of the game. They have produced many Premier League and Regional Championship Teams and have been a Vital Part of helping to Assist in many young athletes dreams of playing College Volleyball. For the past 18 years, they have continued to study and learn from their Dear Friend, "Professor Lian Lu" from China. During the summer, they hold Coaches Clinics, Private Volleyball Lessons, Volleyball Camps and Assist in Coaching at Prof. Lian Lu's International Volleyball Camps. As heads of Sequoia Crush, they will oversee all coaches and players.  They will also be the Lead Technical Advisors for all Volleyball Skill Development and The Technical Training Program, which will be available for players wanting to take their Skills, Athletics and Knowledge of the Game to Another Level. Rook & Suzie Coach with a True Positive Spirit, Motivating Passion, and Believe that with Faith in "GOD"-"All Things are Possible"!

Club Coaches

Alyssa Parkinson: TBA

Elora Nutter: 
Elora has always been very passionate about Sports, but Volleyball was always her first love! She has been playing on and off since she was in grade school! This is her second year Coaching and plans to expand her love and knowledge of Volleyball! Elora was an Assistant Coach for our Club 14's-White Team last season and She is currently an Assistant Coach for our 16's-Orange Team! Elora played City League Youth Volleyball and also played on a 2-man Beach Volleyball Club Team in College! Elora is an Excellent Assistant Coach and we look forward to her sharing her passion for the game!

Emilee White:
Emilee loves Coaching Volleyball because she enjoys being an influencial person in the players lives. Emilee loves to help out the players not only in Volleyball but in life as well! Emilee played Volleyball for 8 years with 6 years of Club Volleyball Playing Experience. Emilee has Coached for 4 Seasons, 2 at a Private School, 1 with a Regular Middle School and 1 with a Charter School! We are so Happy to have Emilee join our Crush Family and look forward to good things from Emilee and her Positive Spirit! 

 Kaylee Taylor:
Kaylee loves Coaching Volleyball because she loves the game! Kaylee enjoys seeing the confidence built in the girls as they learn to love the game as well! Kaylee also loves the friendships formed during the season! Kaylee played 4 years High School Volleyball and 1 Year College Volleyball for Scottsdale Community College. She is currently the Mission Oak Junior Varsity Coach and has Coached there the past year. Kayle has Coaches the Varsity La Joya Team for 4 years. This is Kaylee's second year Coaching with Sequoia Crush and we are Very Happy to have her as part of our Program. We know Kaylee will do a Fantastic Job and look forward to another Successful Season!

Kim Tyler:
Kim loves Coaching Volleyball because she loves watching kids grow! Kim says "Volleyball is one of those sports that just gets in your blood!" Kim is a firm believer that as a Coach she has the AWESOME opportunity to not only teach kids the technical part of the game; but also life skills such as how to work together and continuously strive to better yourself and your team on and off the court. Most importantly How to Pursue Victory With Honor! Kim has had the privilege of playing in High School and then she took to the sand and competed in beach volleyball in San Diego during College. Kim has been Coaching all levels from Rec League to High School to Club ever since. Kim is presently the Varsity Coach at Sundale! We are very grateful to have Kim as part of our Coaching Staff as she continues to do an Excellent Job! 

Kristin Villanueva:
Kristin loves the Game of Volleyball! She loves seeing the girls grow and seeing them feel proud of their accomplishments. Kristin has played 9 years of Club Volleyball and was a 4-year Varsity Player for Mt. Whitney High School as a Setter. Kristin has trained under Prof. Lian Lu for many years, Coached as the  Redwood Freshman Coach for 2 years, Club for 6 years and is presently in her 5th season as the Frosh Coach for El Diamante who finished and won WYL for the 3rd time this season. Kristin has a bright future in Coaching and we are very proud to have Kristin (our daughter) as part of our Coaching Staff!

Michelle Garcia: TBA ​

Rae Dukes: TBA

Rose O'Dell:
Rose loves Coaching Volleyball! She says "Is there a better game that even exists? There is something absolutely magical about a ball sailing quietly thru the air and being smashed to the wood floor! Rose has Coached for 9 years! She has Coached Highschool Volleyball as an Assistant and took two Teams to state getting 3rd. She has Coached JV as a Head Coach, Middle School and Club! She has Coached 14's, 15's, 16's and 18's Divisions. Rose played Middle Hitter in High School and was selected All Conference her Senior Year! We look forward to good things from Rose and Welcome her to the Crush Coaching Family!

Scott Nutter:
Scott loves the game of volleyball! He enjoys seeing the players grow in their play and maturity! Scott played in 2 men-class A Volleyball and has coached JV at Mission Oak High School and as a Assistant Coach for Sequoia Crush's Top Travel Team for the past few years. He also Coached 14's for Club Volleyball as well! We know Scott will do an excellent job and welcome him back for another great season of coaching club volleyball! 

Sydney Guinn:
Sydney loves Coaching Volleyball! She loves having the ability to teach girls and impact their lives in a positive way. She has had the opportunity to learn and become a better player from many different Coaches and is excited to teach young girls how to play! Sydney is a past Crush Alumni and has been playing Volleyball since she was 8 years old. She played Club Volleyball for 6 years and is currently playing College Volleyball at COS. She has Coached Summer Camps in the past as well done Private Setting Lessons. Sydney has an Excellent Attitude and Loves the Game! We look forward to her sharing her Passion and are Excited to have her as part of our Program!

Yong Choi:
Yong loves the game of Volleyball! When he is not Coaching you can find him and his wife Annette attending local Volleyball Matches. Yong's goals for each athlete includes improving their technical and tactical skills on the court, guiding each player to become a successful member of the team, understand the team strategy and tactics to compete at the highest level. He believes in positive coaching and in motivating each girl to reach her potential and to push past their limits. And most of all, to have fun and develop a love for the game. Finally, an overall goal is to guide the team to realize its maximum potential. Yong has played 3 years Varsity at Cleveland High School, 2 years in Jr. College Club League, 6 years Korean Club Volleyball and 6 years Club League. He is entering his 14th year as a Club Volleyball Coach and High School Volleyball Coach. He has coached at all levels (14's, 16's and 18's) in Club Volleyball, JV and Varsity Level for High School. He has coached 5 years Varsity at Redwood, 1 year JV at Redwood, 2 years JV Coach and Varsity assistant at Mt. Whitney, 2 years JV at Exeter High School, 5 years Varsity assistant at Golden West, 2 years at Excel Volleyball Club, 2 years Jr. Giants Volleyball Club and 10 years at Sequoia Crush VBC. We look forward to another excellent season from Coach Yong and are very happy to have him as a valuable part of our volleyball coaching program! 

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