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Meet Our Staff

We are here to provide you and your family with the best youth volleyball experience possible! We are proud to bring you a group of highly accomplished coaches and administrators. Read the bios below to learn more about your coach and other leaders in our community.

T.J. Shultz

Director/Coach - U17                                                

Phone: 717-919-7080
Email: [email protected]

                       
                       

T.J. has been coaching girls volleyball in Central PA for several years.  He began his coaching career as a U15 assistant coach at Club Tonka, in Minnetonka, MN.  After moving to the Harrisburg area with his family in 2006 he was the Head Coach for several teams (U15-U17) at the West Shore YMCA.  In addition, T.J. has run developmental programs for 8-11 year-olds, assisted with several local High School programs, coached in the Keystone State Games (2009 and 2010), and guided an U18 team at AAU Nationals in 2011 and 2013. In the 2015/16 Season his U17 Open team was a top 10 team in the KRVA and competed at AAU Nationals in 2016.  TJ has coached over 40 girls who have gone on to continue their careers in college.

T.J. and his wife Christine started Fusion VBC in 2011 with a hope to increase visibility of volleyball in the Harrisburg area and increase the level of play in the surrounding communities.                        


Lauren Bond 

Asst. Director/Coach - U16 Blue
Phone:  631-521-0338
Email:   [email protected]

                       

Lauren began playing volleyball at age 13 and played high school and club in both Indiana and Long Island. She played collegiately at Messiah College as an outside hitter where she set statistical records and earned 4 time All-Conference, 2 time All-Region, and All-American honors. Now she continues to play in adult leagues and tournaments throughout the year across the Mid-Atlantic region.

Lauren began coaching with Fusion in 2012, has assisted at the U16 and U17 level and been the Head coach at U12 (Undefeated Season in 2017/18) and also the Head Coach at U18. This is Lauren's 4th year as the Assistant Director for Fusion VBC. She has also coached at the college level as a Graduate Assistant Coach at Messiah College (2015-2017) and Assistant Coach at Gettysburg College (2018). Her favorite part of coaching is getting to play a role in these girls' journeys as they develop in the sport of volleyball and become influential players on all their future teams. Sports are a great teacher of many lessons in life. To have the opportunity to help a group of young women improve and become better volleyball players, sisters, daughters, teammates, and people is the greatest joy of coaching!

 

Corrie Leister

Coach - U12                                                
Email: [email protected]

                       

Coach Corrie has been part of the volleyball community for many years.  She was a captain her Junior and Senior year of both her CV High School volleyball and Messiah College volleyball teams.  She studied Health & Physical Education at Messiah and then went on to teach and coach volleyball and basketball at South Western.  She coached the South Western 7th & 8th grade volleyball teams, Freshman basketball team, and JV high school volleyball team.  In addition, she coached club volleyball at this time for Queens Court in York.  

After moving back to the area, Coach Corrie coached the Cumberland Valley Varsity Girls Volleyball team when her kids were really little but ultimately decided to step away so she could focus on her family.

Now that her kids are growing, she has been back coaching with stints at West Shore Christian Academy (Varsity) and Covenant Christian Academy (Middle School)  

She has a passion for developing young leaders and teaching fundamental volleyball and life skills that will set them apart both on and off the court.  
 

Abi Anderson
Fred Anderson

Coach - U13 Blue
Email: [email protected]

The Andersons' are a father/daughter duo that are entering their 3rd year at the U13 Age Group, with two successful seasons on their resume. 
Abi is a graduate of Cedar Cliff and Fusion VBC. She played collegiately at Bryn Athyn College before moving back to Harrisburg. She has trained a multitude of players over the past year and helped run several of the Fusion VBC classes/clinics/camps.
Fred has coached at both the U13 & U14 age brackets over the past several years and is excited for another year coaching with Abi!
 

Kaleigh Sauers

Maggie Foster

Coach - U13 White                                                
Email: [email protected]

                       
Kaleigh started playing volleyball her freshman year of high school, while attending Boiling Springs. She played two years of club volleyball through the West Shore YMCA, and had TJ Shultz as her head coach! She went on to play two seasons at King’s College as a setter, then transferred to Bloomsburg to continue playing volleyball at the club level. Here she served as the Vice President of the volleyball club team.

Kaleigh currently teaches at West York Middle School and still participates in multiple volleyball leagues and tournaments throughout the summer. Kaleigh is entering into her 3rd season with Fusion VBC.
 

Carrie Stern
Keval Mandalia

Coach - U14 Blue                       
Email: [email protected]                      

                       
Carrie has be been playing volleyball since Middle School, including 3 years at Messiah College as libero/DS.  Carrie is in her 9th year as Head Coach with FUSION VBC and spent 8 years as an assistant coach at Big Spring High School.  She has coached at Yorktowne Volleyball Club, and in the Keystone Games.  Carrie is active with Messiah College volleyball camps and participates in the Carlisle YMCA youth clinics.

Laura Navin

Coach - U14 White                        
Email: [email protected]
                       
                       

Coach Navin is a proud alumni of Cumberland Valley High School where she spent 4 years starting varsity, rotating from Middle Hitter to Outside Hitter. After high school she played for 4 years at Millersville University’s as both an outside hitter and opposite hitter. After a shoulder surgery, she took over the libero position as senior. Coach Navin has spent the last 8 years running Cumberland Valley’s middle school program. This is her first year coaching at Fusion VBC and she's very excited to work with our athletes.

 

Emily Beiler

Ally Locy

Coach U14 Gray                    
Email: [email protected]
                       
                       
Coach Emily is a southern Illinois native who began playing volleyball at 10 years old. Emily played both club and high school volleyball for 8 years. She and her teams competed at 2 national club championships and one high school championship. Upon graduating from Central Community High School in Breese, Illinois, Emily decided to retire from the sport and enrolled at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Emily still plays recreationally and is passionate about helping others to grow in skill and love for the game. This is her first year coaching for Fusion VBC. She is so excited for this season with U14 Gray!

Coach Ally is a product of Fusion VBC where she played for 3 years before graduating and attending and playing volleyball at Moravian College.  Ally is is defensive specialist/Libero and loves coaching kids.  She is excited to be back at Fusion VBC and growing the game.
 

Gage Boisvert
Amber Leighton

Coach - U15 Blue                        
Email: [email protected]

                       
Gage is a Graduate of Cedar Cliff HS where he was a 4-year setter. He continues to play both indoor and outdoor volleyball competitively throughout Pennsylvania. Gage served as the Head Coach for the Cedar Cliff Middle School program for three years, and coached at the West Shore YMCA for two years at the U15 level. He is currently the assistant coach for the Varsity team at Carlisle High School. Gage has been with Fusion VBC since 2015, and is entering his 3rd year as a Head Coach at the U15 level. He is excited to be part of Fusion VBC program and looks forward to Growing the Game in PA!  

Matt Uibel
TBD

Coach - U15 White                       
Email: [email protected]

                                               
                       

Coach Uibel begins his 6th year coaching at Fusion VBC. Coach Uibel has been both a Head Coach and Assistant Coach during his tenure and has most recently been an Assistant Coach for the U15 Blue Team. Coach Uibel has been playing and coaching for over 20 years and is the Cedar Cliff girls JV coach and the Cedar Cliff boys Head Coach.

Sam Heffer
Paige Westra

Coach - U16 White                       
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
                       
                       
Sam started playing volleyball in middle school and is a graduate of Plainedge HS on Long Island, NY. She went on to play four years of volleyball at Western New England University in Springfield, MA as a right side hitter, graduating in 2018 with a degree in marketing communications and business analytics. In her last year, she was named the Senior Scholar Athlete of the Commonwealth Coast Conference for performance on and off the court. She continues to play in local tournaments and leagues, both indoor and outdoor. Sam first began coaching while still in high school to help teach the game of volleyball to her sister’s church league team and has previously coached club for Prevail. This is her first year coaching for Fusion VBC.

Paige started playing volleyball at Fusion as an 11 year old and graduated from the program in 2017.  She is the namesake of the Paige Westra Career Achievement Award at Fusion VBC for her years with our Club. Paige is currently a Senior Defensive Specialist at Albright College and has been an assistant coach at Fusion for three years (U17B, U18B and U15W teams)

Lance Miller

Coach - U17 White                        
Email: [email protected]   

                       

Coach Miller is a long time volleyball player and lover of the game. Played in the USAF on the PACAF Korean Team. 
To this day he still play's in local doubles/quads/sixes tournaments. He also enjoys getting in a couple of sand tournaments each year. His coaching philosophy is simple... Volleyball is a sport for life, start young and enjoy till you're old!! Volleyball builds skills you can use throughout your life; hard work, teamwork, and Camaraderie.

Grow as a person,Grow as a player,Grow as a team.

Coach Miller has been a coach for both Boys and Girls teams at Vision (U12 & U16 girls) and Prevail (U16 girls and U18 boys) since 2014.  He has recently moved to the Harrisburg area, coached the Fusion VBC U14 Gray team in 2019/2020 season and is looking forward to helping the growth at Fusion VBC.

Angela Burkett

Coach - U18 Blue                      
Email:  [email protected]

                       

Angela Burkett begins her fifth season as the head coach of Penn State Harrisburg women’s volleyball in the fall of 2020. 

During an impressive 2019 season, the Blue & White tallied 15 wins and earned the No. 2 seed in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Playoff Tournament before falling in the semifinal found. Under Burkett’s guidance, three players earned all-conference honors for their efforts, with one being named the NEAC Defensive Player of the Year, NCAA Women of the Year nominee, ECAC All-Conference recognition, and the NCAA Statistical Championship in the category of block solos.   

During her tenure with the program, Burkett earned her Coaching Accreditation Program (CAP 1) through USA Volleyball and was hired as an assistant coach for the USA Volleyball Girls' Select National A3 Training Program during the summer of 2019.

Burkett was a defensive specialist at Lock Haven (Pa.) beginning in 2004. She helped lead the Lady Eagles to back-to-back NCAA Division II Elite Eight appearances in 2004 and 2005, the NCAA Atlantic Regional Championships in 2004 and 2005 and a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Title in 2004. Burkett graduated in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management.



 


Cat Amoriello

Coach - U15 Gray
Email:[email protected]

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