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Sarasota Volleyball Club

Building Champions of Character through the Game of Volleyball

Building Champions of Character through the Game of Volleyball

Building Champions of Character through the Game of VolleyballBuilding Champions of Character through the Game of Volleyball

SVC Staff

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Myreli Zamora- Club Director

Annie (Montgomery) Howard - Sand and Hybrid Director

Annie (Montgomery) Howard - Sand and Hybrid Director

 Myreli played middle and high school volleyball in Puerto Rico. She played 2 years of NCAA II Volleyball at Barry University. She has over 25 years of coaching experience of club volleyball and Middle School Volleyball. Myreli is also a Middle School Math teacher at Sarasota Suncoast Academy. 

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Annie (Montgomery) Howard - Sand and Hybrid Director

Annie (Montgomery) Howard - Sand and Hybrid Director

Annie (Montgomery) Howard - Sand and Hybrid Director

Growing up in beautiful Sarasota, FL, Annie developed a love for beach volleyball. She began playing beach volleyball when she was 14 and was fortunate enough to take her love to Florida State University and be a member of the beach volleyball team there. Annie was blessed to be apart of four national Championship appearances and was runner-up in 2014 and 2016. She has been coaching volleyball indoor and beach for 8 plus years. Annie is currently coaching J.V. Indoor Volleyball at Riverview High School and she is the owner and Director of SRQ beach Volleyball.

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Jeff Horr Tournament Director

Annie (Montgomery) Howard - Sand and Hybrid Director

Jeff Horr Tournament Director

Bio Coming Soon 

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Cameron Parker

Katie McDonald- High School Coordinator

Katie McDonald- High School Coordinator

 Cameron Parker started coaching as a high school Junior Varsity Volleyball coach in 2000. She also coached club volleyball in Sarasota and eventually became the head coach of the Varsity team until 2005. She took several years off to focus on being a mom and working. She started coaching club again 2015. She is currently an Assistant Principal of a local middle school and continues to coaches club.

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Katie McDonald- High School Coordinator

Katie McDonald- High School Coordinator

Katie McDonald- High School Coordinator

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Katie played club volleyball for one of Chicago's top club teams winning the AAU National Tournament during her 17's year. Katie's recruiting process was an adventure as she searched for the perfect fit both athletically and academically. She accepted an athletic collegiate scholarship where she continued to play volleyball and earning the Captain position for 3 years. While her team set the record for best GPA in college, she developed her leadership skills on and off the court. Katie coached the local club team during college and continued coaching as soon as she moved down to Sarasota. She is very passionate developing players into versatile players with strong leadership qualities. Through her long recruitment experience, she is motivated to help her players with the college recruiting process.

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Jason Mocherman

Katie McDonald- High School Coordinator

Jason Mocherman

 Bio Coming Soon 

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Josh Mocherman

Mark & Sue Burks

Mark & Sue Burks

Josh grew up in Sarasota and attended Riverview High School where he met his wife, Missy.  He is a father of 3 and now teaches at chemistry Riverview.  He began his teaching career at Brookside Middle School where he was the assistant coach for the school's volleyball team for 2 years.  After five years teaching at Brookside he took a teaching position at Riverview where he served as the coach of the freshmen team for several years.  He enjoys running, fishing, and mountain biking.  

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Mark & Sue Burks

Mark & Sue Burks

Mark & Sue Burks

Bio Coming soon 

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Juanma Garcia

Mark & Sue Burks

Juanma Garcia

Coach Garcia has extensive experience coaching volleyball at every level both on the interscholastic, and club level and two years as volunteer coach with Capital University in Ohio. He has a Master’s Degree from the University of Mississippi, a Master’s Degree from Ohio University and a Bachelor's Degree from Universidad Sagrado Corazon, Santurce, Puerto Rico.  

He is an active member of the American Volleyball Coaches Association, USA Volleyball, National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association and the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association.

Interscholastic Experience includes: Head Varsity Coach Melrose HS (TN), Head Varsity Coach Overton HS (TN), Head JV Coach St. George's Independent School (TN), and Assistant Varsity Coach St. George's Independent School (TN).

Club Experience includes: Assistant Coach ELITE 17U (OH), Head Coach TCA Ohio 14U, Head Coach COMO 13U (MO), Head Coach VIPER 11U (TN), Head Coach VIPER 17U, Head Coach Memphis Metro 15U (TN), Head Coach Memphis Metro 17U, Head Coach Memphis Volleyball Academy 15U and Head Coach Caparra Country Club 16U (PR). 

He just moved to Bradenton Florida and took over the Saint Stephens Episcopal HS Volleyball Program.

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Gaby Diaz

Jeslyn O'shea

Jeslyn O'shea

Gaby started playing with Suncoast Volleyball at the age of 10. She graduated from Sarasota High School and continue to play at Pasco Hernando College as a setter.  Gaby then moved back to Sarasota to pursue a Nursing Degree, 

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Jeslyn O'shea

Jeslyn O'shea

Jeslyn O'shea

Jeslyn was part of Suncoast Volleyball Club and Jellys Volleyball club since she was 9 years old. She signed to play volleyball her first year of college at Reinhardt University but decided to  come back home to continue school here and start coaching. This is her third season coaching club. Jeslyn is also the JV head coach at Sarasota Christian School.

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Donald O'Shea

Jeslyn O'shea

Donald O'Shea

Donald was born and raised in Venice, Fl.  He has coached indoor volleyball for 8 years. Donald raised two daughters which happens to be both amazing setters. Jeslyn, his oldest daughter, also one of our coaches,  played at Reinhardt University and his youngest just signed to play with SEU in the Fall of 2020. Donald played beach volleyball growing up at Venice Beach. He fell in love with the game when his girls starting playing when they were 9 and 11 years old. 

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Jorge Alvarez

Jessica Lammers

Jessica Lammers

Jorge was born and raised in Puerto Rico.

From a very young age he excel in basketball and volleyball. He continued to play basketball while attending college in the University of Puerto Rico. Where he graduated from a bachelors in Human Resources Management. From being an avid player he became an assistant coach to both his daughters in the Pequeñas Indias Volleyball Club. In 2007 his U11 team participated in the Disney Classic where they one 1st place in the Yellow Division. In 2014, he relocated with his family to Sarasota, where he now works as a mail-carrier for the USPS and enjoys the area beaches with his family. Jorge continues to assist the young volleyball players in the area, unlock their skills of the game. 

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Jessica Lammers

Jessica Lammers

Jessica Lammers

Bio Coming soon 

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Emma thrift

Jessica Lammers

Emma thrift

Emma is Senior at Riverview High School where she has played 3 years of both High School and Travel Volleyball indoor volleyball. She has been playing beach volleyball for 3 years and was also on the Riverview Beach Volleyball team where they won 2nd place at the State champion tournament. She has assisted Annie Montgomery in coaching both Beach and Indoor Volleyball 

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Amy Meese

Maddie Mocherman

Maddie Mocherman

Amy have been coaching volleyball for the past six years as the Head Coach at Community Day School.  I played indoor, beach and grass volleyball doubles, quads and 6's growing up in NY. I was a varsity middle hitter in HS, played on USAV juniors and adult competitive teams, and was a AA rated beach player with JSVBA. I am the mom of two SVC players (Gabrielle on 13 Travel and Megan on 16 Elite).

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Maddie Mocherman

Maddie Mocherman

Maddie Mocherman

Bio Coming soon 

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Rene Ng

Maddie Mocherman

Rene Ng

Coach Rene have been playing competitive volleyball both in China and in the USA for over forty years. His coaching experience covers both collegiate (college in China and NCAA in the USA), as well as club level (I was the founder/coach of a competitive adult volleyball club in the Washington DC area during which I coached both men's and women's AA and A level travel teams). Here in Sarasota, I have had the privilege to coach travel teams at Jellys and EVO volleyball clubs, as well as at the Classical Academy. Career wise, Dr. Rene, is a board-certified doctor of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Physician, and help many folks battling cancer, autoimmune diseases, sports injuries, GI disorders, gynecological issues, thyroid disorders, immune system issues, and a host of other health challenges.