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Wichita Legacy, LLC  volleyball club . Wichita, KS

2022-2023 Coaches

Elaine Robinson, club director, 18-1 head coach

wichitalegacyvb@gmail.com


Coach Robinson played volleyball at Baker University from 2000-2003, where she was named an All-American libero and Academic All-American, in addition to multiple all-conference and all-region teams. She coached at Barton County Community College in 2007-2008, when the team finished 8th at the NJCAA Tournament.

Coach Robinson has coached at Washburn Rural and Kapaun Mt. Carmel high schools, as well as for a variety of clubs for a combined 22 seasons. This will be her 10th season as club director.

Shelby (Lewis) Treft, 11-1s coach

shelby27lewis@gmail.com


Coach Treft played volleyball at Friends University where she was a Champion of Character for two years and on the AD's Honor Roll for three. She is currently a behavior specialist at Heartspring. This is her eighth year coaching club volleyball. 



Joellia Thomas, 11-1s assistant coach

joelliathomas@gmail.com


Coach Thomas played competitively for 7 years growing up, and is from Rose Hill. She is in her third year of coaching. 


Terri Hessman, 12-1s head coach

mhessman@cox.net


Coach Hessman coached at Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School for 20 years, in addition to leading youth summer camps and conditioning. Hessman has more than 500 career wins and has coached more than 30 athletes who obtained college scholarships for volleyball. She has also coached club volleyball for the past 10 years. 



Maddy Strecker, 12-1s assistant coach

strecker.maddy@gmail.com


Coach Strecker played volleyball at Trinity Cathoic High School and club volleyball for Salt City Smash and Shockwave for nine years. She is currently playing at Friends University. She has helped with numerous grade school and middle school volleyball camps, and this is her third year coaching club. 

Karissa Nighswonger, 12-2s coach

nighswongerk@gmail.com


Coach Nighswonger played at Cowley County for two seasons, before transferring to Missouri Western in St. Joseph, Missouri. She coached the Douglass freshman team to an undefeated season in 2006, and is in her third year as a club coach. 

Robyn Jaso, 13-1 head coach

rjaso@usd266.com


Coach Jaso played volleyball at Bethel College from 2004-2007, where she was named NAIA All-Region IV and part of the KCAC All-Academic team. She was the head freshmen coach at Newton High School from 2008-2011 and the JV coach at Maize South High from 2018-2020.  Coach Jaso currently teaches at Maize South High. This will be her second season with Wichita Legacy. 

Lindsey Larson, 13-1 assistant coach

lmlarson313@gmail.com


Coach Larson played volleyball at Fort Hays State University from 2008-2010. Lindsey has coached for a variety of clubs for a combined 7 years, assisted with numerous clinics, and provided individual lessons in Hays and the Wichita area. Coach Larson just completed her Graduate's Degree in Social Work and is excited to return to coaching. 

Taryn Scott, 13-2 coach

tscott@kapaun.org


Coach Scott played volleyball at Friends University during her collegiate career. After coaching for two years at Kapaun Mt. Carmel, she was an assistant coach at Friends University for three seasons. She is currently the head coach at Kapaun. This is her seventh year of coaching club volleyball.

Heather Holovach, 14-1 head coach

featherannie@hotmail.com


Coach Holovach played four years of college volleyball at Cowley County and Fort Hays State University. She coached JV for three under Terri Hessman at Kapaun Mt. Carmel before taking the head volleyball job at East High, where she coached for six years.  Since then she has coached middle school, intermediate, and elementary volleyball. Coach Holovach has also ran many camps, skill sessions and individual lessons throughout the years. This is her fourth season coaching club.

Evan Dalian, 14-1 assistant coach


Coach Dalian is currently a freshman at Butler Community College. She has played club for Shockwave, Legacy, and River City Rage for six years and has been playing volleyball for 10 years, before a career-ending injury. She has coached with Coach Holovach for four years off and on. This is her third year as an assistant with Legacy.

Jennifer Pickler, 14-2 head coach

jenn434dav@yahoo.com


Coach Pickler is from Amarillo, Texas, where she played club volleyball and club soccer growing up. Ultimately, she chose to play soccer in college, which brought her to Wichita in 2004 to play at Newman University. She has coached soccer and volleyball at various levels on and off over the years. Most recently, coaching the freshman volleyball team at Northwest High School. Overall, she has 10 years of coaching experience. This will be her second year coaching club volleyball.

Madison Johnson, 14-2 assistant coach

Madison.Johnson@coxmedia.com


Coach Johnson is from Wichita. She began playing competitive club volleyball when she was 10 years old and has had a passion for it ever since. After originally going to a small private middle school, Madison sought out a more competitive arena and transferred to play volleyball and basketball at Goddard High School. 


While she was unable to play for her school her last two seasons due to health concerns, she was able to play a final club season that ended with multiple college offers for DS/Libero. She ultimately decided to be a full-time student at Wichita State University while managing to get her hands on a volleyball no matter if the court was made of wood or sand. Coach Johnson is in her first year with Wichita Legacy.   

Jessica Holloway, 15-1 head coach

jessica.holloway105@gmail.com


Coach Holloway played volleyball at Cowley County Community College where she was named All-American, team captain, national runner-up, and national champion. She went on to play at the University of Central Missouri. This is her second year coaching with Wichita Legacy. 

Greta Lies, 15-1 assistant coach

GretaLies47@gmail.com


Coach Lies has played volleyball competitively for 8 years. She attended Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School where she was named first-team All City hitter. She went on to play and manage at Butler Community College. She has played at multiple clubs, and has previous club coaching experience. This is her second year with Wichita Legacy. 

Nasser Nazaran, 15-2s coach

nazarannasser@gmail.com


Coach Nazaran has played doubles sand volleyball, and has been involved in the Wichita volleyball community for years. 

He has coached club for more than 20 years, for a variety of clubs, including Shocker, Fiest and Xesspress. Coach Nazaran also coached at Collegiate and Wichita North. At North, his team won the City League and finished third at state. He was also named GWAL Coach of the Year twice. He is also currently doing individual sand training. This is his first year with Wichita Legacy.

Angelisa Sexson, 15-3s head coach

angelisa.sexson@gmail.com


Coach Sexson played volleyball at Andover High School, earning a 4A State Championship her senior year, as a setter. She played as a middle hitter at Bethany College. She has coached club volleyball for two seasons previously, and is looking forward to getting back into it. This is Coach Sexson's first year with Legacy.

Andrea Foster, 16-1 head coach

afoster1215@yahoo.com


Coach Foster has been playing volleyball since 3rd grade, and played competitively in school, summer, and club volleyball seasons up until her senior year. Her club team tended to play in higher level/age tournaments, placing in almost every one. Andrea is primarily a setter, but loves to hit as well. This year she will be entering into her fourth year of coaching club volleyball.

Tiana Nice, 16-1 assistant coach

Tiananice2@gmail.com


Coach Nice is from Wichita where she played competitively for seven years. She played for Heartland and Shockwave clubs prior to playing at Southwestern College. This is her second season coaching club. 

Haelie Bland, 16-2s coach

haelie99@hotmail.com


Coach Bland was a high school volleyball state champion, runner-up and placed fourth. She played collegiately at McPherson College as a middle hitter and outside for one season, before getting injured. During college, she also coached at Kansas Volleyball Club for two seasons. Coach Bland is currently coaching high school volleyball at Kapaun Mt. Carmel, earning her MBA at Wichita State University, and working at Koch Industries. 

Adriana Leake, 17-1 head coach

aleake@bethelks.edu


Coach Leake graduated from Sterling College in 2013, where she still holds the all-time assists record with over 4,000 recorded. She is also currently the head coach at Bethel College in Newton. 


She has previous coaching experience at Sterling, Friends University, Wichita Northwest High School and Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School, as well as club volleyball experience. She is returning to club coaching this season with Wichita Legacy. 


Kelsey Gonzalez, 17-1 assistant coach


Coach Gonzalez played volleyball at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. She has coached for Salt City Smash previously. This is her first year with Wichita Legacy. 

Whitney (Long) Dawson, 18-2 coach

longwhitney15@gmail.com


Coach Dawson played volleyball at Sterling College from 2013-2016. She was a four-year varsity starter and earned the Champion of Character award during her collegiate career. Coach Dawson previously coached at Conway Springs High School, and is currently coaching at Maize South. She has coached high school for four years, and is in her seventh year of coaching club.

Abagail Heimerman, 18-2 assistant coach

abagailheimerman@gmail.com


Coach Heimerman is from Conway Springs, Kan. She played middle hitter at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College from 2018-2020, then transferred to Southwestern Christian University, and played from 2020-2022, where she was team captain. She graduated with a Bachelor's of Science, summa cum laude. She has played competitive volleyball for 10 years and this will be her first year coaching.