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SoCal Santa Barbara Staff

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  • Aimee Asebroek

    Coaching Director

  • Ashleigh Urton

    Coach

  • Audrey Green

    General Manager

  • Ben Moselle

    Member Finance Coordinator

  • Cassidy Drury-Pullen

    Coach

  • Craig Scott

    Coach

  • Daven Martinez

    Coach

  • Hannah Juley

    Coach

  • KC Collins

    Coach

  • Kelly Ball

    Coach

  • Kristin Westermeyer

    Coach

  • Kristine Fimlaid

    Coach

  • Linda Suster

    Store Director

  • Matt O’Carroll

    Administrative Director

  • Megan O’Carroll

    Managing Director

  • Morgan Gomez

    Coach

  • Sarah McKinny

    Coach

  • Todd Shea

    Coach

  • Trevor Mattson

    Coach

  • Wade Robinson

    Coach

Aimee Asebroek

Coaching Director

Competitive, Kind, Thoughtful

Club Director, Volleyball Instructor, B.A. Spanish with minor in educational studies, UCI

  • Led SoCal’s 15-1 team to a first place finish in the 2013 Summer Soiree.
  • An active leader in our local volleyball community, is current Varsity Coach at Vista High School and has coached at the college level.

Players would describe Aimee’s coaching style as, “tough but fair, passionate, focused on technique and ball control, never mad or yelling but positive, smiling and nurturing.”

Aimee Asebroek graduated with honors from the University of California, Irvine in 2005 where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and her minor in Educational Studies. At UC Irvine, she was the president and captain of the women’s club volleyball team for three years, earning the SCCVL Player of the Year award her last three years. Aimee was also the President of the Southern California Collegiate Volleyball league.

Aimee started her club coaching career with North County Volleyball Club’s 12 and under team at the age of 19, and has since coached at SoCal Volleyball Club. She has coached teams at every age group and level for girls, and the 14s and 16s level for boys. She has also run camps and coached for the City of Vista, Club Strictly Volleyball and North County Volleyball Club.

Aimee has coached at San Marcos High School and assisted at AIAA Conference Champion Cal State San Marcos University, and worked closely with their head coach, A.I.I. Volleyball Coach of the Year, Andrea Leonard on both the coaching and recruiting side. She spent 4 years as the Varsity Coach at Vista High School. She has worked closely with her volleyball mentor, Olympian Mary Jo Peppler to develop a curriculum for SoCal that ensures a player will have the same technically driven experience from coach to coach and team to team.

Aimee believes that consistent technical work and feedback are a must for ALL ages and skill levels but that developing and maintaining teamwork skills and great attitudes are even more critical. For her, there is an overriding emphasis on enjoying the experience as a whole and creating a lifelong love for the game. Aimee also stresses consistent hard work and respect for one another and coaches. She teaches her coaches to be kind, fair, consistent and disciplined with their kids.

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Ashleigh Urton

Coach

Organized, Committed, Competitive

Ashleigh Urton grew up in the Santa Ynez Valley and is an alumnae of Santa Ynez High School. She is a product of valley programming, having played for Central Coast Spikers in her youth. She was named PAC-5 All-Conference First Team in 2003 while at Santa Ynez High School.

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Audrey Green

General Manager

General Manager, B.A. Psychology UCSD, M.S. Applied Clinical Nutrition New York Chiropractic College
Audrey Green graduated from San Marcos High School in 2005. A dual sport athlete, Green began her collegiate career playing basketball on athletic scholarship at SDSU. The following year she transferred schools and sports to Palomar College refocusing on volleyball. In her sophomore campaign Green earned AVCA All-American, 1st Team All-State, and Pacific Coast Conference Player of the Year accolades while leading the Comets to a first place finish in the PCC. Green completed her athletic and undergraduate career at Division II powerhouse UCSD, earning a degree in psychology while competing for head coaches Tom Black (now at LMU and U.S. National Team) and U.S. Olympian Ricci Luyties. Green has over 10 years of experience coaching volleyball and basketball from ages 7 to adult.
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Ben Moselle

Member Finance Coordinator

Volleyball & Fitness Instructor, B.A. Economics from UCLA, M.B.A. from UC Irvine 
  • NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • AAHF “Jr.Fit” Youth Fitness Specialty Certification
  • Functional Movement Systems (FMS) Certified
Ben Moselle graduated from San Dieguito High School (Encinitas) in 1993, and played on three national championship teams at UCLA (’95, ’96 and ’98), earning AVCA All-American honors in 1998. When Ben graduated with a degree in economics that year, he shared (with Kevin Wong) the UCLA team record for most aces in a single match.
Moselle was volunteer assistant coach for the Rutgers University men’s club team in 1999 while training for a stint playing professional volleyball in Holland. Moselle then went on to earn an MBA degree at UC Irvine in 2002. Since that time, Moselle has conducted small-group fitness classes and coached club volleyball in the San Diego area.
Ben’s true passion is fitness. As a strength and conditioning specialist, his goal is to help SoCal players gain a physical advantage and stay healthy throughout their athletic careers and beyond. As a volleyball coach, Ben embraces players’ individual talents and instincts, promoting “volley-I.Q.” development rather than stressing technical X’s, O’s and angles.
Moselle has been a San Marcos resident since 2002. His full-time job is in publishing. In his spare time, he breeds saltwater clownfish “Nemos” and grows corals.
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Cassidy Drury-Pullen

Coach

Cassidy played club indoor volleyball for five years before transitioning fully into beach volleyball, when she became involved in USA Volleyball’s youth development teams. She currently plays at UC Berkeley and will be going into her junior year this fall. Cal’s program broke into the top 10 nationally this past season for the first time in program history.

She attended high school at San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara and won two back-to-back league championships on the court. She is very excited to be working with SoCal Volleyball club to help young girls grow to love beach volleyball as much as she does. She hopes to instill her players with confidence and help them further their careers into the new world of NCAA beach volleyball.

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Craig Scott

Coach

  • Doctorate in Geology, University of Quebec at Chicoutimi
  • 9-year member of Santa Barbara County Search & Rescue Team (active)
  • 4-year varsity starter at Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Top blocker in Atlantic University Athletic Association (AUAA) 3-years in a row
  • First team all-star in AUAA (1993)
  • Former Girls/Boys Middle School Coach at Santa Ynez Charter School (8-years)
  • Former coach at Spikers Volleyball Club in Santa Ynez Valley
  • Current Santa Ynez High School Boys Coach

Hailing from the Great White North, Craig traded his hockey stick for volleyball shoes at an early age and has never looked back. Always undersized and underestimated, he used his quickness and athletic ability to have a very successful collegiate career. Craig applies his 10-years of teaching experience into coaching, starting from fundamentals, to provide the framework for future success. From his background in academics to athletics, he stresses players to be prepared both mentally and physically every time they step onto the court. He provides a challenging and fun environment in the gym with positive feedback. He bases his success not from team wins, but from player/team growth through the entire season. There are no shortcuts to success and he firmly believes in teams playing fundamental volleyball even if at the expensive of wins. His passion for the game is reflected in his coach style: intense, competitive, challenging, but have fun whenever you can!

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Daven Martinez

Coach

Passionate, Community, Caring
Daven Martinez is an alumnae of Santa Ynez High School, where she helped lead the Pirates to a CIF-SS Championships semi-finals appearance in 2016 as a setter. Daven is a product of Santa Ynez Valley programming, having played for both Central Coast Spikers and Santa Ynez Volleyball Club. Daven in passionate about community stewardship and creating culture. She has received recognition for her service to her community, including the Youth in Service Award from the Santa Ynez Valley Foundation, and the senior service award as a student at Santa Ynez High School.
Daven is currently pursuing her associates degree at Santa Barbara City College.
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Hannah Juley

Coach

Disciplined, Driven, Fun

Hannah Juley, a native of La Grange, Illinois, was a setter at both Wisconsin and UC Santa Barbara before medically retiring. She is currently finishing her senior year at UC Santa Barbara where she is still involved with the women’s volleyball program. She is also the head coach for the Junior Varsity team at Dos Pueblos High School, a role in which she has served since 2018

Hannah was a prep standout at Lyons Township High School, where she was an AVCA First Team All-American (2015), a Third-Team All-American (2014), a PrepVolleyball.com All-American (2013), and was listed in Volleyball Magazine’s Fab 50. She also competed in the Under Armour All-America match and was recognized as the best setter in the skills competition.

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KC Collins

Coach

Creative, Challenging, Patient
  • Current Girl’s Varsity Assistant Coach at Cate School, with two first place league finishes and 2014 Division 4 CIF Champs
  • Former SBVC coach and Club Administrator from 1999-2014

K.C. grew K.C. Collins grew up in Hawaii competing in equestrian events, soccer, tennis and sailing.

She picked up volleyball as an adult at East Beach earning her “AAA” rating in CBVA events in her first year, and played indoor in City League.

K.C. began coaching her career coaching at Santa Barbara High School. She coached and assisted the girls’ teams at all levels at SBHS for over 9 years, coached the freshmen boys team on and off for several seasons, and coached 2 seasons of JV girls with Buena High School. K.C. has also enjoyed assisting the SBCC Women’s team on and off for several years. While assisting at SBCC in 2010, the team tied for first place in the WSC conference, finished in the top 16 in state playoffs with a final 21-6 record and ranked 5th overall in Southern California. K.C. currently works full time at Cate School. She also assists the girls varsity where the 2013 team made history by sharing the Condor League Championship for a second year in a row, and as a CIF semi-finalist was invited as one of the 8 southern California teams to the Division 4 State playoffs. In 2014, she assisted as the team finished as the champion in the Frontier League with a 13-0 record (not dropping a set) along with becoming the Division 4 CIF champion! The 2015 team was once again champion of the Frontier League and a CIF semi-finalist.

K.C. began coaching at SBVC and became the Club Administrator in ’99 until ‘14. While coaching club at SBVC, K.C. led many successful teams to finish in the top of the SCVA, win bids to Nationals, won the SCVA JO Open Qualifier in 2008 with her 14s team, and continued on to place high at Junior Olympics as well.

K.C. has coached at all travel team age divisions, club camps and clinics, and assisted in the development of the Blenders Program. Partnered with previous SBVC Club Director Liz Towne-Gilbert, K.C. created the successful Summer Camps, Madskills and Volley Pints programs. She also spent one season as the Director for the 805 Carpinteria Volleyball Club, where she oversaw all aspects of 5 travel teams and 3 non-travel teams – the largest number of players in CVC history.

K.C. enjoys playing beach volleyball and running around barefoot.

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Kelly Ball

Coach

Kelly was born and raised in Ventura County, graduating from Moorpark High School. She played for both her High School and Spectrum VBC in Thousand Oaks. During her time at US Santa Barbara, she played on the women’s club team.

She finished her Graduate Program and obtained her Teaching Credential in 2014, starting her teaching career at Dublin High School in the San Francisco area. She coached for the High School at all levels for 5 years, before moving back to Ventura in 2019.

Kelly teaches Social Studies and is the Head coach for the Freshman team at Santa Barbara High School.

Kelly’s coaching philosophy is centered on building mental toughness in young players and competing with a desire to build strong team dynamics.

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Kristin Westermeyer

Coach

Kristine Fimlaid

Coach

Linda Suster

Store Director

Matt O’Carroll

Administrative Director

Diligent, Thoughtful, Thorough
  • B.S. Environmental Science, University of Redlands;
  • Masters of Environmental Science & Management, UC Santa Barbara
Born and raised in Culver City, California, Matthew spent three of his high school years at the ultra-competitive and demanding IMG Academy, in Bradenton, Florida. Eating, sleeping, and breathing sport, he learned from the game’s best about what it meant to be a world-class athlete, and importantly what it takes to be a word-class athlete. Matthew continued his career as a student-athlete at the collegiate level garnering several conference championships and NCAA appearances.

His passion at SoCal stems from wanting to share the values instilled in him from being a student-athlete, which helped him succeed in academics and in the professional world. Be selfless and open-minded, foster a mentality that always desires to learn, encourage and uplift those around you, always understand the importance of doing what is right, and most importantly, know that every dream is worth pursuing.

Matthew also plies his trade as a utility manager at UC Santa Barbara, and can be often found outdoors with his wife Megan, and son Jordan. Together, their family is grateful and excited to have the opportunity to share this resource with the community.

 

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Megan O’Carroll

Managing Director

Kind, Committed, Thoughtful
  • B.S. Environmental Science, University of Redlands; Masters of Education, UC Santa Barbara
  • Biology/ Environmental Science teacher at Dos Pueblos High School
  • SoCal Volleyball product

Megan was on SoCal Volleyball Club’s first team during the club’s inaugural season out of San Diego, and played with them for three years. She is a four-year letter winner in volleyball at the University of Redlands, where she was 2x selected to the All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Team, 2x American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-West Region Team, AVCA All-America Honorable Mention. She also captained her side to the program’s first SCIAC title and an NCAA championship berth. Megan appears on just about all single-season records and is ranked #2 for career blocks and #3 for career kills in the program.

Megan is the girls Varsity Coach for Dos Pueblos High School. Her focus there is on building a program that fosters growth and confidence building in her players.

Although a fierce competitor, Megan is warm-hearted with a kind spirit. She enjoys the outdoors and lazy days with her boys.

 

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Morgan Gomez

Coach

Driven, Organized, Fundamental

Morgan Gomez, a Goleta native, grew up in local volleyball programming. She is an alumnae of Dos Pueblos High School where she was helped the Chargers return to the CIF-SS Championships in 2016. Morgan is currently the head coach of the Frosh/ Soph team at Dos Pueblos, where she has been since 2018.

Morgan is currently pursuing her associates degree at Santa Barbara City College and plans to transfer to UC Davis in the fall.

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Sarah McKinny

Coach

Competitive, Strategic, Empowering
Email: [email protected]

  • B.A in Business Marketing with minor in Psychology, Vanguard University of Southern California
  • Graduate and former athlete at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, CA.
  • 4-year starter, MB/OH, at Vanguard University of Southern California
  • Played professionally for Volleyball Club Offenburg in Germany post collegiate career

Sarah, a Santa Barbara native, has been playing volleyball since her freshman year in high school. Sarah played for Santa Barbara Volleyball Club throughout her youth career, and received academic and athletic scholarships to play at Vanguard University, where she was a four-year starter. At Vanguard, she was an NAIA All-American, named to the NAIA All-Tournament Team, Golden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) Team (3x), and the GSAC Scholar-Athlete Team. After graduation, she pursued her post-collegiate dream of playing volleyball professionally in Europe for Volleyball Club Offenburg in Germany. To her friends and family, Sarah is described as possessing a quiet yet competitive and determined presence, a genuine and fun-loving personality, and someone who has a real passion for the game. Throughout her years of play, Sarah has garnered invaluable knowledge and experience, both from the player and coaching perspective both on and off the court.

Sarah is the Varsity Assistant and Head Junior Varsity Coach at Dos Pueblos High School for the girls program.

Sarah recently launched her own business, Elevated.Style, which identifies clothing options for tall men, women, and you. She also works as an account manager at Yardi in Goleta.

 

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Todd Shea

Coach

Family, Fun, Fitness
  • Santa Barbara City College Volleyball Player- CalState Runner Up ’98
  • Former Santa Barbara High School Boys JV Coach
  • Former u15’s Girls Club Coach for Sunwest Volleyball Club (San Diego)
  • Former Granite Hills High School Girls Freshman Coach (San Diego)
  • Former University City High School Boys JV Coach (San Diego)
  • Current CrossFit Trainer at CF Innate- Youth and Adult Programs

Coaching and athletics have always been a part of Todd’s life. Growing up in Southern California provided an active lifestyle and plenty of coaching opportunities. Volleyball is what lead Todd to beautiful Santa Barbara to play for SBCC. He earned the most improved player award while competing for the State Championship that year. Todd has played and coached teams from novice to the college level and had success at each. He drives his athletes to achieve change and results while maintaining his laid back and fun coaching style. Todd believes that the keys to success lie in fundamental movements, introduction to strength and conditioning, nutrition and being a part of the community. Whether it’s the proud feeling of killing the ball on game point or getting a reality check by being blocked on a crucial point, Todd coaches each athlete to learn from these, to challenge themselves and ignite performance. He is extremely passionate about seeing his athletes grow and succeed, the teams success and the mark the teams leave on the community and each other.

Todd has enjoyed all that volleyball can offer from indoor to outdoor and in playing and coaching. He and his entire family are involved in CrossFit and enjoy an active lifestyle. He is currently a Realtor with Sotheby’s International Realty and Founder of Goodland Clothing a local Goleta outdoor clothing company.

 

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Trevor Mattson

Coach

Fundamental, Focused, Fun

Trevor Mattson joined the UCSB women’s volleyball staff in July 2017 as a volunteer assistant coach. Trevor arrived in Santa Barbara fresh off winning the 2017 NCAA Division III men’s volleyball championship with Springfield College. A four-year member and two-year starter for the Pride, Trevor served as the team captain of the national championship squad. In a career spanning 54 matches, he accrued 258 kills (2.19 per set) and 60 blocks. A native of Redlands, Calif., Trevor has an extensive history of coaching at the club and prep level despite his demanding schedule as a student-athlete. He most recently spent time at the Springfield Boys Volleyball School in Springfield, Mass., where he assisted Charlie Sullivan – the head men’s volleyball coach at Springfield College – with the daily operation of the school. Trevor also previously served as head coach of Velocity Volleyball Club’s 16U boy’s volleyball club.

Trevor received his bachelor of science in business management from Springfield College in May 2017 and currently works full-time at Deckers.

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Wade Robinson

Coach

Mover, Joyful, and (painfully) Punny! 
Wade is a Santa Barbara native (raised in Goleta) and a Dos Pueblos graduate. He went on to play with the Club Program at San Jose State University for 2 years. He worked with the Jon Lee East Beach Volleyball Camp for over 6 years, with the Mountain View Volleyball Club for 2 years (in Sunnyvale, California), as well as Bellarmine College Preparatory (San Jose, CA) for a year. Wade currently coaches the Boy’s Beach Volleyball and Boy’s indoor Volleyball teams at Dos Pueblos High School and can never get enough volleyball.

Wade’s aspiration in life is to continue teaching, whether that is on the court or in the classroom. He works as a PE Teacher for an elementary school as well as a Substitute Teacher when he can.

Wade always look forward to teaching and learning from every season and strive to be the greatest resource to his players!

 

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