SF Elite 2018-19 Coaches

 

Mikey Brogonia

Roschelle Buenaflor

Roschelle graduated from San Francisco State University with a BA in Psychology. She is currently studying to become a Speech Language Pathologist. Outside of volleyball, she works at an elementary school for children with disabilities, enjoys trying out new food places, spending time with family, and cheering on her Golden State Warriors and San Francisco 49ers.

Coaching Experience:
  • SF Elite 2018-Current
    • 2019 12 Roschelle
    • Future Elite Program Coach
  • SF Tremors 2011-14
    • Assistant Coach
    • JNC Appearances
Playing Experience:
  • 2010-2011 City College of San Francisco, Setter
  • Club Volleyball from age 12
  • Burton High School
    • Varsity, Starting Setter
    • All-League 1st and 2nd Team, 4 years

Christian Carreon

SF Elite Volleyball Club
- 16-Benny, Assistant Coach

Bay Area Volleyball Club
- Former Coach

Xceleratioan Volleyball Club
- Former Coach

Felix Fauatea

SF Elite Volleyball Club
- 12-Karen, Assistant Coach

City College of San Francisco
- Current Women's Volleyball Assistant Coach
- Former Student Helper

Thurgood Marshall High School
- Former Girls' Volleyball Head Coach
         -13-1 Record

Tacks Feliciano

SF Elite Volleyball Club
-Future Elite Program Director
-13-Roschelle, Co-Coach

El Camino High School
- Boys Volleyball Head Coach

Drew High School
-Former Girls Varsity Volleyball Head Coach

Terra Nova High School
-Former Girls Varsity Volleyball Head Coach

SF Tremors Volleyball Club
- 13-3 Falcons Head Coach
- 14-2 Falcons Head Coach
- 13-3 Falcons Head Coach
- 14-2 Tigers Assistant Coach
- 13-3 Mustangs Assistant Coach
- 16-1 Titans Assistant-Coach
- 14-2 Mustangs Assistant Coach
- DPS Coach
 

Manono Hunkin

SF Elite Volleyball Club
- 11-Rete, Assistant Coach
- Future Elite Program Coach

City College of San Francisco
Former Volunteer Student Coach
 

Tristi Laeha

Shannon Lee

Coach Shannon will be in her second season coaching at SF Elite. She has a Masters in Occupational Therapy where she currently works as an Occupational Therapist for kids with developmental disabilities in a pediatric outpatient clinic.
Playing Experience:
  • University of Pittsburgh, DS/L
  • Iona College
  • Nike Renaissance VBC
Coaching Experience:
SF Elite 2017-Current 
  • 15 Saga Assistant Coach
    • 2018 JNC Detroit, National Division
    • 2018 NCVA 2nd Place

Christina Lopez

SF Elite Volleyball Club
- 12-Christina, Head Coach
- 2018 2nd Place Gold Div. Red Rock Rave Qualifier; bid to JNC

SF Tremors Volleyball Club
Former Coach
- Coached ages 12-17 during tenure
- 12-2 Head Coach, 2nd Place American Div, Far Western Qualifier
- 14-1, Head Coach 1st Place American Dic. PNQ; bid to JNC

Saint Gabriel School
Former Coach
- 8-2 Assistant Coach
- 7-2 Assistant Coach

Nicko Matau


Coaching Experience:
  • SF Elite 2017 - Current
    • 14-Saga Assistant Coach
    • 2018 JNC Detroit, USA Division
    • SCVA Red Rock Rave Qualifier, Las Vegas, 3rd Place
  • International High School 2015- Current
    • JV Head Coach
    • 2015 undefeated season
  • City College of San Francisco 2013-2015
    • Assistant/Setting Coach under Saga Vae
  • SF Tremors VBC 2014-2016
    • 14-1 Cobra Head Coach
      • NCVA Regional Champions
      • JNC Qualifying team
    • 15-1 Cobra Head Coach
      • JNC Qualifying team
  • 650 Xtreme VBC 2013-2014
    • 16 Navy Head Coach
    • 14 Navy Head Coach
  • 1st String VBC 2010-2012
    • 15-1 Head Coach
      • JNC Qualifying team
    • 16-1 Head Coach

 

Symone Mackiewicz 

SF Elite Volleyball
- Assistant Coach, 15-Nicko

Frisco Bay Volleyball Club,Former Coach
- Qualified for JNC 2015

International High School, Current Varsity Head Coach
- Placed third in league all three years
- Three NCS appearances

Terra Nova High School, Former Varsity Head Coach
- Undefeated season
- League Champs
- NCS semi-finals appearance

Bria Morgan

Playing experience:

  • University of Hawaii-Hilo (D2) Scholarship Athlete
    • #1 Nation Kills
      • #1 Nation Overall Points Scored
    • Aptos-Cabrillo College transfer
      • California State Champions
      • League MVP
      • All-American Honors
    • SF State transfer
      • First team All-League
Coaching Experience:
  • Drew High School, San Francisco 2016-Current
  • Varsity Head Coach
  • Soquel High School, Santa Cruz
    • JV Boys Volleyball

 

Michelle McCarthy

SF Elite Volleyball Club

-Assistant Coach, 17-Eric

International High School
-Current Girls Varsity Assistant Coach

Frisco Bay Volleyball Club
-Former Coach
15-1 Assistant Coach
17-1 Clinic Coach

Mizuno Long Beach
-Former Assistant Coach (15-Runbird)

Prime Athletes/Surfside Volleyball
-Former Clinic Coach

Colgate University
-Former Clinic Coach

 

 

Teddy Niemera

Playing Experience:

AVP 2017- Current
UCSB

Coaching Experience:
St Ignatiius College Prepatory High School, 2018-Current
  • Assistant Coach, Womens Varsity
  • Head Coach, Womens Freshman
Pierce College


 

Benny Nguyen

Tony Nguyen

Coach Tony begins his second year coaching with SF Elite. He graduated with a B.S. Kinesiology from SF State where he also played on the Mens Club Team, and his coaching emphasis is on defense and passing.


Coaching Experience:
SF Elite 2017-Current
  • 14-SagaAssistant Coach
    • 2018 JNC Detroit USA Division
    • 2018 SCVA Qualifier, Las Vegas, 3rd Place
  • 15-SagaAssistant Coach
    • 2018 JNC Detroit National Division
    • 2018 NCVA Power League 2nd Place

Rete Palega

Nino Rebancos

 

Eric Salazar 

SF Elite Volleyball Club

- 17-Eric, Head Coach

Frisco Bay Volleyball Club, 2009 - 2018 (Qualified for JNC for 7 out of 9 times)
-16 Power 2018, Head Coach - JNC Detroit
-15 Power 2017, Head Coach - JNC Minnesota
-14 Power 2016, Head Coach - JNC Indianapolis
-13 Power 2015, Head Coach - Top 12 in 13s Power League
-12 Power 2014, Head Coach - Top 8 in 12s Power League
-15 Power 2013, Head Coach - JNC Dallas
-14 Power 2011, Head Coach - JNC Atlanta
-14 Power 2010, Co-Head Coach - JNC Reno
-13 Power 2009, Co-Head Coach - JNC Miami

South San Francisco High School, 2011 2014
-Head Coach - Girls Varsity Volleyball
2014 - Varsity - Peninsula Athletic League, Bay Division. CCS Playoffs
2013 - Varsity - 2nd Place Peninsula Athletic League, Ocean Division
-Head Coach - Girls JV Volleyball
2012 JV - 2nd Place Peninsula Athletic League, Ocean Division
2011 JV - Undefeated Champs Peninsula Athletic League, Ocean Division

 

Kelly Sung

Tony Nguyen

Saga Vae

Stephanie Wong 

  • SF Elite Volleyball Club 2017 present
    • 12-Christina Assistant Coach
      • 2018 JNC Detroit, American Division
      • SCVA Red Rock Rave, 2nd Place
  • St. Cecilia School 2016 - 2018
    • 2016 7th Grade CYO Division 1 Runner Up, Assistant Coach
    • 2017 8th Grade CYO Division 1, Head Coach
  • St. Gabriel School 2012 - 2014
    • 2014 8th Grade CYO Division 1 Winner, Head Coach
    • 2013 7th Grade CYO Division 1 Winner, Head Coach
    • 2013 8th Grade CYO Division 2, Assistant Coach
    • 2012 7th Grade CYO Division 2, Assistant Coach.
  • SF Tremors Volleyball Club 2006 -2017
    • 12-2 Assistant Coach, 2015-2016 - Far Western Gold Division American, 2nd Place
    • 14-1 Assistant Coach, 2013-2014 - Pacific Northwest Qualifier American Champions (qualified JNC) - Far Western Silver Division Champion
    • 12-3 Head Coach, 2012-2013 - NCVA Area League Runner Up
  • South San Francisco High School 2008 - 2009
    • Varsity Volunteer Asst. Coach

Samantha Woo

SF Elite Volleyball Club
- 13-Samantha, Head Coach

Lowell High School
- Current Girls' JV Head Coach
- Former Girls' JV Assistant Coach
- Boys Varsity Head Coach

Frisco Bay Volleyball Club
- Former Coach
- 13s Head Coach
- 17s Head Coach

Karen Yip

SF Elite Volleyball Club
- 12-Karen, Head Coach

SF Tremors Volleyball Club
- 13-2 Mustangs, Head Coach
      - Gold Division, 5th Place, JNC Indianapolis
- 12-2 Mustangs, Assistant Coach
      - Gold Division, 4th Place, JNC New Orleans
- 14-2 Cobras, Assistant Coach
      - Silver Division
- 12-2 Mustangs, Assistant coach

Slainte Volleyball Club
Former Coach
- Boys 18-2, Assistant Coach
      - 3rd in Bronze

International High School
Girls' Junior Varsity, Assistant Coach
     - League Champions