Congratulations to all of the athletes and their families who have become members of Revolution Volleyball Club! #REV2021

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Dana Roberts

Dana enters her second season coaching at Revolution. As a R-Sophmore at Shippensburg University, she has played in 10 matches. In 2019, Dana recorded three kills vs. Lock Haven University and a season high five digs vs. West Virginia Wesleyan. Dana earned four varsity letters at Allentown Central Catholic High School. As a key starter, in 2016, the Vikings captured the PIAA 3A State Championship. Dana reordered over 700 kills in her career, and was named PVCA 3A All-State Honor as both a junior and senior. She was also named Morning Call First Team All-Area as a junior and senior. Dana was earned four varsity letters in basketball. She played club volleyball for Club Integrity. Dan is currently a R-Junior/Senior at Shippensburg University majoring in marketing.

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Ellie Burns

Ellie Burns is entering her 6th year of club volleyball coaching. As a prep athlete, Ellie was a 4-year member of Clarion Area High School’s volleyball team from 2009-2012. During that time, she led her team to four KSAC titles, four District IX titles, two State Runner-Up titles, and one State Championship in 2012. Ellie was named captain during her junior and senior year and earned the honors of two-time KSAC 1st team (2011 and 2012), KSAC MVP (2012), two time District IX 1st team (2011 and 2012), District IX MVP (2012), and two-time 1st team All-State (2011 and 2012). She played club volleyball for 9 years at various clubs (Bandits, Clovers, TVC, P3R); however, the last three years were with Pittsburgh Elite VBC. Ellie completed collegiately for the University of Pittsburgh Women’s team. She then used her fifth year at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she led the team to one of the most successful seasons since 2002 with a Southwest section title and a top 32 finish in the NCAA Division 2 Tournament. She received her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology and is currently working for North Allegheny School district as a speech-language pathologist and coach. Prior to coaching at NA, Ellie was the varsity assistant/JV head at Moon Area School District during the 2019 season. Ellie currently coaches at North Allegheny with the middle school girls’ volleyball team, and assists with NA high school varsity and JV teams as well. Ellie currently resides in Mt. Washington with her fiancé Evan.

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Evan Proksell

Evan Proksell is entering his 6th year of coaching. As a prep athlete, Evan was a 4-year starter at Shaler Area’s men’s volleyball team, leading his team to the WPIAL playoffs in 2010. He played for Pittsburgh Elite VBC for 3 years. Evan competed collegiately for the Thiel College Men’s team from 2010-2014. He led his team to two NCAA Division 3 Tournaments, graduating as a four time Scholar Athlete. Following graduation, Evan was an assistant coach for Shaler Area’s men’s volleyball team.  He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business and Communications. Evan currently works for UPMC in Supply Chain for the past six years. Evan currently resides with his fiance, Ellie, in Mt. Washington.

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Dave Schmidt

Dave enters his 4th season with Revolution. He is a Health & Physical Education Teacher at North Allegheny School District for 28 years and a past Pennsylvania HPE Teacher of the Year in 2005. Over the majority of that time Dave has coached middle school volleyball, basketball, and football.  He is the current NA middle school girls volleyball team coach. Dave also officiates high school volleyball and basketball.  Dave and his wife, Laura, have two children, Kyra who is in her 4th season with Revolution and their son, AJ who is a sophomore setter at St. Francis University.

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Courtney Frost

Courtney Frost is entering her 10th year of club coaching. As a prep athlete, Courtney was a 4-year member of Baldwin High School’s volleyball team from 2001 – 2004. During that time, the team captured a Section Title and WPIAL Title in 2003.  She played club volleyball for 7 years at Pitt Elite VBC.  Courtney competed collegiately for the Slippery Rock University Women’s team from 2005-2008. She helped lead the team to four NCAA Division 2 Tournaments. Courtney graduated as a 4 time Scholar Athlete and member of the National Scholars Honor Society. She received her Masters of Science in Occupational Safety and Health and currently works for the U.S. Department of Labor for the past 9 years as a Compliance Officer. Courtney resides in Jefferson Hills with her husband Drew and children, Annabelle and Aria.

 

 

 

 

 

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Brian Miller

As a high school student-athlete, Dr. Brian Miller had the opportunity to compete on WPIAL and PIAA Championship teams at the North Allegheny School District. He was recognized as a two-time WPIAL Co-MVP and two-time first team All PIAA selection. Brian was a national “Fab 50” player and became a four-year letter-winner at Penn State University. At PSU, he was elected co-captain in his junior and senior years. He participated in four NCAA Final Four Championship tournaments including the 1994 NCAA Men’s Volleyball National Championship team and 1995 NCAA National Runner-up.

With a bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science, Dr. Brian Miller taught Health and Physical Education for five years at North Allegheny School District. He also coached boys volleyball, girls volleyball, and boys basketball. Brian earned two master’s degrees in educational leadership and business administration. He earned a doctor of education degree from Duquesne University. For the past nineteen years, he has served in a variety of administrative positions at North Allegheny School District and Pine-Richland School District. He is primarily responsible for practice design and facilitation at Revolution. On a limited basis, he has continued to provide individual and small group lessons.

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Courtney Malott

Courtney enters her 7th season with Revolution, coaching our 18’s, 17’s and 14’s. She is an alumni of Platform Volleyball club where she played for 2 seasons under Fran DuVall. Courtney was a three-year letter winner at Williamsport High School in MD. A captain her senior year, Malott received first-team honors her Junior and Senior year and named the Washington Co Player of the Year her senior year. She also competed in basketball and track & field. Courtney’s over-all understanding of volleyball, both individually and as a team, is invaluable for our Revolution players. Courtney graduated from Shippensburg University in 2018 with a degree in Geo-Enviromental Studies. In her last two seasons on the Women’s Volleyball Team, Courtney served as captain.  Over the course of her career, she amassed 469 kills, 246 assists and 1,294 digs. SU’s graduating class complied a 102-37 record, making the most successful 4 year run in SU history. Courtney is employed as a LiDAR Analyst in Frederick, MD.

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