2020 Session

Atomic Development Coach


Brenda Heisz

Brenda has 2 diploma's from Mount Royal College in Aquatic Administration and Recreation Therapy adding a third as an EMT-A in 1997.  She managed seasonal swimming pools and worked as an EMR/EMT-A in Forestburg and Fairveiw.  Brenda started her coaching career at the age of 16. Coaching and teaching swimming, spring board diving and baseball with a Fully Certificated Level 1 Coach, for 16 plus years.  Adding the NCCP Advanced Development Certificate in volleyball in 2015. She enjoys developing and mentoring new coaches. She is excellent at teaching basic skills and technique.  She will give young athletes' a great start to enjoying and playing well in the sport of volleyball. 


Recreation League Coordinator and Head Coach

Peter David

Peter grew up in foster homes and went through some rough teen rebellion but thanks to some great role models on the way he made his life a success as he graduated from high school at 16 years of age and Nanaimo College at 19 with a Degree in Aboriginal Youth Support Services.  He opened a dance club in B.C. which still runs today.  Peter played many sports in junior and senior high and continued through college.  He has coached football and soccer for 10 plus years and was a trainer with the Edmonton Drillers Soccer League. Peter believes that all youth should be encouraged to play a sport as this motivates kids to keep safe, be positive and stay active.  We are thrilled to have Peter help us grow our Recreation League through its infancy.  Welcome to our team Peter!



Competitive League Program Coordinator 

Dia Syed

Dia Syed - Program Coordinator

Dia joined our team in 2013 as our U15 Girls Coach. She has lead her teams to 2 medals including a gold at the 2016 VA #2 Premier Tournament. Dia began her Volleyball career in 2006 playing on Junior and Senior High School teams. Even after moving to Windsor, Ontario in 2010 volleyball continued to be an important part of her recreational life. Launching herself into a coaching status her goals with the sport evolved. She completed her Advance Developmental Coach last year but took her coaching career to a whole new level after being awarded the "Take the Lead Grant" sponsored by InMotion Network (funding provided by the Alberta Sport Connection). She is currently working towards her Advanced Coaching Diploma which is the pinnacle of a coaches’ NCCP education and is recognized as being among the most qualified coaches and leaders of athletes and sport programs provincially, nationally and internationally.  We are privileged to have Dia's drive, heart, commitment and determination as she strives towards her future goal as a certified Performance Coach. 

Tri Area Teams

Competitive U13/14 Tri Area Men's Head Coach

Greg Voigt

Greg Voigt

While attaining his Bachelor’s degree in Science (Ecology, Environmental Biology and Physical sciences) Greg started coaching volleyball. During his school and university years he enjoyed drama, playing music, and many sports including rugby, soccer, hockey, bball, badminton, and of course volleyball. Since becoming a high school science and technology teacher in 1996 he has assisted and head coached extensively in many sports including volleyball, bball, track & field, cross country, curling, soccer and ringette.  Greg loves his wife and being a father of three so when not playing or coaching he enjoys camping and spending time with them. Greg joined our team last season as an assistant coach and we are very excited to have him step into the head coach position this session.  We look forward to seeing his team become all they can be under his very capable leadership!


Competitive U13/14 Tri Area Women's Coach

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Competitive U15 Tri Area Women's Coach 

Ken Wournell

Ken began coaching with us in 2014.  He retired from teaching 2017 to pursue other ventures and is currently in business with his son. As a teacher Ken accumulated an extensive coaching background and experience with many school athletic teams in various sports.  He passes on his passion in his coaching by enriching and developing athletes' in all areas of the game including technical skill, game strategy (IQ), behavior and knowledge. Under his leadership teams have achieved many medals including 2 in 2015 and a gold medal in the 2016 VA Premier 2 tournament. He is a definite asset to our coaching team and we are thrilled to welcome him back! 


Competitive U16 Tri Area Women's Coach

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Competitive U17 Tri Area Women's Coach   

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Competitive U18 Tri Area Women's Head Coach 


Gregg Wilson

Gregg grew up in Edmonton and moved to this area 14 years ago to serve Parkland and Lac Ste Anne areas as a business owner.  With a sovereign heart he donates to the children Stollery on a continuous basis.  After playing sports right from the beginning, with 22 years in football and hockey, Greg turned his efforts to coaching.  He comes to us with 15 years of coaching experience in various sports including; junior AAA level hockey, football, baseball, soccer and volleyball.  He and his 2 daughters enjoy their annual trips to Mexico or Hawaii with lots of camping in between.  We welcome Gregg to our club as Co-coach and are excited for the future.


Edmonton Teams

Competitive U13/14 Edmonton Women's Coach 

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Competitive U15 Edmonton Women's Coach  









 Trevor Russell

Trevor played volleyball and hockey during his junior and senior high school years and as a young adult.  Trevor is a journeymen welder and holds a Standard First Aid and C.P.R. certificate.  While he continued to play recreation sports, he worked hard to earn himself a career as a shop foreman.  He assisted as a coach in many sport disciplines. He coached his own adult slo-pitch team for several years and organized, managed and played on a recreation adult volleyball team. When his 2 daughters showed they enjoyed the same sport, Trevor took this as a way to spend quality time with them and got trained as a Certificated Developmental NCCP Volleyball Coach and has started training for the Advance course.  He is very motivated to show how he will coach a competitive team to success.  We are very excited to see Trevor in action and look forward to a bright future with him on our team of coaches! 


Competitive U17/18 Tri Area Men's Coach   

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