DALLAS STARLINGS VOLLEYBALL: Coaches Corner

DALLAS STARLINGS VOLLEYBALL CLUB

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*All Coaches are available for private lessons.

 COACHING STAFF 

Laurie Bruscato, Director
*27 years of coaching volleyball experience
*Founder and Director & Coach of Dallas Starlings VBC since 1998
*Founder and Director of Park Cities VBC, TX Juniors VBA and Dallas Diggers VBC
*5 years Middle School Volleyball Coach – Seagoville MS
*17 years Head Volleyball Coach - Bryan Adams High School, Lakeview Centennial High
  School and Skyline High School
*8 time Coach of the Year District 11 - 5A
*11- 5A District Champions 1994; 1996; 1999; 2000; 2001; 2002; 2003; 2005; 2006; 2007.     
 *Runner - Up 1993, 1995; 1997; 1998; 2004
*20 State high school playoff appearances
*Director and Coach Junior High and High School volleyball camps
*Director and Coach the Nike Volleyball Camps
*15+ years coaching at the Juniors level - Dallas Diggers VBC
*Assisted 60+ athletes to play collegiate level volleyball
*Member of the United States Volleyball Association
*B.S. Degree in Health and Physical Education, Northeast LA University
*Impact Certified – USAV
 
Bri Mason, Coach
*Played under coach Laurie Bruscato-Skyline HS (2004-2007)
*High School District 5A MVP 2007
*Played for Dallas Starlings VBC throughout HS
*Silver medalist in National Starlings Tournament, 2006
*Full Division 1 Volleyball scholarship to the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)
*National recognition in Cobra Volleyball Magazine
*#7 on all time career list at UTSA for solo blocks
*Graduated with B.A.- Community Health
*Dallas Starlings Volleyball Coach 2013-2014 
*Impact Ceritfied-USAV 
  
Tamara Logan, Coach
*Played under the direction of Laurie Bruscato, Skyline High School
*Played the libero postion in high school, the first libero at Skyline High School
*Played Dallas Starlings VBC freshman-senior year
*Played at Cedar Valley College in Lancaster, Texas, libero
*Played at Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins, Texas, libero
*Collegiate Track runner at Texas College in Tyler, Texas
*B.S. – Social Work, Texas College, Tyler, Texas
*Graduate Student, School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington
*MHMR Career field
*Dallas Starlings Volleyball Coach 2012-2014
*Impact Certified - USAV

Tia Jordan, Coach
*Collegiate assistant volleyball coach Jarvis Christian College, 2005
*Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach Big Sandy High School, 2005-2007
*Head Volleyball coach Lang MS, 2007-2011
*Varsity Volleyball Coach Conrad HS, 2012-2013
*All-time leading defender record holder Denver City High School
*Played at Jarvis Christian College 2000-2004
*MVP 2004                                                                                           
*Scholar athlete
*2nd in conference in digs 2003 red river conference NAIA
*top 20 hitting percentage red river conference NAIA
*BS in human performance, Jarvis Christian College
*Dallas Starlings Volleyball Coach 2010-2014 
*Impact Certified- USAV
  
Abbey Norman, Coach
*4 year All American/All Conference High School
*Played at Illinois State University in Bloomington, Illinois
*National Champions 2008
*Illini Elite VBC 14s-16s coach 2008-2010
*Kane County Jrs VBC 14s-15s coach 2010-2012
*Boys JV and Varsity at Geneva HS 2010-2012
*BA-Middle Level Education (ISU)
*Dallas Starlings Volleyball Coach 2012-2014
*Impact Certified-USAV
 
Andrea (Andy) Miles, Coach
*Played under direction of Laurie Bruscato, Skyline High School
*2006 All District
*Full Volleyball Scholarship Alabama State University
*2006 Rogers State University Basketball Scholarship 2007
*2008 Defensive Player of the Year
*2008 RSU 2011 Career Achievement Award Recipient
*RSU BS Justice Administration; Minor Psychology
*Texas A&M Law School
*Dallas Starlings Volleyball Coach 2012-2014
*Certified - USAV

Shricka Fairfax, Coach
*High School 3A middle blocker
*3A UIL All-District - Denver City, TX 1997
*Played at Jarvis Christian College - Hawkins, TX
*BS - Interdisciplinary Studies/Allied Health Sciences
*Head volleyball coach @ Seagoville MS - Seagoville, TX 2007-2011
*Current head volleyball coach @ W.W. Samuell HS - Dallas, TX
*12-4A playoff appearance 2012
*6 yrs volleyball coaching experience
*Dallas Starlings Volleyball Coach 2012-2014
*Impact Certified-USAV 
 
 Tiffany Minaya, Coach
* Played under the direction of Laurie Bruscato at Skyline High School, 2006
* Played for Dallas Starlings VBC, 2005-2006
* Played for Long Beach Polytechnic High School Varsity, 2007-2010
* 10 year volleyball experience * Played for Long Beach Mizuno VBC, 2007-2010
* Most Valuable Player for Long Beach Mizuno VBC, 2007-2008
* Coach's Award at Long Beach Polytechnic High School, 2007
* Most Improved Player at Long Beach Polytechnic High School, 2008
* Most Valuable Player at Long Beach Polytechnic High School, 2010
* Volleyball scholarship to Virginia State University, 2010
* Coached Chi Omega Sorority at Texas A&M University-Commerce for volleyball intramurals, 2011-2013 
 
Faron Bradley, Coach
*Played under the direction of Laurie Bruscato
*2013 Outlaw Volleyball Club 12/13's Co-Coach, Austin, TX
*2010-2013 Huston-Tillotson University Volleyball Team Opp/Middle Blocker
*2013 Team Captain HTUV 2011-2013
*2009 Dillard University Opposite/Middle Blocker
*2009- 2010 Dean’s List at Dillard University
*2010-2013 Dean’s List at Huston-Tillotson University
*2010-2013 NAIA All-Academic
*2010;2012 NAIA Volleyball Honorable Mention
*2010-2012 Most Valuable Player for the Lady Rams Volleyball Team *2011NAIA Volleyball Second- Team All-Conference
*2011 Inducted into Beta Kappa Chi Science Honor Society
*2011 NAIA Champions of Character Nominee/ Team
*2012 Daktronics NAIA Scholar Athl ete
*2013 Graduated Summa cum Laude
*2014 AIST Volleyball Tour, Prague
*2013 BA in Kinesiology- Human Performance Huston-Tillotson University, Austin, TX GPA: 3.78
 
Shay McNuckles, Coach
*Played under the direction of Laurie Bruscato, Skyline High School (1999-2002)
*11- 5A District Champions 2000; 2001; 2002
*3 State Playoff appearances
*Middle Blocker of the year, Skyline High School 2001, 2002
*Played Dallas for Starlings VBC 1999-2002
*Full Division 1 Basketball Scholarship, University of Houston
*B.S. Degree Consumer Science, University of Houston
*M.B.A with concentration in Human Resources
*Chaotic Volleyball Assistant Coach 2014-present
*2 undefeated volleyball seasons as Assistant Coach
 
Erin Stinette, Coach
Kristal Morrow, Coach 

 



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