Quicksilver Boys Volleyball: Coaches

Gary Ostkar - Club Director
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Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School Mens Volleyball Team, Class of 1999


Cleveland State University  (Graduation: 2006)      

Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance

Bachelor of Science in Education:  Allied Sports Professions Sport Manager   


JV Boys Volleyball Coach, Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School (2000 – 2005)

NCAA, USAV, OHSAA, OHSBVA Volleyball Official  (2004 – Present)   

Ohio High School Boys Volleyball Association North Region Officials Coordinator 

Ohio High School Athletic Association Certified Volleyball Referee Instructor and Assignor

Rush For a Cause Family Sports Blitz Volleyball Chair  (www.rushforacause.org)

Brunswick Boys Volleyball Head Coach (2013)

USAV Level  "BB" Player

Glenn Somodi - Assistant Club Director
Lives in Brunswick, Ohio and now has three children involved in volleyball. He graduated from Olmsted Falls and went on to earn a degree in Advertising Management from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University.
* Increased Mastery and Professional Application of Coaching Theory (IMPACT)
* 2 years Assistant Coach - Spirit Volleyball Club - Girls 15 & 16 Regional teams, with a trip to Nationals in 2012
* 3 years coaching Travel Soccer - Brunswick, Ohio
* 2 years coaching Recreational Soccer - Brunswick, Ohio
* Avid indoor and sand volleyball player, started playing at age 18
* Also active in soccer and racquetball

Jeff Schaef - 18's Coach



-  Increased Mastery and Professional Application of Coaching Theory (IMPACT) 

-  Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certified 

-  OSHA Certified first aid 

Coaching experience 

- North Royalton boys travel soccer Assistant coach various ages (1989-1992) 

-       North Royalton boys travel soccer Head coach various ages (1993-1996) 

- Strongsville recreation center youth volleyball league head coach various ages (2006-2008) 

- Great Lakes volleyball club, Head coach 14’s Regional (2009-2010) 

- Quicksilver volleyball club, Head coach 15’s American (2010-Present) 

- Garfield Middle School (Lakewood) 8th Grade Head coach (2010) 

- Lakewood High School Freshmen Head coach (2011-present) 

  • 2011 NOC  (River Division) Conference Champions
  • 2011 NOC (River Division) Coaching staff of the year 

-  Lakewood High School Varsity Assistant Coach (2011-2012) 

  • 2011 NOC (River Division) Conference Champions
  • 2011 NOC (River Division) Coaching Staff of the year 

- Lakewood High School Varsity Assistant Coach (2013 - Present) 

Playing Experience 

-  USAV (1993-Present) Various levels BB-AA/Open 

-  Men’s Beach doubles (1993- Present) AA/Open 

-  Various local Leagues, Men’s and Co-ed (1988-Present) BB-AA/Open 


-       Strongsville High School (1986) 

-       Baldwin Wallace College (1992) 

-       JATC IBEW Local #38 (1993) 


 Journeymen commercial electrician, lives in North Olmsted. Has 3 children Nikki, Eric, and Kevin  


Kris Pesorda 18's coach

Dan Smith

Dan has over 10 years experience as assistant varsity coach and as head coach of junior olympic teams.

He has been trained in IMPACT-Indoor, IMPACT-Outdoor, CAP1 and CAP2 from USAV at the USA’s national volleyball headquarters in Colorado springs.

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Coaching/Playing Experience:

Twinsburg, Kirtland, & VASJ High School Coach

Former Lakeland Community College Youth Volleyball Camp Director

USAV Junior Olympic Volleyball Club Coach since 2007

USAV Adult player (setter/captain)

League Director Mayfield & Lakeland Adult Volleyball leagues


Slippery Rock University (Graduation: 1990) BS Recreational Therapy

Phillip Molnar--
Phil Molnar

Brunswick High School Mens Volleyball Team, Class of 1998

Mercyhurst Club 1999, (Setter)

Colorado State University Club Team 2000-2003 (Libero)

JV Coach Brunswick High School 1999


Colorado State University (Graduation: 2002) Natural Resource Recreation & Tourism  

Slippery Rock University  (Graduation: 2009) MS Environmental ED

Slippery Rock University (Graduation: 2010) MS Park & Resource Management