Coaches

Al Ceisel

Years Coaching: 21 Years
Current Team(s):
Head Coach – Boys 16 Purple
Certification(s):
– CAP I, II
– IMPACT
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
“Watching my son take 2nd in State.”

Ben Formica

Years Coaching: 7 Years
Current Team(s):
Head Coach – Girls 18 Purple
Assistant Coach – Boys 18 Purple
Certification(s):
– CAP I, II, III
– Beach Impact
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
“Winning a gold medal at BJNC 2017 with Boy’s 16 Purple.”

Bill Moser

Years Coaching: 14 Years
Current Team(s):
Head Coach – Boys 17 Purple
Certification(s):
– CAP I
– IMPACT
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
“Winning 2017 club nationals with 16 Purple.”

Bryan Paliza

Years Coaching: 17 Years

Current Team(s):
Head Coach – Girls 18 Black
Head Coach – Boys 18 Black

Certification(s):
– CAP I, II
– IMPACT (indoor/beach)

Favorite Volleyball Memory:
“Working for USA Volleyball’s High-Performance tryouts & camps.”

Contact: Paliza15@hotmail.com

Drew Crawford

Years Coaching: 4 Years

Current Team(s)
:
Head Coach – 16 Black
 
Certification(s):
– CAP I
– IMPACT
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
“In high school, we were playing New Trier and were down in the first set 16-24. We ended up rallying back and winning 32-30.”

Eric Decker

Years Coaching: 3 Years

Current Team(s)
:
Head Coach – Boys 16 White
 
Certification(s):
– CAP I
– IMPACT
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
“Placing T-13 while playing for Adversity 16 Elite in the 2009 USAV Boy’s Junior Nationals Open Division after only receiving an at-large bid and being seeded 34th out of 36 teams.”

Ian Hutchison

Years Coaching: 4 Years

Current Team(s)
:
Assistant – Boys 17 Black
 
Certification(s):
– CAP I, II
– IMPACT
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
“Playing 2’s in the SoCal beaches with my wife, daughter, and son.”

Ian Peckler

Years Coaching: 5 Years

Current Team(s)
:
Head Coach – 16 Black
 
Certification(s):
– CAP I
– IMPACT
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
“Being named All-American in 2007 at Ball State University.”

José Orozco

Years Coaching: 4 Years

Current Team(s)
:
Head Coach – Girls 14 Purple
Head Coach – Boys 14 Purple
 
Certification(s):
– CAP I
– IMPACT
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
“Winning our second tournament of the year with Boys 14 Purple.”

Katie Bates

Years Coaching: 2 Years

Current Team(s)
:
Head Coach – Girls 14 Black
 
Certification(s):
– CAP I
– IMPACT
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
” Watching my 15s win an official protest at Windy City Qualifier. It pays to know the rules!”

Matt Anderson

Years Coaching: 7 Years

Current Team(s)
:
Assistant – Boys 18 Black
 
Certification(s):
– CAP I

– IMPACT

Favorite Volleyball Memory:
“Hitting someone in the face inside the 10ft line in ’09. The highlight of my career.”

Mike Walsh

Years Coaching: 7 Years

Current Team(s)
:
Head Coach – Boys 17 Purple
 
Certification(s):
– IMPACT
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
“Winning the 2011 BIG 10 Championship at the University of Illinois.”

Nick Formica

Years Coaching: 8 Years

Current Team(s)
:
Assistant – Girls 18 Black
 
Certification(s):
– CAP I
– IMPACT
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
“Beating my brother, Ben Formica, in 14s Power League; Ben had to shave his head because of it.”

Contact: Formica.Nick@yahoo.com

Randy Tiller

Years Coaching: 20 Years

Current Team(s)
:
Head Coach – Girls 16 Purple
Head Coach – Boys 17 Black
 
Certification(s):
– CAP I, II, III
– IMPACT
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
“Coaching with Steve Wolf and spending a week in the gym with the USAV’s Women’s National Team.”

Steve Hammond

Years Coaching: 16 Years

Current Team(s)
:
Head Coach – Girls 15 Black
 
Certification(s):
– CAP I, II, III
– IMPACT
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
“When my best setter came to me and asked to play libero because  ‘we aren’t getting the ball to the setter and I think I can do that’. Great illustration of being a teammate.”

Steve Wolf

Years Coaching: 32.5 Years
Current Team(s):
Head Coach – Girls 16 Purple
Head Coach – Boys 18 Purple
Certification(s):
– CAP I, II, III
– IMPACT

Favorite Volleyball Memory
:

“Working with Randy Tiller or coaching my daughter.”

Contact: SWolf@nssd112.org