Ryan Mullsteff | Clinic Director
In his Senior year of High School he was named to Volleyball Magazine’s Fab 50 list as a top recruit in the nation. He played for the A2 Youth National team that won Gold in 2007. Ryan later went on to play Division 1 at Loyola Chicago. Loyola Chicago is among the best men’s programs in the nation. After leaving Chicago, he pursued coaching. As the head coach at Damascus High School, Ryan led his team to two consecutive championships. Coach Mullsteff currently trains top athletes in the Metropolitan area with Grow Your Game Volleyball, LLC offering private lessons. Ryan is a Head Coach for TVP 18’s Boys team.
He currently plays for the PVL Chesepeake Rising Tide Men’s team which competes in USA Volleyball’s Professional Volleyball League. Coach Mullsteff uses a hands on technique to his coaching and brings a young, fresh and competitive nature to the gym.
Aldis Berzins | Olympic Gold Medalist and Coach
Guest coach Berzins had a long and noteworthy career with the USA Volleyball Team. He was a member of gold-medal winning teams at the 1984 Olympics and the 1985 World Cup. Aldis was inducted into the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1995, and into the Ohio State University Sports Hall of Fame in 2002. He was a coach on the USA Women’s Olympic Volleyball Team, 1996 Atlanta Olympics. More recently, he was selected as a USA All-Time Great Player in 2007 and chosen for the USA Volleyball All-Era Team, 1978-2002. Aldis received the USAV “George J. Fisher Leader in Volleyball” award in 2013.
VOLLEYBALL COACHING AND PLAYING HIGHLIGHTS
Gold Medalist 1984 Men’s Olympic Volleyball Team
Olympic Coach 1996 Women’s Olympic Volleyball team
Assistant Coach USA Women’s Olympic Volleyball Team, Atlanta
Italian Professional Volleyball League, Milan, Italy
Professional Volleyball Player and Coach
Portland State University
Assistant Coach, Women’s Volleyball Team
Maryland Boys Volleyball Program
Head Coach, Maryland Boys Volleyball Club Program
Sherwood High School Boys
Head Coach, Sherwood Boys Volleyball Program, Maryland
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
NCAA All-American – NCAA Final Four each year
Montgomery County native graduated from Col. Zadok Magruder High School in 2010.
Brad was recruited to the NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball program at Stevenson University where he helped the Mustangs appear in the NCAA tournament. After a year there he transferred to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County joining the EIVA Division II Men’s Club Volleyball team. A 3 year starter there serving as captain and president of the organization- the team respectively placed 23rd in 2013 and 5th in 2014 in the NCVF National tournament.
Beginning his coaching career Brad started out helping with Saint Paul’s School for Girl’s U15’s team. After, he coached for Boy’s Latin in Baltimore, Maryland. While attending UMBC he was the assistant coach for 3 years for the NCAA Division I America East women’s volleyball team under the head and other assistant coach Ian Blanchard and Katelyn Panzau. His senior year at UMBC along with coaching UMBC, he coached for the U18’s Girls team at Maryland Junior Volleyball Club where the team qualified for the Open national tournament in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Other Coaches TBA!