COACHing staff

KASEY ARCENIEGA

KASEY ARCENIEGA

KASEY ARCENIEGA

14 Red, Head Coach  

  • Visual Arts Teacher at Hellgate High School 
  • Head coach for Corvallis, MT (10 seasons), Sentinel Head Coach (1st year) 
  • Played VB at Western Montana College 
  • I Love spending time doing outdoor activities, especially in the summer months. I spend a lot of my extra time doing       art- mostly painting, drawing and mixed media. I can paint a mean Bob Ross. 

FAITH BAUER

KASEY ARCENIEGA

KASEY ARCENIEGA

14 Elite, Asst. Coach

  • Full time student at the University of Montana studying Elementary Education 
  • 3rd season coaching with MVA
  • Played at the University of Great Falls

LIZ DROGAN

KASEY ARCENIEGA

KATE FRIEND

16 Red, Head Coach

  • Political science major at UM
  • Played Volleyball at Henderson State Univ. in Arkansas
  • Currently in the Army

KATE FRIEND

COLLEEN FROHLICH

KATE FRIEND

16 National, Asst. Coach

  • Sales Management and Account Support at Evolving Wisdom
  • 5th year coaching with MVA
  • Played Water Polo at Fresno Pacific University
  • In my free time I play hockey, trail run, paint, volunteer at Rocky Mountain Great Dane Rescue, and spend time with my dogs

COLLEEN FROHLICH

COLLEEN FROHLICH

COLLEEN FROHLICH

16 National, Co-Head Coach


DANA HALLISEY

COLLEEN FROHLICH

COLLEEN FROHLICH

16 Elite, Co-Head Coach

  • Associate Head Coach at the University of Montana
  • Played at Colorado State University 
  • Played with the Canadian National Team
  • Played professionally in Germany and France
  • 1st year with MVA and PUMPED about it! 

ERIN KEFFELER

ALLISON LAWRENCE

ALLISON LAWRENCE

14 Elite, Head Coach 

  • Manager Bagels on Broadway 
  • 3rd season with MVA 14s
  • Setter and DS for Montana Griz 1987-1990 
  • Griz Tennis 1990-1991
  • Montana AA Coach of the Year 2016, 2017
  • 2-time State Champions at Sentinel 2016, 2017
  • Love to Country Dance

ALLISON LAWRENCE

ALLISON LAWRENCE

ALLISON LAWRENCE

12 Red, Head Coach  

  • Head Coach at the University of Montana – 3rd season
  • Coached MVA 12 National in 2012 & 2013
  • I coach 12s because it brings me joy. I aim to teach the joys of hard work and being a good teammate. Volleyball should be joyful at every age and every stage.

NATE MICHAELS

ALLISON LAWRENCE

ASHLEY VAN ALLEN

Director /18 National /16 National

  • 20 years of coaching experience
  • 10 years coaching cub volleyball with MVA 
  • Knows way more about Star Wars than you do!


ASHLEY VAN ALLEN

JANAE VANDER PLOEG

ASHLEY VAN ALLEN

14 Silver, Head Coach


JANAE VANDER PLOEG

JANAE VANDER PLOEG

JANAE VANDER PLOEG

16 Elite, Co-Head Coach  

  • Current Assistant Coach for University of Montana Volleyball
  • First year with MVA
  • Played at Northern Arizona University
  • All-American Honorable Mention 
  • Played professionally in Sweden and France
  • Hobbies include hiking, running, reading, and other typical hobby things everyone puts in their bio. 
  • Townsperson #7 in 6th grade play

SEAN WREN

JANAE VANDER PLOEG

JANAE VANDER PLOEG

18 National Asst. Coach

  • Played Volleyball at Long Beach State
  • Played Football for the Univ. of Montana
  • Won 10 consecutive Garden City League Volleyball Championships