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2017-2018 Coaches

EVBA is excited to announce the coaching staff for the 2017-2018 season! We have several returning coaches from the previous EVBA seasons, along with several new coaches. We are committed to providing dedicated, knowledgeable coaches for all our EVBA teams. Final coach assignments will be made after tryouts. 

Steph Chapek 

Starting her 6th season as EVBA Co-Director. Steph coached EVBA for 6 seasons and has worked with the 13s and 10s age group. She has coached numerous EVBA summer camps and fall clinics and was the Edina Varsity Head Coach for 4 years. She played volleyball in college at the University of Minnesota. 

McKenna Eaton 

Played HS volleyball for Edina. Coached 2004/2005 for Premier Volleyball Club (Ft. Collins, CO). Coached for EVBA 2005-2010 and again starting this season with the 10U team! Assisted at various summer and fall clinics the last few years. Co-Director for EVBA 2010-present.

Maggie Cochrane

Maggie is a former Edina High School player and team captain. She has coached summer camp with EVBA and will be a assisting a team this club season. She played college volleyball and recent graduate from DePauw in Indiana. 

Mollie Hamrick 

Mollie has coached with EVBA for 6 years and has worked with Edina volleyball players for 8 seven years. Mollie was the B-Squad Edina High School coach for 5 years and an EVBA Head Coach for 6 years. Mollie has worked with 13s, 12s and 10s.  

Amy Dreher 

 I work at a law firm downtown. Have lived in MPLS for 2 years now. I played volleyball in HS and in leagues ever since. I coached the 14-1's at EVBA 2 years ago.

Reanna Wigen 

This will be my 2nd year coaching this age group with Edina Volleyball Assoc. In the past, I have coached various sports (soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball) for the 3rd – 6th grade age group. I currently play on various community rec leagues throughout the year, both sand and indoor volleyball, a few times a week.

Sam Zolnosky

Hi my name is Samantha and I have been playing volleyball for about 15 years. I absolutely love this game and the team bonding it brings over a course of a season! I started coaching 2 years ago. I started my coaching career at Jackson Middle School as their 7th grade coach and then joined EVBA that fall for club season. I am excited to start my second year with EVBA and can't wait to see what the season will bring!