GWVBC Coaches

Club Director/Head Coach 18 Asics - Jason Dillard
This is Jason’s 13th season as the Club Director of Golden West Volleyball Club and 14th year as a coach at the club. In a 18-year career Jason has coached at the College, High School and Club volleyball levels. He is currently in his 11th season as a coach for the Women’s Volleyball Team at Fullerton College and 4th year as the Head Coach. Prior to Fullerton, Jason spent a year and a half as an Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach at the University of California Riverside. The rest of his coaching experience came from both High Schools and various clubs. Most notably would be 6 years at Esperanza (his alma mater) and 1 at Mater Dei (won CIF and 2nd in State) as well as clubs like Santa Monica Beach, The LBC, and Golden West Volleyball Clubs. Jason has been a part of teams that have won 3 CIF Championships, 4 State Finals teams as well as working camps at the University of Rhode Island, UC Riverside and Stanford University.
Head Coach 18 Black - Daniel Hart
Daniel brings 12 years of coaching experience and has been involved in the sport for the past 15 years. This will be his 9th season at Goldenwest VBC, and his second as our 18 Black Coach. Outside of coaching at GW Daniel began his coaching career at Villa Park High School, Ripcurls / Riptides VBC, Cal State Fullerton Men’s and Women’s Club teams, and youth clinics. Daniel just finished his 6th season as Head Varsity Coach for the Yorba Linda HS Boy’s Volleyball Team, as well as directing his new Boys Club Pulse Athletics! Daniel has won 7 league titles at Yorba Linda High School between the boys and girls. He was also nominated as assistant coach of the year for Vanguard University in 2014. He is certainly one of the hardest working and passionate coaches in the sport today!
Head Coach 17 Asics - Isaac Owens
This will be Isaac’s 23rd year coaching the top-level club teams, now returning to 17 Asics after 3 seasons heading up our 16 Asics Team. Isaac has coached at Esperanza High School for the last 18 years. In 2014, he finished his 14th (and final year) leading the Esperanza boys to their fourth C.I.F Championship. He has coached the girls team at Esperanza for the past 11 seasons. The teams have won a total of 6 CIF Championships at EHS two with the girls 2004 and 2006. His boys’ team two seasons ago won the first Sate Volleyball Championship in School History. Isaac is one of the original coaches and club directors at Goldenwest VBC. He has been CIF & OC Register Coach of the Year 2002, 2007, 2013, and 2014. OC Register Coach of the Year, while coaching OC All Star Game Coach in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Isaac has coached over 142 club girls who have gone on to play college volleyball. Two of his former club players have become college coaches.
Head Coach 17 Black - Jaclyn Chavez
Jaclyn is in her 9th season as the Head of the Girls Volleyball Program at Yorba Linda High School, after serving as Esperanza's girl's JV coach and Varsity Assistant since she graduated from EHS in 2002. She has had 3 league champions and in those seasons her teams have made a great runs deep into the playoffs of CIF! In 2014 YLHS was ranked as a top team in OC and are currently looking to make another CIF run this season. This will be her 12th season coaching at Golden West Volleyball Club where she has coached everything from the 15’s - 18’s age divisions. Jaclyn graduated from Long Beach State with a degree in math as well as her single subject teaching credential and recently graduated from Concordia University in Irvine with a Masters in Coaching and Athletic Administration. In addition to coaching she is also a Match teacher at Yorba Linda High School.
Head Coach 16 Asics - Dave Huber
Dave is in his 12th season coaching at Golden West Volleyball Club. He will be coaching our 16 Asics team after 8 season coaching our 15 Asics. He is in his 11th season as the Head Coach of the Girls Volleyball Program at Los Alamitos High School where his teams have been in 3 CIF finals, winning the 1AA championship in 2011 and 2013. Dave also works as a teacher at the school. Dave has led our 15 Asics teams to bids to Junior Nationals in 7 out of the last 8 seasons! Dave is a former Div. 1 college player at Long Beach State University where he was an outside hitter and we are pleased to have his experience back on staff.
Head Coach 16 Black / Assistant Coach 14 Asics - Elizabeth Younglove
This will be Liz's 8th year coaching at Goldenwest and 4th year as a head coach. Liz has coach the past two seasons as the Beach Volleyball assistant coach at Riverside Community College and is now entering her second season as an indoor assistant as well. She played at GW for 4 years before playing college volleyball at Concordia University Irvine. While there she was a part of the 2009 3rd place team, 2011 runner up, 2012 national champion, and 2013 3rd place team in the NAIA. Liz also has her AA rating on the beach and continues to compete every summer.
Head Coach 16 Brooke - Brooke Raynor

Brooke Raynor has been in the world of volleyball for over ten years. She won a gold medal at the Junior Olympic Invitational in 2005 and was the starting Libero for Jason Dillard at Fullerton College for two years. Both years the team went to State Championships. Brooke graduated with honors in 2013 from Cal State University Fullerton with a Masters in Professional Communications. She has been a Goldenwest coach for six years and has coached 12’s - 16’s in that time. Her coaching style is well rounded and energetic. She’s a coach who has a deep love of the game and focuses on teaching her girls the fundamentals as well as teamwork. We are so fortunate to have her back again this season.
Head Coach 15 Asics - Mike Wadley
Coach Wadley enters his 22nd year at Lakewood High School and 14th overall as its head coach. Also, he was recently promoted to Boys Athletic Director at Lakewood HS. This will be Mike’s 7th season as a head coach at Goldenwest Volleyball Club. Over the last 14 years he has had 21 All-CIF, 11 All-Americans and 5 Fab-Fifty players suite up in a Lancer uniform. He has sent 27 student/athletes to schools such as: UCLA, Long Beach State, Cal State Fullerton, Pepperdine, UNLV, University of Miami, University of Illinois, University of Great Falls, Wyoming, Utah, Missouri State, Coppin State and CSUDH respectively. This will be Mike’s first season coaching the 15 Asics after taking our 17 Asics to Junior Nationals the past 3 seasons. Last season his 17 Asics team won a bronze medal at the SCVA JNQ in Las Vegas.
Assistant Club Director / Head Coach 14 Asics / Head Coach 15 Black - Doug Kawa
Doug is entering his 8th year coaching at Golden West Volleyball Club. Doug has coached teams in the 13's, 14's, 16's, 17's and 18’s age divisions and has over 10 years of coaching experience at the College, High School, and Club levels. Doug is entering his second season as the Head Coach at Santiago Canyon College. He previously coached 3 seasons as a full-time Assistant Coach for Fullerton College. Prior to that he spent 4 seasons as varsity head coach at Sunny Hills High School.
Head Coach 15 Adam - Adam Wadley

This will be Adam’s 5th season in the club and second as a Head Coach. Since graduating from Lakewood High School he has played two years of College Volleyball, became the Head Coach of Lakewood Girls Volleyball JV Team and is an Assistant Coach at the State Champion Long Beach Community College Men’s Program. Adam has come a long way in a short period of time as a coach and he will do a great job in our 15’s division this season!
Assistant Coach 17 Asics / Head Coach 13 Asics - Lily Lopez
Lily has been an assistant in the club for the past 5 seasons. This will be her fourth consecutive season assisting the 17 Asics Team, and second as the Head Coach of the 13 Asics team. She has been a coach at Yorba Linda High School for the past 6 seasons for both the boys and girls programs. Lily is entering her second season as Assistant Coach for the Santiago Canyon College Women’s Volleyball Program. Lily had a standout career at UC Santa Barbara as a 4-year starter for legendary coach Kathy Gregory from 2008-2011. She was selected to the All Freshman Team in the Big West Conference in 2008. Lily is a wonderful role model and coach for the players at Goldenwest and we look for her to continue doing great things in the sport of volleyball this season and in the future!
Club Consultant - Erika Dillard
Erika spent 8 season as the 1st Assistant for the Cal State Long Beach Women’s Volleyball Program. In 2014, Erika was honored by the AVCA as a member of the best "Thirty Under 30" coaches in the county. Prior to this honor Erika helped guide the 49ers to a team victory at the 2013 Sand National Championship. As a player at CSULB Erika was selected 1st Team All Big West, three times, while completing her Degree in Sociology. After graduating from LB State she was the Graduate Assistant at Univ. of La Verne where she earned her Masters Degree in Business. Her final season at La Verne her team was the runner-up for the Division III National Championship. She has been a coach at Goldenwest for 12 seasons.