Girls Volleyball Coaching Staff

 Krystal Lee

Coaching Staff / 2019-2020

Team: Girls Volleyball

Position: Head Coach Varsity

Email: klee@piusmatthias.org

Bio: 

Coach Krystal Lee has coached volleyball for the past 17 years.  Coach Lee worked with athletes ranging from age 6 to the collegiate level.  She received her degree in Kinesiology, with an emphasis on teaching and coaching at San Diego State University.  She received her teaching credential in Physical Education at California State University of Long Beach. Currently, she is teaching and coaching at Griffith’s Middle School. 

Coach Lee started her volleyball career in Downey playing for a club called Specifit.  She played as a middle blocker throughout her high school and club career and garnered MVP, All League and All Tournament Team honors.  As a senior she led Downey High School to the third round CIF playoffs and was honored as the San Gabriel League MVP.  Coach Lee continued her volleyball career as a scholarship player at Vanguard University and was a member of the 2003 Golden West College State Championship team. 

After playing, she continued coaching volleyball.  She was the Director for Sinjin Smith’s Oceanside Beach Camps, USC Camp Clinician, Assistant Coach at Cerritos College, Director and owner of Club Green.  Coach Lee has successfully coached various high school boys and girls programs. At PMA Coach Lee wants to teach life skills through athletics as well as bringing the program to the next level.

 

Bruce Hearn

Coaching Staff / 2019-2020

Team: Girls Volleyball

Position: Assistant Coach Varsity

Email: bhearn@piusmatthias.org

Bio: Bruce Hearn is a Downey native.  He has played many sports including cycling and volleyball over the years.  Bruce coached AYSO soccer when his kids were young and Kids Play basketball for 12 years at FBCD in Downey. Bruce took up volleyball as his main sport about 15 years ago and played locally and in church leagues .  During his playing career he was noticed and asked to play for a Senior team 50+ in the Houston Senior Olympics in 2011.  Since then he played in other tournaments – Senior Nationals / US Open Nationals /  Huntsman Games and various State games as a Libero.  Although new to coaching volleyball he is very familiar to the game and excited to bring his knowledge to the team.  He has had a strong background in coaching various sports and is now excited carry it over to volleyball.  Bruce looks forward to working with the athletes at PMA.

 

 Steve Siguenza

Coaching Staff / 2019-2020

Team: Girls Volleyball

Position: Assistant Coach Varsity

Email: ssiguenza@piusmatthias.org

Bio: Steve Siguenza has a many coaching experiences, from youth sports, high school volleyball, a variety of Olympic Sports to teach him a competitive perspective to win the day.  He has worked with world class beach volleyball professional organizations such as AVP, FIVB, lending a helpful hand to keep tournament operations smooth and on time.  Steve has coached at the club and high school level as well.  High school coaching experience for 6 seasons in Whittier, and is currently the Director of La Fitness Volleyball League   Club experience in volleyball starting in Central Cal VB Club, Assistant coach for the 18U and 16U at Club Green Volleyball and now part of the Gecko Volleyball coaching staff.  Steve is a warrior at heart and always ready for battle.  He is excited to be a part of the PMA Warrior’s family.  He wants to share his knowledge and experiences to help shape our athletes into well rounded individuals.

 

Tyler Galipo

Coaching Staff / 2019-2020

Team: Girls Volleyball

Position: Head Coach JV

Email: tgalipo@piusmatthias.org

Bio: Tyler Galipo has played volleyball for 13 years. She has been an assistant coach for club one year and coached clinics and camps along the way. Tyler attended Moorpark College where she received her AA degree and transferred to Whittier College.  At Whittier College Tyler  graduated with her BA in Kinesiology. She was the starting libero at Simi Valley Highschool, starting libero at Moorpark College, and Libero/DS at Whittier college.  Tyler is currently in the process of getting a Masters Degree in Sport Science at Whittier college. Tyler is very excited to be a part of the PMA Volleyball Coaching staff not only to further their knowledge in volleyball, but to be able to transfer those disciplines learned through the sport into their everyday lives. Volleyball has been a very big part of Tyler’s life, she can’t wait to share her experiences with the program and teach them the value of a team sports and have fun!

 

David Yudess

Coaching Staff / 2019-2020

Team: Girls Volleyball

Position: Head Coach Frosh

Email: dyudess@piusmatthias.org

Bio: