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raki owner

Ashley Lee-Maldonado

All Skills, All Levels

Volleyball Career:

  • Long Beach State VB '07-'11

  • Uni. of Hawaii Beach VB '11-'12

  • Professional NUC Switzerland '13-'14

  • Mater Dei VB Coach '14-present

Accolades:

  • Big West Champions '07-'11

  • Big West All Freshman

  • Quadruple Double '10

    • 50 assists, 13 digs, 10 kills, 10 block assists

  • Joined Misty May as the only 49er setter ever to have over 2,000 assists, 1,000 digs, and 500 kills

  • Ranked tenth all-time in school history with 1,404 career assists

  • USA Beach

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raki director

Carly Richter

All Skills, All Levels

Volleyball Career:

  • University of California Irvine

  • 4+ years of coaching experience

  • Clinic Coach

  • RAKI Senior Coach

Accolades:

  • AAU Nat'l Champ All-Star Team '17

  • 2x MVP of the Freeway League

  • 3x First Team All-League

Specialty:

  • All Skills, All Levels

  • Passing Specialist

  • Right Handed

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meet
the
team

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coach

Hayley McCluskey

All Skills

Active Coach until 8/4

Volleyball Career:

  • Tesoro High School

  • CSU Bakersfield (Indoor & Beach)

  • BA in Communications

  • Masters in Business

Accolades:

  • NCAA Woman of the Year Award

  • First Team All-League

  • Top 10 Hitters in CSUB History

  • Blue and Gold Award Recipient 

  • Heart of a Champion Award

  • President's Award

Specialty:

  • All Skills, All Levels

  • Passing Specialist

  • Hitting Specialist

  • Right Handed

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coach

Kai Mazuronis

All Skills

Active Coach

Volleyball Career:

  • Weber International University

  • Westcliff University

  • Forza1 VB Club

  • Indoor, Beach, & Grass VB

Accolades:

  • Coming Soon

Specialty:

  • All Skills, High Level Athletes

  • Passing Specialist

  • Hitting Specialist

  • Left Handed

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CoacH

Cassie Smits

All Skills

Active Coach

Volleyball Career:

  • Coastal Carolina University

  • Professional Hungary Team

 

Accolades:

  • 1st Time All Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada)

  • Honor Roll at Coastal Carolina

Specialty:

  • All Skills, All Levels

  • Setting Specialist

  • Right Handed

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Shelby Young

All Skills

Active Coach

Volleyball Career:

  • 12+ years of coaching

  • Whitney High School

  • Hofstra University

  • American River College

  • Southern Oregon University

  • University of Arizona

  • Head Coach at Sage Hill Boys Program

Accolades:

  • '07-'09 First Team All League

  • '08-'09 Team MVP

  • '09 San Joaquin All-Star First Team

  • '24 CIF-SS Champion Coach

  • CIF-SS D5 Coach of the Year '24

Specialty:

  • All Skills, All Levels

  • Hitting/Passing Specialist

  • Libero/DS Specialist

  • Mentality Training, Masters in Sports Performance Psychology

  • Right Handed

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coach

Taylor Richter

All Levels

Active Coach

Volleyball Career:​​

  • 6+ years of playing club

  • 3+ years of coaching club

  • '18 La Habra HS Assist. Varsity Coach

  • Head Frosh Coach at Fullerton HS

Accolades:

  • First Team All League

  • 2x CIF Appearances

  • 1x CIF Appearance Assist. Coach

Specialty:

  • All Skills, All Levels

  • Fundamentals/Basics

  • Right Handed

  • Fun Fact: Coach Taylor is Coach Carly's sister!

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Haley Kleespies

All Levels

Active Coach

Volleyball Career:

  • Radford University

  • Head Varsity Coach at Avon Grove HS

  • 12s/14s Head Coach Synergy VB Club

  • 13s/14s Co-Head Coach Synergy VB

  • 18s Assistant Coach Oasis VB Club

  • Extensive Clinic and Summer Camp Experience (Radford University, Virginia Tech, Villanova, NIKE Sports Camp, Synergy, Head Coach for Beach Elite Clinics, Coach for Newport VB Club Clinics)

  • Indoor, Beach, & Grass VB

Accolades:

  • 4yr Starting Setter D1 Athlete

  • Current Record Holder for Assists

Specialty:

  • Setting Specialist

  • Hitting Specialist

  • Right Handed

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coach

Ali Borabo

Libero/D/S Specialist

Active Coach

Volleyball Career:

  • Played overseas in the Philippines      at De La Salle University

  • College of San Mateo 

  • Vanguard University 

  • Indoor & Beach VB

  • 10 years of playing

Accolades:

  • 1st Team Coast-North All Conference

  • '23 GSAC Champions

  • '23 GSAC Scholar Athlete Award

Specialty:

  • Libero/D/S Specialist

  • Hitting Specialist

  • Fundamentals/Basics

  • Right Handed

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coach

Bailey Olbur

Middle Specialist

Active Coach

Volleyball Career:

  • Vanguard University 

  • 11+ years of playing

Accolades:

  • ‘19 State Runner Up at Durango HS

  • ‘19 Conference Runner Up at Durango

  • ‘23 GSAC Champion at Vanguard University

  • ‘23 Honorable Mention All-American

  • AVCA All Tournament Team

  • ‘23 All GSAC Team ‘23 Scholar Athlete

Specialty:

  • Middle Specialist

  • Hitting/Blocking Specialist

  • Fundamentals/Basics

  • Right Handed

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coach

Drew Piloto

Setting Specialist

Active Coach

Volleyball Career:

  • St. Francis University

  • Vanguard University

  • 9+ years of playing

Accolades:

  • Gold and 2x Bronze Medal in club

  • All Tournament Team at Nationals

  • 1st Team All League

  • 2x League and Team MVP

  • 2x GSAC Champions

  • '23 NAIA National Champions

Specialty:

  • Setting Specialist

  • Hitting Specialist

  • Right Handed

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Seasonal
Coaches

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seasonal coach

Amanda Leinbach

Libero/DS Specialist

Active Coach

Volleyball Career:

  • Sunshine VB Club

  • Marymount High School

  • University of California Irvine

  • Indoor & Beach VB

Accolades:

  • '19 Nike Tournament Champions

  • 3x Open Division Junior Olympic Medalist

Specialty:

  • Hitting Specialist

  • Libero/DS Specialist

  • Right Handed

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seasonal coach

Jordyn Schilling

All Skills

Active Coach until 7/13

Volleyball Career:

  • Mizuno Long Beach VB Alum

  • Mater Dei Alum

  • West Virginia University

  • High Point University 

Accolades:

  • '21 MVP @ Texas Palooza

  • '21 All CIF-SS 1st Team

  • '21 AVCA Region 9 Team

  • '23 4x Big South Defensive Player of the Week

  • '23 Big South 1st Team

  • '23 Big South Championship All Tournament Team

  • '23 Big South Champion

  • '23 CSC Academic All-District Team

Specialty:

  • Libero/DS Specialist

  • Right Handed

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coach

Rachel Lim

All Skills

Active Coach until 7/20

Volleyball Career:

  • Vanguard University

  • RAKI Alum, trained under Ashley Maldonado

  • 10 years of playing

Accolades:

  • ‘19 CIF D4 Championship
    '22 NAIA Scholar-Athlete List
    ’23 GSAC Setter of the Week 2x
    ’23 GSAC All Conference Team
    '23 GSAC Scholar Athlete Award
    ‘23 GSAC Championship
    ’23 NAIA Quarterfinalist
    '23 NAIA Daktronics Fall Scholar-Athletes
    ’23 AVCA All Region Honorable Mention

Specialty:

  • All Skills, All Levels

  • Setting Specialist

  • Left Handed

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seasonal coach

Avery Alleman

Middle Specialist

Active Coach until 8/12

Volleyball Career:

  • University of Puget Sound

  • Point Loma Nazarene University

  • A4 VB Club

Accolades:

  • All-NWC First Team '22 and '23

  • '22 NWC Championship

  • All-Tournament at Southwestern Invitation

  • Most Outstanding Player at Puget Sound Premiere

Specialty:

  • Hitting Specialist

  • Blocking Specialist

  • Oppo/RS Specialist

  • Right Handed

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seasonal coach

Laine Briggs

Libero/DS Specialist

Inactive Coach

Volleyball Career:

  • Pepperdine University

  • Newport Harbor HS

  • Balboa Bay VB Club

  • RAKI Alum, trained under Ashley

Accolades:

  • '22 All County First Team

  • '22 All Sunset League Team

  • '23 Daily Pilot Girls Dream Team

  • '23 WCC All Freshman Team

Specialty:

  • Passing/Digging Specialist

  • Serve/Receive Specialist

  • Right Handed

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seasonal coach

Ofure Iselen

All Skills

Inactive Coach

Volleyball Career:

  • University of California Irvine

Accolades:

  • '23 All Big West All Academic Team

  • '23 Adidas/UCI Invitational All Tournament Team

Specialty:

  • All Skills, All Levels

  • Hitting Specialist

  • Blocking Specialist

  • Right Handed

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seasonal coach

Brandon Hicks

All Skills

Inactive Coach

Volleyball Career:

  • Mater Dei Alum

  • UC Santa Barbara Men's Team

  • 10 years of playing

Accolades:

  • AVCA All-American at UCSB

  • 5yr Starting Player at UCSB

Specialty:

  • All Skills

  • Hitting Specialist

  • Blocking Specialist

  • Right Handed

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seasonal CoacH

Tyler Kulakowski

Middle Specialist

Inactive Coach

Volleyball Career:

  • Long Beach State Men's Team

  • Color Commentator for LBSU VB

  • UC Irvine Athletic Department

Accolades:

  • '10 First Team All-American at Huntington Beach HS

  • 2x Nationals Winner w/ Balboa Bay VB

  • State Champion at Golden West College

Specialty:

  • All Levels

  • Middle Specialist

  • Blocking Specialist

  • Right Handed

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seasonal coach

Krystal Lee

All Skills, All Levels

Inactive Coach

Volleyball Career:

  • 20+ years coaching experience

  • Owner of multiple club teams for 15+ years​

  • Director/Owner of Club Green and Gecko VB

  • Assistant Coach at Cerritos College

  • Director for Sinjin Smith's Oceanside Beach Camps

  • USC Camp Clinician

Accolades:

  • Collegiate State Champion '03

  • MVP and All League Honors

  • Fun fact: Krystal is Ashley's sister! They've been coaching together since they were little :)

Specialty:

  • All Skills, All Levels

  • Works with ages 6 years to collegiate

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