Bethany is our Director and Coach of one of our U17's team. She comes to us from Central California where she played Middle Blocker for Paso Robles High School. She coached club in Santa Maria, Ca before moving to Angels Camp. She has coached 8th grade at Mark Twain Elementary, JV at Bret Harte High School along with 16's for Motherlode.
No stranger to embodying to the Motherlode area, she was a member of the Bret Harte volleyball teams from 1992-1995. After high school, she played volleyball for Modesto Junior College achieving all league status for the Central Valley Conference. Her junior year, she played summer ball for California State University, Stanislaus and it was there that she realized she had a new passion for teaching. It was time to retire my knee pads and hit the books.
This will be her 20th year of teaching with 14 of those years belonging to the Mark Twain Union Elementary School District family as a 4th, 5th, 6th grade teacher and currently teaching PE to both 7th and 8th grade students. While working as a Badger, she has coached at both the 7th and 8th grade level with several AMA championships. Recently, she has coached U13/14 and currently a U15's team for Motherlode Volleyball Club. This past year, she coached the 7th grade Avery team to an AMA championship. Volleyball is a passion that she wishes to share and foster with our youth and community.
Rebecca Williams is a Bret Harte graduate who specialized in back row defense. She has been coaching volleyball for 5 years, grades 6-8 and is currently the 8th grade coach at Avery Middle School. She has been working with Motherlode Volleyball for the past two years developing our U15's team with Sara Tutthill.
Kenzie is one of our U17's coach, she herself was raised in the Motherlode area and is so excited to give back to the club that started her volleyball career. She played as Setter, DS and Libero for Bret Harte High School and Libero for Columbia College. She has coached 7th grade at Mark Twain Elementary and assisted with the Bret Harte Volleyball Program.