17U Premier + 14U Premier Head Coach
This is Alli's fourth year coaching with Rough Riders. Her first two years were spent with 18 Premier as the Head Coach, she was the Head Coach of the 15 Premier team and is currently the Head Coach of the 17 Premier team. She went to college at the University of Minnesota - Mankato where she played as a libero from 2008-11. She finished her career ranked second all-time in digs with 1,342, including a career-best 480 digs during her sophomore season. After finishing her volleyball career, she was presented the opportunity to be the Graduate Assistant for her alma mater where she earned her Masters Degree in Sport Management. After finishing her Masters, Alli became the interim assistant coach. She moved to Colorado in 2017 where she started coaching Men's Club Volleyball at CU - Boulder with Coach Ryan and Coach Antonio, and coaching for RoughRiders! Outside of coaching, Alli is a Pre-K teacher at The Goddard School - Orchard Parkway.
17U Premier Assistant Coach
Henry graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2020. At CU, Henry was the President and starting outside hitter on the CU Men’s club volleyball team. Henry is from Chicago where he grew up playing indoor and beach volleyball and has continued to play for the last 12 years. Henry loves being around the sport and encouraging young athletes to develop their volleyball skills.
17U Elite Head Coach
Gabie has been involved in the volleyball world since a young age. Growing up in Southern California, volleyball was a part of the lifestyle. She began playing when she was 8 years old, playing both school and club. Gabie played varsity volleyball in high school at Mater Dei in Santa Ana, California. During that time, the Monarchs went to two CIF and State Championships. Gabie also played for T-Street Volleyball Club. After graduating Mater Dei, she went on to play club volleyball at the University of Colorado Boulder. She played all four years of college, being coached by our own Ryan Glavor, for two of those years. Gabie has been coaching since graduating college. This is her third year at RoughRiders. She is also a third year coach at Boulder High School. Gabie loves the game of volleyball and is excited to continue passing her knowledge and love of the game onto others.
17U Elite Assistant Coach
Taylor graduated from CU Boulder in 2021 where she played club volleyball for the Buffs. During college, she coached a women’s high school varsity team and after graduating, Taylor became an assistant coach for the men’s club volleyball team at CU Boulder. Taylor grew up in Colorado and has played volleyball for over 14 years. She is passionate about the sport and enjoys creating a fun and competitive environment for young athletes. Taylor is the 16 Elite Assistant Coach.
16U Premier Head Coach
Paige is new to Colorado! She moved this summer from Iowa, where she began her coaching career. She started as a graduate assistant at her alma mater, Loras College, in Dubuque, Iowa. After one season there she became the head varsity coach at a high school in the area, where she coached for two seasons before graduating with her master’s degree in psychology and moving out west. Before her coaching days, she was a setter at Parkland College, a junior college in Champaign, Illinois, where she was a member of two NJCAA National Champion teams. After her two years there was complete, she transferred to Loras College, where she was an all conference setter for two years. She now spends her time doing lots of teaching, in the classroom teaching college psychology, lots of yoga classes, and volleyball in the gym.
16U Premier Assistant Coach
This is Savannah’s third year coaching with Rough Riders. She graduated in 2021 from CU Boulder with a degree in Neuroscience and Creative Technology & Design. Originally from Austin, Texas, she grew up playing both club and school volleyball for all of middle and high school. Savannah played at AVA for club where her team competed out of state and at national tournaments each year, then at Lake Travis High School where the team made playoff runs in the highest division in Texas each year. At CU she has been part of the CU Women’s Club Volleyball program since her freshman year, also being coached by Ryan Glavor there for a year.
16U Premier Assistant Coach
Hunter is a second year coach at Roughriders. He graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2021. He was the captain and president of the CU Men’s volleyball team his last two years playing. Hunter is originally from Southern California and is excited to share the skills he’s learned throughout his ten years of volleyball experience and watch our athletics develop into confident and passionate volleyball players.
16U Elite Head Coach
Claudia Porricelli joins the RoughRiders for a third season. This is her first year as a head coach for the 16 Elite team where, for the past two seasons, Claudia was the assistant coach for 14 Elite (2021 season) and 16 Elite (2022 season) under head coach, Julianna. Growing up in the Denver area, Claudia attended Mountain Range High School and graduated in 2018, where she was a varsity right side blocker all four years. Claudia broke the program's record for aces and blocks in one season her junior year, and broke her record her senior year. She was recognized for Honorable Mention her sophomore and junior years, and second team all conference her senior year. Claudia played for Ballistic VBC for six seasons as a middle blocker.
Claudia graduated from Colorado State University in December of 2021 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and a minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. She played one season with the ram's women's club team as a middle where they competed in regional and out-of-state tournaments. Coach Claudia is thrilled to stay in touch with the game as a coach and share her knowledge, experience, and love for volleyball with the RoughRiders.
16U Elite Assistant Coach
Bailey is a first-year assistant coach with RoughRiders for the 16U Elite team. She grew up in Thornton, constantly surrounded by volleyball. She graduated from Mountain Range High School in 2018 and played varsity volleyball throughout her time in high school. She made Honorable Mention two years of her high school career. Bailey also played four years at Ballistic VBC for the top traveling team three out of the four years as a libero. She attended Colorado Mesa University studying nursing, now pursuing a career in elementary school education. Bailey is excited to begin her coaching career with RoughRiders Volleyball.
15U Premier Head Coach
Taylor joins the RoughRiders coaching staff after finishing her collegiate volleyball career at the University of Colorado. She competed for the Buffs for four years as a Libero and Defensive Specialist while she received a degree in Integrative Physiology and a Business Minor. Having coached numerous camps and clinics, her passion for volleyball, along with her knowledge of the game, work ethic, and positivity, are contagious. During her time at CU, she was a member of the Pac-12 Leadership Committee and served as the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee president, which allowed her to advocate for student-athletes and make positive changes in both the athletic department and Pac-12 conference. She is a two-time recipient of the prestigious Byron R. White Leadership and Initiative Award as well as the Heart of the Buff Award. After graduation, Taylor decided to pursue her dream of becoming a real estate agent and now calls Denver home.
15U Premier Assistant Coach
Jill Schneggenburger grew up in Tustin, California playing high level volleyball since she was 12. Jill always played up on her club teams and was on an 18s team since she was 15. She committed to the University of Colorado when she was a sophomore in high school. She is currently a senior on the Colorado volleyball team and has played outside, defensive specialist, and opposite during her time as a Buff. This will be her 4th year coaching at Rough Riders Volleyball Club and cannot wait to help females find love and passion for their sport. Next year, she will be attending Utah State to earn her masters and play one last season of volleyball.
15U Elite Head Coach
Anissa graduated in 2022 with a BA in Sociology, Minor in Business, and Global Health Certificate from CU Boulder. She is originally from San Antonio, TX and played both school and club volleyball for ten years. This is her 5th year coaching volleyball and second year with Rough Riders. Her first year she was the 14 Premier Assistant coach and this year is the 15 Elite head coach. Anissa currently works at a service dog school and will be starting her Masters in Child Life next fall.
15U Elite Assistant Coach
Allison graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in upstate NY with a degree in graphic design. She has played volleyball for the past 14 years and has continued to play in leagues with her friends. This is Allison’s first year of coaching club volleyball and her main goals are to develop her athlete’s skills, be a support system and make sure everyone on the team is falling more in love with the sport. She is excited to be a part of the RoughRiders community.
14U Premier Assistant Coach
Lily played competitive volleyball for twelve years. She played outside along with DS and has a huge passion for volleyball. Lily played four years at Windsor High school and Club One volleyball club. Last year Lily played on the 18 premier team for the RoughRiders. This is her first year coaching, she is serving as an assistant coach for the 14 Premier team. She is so excited to teach the game she loves to the next generation of volleyball athletes!
14U Premier Assistant Coach
Sidney Croteau is 18 years old from Greeley, Colorado. She was a setter for University High School until senior year, due to injury, she managed the state winning volleyball team. She played for ClubOne in Windsor, Colorado for four years and recently finished her club career with the RoughRiders 18’s Premiere Team. This is her first year coaching and she is more than excited to be back in the RoughRiders gym for the 14’s Premiere Team!
13U Head Coach
Originally from Milan (Italy), Enrico began coaching in 2008, while living in Belgium. After moving to the US in 2010, he started coaching for the Boulder Rec Center, the City and County of Broomfield, and since 2013, for the YMCA of Northern Colorado. His first competitive season was the 2010 Gold Crown Middle School League, which was followed by 12 additional Gold Crown seasons. The first club coaching experience was in 2012-2013 (Sunshine Colorado), then TCA (2013-2014), No Limits (2014-2018), Ballistic (2018-2019), and now with the RoughRiders, adding up to 12 club seasons, always with teams between U13-U15. During fall 2022, he also started coaching high school (Monarch High School). Other noteworthy coaching experiences: USA Volleyball High Performance Tryouts in Denver (2013-2021) and Pat Powers’ Summer Volleyball Camps (2015-2022). As a coach, Enrico’s main goal is making kids fall in love with the sport of volleyball.
13U Assistant Coach
Kacey grew up in the Denver Metro area playing volleyball, where she played for The Edge Volleyball and Jeffco Performance club teams as a setter/right side. She graduated for Colorado State University in May of 2021, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology. While at CSU she played for the CSU Club team for a few seasons as a setter. This is her first-year coaching and is the assistant coach for the 13U team. Kacey is very excited to share her love and knowledge of the game to the future RoughRiders.
Annie Doman currently works at Total Package Hockey in Superior, Colorado as the Head of Academics mentoring 6th-12th graders. Prior to this she worked in many roles in higher education. She was the Assistant Director in Admissions at The College of St. Benedict & St. John's University and also the Career Development Coordinator at Macalester College. She served seven years as the head volleyball coach at Macalester College and prior to that five years as the head coach at Carroll University. In her first season at Carroll, she rebuilt a last-place team and guided the Pioneers to conference and conference tournament championships two years in a row, which was the program’s first-ever berth in the NCAA playoffs. She was selected by her peers as Midwest Conference Coach of the Year following these two seasons. At Carroll, she was also the Senior Woman Administrator and the Director of Recreation.
Doman was the starting setter at NCAA Division I Austin Peay State (Tenn.) for four seasons and graduated cum laude in 2001 with a degree in special education. She was team captain as a junior and senior and finished with 4,885 career assists. Doman finished as the school’s all-time leader in assists and in her senior season, she led the NCAA with eight triple-doubles and was named honorable mention All-Ohio Valley Conference. While completing her Master of Science degree in physical education and exercise and sport science at the University of Central Missouri, she was also the graduate assistant for the volleyball program.
Impact Sports Training
Tim Atwood joins the Rough Rider Volleyball Club with 7 years of experience training youth, high school, and collegiate athletes of all sports. He is a registered strength and conditioning coach and a certified strength and conditioning coach with the national strength and conditioning association. He is also a USA weightlifting coach. Tim received his bachelor's degree in Health and Exercise Science from Colorado State University in 2013 and has been working with athletes ever since. Tim's predominant focus is to build strength and conditioning programs for jump and land sports like volleyball and basketball. He believes that prehabilitation is key to reducing the likelihood of acl tears and lower extremity injuries. For athletes that have had a major injury Tim specializes in phase 4 rehabilitation to return to sport. Tim is passionate in helping athletes reach their full potential on and off the court.