The OC Beach 2021 Staff

The most important resource any organization has is the people involved within it.  The OC Beach strives to bring together a very knowledgeable, hard-working, and reliable staff that not only has a passion for the sport of beach volleyball, but also one that is willing to work in a team-focused environment that makes each of our staff members the most effective coaches, directors, administrators, etc. that we can be.

Coach Zoe

Zoe Kersey

Beach Director, Coach

  • USAVolleyball CAP-II, Beach IMPACT, certified coach

  • Varsity Head Coach, Bixby HS, 2019-present

  • Member of The OC Beach staff since 2017

    • Executive Director/Head Coach, Crush Volleyball Club, 2015-2018
    • Varsity Head Coach, Stillwater HS, 2017-2018
    • Freshmen Coach, Stillwater HS, 2011-2016
    • Head Coach, Stillwater Volleyball Club, 2010-2011, 2013-2015

    • College Club Vice President and Player, Oklahoma State Women's Volleyball Club, 2011-2013

    • High School Volleyball Player @ Bishop Kelley (Tulsa)

    • Club Volleyball Player in the Tulsa and OKC area for 6 seasons

    • Competitive volleyball player for nearly 15 years

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Coach Roberts

Lisa Roberts

Coach

  • New member of The OC Beach staff

  • USAVolleyball Indoor CAP-II, Beach IMPACT certfied coach
  • Coach for The OC (indoor) since 2020
    • Varsity Head Coach in AZ for 2 seasons
    • Middle School Head Coach in AZ for 3 seasons
    • Club volleyball coach in AZ for 5 season
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Coach Alli

Alli Wills

Coach

  • Member of The OC Beach Staff since 2019

    • Beach Volleyball Player in the Tulsa area for 3 seasons

      • 2-time Qualifier for Junior Beach Nationals​

    • High School Volleyball Player @ Wright Christian

      • 2018 HCAA State Champion​

    • Club Volleyball Player in the Tulsa area for 4 seasons
      • Played for The OC (indoor) for 2 seasons, 2018-20​
Coach David

David Blakemore

Operations Director, Coach

  • USAVolleyball CAP-II, Beach CAP-I/II (pending), VCAP certified coach

  • OKRVA Board Member, Beach Committee Member, 2017-present

  • Member of The OC Beach staff since 2017

    • USAV Beach HP coach, 2015-16​

    • Lead Doubles Coach, Tulsa Ignite Beach VB, 2016

    • Head Coach, Juniors Summer Volleyball, 2014-2015

    • Head Coach, JAG/TVL Beach Volleyball, 2013

  • Operations Director, The OC Volleyball Club/The OC Beach, 2020-present

  • Coach for The OC (indoor), 2016-present

    • Director, The OC Volleyball Club/The OC Beach, 2016-2020

    • Varsity Head Coach, Claremore HS, 2015-2016

    • Club Administrator/Head Coach, Tulsa Juniors Volleyball, 2014-2016

    • Head Coach, Monte Cassino (7th grade), 2014

    • Assistant Coach, Tulsa Juniors Volleyball, 2013-2014

    • Assistant Coach, JAG/TVL Volleyball, 2012-2013
    • Competitive volleyball player in Tulsa area for almost a decade
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Coach Shelby

Shelby Simpson

Assistant Coach

  • New member of The OC Beach staff​

    • Assistant Coach, The OC Littles, Spring 2021

    • Former High School Volleyball Player @ NOAH

    • Club Volleyball Player in Tulsa area for x seasons

      • Player for The OC 17 Elite, 2019-20​

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Coach Lauren

Lauren McCreary

Assistant Coach

  • New member of The OC Beach staff​

    • Assistant Coach, Skiatook Velocity VB Club, xxxx-xxxx

  • ​Current Player at Bethel College (KS), 2020-present

    • High School Volleyball Player @ Skiatook HS

    • Club Volleyball Player in Tulsa area for x seasons

      • Player for The OC for 2 season, 2018-20​

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Coach Lena

Lena Kannegiesser

Assistant Coach

  • New member of The OC Beach staff​

    • Assistant Coach, Skiatook Velocity VB Club, xxxx-xxxx

    • High School Volleyball Player @ Skiatook HS

    • Club Volleyball Player in Tulsa area for x seasons
      • Player for The OC 17 Elite, 2019-20​
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Coach Abbey

Abbey LeForte

Assistant Coach

  • New member of The OC Beach staff​

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    • High School Volleyball Player @ xxxxxxxxxxx

    • Club Volleyball Player in xxxxxx area for x seasons
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Kale Drake

Assistant Coach

  • New member of The OC Beach staff

    • Beach Volleyball Player in the Oklahoma area since 2018

    • 4-time Qualifier for Junior Beach Nationals​

    • ​Indoor club Volleyball Player in the OK area for 4 seasons

Coach Kale
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Coach Piha

Abby Piha

Tournament Coach

  • Member of The OC Beach staff since 2020​

  • Girls Indoor Director, The OC Volleyball Club, 2019-present

  • ​Coach for The OC (indoor), 2019-present

  • Head Varsity Coach, Oologah HS, 2020-present

    • Assistant Coach, Owasso (Varsity), 2018-2019
    • Head Coach, Owasso Summit, 2017-2019

    • Varsity Coach, Garden City (KS) HS

      • Area and/or Conference Coach of the Year on 3 Occasions

    • High School Volleyball Player @ Jefferson Co. North (KS) HS

    • Club Volleyball Player in Kansas for 2 seasons

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Coach Macy

Macy Green

Tournament Coach

  • Member of The OC Beach staff in 2019

  • Coach, The OC Volleyball Club, 2016-present
  • ​Head Coach, Claremore Jr Varsity, 2019-present
  • Assistant Coach, Claremore (Varsity), 2019-present
    • Head Coach, Claremore (9th Grade), 2018
    • College Volleyball Player, Oklahoma Wesleyan U.

    • High School Volleyball Player @ Claremore

    • Club Volleyball Player in the Tulsa area for 2 seasons