18's Head Coach
Rachel Kater grew up in Wichita Kansas, and moved to Arizona summer of 2018. She graduated from MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, KS in December of 2017 with a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and a minor in Coaching. While in Olathe, Rachel coached three years for Southwind Rising Volleyball Club ranging from 15's-17's, and one year for KC Challenge Volleyball Club 14s. After moving to Arizona, Rachel was an assistant coach for the Genesis 18s team this past season.
As a player, Rachel was a 1st Team NAIA All-American setter at MidAmerica Nazarene University. During her time there, the team also won three back to back conference titles. Finishing out her senior year at Ottawa University, she was a 2nd Team NCCAA All-American. Rachel is now the Graduate Assistant for both the Varsity and Varsity Reserve Women's Volleyball teams at OUAZ. She is currently working on a master of arts in Leadership degree and plans to complete it next fall.
Assistant 18's Coach
Schae - Anne
Coach Schae played four years of varsity level volleyball for Kamehameha High School, three years of libero/defensive training for the University of Hawaii and one year of college-level Beach volleyball. She started club volleyball at the age of eight and has loved the sport ever since. As a coach, she aspires to bring new positive coaching ethics to the court and to build a successful all-around team. Coach Schae stands by,
“The interesting thing about coaching is that you have to trouble the comfortable, and comfort the troubled.”
- Ric Charlesworth, Hockey
She wants to challenge the players to be all that they can be.