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Holly Willette

Holly Willette

Volleyball Director
Monica Ewalt

Monica Ewalt

Volleyball Director
Ashley Quero

Ashley Quero

Head Prep Volleyball Coach
Madi Certain

Madi Certain

12U Head Coach
Haley Longley

Haley Longley

13U Head Coach
Madison Bragan

Madison Bragan

14U Head Coach
Anna Garret

Anna Garret

14U Boys Head Coach
Angel Ramirez

Angel Ramirez

15U Head Coach
Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor

16U Head Coach
Rob Marshall

Rob Marshall

17U Head Coach
Skylar Singleton

Skylar Singleton

17U Assistant Coach
Marysa Connors

Marysa Connors

Assistant RADD Elite Volleyball Coach
Margeret Schrim

Margeret Schrim

Assistant RADD Elite Volleyball Coach
Brooke Turner

Brooke Turner

Prep Volleyball Assistant Coach
Peyton Bellano

Peyton Bellano

Head Developmental Volleyball Coach

Holly Willette

Volleyball Director

Holly is originally from Bristol, CT, where she attended Bristol Central High School as a three-sport varsity athlete. Holly played basketball, volleyball, and track & field and received the following accolades — 12 varsity letters, All-Academic Team Honors for four years, named to the All-State Team, Senior All-Star team in volleyball (‘99) and track & field (‘99) and All-Conference honors in all three sports (‘97, ’98 & ‘99).She went on to play at the University of New Haven, CT, as a setter, where she was named New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Rookie of the week and was twice named NECC Player of the week. She went to the Elite Eight of the 1999 NCAA Division II Women’s Volleyball Championships. In 2000 she transferred to play Division I at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, CT, as a setter/ right side where she helped her team go to the 2001 Northeast Conference (NEC) Conference finals and received NEC All-Academic honors (01, 02).Holly Started her coaching career an assistant coach for various volleyball club teams throughout Connecticut until 2007 when she took a short break to start her family. She started back up as a coach in 2012 at the Northwest Volleyball Club and St. Paul Catholic High School (2014-15 seasons). She then moved on to coach at her alma mater Bristol Central High School (for the 2016-18 seasons). She broke the school’s best-ever regular-season record (19-5) and overall record (23-6), and led the team to the quarterfinals of the Connecticut State tournament (‘18 season).In 2014, she also became the Assistant Director of the Bristol Crush Volleyball Club, where she started developmental programs for ages 4-15, as well as a high-performance program. In 2018, her 17U High Performance Travel team earned a bid to nationals by winning the NERVA Open Championships in 2018. The team finished 6th at the Mizuno Boston USA level.Holly has trained many players who have gone on to play at the collegiate level. She is very dedicated to, and passionate about, growing the game of volleyball through the art and science of teaching the fundamentals and biomechanics of the game and to building player and team skills in a fun and competitive environment. Her goal as co-director of RADDSports Volleyball is to build self-confidence in young athletes to not only help them grow into great volleyball players, but also well-rounded individuals, all while developing a love for the game.Holly and her husband Zach Willette were married in 2010 and have 2 sons — Quinn (10) and Evan (8), They reside in St. Petersburg Florida, where she homeschools her two boys, loves spending time with friends and exploring all that the beautiful state of Florida has to offer.

Monica Ewalt

Volleyball Director

Monica Ewalt joined the Staff at RADDSports as a Co-Director of Volleyball in August of 2021. She brings 19 years of college and club-level training to the RADD family.Coach Monica recently served on the Board of Directors for the Tampa United Volleyball Academy, where she played, coached, and led her teams to multiple bids at the Junior National Championships. She has also become known as one of the top private-lesson instructors in the Tampa Bay area.At the college level, Monica served on the Volleyball staff at Hillsborough Community College (HCC) since 2003 and was named Associate Head Coach in August of 2010. While at HCC, she was selected twice as the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) National Assistant Coach of the Year, first in 2009 and again in 2015. She helped guide the HCC Hawks to seven National Championship appearances, five Conference Championships and trained multiple National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Americans. Monica’s dedication and commitment to her players allowed her to help numerous student-athletes gain athletic scholarships to a wide variety of colleges across the country, including NCAA Division I, Division II, and NAIA institutions. As a player, she earned the honor of team captain her sophomore year and led HCC to an appearance in the NJCAA State Championship.Monica also owns her own business, Imagine Your Design, which specializes in signage, apparel, and yard celebrations. In addition, she co-founded a volleyball apparel company that designs and produces volleyball-specific attire. Monica and her husband Luke were married in January of 2016 and have a son, Nico. They reside in Lutz, Florida, where she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Ashley Quero

Head Prep Volleyball Coach

Born in Hialeah, Florida and attended Saint Leo University played for the Lions at an Outside Attacker from 2018- 2021 and helped lead the Lions to the 2019 NCAA South Region Championship as a starting Outside, part of the first Saint Leo volleyball team to advance to the NCAA Elite Eight. Graduated Criminal Justice Major with minors in Marketing and Sport Sales in May 2022. She enjoys photography and reading. This is her second season with RADD Volleyball.

Madi Certain

12U Head Coach

Originally from Austin, Texas. Moved to Florida to play volleyball at Saint Leo University.
Majoring in Biomedical Studies
Fun Fact: My biggest fear is heights and when I was younger my dream job was to become the tooth fairy
Playing and Coaching: I am currently a student athlete at Saint Leo University. I play beach and indoor volleyball. I appeared in the Texas 5A state final four in highschool and the Elite 8 during my freshman year at Saint Leo (2019-2020). I am a biology major and have made the Dean's List 3 out of 4 semesters thus far. I plan to become a pediatric nurse practitioner and love that coaching club incorporates my passion of working with children and my sport. I have coached private lessons in my hometown and was the head 12U coach at RADD Elite in the 2020-2021 season.

Haley Longley

13U Head Coach

I played volleyball since middle school. I went on and played in college at Huntington University as an opposite. While in college, I coached 13’s and 14’s at Empowered Sports Club in Fort Wayne, Indiana. I moved down to Tampa after I graduated from college, I teach third grade, and I am coaching 13’s here at RADD.

Madison Bragan

14U Head Coach

Born in Tampa. Parents are Scott and Erika Bragan. Has one younger brother, Spencer. Played club in the Tampa area and spent the first two years of high school at Hillsborough High before transferring to Tampa Prep, where she played for coach Leanna Taylor and recorded 989 assists, 134 aces, 251 digs and 163 kills during her career. Tallied 588 assists, 30 aces, 56 digs and 23 kills as a senior she was named team captain as a senior and received all-county honors as a junior. She decided to stay local and play for the University of South Florida where she enjoys her time as a Sophomore. As a setter for the team she is working hard on the court, in the weight room and in the classroom. Her mother, Erika, also played volleyball at USF for two seasons (1991-92).

Anna Garret

14U Boys Head Coach

Originally from Cocoa Beach FL and attend Saint Leo University. Just graduated with a bachelor of arts in hospitality and multimedia. Pursuing a master's in marketing in the fall. 
Fun Fact: I can play the ukulele
Playing & Coaching: I am currently a setter at Saint Leo University and play indoor and beach, a part of the Sunshine state conference. I received All American honors, All south region x2, All SSC second team, Setter of the week x8, and SSC Commissioners honor roll x4.
I started coaching at my hometown club, Cape Coast Volleyball at 16. Since then, I have assisted multiple club teams of all ages and head coached RADD Elites 14U last season. In the summers, I head coach mini clubs and summer leagues as well as run my own private lessons. I have also coached at college camps such as the University of Tampa and the Naval Academy and often go back to my high school to help out.

Angel Ramirez

15U Head Coach

Angel Ramirez played Volleyball and Basketball in High School and he was offered a scholarship to the University of Puerto Rico where he would play both sports, but his passion was always Volleyball. He was a stand out Outside Hitter and Middle Blocker. He began his career as a coach in Puerto Rico by becoming a Recreational Leader of his community, then he move to Florida in 2016. He worked as a Coach for Brandon Volleyball Association and he was the Head Coach of Cypress Creek Middle School, who finished their season 2020 undefeated. He currently works as an ESOL IA at Cypress Creek High School and he is the Head Coach of Wiregrass Ranch High School volleyball program.

Chris Taylor

16U Head Coach

Chris Taylor is on the Eckerd volleyball staff as an assistant coach. He comes to RADD after spending the previous two seasons as the head volleyball coach and sports information director at Independence Community College in Kansas.  Prior to Independence, Taylor spent six seasons at Keiser (Fla.) University as the head volleyball coach. He also spent his first season at KU as the assistant sports information director and he spent two seasons as the chair of volleyball in the Sun Conference.  Taylor spent the 2010-11 seasons at Newbury (Mass.) College as the head coach to both the men's and women's programs, where he guided the men to the NECC Conference Tournament title in 2011. He also served stints at McNeese State University (2009-10), University of Louisiana at Monroe (2006-08), Western Carolina University (2005), Manchester College (2004), Washington College (2003), and Western Michigan University (2001).  Away from volleyball, Taylor works as an associate recruiter at Hays Recruiting.  He obtained his bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University in 1999 and masters of education from Louisiana at Monroe in 2008.

Rob Marshall

17U Head Coach

Originally from Northern VA. Relocated to Tampa 7 years ago.
Outside of Volleyball:
  • Jet Skiing
  • Golf
  • BBQ Enthusiast
Playing & Coaching: My volleyball career began at the age of 19 and immediately fell in love with the sport. I played indoors competitively for 20 years in the Mid-Atlantic region (VA/MD/DE) in tournaments at the local, regional, and national levels within the adult USAV organization. I also competed competitively at the “Open” division level in beach volleyball along the East coast from VA to NJ. My teaching of the game ranges from running both indoor/beach clinics for both adults/ juniors and coaching AAU/USAV/High School within the Florida region over the past 5 years. My coaching philosophy is centered around teaching the fundamentals of the game, then working toward more advanced skills and game play.
Fun Quote: “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships” – Michael Jordan

Skylar Singleton

17U Assistant Coach

Originally from Louisville, Kentucky & now attends Saint Leo University. Will be a junior for the 2021-2022 school year. Pursuing an undergraduate degree in criminal justice with a minor in Spanish and marketing.
Playing: Before my collegiate experience, I played club volleyball at KIVA (Kentucky Indiana Volleyball Academy) and MAVA (Mid America Volleyball Association), both located in Louisville, Kentucky. I played four years of high school volleyball at Sacred Heart Academy, also in Louisville, Kentucky. I am currently a junior setter for Saint Leo University’s indoor volleyball team. I am also a part of the beach volleyball team at Saint Leo. Both indoor and beach volleyball teams are in the Division II Sunshine State Conference. I have received SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll (x2), led the team in service aces in 2019, and helped the team earn the 2019 NCAA Region Championship as well as appear in the NCAA Elite Eight.
Coaching: I started coaching, refereeing, and assisting in camps when I was 15 at both of my hometown clubs, KIVA and MAVA, and my high school, Sacred Heart Academy. Since then, I have assisted multiple club teams of all ages & head coached RADD Elite’s U16 last season (2020-2021). Year-round I referee tournaments and run my own private lessons.

Marysa Connors

Assistant RADD Elite Volleyball Coach

Margeret Schrim

Assistant RADD Elite Volleyball Coach

Born on August 17 in Lawrenceville, Ga. Daughter of Tim and Mary Schirm has a sister, Abby, and a brother, Thomas. Both parents were student-athletes at King University in volleyball and basketball. Enjoys hiking/outdoor activities as well as cooking in her spare time. Attended Parkview High School and was named Most Valuable Player, Class 7A First Team All-County selectionas a senior, Third Team All-County as a junior, recipient of the Panther Award, All-Region selection. She spent time with the Tsunami volleyball club. For college she decided to attend Saint Leo University and play for the Lions where she enjoys her time as a Sophomore.

Brooke Turner

Prep Volleyball Assistant Coach

Born on July 13 in Tampa, daughter of Billy and Patricia Turner she has one sister, Christine. Her father played football at Florida State while a pair of cousins competed in football at Duke (Danny Doyle) and USF (Zach Hudson). Played her high school ball for Kesha Lindo at Gaither High and posted the highest hitting percentage in the district as a senior. Brooke was named Best Offensive Player and earned the Volleyball MVP Award as a sophomore. Played club in the local Tampa area. She continued her volleyball career in college at Saint Leo University. She chose Saint Leo because it’s a beautiful school and the people made her feel very welcome and comfortable. She finished her final season in November 2021. Brooke helped lead the Lions to the 2019 NCAA South Region Championship as a starting Outside, part of the first Saint Leo volleyball team to advance to the NCAA Elite Eight. Also during her time at Leo she was a member of Saint Leo University President's Club Fall 2019 and Spring 2020.

Peyton Bellano

Head Developmental Volleyball Coach

My name is Payton Bellano, I am twenty-one years old, and I am currently a student attending Saint Leo University for my fourth, and final year of school. I am also the libero on the Saint Leo Women's volleyball team. I have always been excited to coach at any stage because of the level of excitement it brings to young athletes. Giving growing minds an amazing, team-building sport to focus on, is something to take advantage, and be proud of, and I love being a part in that process. I have been playing volleyball for the past twelve years of my life, and I have coached for about four of them. I have coached indoor, and beach volleyball, and I was the RADD U15 Elite coach last spring. My experience shows through my coaching, and I love that I get to share that with all athletes I work with!