Head Coach 15 White:
My name is Marysia Frederick. I am 23 years old and currently a dental assistant as well as in school to become a personal trainer! I grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma but now live in Jenks, Oklahoma!
During my junior high and high school days, I was homeschooled and played volleyball for NOAH Jaguars all of the way through and played club volleyball when school ball wasn’t in season.
This will be my third year coaching for Wave volleyball! I previously had the opportunity to coach 14s and loved the relationships, skills, and characteristics that I got to watch form! I am so excited and thankful to have the opportunity to come and coach once again as I witness this new team grow in many areas!
Head Coach 14 Smack:
My name is Peter Velet. I was born and raised in Russia, but found my home to be here, in the USA. God has extremely blessed me with my wife, Arina. About 2 years ago, both of us were blessed with a beautiful baby boy--Girson.
I came in contact with a game of volleyball in my early teens and, right away, I fell in love with the sport. When I started playing volleyball, I had no guidance on how to develop my skills or how to improve my effectiveness and performance on the court, but that didn't stop me from playing volleyball.
In my early 20s, I met one of the best coaches in Tulsa area--Inna Felkins--who had a plethora of knowledge and experience in how to successfully guide and develop a player on and off the volleyball court. For the next few years I absorbed her knowledge of the game like a sponge, as I coached along her side at Green County Volleyball Club and Tulsa Volleyball Academy. Over the years, the importance of proper technique and body mechanics of volleyball were embedded in me and are now a significant part of my game.
I'm looking forward to sharing my knowledge and experience, as well as to continue my own journey of learning. Because, if one is not learning, he/she is not improving!
Note from Dave: Coach Peter was our 14 Smack coach last year, and wants to continue developing great skills and competitive spirit in his team! Peter was one of my daughter's assistant coaches during her club years, and I have observed Peter's dedication and commitment to helping athletes with kindness and devotion!