*This page will be updated as coaches are confirmed. 

We are proud to have coaches return year after year!  Our coaches are all experienced players and coaches who come from a variety of backgrounds. Their goal is to ensure that your camper leaves camp with improved skills while building friendships and having fun.  

Most importantly, we all love the game of volleyball and hope to share that with campers this summer!



Amanda Estes, Camp Director


    
Camp Director Amanda Estes has plenty of experience playing and coaching volleyball. She was the starting setter at Dominican University for four years, where she received All Conference honors multiple times. Following her collegiate career, she served as an assistant coach for Dominican. She has coached at the high school varsity level at Terra Linda, Marin Academy, Branson, and Marin Catholic. In addition to high school volleyball, Amanda has coached ten club seasons at variety of age levels for Marin Juniors. She has served as the camp director and founder of the Branson, Marin Catholic, and Marin Academy volleyball camps for almost fifteen years. When not in the gym, Amanda is in her fourteenth year as teacher in the Larkspur-Corte Madera School District.  Amanda loves the game of volleyball and can't wait to meet the new group of campers this summer.


Susan Huffman

Susan is a native of Houston, Texas, where she was a standout high school athlete receiving All-State honors in both volleyball and basketball. 

After high school, Susan continued playing volleyball as an outside hitter and a middle blocker at Division I Baylor University for her first two collegiate seasons and then at NCAA Division I University of Oklahoma for her final two seasons.  At the University of Oklahoma, she earned All-Big 8 Conference honors and was named the Sooner’s Most Valuable Player in 1991.    

Following college, Susan was the assistant coach at NCAA Division I University of Nevada in Reno.  She accepted the head coaching position at Dominican University in San Rafael in 1995.  While at Dominican University, Susan led the Dominican team to two California Pacific Conference titles and was twice named California Pacific Conference’s Coach of the Year.  Additionally, three of Susan’s players at Dominican were awarded All-American honors and many more were named to the All-Conference teams.   Fun fact: Camp Director, Amanda Estes, played for Susan at Dominican!

Susan has spent almost 20 years coaching youth at all levels in college, club, high school, camps and CYO.  She enjoys watching athletes progress in their development and sharing her love for the game.

Susan earned her B.S. in Marketing from the University of Oklahoma and her California teaching credential from Dominican University.  When not coaching volleyball, she teaches in the San Rafael City School District.

Volleyball is a family affair for the Huffmans.  Her daughter will be playing NCAA Division I volleyball next fall and her husband is a 3-time NCAA Division I All-American and a former member of the USA Men’s Volleyball Team.  She also has a son who enjoys cheering on his big sister.

Sam Bailey

Samantha Bailey has played volleyball for nine years! She played club volleyball for 5 years and played on her high school, Marin Academy’s team, for 4 years. She now plays for the Women's First Team at the University of St. Andrews in the UK. She has coached a 12s team at Marin Juniors Volleyball Club, and this is her third year coaching at the COM camp! 
Maddie Baker

Maddie played volleyball for five years starting with Marin Juniors and then moving to Absolute. She just graduated from Redwood High School and is going to be a freshman at University of Hawaii!! This will be her third year at the COM camp and she is very excited to see all of the campers again. :) 
Ellie Barber
Ellie began playing volleyball in 5th grade. She has been playing at Drake High School for the past two years and hopes to keep playing all the way through high school onto college. She has also played for both Marin Juniors and Absolute Volleyball Club. She loves to play right side but has played both middle and outside. This is her first year coaching at the COM camp but she’s super excited!
Samantha Corvi
  
Samantha has been playing volleyball since 5th grade. She started playing club in 6th grade all the way up to 9th grade for Marin Juniors as a setter. She played for her Redwood volleyball team and currently plays for Redwood's beach volleyball team. Samantha’s main position is setter but she can also play as libero. This is her first time working for COM Volleyball Camp and she can’t wait to meet all the new campers!
Layla Dunne 
(Session I Only)

Layla started playing volleyball as a setter for Marin Juniors when she was eleven. She worked as an assistant for Volleystart and a head coach of two teams at the Marin Juniors Too volleyball program for three years. This will be her fifth year coaching at the College of Marin Volleyball Camp and she is so excited! She just finished her first year at UC Santa Barbara, is happy to be home, and can't wait to start her summer off with all the campers (old and new)!
Kieran Friedman
(Session II Only)



Kieran began playing volleyball in 5th grade! She attended San Domenico Upper School where she played on the varsity volleyball team all four years and was the team captain her junior and senior years. She has played for both Marin Juniors and Absolute Volleyball Club and has played every position, but libero. This is her first year coaching at the COM camp and she can’t wait to meet all the campers! 


Kari Geissberger
Kari will be a Junior at Marin Catholic in the Fall and has played on the Varsity team since her freshman year. Her MC team has won MCAL's and NCS for the past 2 years and Kari was named to the All-State team in 2018. She has been playing volleyball for 5 years and started her club play with Marin Juniors, but now plays on Absolute's 16 Black team. She was a former camper at the COM Volleyball Camp, where she discovered her love of volleyball and hopes to inspire lots of campers this summer!

Abby Huffman

Abby has been playing volleyball for seven years. She played on the varsity team at Terra Linda High School for three years, and has played club at Marin Juniors for four years, but also played at Nomar and Novato Youth. She usually plays middle, but has experience as an outside and right side as well. This past season, she helped coach the Marin juniors 12-green team. This year she will be a freshman at Siena college where she will be playing Division I Volleyball. She's super excited for another year of camp!!

Nayelli Munzo 

Nayelli started playing volleyball for Marin Juniors in 8th grade and she played on the varsity team at Marin Academy all four years, mainly as a middle hitter. She coached Marin Juniors Too her senior year as well as assisted the Marin Juniors 12 green team. She is going into her junior year at Chapman University where she is on the volleyball team as a middle hitter. She’s very excited for another year of camp and to meet all the new kids!
Kirsty Star

Kirsty started playing volleyball in 5th grade and has been playing club volleyball for seven years now. She also plays on the varsity team at Sir Francis Drake High School. She has played every position on the court, but mainly plays as an outside or middle hitter. This is her fourth year coaching at COM volleyball camp and she is super excited to have another amazing year at camp! 

Rhiannon Star

Rhiannon just graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. She began playing volleyball in 5th grade and continued to play all the way through high school. She played CYO for four years and then for Drake High School for another four years. She also played for Marin Juniors Volleyball Club for six seasons. In addition to playing volleyball, she has also coached this camp for seven years and can’t wait to do it again this year!

Rachael Thorson


Rachael has been playing volleyball competitively since she was ten years old. She played libero at Redwood High School and for Absolute Volleyball Club. Rachael just completed her last season as the libero at Kenyon College. She started all four years and ended her career with the second highest number of career digs in her college's history.