2017 Camp Coaches

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.

Sam Bailey

Samantha Bailey has played volleyball for 8 years! She played club volleyball for 5 years and played on her high school, Marin Academy’s team, for 4 years. She has coached a 12s team at Marin Juniors Volleyball Club, and this is her second year coaching at the COM camp! She will be going to the University of St. Andrews in the fall.

Danielle Baker
I am Danielle Baker and will be a Sophomore at Drake High School. I have been playing volleyball since the 6th grade and have played at Drake HS and for Marin Juniors as well as Absolute. For the past three years I participated in the COM Summer Volleyball Camp as a camper, and I love the coaches and training so much that I asked to come back this year as an assistant coach. I look forward to spending these coming two weeks helping out with a sport I am passionate about.

Katie Baker

I am Katie Baker and I will be a senior at Redwood High School. I started playing volleyball at 5th grade when I joined the CYO program. I played CYO through 8th grade, but started also playing at the club level at 6th grade. I played as a libero on a club level team for 3 years, then went on to be a libero for the freshman team at Redwood my first year of high school. I am very passionate about sport and I am so excited to be teaching younger kids how to play!

Maddie Baker

I am Maddie Baker and I will be a senior at Redwood High School this upcoming year. I started by playing CYO volleyball when I was in 5th grade and ended when I was in 8th grade. Then I moved to a more competitive level, playing for a club. The following year I played for Marin Juniors, and then moved to absolute where I played for the next three years. I also participated in the COM camp for years years as a camper, and last summer I took pictures for the camp, and worked as an assistant coach. This will be my second year coaching and I am very excited to be back! 

Layla Dunne 



Layla started playing volleyball as a setter for Marin Juniors when she was eleven. She has 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 fourth year coaching at the College of Marin Volleyball Camp and she is so excited! She just graduated from Redwood High School and can't wait to start her summer off meeting and working with all the campers (old and new)!

Gianna Esposito
(Session I Only)


Gianna Esposito has played volleyball since she was ten years old. She started with St. Pats CYO then moved into Absolute Volleyball Club. Gianna played on varsity at Marin Catholic for four years. Her senior year she was captain and voted "Most Inspirational." Gianna just completed her first year at Johnson and Wales as the starting libero. Gianna is majoring in business administration and is participating in the "Sharp Program" so she can graduate and start graduate school early. Gianna has four siblings. 

Kari Geissberger
(Session I Only)


My name is Kari Geissberger and I just completed my freshman year at Marin Catholic High School. I was on the varsity volleyball team my freshman year, where we won MCALs and NCS. I have been playing volleyball since I was 10 and also attended the COM Volleyball Camp for 2 years. I am currently on the 15 Black team at Absolute Volleyball Club and was with Marin Juniors for 2 years prior. This will be my first coaching experience and I hope that I can inspire the campers to enjoy volleyball as much as I do!


    

Jenn Huezo 



Jenny started playing for Marin Juniors when she was thirteen years old. She graduated from Drake High School where she played on the Varsity team for three years as a starting setter, but has also played outside, opposite, and DS for her club team. She is currently a freshmen at College of Marin where she's the starting setter for the team. Jenny has been coaching for four years for the Marin Juniors Too program and has coached for the Marin Juniors 12's team for three seasons. She's very eager and excited to meet and coach new kids at camp!

Abby Huffman
I have been playing volleyball since 5th grade and am going into my senior year of high school at Terra Linda. I have been on Varsity since sophomore year, and have played club at Marin Juniors, Novato Youth, and Nomar. I am committed to Siena college, where I will be playing middle. I usually play middle, but I love to hit outside every once in a while. This will be my second year coaching the COM camp, and I am looking forward to it!
  
Owen Karlenzig

Owen plays volleyball at UC Santa Barbara where he is a second year. He is an Outside Hitter/Opposite Hitter. He played for Sir Francis Drake High School for four years and was "Player of the Year" his senior year and MCAL first team for three years. Owen has coached volleyball for four years now, coaching at both Absolute Volleyball and Marin Juniors. He loves beach volleyball!  

Nayelli Munoz

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 second 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!


Carol Raffety
(Session I Only)

My name is Carol Raffety! I've been playing volleyball since I was 9. It has been apart of life since I was a child. Growing up I had a lot of family issues and what I relied on most was volleyball being my outlet. My sister played and my uncle played and I was always at their practices and games. I have played at NOMAR volleyball club, Marin Juniors, and finally Absolute Volleyball Club. From there I received a full ride scholarship to play sat Virginia Tech. Where I started as a libero my freshman year and broke a record and now going back next month to train for my sophomore year. Volleyball is my life and there aren't a lot of things that can compare to it besides my mom.

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 third year coaching at COM volleyball camp and she is super excited to have another amazing year at camp! 


 Rhiannon Star

Rhiannon just finished her third year at 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 six years and can’t wait to do it again this year!