Mike and Sarah Roush
Between Mike and Sarah, they have coached basketball, softball, volleyball, tennis, and select soccer for 36 years. They had coached volleyball at Xenia High School, and before leaving, the JV team had posted Xenia’s first winning record for any team there in 31 years. They coached Carroll High School's 9th grade and JV squads and were blessed with great athletes and 2 winning seasons. They also coach an independent/home school (fall) high school team called Faith Christian High School, based out of Faith Community United Methodist Church in Xenia, Ohio. The team took runner-up at their Regional tourney in Erie, PA in their first year together, and the team last year consisting of current Magic coaches took 1st place at their Regional tournament, beating teams from New York, Illinois, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky. Sarah and Mike had coached 2 other clubs before starting Magic to incorporate some changes in philosophies and goals.
Andrea Gerstner......has played volleyball since 7th grade. She played six years of club volleyball and also played high school volleyball for Carroll. She played for Sarah for many years including playing on her 18s team her junior year. She also was an assistant coach for Sarah and mike last year for their 14s team along with their 15s and 13s team. She is currently attending wright state university studying biomedical engineering. She will be coaching the 14 1 team this year. She can't wait to get the season started and teach the girls the finer points of this sport!
Melissa Holt ................Former Tecumseh Middle School 8th Coach since 2005 has played, coached and has been involved with volleyball since 1981. She played six year of volleyball for Tecumseh Local Schools and also played on many adult A/B leagues since graduating in 1987. She started out assistant coaching in 2005 for Tecumseh Middle School for the 7th and 8th grade volleyball moving to head coach position for the 8th grade team in 2006. She has also guest coached for Tecumseh High School JV team in 2012 and was the Assistant Coach for CBVC Matchpoint Volleyball Club in 2012 and SOJO volleyball in 2008 and National Trails youth volleyball in 2007.
Career highpoint -With many winning records in 2011 her 8th Middle School team went undefeated with a record of 21-0 in Central Buckeye Conference seeding 1st and placing second in the championships. Leaving her coaching position in 2012 due to a career change, Coach Holt has two daughters who have played for Magic Volleyball Club since 2008. Melissa is very excited to be coaching for Magic Volleyball this year and to be back in the club where her daughter, Allyson considers "Back Home".
Erika Holt............Currently a junior at Wright State University studying Rehab Services and soon going for Occupational Therapy. She has many years of volleyball experience and continues to play. Erika has played volleyball since 7th grade and played all 4 years of high school while making the varsity team by her sophomore year and became a 3 year varsity letterman. She was in the top 10 in the CBC for most aces and in the top 15 for most kills in a game. Erika was an outside hitter for many years and broke Tecumseh's schools 24 year old record for most kills in a game with 22 kills. She was selected for an all-star team her senior year along with honorable mention for first team CBC her senior year. Erika was selected as most improved player and most valuable player from her freshman to senior year. In Magic Volleyball, Erika received best offense award and has been with Magic Volleyball Club since she was 16 years old and played club for 3 years. Erika was an assistant
coach for Magic’s 15s and 16s team last season, and will now have her own 14s and 15s team for this year. Erika looks very forward to the new season and can’t wait to get started
NEW FOR SPRING 2014:
Jessica McCann..............The NCJAA National Libero of the Year in 2009. She is going to train all the teams DS's and Libero's, but her main teams are our 16's and 17's. We are thrilled to have her!
Morgan Potts...........Morgan has played volleyball since she was in 4th grade. She played 5 years of club volleyball and also played high school volleyball for Troy Christian. She was the first freshman at Troy Christian to make varsity in volleyball. She played for Sarah and Mike in 8th and 9th grade. She is a senior at Troy Christian and plans on going to Wright State University next year to study Accounting. She cant wait to get the season started and teach the girls the sport she loves!