Coach Coletta

Coach Coletta entered his first year as the Boys’ Varsity Volleyball Coach during the 2011 season. In seven seasons the team has had a record of 70-18 in Suburban Council Play and an overall record of 86-28, five sectional final appearances, 2015 Sectional Championship, 2015 Regional Championship and 2015 NYSPHSAA semi finalist. 2011 the team was ranked #7 in New York State and ranked #6 in 2012. Previously, he served as the junior varsity coach for seven years. The team was undefeated in Suburban Council play in the 2009 & 2010 seasons. In addition to coaching at Shenendehowa, Coach Coletta spent a number of years coaching and playing with the Capital District Selects 17's, 18's. Coach Coletta is also the Club Director for the Clifton Park based Capital Sliders Volleyball Club which produces student athletes who are prepared for their educational and college athletic experience.

Coach Coletta is a current physical education teacher at the Shenendehowa High School West and a Shenendehowa 2000 graduate. Coach Coletta continued his education at SUNY Cortland where he graduated in the spring of 2004 with his B.S. in Physical Education. During the spring of 2004 Coach Coletta was hired as the Junior Varsity Baseball Coach for the Onondaga Tigers at Onondaga Central Schools in Central New York. Later that year he was hired by Shenendehowa as a high school physical education teacher. In his time at Shenendehowa, Coach Coletta has also served as a volunteer assistant for the Boy’s Varsity Basketball team in the 2004-2005 seasons. In the years 2006-2009 Coach Coletta was an Assistant Boy’s Outdoor Track and Field coach where he focused on the development of sprinters, long and triple jumpers. 2011-2016 he served as the Freshman baseball head coach for Shenendehowa. During his time at SUNY Cortland, he was a member of the Boy’s Track and Field team in 2001-2003 and a member of the Boy’s XC Running team in the fall of 2002. Coach received his Masters in Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment from Walden University in 2008.

Coach Coletta resides in Clifton Park with his Wife Colleen and their three sons Jackson, Caleb, and Wyatt.

Coach Halpern

Coach Halpern enters his 3rd season with the Shenendehowa Boys Volleyball program. His first two years were spent as a volunteer coach with the program and he has since been named the Assistant Coach for the Varsity Boys this fall. Coach Halpern was a former 4-year player for Shenendehowa as a Libero and was a team captain in his senior year earning Honorable Mention recognition. He also played baseball at Shenendehowa and graduated in 2010.


Coach Halpern attended SUNY Cortland in pursuit of a Physical Education (K-12) teaching degree. He is currently working in his 2nd year as the Physical Education Teacher at Tesago Elementary School. Aside from Volleyball, Coach Halpern is the Mod-9 girls basketball head coach, a volunteer assistant coach with the baseball program, head coach for the CPH Gators Summer Baseball program (6 years), and the director of the Youth Skills Baseball Camp for GC Sports.

Coach Hagner

Coach Hagner's has been coaching the JV Boys Volleyball team since the fall of 2012. Coach Hagner currently teaches Physical Education at Skano Elementary School and coaches boys lacrosse in the spring season. Coach Hagner continuously strives to improve his coaching craft and hopes that his players push to be the best versions of themselves on and off the court. Coach Hagner is a Shenendehowa alumni who was a three sport Varsity athlete in lacrosse, soccer, and indoor track and field. Coach Hagner studied Physical Education and Health Education at SUNY Cortland where he was a member of the 2006 Division 3 National Championship winning lacrosse team and the 2006 SUNYAC All-Academic team.

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