Southern/St. George Coaches 2019/2020
GSL SOUTHERN/ST. GEORGE COACHES
|Robyn Felder||Recruiting Profiles & Education|
|Christina Ditri||Membership & Sub Coach|
National & Elite
|18's||Kimee Clark Clegg + Assistant|
|17's||Tera Carter + Assistant|
|16's||Sydney Johnson + Assistant|
Assistants & Co-Coaches
Local & Competitive Travel
|15's & 16's||Lauren Gammell & Rebekah Farris|
|12's, 13's & 14's||Jordyn Nelson, Mykenna Nelson, Ariel Bundy, Ashtyn Ochoa Chayse Daugherty, Siara Roberts|
18's + ASSISTANT
Kimee Clark Clegg
Kimee Clark Clegg is starting her first season with GSL after spending the last 2 years with her family in Germany.
Prior to the big move Kimee coached at Southern Utah Volleyball Academy for 6 years coaching many of Southern Utah’s top volleyball prospects. She also spent 2 years on the coaching staff at Dixie High School under Coach Stacy Leavitt.
A native of St. George, Utah, Clegg graduated from Dixie High School in 2007. Her senior year she led her team to a 2nd place finish in the state tournament as a captain/setter. She received 1st team All-State & 2nd team All Region Honors.
She went on to play volleyball at Arizona Western College for two seasons, where she earned her Associates Degree in General Studies. While at AWC Clegg was on the Deans honor roll, lead her team as Captain to a Region Championship win and received 1st team All-Region and 2nd team All-Conference honors.
Clegg transfered to Dixie State after graduation and spent her last 2 seasons playing for Darice Pratt and Robyn Felder. She graduated with a degree in Buisness. While at Dixie she met Dixie State Basketball player Landon Clegg. Landon and Kimee have been married for 8 years and have 5 children Oaklynn(4), Hayden(4), Riley(2), Cache(2) & Taylor(9m).
16's, 17's, OR 18's ASSISTANT
At Dixie State 2018: Starting Middle Blocker and Leader for the Trailblazers. She’s Collected Third Team D2CCA and Honorable Mention AVCA All-America honors, along with RMAC Defensive Player of the Year, first team all-RMAC and D2CCA South Central Region, and AVCA Region honorable mention awards last season … was the 2018 NCAA Division II national statistical champion in blocks per set (1.56 bps) and finished the year ranked sixth-nationally in total blocks (162) … named RMAC Defensive Player of the Week four times … shattered both DSU single-season block assist (148) and total blocks records (162), and became DSU’s career leader in block assists (263) and total blocks (288) … also tied DSU’s single-season record for total blocks (11) vs. Colorado Mesa (9/15), at CMU (10/12) and vs. Regis (10/27) … offensively hit .220 on the season with 162 kills and had six or more kills on 13 occasions, including eight kills vs. UCCS (11/6), and posted her first career double-double with 10 kills and 11 blocks at CMU (10/12) … named to the RMAC Academic Honor Roll … 2017: Earned second team all- PacWest recognition … started in all 28 matches in 2017 and finished the year fourth in the PWC in total blocks (119) and block assists (108), and seventh overall in solo blocks (11) … collected five or more blocks in 12 of her 28 starts and tied DSU’s single-match record for block assists with 10 vs. Point Loma (10/21) … her 119 total blocks and 108 block assists are both second-best on DSU’s single-season lists … on the offensive side, finished second on team in kills (217) and reached double figures in kills seven times, including a career-high 21 kills in an come-from-behind five-set win at Hawai’i Pacific (9/22) … earned Academic All-PacWest honors … 2016 … Appeared in nine matches and saw time in 14 total sets … finished the year with 13 kills, seven block assists and five digs … tallied a season-high nine kills in her third collegiate match vs. Cal State Monterey Bay (9/3) and collected a season-best three digs vs. Notre Dame de Namur (10/3) … earned Academic All-PacWest honors.
At Spanish Fork High School: Was a two-time Utah 4A all-state and all-region selection … helped lead the Dons to a 13-7 record this past season … also earned academic all-region honors and is an honors student.
Personal: Born February 5, 1998 in Texas … parents are Mike and Angela Gammell … father Mike played quarterback at Dixie State … also recruited by Southern Utah, Snow College and Salt Lake CC … played club volleyball for Club Utah … currently majoring in communication/media studies.
16's ELITE + ASSISTANT
At Dixie State 2018: Starting Outside Hitter and Leader for the Trailblazers. Played in 17 matches with one start and saw action in 29 total sets … tallied 54 total kills with 10 aces, 43 digs and six total blocks … tied career-highs with 14 kills and nine digs in a five-set loss at Colorado School of Mines (9/28) … was named to the RMAC Academic Honor Roll … 2017: Appeared in 25 matches with seven starts and saw time in 54 sets … collected 85 kills, six aces, 46 digs and 16 total blocks (one solo) … tallied a career-high 14 kills vs. Concordia (OR) (9/9) and had 13 kills and a career-best nine digs vs. Stanislaus State (9/7) … earned Academic All-PacWest honors.
At Central Valley High School: Earned three varsity letters in volleyball for the Bears and was part of three-straight district and regional championship teams … was a first team all-Greater Spokane League selection and earned numerous academic awards in the classroom … also lettered in track and field and posted a third-place state finish in the high jump and a pair of state top-eight results in the pole vault.
Personal: Born October 12, 1998 in Provo, Utah … parents are John and Jenny Johnson … also recruited by Idaho State, Hawai’i Pacific and Concordia … played club volleyball for the VIP Juniors, CATS and Rivals VBC … currently majoring in business administration.
Coaching: 2nd Year. 1st Year with SUVA, & Currently Club GSL
16's or 17's ELITE CO-COACH
At Dixie State 2016: Played in three matches and four total sets … finished with five kills, two digs and three block assists … collected all five kills in a two-set appearance vs. Holy Names (9/24).
At Utah 2015: Appeared in three matches and five total sets and finished with two kills and a service ace.
At Chaparral High School: Was a four-year letter winner in volleyball and played outside hitter and middle blocker … garnered second-team all-league honors in 2012 … named MaxPrep Volleyball Player of the Week was a four-time recipient of the CIF Scholar-Athlete award … also was a student leadership committee representative … graduated in May 2013.
Coaching: Southern Utah Volleyball Academy 2 years, Club GSL Southern Fall 2019 & Current
12's TRAVEL COACH
Current Starting Setter 2019
At Dixie State 2018: Collected honorable mention all-RMAC accolades … played in and started in all 28 matches and 104 sets … collected 25 or more assists in 10 of her 28 starts with five double-doubles, two of which came in postseason play vs. Colorado Mesa (22A/11D in RMAC semis; 16A/13D in NCAA First Round) … dished out a careerhigh 37 assists at UCCS (9/29) … tallied 39 kills on the year, including a career-best four kills vs. CMU (9/15), and finished with 191 digs … was named to the RMAC Academic Honor Roll … 2017: Played in all 28 matches with 27 starts as a true freshman and finished with a team-high 519 assists (5.09 aps) … also collected 19 service aces (t-3rd on the team) and finished third on the club in digs with 215 … recorded nine double-doubles, including a season-high 30 assists with 14 digs at Point Loma (11/4), and a career-best 16 digs and 18 assists at Notre Dame de Namur (10/11) … dished out 20 or more assists 10 times overall … earned Academic All-PacWest honors.
At Greenway High School: Was a four-year varsity starter for the Demons and was a multiple time all-district and all-section honoree … helped lead GHS to the 2015 Arizona Division III state championship and a state runner-up finish in 2016 … the Demons played to a 109-11 overall record over her four-year career … earned first team all-state honors in 2015 and 2016, was named Section IV Player of the Year in 2015, and was a MaxPreps medium schools second team All-America selection in 2015 … also lettered in tennis and posted a 13-1 singles record as a senior … earned the 2016-17 GHS Female Athlete of the Year and Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete awards.
Personal: Born June 25, 1999 in Phoenix, Arizona … parents are Jeff and Shannon Nelson … mother Shannon played volleyball collegiately at Colorado Mesa, Arizona State and Phoenix College … younger sister Mykenna is a freshman on the DSU volleyball team … also recruited by Colorado Mesa, UTEP and Southeastern Missouri … currently majoring in medical laboratory science.
Coaching: 1 year SUVA, 2nd Year Club GSL Southern
12's TRAVEL COACH
Current Dixie State Starting Libero, Freshman
At Greenway High School: Was a four-year varsity letter winner at GHS and helped lead the Demons to their second Arizona 4A state championship as a senior on her way to conference and Skyline Region Player of the Year honors … was a multiple all-state, all-region and all-district team honoree … finished with more than 1,500 career digs … GHS played to a 140-20 overall record during her four-year playing career … was a two-time team MVP, was voted GHS Female Athlete of the Year, and won the Outstanding Senior Award … also earned three varsity letters in tennis.
Personal: Born January 25, 2001 in Phoenix, Arizona … parents are Jeff and Shannon Nelson … mother Shannon played volleyball collegiately at Colorado Mesa, Arizona State and Phoenix College … older sister Jordyn is a junior on the DSU volleyball team …originally signed to play volleyball at Oregon State … also recruited by Santa Clara, Colorado Mesa and Bucknell … played club volleyball for the AZ Storm and Aspire VBC … favorite athlete is Steph Curry … plans to major in sports and recreation management.
Co-coaching with Sister Jordyn Nelson this year for Club GSL Southern.
15's & 16's ASSISTANT
Current Starting RS & Setter
Dixie State 2018: Garnered Second Team AVCA All-America honors, along with first team all-RMAC and AVCA South Central Region and second team D2CCA Region recognition in her debut season … led the team in kills (286) and double-doubles (12), including a 12-kill, 16-assist effort in the NCAA regional loss to CMU (11/15) … posted a 14-kill, 12-assist night with nine digs and four blocks in the RMAC quarterfinal win over UCCS (11/6) … finished second on the team in assists (287), fifth in digs (128) and fourth in blocks (78) … posted double figures in kills in 16 of 26 outings, including nine RMAC matches … tallied a career-high 19 kills in wins vs. Northwest Nazarene (8/24) and Tarleton State (8/30) … was named RMAC Offensive Player of the Week (9/17).
At Salt Lake CC (2017-18): Earned second team all-region and first team all-Scenic West Conference tourney honors as a freshman … helped lead the Bruins to the 2017 SWAC championship … was a two-time SWAC offensive player of the week honoree and finished second on the team in kills (228), assists (421) and service aces (32).
At Salem Hills High School: Was a two-time all-region and all-state pick, and was selected to the 2016 Utah 4A All-Star team … helped lead her AAU club team to a 2016 national volleyball championship and earned 2016 AAU All-America honors.
Personal: Born November 11, 1998 in Payson, Utah … parents are David and Kathy Treanor … mother Kathy was an All-American volleyball player at Utah Valley State College and went on to play at BYU, while father David was also a student-athlete at BYU … also recruited by Utah State and Arizona State … played club volleyball for Club Utah … favorite athlete is Muhammad Ali … currently majoring in communication/media studies.
Coaching: Last Year Co-Coach Club GSL Southern, & Current 2019/2020
13's TRAVEL COACH
At Dixie State 2018: Sat out the season as a redshirt … 2017: Saw time in nine matches and 11 total sets … tallied 11 kills, four aces, one dig and one total block … collected a career-high three kills vs. Academy of Art (11/12) … earned Academic All- PacWest honors.
At Thatcher High School: Earned three varsity letters in volleyball and was part of two Arizona Division 4 state championship teams in 2014 and 2015 … helped lead the Eagles to a 13-3 record as a senior … was a two-time first team all-section and alldivision selection and earned division MVP honors in 2015 … also lettered in basketball as helped lead THS to the 2015 2A state title.
Personal: Born December 31, 1998 in Safford, Arizona … parents are Brandon and Stacey Lunt … husband’s name is Luke … also recruited by Arizona, New Mexico State, Utah State and Southern Utah … played club volleyball for the Gila Valley Juniors … currently majoring in exercise science.
Coaching: 2nd Season Coach with Club GSL Southern
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Played 4 years at BYU – with a short stint of Professional Volleyball.
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