Kevin Hughes

Coach Kevin has been an SRVC coach since the club’s inception. As Head Coach of our 14 and 15 teams in 2013 and 2014, Coach Kevin led his teams to 3 CHRVA tournament wins. He grew up playing competitive baseball and soccer, but discovered his passion for volleyball while at University of Maryland where he played in intramural leagues. He has continued playing in competitive adult leagues in this area and rarely misses a summer weekend playing 2’s, 3’s or 4’s on the beach. Kevin started coaching as an opportunity to help his niece’s Club Volleyball team in Southern Maryland. He is IMPACT and SafeSport certified and enjoys helping his players experience “lightbulb moments”, when they master a new skill and are able to reach the next level in their game.

Caitlyn Houck

Coach Caitlyn loves coaching younger players who are new to the game. She enjoys helping them grow and develop throughout the season. Her focus on the basics helps her players appreciate and enjoy the game. Coach Caitlyn played 6 years for SRVC, and during her 15U season was awarded Best Server at Capitol Hill Classic.  She is currently playing at Shenandoah University.  Coach Caitlyn coached  a 14U team with Crofton Athletic Association and was an assistant coach for our 12U Hurricanes. Caitlyn holds IMPACT and SafeSport coaching certificates. 

Chad Houck

Coach Chad has been with SRVC since 2012  and has been an Assistant Coach for our 14U, 15U and 16U teams. His volleyball career began in junior high school on the beaches of New Jersey and he played throughout college as a setter on UMBC’s Club Team. He began his coaching career as an Assistant Coach for the Johns Hopkins University women’s team, where he was named Head Coach in his second season. Coach Chad has also worked to support various volleyball camps and clinics at SRVC and has coached for the Crofton Athletic Council. He is IMPACT and SafeSport Certified.

"I believe in the skills development system that SRVC established and enjoy seeing the successes of every team in the program. Each year we see improvement in individual players and watch teams grow to become a close group of friends with wonderful support from their family and friends.”

Hannah Krauss

Coach Hannah's volleyball career started at Severna Park High School, where she played all four years and helped her team win the State Championships her senior year. Coach Hannah also played four years of club volleyball and went to the Girls Junior National Championships twice. In college, she was captain and starting middle hitter for the St. Mary's College of Maryland women’s varsity team. Coach Hannah has been involved with SRVC since 2016, and she enjoys teaching young players the fundamentals of volleyball so they can learn to love the game as much as she does. Coach Hannah holds IMPACT and SafeSport coaching certificates.


Coach Bekah is the Varsity Head Coach at St. Mary’s High School. In only her second year at St. Mary’s, Coach Bekah led the Saints to their first ever Championship appearance in 2016. Coach Bekah’s love for the game extends beyond St. Mary’s High School. She devoted her offseason time as an assistant coach with the Southern Maryland Juniors girls 14s and 18s teams for three years.  Bekah holds IMPACT and SafeSport coaching certificates.

Shawn Lasek

Coach Shawn began his volleyball career at a young age and eventually played competitive club level volleyball through his college years competing in national level tournaments.  Coach Shawn is a father of two girls and is an advocate of a healthy lifestyle and participates in Cross fit \ cycling.  Coach Shawn works to instill his love of sport and fitness into developing athletes as he understands their importance. After a hiatus from the sport he became IMPACT, SafeSport and CAP certified and  started coaching for the Crofton Athletic council and now we are excited he has joined the SRVC family.

Coach Shawn enjoys coaching with SRVC because he believes “SRVC establishes an environment that supports positive learning while developing the skills of all athletes.  The camaraderie, passion, discipline and athleticism required to be successful are my core values and are part of the coaching process.” 

Alicia Oliver

Coach Alicia played four years for Arundel High school. She began coaching in college and played in a women’s league at the Volleyball House in Eldridge, MD. She was the JV head coach for Northeast High School for 2 years and spent 1 year as varsity assistant. She was the JV head coach for 2 years at Annapolis Area Christian School and was also an Annapolis Area Christian Varsity Assistant. Alicia holds IMPACT and SafeSport coaching certificates. 

Alicia Patz

Coach Alicia's volleyball career began at Patuxent High School where she played for several years, in addition to two years of playing club.  She began her coaching career with Patuxent's Junior Varsity team in 2005.  She has since coached many age groups for various clubs in the region. Coach Alicia's focus is developing the strong fundamental skills that are required to be successful in the sport. Coach Alicia holds IMPACT and SafeSport coaching certifications.

Wendy Sale

Coach Wendy began her volleyball career at Albemarle High School in her hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia.  She continued her career as a dual athlete, playing both both volleyball and tennis for Barton College in North Carolina.  Wendy's love of athletics led to her coaching many youth sports over the past 20 years - not just volleyball, but tennis, basketball, and soccer.  She eventually settled into coaching volleyball in the roles of both assistant and head coach for 13U and up with other CHRVA clubs.  Coach Wendy found a home with SRVC in 2017 as an assistant coach for both the 16U and 17U teams.  Coach Wendy holds a CAP I certification, and is IMPACT and SafeSport Certified.

John Walsh

Coach John began playing volleyball in Civil Air Patrol’s National Cadet Competition on the New Jersey Wing Dragon Drill Team, winning National Championships 3 out of 4 years.  He also participated in many beach tournaments in the Jersey Shore Volleyball Association at the AA-level.  Coach John walked on and competed at the collegiate level on the New Jersey Institute of Technology Volleyball Team in Newark, New Jersey.  Upon entering the US Air Force, he continued to compete on base teams playing in tournaments throughout his career in Nebraska, South Korea, the Washington DC area, North Dakota, and Germany.  After moving to Maryland, Coach John was an assistant coach for 4 seasons, then a head coach for 5 seasons in the Gambrills-Odenton Recreation Council with his last season achieving a perfect record 21/O sets.  He continues to play in coed and men’s leagues at the Elkridge Volleyball House and at the Maryland Juniors Sports Complex.

Coach John says that he "loves competing and coaching volleyball because it’s a fun sport!  Additionally, there are numerous physical and mental benefits that playing sports brings.  Competitive volleyball brings out the best in individuals and teams helping athletes achieve the best version of themselves.  There are also so many leadership, character and life lessons that can be learned from competing and working as a team."