The most important component of any successful sports organization is its coaching staff.  Club Cactus Juniors Volleyball is proud to have dedicated and experienced coaches working with all of our athletes.  Most of the coaches have multiple years of experience with Club Cactus Juniors, including playing for CCJ while younger.  The CCJ Staff is also heavily involved in the Tucson Volleyball Community - besides coaching club, our staff are high school coaches, middle school coaches, and college coaches.

The Club Cactus Juniors Volleyball Club also has a highly experienced support staff that oversees all club coaches and players in the club. A Director, Technical Advisor, Coach Advisor, Lead Coaches, and a Consultant all provide support and direction for the coaching staff while also working directly with CCJ's National, Regional, and Developmental players.

All coaches are background screened and certified through USA Volleyball.  In addition, Club Cactus Juniors requires all coaches to attend monthly coaches meetings and professional development clinics during the season.

Danny Arias

Head Coach, 14-Mizuno

Head Coach; Empire High School Women's Volleyball

Jerred Azares

Head Coach; CCJ 14-Navy

Jerry Azares

Assistant Coach; Ironwood Ridge High School Volleyball

Chelsea Crane

Assistant Coach; Ironwood Ridge High School Volleyball

Brad Friesen

Youth Academy Lead Coach

Alysha Hall

SafeSport Coordinator

Elden Haymore

Assistant Coach; Pima College Women's Volleyball

Ashleigh Houlton

Head Coach; Ironwood Ridge High School Men's Volleyball

Emily Kiser

Assistant Coach; University of Arizona Beach Volleyball

Bill Lang

Head Coach: CCJ 18-Mizuno/CCJ 16-Silver

Executive Director

Head Coach; Ironwood Ridge High School Women's Volleyball, Beach Volleyball

Sara Lippitt

Head Coach, CCJ 14-Silver

Tim Nordensson

Head Coach, CCJ 17-Mizuno

Regional Lead Coach

Assistant Coach; Ironwood Ridge High School Volleyball

Keira Perkins

Assistant Coach; Mountain View High School Volleyball

David Rubio

Head Coach, CCJ 14-Mizuno

Technical Advisor

Head Coach; University of Arizona Women's Volleyball

Tatum Schertzer

Assistant Coach; 13-Mizuno

Positional Coach (Setters)

Cheryl Wojdyla

Court Trainer; Assistant Coach

Assistant Coach; Ironwood Ridge High School Volleyball

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