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Josh Moore
Club Director

Josh Moore assumed the role of President and Club Director of Southern Swing Volleyball in
August 2016 after several years of service to the organization as a coach. Josh is also currently
the head women’s volleyball coach at Victoria College.  During his time at Victoria College, Josh
has lead his teams to four STCSL/TCCSL championships and has been recognized as conference
Coach of the Year three times.  In addition, he has conducted numerous volleyball camps and
coached club teams at various age levels.  Josh holds a Master’s Degree in Sports Management
and is an instructor at Victoria College.  





Danielle Alvarez
Coach - Southern Swing 13s & Rising Stars

Danielle Alvarez joined the coaching staff of Southern Swing Volleyball in 2014 and is a familiar
face at Southern Swing having played club in the program for 7 seasons beginning at the 12s
level. She was a member of the Victoria West volleyball team from 2010 - 2014.  Danielle received
her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting in 2018 and
is pursuing her Master's degree from the University of Houston-Victoria.  She is currently
employed at the Victoria Economic Development Corporation.






Kelly Briones
Coach - Southern Swing 11s
and Rising Stars Program Coordinator

Kelly Briones joined the coaching staff of Southern Swing Volleyball in 2012 and is a familiar face
at Southern Swing having played club in the program for 5 seasons beginning at the 13s age
level. She has coached non-travel teams through the Rising Stars program as well as club travel
teams for ages 11 through 15 and has conducted and assisted with numerous Southern Swing
camps and clinics for all ages.  Kelly is a native of Victoria and began playing volleyball in 3rd
grade.  She  continued her volleyball career at Victoria Memorial High School and then Victoria
West High School where she helped lead her team to back-to-back undefeated district
championships and two 4-A Regional Tournament appearances in 2010 and 2011 as co-captain of
the Warrior Varsity team while earning various All-District and All-Area honors.  Kelly received her
ADN from the Victoria College School of Nursing in 2015 and her BSN from the Texas Tech
University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing in 2017.  She is currently employed as a
registered nurse in the NICU at Citizens Medical Center.




Jamye Byrne
Coach - Southern Swing 17s
and Club Program Coordinator

Jamye Byrne joined the coaching staff of Southern Swing Volleyball in 2015.  She is a 2003
graduate of Victoria Memorial High School where she was named the Outstanding Hitter for the
district as well as the 1st Team All-Area Middle Blocker. Jamye continued her volleyball career,
receiving scholarships to play at San Jacinto College in 2003 and Texas Tech University in 2005.  
During her collegiate career she received numerous awards and honors including 2004-2005
Region 14 Regional All-Tournament Team, 2005 Red Raider Raider Round-Up All-Tournament
Team, Dean's list and Volleyball Graduating High Senior representing the top GPA on the women's
volleyball team.  She was also recognized as the player with the highest hitting percentage in a
match with at least 10 attempts for two seasons while at Texas Tech.  Jamye holds a Bachelor's
degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Texas Tech University.  She served as
the Victoria East High School head varsity volleyball coach for 5 seasons, leading her team to four
play-off appearances.  




Garrett Gomez
Coach - Southern Swing 14s Regional & Rising Stars

Garrett Gomez joined the coaching staff of Southern Swing Volleyball in 2013.  He is a native of
San Antonio, Texas and is currently a student at the University of Houston Victoria pursuing a
degree in Kinesiology and a minor in Education with an emphasis on science.  Garrett began his
coaching career at the YMCA where he served for several years and has also coached at Faith
Academy and Our Lady of Victory School where he has been the head volleyball coach for 3
years.  In addition, Garrett has coached club teams for ages 13 through 17 as well as youth and
middle school teams in the Rising Stars program.






Rachel Hamon
Assistant Coach - Southern Swing 14s Regional

Rachel Hamon joined the coaching staff of Southern Swing Volleyball in 2014.  She is a familiar
face at Southern Swing having played in the club program for 3 seasons beginning at the 13s age
level.  Rachel is a native of Victoria and began playing volleyball in 3rd grade.  She continued her
volleyball career at Victoria Memorial High School and then Victoria West High School where she
helped lead her team to three consecutive undefeated district championships and three 4-A
Regional Tournament appearances while earning various All-District and All- Area Honors in
addition to recognition as outstanding blocker.  She served as co-captain of the Warrior varsity
team as a senior.  Rachel received her Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology Pre-Allied Health from
the University of Houston-Victoria in 2018 and is currently employed at DeTar Health & Fitness
Center as a Fitness Tech and group fitness instructor.





Ashtyn Henkes
Coach - Southern Swing 16s & Rising Stars

Ashtyn Henkes is new to the coaching staff of Southern Swing Volleyball for the 2019 season.  She
is a 2012 graduate of Yoakum High School where she served as team captain and received
recognition as District MVP her senior year.  In addition, Ashtyn was recognized with First Team
All-State honors and was selected to play in the All-State All-Star game in Arlington, Texas
following her senior year.  After graduation, Ashtyn received a scholarship and continued her
volleyball career at Temple College where she helped her team reach the NJCAA Division 1
National Volleyball Championship as a middle blocker.  Following a knee injury at Temple she later
continued playing at Victoria College and is now enrolled there as a student.





Hannah Jaschke
Coach - Southern Swing 14s

Hannah Jaschke joined the coaching staff of Southern Swing Volleyball in 2015. She is a familiar
face at Southern Swing having played club in the program for several years beginning at the 13s
age level.  Hannah continued her volleyball career during high school where she served as
captain of the East Titan varsity volleyball team and was recognized as All-District Outstanding
Setter her senior year.  She then attended Victoria College where she served as captain of the
Lady Pirate volleyball team and was recognized as team MVP as well as MVP of the championship
conference tournament in back-to-back seasons.   





Madison Kucera
Coach - Southern Swing 16s & Rising Stars

Madison Kucera is new to the coaching staff of Southern Swing Volleyball for the 2019 season.  
She is a familiar face at Southern Swing having played in the club program for 4 seasons.  
Madison is a graduate of Edna High School where she helped lead her team to two consecutive
Regional Tournament appearances.  While in high school she was a two-time Texas Girls Coaches'
Association All-State selection and was a three-time district MVP.  Madison continued her
volleyball career at the collegiate level playing for a year at the University of Houston.  Madison
holds a Bachelor's degree in General Business from the University of Houston Victoria and is
currently employed by a CPA firm in Edna.





Brooke Smith
Coach - Southern Swing 17s

Brooke Smith is new to the coaching staff of Southern Swing Volleyball for the 2019 season.  
Brooke is a 2012 graduate of Victoria West High School where she played middle blocker and
received numerous honors including District 30 4-A MVP as well as Victoria West High School
MVP her junior and senior years.  She was also recognized as Blocker of the year with 163 blocks
in 2011 and Offensive Player of the Year with 375 kills in 2012 and received All-State honors her
senior season.  Brooke continued her volleyball career at the collegiate level playing middle and
right side at Texas State University before returning to Victoria where she is currently completing
her Bachelor's degree in Psychology at the University of Houston Victoria.





Nina Taufa'asau Vincent
Coach - Southern Swing 13s

Nina T. Vincent joined the coaching staff of Southern Swing Volleyball in 2017.  She is a 2009
graduate of Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward, California where she played as an
outside/right side hitter and earned 1st team All District honors.  Nina played for several elite
clubs including City Beach and California State Golden Bears into her 18s season.  She has
advanced to the Junior Olympics on three occasions, earning a silver medal in 2009.  During her
collegiate career, Nina was an outside hitter for California State East Bay before transferring to
Texas A&M Kingsville where she played outside/right side hitter.  Nina is a 2014 graduate of Texas
A&M Kingsville with a Bachelors Degree in Biomedical Science and is now attending Victoria
College pursuing an education in Nursing.