Head Coach: Nick Hunt

Nick joined the Asphalt Green staff in 2019 as director of the Asphalt Green Volleyball Club. He is originally from Uniondale, New York, and played for Sacred Heart University, an NCAA Division 1 team. As a professional player with the Danish Premiere League, he was a top-scorer and named MVP. Nick's success on the court earned him an invitation to the US Men's National Team in 2018. Nick previously trained athletes at the Northeast Volleyball Club in Connecticut and is a Gold Medal Squared coach. 

 

Head Coach 13U: Tyce Dagel

Tyce joined the Asphalt Green coaching staff in 2016 and is the head club volleyball coach for the 13U team. He also serves as the assistant coach of the men’s and women’s volleyball teams at Yeshiva University. Tyce is a physical education teacher and the girls varsity volleyball coach at Grace Church High School. A Montana native, Tyce earned his Bachelor of Science in health and human performance at the University of Montana. 

 

Coach 15U: Mariela Medina

Mariela joined the Asphalt Green staff in 2017. Sports have always played a large role in Mariela’s life; she began playing volleyball in middle school and later played for the girls varsity volleyball team at Bayside High School, Bayside Volleyball Club, and Evolution Volleyball Club. She continued playing at the collegiate level for Queensborough Community college, where she led her team two CUNY Athletic Conference championships, a District F championship, and a Region XV championship. 

 

Coach 14U: Blake Hixon

Blake joined the Asphalt Green staff in 2019. A Hawaii native, Blake grew up playing beach volleyball and eventually became a professional beach volleyball player. As a coach, he brings his knowledge of the sand game to the court. Blake also coaches the girls volleyball team at Hewitt High School.