18 Black Assistant Coach
Tom Snodgrass has been a coach for Orlando Gold since 2002. Tom graduated from Bishop Moore Catholic High School where he also assisted the girls program and was the boys’ varsity head coach for 10 years. Tom played volleyball at the collegiate level for Webber University. During his coaching career Tom has won seven State Championships, 3 AAU Boys National Championships, a 2nd place finish in the 2016 USAV Boys 16 club division and a top 10 finish in USAV Boy’s Junior National Open Division. For the past six years Tom has coached for the Team Florida High Performance program, taking home two Gold Medals and one Bronze Medal at the High Performance Championships.
13 Black Head Coach
Amber Schinzing is starting her third season with Orlando Gold. Last year, Amber’s Orlando Gold 17 Black team was the 2019 17U AAU National Champions. Prior to this season, Amber coached two seasons collegiately as the assistant coach with the Men’s volleyball team at North Greenville University and as the assistant coach with the Women’s program at Wofford College. Prior to that, she was the graduate assistant for Harding University Women’s Volleyball Program. She also coached with Olympia High School Boys’ Volleyball for two years.
Schinzing played four years as a setter at Harding University, and earned several all-conference and tournament honors. She led her team to an undefeated season and a conference championship, while being named to the all-conference team. Amber was named the Female Scholar Athlete of the year for the Great American Conference in 2012.
Amber has played organized volleyball since she was 13, both club and high school. She lettered all four years at The First Academy and Olympia High School respectfully. On the beach circuit, she qualified and earned second place at the 2009 AAU National Beach Volleyball Tournament in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Amber holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise and Sports Science and a Masters in Business Administration.
Maureen Del Rossi
18 Black Head Coach
Coach Mo grew-up in Colorado and started playing volleyball at age 11 with Front Range Volleyball Club and later with Boulder VBC. She attended California State University Sacramento (Sacramento State) where she was a four-year starter at setter (1996-1999) for the Hornets helping her team to three NCAA appearances (1997, 1998, 1999). During her collegiate playing career, Mo was named Big Sky Conference Freshman of the Year (1996), First Team All Conference (1997, 1998, 1999), Big Sky Conference tournament MVP (1998, 1999), Big Sky Conference regular season MVP (1999) and California State University Sacramento Female Athlete of the Year (1999).
She is currently ranked 4th in Division I history with 6,520 career assists and 19th all-time with 13.26 per set career average assists (Maureen Rafferty). In 2010, Mo was inducted into Sacramento State’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
Coach Mo is no stranger to working with junior athletes. She has coached for USAV junior clubs within the Northern California, Garden Empire, Old Dominion and New England regions.
In addition to working with junior athletes, Mo has also had the opportunity to coach at the Division I level. Before taking over as Head Coach at Seton Hall University, she served as the first assistant and was elected by her peers as the Big East AVCA Assistant coaches committee representative. Most recently she worked with the Mens Division I program at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield CT.
For more than a decade, Coach Mo has also worked with athletes of all ages as a Certified Personal Trainer with additional certifications in Performance Enhancement (PES), Corrective Exercise (CES), Fitness Nutrition (FNS) , Behavior Change (BCS) and Group training (GPTS) earned through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
13 Black Assistant Coach
Emmanuel (Manny) was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico and raised in Orlando, Florida. He has been playing Volleyball for 12 years and has coached for two years. Manny played four years of Varsity Volleyball at Ocoee High School and two years of Club for Westside Volleyball Club under Chris Halliday, where they won 4th place overall at the AAU Nationals in the 18U age group in 2010. Rodriguez was also part of the first team from Ocoee high School to ever qualify and play at districts. Manny plays in several adult leagues around Central Florida.
15 Black Assistant Coach
Sarjoun has been playing volleyball since he was 12 years old. He ended his club career with Orlando Gold Volleyball Club. He attended Winter Springs High School where he achieved First Team All Conference (2018,2019), Boys Volleyball County Championship (2019), and Seminole County Player of the Year (2019). Sarjoun continues to play for UCF’s Mens Club Volleyball Team, where he also is studying to become an Industrial Engineer. This is his first year coaching at Orlando Gold and OTVA.
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