Florida’s Premier Boys’ Volleyball Club

COACHES

Ashley Schinzing

Director

Ashley has a well-rounded, diversified background in volleyball with experience as a coach, director, administrator, referee, and as a player. In 2010, she was promoted from Assistant Director of Orlando Gold Boys Volleyball to a Director of the club. Ashley has coached for OG since 2008, and for OVA now OTVA since 2009. The Florida Region awarded Ashley the Club Director of the year in 2018.

In 2008, 2011 and 2012, she had the proud honor of coaching her boys team to an AAU National Championship. 2014 & 2016 added 2nd Place finishes at AAU Nationals. 2016 brought a 2nd Place finish in 16’s at the USAV Boys’ Junior National Championships.

Her coaching experience, also includes eight years at Olympia High School coaching in both the boys’ and girls’ program with 2 District Championships as the Boys Varsity Head Coach.

In addition to coaching, Ashley was recruited while playing for OVA to Mississippi College as Outside Hitter, Libero.

Ashley is also a member of the Florida Region High Performance Coaching Staff. Her 7 years in the HP program has produced 2 Gold Medals, 1 Silver Medal, and 2 Bronze Medals for the Florida Region.

Tom Snodgrass

17 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. Tom is also the Facility Manager for Orlando Sports Center.

Will Saap

16 Black Head Coach

Bio coming soon!

Amber Schinzing

14 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

17 Black Head Coach

Bio coming soon!!

Emmanuel Rodriguez

12 Black Head 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.

Sarjoun Awar

14 Black Assistant Coach

Bio coming soon!

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Orlando Gold Volleyball Club
6700 Kingspointe Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32819
TEL: 407-226-0188; FAX: 407-226-0189