18 Black Co-Head 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.
17 Black Assistant Coach & 14 Black Head Coach
Matt has been playing and coaching volleyball for thirteen years. He was a four year varsity player at Lake Mary High School, where he won multiple district and regional championships as well as setting the record for most assists in a single season. He also played at Orlando Gold for 4 years winning multiple tournaments, including an AAU National Championship. Matt now coaches boys and girls volleyball at Lake Mary High School, and took the boys program to a 26-2 record and an appearance in the state quarter finals in his first year coaching! Matt has taken his High school boys to three consecutive district and regional championships, and a state runner-up finish.
17 Black Head Coach
Amber Schinzing is starting her second season with Orlando Gold. 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 Gold Head Coach & 14 Black Assistant Coach
Bio coming soon!!
17 Gold 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.
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Orlando Gold Volleyball Club
6700 Kingspointe Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32819
TEL: 407-226-0188; FAX: 407-226-0189