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St. Pius X Golden Lions
John Frederick, Head Varsity Volleyball Coach
This will be Coach Frederick's eighteenth year at St. Pius X as Head of the Volleyball program. His teams have been 646-271-1 in his tenure at St. Pius X, culminating in 2013 with the school’s first State Championship. His win total makes him currently the second leading active coach in Georgia. Prior to St. Pius X, Coach Frederick was an assistant coach at Westminster where he helped with ten state championship teams in 17 years in Volleyball, Track and Cross Country. In addition to his Volleyball duties at St. Pius X, Coach Frederick teaches Physics and Chemistry. He is married to Ann Frederick and they have three grown children, David, Allison and Kelsey.
Erin Villella, Assistant Varsity Volleyball Coach
Erin is a 2013 graduate of St. Pius X and played on two banner raising teams while at St. Pius X. While here she was the player who was most thought to be destined to go into coaching. We are glad that prophecy came true. A recent graduate of Georgia Southern, Erin will be joining the elementary school faculty at IHM and starting her coaching career helping with the varsity program.
Alex Nguyen, Assistant Varsity Volleyball Coach
Coach Alex returns to our coaching staff for the 2018 season in a new role, following two seasons as our head JV coach. He is a current student at Georgia State University and serves in US Army reserve. He has been an assistant coach at the Tsunami Volleyball club. We are delighted to have him moving up to our varsity staff.
Kelli Terracino, Head Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach
Kelli is a 2012 St. Pius X graduate and is best know to volleyball fans for the play that sent us to the 2011 state championship game. She recently changed jobs and joined the PE department faculty at St. Jude's. This change allows her to return to the St. Pius X volleyball coaching staff where she has previously served as JV coach and Boys coach. She is engaged to St. Pius X teacher and coach Todd Stewart.
Lindsay Michaels, Head Freshman Volleyball Coach
Coming off two seasons as a player at Oglethorpe University, Lindsay is transitioning into coaching. She coached with the Tsunami 12-1 team this spring that includes a number of students in the St. Pius X pipeline. She is a student at North Georgia University.
Katie LePage, Head Middle School Gold Volleyball Coach
Coach LePage returns to coach our middle school gold team for a seventh season. She is a 2010 graduate of Georgia Tech, where she played on the club volleyball team. She was a setter at Jacksonville University before transferring to Tech to complete her Mechanical Engineering degree. She is married to Thomas LePage and they have two young children.
Kierra Dantzler, Head Middle School Navy Volleyball Coach
Kierra has over 20 years of volleyball experience as a player and coach. She has coached volleyball at the high school and club levels in Georgia for the last 7 years, earning a GICAA State Championship and Coach of the Year in 2014. Kierra is a Chicago State University graduate with a degree in Early Childhood Education and the mom of two children, Daniel and Trinity. Trinity is a current player on the St. Pius Gold team.