Coaching Staff

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 688-276-1 in his tenure at St. Pius X, culminating in 2013, 2018 with the school’s first two State Championships.  He approaches a trio of milestones this year: win 9 will be his 700th as a head coach; win 12 will be his 700th at St. Pius X and win 14 will be his 1000th coaching victory including his JV teams 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. He is married to Ann Frederick and they have three grown children, David, Allison and Kelsey.

Alex Nguyen, Assistant Varsity Volleyball Coach

Coach Alex returns to our coaching staff for the 2019 season in his second season as a varsity assistant, following two seasons as our head JV coach.  He is a current student at Georgia State University and serves as a Sargent in US Army reserve. He has announced this is his last year in this role as next year he will be on a full year active military service. He has been an assistant coach at the Tsunami Volleyball club.

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, in 2018 she finally got her ring in her first season of coaching.  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 graduate of Georgia Southern, Erin teaches fourth grade at IHM and starting returns to help bolster our varsity staff. 

Kelli Stewart, Head Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach

Not a new coach, just a new name, 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 works both as a part time PE teacher at St. Jude's and at the CDC.  We are happy to have her return as the JV volleyball coach following a number of successful years in that role.  She was recently married to St. Pius X faculty member, Todd Stewart, thus the name change.

Lindsay Michaels, Head Freshman Volleyball Coach 

Coming off two seasons as a player at Oglethorpe University, Lindsay has been a great addition to the St. Pius X coaching staff as our freshman coach.  Her freshman team last year was unbeaten in competition against other freshman teams.  She coached with the Tsunami program the past two seasons, getting to coach an number of players in the feeder system to St. Pius X.  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 eighth 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 three young children the last of which will hopefully wait to be born until following the volleyball season.

Coco Rakoski, Head Middle School Navy Volleyball Coach

A 2018 graduate of St. Pius X where she was an all-state rightside hitter her senior year, Coco returns to Atlanta to transfer to Georgia State University and persue a nursing degree.  Last year she was a D1 athlete, playing outside hitter on the volleyball team at Delaware State University.  Now that she is back home we have tabbed her to help our coaching staff working with our youngest grouping.