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Winter PRIME Coaches

Our reputation can be found in the character of each of the men and women on this page. We believe that our excellence starts here. It is because of this belief that we hold our standards high when offering invitations to join our team. Each of our coaches brings of wealth of knowledge and passion to our program in ways that enhance the training and experience for all involved.

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Delaney Clesen- Coach & Health & Wellness

She has done it all. Four years at Pitt, another two at Florida Atlantic in the sand, and one more professionally overseas. Delaney is currently coaching at Montini High School and training to compete at several AVP events this season. She has established herself as a dominate force indoors and in the sand and we can’t wait to bring her experience to the juniors game this winter. Beyond her gifting on the court as a player she is one of the most caring, and passionate coaches we know. Delaney can often be found in the gym or working with her clients as a “Beach Body” trainer.

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Jess Jendryk - Coach

As a player Jess started her time as a collegiate athlete at University of Illinois where she earned the Coaches Award which is now known as the Jessica Jendryk Coach’s Award. It did not take long for Jess to take her talents to the beach and to compete in six AVP Tour stops since 2016. Jess is one of Illinois strongest beach players in Illinois and continues to impress with top finishes at local and national events. As a coach Jess has spent years in the indoor scene developing young men and women and we can’t wait for her to bring her expertise to our sand courts.

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Tim Maruyama - Owner & Coach

Starting his game late in his athletic career Tim first picked up a volleyball in 2013 at which he simultaneous launched his first company, Serve City Volleyball. It was not until 2015 that Tim began diving headfirst into the sand and then in 2017 when he launched his second company, Chicago Sand Volleyball. Now in 2018 he is starting his career as player as he starts to train for the AVP. Having always come to volleyball as a student of the game his mental knowledge and coaching acumen is unmatched. His heart is to see young men and women fall in love with the game and to give them opportunities to pursue it at the next level. Tim’s coaching philosophy is simple: Love, Relationships and Excellence.

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Dan Mickle - Mental Coach

His playing and coaching career spans over twenty years at the professional, college, high school, junior and beach levels. Dan was a US Open Beach National Champion as a player in 2000. He competed on the Toyota Pro Beach Tour for eight years and the AVP/AVP Next Tour for four years. In 2008, Dan was a USAV Robert Lindsay Award recipient, and in 2009 he was a gold medalist at the State Games of America. Dan was inducted into the inaugural Harrisburg Area Community College Hall of Fame as a player and as a coach in 2013. His teams have over 100 wins in both high school and college. Dan holds a master's degree in Sports Psychology and a bachelor's degree in Sports Management and Coaching from California University of Pennsylvania and is pursuing his PhD in Motor Learning and Performance Psychology. 

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Alex Hurlburt- Co-Founder

He can currently be found on the bench as the Technical Coordinator for Northwester University. Alex joined the Wildcat program from the Loyola (Chicago) men's volleyball program, where he spent the 2017 season as the Ramblers' assistant coach. Prior to coaching for Loyola, Alex was an assistant coach with the Glenbard West High School's boys' team, which won the 2017 IHSA title. He has also spent time as the associate head coach for the USA Volleyball Future Select National Skills Program. Alex cares tremendously about each family and kid that he works with and will make each kid feel valued and invested in.