Ken Streilein began his coaching career in 1991 as an assistant boys volleyball coach at Central High School. After 14 years at Central he became the Hollidaysburg Area girls volleyball coach. After eight years at Hollidaysburg he returned to Central to become the head coach of the boys program for five seasons. Along the way, he also coached the junior high girls team at Spring Cove and is currently the assistant varsity coach for the Central girls team.
After two years of running the Phoenix Volleyball Club, he, along with Bob Kasun, founded the Horseshoe Volleyball Club in 2010 and began competing in the 2011 club volleyball season. Along with coaching, Ken has been a PIAA volleyball official for 30 years and is a USAV and NCAA volleyball official.
After a brief stint of playing football in college, Mike made the transition to volleyball in 2009 when he transferred to Juniata College. Mike was a setter, libero and outside for four years until graduating from Juniata in 2012. For the next five years, Mike spent time as the Graduate Assistant Coach for the men's volleyball team at Saint Francis University (2012-2013) as well as the Assistant Coach for the men's team at Juniata College (2013-2016). In 2013, Mike became a coach with Horseshoe Volleyball Club and has coached the 18s, 16s and 12s since 2013. Mike has also been the girls volleyball head coach at Tyrone High School since 2014. Mike leads many of our summer clinics as well as the youth and elementary development programs.
Brennan was a 4-year member of the Bishop Guilfoyle boys volleyball team and was part of the first District 6 championship teams in 2013 and 2014. He went on to graduate from West Virginia University where he graduated with a B.S. in Sports Management in 2017. Brennan has spent the last two season as the junior varsity coach for the boys team at Bishop Guilfoyle. Brennan has been a coordinator for the Summer Slam tournament since 2015 and can be found working local camps and clinics, and playing in local leagues and tournaments.
Alesha is 2007 graduate of Juniata Valley where she played for four years as a setter. Alesha is currently an LPN and has been coaching since 2017 as the junior high head coach at Tyrone. Alesha has expereince coaching ages 12 through 18 and this is her first season with Horseshoe Volleyball Club.
Bob has been with Horseshoe Volleyball Club for four years and has assisted both the 15-Welty in 2018 and 16-Red in 2019 that traveled to AAU Nationals in Orlando, FL. Recently, Bob retired from Penn State University and the Agricultural Science Department. He has spent 35 years in the State College area playing in leagues during this time. Bob is currently serving as the assistant coach for Tyrone High School and is entering his fifth season as the assistant there.
Andy Weitzel is a 2002 graduate of Central High School where he was named a District 6 First Team All-Star as a setter and opposite hitter. Andy served as the Assistant Coach for the Central boys volleyball program in 2008 and as the Assistant Coach for the girls program there in 2009. This is Andy’s first year coaching with Horseshoe.
Audrey graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Management from Lock Haven University in 2002, where she played outside hitter for the Bald Eagles. She has coached high school and club volleyball for 9 years. In addition to coaching with Horseshoe Volleyball Club, Audrey is also an assistant coach with the State College girls volleyball team and previously coached for Revolution Boys Volleyball Club.
Audrey previously coached a Girls Keystone Regional High Performance Team in 2013. Her team competed against the best national and international competition at that age level in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Audrey is married to Brandin McDonough, also a volleyball coach with Horseshoe, and has a daughter named Abigail (4ys old) who you will see frequently running around the gym.
Brandon is a native of central Pennsylvania graduating from Altoona High School. He went on to be a four-year starter at Penn State Altoona. Brandon has coached with Horseshoe Volleyball Club for the past two seasons and is currently serving as an assistant coach for the girls volleyball team at Hollidaysburg High School.