About us

A family owned Volleyball Club that loves the sport and has a passion for helping every girl get the opportunity to develop and grow with the sport.   Our goal as owners and coaches is to help each player reach their potential and grow into leaders who care about humanity and each other.  We focus on team play, individual development and being a part of something bigger.   ~ Let’s build togetherness, let’s build a commitment, and let’s build Athletes ~

About

about us

WELCOME TO THE club

Come and be apart of a winning team with winning coaches and staff.  Our goal is to build you to be your best as an athlete and person.

This is a family owned club dedicated to helping our athletes improve in life and sports. Volleyball runs in our family as many sports. Volleyball is in our blood, our coaches have years of playing, teaching and developing kids to play at a collegiate level. When you do something you love, its not a job it’s fun! We feel that we all can learn something everyday, so let us teach you what we know so we can help you reach your dreams and goals with this sport we love!

our GOAL

We are here to produce leaders and help your athlete reach their goals as well as have fun.

QUALIFIED COACHES

Our club has a team of qualified and professional coaches that have a passion and focus on developing your athlete

Developmental SEssIONS

We also offer professional one-on-one coaching services for your athlete with our professional coaches.

great TEAMWORK

Teamwork is one of the main principles that we believe in at Unity Volleyball Club.

Coaches

Top Coaches & Staff

JuJu Cannon 1

Juju Cannon

16u Coach

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

2014 – Irvine Valley College Indoor State
Championship 27 – 0.

Irvine Valley College Sand State
Championships.

2013 – Tstreet Volleyball Club

Varsity Team Captain at Foothill High School.

2010 – USA High Performance Silver Medal
Freshman Varsity Starter at Foothill High School

2008 – 2011 Riptides Volleyball
Club.  

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

2020-Present: Unity Volleyball Club. 
16-2s Head Coach

    15 – 1s Assistant Coach

 

2017 – 2020: Momentous VBC

   2019 – 16 – 2s head coach

              15 – 1s assistant

   2018 – 16 – 3s head coach

              18 – 1s assistant

   2017 – 18 – 1s assistant

              17 – 1s assistant

2014 – 2017 OC Heat Volleyball Club

   2016 – 13 – 1s assistant

               16 – 1s assistant

   2015 – 13 – 1s assistant

   2014 –  15 – 2s assistant

2013 – 2014 Tstreet Volleyball Tweens

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Gaby Barcelos

15u Coach

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

Gaby started playing volleyball at the age of 11.

She played through middle and high school at various clubs in the South Orange County Area.

Gaby played at Margarita Catholic in HS, as was on the 2017 CIF Open Division Championship Team as a Junior and the 2018 Division 1 State Championship Team as a senior.  

Gaby is currently attending Cal State University Fullerton as a right-side hitter for Titan Volleyball.    

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

2020-Present: Unity Volleyball Club. 
2019 – 2020 Club coach

Juanae Johnson

Juanae Johnson

16/17U Coach

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

Santa Monica HS


Played 4 years college at Vanguard University of Southern California as OPP/Middle. Class of 2018.

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

2020 Unity Volleyball Club


2 Years at Pacifica Christian HS in Newport Beach


Coached at A4.

 

Christian Sellers

14U & 15U Coach

BIO’s Coming Soon

BIO’s COMING SOON!

Katy Kitchen 1

Katy Kitchen

12U Coach

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

Played 4 years at Fairmont Prep.as a middle blocker and outside hitter.  Katy also played basketball for Fairmont Prep.


After leaving Fairmont Katy went on to play basketball at Fullerton College and Chapman University and made it to the Sweet 16 her senior year.

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

2020 Unity Volleyball Club Coach.


2009 – Present

Fairmont JV Volleyball coach and assistant coach for the varsity team.

2017 – Present 

Junior High School boys Volleyball at Fairmont Private Schools’ Historic Anaheim Campus.


Katy has also coached basketball for 10 years.  In 2015 her H.S. basketball team was crowned CIF Champions.

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Shay Piper

15U Coach

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:

Played 4 years college at Vanguard University of Southern California.   


Freshman Player of the Year 2011


First team all conference, Colorado 7 Player of the Year 2012.


All league first team, first team all conference 2013

Player of the Year 2014, including First team All-State, All-League First Team and 4A Honorable mention


All-GSAC 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018 – 2019.

All-American Team 2018 – 2019

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

2020 Unity Volleyball Club


San Juan Hills High School/ 


2018-2019 Coaching at Prime as 14s/15s Coach.


 

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Nicky Cannon

14U Coach

 COACHING EXPERIENCE:

2018 – Present

Nicky enters her second assistant coaching season at Cal State Fullerton
where she assisted in the most winningest season since 2014 and along-side the
Big West Conference Co-Head Coach of the Year, Ashley Preston. 


2015 – 2018

Nicky spent three years as the Assistant Coach in both indoor and
beach volleyball at Cypress Community College. 

In her three years as the
Assistant Coach, she helped with an indoor and two beach
Conference Championships as well as two State Tournament appearances.


2013 – 2015

Athletic Director and Head Volleyball Coach at Christ Academy High School in Wichita Falls, TX.  


2012 – 2019

Co-founded Zone-In Volleyball Academy (ZIVA).  Was the Head Coach for 14’s and 18’s National Team and Club Director.


Instructor for Bring your Own Parent (BYOP) Program for the Orange County Region.  The program is designed by AVCA Hall of Fame Inductee Ruth Nelson to provide aspiring volleyball players ages 5 – 11 years old with a foundation of basic volleyball skills.


Nikki has completed her Master’s Degree in Physical Education at Azuza Pacific