Vishnu joins the Phoenix coaching staff bringing with him over 15 years of coaching experience. He is an NCCP level 3 in training coach who follows the model set forth by the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) using double goal coaching to teach life lessons through sport. Using their techniques, he encourages and motivates his athletes to perform their best. Vishnu most recently coached this summer with the regional beach program winning a gold and silver medal at the Ontario Summer Games.
Hailey continues to be a part of the Phoenix coaching staff in her 6th year of coaching bringing a wealth of knowledge after coaching a few indoor teams in the past as well as having coached the regional team at Ontario Summer Games and at Madawaska. Hailey is a former Phoenix athlete who has played volleyball for multiple years as a left side and libero as well as won multiple provincial and national medals. It’s obvious in her coaching that she loves the sport and instills this love in each and every athlete she coaches. Her athletes always leave practice and tournaments wishing it weren't over and wanting more. Hailey will continue to coach one of the Phoenix 17U teams this year.
Sarah attended Acadia University, completing a degree in Environmental Sustainability, and Sociology. During her time there she also completed an honours thesis in Gender Inequality in Sport. Sarah played on the varsity volleyball team for 5 years, receiving AUS all star recognition and Usport All Rookie Team recognition. Sarah has been with us for 3 years and has helped out both on the court and on the beach for Phoenix. She is currently working in Toronto in HR