Coaches

At Revolution Volleyball, our coaches are dedicated to fostering the growth and development of each player both on and off the court. We emphasize a holistic approach that combines skill development, strategic understanding, and personal growth. Our coaches focus on building a strong technical foundation, teaching players the fundamentals of the game while also incorporating advanced techniques as they progress.

Our system is designed to promote teamwork, sportsmanship, and a deep understanding of volleyball strategies. We utilize a structured training regimen that includes position-specific drills, game-like scenarios, and comprehensive feedback to ensure continuous improvement. By fostering a supportive and challenging environment, we help players reach their full potential and develop a lifelong love for the game.

Andre Shaw - Youth Volleyball Program Director -

Andre is a respected high school special education teacher and assistant varsity girls volleyball coach at Niles North High School. As the head boys volleyball coach at Niles North, he led the team to a 2024 Conference Championship and developed over 20 all-conference players. A former USA Indoor High Performance coach, Andre was also a three-time NAIA all-conference player for Roosevelt University.

In the club scene, Andre served as Associate Director and head coach with Club Momentum Athletics and has been a main court coach for Revolution Elite. With extensive educational credentials, Andre is excited to join Revolution Elite full-time this season to help develop well-rounded student-athletes.

Tanner Morris - Head of Volleyball

Entering his 30th year as a volleyball coach, has dedicated his life to coaching and developing athletes. He has designed his coaching methods around the Gold Medal Squared principles, believing that every player has the potential for growth. Tanner has worked with thousands of athletes at various levels, including professional, collegiate, and youth players. His approach focuses on building a strong foundation and growing from there. Tanner has designed our system, which is a blend of Gold Medal and Shift techniques, tailored to maximize player performance.

Throughout his career, Tanner has demonstrated a commitment to excellence and a passion for the sport. He lives by our club motto of Effort, Energy, and Enthusiasm, instilling these values in every athlete he coaches. Tanner's goal with Revolution is to ensure every athlete in our program reaches their greatest potential, both on and off the court. His extensive experience and dedication to the sport make him an invaluable asset to our club and a trusted mentor to our athletes. Tanner is excited to continue building a strong volleyball community at Revolution, fostering the growth and development of well-rounded student-athletes.

Marvin Schaefer - Head Coach

13's Club & Spring Coach

Patti Wadas - Head Coach

14's Club, 16's Club & Spring Coach

Amanda Barber - Head Coach

15's Club & Spring Coach

Ellie Arbetman - Head Coach

15's Travel Coach

Mishay Sigala - Head Coach

15's Travel & 12's Spring

Ben Herbert - Court Coach

Assistant 13's Club, 16's Club

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