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Coaching Staff

Matt Kingsley

Club Coaching Experience: 

  • Essex VBC Head Coach (14's) and High School & Middle School Clinician.

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Head girls’ volleyball coach at Glen Rock High School.
    • 2012, 2014. 2015, & 2016 NJIC Colonial Division Champion
  • Head boys’ volleyball coach at Bergen Technical HS.
    • 2016 & 2017 Big North Liberty Division Champion

Certifications:

  • Gold Medal Squared Certified 
  • IMPACT Certified
  • CPR, First Aid, & AED certified

Marlou Zanoria

Club Coaching Experience: 

  • Essex Volleyball Club 2008-Present
    • Multiple Championship teams including 2 regional championships in various age groups 

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Fair Lawn Men's and Women's Assistant Varsity Coach
    • 2012-Present
    • 5 NJ Men's Sectional Championships 
    • 6 Men's Bergen County titles 
    • 4 women's conference title 
  • Former Montclair Kimberley Academy Assistant Varsity Coach 

Playing Experience:

  • Played at Belleville High School under Coach Saggio

Certifications:

  • Gold Medal Squared Certified
  • IMPACT Certified

Kent Cabahug

Club Coaching Experience: 

  • Essex 2008-Present 
    • Head coach

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child
    • Varsity Coach  2015-Present 

Playing Experience:

  • Played at Belleville High School under Coach Ed Saggio 
    • Third team all state player 

Certifications:

  • Gold Medal Squared Certified 
  • IMPACT certified 

Luigi Zanoria

Club Coaching Experience: 

  •  Essex Volleyball Club 2016-2018
    • Assistant Coach 
    • High School and Middle School Clinician 

Other Coaching Experience:

  • 2 years as the Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child Assistant Varsity Coach  

Playing Experience:

  • Played at Belleville High School under Coach Saggio
    • Top 5 All-State in assists two years in a row

Certifications:

  • IMPACT Certified 

Kristian San Pedro

Club Coaching Experience: 

  • 5 years Essex Coach as both a Head and Assistant
  • Has coached ages 14-16 

Playing Experience:

  • Played at Belleville High School under Coach Ed Saggio 
    • Libero/OPP

Certifications:

  • Gold Medal Squared Certified 
  • IMPACT Certified

Megan Delamater

Club Coaching Experience: 

  • Essex Volleyball Club 2007-Present 

Other Coaching Experience:

  • JV coach at Paramus High School 2017-Present 
    • Volunteer Assistant at Paramus in 2007
  • JV/Assistant Varsity Coach at Bergen Tech (academies 2012-2016)

Playing Experience:

  • Played at Paramus HS
    • Member of the State Championship and Tournament of Champions Volleyball Team in 2005.
    • Senior All Star - 2006 
    • All League and All Bergen County Honors - 2005 and 2006
  • Played four years in college as a scholarship player at Felician University
    • CACC Rookie of the Week - 2009 
  • Played club volleyball at DIGS and Essex while in High School 

Certifications:

  • Gold Medal Squared certified
  • IMPACT Certified 
  • CPR and First Aid Certified 

Kaitlin Mac Iver

Club Coaching Experience: 

  •  Essex Volleyball Club 2012-Present 
    • Middle School and High School clinician 

Other Coaching Experience:

  • 2017-Present -  Head Freshman Volleyball Coach at Fair Lawn High School

Playing Experience:

  • Graduate of Pascack Valley High School 2012
    • 2011 Star Ledger Top 25 Players to Watch in New Jersey
    • Honors:
      • 2010-2nd Team All League
      • 2011-1st Team All County, 2nd Team All State,and 1st Team Group 2 All State
  • Received the Joan Beyea Mingion Memorial Award- an award given to a female athlete that best exemplifies the attributes of dedication, character, leadership, and spirit
  • Played Essex Volleyball Club 2006-2012
  • 4 year starting setter at Ramapo College
    • 2012 Most Valuable Player
    • 2013 Coach’s Award
    • 2014 Most Improved Player
    • 2015 Coach’s Award
    • Captain 2014 & 2015
    • 2014-2015 NJAC Honorable Mention
    • 2nd All-time Assists and 5th All-time Career Digs

Certifications:

  • Gold Medal Squared Certified 
  • IMPACT Certified 

Megan Maher

Club Coaching Experience: 

  • Essex Volleyball Club 2011-Present 

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Assistant varsity coach at Wood-Ridge HS 

Playing Experience:

  • 4 year varsity Wood-Ridge HS - 4-time all-league, 1st team all county, NJ senior all-star
  • 4 year club player
  • 4 year William Paterson University, 3-time all conference, 1,000 kills, 1,000 digs

Certifications:

  • IMPACT Certified

Elise Brackett

Club Coaching Experience: 

  • Essex Volleyball Club 2017-Present 
  • Co-head coach for Phoenix Volleyball Club 2012-2016
  • Head Coach for Overtime Sports 2015

Playing Experience:

  • Graduate of Bogota jr/sr high school 2012
    • State Champion 2010 and 2011
    • Honors
      • 2011 third team all-county
      • Coaches Award 2010-11 and 2011-12
      • Was ranked one of top 5 servers 2012 in NJ
      • 2012 BCWCA Scholarship Award
  • Played for Essex Volleyball Club 2008-2012
  • 4 year DS/Serving Specialist for Montclair State University

Certifications:

  • Gold Medal Squared Certified 
  • IMPACT Certified 

David Capozzi

Club Coaching Experience: 

  • First year at Essex VBC 

Other Coaching Experience:

  • Current Head girls’ volleyball coach at Paramus High School.
  • Former head girls' volleyball coach at Midland Park High School and Pope John High School.
  • Former assistant girls' and boys' volleyball coach at Fair Lawn High School.
  • Former assistant boys' volleyball coach at Pope John High School.
  • Former Interim Head Mens' Volleyball coach at College of Mount Saint Vincent.
    • Led the team to a Skyline Conference Championship Game.

Playing Experience:

  • Played at Fair Lawn High School under the tutelage of Coach Bellinger and Coach Zisa.
  • Varsity Captain in 2009
  • All league player in 2008
  • Played at North Jersey Volleyball Club in 2008 and 2009

Certifications:

  • IMPACT Certified
  • CPR, First Aid, & AED certified

Contact

Essex Volleyball Club  

1278 Woodside Road 

Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

 
(201) 207-5715  

essexvbc1@gmail.com