Mackenzie was born in Woodland and grew up in Rocklin, Ca. Mackenzie graduated from Chico State with a Bachelor of Arts in English Education and Minor in Creative Writing. By day Mackenzie works in Fleet Management and then spends her evenings coaching at Woodland High School. She currently is the head coach of Junior Varsity and assists with Varsity. She has loved the sport of volleyball from a young age starting club at the age of 11 and playing through senior year of high school. As a player she started as a Middle Hitter/Blocker but transitioned to Outside Hitter in high school. She loves that volleyball is a team sport and that anyone can play! Some of her best memories are traveling all over to play volleyball all day! She has 3 years coaching experience and is excited for her second year coaching with Dynamix!
Rylee Brown was born in raised here in Woodland, Ca. She started her volleyball career in middle school when she tried out for our club Dynamix, and played up until her senior year. She attended Pioneer High School and played volleyball for all 4 years there as well. After high school, Rylee attended College of Marin for 2 years where she played for the college’s indoor and beach volleyball team for 2 years as an outside hitter. She is now back in Woodland and attending school at American River College working to get her associates degree in business. This will be Rylee’s second year coaching for Dynamix and she is beyond excited to share her passion and knowledge of volleyball with her team!
Annie was born and raised in Woodland, CA. She attended Woodland Christian school where she started playing volleyball in 7th grade. She continued to play volleyball in high school as a setter and a libero. After graduating high school she attended Woodland Community and earned her Associates in Early Childhood Education, then went on to transfer to Sacramento State. There she earned her degree in Child Development and is now a teacher. While going to school she began coaching at Woodland Christian School and coached there for 9 years. This year she coached the Pioneer High School Varsity Volleyball team. This will be Annie's second year coaching with Dynamix.
Marisa grew up in Woodland, CA and attended Woodland High School where she played four years of volleyball. After graduating high school she went to Woodland Community College for two years, receiving her AA and then transferred to California State University, Sacramento. She graduated from CSUS with a Bachelors in Child Development and Minor in Counseling.
This will be Marisa's sixth year coaching with Dynamix and is excited for another season of coaching. She has her CIF coaching certification, is IMPACT certified as well as First Aid and CPR certified.
Yasmin Garcia was born in woodland, CA and raised in Dunnigan, CA. She attended Pierce High school where she played 4 years of volleyball, two years of soccer, two years of basketball and 3 years of softball. She was athlete of the year her senior year for Colusa county and went on to play a year at Columbia college in Sonora, CA as a right side. She coached two years of JV volleyball at piece high school and is going into her 7th year of coaching for Dynamix volleyball club.
Marissa was born and raised in Sacramento, CA. Currently attending college to obtain a degree in Kinesiology. Her family is extremely volleyball oriented, and volleyball is a favorite community sport. Marissa started her volleyball career in middle school and has played ever since. She may not be super tall, but her position on the court was middle blocker. Marissa still competes competitively at community tournaments all throughout CA (Sacramento, Fresno, Oroville, Chico, Merced and Stockton).This will be Marissa's 3rd season with Dynamix.
Eryka was born and raised in Woodland, California. She graduated from Pioneer high school, where she played volleyball all four years as a Libero, Defensive Specialist and occasionally outside. Eryka also played club volleyball for four seasons with Dynamix. Her passion for the sport started at a young age, watching her older sister play and traveling to tournaments. When Eryka was 10 years old she played her first season of volleyball through the YMCA league and she has loved the sport ever since.
Eryka received her bachelors degree from San Diego State University, where she majored in Criminal Justice with a minor in Political Science. She currently works at a civil litigation law firm as a legal assistant and is pursuing her paralegal certificate through UC Davis. This is Eryka’s second year assistant coaching and she is incredibly excited to come back to her old club and coach the sport she loves!
Lauren was born and raised in Vacaville, CA where she attended Vacaville High School. After high school she has received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Kinesiology from Sonoma State (2013) and her Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration from University of Phoenix (2019). Recently married as of November 2021, Lauren still lives in Vacaville with her husband and their rescue pup Remi.
Laurens passion for volleyball started at a young age when she played in her city’s youth volleyball league. From there she continued to play for her local high school and played for Club Solano out of Fairfield, particularly on the left side both front row and back row. When her playing career ended after graduating high school, Lauren took up coaching very quickly; she has coached for Club Solano (Fairfield, CA), Bulldog Volleyball Club (Vacaville, CA) and is going on her 7th year at Dynamix. Lauren is very excited for the season ahead and looks forward to sharing her passion with her team.
Natalie was born and raised in Woodland, California. She attended Woodland High School where she played all four years as a Libero & Defensive Specialist. Natalie also played club volleyball for four seasons, two of those with Dynamix. After high school, Natalie attended and graduated from San Diego State University, where she majored in International Security and Conflict Resolution with a minor in Personality and Social Psychology. She currently works for a law enforcement intelligence agency in Sacramento. After graduating from college, Natalie began her coaching career at Lee Middle School coaching 7th and 8th grade. This will be Natalie's third season coaching with Dynamix.
Kendra Mckee was born and raised here in Woodland, Ca where she attended Woodland Christian School. Kendra’s passion for volleyball started in elementary school after her mom signed her up for school volleyball. Years later, she would come across Dynamix Volleyball Club, where she would go on and play for another 4 years. Unfortunately, her last season was cut short due to COVID-19, so she was not able to finish out her senior year. Kendra has played DS/L with a few years of setting. Although Kendra is young, she has coached 1 year at Legacy Volleyball Club in Woodland. She is currently working at Woodland Veterinary Hospital where she hopes to continue learning more about Veterinary Medicine and animal therapy. Kendra is very excited about this season starting, and even more excited she’s coaching for her home club! This will be Kendra's second season coaching with Dynamix Volleyball Club.
Dori was born and raised in Woodland, CA where she played volleyball during her high school career at Pioneer High School. Dori specialized in the front row and was extremely valuable being able to play all positions. Dori played club through Dynamix Volleyball Club and has been coaching in the program for the past 11 years.
Dori is continuing her college education through Woodland Community College and plans to transfer to pursue early child education at the university level.
Kaylahnie was born in the Bay Area, and raised in Dixon CA. She starting playing volleyball in 7th grade, but began her journey with Dynamix VBC in 8th grade, 2014. She spent her high school free time playing for Dynamix as a setter for 5 years. Kaylahnie simultaneously played volleyball at Dixon High School. In her years with Dixon, she was awarded Golden Empire Leagues Top 10 All-League Award for the last 2 of her 3 years on Varsity and Honorable Mention her first year. She was also the leader in aces all four years for her team at Dixon High.
After high school, Kaylahnie attended University of California, Davis where she gained her BA in Psychology, double minoring in Political Science and Human Rights. While at Davis, Kaylahnie stayed close to volleyball in many different ways. She was a libero tracker for the UC Davis Women’s volleyball team, played recreational volleyball, and spent time volunteer coaching at her alma mater. This will be her first year back with Dynamix, now as a coach, after her final playing season in 2019.
Janine was born in Hahn AB, Germany and was raised in Dixon, CA. She played for Davis Volleyball Club from 8th - 12th grade and graduated from Dixon High School -- playing 3 years of Varsity. At DHS, she was All-League 1st Team her Sophomore and Junior years and League MVP her Senior year -- leading her team to CIF playoffs each year. Upon graduating in '00, Janine played volleyball for Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont as an Outside Hitter/Opposite. She helped lead her team to 3 CalPac Championships and was named to the All-Cal Pac 2nd Team her junior year and All-Cal Pac 1st Team her senior year.
Janine is on her 6th season with Dynamix, after taking some time off. She has 13 years of experience as an NCAA Scorekeeper in the West Coast Conference and Big West. She is still active on the courts; she plays in 3 different leagues, weekly!
Janine graduated from NDNU in '04 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications w/ a minor in Sociology. She resides in West Sacramento and the highlight of her entire life is her son, Drayton. She is a permanent cosmetic artist, who owns her business in Midtown Sacramento!
Megan is originally from Salinas, CA where she attended Notre Dame High School. She was a 4 sport varsity athlete participating in volleyball, basketball, soccer and softball. She continued playing volleyball at Hartnell Community College in Salinas where she was an outside hitter. After graduation from Hartnell, she transferred to California State University, Sacramento to continue her studies in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Teaching Physical Education. Megan started her teaching career in 2000 at Lee Middle School and then transferred to Pioneer High school in 2006, where she continues to teach. From 2017-2021, Megan returned to coaching at the school level for Douglass Middle School. From 2001-2009, she had coached at both the Junior High (Lee 8th & 9th) and High School (Woodland & Pioneer) levels (Freshmen & Junior Varsity). Megan has been the director of Dynamix Volleyball Club since 2013. She has also coached with Dynamix the club for 16 years and 2 additional years when it was known as Club Woodland. In 2021, Megan became the Athletic Director at Pioneer High School. Becoming the Athletic Director has been a lifelong goal that Megan has had since she was an athlete at her own high school. Supporting/guiding coaches and cheering on athletes is what Megan loves being apart of. Megan has her CIF coaching certification, IMPACT and Safesport certified along with First Aid and CPR certified and also trained in concussion awareness.
Amber was born and raised in Oroville, CA. After high school, Amber attended Sonoma State University and received her Bachelors in Women’s & Gender Studies. She currently works at a nonprofit organization as a victim advocate who provides services for community members in Sacramento County. Amber has always been exposed to volleyball her whole life, but she didn’t start playing until 6th grade. From there she continued to play in high school and was able to make Junior Varsity freshmen year and continued to thrive in her volleyball career. As a player she played libero and DS. Amber loves the game and still continues to play for fun with her family. Amber is excited for this upcoming season and can’t wait to see her team have some fun. This year will be Amber’s 4th season coaching with Dynamix.