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 first 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 first year coaching for Dynamix and she is beyond excited to share her passion and knowledge of volleyball with her team!
Shelby was born and raised in Elk Grove, CA. She attended Franklin High School where she played all 4 years of volleyball. She was captain and received first team all league honors her senior year. She continued playing volleyball after high school at American River College where she played outside hitter and opposite. She started her coaching career with Force Performance Volleyball Club in Elk Grove and coached there for 2 years. After club season she coached at Sheldon High school as the Head JV coach for 2 years. After her last season at Sheldon she moved clubs to coach at CRV for two years during this time she also got the Head Varsity Coach position at Monterey Trail high school in elk grove where she kept the position for 3 years. This will be Shelby's fourth season with Dynamix Volleyball Club.
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.
Yoseleini Garcia was born in Sacramento, CA but grew up in Dunnigan, CA. She attended River City High School where she played 1 year of volleyball and 4 years of basketball. She got hurt her senior year; pulled her ACL and couldn’t play. She is now in college, going to Cosumnes River College, CA. First year being an assistant coach with Dynamix.
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 2nd season with Dynamix.
Michelle grew up in Davis, CA and attended Davis Senior High School. After graduating high school she went to Sacramento City College where she played volleyball for two years. Michelle then transferred to Humboldt State University where she graduated with honors, majored in mathematics, and minored in business. She was an assistant coach for the Humboldt State volleyball team for two years. Michelle is currently teaching for Davis Joint Unified School District. This will be Michelle’s 5th year coaching for Dynamix and is excited for the season to come. She is CPR/AED certified.
Allyson was born and raised in Vacaville, Ca where she attended Vacaville High School. Allyson was a two-sport varsity athlete in volleyball and soccer. She earned 2008’s Most Valuable Player as a libero (volleyball), 2008’s Most Valuable Forward (soccer), and 2005’s Most Assists (volleyball). She continued playing volleyball at Solano Community College as a DS/Libero, where she earned a place on the 2010 All League Team in the Bay Valley Conference. After earning her Associate’s degree, she transferred to California State University, Sacramento where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accountancy and General Management. Allyson began her coaching career through Vacaville Youth Sports coaching kids between the ages of 5-17. She has assisted with Solano Community College youth volleyball camps (2009 to 2014) and she just completed her first year as the 2017 Vacaville High School’s JV Volleyball Head Coach with an undefeated league season. This will be Allyson’s fifth year coaching club volleyball. She is also First-Aid and CPR certified.
Annika was born and raised in Woodland, CA. She attended Pioneer High School where she played all 4 years of volleyball. After High School she continued playing volleyball at College of the Siskiyou's where she played Middle and Libero. She started her coaching career with Dynamix Volleyball Club in 2017 and has been coaching club since. Annika also coaches at Woodland High School as the Varsity Head Coach for the previous 3 years and is still there today. Annika is very excited for the upcoming season and looking forward to making memories with her upcoming team.
Celeste was born and raised in Woodland, CA. She attended Pioneer High School and played volleyball all 4 years (2011-2014) as a setter and right side hitter. In 2012 she was honored as an All League player. When she wasn’t playing for her high school team, Celeste would continue playing volleyball for Dynamix VBC. After high school, Celeste continued to play volleyball for fun with co-ed intramural teams at Chico State. During her time at Chico State, Celeste earned her B.A. in Sociology (2018), Ed. Specialist Teaching Credential and M.A. in Education (2020). Off the court, Celeste works for Twin Rivers Unified School District as a Special Education Teacher. This will be Celeste’s second season assistant coaching for 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 first 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 Maters 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 second 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 9 years.
Dori is continuing her college education through Woodland Community College and plans to transfer to pursue early child education at the university level.
Jessica was born and raised in Elk Grove, CA. She first started playing volleyball in the 6th grade and continued on in middle and high school. She attended Monterey Trail High School where she played all 4 years of volleyball as a Defensive Specialist/Libero. She also played 2 years of Club Volleyball during this time. After high school, she attended college at University of California, Irvine where she earned her B.A. in Psychology. At UCI, Jessica played one year of intramural volleyball and one year of club volleyball. This will be Jessica’s first season coaching with Dynamix Volleyball Club.
Josie was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and then raised in Woodland, CA. She attended Woodland High School where she excelled in volleyball for four years. She received MVP honors and was also selected to the All-League team. She continued her playing career at American River College where she played outside hitter. Josie was selected to the All-Conference second team and also received MVP honors in defense and offense. Josie coached the Woodland High School freshmen team and assisted the varsity team in 2014-15. She has been coaching with Dynamix Volleyball Club for- 10 years. Josie has her CIF coaching certification, she is IMPACT certified along with First Aid and CPR certified.
Chloe was born and raised in Woodland, CA where she played volleyball during her high school career at Pioneer High School. Chloe was a utility player, but specialized in the outside and defensive specialist positions. Chloe played club through Dynamix Volleyball Club for 6 years and will be coaching at the club for the first time this season.
Chloe is completing her senior year at Pioneer High School and plans to further her education at a university level.
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 15 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.
Zoë has been playing volleyball since she was 8 years old. Her club volleyball career started at Dynamix Volleyball Club. She played for various power teams in the Sacramento area, and competed at the Junior Olympics. She played 4 years of Varsity volleyball, winning League Championships as Team Captain and MVP two years in a row. Zoë was also nominated for the Sacramento Area Optimist All-Star team. After graduating High School, she attended University of Nevada, Reno majoring in Finance and Economics, where she played collegiate club volleyball and won the NorCal D1 Club Championship. Currently, Zoë works for a Private Jet Center in Sacramento. She is very excited to coach along side her sister back at the club where it all started.