Volleyball - Varsity
2019-2020 Varsity Team
WCAC Champions 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017!
Dave Geiser is entering his 11th year as the Varsity Volleyball coach. He led the Tartans to WCAC conference championships in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 and finalists in 2011 and 2018. Coach Geiser played volleyball at Cornell University and competed in USA Volleyball at the A/AA level for many years. He in the U12 Coordinator for the Montgomery Village Sports Association (MVSA) Volleyball Club and is certified under the USA Volleyball Coaching Accreditation Program. Coach Geiser has coached club volleyball for 15 years at the U12, U13, U14, and U15 age groups and taken 8 teams to compete in the USAV Junior Nationals. Coach Geiser is entering his 4th year as the engineering (PLTW) instructor in the Science Department at The Academy of the Holy Cross!
Kristen is a Holy Cross alumna (class of 2014) and is entering her 2nd year at AHC as the assistant varsity coach. Kristen was setter for the 2012 and 2013 championship volleyball teams. She then played college volleyball at the University of New England and was the starting setter for four years. Her coaching experience includes Holy Cross volleyball camps and club volleyball in Maine. When Kristen is not coaching, she works for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Engineering Division as an Oceanographic Data Specialist.
Coach Molly Hirrlinger is entering her 2nd year at AHC as the assistant varsity coach. Coach Hirrlinger played volleyball for the Montgomery Village Sports Association (MVSA) and Carroll County Volleyball Clubs. She was a four year starter on the Colonel Zadock Magruder High School team, and played for High Point University. Coach hivrrlinger has coaching experience with MVSA and at Zanni-Glichrist volleyball camps. When she is not playing or coaching, Molly is the Pharmacy Program Team Lead at DrFirst in Rockville, MD.
Holy Cross welcomes Lance Van Winter as our Head Soccer Coach. Coach Van Winter is a Montgomery County native, who played and more recently coached at Walt Whitman High School. He has been involved in coaching recreational soccer for over 30 years, with MSI Classic and Maryland Rush Montgomery. Currently he is the Director of Operations for Arrington Training and Development.
We are also pleased to welcome back Jasmine Newman '14 as our JV Soccer Head Coach. She is a recent graduate from Methodist University, where she played soccer and earned several accolades, including leading her team to the USA South Conference Championship. Coach Newman has spent many of her recent summers gaining coaching experience with various club programs.
Welcome to Youri St. Jean as our Freshman Soccer Head Coach. A native of Haiti, Coach St. Jean played local high school soccer at Clarksburg High School and attended Salisbury University where he played on the club team. While at Salisbury he completed a one-year volunteer program with the Strength and Conditioning department, in pursuit of his degree in Exercise Science. He began his coaching career while in college, working with High Score Soccer, various club teams and most recently with Arrington Training and Development.