MEET THE SASVBC TEAM
SASVBC is proud to have on staff coaches who we believe are some of the best in Hawai'i.
Our roster includes Olympians, Collegiate Coaches, All Americans, Former Pro Athletes and All Star coaches
who give back to the community by humbly serving your children.
These exceptional people provide mentoring, role modeling, and educated, positive leadership.
  1. WARREN ANDO
    Coach Warren has over 15 years of coaching experience. He was USAV Coach of the Year in 2013, Head Coach of Mililani VBC for many years and has coached every age division as well as adults.
  2. NICK CASTELLO
    Nick Castello is from Honolulu, Hawai'i. He played at Maryknoll HS and then for UH as their star libero. He now plays indoor professionally for Ostrava in the Czech Republic. He has been coaching & giving back for 10 years.
  3. COURTNEY CHAI
    Coach Courtney was an all star athlete at Kamehameha Schools. She played in college at California State University at Long Beach and LMU. She comes from a large volleyball family.
  4. PONI DAINES
    Coach Poni has been coaching volleyball for well over 40 years. She recently retired from Kamehameha Schools where she was a coach for at least 25 years. From a prominent volleyball family, she coaches a SASVBC 15s Girls team.
  5. KANANI DANIELSON
    Coach Kanani was born in Hawai'i & raised in Ewa Beach. She was an All American at the University of Hawai'i where she graduated with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. She has played professionally in Japan & Europe. Volleyball is her passion whether as an athlete or coach. She encourages hard work, discipline & positive support and knows what it takes for athletes to achieve their goals.
  6. DANNY HUGHES
    Coach Danny is from San Diego, CA. Before moving to Hawai'i he was a men's coach at UC San Diego. He has over 10 years of volleyball experience as a player and coach.
  7. JORDAN INAFUKU
    Coach Jordan was an all star athlete at Kamehameha Schools. He played volleyball for Stanford University on an NCAA Championship winning team. He is an attorney at a local law firm and coaches the SASVBC Boys 17s.
  8. JAY INOUYE
    Coach Jay has over 20 years of coaching experience. He played volleyball at Dixie College. He has coached boys at Roosevelt HS, Iolani, and is a current boys JV & Varsity coach. He specializes in passing, defense and building a culture of teamwork. He coaches the SASVBC boys & girls 14s.
  9. LANI KA'AA
    From a prominent volleyball family, Coach Lani has over 20 years of coaching experience. A stand out athlete at Kamehameha Schools, she was also a UH Rainbow Wahine. Lani currently coaches boys at a local high school.
  10. KIM KIKUCHI
    Coach Kim was a star setter at Gonzaga University. She coaches at a local high school where she has won state championships. She has coached club SASVBC girls teams to Silver and Bronze medals at the GJNC.
  11. SARI KWAN
    Coach Sari is a Punahou grad & three time State Champion. She played volleyball at Dominican University of California as a lib/ds. She coached for Marin VBC and Volleystart as well as being an assistant coach at Novato HS before moving home to Hawaii.
  12. DIANA MCKIBBIN
    Coach Diana was an athlete for the UH Rainbow Wahine. She has over 30 years of coaching experience. She has coached State & National Championship winning teams. From a large volleyball family, she currently has two sons competing on the AVP tour. She coaches the SAS Boys 17s.
  13. KAINOA MITCHELL
    Coach Kainoa is a Roosevelt HS graduate. He played at Orange Coast College where he coached at Balboa Bay. He then transferred to men's volleyball at UH as a libero. He specializes in defense, setting & hitting. He coaches the SASVBC girls & boys 14s. His boys 14s team qualified to compete in the BJNC 14s Open Division.
  14. PUNA NA'AUAO
    Coach Puna Chai Na'auao is a Punahou School graduate. She played volleyball at USC. She currently coaches girls volleyball at a local high school. With over 15 years experience, she specializes in blocking, setting, defense and team work.
  15. JORGE NEGRON
    Coach Jorge was born & raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He started playing volleyball at 10 years old and competed in a Professional Volleyball League in Puerto Rico. Jorge is an Army Active Duty Officer. Currently he is a collegiate beach & indoor coach at a local university and coaches the SASVBC Girls 17s/18s.
  16. JESSICA PRATAPAS
    Coach Jessica is from Chicago, IL. She played volleyball for Illinois State University where she majored in communication studies. She comes from an athletic family background and has coached for 15 years. She currently works at a local university and coaches a SASVBC Girls 15s team.
  17. CARL RALLITA
    Coach Carl is born & raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He attended Kamehameha Schools and has been coaching in Hawaii for 18 years. Currently he coaches at local high school where he has won State Championships. He emphasizes progression based drills while instilling a strong mind-set. He has owned his own small business since 1994.
  18. KAU'I SALZMAN
    Coach Kau'i was born in Hawai'i & moved to San Diego as a child. She played volleyball at Saint Mary's College as an outside hitter. She was a collegiate coach at UC San Diego, a pro beach athlete on the AVP tour, and is currently a collegiate beach coach for a local university. She is the Head Beach Coach for SAS Beach Club. Kau'i has coached boys & girls for 15 years.
  19. PUA SHIMABUKURO
    Coach Pua Tuyay Shimabukuro coaches the SAS Girls 12s. She has over 20 years of coaching experience at high schools and clubs in Hawai'i & California. She played volleyball at Rutger's University. From a large volleyball family, she is also a student counselor at a local high school.
  20. JOE SERRAO
    Coach Joe Serrao was born and raised in Hawai'i and was a star athlete at Kamehameha Schools. He played volleyball in Utah in college and has over 20 years of coaching experience. He coached his team to win the silver at the GJNC 2014. He owns Salvage Public, a clothing company inspired by the great Duke Kahanamoku. He is a Position Specific Coach for SASVBC.
  21. DAVE STAMP
    Coach Dave has been involved with the sport of volleyball as a coach & player for well over 30 years. During his club coaching experience he has had teams qualify for Open Divisions, win the Far Western Qualifier, and have top five finished at the GJNC. He has worked with many great athletes, many of which have gone on to be multiple NCAA All Americans.
  22. MOUNIA TACHIBANA
    Coach Mounia was an all star athlete at Kamehameha Schools. She played volleyball at Cal State Fullerton. She is the varsity girls coach at a local high school and mainly coaches the older age divisions.
  23. RICK TUNE
    Coach Rick was an all star athlete at Punahou School. He played volleyball at UH and Pepperdine University. He is a Dean & Varsity Coach at a local high school where he has won State & National Championships and has over 20 years of coaching experience.
  24. AMANDA WASKO
    Coach Amanda is a Kamehameha grad. She was a lib/ds at the University of Utah & transferred to Dominican University of CA as an outside hitter & received All-Conference Honors. She coached at Marin Juniors VBC.
  25. KEVIN WONG
    Coach Kevin attended Punahou School and was an All American at UCLA. He represented the USA at the Sydney Olympics. He has 20 years coaching experience. A student of the game, he has been coached by some of the best volleyball minds in the world including Al Skates, Dane Selznick & Karch Kiraly. His inaugural U15 club team won gold at the GJNC with a perfect 12-0 record.
  26. CLINT COLLINS
    Clint Collins has been coaching beach volleyball professionally for 4 years. He coached juniors at Mountain View Volleyball Club and Main Beach Sand Club, and collegiate beach volleyball at Cabrillo Community College. He also plays in local tournaments, and has maintained a AAA rating in the CBVA for the last 4 years. When not at the beach, he works for the University of Hawaii in their diving safety program.
  27. CHRIS CRABB
    Legendary beach & indoor coach Chris Crabb is not only an icon of the sport of beach volleyball in Hawai'i, but also the father of AVP pros Trevor & Taylor Crabb. He has coached for over 20 years and still plays beach volleyball on a weekly basis!
  28. KAWIKA HASEGAWA
    Coach Kawika is the assistant coach for the SAS Girls 18s. He has over 15 years of coaching experience and also coaches at a local high school.