MEET THE COACHES
As a Viera Volleyball coaching staff our goal is to inspire and motivate volleyball players both on and off the court. We emphasize sportsmanship, teamwork, and community service. We strive to give every player a better understanding of herself through hard work and competition.
Sarah Wayne has been the Varsity Head coach at Viera High School since it opened in 2006. Sarah grew up in Brevard County and attended Titusville and Satellite High Schools. She was the 4 time- All Space Coast Tennis Player of the Year and 2 time Volleyball Player of the Year. She also played for Cape Coast Volleyball Club winning the Florida Regional Qualifier in 2000. After graduating from Satellite, Sarah attended the University of Kentucky on a full volleyball scholarship. In her 4 years at UK, Sarah ranks in career: Attempts, Kills, Digs and Aces; and also holds the record for most kills in one match (38). In 2012, Sarah made the FL Region Professional Volleyball Team, Florida WAVE as an outside. Sarah teaches AP Psychology at Viera High School and has 3 children.
Varsity Assistant Coach
Lana has been around the game in multiple capacities for over two decades. Lana spent time assisting at the division three college level, before moving on to high school and club coaching. Most recently she coached here at Viera High and club volleyball in Brevard. She has a bachelors degree in Physical Education and coaching. It’s her philosophy to use the game as a vehicle to encourage, develop, grow, and instill positive life skills in young athletes. “Good, better, best, never let it rest, until your good is better and better best.”
Junior Varsity Coach
Eric has been the Varsity Assistant at Viera High School for over 8 years. Additionally, in that time as the Freshmen coach, his record was 71-4 including 3-time undefeated seasons. Eric also coaches at Cape Coast Volleyball Club. He grew up in Puerto Rico where he played JV and Varsity volleyball, winning several high school tournaments and becoming one of the top teams in Puerto Rico. He is a certified personal trainer at Pro-Health with over 20 years of experience, helping athletes of all ages and fitness levels to reach their goals safely and effectively.
Varsity Volunteer Assistant
Ashlyn played D1 volleyball at University of Tennessee and University of Alabama at Birmingham. She coached club volleyball at NASA South in Birmingham and Biltmore Academy in Asheville, NC. Ashlyn is also the Cape Coast 14s assistant coach. She attended PA school at UAB and now a certified PA in general surgery at Holmes Regional and Palm Bay. Ashlyn and her husband live in Viera with their son Luca.
Ashlyn Sunseri Cain
This is Matt’s first season with Hawk volleyball. He began his volleyball coaching career at Sheridan High School in Wyoming where he coached the Freshman B Team for 10 years. Upon his move to Florida four years ago, he was an assistant volleyball coach at Heritage High School in Palm Bay. After transferring to Viera High School, he has spent the last two seasons as a volleyball referee here in Brevard county. He is also entering his 3rd season as the Viera High School Girls JV soccer coach.
Currently he is an English teacher at Viera High School. He graduated from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah with a Bachelor’s of Arts and earned his Master’s in Literature from the University of Wyoming. He and his wife have 3 children.
Varsity Volunteer Assistant
Doug played his college volleyball at Ball State University and continued on to receive gold and bronze medals in the 89-90 Olympic Festivals. Doug has had multiple coaching roles over the years including volunteer roles at Nebraska and Texas as well as over 10 years of coaching club volleyball. Doug is an aerospace engineer for Northrup Grumman. Doug's wife, Errica was an All-American middle at the University of Texas. Doug has 2 daughters. Anjelina is currently a junior OH for the Penn State Nittany Lions and Izzy is currently a senior as Veria HS and will also be attending Penn State this spring as a Setter.
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