Rapid Skillz Volleyball
Coming soon. IMPACT Volleyball Club. Try-outs in December!
MEET THE COACHES
Coach Brenna grew up on a ranch in Nebraska and has been playing and coaching volleyball for 16 years. Coach Brenna played in Nebraska and Texas in several club leagues and trained with two D1 coaches. Brenna was captain of her high school team and led her team to a #1 state ranking for 11 consecutive weeks, regional finals and the Texas state tournament. She was District MVP, Area MVP, Regional MVP, and Texas All-State and Texas All-State First Team as a setter multiple years. Brenna is currently working in Business Innovation for Monument Health and plays volleyball through Rapid City’s local league.
Coach Fehrin grew up in Belle Fourche, SD riding horses and playing volleyball with her three younger sisters. In high school, Coach Fehrin went to the state volleyball tournament her junior and senior year and was selected for the All-Tournament team both times. Her senior year she was also selected for First Team All-State in class A. Fehrin continued her career at Black Hills State University where she majored in Science Education and was a starter for 3 years. She served as team captain for two years, the student-athlete advisory for three years, and was selected to the First Team All-Conference Academic Volleyball Team twice. Coach Fehrin is currently the JV volleyball coach for Rapid City Central where she also teaches biology and chemistry. She has always had a strong passion for volleyball and spends much of her time developing the skills of young athletes or playing herself.
Coach Estes started her volleyball career playing in Brazil then moved to Rapid City and played collegiate volleyball at National American University while competing in three National tournaments and winning one of them in 2002. Coach Estes volunteered as a coach at the YMCA league for 3rd and 4th graders from 2008 thru 2011, coached club teams at Black Hills Juniors from 2008 thru 2012, then, joined the high school environment coaching at St. Thomas More high school from 2008 thru 2016 while winning as the Coach of the Year award on her first year as a head coach. Coach Estes returned to coach at the same club from 2017 thru 2018 and currently the head coach at Douglas. Coach Estes and her husband Nick have two boys: Gregory and Andre. Coach Estes says there is nothing better than doing what you love while helping young athletes succeed and develop during their teenage years.
Kelsey Hendrickson (Coach K) is a Rapid City native. Coach K is a three-time varsity volleyball letterman from Rapid City Stevens with three state AA tournament appearances, including a third-place finish in 2012. During her time as a Raider, Coach K amassed 787 kills as both a middle and right-side hitter. In the off-season, Coach K participated on AAU and Junior Olympic teams. She has competed in nationally recognized club tournaments such as the Northern Lights National Qualifier in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Coach K continued her volleyball career at the collegiate level with Chadron State College, an NCAA Division II team. She had a career high 9 kills in 2015 against South Dakota School of Mines with a hitting percent of .450. That season, the team was recognized as having its best Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) record in over ten years. Since her time in Chadron, Coach K has found opportunities to continue playing volleyball at the recreational level and Coach K still holds a competitive spirit that has helped her teams win six city tournament championships. Coach K graduated from Black Hills State University and loves to coach and make an impact on area athletes.
Coach Hannah is from Rapid City and attended Rapid City Christian. Over the past 12 years, she has been a multi-sport high school and collegiate athlete, coach, and referee. Being both a volleyball setter and outside hitter, Hannah specializes in developing player versatility and adaptability. In working with young women, she values the importance of teammate, parent, and coach encouragement that drives hard work and discipline both in the classroom and on the court. She is most proud of being selected as Most Valuable Player on her varsity team as well as being selected as a finalist for the Rapid City Female Athlete of the Year.
Coach Shay has been playing volleyball for over 12 years and still continues to play when she gets the chance. Coach Shay started playing around the time she was in 3rd grade and played throughout college. Winning numerous awards throughout her career including Most Valuable Player at the Lakota National Invitational, Coach Shay has had a successful volleyball career. She recently started coaching in the community and enjoys every minute of it. She loves to share her passion, experience and love for the game with the young athletes in the area.
Coach Q is a 1998 graduate of Eastland High School in Lanark, Illinois. Coach Q was a middle hitter for her Cougar Varsity Volleyball team for 2 years. During that time she was voted team captain as well as being named to the All-Area Team. After being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in the spring of her senior year, her college plans changed. She was being recruited by several schools to continue her volleyball career, but chose to focus on her health and her career path, teaching middle school math. She graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 2002. During her time at EIU, she found her passion for volleyball again. She began playing on a competitive intramural team and this is where her passion for coaching volleyball started. For the past 17 years she has coached middle school and high school volleyball and is currently an 8th grade coach and 6th grade math teacher at Douglas. Coach Q enjoys seeing her student and players succeed and sees that as one of her greatest rewards.