Kyle McCall was recommended by former MCC Head Coach Jyllianne Czanstkowksi, to become the Scots' Assistant Coach. When the 2013 head coaching position opened up, McCall was elevated to that role. He has coached/directed volleyball at a variety of levels, youth through collegiate and adult. McCall has attended a number of university summer camps to hone his coaching skills and increase his coaching connections, knowledge and abilities. Some of those universities included: The University of Illinois, University of Wisconsin, Northern Illinois University, and Ohio State University.
McCall started his volleyball career playing sand volleyball and has over 12 years playing at a competitive level. He most recently celebrated a silver medal in the 2013 OPEN division and a win in the 2012 OPEN division of Adult U.S.A Volleyball. In the sand game, McCall has won many tournaments, and he has a very strong network of players and coaches that play all levels of the sport.
McCall has coached players who have gone on to play at NCAA Division I schools in The Big 10, MAC and Pac 10 conferences. McCall believes that promoting a positive, dedicated, and consistent approach helps produce the best results. Some of his former players have gone on to play professionally outside of the U.S.
McCall is an excellent teacher in practice and provides sound game strategy. He believes that his athletes benefit from a realistic and common-sense approach to the game. He believes that when the athlete understands how and why things work, they are able to perform better with a steady level of improvement. In addition to physical training and skill development, McCall emphasizes mental training and competitive toughness. Combining talent, discipline and consistency, McCall has achieved excellent results and sets high expectations for his MCC student athletes both in the classroom and on the court.
Assistant Coach: Shari Mayner
Shari Mayner started her college coaching career with the Scots in the 2013 season. Shari came to MCC with an exceptional recommendation from Head Coach Kyle McCall and she brings a wealth of experiences to the program. Mayner played volleyball beginning in middle school and continued to grow her skills through participation in club volleyball for six years. After playing four years at Glenbard North High School, she was recruited by North Park University, Chicago, IL, where she played four years at the collegiate level. In 2004 she earned the Most Improved Player Award and was on the Dean's list from 2003-05.
Shari started coaching club volleyball at Ace Point Match in 2003. In 2006 she coached freshman volleyball at Glenbard North HS for two years and club volleyball at SOVA for one year. In 2007 she continued her coaching career at Illinois Performance Volleyball Club for the next six years. In 2008-09, while teaching at Larkin High School in Elgin, IL, she coached both freshman and JV girls' teams as well as Freshman A and B boys' volleyball teams.
Shari Mayner continues to play in leagues and tournaments in and around the Chicago area, as well as with her USAV women's team that she's been playing on for a decade. Her solid and varied background and experiences will pay dividends for the MCC players. Outside of her volleyball life, Shari likes to cook, bake and spend time with her husband, Andrew, and her rescue dog, Ellie.
Head Coach: Kyle McCall
Assistant Coach: Shari Mayner
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