Serinna Russo-Head Coach
Coach Russo returns for her second season in the Fall of 2015 after leading her team to a 16-9 overall record in her first campaign in 2014. The 16 win season for MSJC was the most victories by a Lady Eagle volleyball team since 2008.
Assistant coached at Davis and Elkins College for the 2012 season. Head coach at West Virginia Volleyball club. Currently is the Director of Youth Development at 951 Elite Volleyball Club and Inland Valley Sports Academy.
Played at West Virginia University from 2010-2012. Senior year finished 7th in the nation for digs per set in Division I. Received Big East Conference Honors. Named All-Tournament Team at the Black-Gold Challenge at Wake Forest. Set the first all time dig percentage for West Virginia University and named Big East Honor Roll. Competed in the USA National Team try-out at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Received the “Tough as Nails” award in her senior year. Junior year finished second on the team in digs (437) and third on the team in service aces (23). Played at Concordia University from 2008-2010 was captain and started in 29 matches. Starting outside hitter and the team was the NAIA National Runner-Up in 2008. In 2009 the team was NAIA Semi-Finalist. Played varsity volleyball at Vista Murrieta High School all four years 2004-2008. Named First Team All League all four years of high school and First Team All County. Team captain all four years. Received the Player of the Year honor in 2005 and 2007. Played at 951 Elite Volleyball Club for three years. Competed in a volleyball tour in Europe with a SCVA High Performance team in 2005. “I have a passion for playing and coaching volleyball. I love to create a competitive environment where players are able to develop their skills and learn the game.”
Graduated from West Virginia University in 2012 with a Bachelors degree in Psychology. Currently working on Master’s Degree in Special Education through West Virginia University and Teaching Credential from Cal Baptist University. Teaches PE and is a Special Education teacher assistant at River Springs Charter School.
Natalie Allen-Assistant Coach
Natalie Allen joins the MSJC staff this year with a wealth of experience as both a player and a coach. Natalie was a standout player at Murrieta Valley High School before earning a scholarship to continue her playing career at Cal State Northridge. Since her graduation from Northridge, Natalie has gained valuable coaching experience. Natalie has been an assistant coach at TemescalCanyon High School as well as working on the volleyball club circuit as an assistant for the under 18 team at Club 951.