- Troy Helton - Club Director, Nashville Director, Master Coach (ages 15+)
- Maggie Kuyper – Club Director
- Emily Moore - North Branch Director & Master Coach (ages 10-14)
- Crissy McDaniel - Assistant Club Director
- Calaeb Campbell – Cookeville Branch Director
- Levada Johns - Clarksville Branch Director
- Maegan Doak – East Branch Director
Below is a listing of Ethos Coaches. Choose a coach and you’ll be taken to a short bio. Feel free to contact them if you have any questions.
Coach Troy Helton has had tremendous success in the sport of volleyball – both as a player and now as a coach. After playing HS & Club volleyball in New York, Coach Helton started coaching in Orlando right after college. In Florida, he won two district championships, one regional championship and one State-runner up trophy. His combined record for the 2007-2008 volleyball seasons was 51-8, earning him the Coach of the Year. Upon moving to Nashville, Coach Helton has served as head coach at both Nashville Christian & Franklin Road Academy. He took each school to the sub-state level and accumulated a district & regional championship along the way.
Coach Helton also serves as Director of the Tennessee Volleyball Association, an organization he started to promote the sport of volleyball across the state.
Julie Dimick served as team captain her a senior, and was named a Female Heisman Award winner. She earned Honorable Mention All-State honors as a senior, when she helped lead her team to a third place finish in the state tournament. Dimick was also named MVP of the 2009 Nazarene Tournament. Dimick played two years of collegiate volleyball one at Friends University in Wichita, KS where she helped lead the Falcons to the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament title and a berth in the NAIA National Tournament. Dimick’s second year of college she played volleyball for Trevecca Nazarene University and was honored teammate of the year, and servant-leader of the year. Upon knee her knee surgery in 2011 she was no longer able to play collegiate ball but stays involved by coaching and cross cultural sports ministry. In the summer Dimick does sports ministry through mission trips and works with a Division I volleyball team in Kansas. In the Winter and Spring she works TNU’s volleyball games and coaches for Ethos.
Tana began her coaching career at Overbrook Catholic School in 2006 coaching 5th & 6th grade league along with 7th & 8th grade league. Along with coaching these two leagues, she started coaching 9th graders in 2007 at St. Cecilia High School and just finished up her 4th season with the SCA girls. Tana has coached the 13 Black team for the past 2 years at Ethos and loves her “little 13s.”
Coach McDaniel is currently the head coach for the Aaron Academy volleyball program. The last two years Aaron Academy has a conference record of 19-4, 2011 Northern MTAC Division Champions and an MTAC Tournament runner up trophy. Coach McDaniel graduated from Shasta College in 1991 and was inducted into Shasta College’s Athletic Hall of Fame for softball in 1995. She was a captain for the Chico State University softball team, graduating with her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education in 1994. In 2002, she became the head volleyball coach for Panama City Christian School for two years improving their conference achievements to 3rd place which included an exciting upset to qualify for the Panhandle Christian Conference Final Four Tournament in 2003.
Coach McDaniel has coached basketball, softball, swimming and track throughout the years but it was the two years coaching the PCCS volleyball team that has inspired Coach McDaniel to improve her volleyball coaching skills and knowledge of the game. Coach McDaniel believes in Ethos coaching philosophy 100% and is presently the Assistant Director for the Nashville & North branches of Ethos. She also coaches the 12 Black team in Nashville with Kristen Boatman.
Coach Reynolds has played volleyball for many years starting in middle school and continuing through college where she received a full ride athletic scholarship to Lake Sumter Community College in Florida for the 2000-2001 seasons. After receiving a BA in Sociology at Florida Atlantic University in 2004 she continued her love for the game by accepting an assistant coaching position with Florida Christian College for the 2009 season. Since moving to Nashville in 2010, Coach Reynolds has coached at several clinics, camps and was the 17Green coach at Ethos last year. This year she is coaching the 18Black team.
Kristen Boatman’s passion for volleyball is evident in the way she coaches and plays. After turning down a volleyball scholarship in pursuit of high academic goals, she began her coaching career at the club level. She has had success at the middle, high and club levels; she has never had a loosing season. Coach Boatman has been coaching for six years, and has coached at K2 Club in Knoxville, Nashville Christian School, David Lipscomb Campus School and Alliance. Coach Boatman’s players will tell you she is a stickler for fundamentals and hard work. When asked what coach would say, replies include “It doesn’t take talent to hustle”, “poor fundamentals are the root of all evil”, and “get there!”
In between seasons you will find Coach Boatman working on her own game, she is a member of several leagues including her favorite team, “The Missfits.” Just like Coach Boatman’s high school coach taught her to love volleyball, she is turning around and doing the same for all of her players.
Coach Kuyper served as the assistant volleyball coach at Ravenwood High School in 2006 and coached at the Williamson County Select Volleyball Club in 2004 and 2005. Coach Kuyper graduated from Belmont University in May 2007, where she was a member of the Lady Bruins volleyball team. Prior to playing volleyball at Belmont, Coach Kuyper played at Gardner-Webb University where she was named to the Atlantic Sun Freshman All-Conference Team in 2003 and served as a Team Captain in 2004. Coach Kuyper has received her B.S. in Psychology from Belmont University and her M.A.T. from Trevecca Nazarene University.
Coach Kuyper is currently the head coach of the St. Cecilia Academy volleyball program that ended State Runner-up in 2011 and also serves as Assistant Director of the Tennessee Volleyball Association.