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Sammie Manio (12 Navy)

Sammie has been with ZIVA for three seasons.

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Charlie Hamilton (13 National)

Charlie has been with ZIVA for going on two seasons.

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Emily Gravitt (14 National or 15 National) Pending UIL players

Emily, a Wichita Falls native, has been teaching for 18 years & coaching for 15. During those 15 years, she was a JH coach and a HS assistant with many playoff experiences. As a head coach at Petrolia from 2012-2016, Emily led her team to playoffs all four years. In 2017, she was an assistant at Nocona, and most recently as the head coach at Iowa Park Emily went on a two round deep playoff run.

“We are really excited to welcome Emily to our ZIVA family. In my time getting to know Emily I can tell she has a gift for leading and growing young women. She will be great at pushing her team to another level.”

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Kyla Broadnax (14 National or 15 National) Pending UIl players

Kylah graduated from Chisholm Trail HS where she played on Varcity since her Freshman year. During her 4 years in HS Kylah earned a number of awards, All District Honorable Mention, Defensive Player of the Year, 1st Team, Academic All District and Team MVP while helping her team to a Bi-District Championship.

Kylah is currently a member of the  Midwestern State University Volleyball program and coming into her third year as a coach with ZIVA. Last season Kylah led her 15s Navy team to a Championship in Silver at AVC, Bronze at McChesney and a number of other tournaments.

“As a player, Kylah has learned to overcome when she had to battle back from a major injury. She is a proven fighter and her relentless drive to be great translates to the expectations she holds her players to. I know she will have a great coaching career in life.”

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Sean Guffey (15 Navy)

Sean grew up watching his grandpa Jerry Allen playing competitively while coaching for Old High(WFHS) and Wichita Christian his whole life. Much of what he has learned about volleyball comes from Jerry Allen and other amazing coaches in and around Wichita Falls, Tx.  Sean started coaching club volleyball In 2012 and joined ZIVA in the 2017 season.

Last year Sean coached our 14’s Navy, leading them to three 1st place finishes in bronze and silver division, as well as earning 3rd overall at the Lonestar Qualifier in club division.

“Sean has been a great addition to the ZIVA Family. He is wonderful to coach alongside with and has a great report with players and parents. I know he will do a great job leading his next team to success.”

 

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Charlie Hamilton (16 National)

Charlie has been with ZIVA for going on two seasons.

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Kyla Broadnax (17 National)

Kylah graduated from Chisholm Trail HS where she played on Varcity since her Freshman year. During her 4 years in HS Kylah earned a number of awards, All District Honorable Mention, Defensive Player of the Year, 1st Team, Academic All District and Team MVP while helping her team to a Bi-District Championship.

Kylah is currently a member of the  Midwestern State University Volleyball program and coming into her third year as a coach with ZIVA. Last season Kylah led her 15s Navy team to a Championship in Silver at AVC, Bronze at McChesney and a number of other tournaments.

“As a player, Kylah has learned to overcome when she had to battle back from a major injury. She is a proven fighter and her relentless drive to be great translates to the expectations she holds her players to. I know she will have a great coaching career in life.”

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Emily Gravitt (18 National)

Emily, a Wichita Falls native, has been teaching for 18 years & coaching for 15. During those 15 years, she was a JH coach and a HS assistant with many playoff experiences. As a head coach at Petrolia from 2012-2016, Emily led her team to playoffs all four years. In 2017, she was an assistant at Nocona, and most recently as the head coach at Iowa Park Emily went on a two round deep playoff run.

“We are really excited to welcome Emily to our ZIVA family. In my time getting to know Emily I can tell she has a gift for leading and growing young women. She will be great at pushing her team to another level.”