Match Point Mentoring Huddles

Match Point Mentoring Huddles

Huddle up! Match Point Mentoring Huddles provide the opportunity for veteran coaches and less experienced coaches to meet in small groups and share ideas for personal and professional growth. Each one-hour Huddle will offer mentees the chance to visit with three different veteran coaches for 20-minutes each to gain insight and learn about the sport from multiple perspectives.

Mentors will include:

Mario Andaya, Central Washington University Head Women’s Coach
Geoff Carlston, The Ohio State University Head Women’s Coach
Matthew Darling, Gannon University Head Women’s Coach
Charlie Ginex, Kean University Head Men’s Coach
Jaime Gordon, Morehead State University Head Women’s Indoor and Beach Coach
Dan Matthews, Cardinal Stritch University Head Men’s Coach
Heather Mazeitis-Fontenot, University of Louisiana Head Women’s Coach
Taylor Mott, Austin Peay State University Head Women’s Coach
Lyndsey Oates, University of Northern Colorado Head Women’s Coach
Ryan Theis, Marquette University Head Women’s Coach
Chuck Waddington, Angelo State University Head Women’s Coach
Jeannette Waldo, Tennessee Tech Head Women’s Coach
Greg Walker, University of Southern California Assistant Men’s Coach
Deane Webb, Ohio University Head Women’s Coach
Jill Wilson, Virginia Tech Head Women’s Coach

Match Point Mentoring Huddles will be filled on a first come first-come, first-served basis beginning on September 17. The AVCA will send out a sign-up link to those who are registered for the convention on that date. Be sure to register for the convention early so you will have the first opportunity to be part of these small group learning opportunities. Coaches must sign-up in advance in order to keep each Huddle to a maximum of five people per mentor. Please contact Allison Ivetic at for more information.

Match Point Mentoring Huddles are scheduled as follows:

Thursday, Dec. 13

• Huddle with Lyndsey Oates, Matthew Darling & Geoff Carlston (2:30 – 3:30 p.m.) – FULL
• Huddle with Mario Andaya, Jeannette Waldo & Jaime Gordon (3:45 – 4:45 p.m.) – FULL

Friday, Dec. 14

• Huddle with Taylor Mott, Deane Webb & Ryan Theis (1:15 – 2:15 p.m.) – FULL
• Huddle with Dan Matthews, Greg Walker & Charlie Ginex (2:30 – 3:30 p.m.)
• Huddle with Chuck Waddington, Jill Wilson & Heather Mazeitis-Fontenot (3:45 – 4:45 p.m.) – FULL


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