Coaches

BOCO VOLLEYBALL CLUB

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Jill Smart

13U RED

Coming Soon!

Kori Watts

13U BLUE HEAD COACH

Kori grew up here in Longmont and graduated from Longmont High School where she played volleyball all three years she attended. After high school, she attended the University of Colorado Boulder, obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Marketing.

She and her husband Judd are blessed with two amazing girls; Hannah (age 18) and Morgan (age 15), both of whom share her love of volleyball. Recreationally, they enjoy hiking, camping, and fly fishing together. Kori spent 4 years coaching at Silver Creek HS (with both Tatum & Aaron) and prior to that coached her daughters’ recreational volleyball teams for 9 years total. Currently, she enjoys playing in women’s and co-ed leagues around the area and still competes in local grass tournaments as much as time allows.

Kori is passionate about working with young athletes; coaching and encouraging them to reach their personal goals and aspirations. She is so excited to work alongside Tatum as part of the BoCo team!

Kori will be wearing a few hats with the BoCo Team as our Co-Director & Marketing Director.

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Moriah Andasola

14U WHITE HEAD COACH

Moriah has her BA in Literature from the University of Colorado Denver. She is currently a manager at a local book store. Moriah has been playing volleyball since elementary school, and played competitively for Colorado Force. When she has the time, she plays seasonally on a 4’s team for CVC. She has always had a passion for volleyball and cannot wait to share that passion with others. In her free time she loves to read, cook, camp, and try out local coffee shops!

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Bailey Vitek

14U Red 1 Head Coach / 17U BLUE 2 HEAD COACH

Bailey grew up in Rosemount, MN playing indoor/sand volleyball and hockey and working as a Chemist. She coached volleyball for Rosemount Irish Elite for 3 years and was an assistant coach for Rosemount High School's first boys volleyball team. Bailey moved to Westminster, CO with her Yellow Lab, Rain, last September to escape the cold MN weather. She enjoys working out, being outside and spending time with her dog.
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Bruce Emo

15U RED HEAD COACH / TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

Bruce Emo is a retired electrical engineer who started playing volleyball in 1987. He was the rep/manager for USAV Men's and Coed teams for 12 years. He has also played in USAV Nationals 10 times in his career winning once in the 50's division in 2008. He has also played in the World Senior Games 8 times took 2nd place four of those times.

He has been coaching club, recreational and high school levels since 2012. He is currently the Longmont High School JV Coach and is looking forward to a successful season. Bruce continues to learn all aspects of the game by attending seminars and online courses as well as clinics.

Bruce is currently living in Longmont with his wife and is the CSVA vice president. He is excited to be a part of BoCo.

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Kate Cunningham

16U BLUE HEAD COACH

Kate grew up right here in Longmont. She played volleyball at Niwot High School where she was on the 1st ever State Championship team. Kate continues to live in Longmont with her husband, 2 daughters and son. During her non volleyball time, she is a nurse for local patients.

Kate has a passion for positive coaching and challenging her student athletes to be stronger and more confident on and off the court. It is her goal and passion to help young athletes perform at their highest level and achieve their goal.

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Josh Tarin

16U Red Head Coach

Josh graduated from Silver Creek High School  here in Longmont, where he played 4 years of varsity athletics. Josh’s coaching knowledge comes from coaching various sports including basketball, soccer, track, and volleyball. Josh has always had a passion for volleyball and has been developing his knowledge and skill for the game by playing in competitive leagues in town and always looking to see where the next competitive open gym is to get playing time. During his non-volleyball time, Josh works for the City of Longmont Public Works and Natural Resources Department, and is a Certified Personal Trainer through ISSA (International Sport Sciences Association).

His coaching philosophy: Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard! My goal is to create well-rounded players both on and off the court by teaching leadership in the community and classroom.  I strive to enhance the talents of my players while developing their leadership skills, self-discipline, character, and work ethic.
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Aaron Herbert

17U BLUE 1 & 18U BLUE HEAD COACH/COACHING DIRECTOR

Aaron is a Longmont native with a rich history of volleyball. He has been coaching at the club, recreational and high school levels since 2010.  In 2013 Aaron accepted a coaching position at Silver Creek High School where he coached for 2 years with both Tatum McKenzie & Kori Watts. Prior to that, he coached his daughter's club and recreational volleyball teams for many years.

Aaron is currently the Assistant Head Coach for both the girls varsity team and boys volleyball team at Longmont High School. Aaron still actively plays the game, competing in many men's and co-ed leagues locally, playing every chance he gets.