Our Coaches

We are a team of experienced coaches passionate about nurturing and empowering young women through sport.

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Stef Wigfall

Head Co Coach 17 Gold
Co Founder CITY Sports

Stef Wigfall

Head Co Coach 17 Gold
Co Founder CITY Sports

  • Co Founder of CITY Sports and Volleyball Club
  • 2020/21 Head Coach 15 Stef and won 5th in the nation in Open Division
  • Sierra Canyon Head Coach of Girls' Volleyball since 2013
  • Won 5 League Championships @ SC, Won Back to Back CIF Southern California Championships at SC, Won Sierra Canyon’s first CIF California Division II State Championship
  • Named 14’s Coach of the Year in 2017 by the AVCA, Named Cal-Hi Coach of the Year in 2017
  • Twice Named Daily News Coach of the Year, Twice Named CIF-SS Coach of the Year (Division II and III)

Mitch Kallick

Head Coach 18 Gold

Mitch Kallick

Head Coach 18 Gold

  • 15 years of Collegiate Coaching experience
  • 5 years of Club Coaching experience
  • Played collegiately at NYU, being awarded a spot on an ALL-EIVA team in each of his four years
  • Recently inducted into the NYU Athletics Hall of Fame
  • Spent 1 Year playing professionally in Portugal

Kat Luft

Head Co Coach 17 Gold

Kat Luft

Head Co Coach 17 Gold

  • Outside Hitter and Beach Player at University of Georgia (2009-2012) and Loyola Marymount University (2012-2014)
  • 2-Time All-WCC First Team
  • Played 2 years overseas professionally in Switzerland and France
  • Played in NORCECA World Championship Qualification for USA Women’s National Team 2014 w/ 3 appearances in the CCAA tournament (3rd place in 2017 & 2018 & 2nd place in 2019)
  • Coached girls club teams at both Sports Academy and Sunshine Westside winning a Nationals Gold medal in Patriot Division with 18s Sunshine
  • Helped lead California State University, Los Angeles Women's volleyball team to NCAA tournament in 2018 and 2019

Nicole Efseaff

Nicole Efseaff

  • Captain and Starting Setter for Cal State LA
  • All-Academic Team for CCAA 2 years
  • Golden Eagle Award Recipient at Cal State LA
  • 2 Year Captain and First Team All Big 8 Conference Honoree at Sierra College
  • Team Captain and All-Start Northern California Honoree at Pleasant Valley High School, Chico, CA

Ryan Duncan

Head Coach 16 Gold

Ryan Duncan

Head Coach 16 Gold

  • 2020/21 CITY Head Coach 16 and 14 Ryan
  • Head Coach of Oakwood High School Varsity Boys' and Girls for last 6 years
  • Director of Volleyball of Oakwood Middle School
  • Won CIF Championship 2019 for first time in Oakwood history and named Coach of the Year
  • Played Setter, Outside Hitter and Opposite in High School

Taylor Tattersall

Assistant Coach 16 Gold

Taylor Tattersall

Assistant Coach 16 Gold

  • 2021/22 CITY Assistant Coach 15 Gold and 12 Gold
  • NAIA 2nd Team All-Conference - Lindenwood University Belleville
  • 2015 CCCAA State Champions - Santa Monica College/All State Tournament MVP
  • 2x Junior National silver medalist - Open Division
  • Aspiring Special Education Teacher
  • High passion for motivating youth to reach highest potential on the court and in the classroom

Karl Rojo

Karl Rojo

  • 2021/22 CITY Assistant Coach 16 Gold
  • 2020/21 CITY Assistant Coach 15 Stef winning 5th in the Nation in Open Division
  • 2019/20 CITY Assistant Coach 17 April
  • Head Volleyball Boys Coach of Chaminade High School, West Hills, CA
  • Played Libero in High School
  • 6 years experience coaching girls and boys club teams

April Leyva

April Leyva

  • 2021/22 CITY Co Head Coach 12 Gold
  • 2020/21 CITY Head Coach 13 April
  • 2019/2020 CITY Head Coach 17 April
  • Played Libero and DS at Glendale Community College
  • Coached 6 years at Sierra Canyon as JV Head Coach and Varsity Assistant Coach

Melissa Tindall

Melissa Tindall

  • 2021/22 Head Coach 12 Gold
  • 2020/21 CITY Head Coach 12 Mel and played in American Division at Nationals in Las Vegas
  • Club coach for 9 years
  • 2017 coached Sunshine 13 Westside team at Junior Nationals in Minneapolis
  • 2016 team won Gold Medal at 2016 Far Western JNQ in Reno
  • 2009-2011 Setter/Libero for Santa Monica College

Darrin Phillips

Heach Coach

Darrin Phillips

Heach Coach

  • 10 years coaching for Sierra Canyon Girls' Varsity team
  • 5 years coaching club volleyball
  • Club team won a gold medal in USA division in 2018 at the Junior Nationals
  • As a player won 2-time first team all CIF Division 1
  • Played club at LAAC (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
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