Directors

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Directors 2018-01-01T21:41:29+00:00

Co-Founder, Director
palermo1

College attended
Stephen F. Austin State University
B.S. Ed Physical Education, Special Education
M.S. Ed Secondary Education Mid-Management

Volleyball playing/coaching experience
Port Neches-Groves High School – player
Stephen F. Austin State University – player
Northbrook High School – Coach, 20 years
Stratford High School – Coach, 14 years

What do you love the most about coaching?
Working with different girls every year and seeing them accomplish personal and volleyball goals.

Contact information
email: palermob@comcast.net

What is your greatest accomplishment?
Staying in the coaching/teaching business for 34 years.

Co-Founder/Director

College attended
Sam Houston State and University of Houston

Volleyball playing/coaching experience
All-state player at Jersey Village High School. Four year setter at Sam Houston State. Coed Honorable Mention player at the Coed National Tournament with a third place finish. Coached two years junior high, two years freshman, and thirty years varsity. Coached three state championship teams (two undefeated), also coached for Texas Elite since 1990 with an eleventh place finish at Junior Olympics and recently won the Indianapolis Qualifier. I have also coached a USA High Performance Team that competed in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

What do you love the most about coaching?
I like teaching and training players. I really enjoy watching them grow as players and young adults. It is satisfying to see a team get better each day.

Contact information
email: djaehne@sbcglobal.net
What is your greatest accomplishment?
State championships – 1989 (41 and 0), 1993 (42 and 0), and 1997 (40 and 1)

Petite Elite / Director

Coach Beth is in her fourth season serving as the Director of the Petite Elite Program of Texas Elite. Beth is a graduate of Texas A&M University and has worked at Memorial High School where she has led her teams to numerous district championships and play-off matches including the 2006 Bronze Medal at the Texas State Championships. Coach Beth is a die-hard sports fan and especially likes working with the young Petites because she establishes the fundamentals of volleyball.

Motto: Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.
Contact information: email: bethgammill@att.net