Coaches & Directors
Director of Volleyball Programs
Karin is an institution for youth volleyball development in Massachusetts. A member of the Board of Directors with Beantown Volleyball Club, she is responsible for Player Development.
Karin has been a integral member of the Hurricanes for many years and has served in many roles, including as a coach, administrator, and program director. She created the Summer Volleyball Clinics and has grown the program to one of the largest in Massachusetts. Karin has also coached at Lasell College, as well as with the Newton South and Natick high school programs.
Director of Men's Volleyball
Jamison has been involved with the Boston Hurricanes since 2006. He currently plays for the Men’s Black team, where he was named All Tournament Team in 2010 (66th NACIVT). Jamison has been appointed to Vice President/Director of Men’s Volleyball, where he will assist the President in overseeing day-to-day operations, as well as building a competitive Men’s Program.
During his free time, Jamison loves to travel and spend time with his dog, Rupert.
Director of Summer Volleyball Clinics
Patrick has been playing volleyball since he was eight years old. He was the libero for the first New England team to ever receive a bid to Open Nationals. A State Semi-finalist his freshman year, Pat went on to become a Boston Globe All-Scholastic his Sophomore year at Newton North High School after leading his team to the school's first State Championship appearance. He has been part of the Hurricanes since 2006, playing on the Men's A Team.
Patrick has been the Director for the Summer Volleyball Clinics since 2015. An avid reader and self-educator, Patrick stays up-to-date on the latest research of culture-building, team-building, leadership, memory, and the neurology of skill-learning.
Women's Gold - Head Coach
Coach Maicen (Boston University, '14) has been coaching since 2007, finding a passion for it after helping out the girls freshman team while attending Newton North High School. He went on to help out with the Junior Varsity team and coaching summer camps for SMASH volleyball club.
Maicen has been a coach for Northeastern Women's Club Volleyball for the past five years - under his direction, the team has gone from being unranked (competing in D1AA at Nationals) to finishing top 25 in D1A. He achieved the first regional title in program history in the 2017-18 season, and finished 3rd in National Coach of the Year voting at the 2017-2018 national tournament. He will be returning to Northeastern this upcoming fall; this is his first year with the Hurricanes.
Women's Black - Head Coach
Coach Jeff joined the Hurricanes program in 2018. He has spent the past four seasons coaching at the SMASH Volleyball Program, most recently a coach of the SMASH 14s Ice.
Jeff began his volleyball career as a Sophomore at the U.S. Naval Academy ending his collegiate stint as Captain. His team finished 3rd in the East Coast Finals behind perennial powerhouses George Mason and Penn State and were ranked 16th in the National Rankings. Jeff served eight years in the U.S. Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer continuing his playing in the Southern California Military Division Beach Volleyball in San Diego. His coaching and volleyball interests rekindled as his sons began to play.
Women's Black - Assistant Coach
Coach Sarah (Lesley University, '18) has been coaching U13 teams and summer camps for SMASH Volleyball Club since 2016. A two-time captain at Lesley, Sarah led her team to two NECC Finals appearances. She was recently announced as the new assistant coach at Suffolk University; this is her first year with the Hurricanes.
Outside of volleyball, Sarah is an Infant/Toddler lead teacher at Brookline Schools Staff Children's Center.
Women's Blue - Head Coach
Coach Taylor (Lasell College, '16) has coached volleyball for seven years and has been part of the Boston Hurricanes for the past four. An experienced and well-respected club and high school coach, Taylor has built successful teams with Beantown Club Volleyball, Newton South High School Boy's Junior Varsity and Wellesley High School Girl's Varsity.
Taylor was instrumental in bringing the private volleyball coaching organization NEPVCA to life, which offers Skill Clinics, Summer Camp and private lessons to volleyball players of all ages for affordable prices. When not coaching, Taylor loves being with friends and family, relaxing and not worrying about work.
Women's Orange - Head Coach
Coach Mike played 4 years of varsity volleyball at Natick High School (NHS). Starting freshman year to being a co-captain senior year and helping lead the team on and off the court. They finished as State Runner up for NHS his senior year.
Mike has been coaching at NHS under Coach Suxho since 2008 as the Freshman coach for the boys and as the head coach of freshman girls. Mike also coaches during the off-season with various Club teams. He has learned through coaching and coach Peter’s black and white style, how to reach players potentials and expand through them for maximum growth both on and off the court. Volleyball is honestly a huge part of Mike’s life, and the benefits of his training can develop our young athletes into incredible young people and players.
Women's White - Head Coach
Coach Amanda has been playing volleyball since she was in the seventh grade, and played as a middle for the Brookline High School team from 2011-2015. She has been part of the Hurricanes side 2012, participating in both the clinics and the Women’s Program. She is currently one of the middles for the Women’s Gold Team.
She has coached with various programs for the last four years, including the Boston Hurricanes clinics as the Beginner’s Head Coach, SMASH as a coach at various clinics, The Brookline Public School System as a middle school coach, and Brookline High School as an aid to the boy’s volleyball program. She coached her first season as the Hurricane’s Women’s White Coach in 2019.
She especially enjoys and excels at coaching younger children, teaching them not only the fundamentals of the sport, but also developing their confidence, fostering a healthy and productive team environment, and guiding them towards communicating in an effective and healthy way. She believes that this is critical to begin at a young age and is honored to be a part of it for her players.
Outside of volleyball, Amanda is current Biology and Professional Writing student at UMass Boston, a veterinary assistant, and an aspiring veterinarian.