Elite Training is run by experienced coaches from local colleges, high schools, clubs and current and former collegiate players. All Elite training is organized by Ali Carey-Oliver. She takes time to structure training and practices and teaches coaches how to coach.
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Ali has been coaching volleyball for over 20 years.
Prepped at San Gabriel High School, where she was a 4-time All-League selection, 2-time league MVP and 2-time All-CIF selection. Also played basketball and softball. She continued her career at Cerritos College where she led the Falcons to a Conference Championship her sophomore season. 2-time All-SCC selection, All-SoCal selection and the state's top ranked hitter her freshman season. Transferred on a full athletic scholarship to Southeastern Louisiana University, where she finished 3rd among all NCAA Division 1 players in service aces as a junior. Transferred to Sonoma State University on an athletic scholarship, where she was named the team's MVP and captain. Carey-Oliver finished her playing career with two European Exposure Tours. She also competed in beach volleyball as an AA rated player. In addition to coaching volleyball, Ali has coached youth soccer, softball, baseball and basketball.
College Coaching Career:
Mt. SAC Beach Volleyball 2018 - present
Mt. SAC Indoor Volleyball 2016 - present
Holy Names University Men's Volleyball 2014 - 2016
Holy Names University Women's Volleyball 2013 - 2016
Whittier College Men's Club Volleyball 2008 - 2012
Whittier College Women's Volleyball 2007 - 2013
Cerritos College Men's Club Volleyball 2006 - 2007
Smack/PVA Volleyball Club Director/Coach 2006 - 2016
Cerritos College Women's Volleyball 2005 - 2007
Cypress College Women's VB Asst 2004-2005
Napa Valley College Women's VB Asst 2002 - 2003
High School & Club Coaching Experience:
Smack/PVA Volleyball Club Director
Smack/PVA Club Volleyball Girls 14's 7 18's
Napa Sonoma Volleyball Club Girls & Boys 18's
Redwood High School Boys Varsity & Girls Frosh
Creekside Middle School Girls 7th Grade
Marin Juniors VB Club Girls 16's & 18's & Boys 18's
Huntington Beach Volleyball Club Girls 14's
Holy Ghost School (LA) 5th & 6th grade girls
Received her AA Degree in Speech, Bachelors Degree in Communications and Masters Degree in Education with an Emphasis in Kinesiology. She is a professor of Kinesiology at Mt. SAC.
Carey-Oliver and her husband Chris Oliver (former European pro basketball player), reside in Glendora with their two daughters Samantha (10) and Alexandra (7).
Prepped at Santiago high school where she was a middle blocker. Competed for Mavericks volleyball club. Played 2 years at Mt. SAC where she was an All Conference player. Signed a scholarship to New York Division II school, Mercy College where she majored in Psychology and graduated with honors. Was a 2-time All Conference selection at Mercy. Held the conference record for blocks as a junior. Was an Academic All Conference selection as well. Current assistant volleyball coach at Mt. SAC. Preparing to go to med school. Experience coaching youth volleyball for the past 5 years.
Current assistant Varsity Volleyball coach at St. Lucy's Priory High school. Was a middle blocker at Los Osos in her freshman and sophomore year, played for St. Lucy's as a junior and senior. Played 7 years of club volleyball for 3 different clubs - Rancho Valley, Club West and Pacific Juniors. Started coaching youth clinics during her junior year of high school. Has coached both indoor and beach youth volleyball for over 5 years. She is entering her 3rd season with St. Lucy's. Currently attending the University of La Verne, majoring in Political Science with a minor in Criminology. and plans to continue on to Law School.
Carolina was a middle blocker throughout high school at La Puente. As a starter at Mt. SAC, she was a middle blocker, turned setter and opposite hitter. A standout volleyball player, Carolina transferred to Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA where she helped her team to one of the best finishes in school history. Carolina recently coached at La Puente High school, has run kids clinics for more than 4 years and is thrilled to join the GYV staff.
Pin hitter at Glendora High School. 1st team All League as a senior. Played club for Pacific juniors volleyball club. Current indoor and beach player at Mt. SAC. 1st team All Conference opposite hitter in freshman season. Majoring in Criminal Justice; enjoys free solo rock climbing. Has coached youth volleyball for 2 years.
Duarte High School grad where she played 4 years of volleyball. Named to 1st team All League as a senior. Competed for Club Heights volleyball club. PLays indoor and beach volleyball for Mt. SAC. Has coached youth volleyball for 2 years.
Walnut High School grad. Outside hitter throughout high school and club. Current freshman outside hitter at Mt. SAC. Played for Club Heights volleyball club. Played soccer for 12 years. Majoring in Child Development; hopes to become a teacher. Has coached youth volleyball for 1 year.
Starting middle blocker at Walnut High School. 2nd team All League selection as a senior. Current indoor and beach volleyball player at Mt. SAC. Has coached youth volleyball for 2 years.
Downey High School graduate. Played club for ICON Mizuno. Opposite hitter and setter for Mt. SAC. Also competes on the beach team for the Mounties. Has coached youth volleyball for 3 years.
2 time 1st team All League Outside Hitter, captain and MVP at Northview High School. Starting outside hitter and captain at Rio Hondo College in 2013, played on Rio's 1st beach team on the 1's team in 2014. Coached beach volleyball for Ohana Athletic Club. Majoring in Nursing.
Darrah prepped at Temescal Canyon High School where she was a 2nd Team All League Outside Hitter. She was named to the 2015 All-Valley team and was a team captain. She made the Principal's Honor Roll all four years. She is currently a senior outside hitter at the University of La Verne and is majoring in Biology.
Janderi grew up in Mexico. She came to California and played high school volleyball for Los Altos, where she was an Outside and Opposite hitter. As a freshman at Mt. SAC, J trained as a setter and became one of the starting setters at Mt. SAC. She also trains on Mt. SAC's beach team. She is beginning her 2nd season as the starting setter for Mt. SAC.
Azriel was a setter and Rookie of the Year at Etiwanda High School. She played club for Pac Jrs and went on to set for the College of Southern Idaho where she won a national championship with the Golden Eagles. Current setter at Mt. SAC, Azriel is looking to continue her playng career at a 4 year university. Also a 4 year guard on the basketball team at Etiwanda High. Majoring in Communications.