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Coaching Staff

2023 Coaching Staff

Team Head Coach Assistant Coach
18 Lightning Cay Sterling Jacob Rombach
16 Breakers Beth Radford Dani Williams
15 Blaze Tracey Regalbuto Reita Todd
15 Cyclones Mo Carter Lizzy Murray
14 Waves Caitlin Mills Sammi Ludlum
14 Storm Christina Barry Morgan Mills
13 Thunder Chuck Jeffries Tayler Gibbons
12 Twisters Lauren Leventry Laura Kuckuda
11 Bolts Jess Barker Reese Watt


BAVA 18 Lightning

Caylin Sterling

Caylin Sterling

Lightning Head Coach

Phone: 7146160008

Coach Sterling enters her 9th season on the BAVA staff this season. As a collegiate player at Maryland Eastern Shore, she served as a captain three seasons and eventually graduated as the first player in program history to record at least 1,000 career kills and digs in her career. She was also named Second Team All-Conference in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference as both a junior and senior and capped off her career in 2009 with the team's MVP award, she graduated in 2010. Following her career at UMES, Coach Caylin played for Gislaved Voleyboll Klubb in Sweden in 2010-11 and Reggio Calabria SS. Cuore in Italy in 2011-12. The native of Garden Grove, Calif., got her first taste of coaching at the Regis University Volleyball Camps in Denver. There she spent two summers working with players aged 12-18 on position-specific and overall game skills. She was later a youth coach at Gold Medal Squared Elite Volleyball Training in Arizona; coached at the University of Albany in 2012 where she assisted the Great Danes with a number of responsibilities including recruiting, scouting, training and compliance and administrative tasks; and coached at Bucknell University in the 2013 season.  She is currently one of the head coaches of the BAVA Beach Program.  Coach Sterling has coached BAVA 15'2, 6's, 17’s, and 18's, BAVA Rec,  and is IMPACT and Safesport certified.

Jacob Rombach

Lightning Assistant Coach

Coach Rombach is entering his first year as a coach with BAVA's indoor volleyball program.  He started his volleyball career with TimeOut Volleyball Club, where he played for six seasons.  He was a four-year starter and three year captain for the Archbishop Spalding High School Men's Varsity Volleyball team, leading his team to the two best finishes in school history.  In college, he was once again a four-year starter and three year captain for the Loyola University Maryland Men's Volleyball Team.  In 2018, Coach Rombach started assisting with the Women's Volleyball team at Loyola University, where he has helped the team reach the Patriot League Playoffs for the first three times in school history in his three seasons with the team.  In the summer of 2021, he coached for BAVA Beach.  He has played every position, though most predominantly as a libero and setter.  Coach Rombach is IMPACT and SafeSport certified.


BAVA 16 Breakers

Beth Radford

Beth Radford

Breakers Head Coach

Phone: 2404641167

Coach Radford is entering her 20th year of coaching for BAVA. She started her playing career at Northern High School, spending three years on Varsity. During her four years, they won 3 Southern MD Athletic Conference Titles, 3 Maryland State Titles, named 1st team All Calvert County and 1st team All-SMAC two times, names All-Calvert County MVP, and 1st team All-Metro. Coach Radford also played four years of varsity softball, winning 2 SMAC Titles and 2 MD State Titles. She was named 1st team All-American Scholar Athlete, 2nd team All-American, 3 years on 1st team All-SMAC, 1 year 2nd team all-SMAC, 3 years 1st team All-Calvert County, All-Calvert County MVP, 2nd team All-Metro, and 1st team All-Metro. She was inducted into the Northern High School Hall of Fame in 2003. She also played 7 years of USAV for Southern Maryland Juniors. Coach Radford continued her softball career at the University of Maryland, being named 2 time Mid-Atlantic regional All-American and 1 year All-ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference). She was the varsity head coach at Northern High School in Calvert County 2011-2012. Coach Radford has coached BAVA Rec, 14's, 15's, 16's and 17's, is IMPACT and Safesport certified, and a member of the AVCA.

Dani Williams

Breakers Assistant Coach

Phone: 2038855386

bio coming soon


BAVA 15 Blaze

Tracey Regalbuto

Tracey Regalbuto

Blaze Head Coach

Phone: 4432828208

Coach Regalbuto is entering her 10th season coaching with BAVA. Tracey began her volleyball career at age 14 playing for Hedgesville High School in West Virginia. She was the starting setter for four years and captain for three years leading her team to 3 Regional championships and a State Championship. She was named to the first team West Virginia All-Tournament in 2001, 2002, and 2003. She was also a part of the track and field team which involved running hurdles pole vaulting.  After high school she went and played on scholarship for both volleyball and track at West Liberty University. She was the starting setter and was named to the All-Conference team in 2004 and 2005.  Tracey returned to Hedgesville High School to begin her coaching career in 2008 before moving to Maryland where she is currently the varsity head coach at Broadneck High School. Coach Regalbuto has coached BAVA 14's, 15’s, and 16’s , BAVA Rec, and is IMPACT and Safesport certified.

Reita Todd

Reita Todd

Blaze Assistant Coach

Phone: 3018483454

bio coming soon!


BAVA 15 Cyclones

Mo Carter

Mo Carter

Cyclones Head Coach

Phone: 3019431920

Coach Carter is one of the founders of BAVA and is entering her 24th year coaching for the club. She started her playing career at Parkdale High School and continued playing at Salisbury University. Coach Carter coached 6 years with Capital Volleyball Club. She has been the Varsity Head Coach at South River High School for 21 years. Coach Carter was the 1995 Capital Gazette Anne Arundel County Coach of the Year, the 2005 Capital Gazette Anne Arundel County Coach of the Year, the 2005 Baltimore Sun All-Met Coach of the Year, the 2013 Capital Gazette Anne Arundel County Coach of the Year, the 2013 Baltimore Sun All-Met Coach of the Year, and the 2016 Capital Gazette Anne Arundel County Coach of the Year.  Coach Carter has coached BAVA 14's, 15's, 16's,17's, and is IMPACT and Safesport certified.

Lizzy Murray

Cyclones Assistant Coach

Phone: 4105992164

bio coming soon!


BAVA 14 Waves

Caitlin Mills

Caitlin Mills

Blaze Head Coach

Phone: 6312756113

Coach Mills is entering her 10th season coaching with BAVA. She attended Islip High school in New York playing volleyball and basketball. She was named All league and All County in both Volleyball and Basketball. She also received the Gold Key Award, and Winter sports Coaches award.    She attended Millersville University in Lancaster, PA, graduating in 2012.  She was the JV volleyball coach at Arundel High School 2012-2014 and is currently the varsity assistant volleyball coach at Broadneck High School. Coach Louer has coached BAVA Rec, 14’s and 15’s and is IMPACT and Safesport certified.

Sammi Ludlum

Sammi Ludlum

Storm Assistant Coach

Phone: 4438228046

Coach Sammi enters her 3rd season coaching with BAVA.  She is a recent graduate of Broadneck High School and is currently attending Anne Arundel Community College.  She played volleyball at Broadneck for 4 years, on Varsity 3 out of 4 years.  Sammi’s senior year, she was a captain and made 2nd Team All-County.  Sammi has been playing volleyball for 9 years with multiple different clubs, but playing her senior year on BAVA Lightning 18-1s.  She has played almost every position including libero/DS, outside/opposite hitter, and setter.  Sammi has coaches BAVA 14’s, is IMPACT and Safesport certified. 


BAVA 14 Storm

Christina Barry

Storm Head Coach

Phone: 4435044494

bio coming soon!

Morgan Mills

Morgan Mills

Storm Assistant Coach

Phone: 4108418145

Coach Mills enters her 2nd season on the BAVA coaching staff. Morgan began playing volleyball at 12 years old and played for a variety of clubs in the area, including BAVA. Morgan went to Arundel high school where she was captain of the JV team both freshman and sophomore year.  During her junior year the team had a deep run in the state tournament.  She is excited to move from playing into coaching.  Coach Mills has coached BAVA 14’s, is IMPACT and Safesport certified.


BAVA 13 Thunder

Chuck Jeffries

Chuck Jeffries

Thunder Head Coach

Phone: 2405081145

Coach Jeffries is entering his 9th coaching for BAVA. He has 8 years of coaching in the Anne Arundel Rec league beginning in 2008. He has conducted numerous clinics and camps for all ages. He is currently the JV volleyball coach at South River HS. Coach Jeffries graduated from the University of Maryland in 1979 with a biology degree, is married with 3 children, has coached BAVA Stars, Rec, 12's, 13’s and 14's, is IMPACT and Safesport certified.

Tayler Gibbons

Tayler Gibbons

Thunder Assistant Coach

Phone: 4432616451

bio coming soon!


BAVA 12 Twisters

Lauren Leventry

Lauren Leventry

Twisters Head Coach

Phone: 4109916213

Coach Leventry helped start BAVA in 1999 and is currently the Club Commissioner. This is her 20th year coaching for BAVA. She started her playing career at Chesapeake Volleyball Club in 1995. She played 4 years at Severna Park High School, 3 on varsity, and earned many honors. Coach Boyd was named 1st team All-Anne Arundel County by The Capital and The Sun. She was also named 1st team All-Metro by the Baltimore Sun and Washington Post. Coach Boyd was named the Anne Arundel County Player of the Year in 1998, leading her team to the 4A State Finals. She also played USAV at Columbia Volleyball Club 1995-99. She continued her career at Gettysburg College, starting for 4 years and helping her team make 3 NCAA appearances. She was named 1st team All-Centennial Conference in 2001 and 2002 and Centennial Conference Player of the Year in 2002. She was the assistant varsity coach at Severna Park High School 2003-2006 and is the JV Head Coach at Severna Park High School 2007-2015. Her time spent with the varsity team at Severna Park contributed to the undefeated 2014 season, 20-0, and winning the 4A Maryland State Championship. She has helped grow the sport of volleyball in Anne Arundel County by helping start the Anne Arundel County Fall Recreational Volleyball league and by running many camps and clinics. Coach Boyd has coached BAVA 12's, 13’s, 14’s, 15's, 16's, and 17's, BAVA Stars Program, BAVA fall recreation teams, is IMPACT certified, Safesport certified, CAP I certified, and a member of AVCA.

Laura Kuckuda

Twisters Assistant Coach

Phone: 4438835373

bio coming soon!

11 Bolts

Jess Barker

Bolts Head Coach

Phone: 4435325773

bio coming soon!


BAVA Practice Coaches

Cassy Caster

Cassy Caster

Phone: 4435209249

Coach Caster is entering her 9th year coaching with BAVA. She played for BAVA from 2004 to 2009 and Chesapeake High School from 2005 to 2009, playing three years on varsity and named captain her junior and senior years. Coach Caster started her coaching career by helping run several summer camps and clinics. She is currently the JV coach at Broadneck High School. Coach Caster has coached in the fall recreational league, BAVA 12’s, 13’s, 14’s, 15’s, 16's, BAVA Rec, and is IMPACT and Safesport certified.

Brittany Exel

Brittany Exel

Phone: 4105336586

Coach Exel enters her 8th season on the BAVA coaching staff. She attended Severna Park High School (2003-2006) playing on the volleyball team. She also played for BAVA in 2005 and 2006. She attended Frostburg State University (2007-2010). During her tenure, the team won four conference championships (3 AMCC & 1 Capital Athletic Conference), had four NCAA DIII Tournament appearances, and had one top 16 finish in 2010. Coach McVearry has coached with BAVA in the past working at clinics, camps, and volunteering 2006-2009. She coached at the Florida Inland/Elite club for two years 2013-2014 in Daytona Beach, FL. She earned her Doctor of Chiropractic- Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida Campus in 2014. Coach McVearry has coached BAVA 14's, 16’s, 18's, and is IMPACT and Safesport certified.

Jamie Leventry

Jamie Leventry

Phone: 4437422269

Coach Leventry is entering his 17th season coaching for BAVA. He started his playing career with the Maryland Volleyball Program, playing for 6 years, and being named an AAU All-American. He continued his playing career at Towson University. Coach Leventry was the Head Coach at Severna Park High School from 2006-2009, leading the team to the Anne Arundel County Championship in 2007 and 2009. He has also coached the University of Maryland women's club team. He spent the 2010 and 2011 seasons as the assistant coach at Goucher College in Towson, MD. Coach Leventry spent the 2012 season as the Associate Head Coach at Washington College leading the team to one of the most successful seasons in program history. He is currently the head coach at Washington College taking the program to a new level. Coach Leventry has coached BAVA Stars, BAVA 13's, 15's, 16's, 17's, and 18's, is IMPACT certified, Safesport certified, CAP I certified, and is a member of the AVCA.