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Private Lessons

Demand is at an all-time high for personal volleyball instruction / lessons.  All of the Dynasty coaches are available for volleyball lessons if a coach choses to offer them.  Each coach is an independent contractor and the club does not endorse one coach over another when it comes to lessons.  As a general rule, coaches are discouraged from giving lessons to players on their personal teams to avoid any apparent conflict of interest.  The following coaches are employed by Dynasty and have produced and/or played at the highest level.  Please refer to the Coaches Bio page of our website to learn more about each coach!

Club Director - Bryon Larson


12-Black & 13-Black Head Coach

Cell: (913) 645-5716

bryon.larson@dynastyvb.com
Bryon Larson is the founder and club director of the Dynasty Volleyball Club.  Coach Larson was recognized as the AVCA 12-U National Coach of the Year in 2017.  Coach Larson has a reputation for building champions through a mixture of fundamental instruction, technical feedback, and a positive communication style that athletes respond to.  Click on the lesson link below for Coach Bryon's availability.

Conan Salanoa

Click on the pic to email Conan

16-Black & 18-Black Head Coach

conan.salanoa@gmail.com

Conan has coached for over 15 yrs, the past 4 yrs at Dynasty and is he directs the club's Position Specific Training Academies.  Previously Conan coached at the Collegiate level for the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of Saint Mary.  He also coached club at KC Extreme and during this time, Conan coached 7 players who earned Div I scholarships and 5 players who earned Div II scholarships.  In his short time at Dynasty,  already 9 of Conan's players have gone on to earn D1 and D2 scholarships.  Click on the link to see his availability below.

 

Brian Tate


17 Black and 18 Blue Head Coach

Cell (324)560-8665

Tateb@hawks.rockhurst.edu

Brian Tate has coached at Dynasty for 3yrs, but he has been coaching volleyball for 5 yrs.  Brian has experience as a head coach at MPV and 4yrs as an assistant coach at Rockhurst University.  During his time at Rockhurst, Brian coached 6 All Americans, including the Division II National Player of the Year and 16 All Conference players.

 

Daniel Arteaga


16 Black Assistant and 15 Grey Head Coach

Daniel Arteaga is from Caracas, Venezuela where he played for the National Team of Venezuela for seven years and this is his first season coaching for Dynasty. Daniel comes to Dynasty as a highly decorated former volleyball player for Park University.  During his college career at Park he was Team Captain, National Invitational Tournament MVP, Two-Time NAIA National Champion, Three-Time AVCA All-American, Park university Athlete of the Year, South Division Conference MVP, Rookie of the Year, South Division All-Tournament Team and  South Division First Team All-Conference.  

Keely Hammontree

11-Black and 15-Black Assistant Coach

11-Black and 15-Black Assistant Coach

Cell (816) 838-4422

Keely coached 11 Black to a USAV national championship in 2016 and she is currently the head varsity volleyball coach at Lawrence Free State.    Keely was an All-Conference, All-District and All-State recognized athlete in HS as an outside hitter.  Coach Keely is a full time teacher and a head varsity volleyball coach, so she has limited availability.

 

Associate Director - Andy Oaks


10-Black and 14-Black Head Coach

Andy is entering his 27th consecutive year of volleyball experience with HOA as a player, club director, and coach. He has coached Junior Olympic Volleyball the past 12 seasons and led the 2015 Dynasty 12 Black team to a National Championship. To date, many of his former players have gone on to play in college, including several at the Top 25 Division 1 level.  Andy is also a Certified Financial Planner and has a limited lesson schedule, his lessons are by appointment only.

Levi Gibson


Dynasty Coach

Cell: (317) 501-4609

ljgibsonvb@gmail.com

Levi is in his 1st season with Dynasty coming from the Boiler Junior Volleyball club in Indiana where he coached teams to consecutive National Championship runs and guided the club to 4 top 10 finishes at AAUs.  Levi also brings collegiate coaching experience with both Purdue  and Ball State.  Please follow the link below, email to text for lesson availability.

Tui Atagi


15Black Head Coach

This is Tui's 7th year coaching for Dynasty.  For over 17 yrs, he has been bringing technical  experience, high energy and positive coaching...both physically and mentally  to all levels.   Many of Tui's teams have competed at a high National level and his 16Black team finished 2nd in the Nation in 2017.  Please click on the link below to schedule a private lesson.

 

Michaela Monter


13 Gray head Coach

Cell (816) 519-7027

Michaela has been coaching at Dynasty for 4 yrs and competed at the collegiate level at MidAmerica Nazarene University.  The Dynasty teams Michaela has coached have gone to Nationals 3 out of 4 years, and they finished top 20 in the 12 National Division in back to back years.  

Wes Cackler


16 Blue Assistant Coach

Wes.cackler@yahoo.com

Wes has been coaching volleyball at Dynasty for 6 yrs.  He served as the assistant coach to 11 Black in 2014 when they were  runner up in the 11 Patriot division at the USAV Girls' Junior National Championship and also in 2015  when 12 Black won the 12 National championship in New Orleans.  Please contact Wes via email to schedule a lesson.

Emily O’Dell

17 Blue Coach

17 Blue Coach

Cell (720) 232-7100

Emily has coached club and high school for  7 yrs and is in her 2nd yr at Dynasty.  As a HS Athlete Emily was named Gatorade's "Rookie of he Year" and played  outside hitter and libero on a full athletic scholarship at Georgia State University.   Please text Emily for lesson availability.

 

 

Katy Porterfield


10 Black and 13 Blue Head Coach

Katz0707@hotmail.com

Katy has coached club volleyball since 2003, joining the Dynasty coaching staff in 2012. She was a setter at Avila University and Nebraska Wesleyan University.  Please contact Katy at the email above to schedule a lesson.

Laveda Johns


VIPs Dynasty Coach

Cell (254) 371-4472

levadanishion@hotmail.com

Levada is in her 3rd yr at Dynasty and has experience playing and coaching in high school, college, overseas and clubs across the Nation.  Text or email Laveda for availability

 

Tom Yedo


12 Gray Coach

Cell (913)433-6520

tomyedo@hotmail.com

Tom has been coaching volleyball for 13 yrs, and the past 7 yrs have been with Dynasty.  Tom's Dynasty teams qualified for nationals in 2013, 2014, and 2015, 2017 and 2018.   To schedule a lesson with Tom, please text or email.

Brad Willits


14 Gray Head Coach

Cell (913)645-3427

bwillits@kc.rr.com

Brad started coaching in 2007 and joined Bryon Larson when Dynasty formed in 2009.  After graduate school, Brad played adult club for 14 years as a setter and has always enjoyed playing volleyball as a hobby, but coaching is his passion.