Cyndi Bettge played varsity volleyball in high school at Williamsburg High.  She grew up on a dairy farm and loves the country living.  After graduating from Williamsburg, Cyndi acquired many jobs. She worked for the corporate office of Holiday Inn in Los Colinas, Texas in the Human Resources Department.  Cyndi also worked for Living Well Fitness Center as an aerobics instructor/personal trainer in Fort Worth, Texas.  After moving back to Kansas, she worked as a property manager for Coldwell Banker.  Cyndi then got very involved with the Gardner Edgerton School District, coaching volleyball and basketball for the middle schools for 10+ years.  She is currently the A+ Credit Recovery teacher for Gardner Edgerton high school and has done this for 10+ years.  She also ran the Gardner Aquatic Center for 16 years.  Bettge graduated from Mid America Nazarene College in 1998 with a degree in Physical Education and Health K-12.  Cyndi graduated from MNU Magna Cum Laude.  She is the director of ZOOM.  Zoom started as a basketball/volleyball club; 6 months basketball and 6 months volleyball back in 2004.  We are currently in our 12th season as a club.  Cyndi is married to Chris Bettge and has three children and four grandchildren all very involved with Zoom.      






Playing Experience

Crysti Bell played varsity volleyball, basketball, and track at Gardner Edgerton High School.  She was a starting outside hitter all four years under Don Bechard.  Crysti helped lead the GEHS team to two state appearances during her sophomore and senior years, placing 4th at the last appearance.  She was chosen All Frontier League her junior year and All Frontier League Honorable Mention her senior year.  Bell was also awarded All-Tournament Team @ Desoto Invitational her senior year.  Bell earned a trip to state track her senior year in pole vault, triple jump, and javelin.  While at Gardner, Crysti was also involved in band as a majorette and tenor saxophone player.  During High School, she played on a few club teams including Overland Park Volleyball Club (Now KC Sports) and Topeka Juniors.  Crysti continued her volleyball career at Baker University for Kathy Allen as an outside hitter.  She was also a pent athlete for the Baker University Track Team for two years.  Crysti graduated with a degree in Art Education. 

Coaching Experience

Crysti previously coached at Baker University for four seasons as an assistant (2009, 2010, 2013, 2014).  Her sister, Hannah Bettge, was the starting varsity setter two of those years.  In her third year coaching for the Lady Wildcats, Baker finished with a 23-9 Overall, 7-2 Conference Record.  The team also finished 2nd in the HAAC playoffs against Mid America Nazarene University.  In between Baker, Bell coached at Gardner Edgerton High School (2011, 2012).  While there, the Lady Blazers made two state appearances, finishing 3rd at both appearances.  Bell has coached club teams who have competed in Powerleague numerous years, medaled at BIG national qualifiers like the ShowME and Mideast Qualifiers in KC, St Louis, and Indianapolis; club teams who have finished in the top five at Gold Regionals and finished in the top 10 of overall rankings in both gold and silver divisions.  She has also led many club teams to first place finishes at local tournaments.  Crysti has also coached for Gardner Edgerton Middle School (volleyball), Wellsville Middle School (basketball), and Baldwin High School (volleyball).  She has been coaching and directing Zoom since 2004, working with all age levels.  She has helped numerous seniors attain college volleyball scholarships throughout her time with Zoom.  Bell currently resides in Spring Hill with her husband Joseph and four children: Haylei (16), Jaylyne (13), Waylen (8), and Wyatte (5).  She will be coaching our ZOOM 18-1 National team.


Pam Stranathan played four years of varsity volleyball, basketball, and track at Augusta Kansas High School as a starter all four years.  Pam helped lead the AHS volleyball team to a 4A state victory her senior year.  She was chosen for several awards over her four years at AHS that included All-Tournament teams, All-League Teams, and All-State Team honors.  Pam continued her multisport career at Fort Hays State University with her main focus on volleyball, starting all 4 years.  During her time at Hays, she received numerous honors and awards at both the local tournament levels along with NAIA awards.  Included with her numerous awards, she still holds several FHSU school records.  Pam graduated with a degree in Education and continued to pursue and receive a Master’s in Education along with a coaching career at Fort Hays as an Assistant Coach under Jody Wise before moving to Texas.


Besides coaching at the college level, Pam has continued over the past 28 years to coach all levels from youth, middle school, and high school’s in Texas, Colorado, and Kansas.  She has continued to play the sport in various women’s leagues.  Pam resides in Gardner with her husband and three children.   She is currently the Superintendent of the Gardner Edgerton School district and is in her fourth season of coaching with Zoom, currently the ZOOM 14-1 team.  







Alex Fitzmorris played for Blue Valley West High School, helping lead the Jaguars to two State Runner-up finishes as well as three Sub-state championships. Alex was also a three-time EKL Scholar-Athlete as well as a National Merit Scholar and National Hispanic Scholar. During her prep career, she also competed for several area clubs, including MAVS, Extreme, and Team KC. Out of high school; she graduated a semester early in order to start her collegiate career at the University of Arkansas. She competed for the Razorbacks, where she started in 23 matches and hit .255 as a Middle Hitter, then transferred to Boston College. She competed as a Middle/Right Ride for the BC Eagles, starting in 28 matches in the 2011 season before transferring to Morehead State University in 2012. 


She found a true home at Morehead, redshirting due to transfer rules during the 2012 season before competing as a RS Junior in 2013. She started in 33 matches, and recorded 317 kills and 76 blocks as a Right Side hitter. Alex helped the Eagles to their fourth consecutive OVC championship, fourth consecutive regular season title with a conference record of 15-1, and competed in the NCAA tournament, hitting .480 with 13 kills against 13th-ranked Illinois. Alex was named to the All-OVC Newcomer team as well as receiving an OVC Medal of Honor and AVCA Academic award. Her senior season was plagued with injuries, but she was named to the All-OVC team, collected 1.87 kills per set and 65 total blocks as a RS, and had a season-high 19 kills and .480 hitting percentage against Tennessee State. She received an OVC Academic award and AVCA Team Academic award as well. 


Alex has been coaching in an assistant role for over ten years, coaching everything from club to college camps. She has coached every level, from brand new volleyball players to high school National Players of the Year.  Alex is in her first year as the head Varsity volleyball coach for Gardner-Edgerton High School, go Blazers! In the 2016 season, the Blazers went 20-20 overall, vastly improving on their 2015 record of 7-27. The Blazers also won the Tonganoxie Tournament and placed second at both the Baldwin Invitational and the De Soto Tournament.  This is Alex’s first year with Zoom and will be coaching the ZOOM 13-1 team






















Hannah Bettge graduated from Gardner Edgerton High School where she played four years of varsity volleyball under Darrell Wait.  As a junior and senior, Hannah made First Team EKL League and led her team to the 6A State Tournament twice, placing third at both appearances.  During Hannah’s junior year, she made 1st Team All State Tournament Team and 2nd Team All State. As a senior, she received 1st Team All State Tournament Team and 1st Team All State.  Bettge was also picked for AVCA Player of the Week her senior year.  Hannah set the school record three years in a row for assists per season.  Current record is held by Hannah and is over 1,000 assists.  Hannah Bettge played in the Missouri Kansas All Star Game and also played in the Kansas Volleyball Association All Star Game in Topeka.  Hannah also participated in one year of basketball, track, and band for GEHS.  During High School, she played club for ZOOM from the ages of 10 through 18.  Bettge attended two years at Baker University on a volleyball scholarship and is majoring in Health/Physical Education.  While at Baker, she was the starting setter for the Wildcats running a 5-1.  Hannah is currently enrolled at MNU and will continue her career for the Pioneers starting the 2016 season.


Freshman year at Baker:  Finished 23-9 overall, 7-2 conference.  Hannah helped lead the wildcats to the HAAC Championship where they finished runner up to Mid America Nazarene University.  Bettge received HAAC Freshman Player of the Year and 1st Team All-Conference.  She also made AVCA Honorable Mention in the Midwest Region.  Bettge was picked Setter of the Week and Player of the Week four times and was also picked MVP for the team.  Hannah finished with 194 kills, 1067 assists, 25 service aces, 302 digs, and 73 total blocks.


Sophomore year at Baker: Bettge received 1st Team All-Conference for the second straight year.  Hannah was also picked Setter of the Week and Player of the Week twice.  Received MVP at MNU tournament and All-tournament team at Grandview tournament.  Finished the year with 233 kills, 948 assists, 35 service aces, 313 digs, and 79 total blocks.  Bettge also ranked Number 38 in Division I, NAIA in Blocks per Game (2.040).  During her sophomore season, Hannah tried out for the USA Olympic team in Colorado at the training center.  


Junior year at Mid America:  Hannah helped lead the Pioneers to a HAAC regular season conference title (12-1), but finishing second in the HAAC tournament championship to Grandview.  Record was 27-7overall, 12-1 conference play.  The Pioneers earned a trip to Sioux City, Iowa for nationals.  Hannah played in over 30 matches and was the team’s ACE leader.   


Hannah will be working with ALL setters in the club and assisting our ZOOM 18-1 National team.  This is Hannah’s fourth official year coaching for Zoom, although she has ran numerous clinics and camps for the club many years.




Paula Valente Rosa is originally from Brazil where she played for Sion High School and won numerous tournaments and championships.  She moved to the United States in 2011 and played for Arizona Western College.  While at Arizona, Paula won a Conference Championship her sophomore season and was also named All-Conference and All-Region player.  Rosa transferred to Columbia College in Columbia, MO for her junior and senior seasons.  While at Columbia, she won the Conference Championship and was the attack leader her junior year.  Paula also attended the National Tournament her junior and senior years and was All-Conference both seasons. Rosa was a student assistant for Columbia College last year and helped the team win the National Championship.  She graduated from CC with honors in December.  Paula is currently at Mid America Nazarene University as the Assistant Coach and acquiring her Master’s degree in Management.   The Pioneers finished with a HAAC regular season conference title, and runner-up to Grandview for the HAAC tournament championship.  Record was 27-7overall, 12-1 conference play.  The Pioneers also earned a trip to Sioux City, Iowa for nationals.  Paula has coached numerous seasons of club…This will be her first season with Zoom and will be coaching the ZOOM 16-1 National team.






Playing experience:


Boris Quintero played volleyball all through high school and graduated in 1995 from Colegio nuestra señora del Carmen.  He continued his career at Universidad San Martin 1997-1998 as a Defensive Specialist and Setter; receiving honors. 


Coaching Experience:


Quintero has more than 15 years of experience coaching competitive club, middle school and high school volleyball, as well as conducted clinics and camps at:


Volunteer coach at Universidad CUC (Corporacion Universitaria de la costa, Columbia South America)

Assistant coach Wildcats Volleyball Club

Assistant coach and Co-Founder of KC Blitz Volleyball Club

Head coach at Lexington Trails Middle School

Head coach at Performance Volleyball Academy (PVA) of multiple National teams

Assistant Varsity coach and Junior Varsity coach at De Soto High School

Head Varsity Coach at De Soto High School



Boris will be coaching our ZOOM 17-1 National team.











Gillian Doll graduated from Olathe East in 2010 where she played volleyball and was a setter/right side/outside hitter.  She played three years of club volleyball with ZOOM.  Doll is currently in her third year of teaching for the Olathe School District.  She still loves the game so much; she plays sand volleyball throughout the year competitively. Gillian has been coaching for Zoom for seven years, with multiple first place victories under her belt.  Doll will be coaching our ZOOM 15-1 National and ZOOM 17-2 teams.








McKenzie Hayes played varsity volleyball for three years as a starting middle for Lebanon High School. While there, Hayes was named 1st Team All-Conference, 1st Team All-District, Pinkfest All-Tournament Team, & Honorable Mention All-Academic as a junior & senior.  During High School, she played club for Midwest Xplosion, High Impact, & Springfield Juniors.  McKenzie is currently a senior playing at MidAmerica Nazarene University.  During her freshman year, MNU won both the regular season HAAC conference title & HAAC tournament championship.  Record was 27-4 overall, 9-0 conference play.  MNU attended Nationals in Sioux City that year.  As a sophomore, she helped the Pioneers win another HAAC regular season conference title, but finishing second in the HAAC tournament championship.  Record was 20-14 overall, 7-2 conference play.  During her junior year, MNU won both the regular season HAAC conference title & HAAC tournament championship.  Record was 28-11, 10-1 conference play.  MNU attended another Nationals in Sioux City her junior year.  Hayes is majoring in Psychology.  This is McKenzie’s second year with Zoom and she will be helping with our ZOOM 18-1 National team.







Brenna Herdman played volleyball for Lyndon High School, starting varsity all four years and earning All-league honors her sophomore, junior, and senior years while graduating as Valedictorian of her class.  At Lyndon she was also involved in basketball, softball, track, dance team, and powerlifting.  Herdman continued her volleyball career at Baker University under Head Coach Kathy Allen and is pursuing a degree in Exercise Science.  In her free time, Brenna coaches the dance team at Lyndon High School and volunteers at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.  This season will mark Brenna's third season of coaching for Zoom.  Prior coaching experience includes helping coach t-ball and multiple youth basketball teams.  Brenna will be coaching our KC ZOOM 14-2 team.







Mollie Ravnikar graduated from Spring Hill High School in 2011.  Mollie played varsity volleyball her junior and senior years of high school for coach Alicia Von Stien.  She also played club volleyball for ZOOM.  She was a student athlete at Neosho County Community College where she played 2 years of volleyball under coach Asya Herron as a middle hitter.  Mollie transferred to Kansas Wesleyan University in the spring of 2013 to continue to play for coach Fred Aubuchon as a right side hitter.  This will be her fourth year coaching for Zoom.  Currently, Ravnikar is earning a bachelors degree in Human Resources through Ottawa University with hopes to continue to work and advocate adults with developmental disabilities.  Mollie lives in Overland Park and works for Johnson County Developmental Supports.  Ravnikar will be coaching our KC ZOOM 15-1 team.




Regan McCurdy is a versatile volleyball coach who has over 10 years experience in coaching ages 12 to 18.  She is currently the Ottawa Middle School 7th grade head coach.  Regan grew up primarily playing outside hitter and DS for Midwest Juniors volleyball club.  Once graduated, she continued her love of volleyball by coaching her own club team, Ottawa Aces. During her coaching career, McCurdy has also been a part of the Fireballs and the Mizuno Blazers organizations.  She is currently certified in many NFHS courses including sportsmanship, concussions in sports, heat illness prevention, cardiac arrest, safe and respectful environment, and fundamentals in coaching.  Regan is also certified in CPR and First Aid.  She loves furthering her education in coaching and has attended the NFHS coaching school in 2012 - 2014.  These coaches’ workshops were presented by University of Nebraska’s head coach John Cook; Olympian Volleyball Player Pat Powers; University of Missouri's Dr. Rick McGuire and many more.  Regan McCurdy currently lives in Baldwin City, Kansas.  She is blessed to be the wife of Jeffrey McCurdy and the mother of Colby and Ashton McCurdy.  She spends her free time watching her two boys play competitive baseball.  This is Regan’s second year with Zoom and she will be coaching our KC ZOOM 13-1 team.







Jenae Karr was a graduate of Osage City High school.  She was an All-Area and All- tournament team player for the Osage Indians, but did not continue playing her favorite sport at the collegiate level.  Karr graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Elementary Education.  Upon graduation, Jenae began coaching volleyball at Lyndon High School where she was a fifth grade teacher in the district.  She was an assistant Varsity coach and the head JV coach for 5 years from 1997-2002.  


Jenae's family moved to Gardner in 2004 where she took time off from teaching and coaching to raise her family.  She returned to coaching when her daughter tried out for Zoom four years ago.  Jenae continues to assist Pam Stranathan, and this year they will coach our ZOOM 14-1 team.  This will be Karr’s fourth season with Zoom.  




Samantha Pritchard is a graduate of Louisburg High School where she was the starting middle hitter on varsity.  In 1993, her senior year, she helped lead her team to the State Championships where they placed 3rd.  Samantha played club volleyball for 3 years.  She was the starting middle hitter and helped lead her team to Nationals in Chicago her sophomore, junior, and senior year.  Pritchard was an honor roll student and a member of FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes).  She was also a leader in her youth group.  She enjoyed missionary work where she had the privilege of loving and feeding the homeless in New York.   Pritchard played her first year of college volleyball at JCCC until a back injury that ended her playing career.  Samantha continued her volleyball by coaching four seasons where her team took 1st place all four of those seasons. 


Samantha's most important role in life is wife and mom of two. She started her own business 8 years ago. Pritchard loves children and enjoys teaching them. Samantha will be coaching our KC ZOOM 14-1 team along with her husband Cris Pritchard, bio below.












Playing Experience:

• Louisburg High School Graduate 1994

o Football (4yrs) – 2 yr. Starter

▪ 1992 State Football Participant (Starter)

▪ 1993 Metro All-Star Game Player

▪ 1993 All League Offense/Defensive Lineman

▪ 1993 Honorable Mention All-State

o Basketball (4yrs) – 1 yr. Starter

▪ 1994 State Basketball Participant (Starter)

o Baseball (2yrs)

o Track (2yrs)

▪ 1993 State Track Participant (Shot Put)

▪ 1994 State Track Participant (Shot Put/Discus)

• 6th place Shot Put

• Emporia State University Football – 4 year starter

o Academic All MIAA Student Athlete

o 1999 Snowball Division II All-Star Game Player (Offensive Line – Center)


Coaching Experience:

• 2000, 2010, 2011, and 2012 Louisburg Area Recreation Association (LARA) Basketball assistant coach

• 2007, 2008,  and 2010 Louisburg Soccer Club assistant coach

• 2009 and 2011 Louisburg Soccer Club head coach

• 2012 LARA Baseball head coach

• 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 Blue Valley Fall Baseball assistant coach

• 2013 LARA Baseball assistant coach

• 2013 LARA Softball assistant coach

• 2014, 2015 Olathe Youth Basketball Girls & Boys head coach

• 2014, 2015, 2016 Olathe Youth Baseball assistant


Volunteer Experience:

• 2010 – 2011 Vacation Bible School (K – 2nd)

• 2011 Royal Ranger Commander (K – 2nd)

• Cross Point Assembly of God member

o Member of the Safety Team


Professional Awards/Accolades:

• 2013 Expert Nurse Leader Recipient, Department of Nursing Excellence Award, University of Kansas Hospital

• 2010 Sutherland Award Recipient, Nursing Award for Excellence in the Surgical ICU, University of Kansas Hospital


Professional Experience:​​   ​

Nurse Manager, University of Kansas Hospital​

• Responsible for managing a 20-bed Surgical ICU, 16-bed Cardiothoracic ICU, and 145 healthcare employees.

• Work in collaboration with multiple physician and ancillary partners to ensure excellent patient care and outcomes are achieved.



Bachelors of Science in Nursing, BSN, University of Kansas, May 2007

Bachelors of Science in Business Management, Emporia State University, December 1998











Hannah Thevarajoo grew up in Eudora, Kansas.  She was a four year varsity letter winner as an outside & back row player for Eudora High School.  Hannah has grown up playing volleyball since middle school and played numerous club seasons for MAVS, Acent, and Zoom.  Thevarajoo was the libero for our Zoom 18-1 team coached by Matt Windle who is now the head coach at Baker University where Hannah attends.  Hannah is currently playing for the Wildcats as a defensive specialist under the guidance of Matt Windle.  She is studying International Business and Finance.  Thevarajoo has been coaching youth camps the past 5 years.  She absolutely LOVES the game and everything that the game teaches an athlete about character and life.  Hannah will be coaching our ZOOM 11-1 team and is ready to pass along her passion to our youth.  This is Hannah’s first official coaching season with Zoom.









Ali Clark grew up in Shawnee, Kansas and attended Bishop Miege high school.  While at Bishop Miege, Ali was a part of two state winning volleyball programs.  She also played club volleyball for Team KC and was on one of their national qualifying teams.  After High School, Clark went to Loras College in Dubuque, IA.  While attending Loras, her team took second in their conference in both regular season and the conference tournament.  Ali decided to transfer to Baker University her Sophomore year of college to be closer to home.  She is currently the starting Libero for the Baker Wildcats under Coach Matt Windle.   Ali is planning on majoring in Business and Communications.  This will be Clark’s first season with Zoom and she will be coaching our KC ZOOM 12-1 team. 



Michaela Serrioz grew up in Gardner, Kansas and attended Gardner Edgerton High School.  She played volleyball all four years for the Blazers.  Michaela was a part of the 2012 team that placed 3rd at the 6A State Volleyball Tournament.  She was an All-Conference Honorable Mention selection her senior year.  Serrioz played club volleyball for Zoom from 12U – 18U.  After high school, Michaela went on to play two years of collegiate volleyball at Highlands Community College.  While at Highlands, Serrioz was a two year letterman and made an appearance in the regional tournament.  In her sophomore season she played in 32 matches, tallying 73 kills, 1,127 assists, 25 service aces, 307 digs, and 49 blocks.  As a freshman, Serrioz appeared in 28 matches, finishing with 61 kills, 506 assists, 23 service aces, 166 digs, and 24 blocks.  Michaela is finishing her last two years as a Brave at Ottawa University.  She is currently a setter and a right side hitter.  This is Serrioz’s fourth year coaching for Zoom.  Michaela will be coaching the ZOOM 16-1 National team.



Brianna Anschutz attended Rose Hill high school and lettered in volleyball.  She helped RHHS to a fifth place finish at the Kansas 4A Division 1 State Volleyball Tournament in 2014.  Anschutz twice earned Honorable Mention All-League honors during her high school career.  Brianna led the league in digs for the 2014 season.   In 2015 Anschutz earned All-Tournament team honors and again led the league in digs.  Now a freshman attending Ottawa University for the Lady Braves, Brianna is a defensive specialist/libero and has earned All-Tournament honors at the FSCC tournament in 2016.  She is majoring in Exercise Science.  This is her first year with Zoom and she will be coaching our KC ZOOM 15-2 team. 



Brogan Collins attended Rose Hill high school and earned three letters in volleyball, three in basketball, four in track, and one in soccer.  She helped RHHS to the state tournament in 2013 and 2014, Kansas Class 4A Division 1.  Collins was a three-time All-League selection, earning First Team honors in 2014 and 2015.  Now a freshman attending Ottawa University for the Lady Braves, Brogan is a middle hitter and is majoring in Secondary Education.   This is her first year with Zoom and she will be coaching our KC ZOOM 15-2 team. 



Jim Hurt started coaching volleyball 20+ years ago with Topeka Juniors volleyball club, which at that time, was one of the largest clubs in HOA.  After 6 years with Topeka, Jim started his very own volleyball club and has been coaching ever since.  Hurt’s teams have finished in the top twelve of Powerleague and in 2011, won the President’s Day Tournament in KCMO @ Bartle in the 15s age division.  Jim is very anxious to get started with a new team and a new club and will be coaching our ZOOM 15-2 team.