Erica Lumpkin Foster
GAVC Head Coach (17-Erica)
Erica graduated from Ringgold High School in 2000 and continued her education at the University of West Georgia. She started coaching volleyball in 2009 at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School. She has assisted in coaching eight teams to the state tournament 3 going all the way to the Elite Eight. Erica’s first year coaching club volleyball was in 2010 for North GA Rage. She has been married for 7 years and has 4 children Infiniti, Miyah, Jakeob, and Ayvah. Erica has worked for Catoosa County Schools for the past 15 years. Erica lead her 2019 team to a 2nd place finish in the Silver bracket at the 2019 SRVA Regional Tournament. She looks forward to coaching for GAVC for her third year!
GAVC Head Coach (17-Gary)
Gary returns to Adrenaline this year as one of the most experienced coaches on staff. He started coaching club volleyball in 1999 while attending UTC for a degree in Physical Education. For his first four years he was assistant coach under two of the smartest local volleyball minds of the time. While coaching club, he refereed high school volleyball in order to gain a more in-depth knowledge and perspective of the game. Gary’s coaching resume includes 17 years of club volleyball, 8 years of high school and middle school volleyball, and 7 years of YMCA volleyball. Gary lead his 2019 team to a 1st place finish in the silver bracket at the 2019 SRVA Regional Tournament. Every year since that first year, he has continued to learn something new about the game, the culture, and the benefits of volleyball. “My love for volleyball continues to grow. Aside from my own children’s success, the look on a player or family’s faces when barriers are overcome and goals are achieved is amazing. Most of all I am passionate about volleyball because it is the ultimate team sport. The teamwork required in this dynamic sport instills life skills that can impact a child’s life.”
GAVC Assistant Coach (18-Lisa)
“Caring about the individual as a person and then as a volleyball player has always been my first priority.” Delissa began her coaching career at the Hamilton YMCA in Chattanooga in August, 2008, when her daughter Zariah McDonald was 7 years old. “I am a parent first and then a coach to each of my players.” Delissa was introduced to Adrenaline VB Club in 2015 when she was asked to head coach the 15’s age group. Her second season with GAVC, she was asked to coach a team in the 18’s age division. The past 2 seasons have been assisting Lisa White Davis in the 18s age group. Delissa said that she looks forward to the upcoming club season as she returns to coach for 18 Lisa.
GAVC Head Coach (16-Chris)
Chris was born in Augsburg Germany and moved to the states when he was 8. He grew up in Columbus, GA and went to Shaw High School. Chris joined the US Coast Guard and where he started learning and playing the game of volleyball. He played in the military recreational league and many tournaments in the SC area. Chris also played many years of 2 man beach volleyball in the Charleston area. He has coached several seasons for the NW Ga YMCA and thoroughly enjoyed it. His initial intention was to pass on his love of this sport to his daughters, and later realized that he really enjoyed coaching and watching players progress as a team. His goal is to help the players in the area to advance their game while promoting a team mentality. He wishes to make an impact players so they can one day pass on the love of this game to the next generation. He is looking forward to a successful third season with GAVC and teaming up with assistant coach, Wes Davis.
Head Coach (14 Chey)
Cheyenne (Chey) grew up playing club volleyball from the age of 13. She played for Choo Choo City Volleyball Club for 1 year, then played for Georgia Adrenaline from the age of 14 and finished the rest of her playing career with them at the age of 18. Chey was the assistant coach for Gordon Lee Middle School for 3 years, and helped lead them to a 1st place finish in the NGAC tournament for 3 consecutive years. She has been coaching club for 2 years. She lead her 14s team to 7 championships in the gold and silver division throughout the season. She also coached a 16s team. After taking a year off from volleyball, she is thrilled to return for her 3rd season coaching with GAVC in the 14s age group!
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