FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

TEAM COMPOSITION


 IOW / Iowa Ice

 
Team manager Hoke, Heath
Coach Hester, Janelle
Assistant coach Zimmerman, Danielle
2nd assistant coach
Doctor
Physiotherapist
   
 
    No.   Name Lastname Shirt Name Birthdate Height Weight Spike Block Country
  1 Carla Jenson Jenson 21.07.1990 180 68 281 279 USA
  2   Andrea Justine Landi Landi 02.03.1988 185 70 304 302 NED
  3 Amanda Craig Craig 22.02.1984 173 64 274 272 USA
  4   Natalie Smith Smith 02.09.1985 185 70 303 302 USA
  5 Kaylee Manns Manns 27.01.1988 178 61 272 270 USA
  6   Brittney Brimmage Brimmage 05.05.1990 191 81 306 305 USA
  7 Caitlin Mahoney Mahoney 02.01.1990 178 70 285 284 USA
  L 9   Devon Jensen Jensen 26.11.1990 180 82 286 285 USA
  13 Angela Bys Bys 11.09.1989 188 98 274 274 USA
  C 15   Megan Schipper Schipper 08.10.1987 180 66 299 298 USA
  17 Justine Young Young 04.06.1989 188 75 302 301 USA
  18   Laurel Abrahamson Abrahamson 14.01.1986 193 82 305 303 USA
 C=Captain  L=Libero
 
Team profile

Iowa Ice captured the second Annual Women’s Premier Volleyball League (PVL) title following a 25-18, 25-21, 25-17 victory over Florida Wave.

Team Iowa Ice reached the championship match in the inaugural event in 2012, but lost to Hoosier Exterminators.

The PVL is a grassroots professional volleyball league using USA Volleyball’s 40 Regional Volleyball Associations as the foundation for the 15-team league.

Breann Payton of Team Iowa Ice was selected as the Women’s PVL Most Valuable Player and she was joined on the all-tournament team by teammates Megan Schipper, Brittany Brimmage and Justine Landi.

 
Coach profile

Janelle Hester was born and raised in Davenport, Iowa. She was an all-stater and Conference Player of the Year at Davenport Central and an all-state selection and Conference Player of the Year in her senior season at Davenport Central.

She attended the University of Tennessee from 1999-2002 and earned two SEC all-conference player honours. Hester earned the opportunity to train with the USA Volleyball National A2 program in Colorado Springs, Colo., one of only 12 athletes from around the country selected to participate.

Hester served as graduate assistant at St. Ambrose University for three seasons then spent one year playing professional volleyball in Europe for NOVA KBM Branik in Maribor, Slovenia.

She was head coach of Augustana College in Rock Illinois from 2007-2009 and has extensive club coaching experience. Hester played for Iowa Ice in 2012 and joined the team’s coaching staff earlier this year.