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Club Leadership

2019-2020 SEASON
Jen Peterson- Assistant Director/Executive Director

Jen has coached with BVA for 17 Years; she has served as Athletic Director for 3 years  & Assistant Director for the past 7 years.  Jen is the current Assistant volleyball coach at UNC Asheville and the former assistant coach at Mars Hill University. Previous experience includes head coach at North Henderson High School from 2001-2006. She played at UNC Asheville and earned All Conference, All Tournament and All Academic honors.

Kristin Peppel- Jr Hi Neighbor Tournament Coordinator

Kristin has coached with BVA for 5 years. This is Kristin’s 3rd year serving as Administrative Manager & Co-Tournament Director of the Jr Hi Neighbor Volleyball Tournament. Kristin is the Head Volleyball Coach at Carolina Day School. Kristin finished up her collegiate career at Florida Tech in Melbourne, FL; she was the starting middle blocker for the Panthers & was an All-Region selection at Florida Tech her senior year and finished the year 16th in the nation for Kills {Div. II}.   She was also the assistant coach at Florida Tech in 1998.  Kristin has over 14 years of club coaching experience in Florida and West Virginia.

Frederico Santos- Setting Clinician

Frederico is the Head Volleyball Coach at UNC Asheville (2011- present).  The former Bulldog assistant came back home in June of 2011 after serving as head coach at Barry University in Miami for three seasons. Santos coached with BVA from 2001-2008 & returned to BVA in 2011.
A native of Brazil, Santos has more than 20 years of international playing and coaching experience at all levels of the sport. He spent eight seasons at UNC Asheville, including the last three as associate head coach under former head coach Julie Torbett. Santos assisted in all phases of the Bulldog program, including recruiting, on-court coaching, travel and pre-game setup.