Rob comes to Pipeline after serving as the director of Rolling Thunder boys program for 4 seasons. At Rolling Thunder, Rob had been a head coach at the 14ís, 15ís, 16ís, 17ís and 18ís age level. He has led his team to the open division for the past six seasons and has three national top 8 finishes including a second place finish at the 18 club level in 2005.
As a player, Rob played high school volleyball at Naperville North, winning a state title his senior season while earning All Conference, All Area and All State honors.
He played club volleyball at University of Illinois. While at Illinois, the team had three national top 5 finishes with Rob gaining All Big Ten and All MIVA accolades one season.
Rob has a degree in Social Science Education from the University of Illinois. He works at Barrington High School and is the head boys coach and assistant girls coach. While coaching at Barrington, Rob has been the part of two state trophies.
In his free time, Rob likes to think about volleyball and occasionally spend time with his very understanding wife.
Randyís experience with USA Volleyball spans 10 years. He has coached both girls and boys teams at all levels. After spending two years as the Boys director for Rolling Thunder he turned the reins over to Rob Ridenour. During his coaching tenure he has coached 4 teams to the Open division including an 11th place overall with an 18ís team.
His greatest pride is seeing the development of players from their first experiences with volleyball through high school years and beyond.
Although starting his playing career later he continues to play adult volleyball at competitive levels.
Randy is currently employed by 7ñEleven, Inc. where he is a Project Manager for the Accounting Departmentís Mergers and Acquisitions. Whatever free time is left he enjoys travelling and is an avid golfer, holding the lowest handicap on the coaching staff.
Peter has 6 seasons of club coaching experience, leading his team to an open division bid 3 times. His 17 blue team earned a top 15 finish at nationals.
Peter has also coached at Maine South High School for the last 4 years, earning a 2nd place finish at the state tournament in 2009 and a 3rd place finish at the state tournament in 2010.
Peter has coached the 2010 Illinois player of the year, Eric Butch, for 3 years along with another 1st team allñstate player Matt Butch.
Peter Played club volleyball at Eastern Illinois University and was part of the 2003 MIVA DñII Championship team.
Peter has a bachelorís degree in special education from Eastern Illinois University and has worked the previous four years as a special education teacher at Maine South High School.
Ashley is in his 7th season coaching boyís club volleyball. He has spent five years with the 17ís age level and one year with the 15ís. Three of his teams have earned a bid to the open division at nationals: a 17 white team at the 2007 Boys Junior Olympics; a 15 blue team at the 2010 Boys Junior National Championships which also won the 2010 Great Lakes Regional Qualifier; and two years ago, Pipeline's 17 Quiksilver team, finishing 17th at the 2011 Boys Junior National Championships.
He has coached several allñarea athletes including: Jason Giecek (Stevenson), Scott Pickle (Prospect), and Nick Baronti (Buffalo Grove).
Ashley has a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University where he played Libero. His senior year, the Syracuse Orange finished 11th in Division IñAA at the Collegiate Volleyball National Championships. He attended Libertyville High School, playing volleyball each of his four years; as well as playing one year of club volleyball.
For his day job, Ashley creates future television experiences for the Experiences Research group within the Applied Research Center at Motorola.
Jason played Varsity volleyball at Barrington High School for 4 years, while also playing for clubs such as Sky High, Sports Performance, and Rolling Thunder. During this time he was voted Conference Player of the Year, to the Illinois All-State team, and one of Volleyball Magazineís ìFab 50î high school volleyball players in the country. He went on to play at Penn State University where he won 4 consecutive conference championships, thus earning 4 trips to the NCAA Final Four. In addition, he also won a Division I National Championship with the Penn State team in 2008 while picking up Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Big Ten All-Academic Conference Honoree awards.
Jason graduated from Penn State with a B.S. in Business Management as well as having minors in Psychology and International Business. He currently works as Management Consultant for Allstate in Northbrook.
Jeff has played over 10 years of volleyball, including three years on Varsity at Glenbard East High School and three years of Juniors Club Volleyball at Sports Performance. At Sports Performance, in his 16's year, his team won the 16-Club National Championship at the Junior Olympic Boys Volleyball National Championships, where Jeff was named to the All-American Team. In his Senior year at Glenbard East, Jeff's team finished in third place at the IHSA state finals.
After High School, Jeff went on to Carthage College to play two years for the club team. During his Junior year, he took a managerial position with the Varsity team. Jeff has spent several years coaching camps at Glenbard East and Carthage College. This is his first year coaching club.
Jeff Graduated from Carthage College with a B. A. in Exercise and Sport Science. He is currently seeking full time employment. However, in his free time, he likes to help his fiancÈe with planning their wedding, golfing, and playing xbox with friends from all over the country.
Matt has been playing volleyball since 2003. He played 4 years at De La Salle high school where he made All Conference his final year. Matt went on to play club volleyball at Northeastern Illinois University for 3 years and then played on a division alumni team for 2 years. Matt continues to play indoor for USAV and on the amateur level for the EVP tour.
Matt has been coaching and officiating volleyball since 2007. Matt was the assistant boysí coach at De La Salle for 3 years. Then went on to coach the UIC womenís club team for 2 years. He also runs camps and clinics for the Volleyball Pros in his spear time.
Along with Mattís many jobs, he is currently working on getting his degree in Physical Education at NEIU. This is his first year with Pipeline VBC and he hopes itís a good one.