Coaches & Staff

Lori Endicott Vandersnick

Lori (Endicott) Vandersnick - Our Head Coach - Lori played for the USA National Team for eight years and competed in the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games. At the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain, the USA women finished third, and Lori was named the BEST SETTER in the world. Lori played six years for the Willard Schools, Springfield Junior Volleyball Club in 1984 and 1985, and continued her volleyball career at the University of Nebraska where she was a two time All American. Lori is a tremendous competitor with outstanding volleyball skills. She was voted to the USA Volle yball All-Era Team and received the 2005 Flo Hyman All Time Great Player Award. Lori is also the head coach for the Community Olympic Development Program (CODP). In her tenth year with SJVC she coached the 16Blue and finished third in the 2009 Junior Olympic Nationals. Lori coached our 2011 18Blue team to a 13th place finish in the National Division at Nationals. Lori is available for private lessons.

Cara Hackman High School: St. Francis Borgia (Four year starter): State Champions 2004, 2nd Place - 2005 College: Missouri State University (Four year starter): Conference Champs 2008, NCAA Tournament Appearances 2007,2008,2010, Libero and Defensive player of the year, Missouri Valley Conferece in 2009, CVU.com Libero of the year, 2009.  Position experience: Middle, Outside, Opposite, Libero. Club coaching: St. Louis CYC (2 years: 16, 17's), Southwest Illinois Club (SWIC: 18's) (1 year), Team Missouri (18's) - 13th place finish in Open. Cara is coaching our 17Blue team in 2012.

April DeCoste

April DeCoste - April played at Georgia State University, where she broke the school assist record, and is an NCAA Individual Record Holder - 2nd Player in NCAA 30 point era to reach 5000-1000 assist, digs mark. In high school, playing for Scarborough Titans Volleyball Club, she was chosen to represent Ontario at Canadian Nationals as the starting Libero. She competed in six Canadian Nationals and was five time MVP of her team. April earned her Master of Business Administration at West Virginia Wesleyan College, and was Head Coach two years, and taught Physical Education there. April was Assistant Women's Coach at North Atlanta Volleyball Club, Head Women's Coach at Scarborough Titans Volleyball Club. April coached 17Red, 2009. Her job took her to Florida in 2010, and she coached the 15Blue team in 2011. April is coaching our 16Blue team in 2012.

Fritz Rosenberg - Fritz Rosenberg joined the Missouri State volleyball coaching staff April 8, 2011, after spending the 2010 season as an assistant coach at the University of Kentucky. where last season, he helped the Wildcats (17-14) to the NCAA Tournament while coaching SEC Libero of the Year Stephanie Klefot and AVCA All-American middle blocker Lauren Rapp, who helped UK rank second in the SEC in blocks per set.  Fritz was an assistant coach at the University of St. Francis in Fort Wayne, Ind., where he assisted with all aspects of a program that finished third place in the Mid-Central Conference and carried the highest team GPA of any USF program. He spent 2006-09 associated with the men's and women's club teams Ball State University, earning a degree in sports administration with a business minor in 2008. With Rosenberg as the co-head coach of the women's team, Ball State amassed a 108-6 overall record and three top-five national finishes in three seasons, earning Rosenberg a NIRSA National Co-Head Coach of the Year award in 2008. On the men's side, Rosenberg served as head coach, president and player, helping the Cardinals improve to 35-16 overall in 2008 after finishing 2-38 in 2005, before Fritz.  In addition to his collegiate playing and coaching experience, Rosenberg tutored four future Division I players as an assistant at Plainfield (Ill.) North High School in 2008, and served as an assistant at Muncie (Ind.) Central High in 2006 and 2007, helping that squad to a state runner-up finish in 2006 and No. 1 state ranking in 2007.  Fritz has extensive summer camp and club coaching experience, including time at clinics run by Notre Dame, Kentucky, Missouri State and Indiana, as well as Asics Munciana, Club Fusion and Molten Volleyball.  At the juniors level Rosenberg spent 3 seasons at national powerhouse Asics Munciana Club which included a fifth-place finish at the 2010 AAU Championship with his 17U team. This will be his 7th season coaching junior club volleyball. Fritz is coaching our 15Blue team.

Sandi PodorskiSandi Podorski - Sandi has been with Springfield Juniors since its beginning (started by Linda Dollar) in1984. She became Club Director in 1987. This is her 27th year with the club, 24th as Director. Two married daughters, their husbands and two grandsons, 8 and 6 (Dewayne and Jerry) are her family. Grandchildren are the most wonderful gifts of getting older.

Sarah Marshall-RobertsSarah Marshall-Roberts - Sarah played volleyball four years at Willard High School, and two years at MSU. Sarah serves as a substitute coach for SJVC when needed.  She is in charge of our referee and scorekeeper clinics; Sarah is a (former) Jr. National, and current college and high school referee. She assists with administrative tasks and serves as a Court Manager at SJVC home tournaments. Sarah is also our webmaster. Sarah was named MSHSAA Official of the Year in Volleyball in 2010.

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Contact Us

Sandi Podorski, Club Director
482 Corner Road Rogersville, MO 65742
Phone: 417-753-3133 • Fax: 417-753-4285
Email: spodorski@aol.com

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