We would like to introduce the faces behind our amazing AISL sports teams.
This week it's our Volleyball Coaches - read below to find out more..
Name: Trevor Mrak
Home Town: Lethbridge, AB. Canada
Years at AISL : 1
Coach/Player History: Trevor has played volleyball most of his life, he started in secondary school and then continued playing recreationally as well as Club volleyball throughout University to date. He has coached multiple levels of boys' volleyball: GESS Boys, Kelowna Volleyball Club and multiple teams at Shanghai Community International School before coming to teach IB Geography at AISL.
Name: Tila Mvunga
Home Town: Mufulira, Zambia
Years at AISL : 7
Coach/Player History: Tila is currently coaching U20 Women's National Volleyball team (she also used to coach the U16 team). She has played for Barclays Bank Club , Women's National team and the U21 netball National team. She currently plays for Kamwala Magic Volleyball team. Before joining AISL she worked with OYDC and Sports in Action.
Name: Bilal el Saadi
Home Town: Salmiya, Kuwait
Years at AISL : 11
Coach/Player History: He played for the Palestinian National Volleyball team and also played for a Kuwaiti Volleyball Club team for 2 years before moving to Zambia in the early 1990’s. He joined AISL in 2009.
Name: Mwansa Bwalya
Home Town: Ndola, Zambia
Years at AISL : 5
Coach/Player History: He played for NAPSA volleyball club and coached the U20 National provisional team. He has also coached and trained many players from the national team. He worked for OYDC and Go-Go Fitness before coming to AISL. He is currently the Zambian National Record holder in Pole Vaulting.
Name: Monique Chapman
Home Town: Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Years at AISL : 3
Coach/Player History: Monique has an extensive background in both playing and coaching Volleyball. She has played for the USAV Crossroads Club Team, the US Olympic Development Team and for her University Volleyball team in Utah. Monique has been coaching for 14 years in numerous schools and club teams; USAV Maryland, USAV Utah, American International School of Budapest, International School of Prague and Anglo-American School of Moscow before joining us as a Grade 4 teacher at AISL
Name: Marin Dobson
Home Town: San Diego California USA
Years at AISL : 2
Coach/Player History: Marin played and coached volleyball and basketball at the High School Varsity level. Previously he worked and coached in Shanghai China, Fort Atkinson Wisconsin, Honolulu Hawaii, Jakarta Indonesia, Mexico City Mexico, Alexandria Virginia, and Barstow California
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