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Volleyball Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Chijo Takeda | | (503) 936-2632
Varsity assistant: Meghan Ressler | | (503) 820-9929
JV: Hollen Combs
JV2: Carol York | | (503) 522-7181

Head Coach Chijo – Bio

La Salle Prep Head Volleyball Coach ChijoChijo Takeda took over the reigns as head volleyball coach at La Salle starting with the 2016 season—with a NWOC League Championship. Coach Chijo started his coaching career 24 years ago in 1993 and has provided quality skill instruction to club and high school teams while encouraging them to enjoy the game.

High School coaching

After getting his coaching start as an assistant at Tualatin High School in 1993, Coach Chijo was the Wilsonville High School head coach for three seasons, from 2005 to 2007. He led the Wildcats to a co-league championship in his first year, league championship in his second—the first outright league title in school history, and undefeated league title in his third. He also guided the team to the OSAA 5A Volleyball State Championship to finish 4th in 2007 and 3rd in 2006—the highest tournament finish in school history. Meanwhile, Chijo won the 5A Coach of the Year award for two consecutive seasons.

USA Volleyball Girls Junior Club coaching

Coach Chijo has been coaching the Portland Volleyball Club (PVC) 12-Pink team—the “Pinksters” for 13 years. Under his guidance, the Pinksters are the 2011, 2012 and 2015 CEVA Regional 12U Gold Champions and has guided them to the Regional Championship Final for eight of the last 13 seasons. In 2010 and 2011, his teams played in the USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships—with a highest finish of 23rd in the National Division. They also finished as a champion, finalist, or division winner at the USA Junior National Championships, Pacific NW Qualifier, Bay View Classic, Volleyball Festival, NCVA Cal Finals, Willamette Volleyball Classic, and NW Juniors Memorial Day Classic. Coach Chijo was selected as PVC Coach of the Year in 2010 and the recipient of the Award of Merit in The Art of Coaching in 2016.

Varsity Assist – Meghan Ressler

meghan-ressler-volleyball-coach | (503) 820-9929

Meghan coaches 14U at Adidas NW Jrs Volleyball Club. She played volleyball at La Salle and following graduation attended OSU where she coached and played on the club team.

JV – Hollen Combs

hollen-combs volleyball coachHollen has been a first team assistant to PVC’s 17U Gold, 16U Blue, and 12U Navy teams. She has been a junior varsity coach at Oregon City and a freshman coach at West Linn high schools. Hollen is a PVC Alumni, and All State – All Conference outside hitter from Barlow High School. Besides 3 years of Varsity, and a State 4A High School Championship, she went on to play for University of Portland where she earned West Coast Conference All Freshman – All Conference Honors.

JV2 – Carol York

carol-york-volleyball-coach | (503) 522-7181

Carol played at Clackamas HS and has coached for Clackamas Jrs, NCVBC, and Rex Putnam High School.

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