Boys Directors / Coaches

Ginger Hineline

Ginger Hineline

Founder & OPVC Director

Ginger Hineline hails from the small town of Wheatland, Wyoming, where as a standout athlete she won three high school state volleyball championships, a State Track Championship and a state Basketball Championship.

Nick Hoyt

Nick Hoyt

18 Black Head Coach

Nick Hoyt played 3 years of varsity volleyball in high school and continues to play on Xavier University club team. He began his coaching career at age 16 assisting both girls and boys as well as managing his high schools varsity girls team senior year.

Sara Bryant

Sara Bryant

17 Black & 13 Black Head Coach

This is Sara's first year coaching for OPVC. Sara has coached volleyball since 2006 and has spent most of her time in the West Clermont school district.

Kelly Berling

Kelly Berling

15 Purple Head Coach

This is Kelly's second year coaching for OPVC. Kelly has played volleyball since 4th grade including playing for and graduating from Loveland High School in 2002.

Jen Dreher

Jen Dreher

14 Purple Head Coach

Jen fell in love with volleyball the day she picked up the ball in 3rd grade. As a sophomore, Jen started varsity at Marion Harding High School. She played club at COVC throughout high school. Jen went on to play at the college level and she continued to play at the adult level after college.

Kate McWaters

Kate McWaters

13 Purple Head Coach

Kate's volleyball experience includes coaching teams in the GCCYS, Cincinnati Premier Youth Volleyball teams, and Ohio Premier Volleyball Club, working with girls and boys club teams, camps, and instructional classes.

Erin Steinman

Erin Steinman

12 Black Head Coach

This is Erin's first year with OPVC. Erin played 4 years of school volleyball and club volleyball in Toledo, OH.

Mike Berkemeier

Mike Berkemeier

Assistant Director of Coach & Player Development / 18 Purple Head Coach

Michael has been coaching volleyball since 2000 and was Hamilton’s girls’ varsity head coach in 2005 & 2006.

Julian Pennachi

Julian Pennachi

18 Black Assistant Coach

Alex Deimling

Alex Deimling

16 Purple Head Coach

This is Alex's first year coaching for OPVC. Alex has played volleyball since 2010. He played at McNicholas High School for 4 years and spent 3 years on the Varsity team.

Matt Donnelly

Matt Donnelly

15 Black Head Coach

This is Matt's first year with OPVC. Matt has played competitive volleyball since 2011, playing for both school and local club teams.

Derrick Dreher

Derrick Dreher

14 Purple Assistant Coach

Derrick has been coaching with OPVC since 2020 and he has been involved in the game of volleyball for many years, starting back in 2004 with playing indoor and sand volleyball in rec leagues in northern Columbus.

Chrissy Ferris

Chrissy Ferris

13 Purple Assistant Coach

This is Chrissy's first year with OPVC. She began coaching in 1995 at Mt. Healthy, working with both the boys and girls programs.

Jessi Grimes

Jessi Grimes

18 Purple Assistant Coach

Jessi was a four-year varsity player for Fairfield High School. While playing club volleyball in high school, her team qualified for Nationals.

Adam Cooper

Adam Cooper

17 Purple Head Coach

Adam Cooper played volleyball for four years on Eastern Kentucky University’s club team. Since 2016, Adam has had coaching stints at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy Middle School, where he won two conference championships . . .

Jeff Baker

Jeff Baker

16 Black Head Coach

This Jeff's first year coaching for OPVC. Jeff has coached indoor girls volleyball at numerous schools: CHCA (2015), Lakota East (2016), Reading (2017), Mariemont (2018-19), and is currently Madeira's head coach (2020-present).

Alan Birtch

Alan Birtch

15 Black Assistant Coach

This is Alan's first year with OPVC. Alan grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. He started playing volleyball in 2011, and played club volleyball throughout high school.

Doug Ruschman

Doug Ruschman

14 Black Head Coach

This is Doug's first year with OPVC. Doug has coached both girls and boys volleyball at St. Margaret of York (SMOY) in Loveland since 2014.

Jonathan Heasley

Jonathan Heasley

12 Purple Head Coach

This is Jonathan's first year with OPVC. Jonathan played four years of high school volleyball and three years of club volleyball at Vanguard Volleyball Club where they won many tournaments around Ohio.