Girls Club Directors
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. She was an all state and all conference high school volleyball player. There was not any club volleyball programs in the state of Wyoming at that time so her senior year in high school she traveled twice a week three ½ hours each way to play club volleyball for Front Range Volleyball Club in Denver, Colorado. She earned all tournament team honors at the Crossroads USA Qualifier Tournament her senior year. These accomplishments helped Ginger earn a full ride scholarship to play Division I volleyball at the University of Wyoming. As the starting outside hitter, her 1989 Wyoming Cowgirl Volleyball Team is the most successful in school history winning the HCAC Conference and going on to compete in the NCAA tournament beating highly ranked teams including 5th ranked Stanford at the time to advance to the NCAA Elite 8 nabbing an All Conference player title, and, in 1991, making the USVBA All American first team for Women’s Open Silver Division. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education/Health Sciences. In 2005 her 1989 University of Wyoming Cowgirl Volleyball team was inducted into the University of Wyoming Hall of Fame.
Ginger has 35 years of experience coaching and training volleyball players, including a four-year College Coaching position as Assistant Coach for the Lady Vols volleyball team at the University of Tennessee. She has coached numerous volleyball camps across the country as a Division I college player and coach, and since moving to Cincinnati in 2003, has continued to coach Junior Olympic Club teams, camps, and clinics, along with doing individual and group training for volleyball players from kindergarten age to high school seniors. In 2010, she started Cincinnati Volleyball Academy, where she served as club director, personal trainer, and team coach—growing the program from 2 club teams to 22 in just five years. For the past 10 years, the club teams she has personally coached have consistently ranked in the top ten in the OVR every year with many in the top five rankings. She is recognized as one of the best youth volleyball trainers and coaches in the Cincinnati area.
Since starting Ohio Premier Volleyball Club in 2016 the club has grown from 11 teams to now 27 teams. Her reputation, work ethic, and focused approach to organizational development have helped distinguish Ohio Premier as a leader in youth and club volleyball. Her leadership is central to Ohio Premier’s mission-focused approach and its strong commitment to grow the sport of volleyball. Hineline has been instrumental in the development and implementation of Ohio Premier’s extensive year-round slate of volleyball training. Hineline created, developed, and directs Ohio Premier’s successful Youth Volleyball Academy
Ginger currently lives in the Montgomery area and has three children. Her oldest daughter is a college graduate from Miami University in Oxford. Her youngest daughter is currently attending college at UK and serving in the Air Force National Guard and her son is a college Sophomore. Both of her daughters played competitive volleyball from a very young age and throughout high school, and currently train and coach youth volleyball teams/players.
Assistant Girls Club Director
Girls Recruiting Coordinator
Jesse has coached from the beginner level to the professional level and all levels in between throughout his coaching career. He has coached modified, junior varsity, and varsity in New York. In 2014, Jesse was hired as the assistant coach for both the men’s and women’s teams at Keuka College in New York. He then moved up to head coach of the women’s team in 2015 and continued in that role until 2019.
Jesse has also coached for Paradigm Volleyball Club in New York for the past six years working with 14’s to 18’s and each age group in between. He has been a head court coach for volleyball camps of ages nine to college age players. He also currently coaches with the LVC men’s professional volleyball team which competes in the VLA. In addition to coaching, Jesse played volleyball at the University at Buffalo and currently competes in AVP America sand volleyball tournaments.
Prior to Keuka College, Walker coached at Our Lady of Mercy High School. In his two years with the Monarchs, he coached on all levels, including serving as an assistant for the Varsity team and Head Coach for the Modified team.
Walker began his coaching career in 2011 when he served as the Assistant Coach for the Women’s Volleyball team at Cincinnati Christian University. He completed graduate work in the area of Theological Studies while at Cincinnati Christian University.
He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science at the University at Buffalo, graduating in May 2010. Walker was a member of the University’s club Men’s Volleyball team.
Girls Club Coaches
Girls Club Coaches
This is Jenna's 4th year coaching at Ohio Premier. She’s coached at numerous levels between being the head coach and the assistant coach, including 12’s Regional, 14 National & American, and 13 American. Jenna will be coaching the 14-1’s National team this season. Jenna is also one of our Ohio Premier Training Team coaches.
Jenna has played volleyball since 6th grade both for school and club ball. She attended The University of the Cumberlands on a varsity volleyball and softball scholarship. Jenna has coached youth softball for three years and club volleyball for 9 years, for ages 12–15. She’s spent five years coaching high school volleyball; three of those years were as head coach for Colerain’s varsity team. As a coach, Jenna does her best to push players to their full potential, wanting to better their knowledge, skill set, and love for the game.
A lifelong volleyball enthusiast, Coach Fancett is a native of Lebanon, OH, and graduated from Miami University. He’s active in the CHCA community, coaching several teams in their youth volleyball program, and also spent two years coaching at CVA before coming to Ohio Premier. He couples his career in management with years of experience as a football officiant to enrich his volleyball coaching repertoire, thriving on teaching technique and recognition to young players, and seeing his passion for the game rub off on others. His desire to teach life through the game of volleyball shapes his message of striving to “Always Bring Your 100%”: Encouraging players to be relentless in their pursuits, play joyfully, and outwork their opponents.
Off the court, he enjoys cooking, traveling to new places, and spending time watching his daughters grow up. He resides with his family in Symmes Township.
Coach Hubbell has been playing volleyball for more than 25 years and has been coaching for the past 5+ years. His philosophy is built on keeping the game challenging and fun as the girls build upon a strong mindset to improve their overall performance, in a team setting. He believes that proper technique is paramount in the development of all players in their progression during the season and beyond. Basic concepts must be properly understood and continuously reinforced prior to implementing advanced elements.
Sean’s coaching experience includes coaching 3rd and 4th grade at Loveland Youth Basketball, 5th-8th grade at Good Shepherd Volleyball, and 5/6 teams at Loveland Youth Volleyball. He has also head coached club volleyball at the U12, U13, and U14 levels.
Outside of volleyball, when not watching his two daughters (Kendall and Keally) swim, he still enjoys playing sand volleyball whenever possible.
Haley has played volleyball for a total of 11 years. Her club history consists of two years at Cincinnati Volleyball Academy, two years at Elevation, and four years at Arsenal. She was a swing player during her freshman year at Indian Hill High School and during her sophomore, junior, and senior year, Haley was a varsity starter. During her freshman, junior, and senior year, she was the captain on her high school team. She now plays on the NKU women's gold club volleyball team. Haley’s coaching experience consists of assistant coaching a U11 team at Arsenal Volleyball Academy.
Bryant is a former Cincinnati Attack club volleyball player and graduate of Lakota East High School where he was a 4 year varsity setter. After high school, Bryant went on to play men's club volleyball at Bowling Green State University for three years as a setter. He has significant coaching experience at a variety of ages. He has coached CYO boys and girls volleyball, boys club volleyball for Cincinnati Attack, and men's JV volleyball for Lakota East High School. This year Bryant is the head coach for the men's varsity volleyball team at Lakota East High School. He is looking forward to coaching in his second year at Ohio Premier!
Erica has been coaching boys' and girls' volleyball for the last 6 years at Sacred Heart in the GCCYS league. This past year she coached a club team at Cincinnati Volleyball Academy. She is from Northeast Ohio, where she played varsity volleyball all 4 years and was ECOL player of the year her senior year. Erica is a graduate of Miami University and continues to play indoor and outdoor volleyball competitively.
Outside of coaching, Erica is a software developer at The Cincinnati Insurance. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching her kids in their various sports.
Jacklyn graduated from Anderson High School in 2006 and played volleyball and softball for all 4 years. She continued to play recreationally at Miami University (Oxford) and currently plays competitive sand volleyball. This will be Jacklyn’s 14th season coaching at various levels. She currently coaches 7th grade volleyball at Milford Junior High School and has coached at different clubs throughout the years including Borderline and Cincinnati Volleyball Academy. She’s now excited to be coaching at Ohio Premier!
Hailing from Kettering, Ohio, Amanda grew up playing volleyball at the prestigious Archbishop Alter High School and Dayton Juniors Volleyball Club. After her varsity career, she played club at Miami Oxford University during her collegiate years. Amanda began her coaching career at Club Vegas Volleyball where she was an assistant coach her first season and focused on player development.
For her next several seasons, she moved on to become a Head Coach at Vegas, eventually coming back home to coach for Air City ages 13 through 15. She also coached the 12U team and, in her second season, the 15 National team at Cincy East. Amanda’s love for volleyball has always been a big part of her life. She finds it rewarding and challenging to help develop players in all aspects of the game and she enjoys watching players grow and excel. Amanda continues to play competitively.
Gabby has over 27 years of volleyball experience. She started playing at 8 years old and it became a normal part of her everyday life. Her coaching career started at LSO (Lakota Sports Organization). Gabby eventually went from coaching recreational to competitive teams. With three tournament wins and two runner-ups, Gabby has coached her teams to the top of their divisions.
Gabby is also one of the Volleyball Directors for LSO, where she manages, schedules, and trains about 32 teams per season. She’s coached for CVA in the past and led her 12-3 team to Gold bracket status in all three of their tournaments, resulting in Nickel placement for OVR.
When Gabby isn’t on the court, she’s spending time with her husband and 5 kids. Gabby looks forward to coaching this season with Ohio Premier and can't wait to get on the court with her 13 regional team!
Born and raised in Cincinnati, Coach Bell is a graduate of Sycamore High School and Cardinal Stritch University, where he played baseball for four years on a scholarship and served as a graduate coach for three. Bell has been playing recreational volleyball for over 30 years, and in addition to his time as a practice assistant for the Cardinal Stritch women’s volleyball program, he’s coached various youth volleyball teams in the Cincinnati area. He is now in his 7th season coaching in the GCCYS, CPYVL and OVR volleyball club association. Joe enjoys working with children and coaching youth sports. He tries to instill in his players a love for the game with an understanding that through practice and hard work that anything is possible.
This is Elena’s first year coaching club. Elena was previously the assistant coach for 8th grade at her former grade school. She has been playing volleyball for about 8 years now. Elena attended Mother of Mercy High School where she played for 4 years. Elena also played collegiate volleyball for two years at Alderson Broaddus University. She moved on to the University of Cincinnati, where she is now studying Criminal Justice.
Casey is from Cincinnati, Ohio. She started playing volleyball in elementary school and has played for 12 years including school, club, and sand. Casey graduated from Colerain High School where she played varsity. She has experience playing as a setter, a defensive specialist, and a right side hitter. This is her second year coaching for Ohio Premier. Last season she was the head coach of the 14-3 American team. This year she’s excited to take on a national team. She currently attends Xavier University as a pre-med student and she continues to play in local adult competitive tournaments and leagues.
Adam learned how to play volleyball when he was a senior in high school at his local YMCA, and fell in love with the sport. He went on to play on the men’s club volleyball team at Eastern Kentucky University and played in competitive tournaments throughout Kentucky. His senior year of college he helped coach the EKU women's club volleyball team. Adam now coaches at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy Middle School, and he plays in sand and indoor leagues around Cincinnati.
Joe Wohlleb joins Ohio Premier as this year’s 10-2 head coach. Joe played both USA Junior Olympic and AAU volleyball for 6 years. He also played two years of college volleyball. Joe coached at two volleyball clubs, MAVA and KIVA, located in Louisville for 3 years before moving on to coach at St. Columban Youth Volleyball, where he still currently coaches.
Abby Soutter has been playing volleyball for ten years at various clubs and also played for Milford High School. This will be her fourth year coaching volleyball, but her first at OP. Abby is currently enrolled at The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences to become a Pediatric Nurse. In Abby's busy schedule of working, school, and babysitting she still finds time to play sand volleyball. Abby is Impact, Safesport, Concussion and Lindsey Law Certified.
Kate McWaters has been playing and coaching volleyball since she found her volleyball passion growing up in central Iowa. Kate was a setter and outside hitter for Ames High School, a national level junior olympic team and the club volleyball team at Washington University in St. Louis. This will be her seventh season coaching youth volleyball. Kate's coaching experience includes several seasons of 3-4th grade recreational volleyball at Loveland Youth Volleyball and a competitive level 6th Greater Cincinnati Catholic League team. She believes volleyball is an ultimate team sport that can teach young athletes so much more than volleyball skills. She looks forward to sharing her love of the game and her experience with some of our youngest OP athletes!
Kelly began her volleyball career later than most, as she didn’t touch a volleyball until she was a freshman at Ursuline Academy. During her high school years, Kelly was part of the 1993 State Champion team and named All-State. She earned an athletic scholarship to Valparaiso University.
At Valparaiso, Kelly received year end recognition in each of her four seasons, beginning with Newcomer of the Year award as a Freshman and earning First Team All-Conference the remaining years. She continues to hold records in number of kills per match, number of blocks per match and hitting Pct number. Kelly remains in the top 10 of several career records.
Post-graduation, Kelly was head coach of the Ursuline Academy freshman team. She also coached Sports Express U18 National team 2002-03, Ohio Volleyball Academy National Team 2003-2005. Last year, she coached U10 at Cincinnati Volleyball Academy. Kelly also coached at St. Susanna for the past two seasons, beginning her third season now.
Sandra Soutter has been coaching volleyball for 10 years and started her career in the NTR Region of Texas. She coached at Lonestar Volleyball Club and helped form Rally Volleyball Academy. After relocating to Cincinnati, OH, she continued her love for coaching at Cincy East Volleyball Club. At Cincy East she coached 11U, 12U and 13U alongside her daughter Abigail and her husband Greg. Her heart is with the youth players of the volleyball club. At Cincy East she served as the Youth and Community Coordinator. One of her proudest moments coaching was winning the Silver Division at the Mid East Qualifier in Indianapolis with her 11 National Team. Sandra is also the mother of five children and the wife to Greg Soutter. All four of her daughters have played volleyball in Rec Leagues, Club VB, Jr High and High School. Sandra is Impact, Safesport, Concussion and Lindsey Law certified.
Taylor Burkhart was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and has been playing volleyball since she was 9 years old. Taylor played volleyball for Fairfield City Schools for six years including three years on their Varsity team, she served as team captain during her senior year. Taylor also played Club Volleyball at CVA and Cincy Classics throughout her high school career. In her free time, Taylor coached 4th grade volleyball for Sacred Heart Elementary. In 2017, Taylor graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor’s degree in communication, a minor in marketing and a certificate in public relations. Taylor now works as the Head of Marketing for Jag’s Prosthetics in Fairfield, Ohio. Taylor continues to play volleyball weekly in two different sand volleyball leagues and is looking forward to coaching again!
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.
Jen started coaching after college. She coached at Marion Catholic High School for 4 years and Taft Middle School for 3. She’s run summer volleyball camps at the YMCA and she currently coaches basketball camps for Upward. Jen coached one year of club volleyball at CVA and she coached for LSO for the last 4 fall and spring seasons. She also coaches 2 AAU basketball teams for Lakota and 2 teams for Upward. Her biggest passion in life is being a mentor to kids and having a positive impact on their lives.
Tug is currently in his 6th year of coaching youth volleyball. Tug has coached all age groups at LSO (Lakota Sports Organization) and continues to coach at LSO. Tug is also a trainer at LSO for positional players of all ages. He coached at Arsenal Volleyball Academy before joining Ohio Premier.
Tug is always open to innovative and new ideas while combining past experiences to provide guidance to his athletes. He hopes to enhance their leadership skills and work ethic to create well-rounded individuals on and off the court. Tug believes a positive attitude and giving 100% is everything!
Off the court, Tug is a Lifecycle Solution Engineer for Honeywell Intelligrated. He plays sand volleyball, enjoys spending time with his family, and watching his 3 daughters in various sports and activities.
Jessica Nichols grew up in North Carolina, where she played volleyball starting in 7th grade at Gentry Middle School and continuing at Mount Airy High School. Jessica played on travel team 1 at Greensboro Sports Complex all four years as well during high school. She played 2 years at Louisburg College, coming in 2nd in Regionals and making the All American Team. She played her final two years at Midway College, where she earned MVP her senior year and still holds the record for kills in one game.
Jessica coached 15U in 2014 at KIVA and was JV coach for Scottsburg Middle schools in 2014-2016. She coached 8th grade at Scottsburg Middle School 2016-2017 where they had their first winning season ever. She is a USA Volleyball Official and has officiated all over the US for both girls and boys from ages 10-18.
Jessica now plays both sand/indoor tournaments.