Pat Pfaller
Pat is a co-director at Northside Out Chicago VBC.  Pat has coached volleyball at the club level, grammar school and park district for the past 14 seasons.  He has played volleyball, both court and beach, all his life and continues to play in recreational volleyball leagues.  Pat has a strength in coaching team sports as he has also coached baseball, softball, basketball and soccer at several levels for over 24 seasons.  He brings his knowledge, strength and experience of all areas of the game to help build cohesive teams that can produce results.  Pat believes that the most motivating aspect of coaching has been to see the accomplishments of the players and their growth in the love of the game. He is committed to teach, inspire and support each athlete as they grow in the sport.   Pat hopes to continue to build a strong program that the coaches, players and families are proud to be a part of.
 
Lori Gatta
Lori is a co-director at Northside Out Chicago VBC.

Norman Kwong 

Norman is  the 18U coach for Northside Out Chicago VBC.  Norman also runs the Northside Out Chicago VBC beach clinics.  He is in his fourth year at Northside Out Chicago VBC previously coaching our 13U team.  Norman has over 30 years of volleyball experience, playing and coaching in numerous venues throughout Chicago.  He has coached volleyball at all levels from 5th Grade up to NCAA Division I., as well as 12U, to 18U, at the Club Level.  He enjoys challenging his players at any level, finding great joy seeing them excel. He earned a Master’s of Science Degree from Northeastern Illinois University for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology, and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago for Sports Medicine.  In his spare time he enjoys playing volleyball whether it be indoors, on the grass or in the sand.


Mike Oswald

Mike is currently coaching the 16u Black and 17u Team.  This is his third year coaching at Northside Out Chicago and he also has several years of experience at other clubs.  Mike is currently the JV coach at Resurrection High School.  Mike actively volunteers at Chicago State.  He was recently a Club Director and Coach Former Coach of men's college club team.  He was a graduate Assistant at Temple in A10 Conference.  He was also in the NCAA Hay Division Champion in EIVA (ESU '06).


Marikate Mulroe
Marikate is currently coaching the 14u Black Team.  This is her third year coaching at Northside Out Chicago.  Marikate has several years of experience playing volleyball. 

Caitlin O'Malley
Caitlin is currently coaching the 14u Pink and 16u Pink Teams.  This is her fourth year coaching at Northside Out Chicago.  Caitlin also coaches grammar school volleyball for the past several years.  Caitin has several years of experience playing volleyball. 


Chris Dawson
Chris is currently coaching the 13u Black Team.  This is his third year coaching at Northside Out Chicago.


Jazzy Fleming

Jazzy is currently coaching the 13u Pink Team.  This is her first year coaching at Northside Out Chicago.  Jazzy played as an outside and right side hitter at Trition College.


Ellen Weiss-Iwanski
Ellen is currently coaching the 12u Team.  This is her third year coaching at Northside Out Chicago.  Ellen also coaches grammar school volleyball for the past several years..

COACHES

 

At Northside Out Chicago VBC we strive to provide an excellent coaching staff that can implement current strategies and coaching techniques in a positive environment to develop competitive volleyball teams. We dedicate ourselves to constant improvement of our staff and athletes. We understand that it takes a commitment from the athlete, their family, and the club to work together to achieve the best possible results for each club member.

Our coaches have many years of experience playing, coaching and refereeing the game of volleyball at many different levels. Coaches are also required to have been trained through the USA Volleyball certification process. All coaches have been cleared through background checks administered by USA Volleyball.