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Coaching Staff - 2021 Kell Lady Longhorns

Varsity :



Head Coach:  Joe Auriemma

Coach Auriemma is currently teaching as a Special Education Teacher in Science at Kell High School.  Coach A started coaching at Kell in the Fall of 2016 and led the Lady Longhorns to their 1st Area Championship followed by two Sweet 16 appearances and a trip to the Elite 8 in 2019.  Coach A began coaching Junior Olympic Volleyball in 2009 at Sky Volleyball Club in Kennesaw, GA.  After that season, he founded a local volleyball club (Crossfire which is now Phoenix Rising Volleyball Club) in Cherokee County and has coached 100's of players ages 11U to 18U in that role.  He enjoys teaching and guiding players through life in High School and the physical mechanics, mental aspects and strategic scenarios of the game.

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Assistant Coach: Evelyn Keysar


This will be Coach Evelyn's 4th season with Kell Volleyball.  Introduced to volleyball in middle school, Coach Evelyn instantly fell in love with how team oriented this sport is at its core.  She has been coaching volleyball for the last 7 yrs, at club, middle school & high school levels.  Coach Evelyn loves the opportunity to watch the players improve over the season, both in technique & success on court.



Junior Varsity:


Head Coach: William Riggs

Coach Riggs is a Special Education team teacher/literature teacher at Kell High School. This will be his third season coaching JV at Kell. Previously, he helped lead successful seasons at Etowah High School culminating his final season as varsity head coach with a trip to the State Final Four. Riggs enjoys match strategy and contributing to the growth, development, confidence, and ability of student athletes.

 

         

Assistant Coach: Kiana Delaney-William

Coach Ki started her volleyball playing career in 6th grade and played throughout high school at Ooltewah in Chattanooga, Tennessee. After graduating she continued her playing career at Wallace State Junior College in Alabama she became a 2X state champion, earned Player of the Year, All Conference, and All American honors as a middle blocker. In 2014, she transferred to Dalton State when she finished her volleyball playing career and started coaching club.

She loves the game of volleyball and finds her passion in motivating, inspiring and teaching. Kianna is currently in her 3rd season serving as the JV volleyball coach at Kell High School. 









 
Email: Coach K
Phone: (678) 494-7844

Head Coach:  Jessica Kasprowicz  (Coach "K" )

    Coach "K" is starting her 3rd year with Kell High School and Cobb County Schools where she is a Special Education/Math teacher.  She is a graduate of The University of West Georgia with a degree in teaching.
     This is Coach K's first year as Varsity Head Coach for Kell Volleyball, following 2 successful seasons as Assistant Coach.  Along with her volleyball responsibilities at Kell, Coach K is also the Kell Varsity Girls Tennis coach and coaches at Cobb Atlanta Volleyball (15-Black).  Before coaching, she played at Pope High School and multiple club teams.  Due to injuries, Coach K. decided not to play collegiate volleyball and decided coaching was her new passion.
      Coach K enjoys a passion for coaching and sports in general, especially supporting her sports teams (LSU, Jets, Falcons).  Also Coach K is excited planning her wedding this upcoming summer to her fiance Bobby!

 Email: Coach Hines
Phone: (678) 494-7844

Assistant Coach - Lauren Hines

     Coach Hines is in her 25th year of teaching in the Cobb County School District/ the past 9 years have been at Kell High School.  She is a graduate of Slippery Rock University, PA where she studied Exercise Physiology and Health/PE and ran track on a scholarship.
     While at Kell, Coach Hines has coached Boys & Girls Track (4 years); Girls Golf Coach (5 years);  JV Volleyball (6 years);  and the past  2 years as Head Volleyball Coach until this season where I am stepping down to assistant under Coach Jessica Kasprowicz.
     Her husband Craig is also a Cobb County Teacher /Coach at Kell High School where he is currently the Boys Golf Coach and Head Girls Basketball Coach.  They have 3 boys, Michael  (GaTech Student & playing for the Golf Team),  Matthew  (Senior),  and Ryan (Sophomore) who all went/or currently go to Kell and played on the boys Golf Team.


Assistant Coach - Lauren Hines

     Coach Hines is in her 25th year of teaching in the Cobb County School District/ the past 9 years have been at Kell High School.  She is a graduate of Slippery Rock University, PA where she studied Exercise Physiology and Health/PE and ran track on a scholarship.
     While at Kell, Coach Hines has coached Boys & Girls Track (4 years); Girls Golf Coach (5 years);  JV Volleyball (6 years);  and the past  2 years as Head Volleyball Coach until this season where I am stepping down to assistant under Coach Jessica Kasprowicz.
     Her husband Craig is also a Cobb County Teacher /Coach at Kell High School where he is currently the Boys Golf Coach and Head Girls Basketball Coach.  They have 3 boys, Michael  (GaTech Student & playing for the Golf Team),  Matthew  (Senior),  and Ryan (Sophomore) who all went/or currently go to Kell and played on the boys Golf Team.