Rena has been involved with SCVA volleyball for over 20 years. She has coached for Western County, Mavericks, Avalon Aces, Riverside, Lake Matthews, Rancho Valley, Pacific Jrs., and Protege clubs and is proud to be the "Mom" of Rogue. Rena is also a proud parent of volleyball children, having survived coaching all of them. Her oldest, Katie, started her on the club path. Katie is now a Div.I linesperson and scorekeeper. Her daughter Camille, is a three time Div. II All American setter that now coaches club and high school in San Juan Capistrano. Her son Duke, a 6'4" oppo, coached club in Claremont and Huntington Beach.
Along with her club coaching, Rena officiates club volleyball and is also is a collegiate official and lines person, not only indoor volleyball, but sand volleyball as well. Rena is also proud to be on the coaching staff for Victor Valley College. She is the Assistant Indoor Coach and the Head Coach for the Women's Sand intercollegiate team.
"Volleyball is our family's lifestyle and it is thoroughly enjoyed."
Bianca Gorospe - Trainer
Bianca is a local girl, born and raised in the high desert with a passion for volleyball. She made her mark at Victor Valley High School, Victor Valley College and then earned a volleyball scholarship to Cal State Los Angeles where she graduated with a degree in Kinesiology. After graduation, she decided to pursue her dream and play professional volleyball in Europe for 6 seasons. After 20 years of playing, she decided to officially retire in 2015, but the passion for the game and desire to inspire young volleyball players is still in her heart. This will be her first season as a trainer for Desert Rogue Athletics and she is excited to work with new athletes to enhance the athletic education of our volleyball players.
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
Mary Flores - 18 Sage Assistant Coach
Mary is a collegiate volleyball player at Victor Valley College. She has played volleyball since the age of twelve. Although her playing career has mostly consisted of school and rec ball, she has also had a fair share of club as well. At Silverado H.S. she received Coaches Award, two MVP awards, All League and Outstanding Senior Athlete for Desert Sky League. After high school she played at Cheyney University of Pennsylvannia, Div. II. Mary decided to return home to Victorville and VVC in hopes for a more promising future in volleyball fueled by her passion for the game. She intends to become an artist whose work impacts viewers positively.
Rachael Firm - 14 Silver Coach
I play volleyball indoor and outdoor for Victor Valley College. I have played volleyball since I was in 5th grade. I played for Rogue for two years and for Rena for three years. I played at Sultana High School for 3 years. I decided to stay close to home for my first years of college. I hope to transfer to a different college. My major is undecided right now, but I am interested in sign language, nursing, and teaching. This is my first-year coaching volleyball.
Alexa Martinez - Assistant Coach
Alexa Is a collegiate volleyball player at Victor Valley college. She has been playing since the age of 13. Her playing career consisted of school and Club. At Silverado H.S she received Coaches Award, MVP Award, All league and Outstanding Senior Athlete for Desert Sky League. After high school Alexa decided to stay home and attend VVC to Study to became a Nurse , while playing the sport she loves.
Hylee Butterfield - Assistant Coach