2019-2020 Confirmed DVC Coaches
Head Coach & Director Heather Minnis, Impact Coach Certified 12/2005, Director and Head Coach since 2005, Safe sport certified
Coach Minnis began coaching volleyball in August 1998, where she coached the first Dickson County school volleyball team at Dickson Jr. High. She has coached 22 middle school seasons and this is her 15th travel season as a head coach and director. She has coached teams from 11U to 18U club and power.
Coach Tod Cote, Impact Coach Certified 12/2016 & Safe sport Certified
Coach Tod has played volleyball for many years. He coached our 13U team for 2017; 151 Elite team for 2018; 161 National team for 2019. We are glad to have him returning to our coaching staff for the 2019-2020 season.
Coach Amy Fitzgerald, Impact Coach Certified & Safe sport Certified
Coach Amy is a Dynamite Head Coach For her fourth season. She has spent the last five years learning volleyball and helping with volleyball clinics and camps. Coach Amy has coached our 12U team for four seasons, 14U for one season, and is returning for her 6th season.
Coach Jennifer Oliver, Impact Coach Certified & Safe sport Certified
Coach Jennifer continues to learn the sport of volleyball, and we are excited by her enthusiasm for volleyball. She will be returning for her sixth season. She has coached two seasons as a 14U Dynamite coach, one season as a 15U coach, one season as a 17U coach, one season as a 18U coach, and has been the Dickson Middle Assistant coach for 5 years (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019).
Coach Carolyn Stuart Safe sport Certified & Impact Coach Certified
Coach Carolyn has been an assistant volleyball coach at Harpeth Middle for 2015, 2016, & 2017 and an assistant coach for Harpeth High School for the 2018 and 2019 seasons. She will be returning for her third season (2018 14U team & 2019 13U team).
Coach Alisha Tolley Baker, Safe sport Certified & Impact Coach Certified 2/2017
Coach Tolley Baker is excited to be a member of our Dynamite coaching staff. She has played volleyball for many years. She is in her third season as the DMS Volleyball Assistant Coach (2017, 2018, 2019). She will be returning for her third season with DVC (2018 14U & 2019 17U).
Coach Jacklyn Wilkes Impact Certified 2018 & Safe sport Certified
Coach Jacklyn played volleyball for Dickson Middle and Dickson County High School. She has returned to Dickson to teach and coach. She is an assistant for Dickson Middle Volleyball (2018 & 2019) and looks forward to her second season with DVC (17U 2019).
Coach Lindsey Cook, Impact Coach Certified 3/2017 & Safesport Certified
Coach Lindsey played 4 years of high school volleyball. She continued her career at the college level where she played one season at Maryville College and 3 seasons at Cumberland University. She has coached four seasons for Dynamite (15U, 15U, 16U, and 14U). She is returning for her 5th season.
Coach Kristen Hedgepath
Coach Kristen played volleyball for Harpeth Middle and Harpeth High School. She earned 2015 MVP,Season MVP, and 2014 offensive player. Her team earned District Champions 4 times and Regional Champions 2 times during her high school career. She earned a bachelors of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and Spanish. She is currently a graduate student at MTSU working to earn an MBA and masters in Health Care Informatics. She is excited to be coaching for Dynamite for the 2019-2020 season.
Coach Tracey Reagan Impact Coach Certified 7/2017 Safe sport Certified
Coach Tracey helped establish West Academy's home school volleyball program in 2016 and has been the Head Coach since 2016. Coach Tracey earned her engineering and animal science degrees at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she enjoyed playing intramural co-ed sand volleyball and riding for UT"s Equestrian Team. She loves the excitement and challenge of competition. She will be returning for her second season as a DVC Coach (2018 16U).
Coach Emma Nicholson
Coach Emma played volleyball at Hickman County Middle and High School and played travel volleyball for Dynamite Volleyball Club in 2014, 2015, & 2016. She continued her volleyball career at Hiwasee College in East Tennessee for three seasons. She earned All Regional Team awards for the 2018-2019 season. She earned her Assoc. Degree in Science before returning to the Centerville/Dickson area where she is currently a student at the Freed Hardeman Dickson Campus. Coach Emma is excited to be returning to the Dynamite Volleyball Club as a Coach.
Important DVC Information
1. Fees paid to the club are non-refundable except due to a season-ending
injury or illness before the first scheduled tournament has been
2. An athlete will not be allowed to participate in practices or tournaments
until fees are paid in full.
3. All players will practice but making a team does not guarantee playing
time. Players are expected to attend practices and tournaments unless there are extenuating