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Volleyball

home of the mustangs

 

MEET THE COACHES

In 2018, Head Coach Lou Panzella and Assistant Coach Tyler Trolson enter their 7th season together at LMC. They are joined by 2nd year Assistant Coach, former LMC player and 2015 BVC Conference MVP, Taylor Scriven.

 

Head Coach Lou Panzella

Coach Lou Panzella retired as a special education teacher from the Antioch Unified School District in 2016 after a 34 year teaching career. Coach Lou coached both the men’s and women’s volleyball teams, first at Antioch High School from 1988, then at Deer Valley High from 1996-2015. His team record for high school women's volleyball is 430-224. In men's volleyball his teams have a record of 595-123. Coach Lou was named North Coast Section Honor Coach for women's volleyball in 2010 and NCS boys Honor Coach in 1997. He coached teams that won NCS section titles in 1995 and 1996 at Antioch High and in 2013, 2014 and 2015 at Deer Valley High School. At LMC, in 2012 the women's team record was 4-17. In 2013 that improved to 11-13. In 2014 LMC had its first winning season under Coach Lou, improving to 14-12 and making the State playoffs for the first time in 10 seasons. In 2015, the Mustang Spikers were 13-11 and in 2016 improved to 15-13, winning the conference championship for the first time in 14 years. The mustangs earned a playoff spot in 2017, finishing 2nd place in conference with a record of 13-3 and an overall record of 19-9. Overall Coach Lou has a record of 75-75 with a streak of 4 consecutive winning seasons, earning a spot in the state playoffs in 3 of the last 4 years and 1 conference championship. Coach Lou was honored as BVC Coach of the Year for the 2016 season.

 



Assistant Coach Tyler Trolson

Assistant Coach Tyler Trolson is a social studies teacher and also the head men's volleyball coach at Pittsburg High School. He has been coaching both high school and club volleyball for the past 7 years. Coach Trolson started his coaching career after a successful playing career, beginning at Deer Valley High School and then continuing at Sacramento State. Coach Trolson enters his 7th year as an assistant coach at LMC. Coach Trolson is responsible for recruiting, training and conditioning along with his other coaching duties.

 


 

Assistant Coach Taylor ScrivenAssistant Coach Taylor Scriven

Former LMC player Taylor Scriven joined the coaching staff in 2017. Taylor was BVC conference MVP in 2014 and earned a Division 1 scholarship to Alcorn State, where she was team MVP in 2015. Due to injury she was unable to play her senior year at Alcorn. She joined the staff at LMC after finishing her playing career at Alcorn State in 2016. Coach Taylor is responsible for recruiting, conditioning and working on offense with the team.