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Committee Members

Formed in the early 1990's the Coaches Education Committee works with the VHSL concerning education issues for coaches as they relate to programs and services of the VHSL. The committee monitors the latest and best opportunities available to prepare coaches working with the youth of Virginia.


Mission Statement

The Coaches Education Committee shall advise the VHSL concerning educational issues as they relate to coaches involved in VHSL programs. It will monitor and disseminate current information to the VHSL for its membership relative to coach's education. Through this committee, the VHSL will work to offer the best opportunities for those working most directly with our youth.


Committee Members

Jeff Dietze
Co-Chair
Donna King
Co-Chair
Shawn Knight
VHSL Staff Member

Melissa Ferry Mount Vernon H.S.
Lori A. Gano-Overway
Bridgewater College

Steve Heon Western Albemarle H.S.
Rick Lilly
John Handley H.S.

Dave Nelson
Retired (Poquoson H.S.)
John Reynolds Fairfax County Public Schools
David Rhodes
Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Vanessa Wigand
Virginia DOE