Coach: Michelle Bruss
Michelle grew up in Oconomowoc and is currently living in Oconomowoc with her husband and three kids. She played NAIA Division 1 volleyball (NCCAA All-American) and basketball for Trinity International University in Deerfield, IL and has been coaching since 2006. She spent 1 year as the freshman coach at Lake Country Lutheran High School, before coming to Oconomowoc where she spent 2 years as the JV coach for OHS and is in her 10th season as the Varsity coach. Michelle started as the 14’s coach with Oconomowoc Volleyball Club in 2007, has been our Director since 2008, transitioned to the 11's and is now a coach for the Developmental Group . Outside of coaching Michelle is now a stay at home mom who also enjoys playing doubles volleyball and misses playing basketball, so she plays whenever possible. Her favorite thing to do is be outside with her kids, but when on vacation she loves to snorkel and is working towards her scuba certification.
Coach: Kristin Kaczmarek
Kristin grew up in West Allis and currently lives in Watertown with her husband and two children. Kristin grew up playing volleyball and in her senior year was co-captain at West Allis Hale when they made it to the state tournament. She continued playing volleyball at Cardinal Stritch College.
During college, she started coaching, at St. Peter Immanuel in Milwaukee, 7 and 8th grade girls as well as coaching, at St. Paul’s Lutheran in West Allis, 7 and 8th grade boys. She has over 20 years of coaching experience as well as 4 years of college coaching experience. She coached 8 years at West Allis Lightning and most recently coached 11 years with River City Volleyball (9 years as the director). Other coaching positions, she has held include Wisconsin Lutheran College and Watertown Catholic School-St. Henry’s Campus.
Kristin is also a referee within the Badger Region and works for Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Wisconsin, serving Dodge, Jefferson, Rock and Walworth Counties