Meet Our Directors

Arsenal is a non-profit organization founded by a group of Cincinnati and Cleveland volleyball players who came together with the common goal of creating a better place for junior volleyball players to better their skills and compete with best.  One of the most unique assets about Arsenal is the direct involvement of the directors with the teams.  Directors are frequently seen in the gym coaching a team of their own, running a club-wide skills session, or giving

a private lesson.

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RUSTY OPPER

Director

Rusty has experience head coaching high school teams St. Ignatius Boys Varsity, Trinity High School Girls Varsity, and clubs Cincy Classics, Elevation, CVC, and Arsenal in the 14s, 15s, 16s, 17s, and 18s age groups.  He manages training, player development, and digitization.

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BRIAN SCHUMACHER

Director

Brian has experience head coaching high school teams Mt. Healthy Boys Varsity, McAuley Girls JV, and clubs Cincy Classics, MVA, and Arsenal in the 14s, 15s, and 16s age groups.  He manages coach hiring, placement, and development.

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KELLIE BARNHART

Director

Kellie has club head coaching experience with Arsenal in the 14s, 15s, and 16s age groups.  She manages tournament scheduling, uniforms, marketing, and administration.

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DREW NABER

Assistant Director

Drew has experience coaching high school teams Badin Girls Freshman, Mercy McAuley JV, Monroe Girls Varsity and JV, Sycamore Boys Varsity, Roger Bacon Boys JV, and Arsenal in the 15s, 16s, and 17s, age groups.  2014 Asics Jr National Champions.  He manages recruiting.

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RYAN ARNOLD

Assistant Director

Ryan has experience coaching at the University of Alabama, Roger Bacon Girls Varsity, Roger Bacon Boys Varsity, and Arsenal in the 15s,16s, and 17s age groups.  He manages recruiting.

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