• Head Coach Mark Nelson  Mark Nelson- Head Varsity Coach

    Coach Mark Contact Information: mark.nelson@edinaschools.org 

    This is Mark's third year returning as the Head Edina Volleyball coach. Prior, Mark was the Head VB coach at Washburn High School for four years where he led his team to a section finals match, a 27-0 regular season record, and three Conference Championships.  Mark’s coaching accolades also include being a 100 win club member for the Minnesota State High School Coaches Association and a Section 6AAA Volleyball Coach of the Year.  Additionally, Mark is in his 7th season as a Head Coach at Vital Volleyball Club in Eden Prairie and is the first Boys’ Head Volleyball Coach at Prior Lake High School. Mark continues to teach mathematics at South View Middle school and has been working in the district for 15 years.  Mark Grew up a multi-sport student-athlete earning a state championship medal for basketball in his senior year of high school with Anoka (1992). Mark also played basketball and volleyball collegiately. 

    Screen Shot 2019-09-17 at 9.33.54 PM.jpegElla Haugen, Varsity Assistant 

    Coach Ella Contact Information: ellahaugen@gmail.com

    This is Ella's first year coaching at Edina High School. Ella graduated from Edina in 2019 and was a four-year varsity letter winner, three-time MVP, and three-time all-conference selection. Her senior year as captain she helped lead Edina Volleyball to its first-ever state tournament appearance. She also played club at M1 Volleyball for five years. She recently finished her first season at Bowdoin College where she was named to the New England Region All-Rookie Team and helped her team to the Elite Eight. Ella has also previously coached volleyball for both EVBA and Vital Volleyball Club.

    Anna Scheffley, JV Coach

    Coach Anna Contact Information: anna.scheffley3@gmail.com

    Coach Anna is in her first season as the JV coach for Edina. She also coaches at Vital Volleyball Club in Eden Prairie and has been a coach there for the last three years. Anna is currently finishing up her senior year at the University of St. Thomas where she plays on the volleyball team as a DS/Libero and is pursuing a degree in Entrepreneurship. Anna spent last summer interning as a Financial Advisor for Northwestern Mutual and is continuing to grow her practice. She was one of the top 10 interns out of over 200 during their summer internship program and was offered a full-time position starting this spring. In her free time, Anna enjoys going on walks by the Mississippi River, playing with her dog Millie, and cooking delicious meals with family and friends. Anna could not be more excited to be a part of the Edina community and can’t wait to see what the future holds for her JV team. 

    fran Fran Egan, B-Squad Coach

    Coach Fran Contact Information: francesegan00@gmail.com

    Fran is currently a Junior at the University of St. Thomas where she is pursuing a degree in Human Resource Management. She plays college volleyball as an outside hitter for the Tommies and is entering her third year as a starter for St. Thomas. Her volleyball experience includes playing club volleyball for Minnesota One where her 18’s team took 5th place at nationals! Fran was also a two-year varsity starter for Washburn High School under coach Mark Nelson. Her Junior and Senior seasons she received all-conference honors for both her play and school work. Senior year she was named co-captain for the Millers and helped her team to a winning season. She also played varsity softball in high school as a middle infielder. Fran is looking forward to being able to coach the b-squad at Edina this year and is excited to see what the future holds for her team.

    Nate Nate Koller, 9A Coach

    Coach Nate Contact Information: Nate.Koller@edinaschools.org

    This is my third year coaching Volleyball for EHS.  Along with Coaching the girls in the fall I also coach boys club at EHS in the Spring, which is in it's 3rd year.  I played Mens club Volleyball at Winona State University from 2002-2007, 2 times all Conference team as a right side hitter and 1 as a setter.  Honorable mention as a setter at Nationals in 2004.  When not coaching I'm a PE teacher at Countryside Elementary school and father to 3 daughters.

    Morgan Malley, 9B Coach

    Coach Morgan Contact Information: morganmalley2@gmail.com

    Morgan Malley played 4 years of college volleyball at Augsburg University. After graduating she was an assistant coach at Augsburg. She has also been coaching at Vital Volleyball Club in Eden Prairie for the past 5 years. She is extremely excited to be coaching at Edina this fall!

    Nick Nick Rosler, Asssistant

    Coach Nick Contact Information: nicholasryan2015@gmail.com

    Nick Rosler is in his first year coaching at Edina as a volunteer assistant for the program. He played club volleyball at Ohio State and spent time at both the outside hitter and setter positions. Aside from volleyball, Nick works full time as a consultant for EY. A few of his favorite volleyball players are Micha Hancock and Erik Shoji.

    Andy Andy Hort, Asssistant

    Coach Andy Contact Information: andy.hort@vitalvolleyball.com

    Coach Hort has been playing and coaching volleyball for the past 35 years.  He started playing beach volleyball and continued playing at Mankato State. He participated in USAV Nationals as an adult. And continues to play competitive tournaments today. His coaching career has included coaching adults as well at Juniors. He coaches 17-1 and 18-1’s at Vital Volleyball the last couple of years. Prior to that he coached Eastview Volleyball where he was most recently the head coach of the Eastview 16-1’s team. Prior to that he assisted the Eastview 13-1’s team. He has coached at Vital Volleyball summer camps in the past and has given lessons for players wanting to hone their skills prior to college. Andy is entering his first year coaching at Edina.

    Stu Coaching Pic Mary Stucynski (Stu), Administrative Assistant

    Coach Stu Contact Information: edinavball@gmail.com

    Coach Stu is a Social Studies teacher at Edina High School. She attended Totino-Grace High School where she played volleyball as a libero. This year she is taking on the new role of being an administrative assistant due to the recent birth of her son Porter :) She has also previously coached club volleyball for EVBA and Boys' Varsity Track and Field (distance) at Edina High School.