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Darin McBain

Director/ Head Coach

Girl's 15s

Darin was born and raised in Southern California and has been playing volleyball for over 25 years.  His coaching career includes:

  • 8 years as director of AMP Volleyball Club
  • 9 years as head varsity coach at Beckman High School for both boys and girls (1 CIF final appearance, 3 CIF semifinal appearances, 1 state semifinal appearance, and numerous quarterfinal appearances)
  • 4 years coaching boys club at various ages.
  • Private Lessons
  • Jump Start Youth Camps & Clinics

Josh Hill

Head Coach

Girl's 18s

Josh grew up in Orange County where he spent most of his waking moments from adolescence to young adulthood either playing sports or at the Southern California Beaches. The Southern California beaches are where his love of volleyball grew and advanced. He completed his education and excelled in college athletics. His college playing career was cut short by multiple injuries and this is where his focus turned to coaching. 

He has spent the last 20 years learning from great coaches, coaching and mentoring some of the county’s elite athletes in high school as well as college and has held multiple coaching and directing roles in local Volleyball clubs. He is currently the head coach at Calvary Chapel High School. His most recent stint in club volleyball was spent at a local club directing, coaching and growing a club from 6 teams to 22 teams and increasing their standing and level of play each year for the past four years. 

He has an amazing wife of 16 years, Noelle. We have three children; Slater 6, Delaney 14, and Makenzie 16.  

He enjoys spending time with his family, sports, outdoors, and coaching.


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Matt Arambulo

Head Coach

Girls 16s

Matt grew up in Tustin/Irvine and was part of the first graduating class at Beckman High School. He graduated with an Art degree from UC Irvine and has coached locally throughout Irvine and Tustin throughout the past 10 years. His coaching career includes:

  • 7 years coaching club-level boys and girls teams (13s-16s)
  • 6 years coaching high school volleyball at Beckman HS and Northwood HS
  • Currently the Girl's & Boy's JV Coach at Beckman HS
  • Coached 1 year for the Chapman Men's Club Volleyball Team
  • Private Lessons
  • Jump Start Youth Camps & Clinics
  • 3 years teaching youth introductory sports in baseball, soccer and basketball.

Ron Cheser

Coach

  • Coach Ron is in his 35th year of coaching volleyball here in Orange County. He has been head coach at Mater Dei, Canyon and Northwood High Schools and assistant coach at Cal. State Fullerton University.

    Ron also coaches both boys and girls basketball at MacArthur Fundamental Int. School capturing 15 league titles. He teaches history at MacArthur. His hobbies include fishing, gardening and art.

    Coach Ron stresses the fundamentals of the game beginning with footwork. He incorporates the relationships players have defensively and offensively to each other and the movements and adjustments athletes need in transition to better anticipate.

    He has been married 25 years and has 3 children. He currently has a daughter-playing varsity volleyball at Woodbridge High School.


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Karlee Riggs

Head Coach

Girl's 17s

  • Career Experience:

    • 7 years of club in Orange County on highly competitive teams.
    • Played 2 seasons at Orange Coast College: Awarded OCC's Athlete of the year in 2012 & awarded an All State for California Junior Colleges
    • Out of OCC she was recruited and given a scholarship to play Sand Volleyball at University of Hawaii
    • Played in the National Tournament in 2014 with Hawaii placing 3rd in the country.
  • Coaching Experience:
    • 9 years of coaching experience
    • Current assistant Varsity Coach at Tustin HS for girls and boys
    • 4 years of club

Lydie van Deursen

Coach

  • Lydie van Deursen a dutch native born and raised to play volleyball and has over 15 years of volleyball experience in clubs all over the world. 
    •Won all prices in the Netherlands at the highest level
    •Played college volleyball in Columbia, Missouri  
    •Played professional volleyball in Sweden, Switzerland, and Spain
    •Coached youth and adult teams in the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, and Spain
    •2 years coaching GMS camps
    •Private lessons

    Coach Lydie has been playing volleyball since she was eight years old. After winning everything in the Netherlands as a libero she moved to the United States to play college-ball dreaming of playing professional volleyball as a setter at some point. 

    After graduation, Lydie moved to Sweden and played her first year “overseas”. While playing she coached two youth teams and got in touch with Gold Medal Squared (summer camps for high schools in the United States). Also in Switzerland and Spain she played professional volleyball and coached at the same time youth and adult teams. 

    Coach Lydie thinks that players should play mindful volleyball and have fun while working hard to become the best they can be. 

    She has a twin sister and sister living in the Netherlands and loves playing all kind of sports, baking, and coaching.

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Megan Rawlings

Coach

Megan played club for 4 years in the Orange County area, including her senior year for Darin at Left Coast, and at Irvine High School. In her high school career, she played a variety of positions including Defensive Specialist, Middle, and Outside Hitter, but found her stride as an Opposite. She then played indoor and beach volleyball for Orange Coast College, making two playoff appearances in indoor and one state championship appearance in beach. She made all conference twice ('12, '13) and won "Most Improved" twice as well ('12, '13). After playing at OCC, she transferred to UCSB where she majored in communication and spent weekends playing beach. This is Megan's second year coaching at Left Coast and loves coaching because she wants to share her love for the game with new players


Jonathan Immanuel

Coach

  • Jonathan Immanuel is a Northwood High school Alumni where he led his varsity team as an outside hitter, setter, and Opposite and has been playing Volleyball for over 13 years. He has played for multiple clubs such as OCVC, Balboa Bay, and Ohana. He is currently at IVC playing for the Men's program.

    Jonathan's prior coaching experience consists of
    • 2 years of coaching Boys JV
    • 1 year of Assisting for Boys Varsity
    • 1 years of coaching Girls Frosh
    • 2 years of coaching Girls JV
    • Private Lessons


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