Sherri Hausner, Founder & Club Director

Sherri Hausner is the Club Director and co-founder of Excel Volleyball.  In 2006, Sherri and Trish Barenberg founded Excel Volleyball.  They had a vision of offering highly competitive national teams while providing quality coaching to each athlete.   The club was founded with four teams. Hausner coached two of the four teams.  The club grew from four teams to seventeen teams in three years.  Excel currently offers highly competitive teams for athletes ages 10 to 18.   

Hausner is an experienced coach and former college athlete.  She has over 16 years of competitive volleyball experience including college and adulthood play.  Sherri has several years experience playing, coaching, officiating and organizing leagues, clinics and camps for youth and adults.  Sherri is USA Volleyball IMPACT certified.

Hausner believes in using competitive sports to learn valuable life lessons.  Athletes that are committed to working hard, are open to continual learning and can bounce back from mistakes will be successful.  Coaches have a responsibility to lead by example and build leadership on and off the court.   

Hausner has a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Management Science from Clarke University.  She earned a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Iowa State University.  She moved to the Dallas area in 1998 to work for Ernst & Young as a eRisk Security Consultant Senior Manager.  Prior to founding EXCEL, Hausner was the Vice President of System Implementations for McKesson Corporation.  In her spare time she enjoys traveling with her family and staying active through yoga, running and cycling.