Sherri Hausner, Club Director and Founder
Sherri Hausner is the Club Director and co-founder of Excel. In 2006, she and her partner, Trish Barenberg, founded Excel Volleyball. Together 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.
Sherri 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 College. She also has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Iowa State University. In her spare time she enjoys cycling, running and yoga.