Trish Barenberg, Head Coach & Founder
Trish Barenberg is the co-founder of EXCEL. In 2006, she and her partner, Sherri Hausner, 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. Barenberg coached two of the four teams. The club grew from four teams to to 20 teams within a few years. Excel currently offers highly competitive teams for athletes ages 10 to 18.
Barenberg has coached ages 11 through 17s. She has led 12s, 15s and 16s teams to USAV Nationals during while coaching club at EXCEL in the last 10 years. The 12 Elite team earned a third place medal at Nationals.
Trish has a Bachelor’s Degree from Kansas State. She is USA Volleyball IMPACT certified. She has several years of experience coaching youth volleyball and basketball. She is an accomplished athlete. Trish was an All-League volleyball player and was voted an All-State basketball player for three years in high school. She was offered multiple college scholarships for volleyball, basketball and softball.