"An excellent coach is hard to find, difficult to part with, and impossible to forget."
18s Head Coach
Renita Davidson is in her 15th year of coaching. She is also our recruiting coordinator and has helped send players to Alcorn, Fisk, Tuskegee, and Ottawa, just to name a few. Coach Renita received a full scholarship to play volleyball to the University of Kansas (2005) and graduated with a BA degree in psychology and Masters in Special Education from University of North Texas in 2009. Coach Renita is currently the Head Volleyball Coach and Athletic Director at Uplift Summit International School. She has led them to consecutive playoff appearances over the years. When Coach Renita is not on the court, she is spending time with 6 year old daughter, Zoe. Coach Renita is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
14s Blue Head Coach
Marissa Chalmers was born in raised in Dallas, TX. She started playing volleyball in middle school and instantly fell in love with the sport. She graduated from Cedar Hill High School where she received a full ride scholarship to Mississippi Valley State University, where she received “Rookie of the year.” She soon transferred to Ottawa University in Ottawa, KS to play indoor and sand volleyball. She is currently a student a UTA working toward her University Studies degree. Coach Marissa finds so much joy in seeing a player grow and get better because growing up her coaches never gave up on her. She believes she wouldn’t be the player she is if it weren’t for them pushing her. Coach Marissa can’t wait to start her journey with Texas All-Stars this season.
11s White Head Coach
13s Blue Head Coach
Kinsleigh Vranish began playing volleyball in the seventh grade and instantly fell in love with the sport. She continued to play throughout high school, earning titles such as first team all-district and first team all-city. She went on to the University of Texas for her degree in Speech Language Pathology. While attending UT, she worked for the school’s volleyball team during their national championship season. After graduating, Kinsleigh became an elementary school teacher at Faith Family Academy and joined the high school’s volleyball coaching staff. There she led the junior varsity team to two consecutive winning seasons. Now teaching in Frisco ISD at Sparks Elementary, Kinsleigh looks forward to continuing her coaching career with the Texas All-Stars organization and hopes for a successful season.
17s National Head Coach
Coach Donnice Brown was born and raised in Duncanville, TX. She is a Duncanville High School alumnus where she played volleyball. She then went on to play two years at Lon Morris College where she was recruited as a hitter but became the starting setter as a freshman and went on to become captain of her team her sophomore year. After school she knew volleyball was still in her blood. She went on to play two years on UT Arlington’s traveling club team where she also served as captain. Donnice then received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from The University of Phoenix.
She began her coaching career at Team North Texas where she coached for two years. Following there she went on to coach at another well-known local club for 4 years where she coached both lower and upper level teams. Continuing her passion to coach she Co-owned coached at Spike Nation Volleyball club. She also served as their strength and conditioning coach. Donnice went on to serve as the Head Volleyball Coach at Trinity Christian School for two years where she led her team to the most district wins in a single season in the last six years, and a 2nd team all-district player and two honorable mention players also a first in the last few years. Following Donnice coached at another local club for two years. She now coached volleyball or 11 years.
Currently Donnice is an Regional Manager for Massage Envy where she manages 3 locations and is able to help grow business to higher heights, and more importantly help grow the people in those businesses.
Coach Donnice has a calling for mentoring young women and helping them along in their volleyball career to get them to the next level of play and life. Coaching volleyball is more than just improving skills. “It’s my ministry” It is her way to serve the Lord and be a part of the village that molds these players into not only great athletes but great people. “If all I could do was get up and coach and mentor every day I would be extremely happy. I love pouring knowledge, hope, and faith into each and every girl I come across.” –Donnice Brown