Boys Director and Head Coach - Steph Chapek
Steph played volleyball for the University of Minnesota and earned All-American and All-Big Ten awards as a middle blocker. After college she played one professional club season in Europe before turning her volleyball interest to beach volleyball. She trained for and played on the AVP tour for 3 years and spent time traveling while playing in beach tournaments. Her top beach accolades include winning 2 NORCECA tournaments; one in Puerto Rico and one in El Salvador.
Steph has been coaching in Edina for 10 years; 4 years as the Varsity coach and 7 years as the Club Director for the Edina Community Club program. Steph has coached 1st-12th graders in both indoor and outdoor volleyball. She lives in Eden Prairie and continues to play indoor and beach volleyball in the community.
Boys Assistant Director and Coach- Renee Lange
Renee started playing volleyball for Duluth East High School back in the 90's. Her senior year she received honors for All Tournament Team at the Duluth East Invitational, was voted to the Lake Superior All Conference Team, and was voted Most Inspirational by her teammates. She was recognized for overall school records in the following categories: Top 2 for Ace Tips, Top 5 for Digs/Passes/Serve Receive and Top 6 for Ace Serves. After high school, she played volleyball at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN for 2 years and then decided to help with the men's club team for her remaining 2 years.
Over the past 20 years, she has won over a dozen Adult MRPA and MSF Volleyball State Championships with her coed and women's teams in the Class A/AA division. She also continues to play on a women's team in the Adult MN Volleyball Association tournaments throughout the state. In addition, she participated at the USAV Adult Nationals in May of 2017 at the Minneapolis Convention Center as an outside hitter and is planning to play on a team at Adult Nationals in 2020.
Renee has been an assistant coach for Club EP for 3 years, assisting with the 14U, 16U and 17U teams.
In addition, Renee has coached the Wayzata 13-1's JO team, the 9A team at Minnetonka High School and was one of the coaches for the inaugural year of boys high school age volleyball at Eden Prairie High School in 2019.
Boys Assistant/JV Coach - Justin Raney
Boys Assistant - Brian Kraft