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Coaches Profile

Dave Muscarella, Varsity Head Coach

Dave Muscarella, Varsity Head Coach

Coach Muscarella graduated from California State University at Chico in 1988 with a Bachelors degree in Physical Education.  In 1992 he earned a Masters degree in Biomechanics/Teaching and Coaching in the school of Kinesiology at CSU, Chico.  Coach Muscarella has coached women’s volleyball since 1989.  He started his coaching career at Butte Community College as an assistant coach.  Butte won back to back Golden Valley Conference Championship and played in the Northern California play-offs.  In 1991 Coach Muscarella and his wife Sue, moved to the central coast where he became the assistant coach at Hartnell Community College.  Coach Muscarella was named the head volleyball coach at Hartnell in 1993 where he remained until 1998.  The program flourished under his direction, they made the Northern California play-offs five years in a row.  During his final year at Hartnell they went undefeated in league and won the highly competitive Coast Conference Championship.  Hartnell ended that year ranked fourteenth in the state of California. Coach Muscarella took the position as Physical Education Instructor and Varsity Girls’ Volleyball Coach at Rocklin High School in 1999.  Rocklin has had winning seasons every year since his arrival.  Rocklin Volleyball has won the Sierra Foothill League Championship in 1998, 2002, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2018 and 2019.  Rocklin has won the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 2 Championship in 1998, 2010, 2013, 2014 and has also appeared in the championship game in 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2015.  Rocklin has appeared in the State Championship Tournament 9 of the last 11 years.  Coach Muscarella has over 600 victories as a head coach with over 500 of those at Rocklin High School.

Contact Information:
Office Phone: (916) 632-1600 ex6193
Email: dmuscarella@rocklinusd.org

Johanna Farren, Varsity Assistant

Johanna Farren, Varsity Assistant

Johanna graduated from Del Oro High School in 2002 and played all four years. She went onto Yuba College were she received her AA, in 2004, and played for the 49ers making it to the play-offs both years. After her two years at Yuba College, Johanna went on to play her last two years at California Lutheran University where the team made it to the NCAA Div III National Tournament her senior season. In 2006, she earned her Bachelors degree in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine from Cal Lutheran. In 2012 she earned her Masters degree from Concordia University- Irvine in Coaching and Athletic Administration. She is currently working for Sutter Health in their physical therapy department.

Johanna started her coaching career while at Yuba College, coaching for Club Momentum in 2003, and North Valley Volleyball Club in 2004. In 2007 she joined Rocklin High School’s coaching staff as the freshman assistant coach, as well as coaching various age groups for Rocklin Volleyball Club between 2008-2014. Since joining the program as an assistant, she has been the freshman head coach, JV head coach and now our Varsity assistant coach; getting to experience very successful seasons within the program. Not only is Johanna passionate about the sport of volleyball, but she enjoys the relationships that she creates with the coaches and athletes in a program she loves.
 
Contact Information:
johannamarie16@me.com
Devon Quok, Junior Varsity Head Coach

Devon Quok, Junior Varsity Head Coach

Contact Information:
devonquok@gmail.com
Alex Diocson, Junior Varsity Assistant Coach

Alex Diocson, Junior Varsity Assistant Coach

 
Contact Information:
alex.diocson@yahoo.com
Leslie Morgan, Freshmen Head Coach

Leslie Morgan, Freshmen Head Coach

Leslie graduated from Rocklin High School in 2009 and played volleyball all four years. She went on to Sonoma State to get her bachelors degree followed by Sacramento State to get her teaching credential. She is now a teacher in the Loomis Union School District. 
She started coaching her senior year of high school and gained years of experience coaching club volleyball before returning to coach for our program in 2013. Leslie coaches for our Rocklin Volleyball Club program and is our head freshman coach. She is very passionate about our program and loves the sport of volleyball!
 
Contact Information:
Email: leslierbraly@gmail.com
Kate Mitchell, Freshmen Assistant Coach

Kate Mitchell, Freshmen Assistant Coach

Kate Mitchell graduated from Rocklin High School in 2014 and played volleyball all four years, three years on Varsity. She played volleyball for four years at Southwest University in Texas and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics.  She returned to Rocklin and started coaching in our program this year.  Kate also will coach for our Rocklin Volleyball Club program. She is enthusiastic about coaching and volleyball!
 
Contact Information:
k.mitchell044@gmail.com