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Wheeler High School - Marietta, GA

Wheeler High School - Marietta, GA

Coaching Staff

Wheeler Volleyball High School Coaches:
Varsity Head Coach - Kelly Feddersen
Assistant Coach - Shana Rhodes
Assistant Coach, JV Head - Erica Smith
Community Coach - Ally Conrey
Coach Advisor - Taisa Turner

Wheeler Junior Volleyball Coaches:
A Team - Rob Andres & Brian Jansma
B Team - Catie Crowe

We are always looking to add to our coaching staff at all levels to help grow the Wheeler Volleyball program. If you are interested, please email Head Coach Kelly Feddersen at [email protected].


Kelly Feddersen – Head Coach, Wildcat Volleyball

Certifications: Impact, SafeSport, Heads Up Concussion, Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Kelly began playing volleyball in 9th grade at North Cobb High School and was named to 2nd Team All County as an Outside Hitter her Senior year. She played club for Cobb Atlanta Juniors in 1997 and Volleyball Atlanta in 1998. While attending the University of Tennessee, she played on the Club Volleyball Team in 1999 as well as intramural volleyball, both indoor and sand.

Kelly has a B.S. in Sport Management from Kennesaw State University and coached for Cobb Atlanta Juniors in 2000 while attending KSU. After taking a break for career and family, she began coaching again in 2012 at Eastside Christian School winning the NAML Championship in 2016. She returned to Cobb Atlanta Juniors in 2017 season as the 15-1 ATL Head Coach, transitioned to the 14-1 ATL Head Coach for the 2018-2020 seasons with bracket and tournament wins along with a 9th place overall finish at Regionals in 2018 along the way. She now leads the ATL program at Cobb Atlanta running master practices each week.

Kelly began coaching the Wheeler JV team in 2017 as a community coach and started the Wheeler Junior Volleyball Program at that time. She was named Varsity Head Coach for the 2018 season and manages teams for players in 6th through 12th grades in both the Wheeler High School and Wheeler Junior Volleyball programs.

Kelly is part of the CTAE Department at Wheeler where she teaches the Sports & Entertainment Marketing pathway. She also sponsors Wheeler Fresh Collaborative, the Wildcat Student-Athlete Advisory Council, DECA, and manages the Wildcat Warehouse (school store). Kelly enjoys mentoring students and sparking their creativity both in the classroom and on the volleyball court. She is excited to be a part of Wheeler Athletics and looks forward to growing the Volleyball program through player skill and character development as well as community involvement with each new season.

Go Wildcats!!


Shana Rhodes – Assistant Coach, Wildcat Volleyball

Certifications: Heads up Concussion, Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Coach Rhodes began playing volleyball in 6th grade at her middle school and continued through high school as a setter. She was named MVP on her high school team senior year. In college, she played intramural for her sorority and on co-ed teams.

After graduating from Florida State University with a B.S. in Mathematics, Coach Rhodes moved to Apopka, Florida where she began teaching and coaching soccer in 2014. She became the freshman volleyball coach for the 2017-2018 season and assisted with the varsity team. She moved to Georgia in July of 2018 and became the Junior Varsity volleyball coach for Wheeler High School.

Coach Rhodes is a Foundations of Algebra, Algebra 1, and Geometry teacher at Wheeler High School. She also has her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Valdosta State University. She loves getting to know her students and athletes and cultivating a family atmosphere. She has enjoyed her time at Wheeler so far and looks forward to the seasons ahead.


Erica Smith - Assistant Coach, JV Head Coach

Certifications: Certified EMT, Heads up Concussion, Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Coach Smith played both lacrosse and volleyball in high school. She began playing volleyball in 6th grade at her middle school and continued through high school. She went to KSU where she played D1 lacrosse. After graduating from Kennesaw State University with a B.S. in Psychology, Coach Smith began teaching and coaching at Kell High School in 2018. Coach Smith has just transferred to Wheeler High School where she is teaching Health and Personal Fitness and is the new lacrosse coach.

She also has her M.A.T in Education from Valdosta State University and is an Aerospace Medical Technician in the Air Force. Coach Smith loves getting to know her students and athletes. She strives for a culture that is respectful, hardworking, and positive. She has loved her first year as a Wildcat and is excited for this new season!


Ally Conrey - Community Coach, Wildcat Volleyball

Certifications: Impact, SafeSport, Heads Up Concussion

I have been around volleyball all my life. My parents met playing the sport so it was inevitable that I would play it too. I started playing at the competitive level when I was in 7th grade and continued to play for my high school and various clubs in the area. In college, I was President of, and played on, Kennesaw State University's Women's club team. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Kennesaw State with a BS in Exercise Science. I now help lead fitness sessions at Cobb Atlanta as one of the instructors getting to mix my interest in athletics with my career. Coaching is a way for me to impact the lives of young women on and off the volleyball court just as my coaches did for me. 


Steven Dao - Community Coach, Wildcat Volleyball

Certifications: Safe Sport, Heads Up Concussion

Steven Dao moved to Kennesaw from Missouri. He studied Marketing and business at Kennesaw State University and proceeded to work in a fast, upscale environment. With encouragement from friends and family, Steven opened his own Farmers Insurance agency in 2015. In his free time, Steven loves to play ping pong, volleyball, and tennis. Steven is married and has a one year old daughter.

Steven has been actively playing volleyball for 10 years and has won two intermural volleyball championships. He has coached for four years at Cobb Atlanta Volleyball and joins Wheeler Volleyball with a vast knowledge based and a passion for growing the game.

Wheeler Volleyball is excited to have Coach Steven with us!


Taisa Turner – Coach Advisor, Wheeler Volleyball

Certifications: Impact, SafeSport, Heads Up Concussion, Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Coach Taisa began playing volleyball at Kell High School and through the club system as an Outside Hitter and Libero. Upon graduating from high school, Taisa played on the Club Volleyball Team at the University of Georgia for three years while helping with clinics at local Athens, GA area high schools.

After completing her degrees at UGA , Taisa moved to Savannah, GA. She began the Richmond Hill Middle School Volleyball program, and in its third year, helped lead them an undefeated season winning the Coastal Empire Championship. In 2016, Taisa was appointed Head Coach at Richmond Hill HS where they placed third in the Region in both 2016 & 2017 and went on to the Sweet Sixteen in 2017.

Coach Taisa has coached 13s and 14s club teams with Club Savannah Volleyball and Cobb Atlanta Juniors. She began coaching in 2007 at Cobb Atlanta Juniors as a 16s Assistant Coach and Setting Clinic Assistant. She is looking forward to working with the Wheeler Volleyball program again this season.

Coach Taisa is a member of the Counseling Department at Wheeler High School as the Department Head. She has a BS in Psychology with a minor is Sociology and an MS in Education Counseling, both from the University of Georgia. She is currently pursuing her EdS in School Counseling at Valdosta State University.

Wheeler Volleyball is excited to have Coach Taisa Turner as part of the program!


Coach Rob Andres – Junior Wildcats – Co-Head Coach, A Team

Certifications: Impact, SafeSport, Heads up Concussion

Originally from the Washington D.C. area, Rob has been involved with volleyball for over 30 years. He played men's club volleyball at the University of Cincinnati and still plays competitively.

With 8 years of coaching experience, Rob is now in his second year leading Wheeler Junior Volleyball after starting and building the “Little Cougar” and middle school programs at St. Joseph’s Catholic School. He has also coached many teams at Cobb Atlanta Juniors in the past six years.

We look forward to what Coach Rob can contribute to Wheeler Junior Volleyball!

“Competing at the highest level is not about winning. It’s about preparation, courage, understanding and nurturing your people, and heart. Winning is the result.” - Joe Torre

"If you don't believe you can win, you already lost" - Ronda Rousey


Brian Jansma - Junior Wildcats - Co-Head Coach, A Team

Certifications: Impact, SafeSport, Heads up Concussion

Bio coming soon!


Catie Crowe – Junior Wildcats – Head Coach, B Team

Certifications: Impact, SafeSport, Heads Up Concussion

Picture & Bio coming Soon!

Now in her second year with Wheeler Junior Volleyball, we are excited to have Coach Catie with us!



Wheeler High School, Marietta, GA - GHSA Region 6 - AAAAAA
Wheeler Volleyball - Head Coach - Kelly Feddersen, 375 Holt Road
Marietta, Georgia 30068

Email: [email protected]

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