Girls 16 Emerald


Head Coach

Annaliesse Rivera

Annaliesse Rivera

I tried many different sports growing up but I eventually discovered volleyball and fell deeply in love with the sport. I had watched my older sister play in high school and really didn’t get to try it until I got to middle school. It became something I knew I was good at but strived to be even better at every day. Once I got to high school I discovered club and began to play and grow stronger as a player but also as a person. I played club for four seasons, 3 being played with Diablo and 1 with Hercules Dynamite. After graduating high school I went on to play 1 season at Los Medanos College. Playing volleyball has taught me self-discipline, teamwork, mental toughness, effective communication on and off the court, and commitment. Learning these not only helped me deal with situations on the court but also off the court. After finishing my season at Los Medanos I knew I wouldn’t be able to live without volleyball and knew I wanted to give back to our youth. Since then I have assistant coached 4 teams and head coached 1 team for Diablo.

Coaching Goals
As a coach, I strive to give my players the best opportunity to thrive under any circumstances on or off the court. I want to give my players a positive experience while also helping them gain confidence, learn how to work together and communicate effectively.

• Los Medanos College (2021) • Freedom High School
 • Varsity (Captain, 2020-2021)
  • BVAL Honorable Mention
  • Most Inspirational Award
 • Varsity (2019)
  • BVAL Honorable Mention
  • BVAL Sportsmanship Award
  • Lady Falcon Award
  • Athlete of the Week (The Press)
• Inderkum High School
 • JV (2018)
  • MVP Award
• Freedom High School
 • JV (2017)
• O’Hara Park Middle School

• Diablo 18 Black - 2021 (Outside/Libero)
• Diablo 17 Black - 2019 (Outside/DS)
• Hercules Dynamite 16 - 2018
• Diablo 16’s - 2017

Coaching History:
• Diablo 17 Black (Boys) - Assistant Coach (2023)
• Diablo 14 Brentwood - Head Coach (2023)
• Diablo 16-3 White - Assistant Coach (2023)
• Diablo 18 Black - Assistant Coach (2022)
• Diablo 13-2 Green - Assistant Coach (2022)
• Boys Clinics (2022)

Assistant Coach

Leila Caralos

Leila Caralos

Throughout my experience, volleyball has offered me a hopeful escape from everyday life. I started my volleyball career in 7th grade and fell in love with the sport. After high school, I had the passion to teach and share new skills with others. My hope is to teach others valuable life lessons and give positive memories on and off the court. I believe the players I had the honor to coach have brought me valuable lessons as well. This opportunity has allowed me to share my love, experience, and knowledge of a sport that can be played for a lifetime, promote teamwork, and build character.

I look forward to seeing what this club will bring each year!

Volleyball Player Career:
• Los Medanos College
• Diablo Volleyball Club 18 Black
• Xceleration Volleyball Club 16 White
• Red Rock Volleyball Club Beach Program
• Red Rock Volleyball Club 15-1
• Liberty High School
• Edna Hill Middle School

Coaching Experience:
• Diablo Volleyball Club 16 Brentwood
• Diablo Volleyball Club 14 Brentwood
• Diablo Volleyball Club 13-2

• BVAL Sportsmanship Award
• Most Consistent Player Award

Assistant Coach

Nani Speth

Nani Speth

Bio Coming Soon!

Tournament Schedule

Schedule is subject to change

Tournament Date Location
NCVA Non-LeagueSat. December 9, 2023TBA
NCVA Premier League QualifierSun. January 28, 2024TBA
NCVA Premier League 1Sun. February 11, 2024TBA
NCVA Premier League 2Sat. March 2, 2024TBA
NCVA Premier League 3Sun. April 7, 2024TBA
NCVA Far Western National QualifierSat. Apr 13 - Mon. Apr 15, 2024Reno, NV
NCVA Premier League 4Sat. May 4, 2024TBA
NCVA Power League RegionalsSat. May 18 - Sun. May 19, 2024TBA

Cost & Payment Schedule

Premier League Season - $2650

  • Deposit (Due at Commitment Night) - $800
  • January 15th - $750
  • February 15th - $600
  • March 15th - Remaining Balance

Cost Includes:

  • Premier League Season:
    • League & Tournament Fees
    • Coaching Fees
    • Gym Fees & Insurance
    • Uniform Items
  • NCVA Non-League
  • NCVA Far Western National Qualifier

Cost does NOT Include: Airline, Travel, Hotels, Etc.

We will accept Cash, Checks (made out to Diablo VBC), and Credit Cards (Fee - 2.925% of the total being charged)

Please mail payments to: Diablo VBC - P.O. Box 69, Concord, CA 94522 (Please do not give payments to coaches)