Damien Evans - Director
Damien is the current Varsity Boys coach at Cedarburg High School. He is USAV CAP Level 1 certified and has been involved in competitive volleyball for over 30 years. He started his career playing at Madison East High School and continued into his 20s and 30s at UW-Milwaukee and later with men's USAV teams. He has continued to play and mentor younger players since then in all formats from the beach to the hard court. He resides in Cedarburg with his wife Paula and their three children, and is committed to growing the game for boys in Southeast Wisconsin. At OVC, Coach Damien is actively engaged with all teams.
Tim Hagen - 14s Coach and Co-Director
Tim is the former head varsity boys coach at Cedarburg High School. He has been coaching volleyball on and off for the past 25+ years. He helped re-start the Shorewood high school boys volleyball program in the 1980s, and in 2014 started the boys volleyball program at Cedarburg high school where he worked to build a tradition from the ground up.
Outside of volleyball, Tim's profession is coaching in the corporate world and he is extremely well versed in coaching strategies for both kids and adults. He owns his own company where they teach management and leadership teams how to engage and develop their talent. This year at OVC we are lucky to have Tim back for his third year coaching our 14s team!
Joe Poehlmann - 14s Assistant Coach
Joe is a 4 year varsity starter for Cedarburg High School Boys Volleyball and All Conference selection 3 of those years. He is going to be an awesome assistant to Tim Hagen on the 14s team this season!
Kurt Schermacher - 15s Coach
Kurt Schermacher has been involved in volleyball both as a player & coach over the last 40 years. Coaching experience has involved Milwaukee Sting Volleyball Club, one year (1994) as Head Coach of the newly formed Pius XI High School Boy’s Varsity program, both Assistant Coach and Head Coach at West Bend East High School for the Girl’s Varsity program, Head Coach for the Plymouth High School Girl’s Varsity program, and more recently a former volunteer Assistant Coach for the Plymouth program. Kurt lives in Plymouth, Wisconsin and looks forward to getting back into coaching at the club level for the Ozaukee Volleyball Club!
Jarrod Luedtke - 15s Coach
In addition to co-coaching our 15s team, Jarrod is a Co-Director and Founder of I AM Volleyball Club. His main goal is to pass on the love of the game to as many young volleyball players as possible. Although playing volleyball is still his # 1 passion, coaching the sport has become a very close 2nd. During his coaching career Jarrod has coached 19 years of varsity volleyball (11 coaching boys and 8 coaching girls) and over 20 years of club volleyball. Jarrod is also a student of the game and has completed his CAP II certification through USA Volleyball.
Tom Scherrer - 16s HEAD COACH
Coach Tom is the current Junior Varsity Boys coach and Varsity Boys assistant coach at Shorewood High School. He has been involved in coaching volleyball since 2008, when he began his coaching career with the Trojan Volleyball Club (now Spike). Previous to that, he played libero on several highly successful Wauwatosa West Boys’ volleyball teams as well as the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee club team, with highlights including a state semifinal run his senior year of high school. He resides in Port Washington with his wife Ashley and his son Sawyer. Coach Tom is extremely passionate about assisting aspiring athletes to reach their full potential while finding enjoyment and pride in the process.
Blake Schwandt - 16s Assistant Coach
Blake is one of the starting middle hitters for the Concordia men's volleyball team and a certified official for the Badger Region Youth League.
2019 Season at Concordia: Appeared in all 24 matches and 81 sets...Had 101 kills...Hit .282 at the net...Recorded a team-high 74 blocks (seven solo, 67 assisted)...Tallied three or more blocks in 14 matches, including a career-high eight at Concordia Chicago (March 9)...Had five kills, five blocks and two assists at Illinois Tech (March 1)...Registered seven blocks in a home win over Illinois Tech (April 5) to clinch the program's first postseason appearance in the NACC Tournament.
Turner Fuhrer - Program Coach
Turner is the current libero for the Concordia men's volleyball team and a certified official for the Badger Region Youth League. He played his high school career at Kenosha Indian Trail where he won the State Sportsmanship award and made 2 WIAA State Tournament appearances.
Turner coached our 17s team in the shortened 2020 season, and will assist various teams as needed in the 2021 season. His college workload is not conducive to running his own team this season, but we are excited to have Turner back and involved with all our teams!
Brian Rushmer- Summer Program Coach
Brian is the head boys coach at Germantown High School, and head men's coach at Lakeland University. Brian has been running the summer coed sand volleyball program with OVC for the past 3 years.