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DG Warriors Volleyball Coaching Staff

Dawn Stepic, Volleyball Director
Derick Polk, Assistant Volleyball Director
Mary Tout
Diana Ford

Coach Dawn Stepic

Dawn Stepic, Director

“My commitment will always be to the children and providing a safe and positive atmosphere to teach the sport of volleyball. ”

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Derick

Derick Polk
Assistant Volleyball Director


Born Cleveland, Ohio
Head Coach DG Warriors JO 13s & 14s
Head Volleyball Coach, Hawken Middle School 7/8th Grade

Basketball
High School: Cleveland Central Catholic, Graduated 1978
Attended and played at Arizona Western College 1978-1980
Attended and played at The Ohio State University 1980-1983
Graduated B.A.Degree in Recreation Education

Professional Career
Played in Belgium
Played in Australia
Played in Brazil
Played in C.B.A.
Played with Harlem Globetrotters

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Coach Mary Tout

Mary Tout

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Diana Ford

Diana Ford

Volleyball Coaching Positions
• Miami University Head Coach
• Capital University Head Coach
• Bexley High School Head Coach
• Illinois State University Assistant Coach Graduate Assistant
• Otterbein College Head Coach
• Wright Patterson Air Force Woman USA Volleyball Team in Dayton
• Solon High School JV Volleyball Coach 2012 & 2013
• Hawken Upper School JV Volleyball Coach 2010 & 2012
• Sports Imports Volleyball Camps at Wright State University (US Men's Team training at Wright State)

Volleyball Referee
• Former Big Ten Conference
• Former MidAmerican Conference
• Ohio Athletic Conference and NAIA Volleyball Referee thru Fall 2009
• Baldwin Wallace, John Carroll, Case Western, Ursuline College, Notre Dame College
• Former OHSAA Volleyball Official
• Former USA National Volleyball Official (Among first six women in US & first in Region)

Recognition
• OHSAA Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame
• Big Ten Conference Whistle of Pride Award

Volleyball Related Positions
• First Chairman of OHSAA Volleyball Board
• Organized OHSAA State Volleyball Coaches Clinics
• Miami University Athletic Board for the Sport of Volleyball
• Wright State University Volleyball Coaching Classes for area high school coaches
• On-court volunteer, 1996 Olympics, 4 weeks in Atlanta

Playing Experience
• Fairmount West High School
• Ohio State University
• USVBA Volleyball Team in Columbus

Education
• BS in Physical Education, The Ohio State University
• Masters in Education, Illinois State University
• OHSAA Coaching Clinics, 2010-2013
• Workshops: Doug Beal, Mick Haley, Mary Jo Peppler, etc.

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