Meet the Coaches
Chelsea has served as the Pinnacle Tahoe Volleyball Club Director since 2018 and is currently the North Tahoe High School Varsity Coach.
Overholt was an All-Region outside hitter and a two-time Northeast 10 All-Conference star at Adelphi University, where she racked up more than 1,000 kills and 661 digs in her four-year career. Overholt was part of the team that played in four consecutive NCAA tournaments and was on Adelphi’s first NE-10 conference championship team in 2011.
After her stellar collegiate career, Overholt spent a year playing professionally in England while pursuing a master’s degree at Durham University, one of the top business institutions in the World. She will obtain the business management degree this fall once she completes her thesis. While at Durham she coached the University’s women’s B team.
Aside from being a leader on the Adelphi volleyball team, Overholt was a scholar with many academic awards including the D2ADA Academic Achievement Award, NE-10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll, NE-10 Academic All-Conference Team and was a recipient of the Adelphi Academic Success Scholarship.
At Flint High School, Overholt was a three-time All-State volleyball player in volleyball and twice made the All-State basketball teams.
Overholt graduated Magna Cum Laude from Adelphi in 2013 as a four-time Dean’s Lister with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
Jillian Akers has helped coach Pinnacle volleyball teams since 2018 and is currently the Truckee High School Varsity Assistant Coach.
Akers was a standout at Truckee HS where she was voted All-State 3A MVP and All Mount Rose League MVP.