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2018 Boys Volleyball Coaching Staff

JOHN KESTERSON - VARSITY HEAD COACH

Kesterson took over the program for the 2017 season from Mitch Allard, winning a school-record 32 matches. Kesterson started coaching in 1987 while serving in the Navy. Playing rugby and volleyball throughout his eleven years in the Navy, he played USVBA open indoor and beach volleyball all through the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s. He has coached at the grade school, club, and high school levels in Florida, Connecticut, California, Virginia, and Indiana. He was on the staff for two high school state championships teams in Virginia and Indiana. After the Navy, John returned to Indy and was the Head JV/Assistant Varsity Boys Volleyball coach at Cathedral High School from 1999-2001. In 2010 he and Mitch Allard started the Boys Volleyball program at St. Jude, where he remains the Cadet A Coach. In 2014, he joined the coaching staff at Roncalli. He is a member of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), USA Volleyball, and the National Federation of State High Schools. He has received the AVCA Victory Club Award for having over 100 victories as a high school head coach. Kesterson has Bachelor of Science degree from Old Dominion University and a Master of Science degree from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He is an Engineering Manager for SAIC. John and his wife Ann (R’93) have two children, John (R’21) and Katherine (R’22), and are parishioners at St. Jude.




MARK EILAND - JR. VARSITY HEAD COACH

Eiland is in his third year as the head coach for the JV boys volleyball team and fourth year overall in the Roncalli program. He has coached boys volleyball at St. Barnabas since 2011. Eiland played men’s and co-ed competitive volleyball for more than 30 years. He started a USVBA team in 1986 and has been a player/coach for teams in the Lone Star region, the Old Dominion region and the Hoosier region. He is the owner of Eiland Home Improvement, LLC, a home improvement company. He is married to Mary Eiland, the JV boys assistant coach, and they have two sons, Sam (R’19) and Luke (R’21) and are parishioners at St. Barnabas.




MARY EILAND - JR. VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH

Mary is in her second year as an assistant coach for the JV boys’ volleyball team at Roncalli. She has been the boys’ volleyball program coordinator for the past five years and a CYO boys’ volleyball coach for seven years at St. Barnabas. Mary is a graduate of Western Kentucky University where she was a four-year student-athlete for the Division I women’s volleyball program where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. She currently works in Championship Marketing and Ticketing at the NCAA. Prior to the NCAA, Mary worked in the athletic departments at James Madison University and the University of Texas. She is married to Mark Eiland, the JV boys’ head coach, and they have two sons, Sam (R’19) at Roncalli, and Luke (R’21) at St. Barnabas.




CASSIE MARSH - FRESHMAN HEAD COACH

Marsh is in her second season at Roncalli High School. She also coaches club volleyball at The Academy Volleyball Club and has been the 16-1 head coach for the boys program during the 2015 - 2017 seasons while also being the Assistant Boys Director starting the 2016 season. Cassie was a four-year starter in college playing at Alderson-Broaddus (NCAA Div. II), in Philippi, WV. Prior to her collegiate career, she began her club years at Wave, where she played middle in the 16s division as a 14-year-old. She then went on to play for Munciana from 2004-2008. She was a four-year starter as an Opposite Hitter for Shenandoah High School in Middletown, IN. In high school, she earned all-conference honors her junior and senior years for the Raiders and many other accolades. She is the Manager of Finance and Programs at a non-profit organization, Complete College America, located in Indianapolis, and has a bachelor's in elementary education.

Today's Events

General (2)

  • Senior Retreat
    Time: All Day
  • Lunch Asian Bar
    Time: All Day
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Athletics (2)

  • (V) Swimming and Diving (Boys) - Brebeuf Jesuit (HOME)
    Time: 5:00 pm
  • (V) Swimming and Diving (Girls) - Brebeuf Jesuit (HOME)
    Time: 5:00 pm
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Service (6)

  • OLG Extended Care
    Time: 3:30 pm
  • Making Memories Daycare and Preschool
    Time: 3:15 pm
  • St. Jude Aftercare Program
    Time: 3:15 pm
  • St. Barnabas Aftercare
    Time: 3:30 pm
  • St. Barnabas Aftercare
    Time: 3:30 pm
  • HOPE - Joy's House
    Time: 3:30 pm
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Co-curriculars (3)

  • Rebel Buddies
    Time: 3:15 pm
  • Four Paws Club
    Time: 3:05 pm
  • Rebel Buddies
    Time: 3:10 pm
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Fine Arts (0)

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