14Elsa -- Elsa Krieg & Candace Zane
14G    -- Matt Bledig & Emily Broerman

Elsa Krieg
elsa@coloradojuniors.org

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts- Interpersonal Communication with a minor in Family Studies, 2015
  • Master of Science- Physical Education with a concentration in Sports Administration, 2017

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

University of New Mexico 2011-2014

  • Varsity Letterman freshman year
  • 8th in Mountain West in hitting percentage as a freshman (.306)
  • Ranks 1st in UNM history for most aces in a match (8)
  • Ranks 6th in UNM history hitting efficiency (.291)
  • Team Captain Senior Year
  • Sheraton Airport/Comcast Lobo Invite All-Tournament Team 2012
  • Sheraton Airport/LA Boxing Lobo Classic All-Tournament Team 2012
  • All Academic Mountain West 2012-2014

Colorado Juniors 14’s-18’s (2007-2011)

  • 5 year starting middle blocker
  • 4 time Rocky Mountain Region Team

Middle Park High School

  • Metro League Team Honorable Mention (2007)
  • 3x Frontier League MVP (’08, ’09, ’10)
  • 3A All State Honorable Mention (2008)
  • 3A All State Second Team (2009)

Coaching Experience

  • University of New Mexico Volleyball Camps
  • NM Juniors Club Head/Assistant Coach
  • Albuquerque Rebels Volleyball Club Head Coach

Matt Bledig  matt@coloradojuniors.org

Coaching Experience 
Club:
Colorado Juniors – Monument, CO - Full time lead coach
2012 - 14M - 7th 14Open USAV Nationals and Region Champs
2012 - 13L - 29th 13National USAV Nationals and Region/JNQ Champs
2011 - 14M - 21st 14Open USAV Nationals and 4th 15’s Region Championship
2011 - 13L - 27th 13National USAV Nationals and JNQ Champs
2010 - 14M - 25th 14Open USAV Nationals and Region Champs
2010 - 13L - 5th Asics Nationals - 14s division and 5th in JNQ
2009 - 16M - 2nd Asics Nationals - 17s division and Region Champs
2009 - 15S - 26th 15Open USAV Nationals and JNQ Champs
Court Masters – Dubuque, IA
2007 - Head Coach - 16-1 - top 4 in Iowa Region
2003 and 2004 - Assistant Coach - 18-1 - qualified for nationals both seasons
Iowa Rockets – Iowa City, IA
2002 - Head Coach 18-1, Assistant Coach 15-1 - qualified for nationals
2001 - Head Coach 17-1, Assistant Coach 14-1 - qualified for nationals
College:
Assistant Coach - University of Wisconsin Platteville, 2006 & 2007
Assistant Coach - Clarke College, 2002 (Dubuque, IA)
High School:
Assistant Coach - Air Academy, 2009-Current (Colorado Springs, CO)
Assistant Coach - Wasson High School, 2008 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Assistant Coach - Iowa City Regina, 2001 (Iowa City, IA)
Summer Camps Coach:
Colorado Juniors VBC, Pine Creek, Air Academy, Cheyenne Mountain
University of Wisconsin Madison – named coach of the week by Pete Waite
University of Wisconsin Platteville, Washington University St. Louis
Michigan State University, University of Minnesota

Playing Experience
Clarke College 2003 & 2004 (Dubuque, IA)
Left side in 03 and setter/team captain in 04
Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association - academic all conference
University of Iowa 1999-2002 (Iowa City, IA)
Left side and Setter
Treasurer in 99, Vice President in 01 & 02
Hawkeye Spring Fling MVP in 02
Shoreline VBC 1997-1999 (Lake Forest, IL)
Left side and setter
Niles North High School 1996-1999 (Skokie, IL)
Middle and left side


Candace Zane

Education
Southwest Baptist University-Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Management, Minor in Business Administration
ThunderRidge High School 1998-2002
Coaching Experience
2015 Colorado Volleyball Association 15 Navy Co Head Coach
2014 Colorado Volleyball Association 15 Navy Assistant Coach
20012-20013 Colorado Volleyball Association 12 Navy Head Coach
2011 Colorado Performance 13UA Assistant Coach
2009-2010 Colorado Performance 15PTH Assistant Coach
Playing Experience
4 Year High School Experience – 3 Years Varsity
4 Year College Experience – 2 Year Captain
4 year MIAA Academic Honor Roll
1st in Career Service Aces
4th in Sets Played
6th in Career Assists
2 Year Club at HRCA VBC

3 Year Club at Boulder Volleyball Club