Coach ‘Em Up Certified Coaches are trained to deliver the signature Coach ‘Em Up curriculum and enthusiasm for the game. These strong teachers are dedicated to the philosophy, the teaching methodologies, the language of consistent coaching cue words and phrases, and to the love and passion we extend to every child.

If you’d like to schedule lessons for your child or team with a CEU Coach, contact us for details.

Michael Mann

Coach 'Em Up Certified Coach since 2010
Professional Trainer

Lake Travis Youth Association Select Head Coach & Clinic Lead (CEU)
West Austin Youth Association Clinic Lead (CEU)
Area Select Team Coach
Austin Toros Camp Director
ASC 1st Team Defensive Player
Concordia University 4-year Starter 2010
Concordia University Team Defense MVP 2010

Jenn Winkler

Coach 'Em Up Certified Coach since 2014

Attended James Bowie High School, Austin Texas, and lettered in Volleyball, Basketball, Softball

Attended Tarleton State University and played Softball from 1995-1997, earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a Master’s in Business Administration.

7 years’ experience coaching Softball and Volleyball, and have been playing Softball and Volleyball for over 27 years

Working with youth in the community since 2001

William Bellessis, "Coach B"

Coach 'Em Up Certified Coach since 2017

Over twenty-five years of both classroom teaching and coaching experiences throughout the country
Basketball camp specialist for both boys and girls at several prestigious universities including University of Texas, Baylor University, and Indiana University
Indoor and outdoor volleyball personal trainer, nutrition counselor, and fitness guide for athletes of all ages
Former AAU,  junior high, and senior high school basketball coach in Indiana
Coached middle school and high girls volleyball and softball in Indiana
Over 12 years experience umpiring both girls softball and boys baseball of all age groups
Played collegiate basketball, professional sand volleyball, and proud father of two wonderful children

Leigha Whitmire

Coach 'Em Up Certified Coach since 2010

Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts and Photography, Texas State University, Summa Cum Laude
Division II NCAA Athlete, St. Edward’s University Women’s Volleyball
Texas State University Women’s Club Volleyball
Paragon Preparatory head volleyball coach, with 2 Championships
Dallas Premier Volleyball Club
District 13-4A MVP, Woodrow Wilson High School, Dallas, TX

LaTasha Walker