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Deacon Volley Academy
Deacon Volley Academy

COACHING STAFF

 

Jen Murczek | Director

Jen Murczek is in her fourth year at Wake Forest in 2016, serving as the Director of Summer Camps and Youth Programming. Her responsibilities include servicing as the summer camp director, director of youth programming, coordinating fall and spring team travel and managing the office on a daily basis.

Murczek brings a wealth of experience from coaching volleyball at various levels over the past 10 years including varsity high school... READ MORE

 

Ken Murczek | Assistant Director

Ken Murczek enters his fourth season as the head coach of the Wake Forest volleyball team in 2016. The Demon Deacons went 12-20 and 4-16 in the ACC in his third year with the Demon Deacons in 2015.

The 2015 season was highlighted by the development of a solid core of underclassmen. The Deacs' leaders in kills, assists, blocks and digs were all freshmen or sophomores...  READ MORE

 

Stephanie Zielinski | Assistant Director

Stephanie Zielinski is in her second season as a volunteer assistant coach for the Wake Forest volleyball team in 2016.

Zielinski was a four-year starter at Rutgers from 2009-12. She finished her career with 4,255 assists and posted 1,342 assists as a senior during the 2012 season--both figures place her second all-time in Rutgers program history. Zielinski also ended her career with 1,129 digs, fifth all-time...  READ MORE

 

Diego Castaneda | Head Coach

Diego Castaneda goes into his fourth season at Wake Forest in 2016 after spending two years as an assistant under Ken Murczek at North Texas. Prior to his time at North Texas, Castaneda was at Baylor for six seasons.

Castaneda works primarily with the middle blockers at Wake Forest, along with scouting opponents using the Data Volley scouting software, overseeing team travel, acting as the compliance liaison and aiding in...  READ MORE

 

Matt Farabaugh | Head Coach

Matt Farabaugh is in his first year with Deacon Volleyball Academy.  Matt has spent the past two seasons as a volunteer assistant at Bishop McGuinness High School, and previously assisted with the Davie Dazzle Volleyball Club.

Prior to arriving in North Carolina...  READ MORE

 

TJ Cloud | Head Coach

TJ Cloud joined the Catawba College volleyball program as an assistant coach in 2013.  He came to Catawba from Wake Forest, where he was a volunteer assistant for two seasons.

Cloud began coaching for the Suwanee Sports Academy in Atlanta, GA, in 2008-09.  In 2010, he coached the 13s team for the Grand Strand Juniors and also served as an assistant coach at North Myrtle Beach High...  READ MORE