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University of Nevada
Denise is currently the head coach at Menlo College, where the team went 22-9 in her first season. Prior to Menlo, Denise spent 6 years running the USA Volleyball Girls’ High Performance National Team Program, directing programs for the nation’s top players and coaches and traveling internationally with the U.S. Youth and Junior National Teams.
She served as the Team Leader for the U.S. Women’s National Team in the 2012 - 2016 quadrennial, helping Team USA earn the first ever gold medal at the 2014 FIVB World Championship and a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games.
Denise has founded and directed several volleyball clubs, served on volleyball club boards, and coached teams at all levels throughout her career. Besides coaching club and high school teams in the United States, she has coached in countries in Central America, South America, Asia, and all over Europe through outreach programs and coaching USA Development Teams.
Denise earned dual degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada and a masters degree in Sports Management while playing for their volleyball team.