Matthew McElhiney – Head Varsity Coach (11th Season at BR)
Head Beach Coach (4th Season) / 941.962.4859

  • PCA Certified
  • USAV IMPACT Certified
  • USAV Beach IMPACT Certified
  • USAV Safe Sport Certified
  • 4th Grade Math/Science Teacher at Tara Elementary
  • Indoor Director WAVE Volleyball Club
  • Owner/Director Wave Beach Volleyball Club
  • 20 Years Coaching HS & Club Volleyball
  • Club Teams have Qualified 4 times for the US Junior Olympics
  • Finished 3rd at AAU Nationals and 5th at USAV Nationals in 2019.
  • 2018 & 2019 State Semi-Finalist for High School Beach Volleyball
  • 2018 & 2019 Regional Champions for High School Beach Volleyball


Frank Casaine – JV Head Coach (3rd Season at BR) / 941.201.2581

  • PCA Certified
  • USAV IMPACT Certified
  • Safe Sport Certified
  • Currently coaches for WAVE Volleyball Club

Coach Frank has been around volleyball for 35 years as a player and a coach. His love for the game of Volleyball began in high school, continued in College where he attended and played at LeMoyne College, in Syracuse, NY.

Franks coaching career began as a student athlete in college, where he coached Volleyball at the Jewish Community Center in Dewitt, NY. After graduating in 1991, Frank has coached in various capacities, in various Clubs on the east coast US. During his tenure Frank has coached various players that have moved on to play or have played NCAA volleyball.

When not coaching, Frank serves as Divisional Vice President of Logistics for Bealls Outlet Stores. Frank is married to Irmarie for 23 years and have three daughters.


Carolyne Casaine

Caronlyne Casaine- Freshman Coach (2nd Season at BR) / 540.849.5611

  • USAV IMPACT Certified
  • Safe Sport Certified
  • Currently coaches for WAVE Volleyball Club

Past Coaches

Ashley Hagood – 3 years JV/Freshman
Jon Sherfy – 2 years JV/Freshman
Lacey Blackman – 2 years JV
Nathan Pickett – 2 years JV
Amelia Levy – 2 years JV
Whitney McElhiney – 1 year JV
Jessie Jones – 1 year JV
Stephanie Knispel – 1 year JV
Steve Haugh – 2 years Head Varsity
Chad Sutton – 1 year JV
Erin Spivey – 1 year JV
Nicki Vaporis – 2 years Head Varsity
Ellie Loge – 2 years JV
Kevin Thompson – 2 years Head Varsity