Melinda Espinoza, Head Varsity Coach
Melinda Espinoza is in her 7th year at Bourgade Catholic as the Head Volleyball Coach and this is her 17th season coaching high school volleyball. Before arriving at Bourgade Catholic, she coached at St. Mary's and Central High School. She also has been involved in club volleyball for 5 years, coaching ages from 12 - 18. Melinda is from Michigan and has established Phoenix as her home since attending Arizona State University. She currently is a 7th grade math teacher in the Litchfield School District. Melinda is the wife of Mike Espinoza, a member of the Bourgade Catholic Football Coaching Staff; they have 4 children.
Monique Russell, Assistant Varsity Coach and Head Freshman Coach
Monique Russell is in her fourth year as a Bourgade Catholic coach, at both the Freshman & Varsity levels. As an Arizona native, graduating from St. Mary’s High School, and a 4-year letterman, she was awarded to the All-Freshman Team in 2005, the 2nd Team All-Region in 2007, and 1st Team All-Region in 2008. After graduating, Monique ventured across the country to Florida on a Division-I Volleyball scholarship to Stetson University, playing in every match since Freshman year. She was the record holder for season digs, careers digs, and record high for aces in 2012. Monique returned to her hometown after graduating with a BA in Psychology. Since 2013, she has coached club volleyball for various age groups during Bourgade Catholic's off-season.
Logan Miller, Head JV Coach
Logan Miller is in his 1st year at Bourgade Catholic as the JV Volleyball Coach. Before arriving at Bourgade Catholic, he coached club volleyball for two years, ages 12-16. Before coaching, Logan played for Perry High School in Gilbert, AZ and assisted them to two consecutive playoff runs finishing 5th in state both years. Logan also has four years of club experience playing with East Valley Juniors and Arizona Primitive. In his last 18's season, he finished 3rd overall in the Arizona Region. Logan is from Phoenix, AZ and is currently attending Grand Canyon University. He is pursuing a degree in information technology with an emphasis in cyber security.