1975-1977: Spring Valley High School. Columbia, SC. All- State Player
1977-1981: College of Charleston, Charleston SC. All-State and All-Region Player. Inducted into the College of Charleston Athletic Hall of Fame
1997: Inducted into the College of Charleston Athletic Hall of Fame
1981-1985: USAV Player indoor and outdoor (grass triples and beach).
1986-1987: Started the first Women’s Club team while in Graduate School at UT
1988-2005: Played on a number of USAV teams, traveled nationally and competed at USAV nationals. Earned 3 gold medals and 1 silver.
1993: Started coaching for Smoky Mountain Jrs. Volleyball Club (SMJVC)
1996-2002: Coached at University of Tennessee, Furman University and Florida State summer
1997-2008: Full-time director of SMJVC. Coached a myriad of age group teams during that tenure (12’s, 14’s, 16’s and 18’s).
2010: Inducted into the Greater Knoxville Athletic Hall of Fame as a volleyball coach.
2010 – present: Head Volleyball Coach at Oak Ridge High School, Oak Ridge, TN.
National Board Certification for Coaches
1999-2001 Assistant East Ridge Middle School
2001-2008 Head Coach Jefferson Middle School
2007-2008 Assistant Coach S.M.J.V.C.
2008-2012 Assistant and Head Coach K2 Volleyball Club
2009-2012 Head Coach Bearden Middle School
2012-2014 Head Coach Bearden High School
2014 Served as KVA 17s coach, private coach,
Entered Southern Region as a #1 seed
2004-2013 Head Coach - Carson-Newman University
Was Ranked as high as 42nd among winningest active DII coaches in the nation
Current winningest volleyball coach for Carson-Newman
3 consecutive NCAA appearances (2008, 09, 10)
2 top 32 in nation finishes (09, 10)
2 SAC tourament finals (2007 and 2009)
Led nation in blocks per set 2007
2nd in nation in blocks per set 2010
Coached D2 nations leading blocker and digger
1999-2003 Top assistant -East Tennessee State University.
Setters and Outside Hitters Coach In 2001 - Coached/Trained the Southern Conference Player of the Year (Transfer Setter from Ohio State U) and the 2002 Southern Conference Freshman of the Year.
Started and developed the USAV Buccaneer Junior Volleyball Club which was comprised of over 100 athletes in the Upper East Tennessee area.
1997-2000 Personal Strength Trainer Fitness Center
1997-1999 Served as an academic advisor for the ETSU Athletic Department.
1997-1998 Top assistant - Milligan College in Johnson City
Head coach -Conway Christian High School in Conway, SC
Head coach - Tazewell High School in Tazewell, Virginia.
Played at King University as a Middle Blocker/Hitter
4 year playing record of 164-36
4 Conference Championship Titles
Inducted into King Hall of Fame on Teams Success
Numerous Overseas Mission Trips with volleyball teams
Assistant Coach at Rogers High School in Florence AL
Assistant Coach at Farragut High School
2005-2008 Farragut High School Volleyball
2009-2012 University of North Alabama
2005 JV Team Award
2006 JV MVP
2007 All-District Team
2007 District IV-AAA All-Tournament Team
2008 Varsity MVP
2008 District IV-AAA Best Hitter
2008 All District Team
2008 Region II AAA All-Tournament Team
2008 All-KIL Volleyball Team
2008 All-PrepXtra Volleyball Team
2008 All-State Volleyball Team
2009 TACA East All-Star Team
2009 All-GSC Volleyball Team
2009 Gulf South Conference Freshman of the Year
2011 GSC All-Tournament Team
• Archbishop Keough High School, Baltimore Varsity
and JV 2 years
• USVBA women’s team, Washington, D.C. 1 year
• Various recreation teams Fairfax, Virginia 11 years
• CBFO: 13 teams over 6 years
• Karns Middle School - 2 years
• SMJVC - 3 years
• Farragut Middle School - 1 year
• K2 -2 years
• 33 years playing volleyball
• 4 years Grissom High School Volleyball team
• MVP 1987,1986
• Best Defensive Player 1985
• Regional MPV 1987
• State Champions 1985, 1986
• 4 years Huntingdon College Volleyball team
• Regional Freshman of the Year 1987
• Regional Champs 1988,1990,1991
• MVP 1991
• Regional Top Blocker 1990
• Coaching for 6 years
• ORV Coach for 4 years
• CBFO for 2 years
Chiropractor and Knoxville native
1995-97: Played at Ambassador University in Texas
2003: Won USAV Hi Neighbor Tournament in Asheville
2002-08: Coached at SMJVC
2010-13: Coached at K2
• 2013-Present Powell High School Head Volleyball Coach
• 2011-2012 Graduate Assistant Volleyball Coach Carson- Newman College Jefferson City, TN
• 2008-2009 Student Assistant Volleyball Coach Carson- Newman College Jefferson City, TN
• 2006-2008 Carson-Newman College Jefferson City, TN Player
• 2005-2006 Tusculum College Greeneville, TN Player
• 2001-2004 Daniel Boone High School Gray, TN All State Player
• Farragut Middle School, Physical Education
• Building Level Technology Coach
• Gardening Club Sponsor
• Farragut High School, Asst. Volleyball Coach
Brendon Cleer served as head volleyball coach at Zachary High School in Baton Rouge for 3 years. During his tenure, his teams were district champions all 3 years and competed in the state tournament 2 of the 3 years earning a 2nd place finish. Coach Cleer was voted district coach of the year all 3 years. Additionally, he has coached middle school boys and girls teams and has worked for over a decade teaching volleyball skills in the classroom and encouraging boys and girls in the Knoxville area to become involved in the sport of volleyball as players, coaches, and officials. Coach Cleer has served as assistant volleyball coach at Farragut High School for 13 years during which FHS teams have made 6 state tournament appearances.
Roxanne Acree currently serves on the University of Tennessee Volleyball coaching staff as the director of operations. She moved to Knoxville in the Spring of 2014 to join the Lady Vol coaching staff.
During her time at Louisville as an undergrad, Acree coached three different volleyball programs including assisting at Assumption High School, whose Varsity team won the Kentucky state championship and earned a No. 5 national ranking in 2013.
Acree also coached and worked at the KiVA Volleyball Club, the club where she played in high school. While at the club, which boasts 46 national championships, Acree directed summer and fall junior league camps which boasted 400+ athletes ranging from ages 4-16.
The major project she worked on was the Bluegrass Tournament, a two-day annual event that consisted of 750+ teams from the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, the largest two-day junior volleyball event in the country.
Also while at Louisville, Acree worked as an Athletics Operations Assistant where she coordinated game day and special events including athletic banquets, games, team travel and alumni events.
A native of Louisville, Ky., Acree began her playing career at Indiana University - Southeast before transferring back to her hometown university.
Acree's mother, Crystal, was a middle blocker for the Cardinals while her father, Hal, was a catcher on the baseball team and an assistant coach post-graduation. She has an older brother, Christopher, a younger brother, Nathaniel, and a little sister, Hallee.
- Assistant Coach Bearden High School 2011-current
- K2 13-regional 2012
- Played at Bearden High School from 2006-2010
- Played SMJVC 2006-2010
2013-14 Coach at KVA
Four years coaching at Indy Juniors volleyball club
2012-Team finished 5th at Nationals
2013- Team finished 3rd at Nationals
2006-2008 Indy Juniors Volleyball club
2004-2008 Fishers High School
2008-2009 Dominican University
2010 – 2014 CBFO Head Coach
8 seasons coaching a total of 12 teams 4th – Middle School
Competitive League Experience
2014 Gold Division 1st Place
2013 Fall Gold Division 1st Place
2013 Spring Gold Division 2nd Place
History coaching as both assitant and head coach.
Played volleyball high school into freshman year in college.
I am a mother of two little girls, and I have been a teacher for three years.
I enjoy coaching and helping young athletes grow into young adults. It is my goal to positively touch lives in any way possible especially through volleyball.
2013-Present - Farragut Middle School Coach
*2013 - Knox Volley Tournament Champions
*2013 - KVA MIddle School Tournament Champions
*2014 - Rocky Top Sports World Champions
*2014 - Grace Christian Middle School Champions
*2014 - Junior Buccaneer (ETSU) Volleyball Classic Champions
*2014 - Knox Volley Tournament Champions
2011-2014- CBFO Volleyball Coach
*2014 - 2nd place Middle School Competitive
*2011 - 2nd place 3rd/4th division
1990-1992 - High School Referee
*Traveled regionally as a high school referee
*Played Volleyball at T.C. Roberson High School
• Head Coach Bearden Middle School Lady Bruins Volleyball
• Played for Carter High School Varsity 2004-2007
• Team Captain 2006-2007
• TSSAA All District Player 2006-2007
• Played for SMJVC Club 2004-2006
2013: HVA Assistant Volleyball Coach
2009-2012: HVA volleyball team member
2010: JV Captain
2011-2012 Varsity Captain
2011: All district Honorable mention
2012: All District
2008: SMJVC Member-Captain
2009-2012: Phoenix Rising Volleyball Club member -Captain
Assitant Coach 18Red team 2013-14
Four years of coaching/reffing CBFO volleyball
2013 Assistant Coach for Hardin Valley’s junior varsity team.
2009 Rookie of the Year
2009 All District
2010 All District
2011 All District
2011 Defensive Player of the Year
2011 Tournament MVP
2012 All District
2012 All Region
2012 District MVP
Currently a 5th-year student at UTK majoring in Materials Science and Engineering
2014-Present: Assistant Coach at Austin-East Magnet High School
2010-Present: UT Women's Club Volleyball
2007-2010: Tennessee Elite Volleyball Association (TEVA), Bristol, TN
2008-2010: Science Hill HS, Johnson City, TN - Varsity Captain
2006-2008: Providence Academy, Johnson City, TN
2006-2007: Northeast Tennessee Volleyball Club (NETVC), Bristol, TN
TSSAA High School Official
Karns High School Assistant Coach 2014-2015
Fairwinds Christian High School, Newark, DE: 2004-2007
The Crown College, Powell, TN: 2008-2011
Maryville Christian School, Head Coach, Maryville, TN: 2012
The Crown College, Assistant Coach, Powell, TN: 2012
The Crown College, Head Coach, Powell, TN" 2013- Present
2004-2008 Oak Ridge High School
2008-2012 Bryan College
Current grass/sand player
2006-2007 Assistant coach at Robertsville Middle School
2012-2014 Assistant coach at Oak Ridge High School
I am a fourth grade teacher at Northshore Elementary and I love coaching and playing volleyball! I enjoy traveling and playing in grass and sand tournaments across the southeast.