2020-2021 Season Assistant Coach: 13u Blue
Coach Dhayana was born and raised in Dominican Republic then moved to the United States at the age of
thirteen. She comes from a family of six where she is the only girl out of four siblings! Her dad raised
her and her brothers as athletes as he was an athlete himself. He used to be a baseball coach and volleyball
assistant coach. All of her brothers played sports including baseball, handball, basketball, and track and
field. She fell in love with volleyball at the age of five when her dad took her to her first volleyball practice.
She started her libero skill training at the age of 7 through the age of 13 at the Pabellon de Voleibol in Centro Olimpico Juan Pablo Duarte. In 2009, she moved to the United States but was unable to join a volleyball team in high
school as they did not have one. During her junior and senior year she became part of the Susquehanna Township Track and Field team as a Javelin thrower. After graduating high school, she attended Shippensburg University with on an academic and athletics scholarship. She stayed at “SHIP” for the first two years of her college career and had the honor of competing against D1 and D2 schools, as well as playing volleyball tournaments.
In fall 2015, she moved to Japan with her husband where they lived for four years. While in Japan, she had the wonderful opportunity of becoming involved with Japanese and American Volleyball Teams; gaining coaching experience, and playing competitively.
– Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Spanish for Business Minor From UMGC
– Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management
– Libero for the Santo Domingo Volleyball Team (11-12 Age Group)
– Libero for the Santo Domingo Volleyball Team (13-14 Age Group)
– Libero for the 18 th CES Squadron Volleyball Team
– Setter for the 18 th CES Squadron Volleyball Team
– MVP Player for the 2018-2019 Air Force Volleyball Tournaments
– 18th CES Squadron Volleyball Assistant Coach (2017)
– Kadena Children and Youth Center Assistant Coach Ages 10-14 (2018)
– 18th CES Squadron Volleyball Assistant Coach (2018)
– 18th CES Squadron Volleyball Head Coach (2019)