Job: Coach


Leigh Kiser

Leigh is a Science Teacher at Cherryville High School. She coaches Cherryville High School Varsity volleyball and Chavis Middle School volleyball. Coach Leigh has also coached 2 seasons of club ball in Shelby NC.

Billy Downey

Billy Downey is a coach at Gaston Galaxy. Graduate of UNCC with a major in Criminal Justice and minor in Biology. He is a Captain at the Gaston County Police.

Billy started his coaching baseball through a local optimist club 20 years ago. He coached travel fastpitch softball for 7 years. Currently coaches high school softball and volleyball at Piedmont Community Charter School.

Todd Sloan

Todd is the director and U13/16s coach at Gaston Galaxy. Graduate of UNCC with a BS in Computer Engineering, Todd is a Software engineer at Velocitor Solutions.

He started his coaching journey thru his children, head coaching all of their youth team sports at High 5 Sports thru Bethlehem Church.

Native to Charlotte, now local to south east Gastonia, Todd and his family love the game of volleyball. Playing sand volleyball for almost 10 years now, and coaching club volleyball for 4, he is passionate about establishing a competitive juniors club in Gaston county.