Staff

Director & Coach

Todd Sloan | todd.sloan@gastongalaxy.com | Coach’s Philosophy

Todd Sloan is the director and 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 adult competitive volleyball for a decade now, and coaching juniors for 5, it has become a dream and passion to establish a competitive juniors volleyball club in Gaston county.

Current Certifications/BG Screening:

USAV CAP I

USAV IMPACT

USAV SafeSport

USAV Junior Referee

Carolina Region Background Screening (10/28/2016)

Nationality
usa United States
Current Team
U14 Todd
Past Teams
U12, U13, U14 Joe

 

 

 

 

 

Coach

Alisa Bryson | Alisa.Bryson@gastongalaxy.com

Alisa is a coach for the Gaston Galaxy.

Current Certifications/BG Screening:

USAV IMPACT

USAV SafeSport

USAV Junior Referee

Carolina Region Background Screening (11/23/2016)

Nationality
usa United States
Current Team
U13
Past Teams
U12

 

 

 

 

 

Coach

Mindy Townsend | mindy.townsend@gastongalaxy.com

Mindy is a coach for the Gaston Galaxy.

Current Certifications/BG Screening:

USAV IMPACT

USAV SafeSport

Carolina Region Background Screening (11/15/2017)

Nationality
usa United States
Current Team
U12
Past Teams
U14 Todd

 

 

 

 

Coach

Joe Lehman | joe.lehman@gastongalaxy.com

Joe is a coach for the Gaston Galaxy.

Current Certifications/BG Screening:

USAV IMPACT

USAV SafeSport

USAV Provisional Referee

Carolina Region Background Screening (11/7/2017)

 

Nationality
usa United States
Current Team
U14 Joe
Past Teams
U14 Todd

 

 

 

 

 

Coach

Jennifer Allison | jennifer.allison@gastongalaxy.com

Jennifer is a coach for the Gaston Galaxy. Jennifer coached JV volleyball at East Lincoln High School this season.

2015-16 (NCCU): SOFTBALL: Was second on the team with 107.1 innings pitched … 2-13 record with an 5.81 ERA and 50 strikeouts … Wins against Maryland Eastern Shore and Appalachian State … Complete-game shutout with a season-high five strikeouts against UMES … Had four hits in limited at bats with four walks, three RBI, two runs scored and one double … Perfect fielding percentage on 49 chances VOLLEYBALL: Played in 16 matches and a total of 40 sets … Accumulated 22 kills, 15 blocks (3 solo, 12 assists) 11 digs and  three assists …  Season-high six kills and five block assists against Norfolk State for 8.5 points.

2014-15 (Louisburg): SOFTBALL: batted .348 with 37 RBI, 32 runs, 11 doubles, one triple and one home run … 2-2 record, four saves, 3.24 ERA and 28 strikeouts pitching 45.1 innings … VOLLEYBALL: Played in 19 of 21 volleyball matches for the Hurricanes … totaled 67 kills, 42 digs, 25 blocks, six aces and two assists … averaged 3.19 kills and 1.19 blocks per set …

2013-14 (Louisburg): Only played softball for the Hurricanes as a freshman … on the mound, she had an 8-7 records, one save, 4.04 ERA and 50 strikeouts in 85 innings of work … batted .384 with 22 RBI, 17 runs, five doubles and one home run

HIGH SCHOOL: Volleyball captain at East Lincoln High School … softball first team all-region … Female Athlete of the Year

Nationality
usa United States
Current Team
U13

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach

Ashley Britton | ashley.britton@gastongalaxy.com

Ashley is a coach for the Gaston Galaxy. Ashley is from Henrico, NC. She played college volleyball at Louisburg and Fayetteville State University as a MH/MB. Ashley play high school volleyball at Brunswick Academy Lawrenceville VA.

Nationality
usa United States
Current Team
U13

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach

Allison Haun | Allison.Haun@gastongalaxy.com

Allison is a coach for the Gaston Galaxy.

Current Certifications/BG Screening:

USAV IMPACT

USAV SafeSport

USAV Junior Referee

Carolina Region Background Screening (11/23/2016)

Nationality
usa United States
Current Team
U14 Joe, U14 Todd
Past Teams
U13

 

 

 

 

 

Coach

Robbie Raby | robbie.raby@gastongalaxy.com

Robbie is a coach for the Gaston Galaxy. Robbie is the Varsity volleyball coach at Piedmont Community Charter School.

Current Certifications/BG Screening:

USAV IMPACT

USAV SafeSport

NFHS (National Federation of High Schools) Volleyball

Carolina Region Background Screening (11/15/2017)

Nationality
usa United States
Current Team
U15
Past Teams
U14 Joe

 

 

 

 

 

Coach

Billy Downey | billy.downey@gastongalaxy.com

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.

NFHS (National Federation of High Schools) Volleyball & Softball

Concussion Protocol

First Aid

Nationality
usa United States
Current Team
U15

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coach

Leigh Kiser | leigh.kiser@gastongalaxy.com

Leigh is a coach for the Gaston Galaxy. 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 volleyball in Shelby NC.

Current Certifications/BG Screening:

USAV IMPACT

USAV SafeSport

Nationality
usa United States
Current Team
U14 Joe, U14 Todd

 

 

 

 

 

Coach

Kayla Moss | kayla.moss@gastongalaxy.com

Kayla is a coach for the Gaston Galaxy.

Nationality
usa United States
Current Team
U12