Coaches and Staff

Board of Directors

Taylor London, President / Treasurer

Taylor has a Business Degree from Washington State University with a major in Accounting.  She spends her day working as an accountant, specializing in managerial accounting, contracts and risk management.  She also breeds German Shepherds with her husband, Joel. Taylor jumped at the opportunity to run a volleyball club that allows all athletes, from all walks of life, an opportunity to play!  This is Taylor's 5th year on the Board of Directors at Axiom.  Her mission is to provide as many opportunities to athletes and families as she possibly can and to introduce the sport of volleyball to as many kids as she can, and promises to run Axiom in such a way to make this mission possible.   Taylor was able to start Axiom's first ever sand volleyball season in 2021, as well as providing outdoor beach, conditioning and vertical jump clinics to anyone who wanted to be involved. Axiom's summer beach teams continue to be successful each year. Taylor is always 100% invested in Axiom and its athletes, and will go the extra mile to make sure that all athletes have access to opportunities.

Kindell Souders, Vice President / Director of Operations

Kindell graduated college in 2016 from Washington State University with a Degree in Business and a focus in Accounting. She has expanded her business experience over the years with various roles including management, business finances, and serves as a community advocate. Kindell has been heavily involved in the volleyball community for over 12 years. This will be her 6th year with AVC, and 3nd year on the board as the Director of Operations.

Roberta Belisle, Director / Tournament Facilitator

Roberta has her Bachelors in Business from Warner Pacific, but currently chases her kids around. Married with three kids, Roberta spends her time reading and being active with her family. She is excited to put her organizational skills to use and be an asset to the club!   This is Roberta's 2nd year on the board, but has been involved in managerial roles with Axiom for years.

Tonisha Falconer, Board Member / Executive Assistant

Tonisha is married with two kids, one of which has fallen in love with Axiom Volleyball. She has enjoyed playing sports all of her life and now enjoys watching her kids be able to participate in the sports they love. In her spare time she enjoys hanging with the family and making memories. This is first year being part of Axiom's staff, helping with accounting, fundraising and newest board member. She enjoys being part of the Axiom Team and can't wait to continue to learn more about Volleyball. 


Taylor London - 18 National Head Coach & Offense Coach

Coach Tay started playing volleyball at age 9.  She fell in love immediately and played all through school.  Taylor played as a DS and OH/OP for a prominent club in SE Portland and for Centennial High School.  She helped her school make it to the state championships in her Junior year.  Taylor had offers to play at the collegiate level but decided to focus on school and continued playing competitive adult volleyball and began coaching club volleyball at age 19.  Taylor has coached at other clubs in the Vancouver area but started coaching at Axiom during the 2018-2019 season. She has coached teams in all age groups: 18u, 16u, 14u and 12u and saw a great deal of wins and growth in her athletes. Taylor is highly competitive and coaches to win; focusing on mental toughness and discipline.  Coach Tay has high school coaching experience as well, and works with younger age groups (as young as 5 yo) at Vancouver Rec whenever she can.  She invests a great deal of extra time in her athletes with private lessons, clinics, open gyms, and mentoring.  She works with coaches too, especially the younger ones, and gets them ready to become head coaches some day. Coach Tay also coaches sand volleyball and takes doubles and quad teams to Seaside, OR every summer.  She is also involved in helping athletes who want to play in college, setup with a profile on SportsRecruits and get noticed by college coaches. Coach Tay wants to bring her love of the game to all the athletes she meets and is focused on the club’s mission to help each participant reach their highest potential in volleyball and gain the confidence to achieve their goals.    

Kindell Souders - 16-1/14-1 Head Coach & Setting Coach

Kindell is a WSU grad who has played volleyball for over 20 years specializing as a setter/defensive specialist. She previously played for Camas High School, various CEVA teams, and the University of Idaho Collegiate Club Team. Kindell has been involved with running youth camps and college tournaments to stay involved over the years. With a passion for coaching she spent a year coaching for the Special Olympics. She has over 12 years of coaching experience, including both club and high school, and looks forward to developing the skills needed for her players to advance. This will be her sixth year with AVC, and she is still actively involved in adult leagues throughout the area, as well as serving on the board with CEVA. She knows that through hard work, dedication, and a good attitude we will be able to have another awesome season.   

Rylee Butler - 14-2 Head Coach

Rylee started playing volleyball in 6th grade and immediately fell in love! She played until her high school graduation for both school and club. Volleyball helped her find her voice and my confidence, on and off the court and she hopes to do the same for my players throughout the season. This will be her second year coaching, and she is excited to have fun and watch everyone grow!

Heather Flannagan -    15-1 Head Coach

Heather began playing volleyball at age 13 and quickly fell in love with the sport. She played for Adidas NWJRS during the club season, and Corbett Middle/High School during the fall where she was awarded 2nd Team All League and Honorable Mention. Heather also paired with her twin sister for a couple years of beach ball. She accepted a partial scholarship to a local community college in Vancouver. She is currently working at Dutch Bros Coffee and loves spending time with her two adorable dogs at home. This is Heather’s second year of coaching. She is most looking forward to growing as a leader and watching her team grow together and as individuals.

Bella Repp -    17-1 Head Coach

Bella has been playing volleyball since 2009, playing a variation of different positions but finding her home as a Libero. Playing all through middle school, high school and 4 years of club has taught Bella so many life skills including leadership, communication and determination. Bella has always had a passion for volleyball and after playing 2 years in community college realized she could never let it go! Bella has been coaching for 2 years at the middle school and high school level and is beyond excited to coach her first club season with Axiom. Bella’s favorite part of coaching is seeing the look on each girls face when they have learned a new skill and have applied it on the court! She says “to watch an individual grow and blossom over the course of a season is something that will never get old!”

Abbi Cisneros - 14-1 Assistant Coach

Abby is a recent high school graduate. She was on her high school team for three years and a Varsity Captain her senior year. She has coaches a variety of ages ranging from High School to Elementary. This will be her first year coaching for Axiom and is excited to see where it takes her. 

Kyrsten Sprouse - 17-1 Assistant Coach

Kyrsten was an OH throughout high school and was a varsity starter three out of the four years. Although she didn’t play in college she still plays at open gyms consistently and never lost the love for the sport. She is so excited for this upcoming season; getting to know the girls, and assisting them on becoming amazing individual and team players.

Lacey Butler - 14-2 Assistant Coach

This is Lacey's first year in an official coaching role. However, she has been in the volleyball world for 12 years. She has three kids who have played volleyball in school and club and her son was on a national team. Her youngest is on the 16-1 Travel team with Axiom this season! She absolutely loves seeing the growth and confidence come out in every single player throughout each season, and looks forward to taking a more active role in that process!

Trent Oaks - 16-3 & Academy Head Coach 

Trent started playing volleyball his freshmen year of high school and received a scholarship to play in college. He played Outside/Libero in his eight years of playing competitively. While in college, Trent started coaching boys and girls club teams ranging from middle school to high school. He was a head coach for five years and looks forward to joining Axiom and continuing his coaching career!

Heather Shove - 16-1 Assistant Coach

Heather is a life long athlete playing softball, volleyball and basketball; play softball at the semi pro level for the US Army Softball Team.  Heather has 17 years coaching experience across multiple sports.  She enjoys coaching softball volleyball, baseball and cheerleading.  Heather is a full time working mother of 4 children, two Axiom athletes and two future Axiom boy athletes. Heather looks forward to bringing her many years of coaching experience to the club to help foster a passion for the sport to each and every athlete she works with.

Tammy Flannagan - 15-1 Assistant Coach

Meet Coach Tammy, a dedicated and passionate volleyball coach with a deep understanding of team success when individual’s contribute their all. Tammy fell in love with volleyball during her grade school years and continued playing as a setter and DS in high school. Her enthusiasm for the sport has only grown stronger over the years, especially while her daughters played.

Now, in her second year as an Axiom assistant coach, Tammy is able to share her passion, knowledge and lessons learned with our 15-1 team. She finds great joy in watching the growth of each player, witnessing their skills, confidence, resiliency, camaraderie, and overall personalities flourish as they put in the hard work. Coach Tammy is committed to creating a positive and supportive environment where players can thrive on and off the court.