My history, mentors and those that influenced my career
All of us have mentors and role models so we must not forget where we started in order to better understand where we are going!
Bertha Lucas, director & coach- Chicago Rebels
James E. Coleman, PhD - advisor in graduate school and mentor
and trained me to become an international setter and player
Mary Jo Peppler, Olympian, coach & co-owner of E Pluribus
Unum - teammate on EPU and national team
Coach Tom Landry, Head Coach Dallas Cowboys - 1st role model
Arie Selinger, PhD, Head Coach 1984 Olympic Team - assistant
coach and player
Pat & Howard McChesney, role model and advisor
Ebony Nwanebu, player since age 5 (now 18 years old) - the next Flo Hyman potential
Jayden Hisel, player since age 5 (now 9 years old)
Marilyn McReavey, Olympian, coach & co-owner of E Pluribus Unum - team on EPU, national team and College-Bound Coaches Network camp staff
Danielle Scott, 5-time Olympian - former junior club player
Rose Magers, Olympian, former player at Houston and Camp Co-Directors
Rita Crockett, Olympian and former player at Houston
Rosemary Fri, UNC College advisor and tennis, volleyball coach
Dr. Karol Kahrs - AIAW Volleyball Committee Technical Director
Virginia McCrimmon - Undergraduate Student Teaching Advisor
John F. Kennedy High School -Denver
Dr. Donna Lopiano - AIAW Volleyball Commissioner
Rosemary Fri my undergraduate advisor, volleyball coach and tennis coach meet for the first time since she graduated from the University of Northern Colorado at the Athletics Hall of Fame induction.
Danielle Scott supporting the efforts of youth development
The first BYOP® Developmental program with a group of 5-8 year olds under the name of VolleyKidz.
In 2007, the name was changed to BYOP® Bring Your Own Parent® and in 2012 the name and logo as well as the educational kit (DVD, parent-player training guide) was trademarked by brvc, inc. and later sold to brvc, LLC.
GoKids Youth Sports™ is Nelson's most recent program launched. Its purpose is two-fold:
2013 USA A2 players train during Holiday for upcoming USA National team and Collegiate and Junior national team tryouts in colorado Springs (click here for photo gallery)
Nelson coaches 2013 USA Senior A2 BLUE TEAM