CPA XTREME STAFF
CPA DIRECTOR
WADE BENSON                                                                      wwbenson13@gmail.com
    CPA CLUB CO DIRECTOR, RECRUITING DIRECTOR     509-559-9628
    HEAD COACH U15-1, U17-1

​- U18 Junior Olympic Open top ten finishes, U18 Gold Medal AAU Nationals
- 2006 AAU 18 and under National Tournament Champions
- 7 Top 10 Finishes in National Tournaments - Volleyball Festival, AAU National Championships, and Junior National's
- 115 Club Alumni to play Collegiate Volleyball 
- 20 plus years of collegiate coaching experience at Western Oregon University, Auburn University and Eastern Washington University
- 14 college seasons of 20 plus wins
- 3 NAIA Great Northwest Conference Championships  
- 3 Big Sky Conference Championships
- 3 Big Sky Conference MVP Winners
- 29 SEC and Big Sky All- Conference Teams Award Winners
- Heads all recruiting for the club and brings a great wealth of knowledge and contacts for players to participate at the next level
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JILL BENSON                                                                             cpajuniorsvb@hotmail.com
   CO HEAD COACH 14-1, 16-1,                                                303-763-0713
   CPA CLUB CO-DIRECTOR

- Hometown:  Sacramento, CA
- 7th year CPA Head Coach
- Currently Head Coach at Gonzaga Prep High School, since 2012
- Assistant Coach University of Rhode Island, 1998-2001
- Former Head Coach, Niceville High School, Niceville, Florida, 2009-2011
- Played both volleyball and softball at Cal State University Sacramento
- 1995 Division 1 Volleyball All-American, Big Sky Player of the year 1996
- NCAA Division 1 in Top 25 Career Kills and Attacks Leaders - 2273 kills, 5738 Attacks
- NCAA Division 1 7th All time Kills per season(1995) - 798 kills, 6.05 kills/set
- Member of USA Women's Baseball Team, 1999-2001
- Played Professional Women's Baseball, 1999
- Has coached club volleyball for 19 seasons
- Inducted into the CSUS Volleyball Hall of Fame and St. Francis High School Hall of Fame
- Brings a great level of playing and coaching experience across all ages, as well as knowledge of how to help players maximize their skills no matter what size they are


2021-2022 CPA XTREME 
COACHING STAFF 
COMPLETE BIOS
​MEREDITH COUPLAND
CO HEAD COACH 14-2

​- Hometown: Fairbanks, Alaska
- Has coached and been involved with Evergreen Region volleyball for over 25 years
- Most recently was the Club Director and Coach for VIP Juniors
- Played collegiately for Whitworth
- Played club volleyball for Midnight Sun Volleyball Club in Alaska
- Prides her coaching style on being attentive to player's skill development, team systems, and overall teamwork, within a growth mindset, in order to allow players to move up through volleyball path with confidence
- Brings a great passion for the growth of volleyball in the area, especially at the younger age groups

KIRSTEN FLERCHINGER.                                                                509-998-8664
​ASSISTANT COACH

- Hometown: Spokane, WA
-Third season with CPA, 
- 2017 U13s Head Coach, 2018 U14 Elite Assistant Coach
-Current Spokane Sliders Fast-Pitch softball U14 Head Coach
-Mudhens select Fast-Pitch coach 2 years
-Spokane Sliders select Fast-Pitch coach 14 years
-Junior Varsity Fast-Pitch coach Shadle park High School 9 years 
-Past "C" squad volleyball coach Shadle Park High School 
-Performance Volleyball Club assistant coach 2 years
-Sky Volleyball Club coach 1 year
-Played Varsity Volleyball Shadle Park High School 3 years
-Played Varsity Fast-Pitch Shadle Park High School 3 years
CHAD COUPLAND
CO HEAD COACH 14-2​

​Hometown: Trail, BC, Canada
- Enters his 28th year in involvement in coaching in the Evergreen Region
- Most recently coached with VIP Juniors
- Played college basketball and volleyball at Selkirk College
- Played during high school for BC Provincial Teams
- Works to help players develop skills through training and team systems, allowing players to grow their maturity within the game
- Brings a great knowledge of skills and team atmosphere to his teams
HEDDER ILUSTRE-PASCUA                                                             hipascua@gmail.com
CO HEAD COACH U14-1, U16-1                                                       310.629.6951  

- Hometown: Carson, CA
- 1st year CPA Coach
- Currently Assistant Coach at Gonzaga Prep High School, since 2020
- Played College Volleyball at CSU Northridge(1999-2001) and University of Hawaii(2001-2003)
- Big Sky Defensive Specialist of the Year 2000
- First Team All Western Athletic Conference 2001
- California State High School Player of the Year 1998
- USA National Team A2 - 2001
- AVP player 2005-2008, AAA California Beach Volleyball Player Rating
- Has coached college, high school, and club level since 1999, in California, Hawaii, and Idaho
- University of Hawaii Volleyball Manager - 2008-2011
- Imi Iki Volleyball Club - 2008-2011
- North Idaho Thunder Volleyball Club Director and Coach - 2014-2017
- 208 Volleyball Coach - 2017-2021
- Kokua Sand Volleyball Coach - 2020- present
- Brings a great knowledge of the game, from many positions, especially defense - as well as brings great energy and passion to her team atmospher
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TESS SMITH
HEAD COACH U12

- Hometown: Spokane, WA
- Second season with CPA
- Currently the C Team Coach at Gonzaga Prep High School

ASHLEY BRADSHAW
ASSISTANT COACH U15

- Hometown:  Spokane, WA
- 3rd year CPA Assistant Coach
- Has helped with CPA teams at U15-17 level 

​CARI GALBREATH
CO COACH U13-1

- Hometown:
- 2nd year CPA Coach
- Currently Head Coach at Ritzville High School

JASON PUTZ
CO HEAD COACH 13-1

- Hometown:  
- 2nd year CPA Coach
- Helped last season with the U13-2 team
SHANE STERN
ASSISTANT COACH U17

- Hometown:  
- 3rd year CPA Assistant Coach
- Has helped with CPA teams at U15-17 level