Assistant Director; Eric Hagan

Head Women's Volleyball Coach at Kentucky Wesleyan College. 16+ years of coaching volleyball. Assistant Club Director of AVA. 

​Recruiting Coordinator; Steve Howard

This is Coach Steve Howard’s 10th straight year coaching for Audubon Volleyball Association. He helped start the club in 2000 and coached on and off since that time. Coach Howard has over 32 years of coaching women’s sports and 18 years in both high school and club volleyball.

"I couldn’t be happier coaching long side some of the best coaches in the area. Its also fantastic to coach and be part of developing these young volleyball players”.

He is married to Angie Howard, his high school sweetheart, for 15 years. They raised 5 kids together Emilee, Ben and Ryan Duval. They have two children together Carter 13 and Laynie Howard 11.

Treasurer; Kristy ​​

​Kristy has supported the local high school and collegiate volleyball programs for the past 14 years. She is married to Jerry Forbes and lives in Owensboro. Kristy has been involved in AVA as a volunteer for the past few years and previously supported a number of other local clubs in various roles. 

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​Secretary; April Farmer

​April Farmer has coached in the Owensboro Catholic Elementary and Middle School volleyball program for 14 years.  She is married to Brad Farmer and they have 6 children. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been involved with AVA as a parent volunteer for the past 4 seasons and this will be her first year as a board member

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Director: Jerry Forbes

Coach Forbes is entering his fifth season with the Lady Bearcats.
Forbes comes to Brescia after spending seven years at Apollo High School here in Owensboro.  He was the Associate Head Coach for five years and the Head Coach for two seasons.
Coach Forbes is also beginning his second year as the Director of Audubon Volleyball Association. He has also run numerous high school and AVA volleyball tournaments over the past ten years.
Jerry is a 2011 graduate of University of Southern Indiana with a BA in Kinesiology and Sports Management.  He is extremely proud of his degree because he went back to college at the age of 40 to get his degree.

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