Meet the Coaches

Queen City Beach Volleyball

Coach Chuck Shafer

Coach Chuck has been coaching volleyball since 2016, guiding his teams to several championship matches. His competitive spirit and love for the game has helped him develop numerous athletes from beginner level into club players. Chuck currently coaches club and beach volleyball, in addition to coaching at Milford Junior High School.
Chuck’s certifications include:

  • IMPACT Coaching Certified
  • NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching
  • NFHS Concussion
  • Team USA Safesport
  • Lindsey’s Law
  • Pupil Activity
  • CPR & AED

Chuck’s Coaching Highlights

2021
Coaching Highlights

Crush 13 American
1st place at Game Time Sports
1st place at Eastside Athletics
2nd place at Game Time Sports
3rd place at President’s Cup, Sports Plus, South Metro, and Team Indiana
8/27 Terry Miller All-American
Finished 6th out of 80 teams

2020
Coaching Highlights

Crush 12 Regional
1st place at Greenville
1st place at CVA
2nd place at Sports Express
All Gold finishes
Finished 10th out of 179 teams
Milford 7th grade white
16-1 season record
ECC invitational tournament Champs

2019 and before Coaching Highlights

East 12-4 Regional
1st place Dayton Sports
2nd place Sharonville
7 out of 8 Gold finishes
Finished 33rd out of 187 teams

2016-2019: Youth Leagues
Won 5 of 7 Championships

Angie Shafer

Angie’s competitive spirit and love for volleyball has helped developed numerous girls from beginner level into club players. Angie started coaching volleyball in the mid-90’s for a Catholic school on the west side of Cincinnati. She played in high school, where she trained as a setter and continued playing recreation into her adult years with her husband Chuck.

In Angie’s spare time, she manages the social media and communications for OVR. It’s not uncommon during the regular season to find Angie attending an OVR tournament or event and advocating volleyball. She firmly believes every kid that wants to play should have a volleyball in hand and given that opportunity.

Angie’s Coaching Highlights

2021
Coaching Highlights

Crush 14 Regional
1st place at Academy
2nd place Ronnie Grandison, Thoroughbred Challenge
3rd place Sports Express
5th place Gametime Sports, Centerville
7th Overall President’s Cup
Finished 25th out of 225 teams

Kelly Foster

Coach Kelly Foster has been coaching volleyball off and on since 2001.  She has coached for 13 years at Milford Junior High at the 7th and 8th grade levels. Coach Foster has spent time developing youth volleyball programs by coaching youth camps, clinics, and recreational leagues.  Her love for the game extends to sand volleyball, which she plays in two different leagues.

Coach Foster coached at MJHS for 11 years before taking time off to raise her family with her husband Joe. She returned to coaching when her daughter, Sophie started playing volleyball.  When Sophie reached the junior high, Coach Foster returned to coaching the sport that she loved at her beloved MJHS.  

Kelly Perkins

Kelly is no stranger to the volleyball court, she started playing in 7th grade and continued throughout high school as a defensive specialist. She is currently coaching her third year at Hillsboro Middle school. Many of her players have continued to play in higher competitive leagues including their high school team and at a club level. In addition to coaching junior high athletes, she volunteers her time coaching in a recreation league for 5th and 6th graders.

Kelly has a blended family of eight children with her husband, Drew. In her limited downtime, Kelly is also known to participate in adult leagues. She loves volleyball and being able to influence the lives of young adults and players in a positive way.

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