Meet our Coaches!

Jim McHugh
  • Club Director and Founder 

  • Started Suns in 2005

  • Former professional player in Puerto Rico

  • 45 years coaching experience

  • San Jorge High School, Puerto Rico - Former Head Coach, Boys

  • Guynabo Mets Superior League, Puerto Rico - Former Assistant Coach

  • Broward Community College - Former Head Coach, Womens

  • FTU (now UCF) Orlando - Former Assistant Coach, Womens

  • Cypress Bay High School - Former Head Coach, Boys and Girls

  • St. Thomas Aquinas High School - Former Assistant Girls Coach

  • St. Thomas University - Former Assistant Women's Coach 

"Don't wish it was easier, wish you were better.
Don't wish for less problems, wish for more skills.
Don't wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom.
For in our challenges lies the growth and path to success."
Samantha Costello 
Head of Administration
  • 5th year doing administration for Suns
  • 2nd year coaching for Suns
  • Suns Alumni - OH
  • 2015 Bronze medal finalist for Beach Junior Olympics 
  • St. Thomas Aquinas - Libero 
"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard"
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Mike Morici
Gym/Club Ast. Director
  • 4th year coaching with the Suns
  • 15 years coaching experience
  • Former Head Coach, Adrian College, MI
  • Former Assistant Coach, Defiance College, OH
  • IPFW - Libero
  • 2006 NCAA Division I Final Four 
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  Karla Delgado

  • 5th year coaching with the Suns
  • Suns Alumni
  • Broward College - Right Side Hitter/Defensive Specialist
  • St. Thomas University - Right side Hitter
"When everything seems to be going against you,
remember that the airplane takes off against the wind,
not with it" - Henry Ford

 

Jillian Hernandez

  • 3rd year coaching with the Suns
  • Suns Alumni - Setter

Dan McNerney

  • 1st year coaching with the Suns
  • 8+ years coaching experience 
  • IPFW - Right Side 
  • 2006 NCAA Division I Final Four 

Holly Pederzini

  • 8th year coaching with the Suns
  • 18 years coaching experience
  • St. Bernadette Catholic School, Boys and Girls Head Coach
"No worries"
 

David Ransome

  • 1st year coaching with the Suns

Aminah Reid-Brydon

  • 1st year coaching with the Suns

Emilly Weise

  • 2nd year coaching with the Suns
  Summer/Holiday Coaches
  • Former Suns Alumni/Coaches that come back and coach during their college breaks
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  Theresa Buscemi

  • 3rd year coaching with the Suns
  • Suns Alumni - Libero/Defensive Specialist
  • Marymount University - Libero
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Kaylie McHugh

  • 4th year coaching with the Suns
  • Suns Alumni - Libero/OH
  • Tulane University - Indoor and Beach
  • SMU - Beach 
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  • 1st year coaching with the Suns
  • Broward College - Middle Blocker/Right Side
  • Club Volleyball - Taubate (Brazil)

Raytchelle Miranda

"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want." Psalm 23
 

Catarina Merlo

  • 3rd year coaching with the Suns
  • Suns Alumni - Middle