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David Vander Meer enters his first
season as assistant coach for Cornerstone University volleyball. David is the
president and coach of Carpe Diem Volleyball Club. He has been coaching volleyball
for over 17 years. In 2007, he led the Tri-Unity Christian varsity team to the Michigan
High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) state finals. David has his CAP
(Coaching Accreditation Program) Level 1 and is a USAV certified beach coach.
On top of coaching, David is a prominent volleyball official. He currently officiates the AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) professional beach tour along with the Midwest Athletic Conference (MAC) and Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). David is also a national official with USA Volleyball and the Professional Association of Volleyball Officials.
David is married to Michelle and has five children David Ryan (18), Megan (16), Sydney (16), Jennifer (14), and Nathanael (14). Dave and his family reside in Grand Rapids and are members of La Grave Ave. Christian Reformed Church.
Kayla Wilson enters her first season as an assistant coach at Cornerstone University. She recently graduated from Cornerstone University and played on the volleyball and was a member of the track team for four years. She majored in exercise science and is now entering into the doctoral program of physical therapy at Grand Valley State University. Kayla has coached for the past three years at the Michigan Volleyball Academy during the off season.
Kayla attended Caledonia High school where she was a three sport athlete and was awarded the female athlete of the year award. Kayla received the same award at Cornerstone this last year as the senior female athlete of the year. Kayla was also an All-American in the pentathlon and an academic All-American. She enjoys being active, encouraging, traveling, and being outside in the sunshine. Kayla attends Whitneyville Bible Church and also attends "The Gathering" which is a college and career group in Grand Rapids.
Keri Frawley is a sophomore at Cornerstone. This is her first year working with the volleyball program. Her main duties will be helping during practices and with stats and video. Keri played volleyball at Heritage Christian High School (Muskego, Wisc.) for four years. In her senior season, her team was the Midwest Classic Conference champion.
One of Keri's major ambitions is playing the piano. She won the National Federation of Music Clubs Superior Award for nine consecutive years. In high school, Keri received a four-year Member Academic Highest Honors Award. In her freshman year at Cornerstone, Keri made the Dean's List. She is majoring in international business with a minor in Spanish. Keri loves Cornerstone because of the Christian community and believes it is helping her relationship with Christ grow stronger. Keri especially enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and playing board games.
Roda Kulang enters her first season
working with the Cornerstone volleyball team. Roda's main duties will be
helping out with practice, stats, and video. She hails from Freedom Christian
School where she has been a student since the third grade. Roda has participated
in multiple sports including basketball, softball, soccer and volleyball. Roda
was on Freedom's varsity volleyballteam for four years and received River
Valley All-Conference First Team honors the last three consecutive years. She
was selected as MVP in the 2008 and 2009 seasons. Roda also received
All-Conference First team honors three years in a row for softball and received
the same honor this past season in basketball.
Roda served on the Freedom Christian High School Student Council and was very involved in student body activities and events. This past spring, Roda traveled with a group of Freedom students and teachers to the Dominican Republic for a mission trip. While in the Dominican she got a chance to give her testimony to theDominican children and read them Bible stories.
Roda attends Grace Community Church in Hudsonville where she is active in their youth group. Roda is a freshman at Cornerstone and plans to study elementary education. She desires to become a kindergarten teacher.