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Hoops and Volleys coaches have first hand experience in playing High School and College Basketball and Volleyball. Our coaches are women coaching and modeling the commitment required to develop athletes.

Jessy Bendik

  • Founder and Executive Director of Hoops & Volleys.
  • Lorain County Miss Volleyball in 1999
  • Lorain County Miss Basketball 2000
  • Lorain County and District Player of the Year in both volleyball and basketball
  • Conference Player of the year in both volleyball and basketball
  • Scored over 1,000 career points at Elyria High School
  • All-Ohio in volleyball and basketball from 1998-2000
  • Played three years of collegiate basketball at Indiana State University on a full athletic scholarship.
  • Missouri Valley Conference Champions 2002-2003
  • 2004 graduate of Indiana State University. Earned a degree in Recreation and Sports Management, with a Minor in Marketing.
  • Elyria Sports Hall of Fame Inductee

Contact: jessy@hoopsandvolleys.com


Melissa Dalton

  • Hoops & Volleys Basketball and Volleyball Coach since 2011
  • 8th grade Volleyball Coach at Langston Middle School 2008
  • Assistant Volleyball Coach for First Baptist Junior High 2001
  • Three year Varsity Letter winner at First Baptist
  • 2005 graduate of Cleveland State University.
  • Earned a degree in Middle Childhood Education.
  • 6th Grade teacher at Horizon Science Academy in Lorain




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