2018-19 Alliance-Airborne Coaching Staff


coachingknee Site Director – John Stephens

The 15-1 team is under the direction of John Stephens.  John has coached at both the Middle School and High School levels and is in his 9th season of coaching.  In 2 years as a Middle School coach at Carroll Oakland Elementary the team won back to back WCVA Tournament Championships.  He then spent 2 seasons as the JV Coach at Lebanon High School.  In 2012 his Blue Devil JV team won the Central Magnet High School Tournament and 2013 finished 2nd in the District.   As the Head Coach at Friendship Christian School, his 2015 and 2016 teams both advanced to Substate, the 2016 team finishing with a record of 38-13.  In July of 2017, John took over as the Head Coach at Franklin Road Academy.  John is also the founder and Director of Airborne Volleyball and is an Impact Certified Coach.  Upon the merger with Alliance, John serves as the Site Coordinator for the newly formed Alliance-Airborne Program.

Maci Lerno
My name is Maci Lerno I am from El Centro, CA. I played at Palomar College my first two years of college. At Palomar I was named first conference both years of play and team MVP. I then transferred to Cumberland University in TN. My first year of play I was named first team all conference. I am currently a teacher Wilson Central High school, where I am also serving as the Head Volleyball Coach.  I am going on to my fourth year of coaching with Alliance-Airborne.

Caprisha Webster is a native of Johnson City.  She attended Science Hill High school and was a 4 year member of  the Varsity volleyball team.  Caprish spent her Freshman year at Lee University before transfering to Cumberland University.  She is a Middle Hitter on the CU Volleyball team and is pursing a degree in Psychology.  This is Caprisha’s third season with Alliance-Airborne.

Kaitlyn Teeter

Isadora Markovic

Abby Akins

Anneka Harris