Club Director + Training Director
Heather Barlow brings decades of enthusiasm and experience to Ignite Volleyball. She is the varsity coach of the Groton-Dunstable volleyball program, currently celebrating consecutive league titles. She played Division I volleyball at Brigham Young University, experiencing a Final Four and several Sweet Sixteen appearances. She is also the proud parent of several athletes, one of which is playing collegiate volleyball in Utah.
Heather is in charge of strategically developing the skills portion of all of our programs and serves as a master coach for most practices during the season. A local, she is excited to increase the volleyball opportunities in the area and watch the sport continue to grow.
Bobbi-Jo Lewis brings 27 years of coaching experience—including little league (2005 State Championship team), Pop Warner cheerleading (National finalist 2nd place 2010) as well as All-star cheerleading and AAU baseball. Most recently, Bobbi-Jo has coached Varsity volleyball for 15 years and in 2022 led the Hudson High School program to a league championship.
When not coaching, she enjoys fostering kittens, volunteering with Worcester animal rescue league, and spending time with her two grandchildren.
Girls JVB for one season, Girls Varsity for 12 twelve seasons, Boys JVA for two seasons, Boys Varsity for 3 season, Bamboo Volleyball Club 16U for two seasons. Coach Eang has also been invited to help coach the Cambodian Women’s National Team at the SEA Games 2023.
Philosophy: My goal to help individual players to master the fundamental (platform, footwork, serving, passing, setting (overhead passing), attacking (approaching), blocking. I want to build up the players so they have confidence in their skills. Hopes for the season: To build skill set, have fun, build teamwork, convey positive energy, teach sportsmanship, and play competitively.