Head Coach

Richard Serote

Richard achieved his Level 1 NCCP early on in his coaching career. He is currently studying for his Level 2. He was rewarded the Men's Volleyball All Star of the George Brown College Men's Volleyball team. Richard is now taking extra work and became the Assistant Coach for the George Brown Women's Volleyball Program.

Head Coach

Ed Turlinski

Ed achieved his Level 2 NCCP Certification for both Indoor and Beach. He has accomplished 4 National Indoor Championships and 1 National Beach Championship. In addition, Ed was a former President of the Ontario Volleyball Association and Region 5 Board Member. Ed has previously won 4 Ontario Provincial Championships and 2 Silver Medals in USA Bid Tournaments.

Head Coach

John Long

John is the 14U Girls Head Coach this year. In addition to his role as the President of the Toronto West Volleyball Club, he serves as the main mentor for his 14U Girls. John has achieved his Level 2 NCCP and carries many memorable successes within the Toronto West name throughout the 50 years of history. 

Head Coach

Byron Long

Byron is working towards his Level 2 NCCP certification. He has also completed his Level 5 NCCP in Cheerleading. In addition, he has a long history with Toronto West, as an alumni and as the 2020-2021Assistant Director. 

Head Coach

Marko Milenkovic

Marko is looking to achieve his Level 1 NCCP Certification. Marko is a fellow Toronto West alumni back in 2010-2014. After, he joined the Ryerson Men's Volleyball Team. Finally graduating in 2018, he will be joining the coaching team of TWEST. 

Head Coach

Anwar Diouman

Anwar completed his Level 3 NCCP certification. He coached the Mauritius Sr. Women's Team and qualified for the Olympics in 2000. He is now the Technical Director of Toronto West. He led the 18U Girls to Division 1, Tier 2 Bronze in 2013.

Assistant Coach

Jillian Lesniak

Jillian is completing her Level 1 NCCP. She previously played libero and left side for Etobicoke Titans VBC. She won the OFSAA Women's Volleyball Championship with Bishop Allen CSS back in 2013 and 2014. 

Assistant Coach

Kevin Sousa

Kevin is completing his Level 1 NCCP. Kevin is currently a member of Team Ontario Mission Staff for the 2019 Canada Winter Games. He also coached with the U of T Tri-Campus Development League Program from 2013-2016. He is excited to coach passionate athletes.

Assistant Coach

Taylor Pracek

Taylor graduated from the University of Guelph. She is a fellow Toronto West alumni. Taylor is working towards completing her Level 1 NCCP. This is her first year coaching for Toronto West. She will be working with John Long. 

Assistant Coach

Sierra Archee

Sierra is completing her Level 1 NCCP. She is a TWEST Alumni. She trained and competed nationally and internationally in the Las Vegas Cup in 2014. She was awarded Most Spirited in 2014 for TWEST. 

Assistant Coach

Claire Lesniak

Claire is completing her Level 1 NCCP. She is an alumni of the George Brown Women's Volleyball Team. She previously coached for TWEST back in 2016, and has now completed her teaching degree. She is passionate about developing young athletes to have a successful volleyball career. 

Assistant Coach

Mark Esteireiro

Mark has many years of volleyball experience. He will be joining his first year coaching alongside with Marko Milenkovic. He will be completing his Level 1 NCCP this year. He previously played setter and libero for Michael Power Catholic High School. 

Toronto West wishes to thank its coaches for the fabulous work they have done with our athletes over this past season. We look forward to resuming activity in the fall. Stay tuned!


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