Coach Denae Buss is a Co-Director and helped start the D-League Volleyball Program. Denae will begin her 7th year as Cedar Catholic’s Head Coach this fall, leading the Team to 4 state appearances, two State Runner up titles and a 4th place finish. Previously, she also was an assistant coach for Stanton high school for 2 seasons after finishing her collegiate career. Coach Buss also has been Cedar Catholic’s head junior high coach for the past 5 seasons and works with many youth through volunteer programs she puts on at the school. Denae has also been actively involved in club volleyball for the past 5 years running and coaching her own club, Nebraska Edge, for 5-12 grades and with NE Power for One season.
Coach Tracy Kuester-Burtwistle is a Co-Director and helped start the D-League Volleyball Program. Tracy has coached youth volleyball since 1994 starting at Leigh and then the last 16 years at Stanton believing in strong fundamentals is the key ingredient at an early age. She is currently the Assistant Coach for Northeast CC Volleyball program. Tracy also brings to the skills camp her experience at the high school level being a head coach for 7 years between Allen High School and Stanton Community School which lead programs to 5 State Tournament appearances in which Stanton program captured State Champion, State Runner-up and State 3rd place twice. Tracy also has experience in junior high and high school club volleyball with Stanton Jrs and NE Power. Tracy has a proven track record in building a team culture, coaching sound fundamentals with her knowledge of the game as a collegiate player and truly believes in preparing athletes to succeed as adults with the life lessons learned through the process.