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2013 Team Iowa Ice Coach
Trudy Vande Berg

We are thrilled to announce the recent hire of TEAM IOWA ICE head coach, Trudy VandeBerg.  Coach VandeBerg, who is currently in her 5th season as Assistant Volleyball Coach at Iowa State University, will also take the helm of our first pro team!   For more information on Coach VandeBerg, you can find her current bio here.   WELCOME ABOARD, COACH!
2013 Assistant Coaches
Tina Carter

Tina Carter Head Women’s Coaches Grand View University. Two year  assistant coach Iowa State. Played her college career at Southern Methodist University. Tina has a Degree in psychology and Master of Education Degree in Sports Management.



2012 Team Iowa Ice Roster
 Brittney Brimmage - On leave to train with the USAV National Team
  • Finished the 2011 season third in the Big 12 with a .352 hitting %
  • Mizzou Volleyball Record-Holder: Highest height ever touched
  • Big 12 Player of the Week (Nov. 1, 2010)
  • COBRA MAGAZINE All-National Third Team
  • Tiger Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • Tiger Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • Big 12 Player of the Week (Sept. 6)
  • Blue Raider Bash MVP
  • American Classic All-Tournament Team
  • COBRA Magazine All-Midsouth Region
  • #6 - 6'3"
 Angela Bys
  • Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Scholar Athlete First Team for 3 years
  • ESPN Academic All District VII Second Team
  • Broke Drake records in career kills (1,626), single season kills (463), and attempts (4,688)
  • Career finish 12th highest in MVC history for career kills and 5th highest in MVC history in career attempts
  • Led team to Drake’s first winning season since 1996 during junior season and the best start in Drake program history at 14-0 senior year
  • Top MVC freshman in kills per game (4.45) and points per game (5.01)
  • #13 - 6'2"
 Carly Jenson-Mulcahy
  • from Omaha, Nebraska and attended Millard North HS.  Her high school team advanced to the state tournament her final three years.  Played in the Nebraska All-Star Volleyball Match, was first team all-state and first team all-metro
  • played club volleyball for Nebraska Elite
  • played at Iowa State University
  • College awards: AVCA Second Team All-America, First team All-Big 12, AVCA All-Region, NCAA Minnesota All-Region Tournament Team, Top Performer, Academic All-Big 12 first team, Iowa State Challenge All-Tournament Team, and Northern Illionois Invitation All-Tournament Team.
  • #21 - 5'11" 
Caitlin Mahoney 
  • From Omaha, Nebraska and attended Marian HS
  • While in high school, captured the Class A record for aces in a match, season, and career.
  • Played club volleyball for Nebraska Elite.
  • Played at Iowa State University.  While there, the team made it to the Elite Eight and beat Nebraska for the first time in school history, and her senior year received an overall 4th ranking in the NCAA tournament. 
  • College awards: Academic All-Big 12 first team in 2011, and Academic All-Big 12 second team in 2010.
  • #7 - 5'10"
 Bre Payton
  • From Waterloo, IA and attended Waterloo Columbus HS
  • While in high school, was a four tim first team all-conference selection, three time first team all-metro and all-district, and a two time first team all-state selection. Was on the Elite All-State team and the State All-Tournament team in 2006.  
  • 4-year starter for the University of Northern Iowa
  • College awards: MVC Player of the Year, AVCA All-America second team, AVCA All-Central REgion first team, MVC All-Tournament team.
  • At the setting position she became only the 2 player in conference and UNI history to be crowned the Player of The Year award doing so 3 Times (2009, 2010, 2011)
  • Along with that Payton was the only active division I Player in 2011 to have over 700 kills, 1000 digs, and 4000 assist
  • #2 - 5'10"
 Kelsey Petersen 
  • From Kearney, Nebraska and attended Kearney HS.  
  • While in high school, was the No. 60 high school senior recruit, was first-team all state and named one of the Top 2008 Female Athletes by the LIncoln Journal Star and Kearney Hub.  also had a stellar prep track career, capturing back-to-back state titles in the high jump.
  • Played club volleyblal for NVA, Nebraska Gold, and Lincold Juniors.
  • Played at Iowa State University
  • College awards: Academic All-Big 12 first team
  • #8 - 6'1"
 Megan Schipper
  • From Aplington, IA and attended Aplington-Parkersburg HS.
  • Played at the University of Iowa from 2006-2010.  Graduated with a BA in Health Promotion.
  • Graduate assistant Coach at University of Northern Iowa from 2010-2012, and will graduate with a Masters in Kinesiology in 2012.
  • Currently resides in Cedar Falls, IA
  • #15 - 6'0"

Devon Jensen

  • Played at Grand View University in Des Moines, IA
  • #10 - 5'9"

Jamie Straube

  • Played at Iowa State University
  • Capital One Academic All-America Second Team (2012
  • Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2012)
  • Senior CLASS Award candidate (2012)
  • Capital One Academic All-District (2012)
  • AVCA All-Region Team (2010, 2011)...All-Big 12 First Team (2010, 2011, 2012)
  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2010, 2011, 2012) 
  • #14 - 6'2"

Justine Young

  • Played at Kennesaw State
  • 2010: At Texas Tech, named the Big 12 Preseason Newcomer of the Year by the conference coaches
  • #17 - 6'1"

Laurel Abrahamson

  • Played at University of San Diego
  • #18 - 6'4"

 Justine Landi

  • Played at Louisville
  • #22 - 6'1"

Jessy Jones

  • Jones, an honorable mention all-Big Ten pick as a junior, contributed 1.33 blocks per game for Minnesota as the Gophers reached the national quarterfinal round in 2006. She added a .321 attack percentage on 2.99 kills per game.
Korie Lebeda
Alicia Williams
Tenisha Matlock