Varsity Volleyball Coach
Theresa Kabel grew up in the small town of Hickory, NC where she participated on the HS Volleyball, Basketball, and Softball teams. During her HS seasons her team earned back to back State Championships in volleyball and a State Championship in Softball. She received many All- Area accolades during her tenure at Fred T. Foard.
Theresa earned a full basketball scholarship to Gardner-Webb University and was also recruited to participate on the volleyball team. As a dual sport athlete at Gardner-Webb, Theresa earned her BS in Business Administration. The Runnin' Bulldogs earned Conference Championships in two of her four seasons as a participant of the volleyball team and a Conference Runner-up for Basketball. Theresa still holds the Gardner-Webb Average Blocks per Game record in volleyball.
She has been a Fort Myers resident for 15 years and part of the ECS program for all 15. She has been the JV volleyball coach (2004-2013) and Head Coach (2014-present).
Theresa has also enjoyed coaching many seasons for the Girls Middle School basketball program.
Theresa enjoys spending her time away from the gym gardening (attempting to) and going to the beach with her husband and three children.
Varsity Volleyball Assistant Coach
Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach
Katelyn Sherrer was born and raised in Southwest Florida. She attended ECS from 6 weeks old through 4th grade.
She played competitive volleyball for 11 years. Katelyn graduated from Cypress Lake High School in 2011 and started coaching for a travel volleyball club from 2011 - 2013. In 2013 she joined the ECS program as assistant to Junior Varsity. From 2014 to present she has been the head coach to Junior Varsity.
In her free time Katelyn likes to spend time with her dog Balto and landscaping with her fiancé for his up and coming landscape company.
Junior Varsity Assistant Volleyball Coach
Giselle 'Gigi' Rivera was born and raised in Southwest Florida. Her volleyball career began at the age of thirteen with Fort Myers Volleyball Academy club team. She continued to play competitively year round and made her varsity volleyball team all four years at Cypress Lake High School (CLHS). After graduating in 2011, she became the assistant varsity volleyball coach for the next five seasons at CLHS until 2015. Since 2009, her summers also consisted of diving in the sand in Beach Volleyball Tournaments.
Gigi played alongside Katelyn Sherrer at CLHS and was coached by Theresa Kabel at the Southwest Sunset Volleyball club. She joined the ECS volleyball program in 2016 assisting with the JV high school team. This will be her second year assistant coaching with our amazing Sentinel Volleyball program.
While currently studying Education at FSW, her next step will be transferring to FGCU the following year. With hopes to continue this journey of her passion for volleyball and inspiring young minds, she also plans to become a teacher after graduation.
Middle School Volleyball Coach