Coach Alex Penewell
Alex is returning for her 3rd season with Club H, and returning from very successful back-to-back Junior National Medals in the 15's age group in 2015, and 16's age group in 2016.
In her first season with Club H, she helped lead the 15's team to a Bronze medal in only her first year with the Club. Last season, she help lead the 16's to a Silver Medal finish in 2016 Junior Nationals.
Graduated from Newport Harbor in 2008, her senior season the team had a record of 25-4 and made it to the CIF semi-finals. Penewell was named to the Daily Pilot Dream team, All Sunset League First Team, and All Orange County Team. Alex went on to play two years at the University of Colorado at Boulder and after a coaching change transferred as a junior to Montana State University. She played her last two seasons for the Bobcats and was named Big Sky Newcomer of the year in 2010.
Penewell graduated in December 2012 with a Bachelors degree in English and is now pursuing her Masters in Sports Leadership from Northeastern University. She is also the Assistant Director of Compliance for the Big West Conference. Penewell was a Girls 16 and under coach for a club volleyball team in Colorado and as well as a club team in Montana. She has been an assistant coach at Newport Harbor High School for the past two seasons and coached a 16 2’s team last year at Orange County Volleyball Club.