Coaching Staff

Train with the Best

Coach Clare Brockman

Club Director and Coach

Going on year four of St. Pius X Varsity Volleyball Coach and Program Director, Coach Brockman has revitalized the Panthers Volleyball Team. In 2018, the year before Brockman became Head Coach, the team had a 6% winning percentage. In 2019, Brockman and the Panthers increased that winning percentage to 50%; in 2020 it increased to 73%. 

Before her move to Houston, she received her masters in Educational Leadership and Sport Management, while working as a post-grad intern with Texas Tech Volleyball. 

  

Formerly known as Clare Powers, she ended her collegiate athletic career with Penn State at a Final Four Appearance. In 2017, Powers led the Nittany Lions to a B10 Championship as a team captain. 

Originally from Northern California, Powers attended Archbishop Mitty High School. With the Monarchs she received All-Conference, All-State and All-American honors for consecutive years leading her team to two CIF State Championships and National Championships.

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Coach Dayaa Garrett

Coach Dayaa Garrett will be joining GOVC as a seasoned Houston club coach and player. 

Coach Karla Sosa 

Coach Karla Sosa will be joining GOVC in the 2022-2023 season as an experienced club coach, following a successful athletic career.

Previously coaching for Texas Advantage Volleyball Club (TAV Woodlands), North Carolina Volleyball Academy and Amarillo Elite.

Originally from Brownsville, Texas, Sosa attended Frank Phillips College. As a Plainsman, Sosa received NJCAA All-Conference Honorable mention in 2016 and 2017.

She continued her athletic career and transferred to Shaw University. As a Bear, Sosa received CIAA All-Conference Honorable mention in 2016 and 2017. She continued her athletic success with CIAA Second Team All-Conference and All-Tournament in 2018; then, led her team in a Conference Championship with All-Conference First Team in 2019.

Coach Jet Walls 

Coach Jet Walls joins GOVC with a strong player background and high school volleyball coaching experience at St. Pius  X High School.