1490 N Belcher Rd.
Clearwater, FL 33765
Head Coach & Director Terry Small was the varsity volleyball coach at East Lake High School for 15 years. During his tenure he compiled a 311-106 record, won 5 District Championships, 3 Regional Championships, 3 Final Four appearances, including the 2002 Class 5A State Runner-Up and the 2010 Class 5A State Championship….
Barb Small has assisted Terry in every aspect of running the club since its inception in 1999. Her duties are basically to know everything and be able to do anything at a moment’s notice. Barb coached the Junior Varsity team at East Lake for several years and has also worked as an assistant coach with the Florida Region’s High Performance Team Florida. She is also CAP 1 certified. Terry & Barb have a son, Tyler, who is a freshman in high school.
Client Account Manager Kim Foster joined Pinellas Heat in 2001 as a result of her marriage to Mark Foster. She was the Junior Varsity coach at Clearwater Central Catholic in 2001-02 while also assisting the Varsity team. Kim is CAP I certified; the past 12 high school seasons she has been an assistant coach at Indian Rocks Christian School where she is also the JV High School and Junior High coach.
Advanced Development Coach
Aaron Harrison is our Advanced Development Coach in addition to being in charge of our Recruiting Program. He moved from Muncie Indiana where he was the Recruiting Director for Munciana Volleyball Club. Over the past 5 years Aaron has coached at every level of the game. He has coached 3 teams to top 3 finishes at AAU Nationals and 4 AAU All-Americans. Aaron also has 1 State championship in Indiana and a top 10 finish at the NAIA National Championship with Taylor University. This will be Aaron’s 2nd season with Pinellas Heat.
Uniforms/Intermediate Development Coach
Kelleigh O’Neill is our Intermediate Development Coach in addition to handling all of Pinellas Heat’s uniform orders. She began playing volleyball at the age of 10. She graduated from East Lake High School where she played four years on the varsity volleyball team under the expertise of Terry and Barb Small. While playing for East Lake, she led her team as one of the captains her sophomore, junior, and senior year.
Youth Development Coach
Bryan Avergonzado starts his 4th season with the Heat. Along with coaching club and mini-club teams he coaches the Friday night clinics and Heat Kids and is our Youth Development Coach (ages 12 & Under). He has a real passion coaching new players the fundamentals of playing volleyball and preparing them with the tools they need to be successful volleyball players in the future.
Mark Foster has been coaching with Pinellas Heat since the club started in 2000 and has been the Head Coach at Indian Rocks Christian School since 2003. He has coached mainly the 14-16 Elite teams since 2000 while also serving as the setter’s coach for Pinellas Heat the past 6 years.
This is Patrick Sneed’s 12th year coaching with Pinellas Heat. Patrick is currently in his 10th year as the Head Varsity Volleyball Coach at Tarpon Springs High School as well as the Head Track coach. Patrick’s Varsity Volleyball team were the District Champions in 2011 & 2012. In 2011 Tarpon Springs won the Regional Championships making it to the State Final Four.