NEXT LEVEL ATHLETES

COACHING STAFF

Bonnie Bremner-Pettigrew

Lead Coach and Owner of NLA

  • Over 380 successful volleyball camps and clinics

  • 4 time All American and Academic Player of the Year

  • Captain of the 1999 Penn State Women's Volleyball National Championship team 

  • 3 years as a professional, international player

  • 17+ years of coaching experience

Next Level Athletes is dedicated to providing top-notch, experienced coaches to train our athletes.  All NLA coaches have played at a highly competitive level and understand how to develop strong fundamentals in young players and train to be a top quality athlete.  Our consistent coaching style will help the athlete learn the proper way to play volleyball.

Tyler Saieg

Assistant Coach

  • Setter at Carthage College

  • 15 years of NLA experience as both player and coach

Kelsey Safranek

Assistant Coach

  • Outside Hitter at University of Illinois-Chicago

  • 2012 Preseason All-Horizon League Team

  • 2011 Most Valuable Player and All-Horizon League Honors

  • 2010 All-Horizon League Team

  • 2009 Horizon League All-Newcomer Team

Dana Nowaczyk

Assistant Coach

  • Setter at St. Thomas University 

  • 4-year captain 

  • 2014 NAIA All-Region Honorable Mention

  • 2014 First Team All-Conference

  • 2014 Sun Conference player of the week

Carly Nowaczyk

Assistant Coach

  • Outside Hitter at Moraine Valley Community College

  • 2015 All-Conference First Team

"You're either getting better or you're getting worse. I don't think you stay the same in sports. If we want to achieve something special in the game, then these players have to recognize that they're responsible every day for getting better.”     

                                                                      - Russ Rose, Head Coach at Penn State University