About Us

The Tri-State Elite Advantage


  • Currently ranked #17 in U.S. Club Rankings
  • Ranked Top-20 every year since 2020
  • Top-ranked club in Ohio and Greater Cincinnati


  • Culture is everything. We foster a family environment where athletes and teams celebrate successes together. We focus on developing successful young women on and off the court.
  • Training plans are developed and implemented by our club directors. Plans are executed at every session.
  • Our lead coaches direct weekly positional groups.
  • Every athlete trains with multiple coaches and club players.
  • Our highly competitive practice gym focuses on a thought-out combination of individual and team development. All players learn and execute all skills.
  • Results prove that our players and teams continuously advance and improve year over year.
  • We provide knowledgeable, connected, and tenured recruiting assistance at no additional charge.


  • We currently have 5 nationally ranked top 50 teams in their age divisions.
  • Our teams consistently finish in the top 10 at major events in their respective divisions. Blue teams play Open, White teams play Premier, and Gray teams play Club. All of our teams are National teams.


  • Through skill development, team skills, leadership skills, high school success, college accomplishments, and more, our athletes are constantly preparing for the next steps in their journeys.
  • TSE has 114 athletes who have played, are playing, or are committed to playing in college across all NCAA and NAIA divisions. Currently, TSE athletes are participating at 48 schools. We’ve assisted in player development, and athletes have earned accolades that include All-American, Conference Player of the Year, All-Conference, Setter of the Year, Libero of the Year, and National Champions.
  • TSE has high school athletes competing at 31 different high schools in the area.

Club Directors

Together, Kelly, Matt, and Kevin have coached 300+ athletes that have played, are currently playing or are preparing to compete in Division 1 college volleyball. The list of programs include Louisville, Ohio State, Kentucky, Penn State, Illinois, Michigan State, Alabama, Michigan, Ole Miss, LSU, Virginia, Xavier, Cincinnati, Morehead State, Lipscomb, Western Kentucky, DePaul, Cleveland State, Wright State, Eastern Kentucky, Northern Kentucky and many others.