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Thunder Bay Volleyball Academy Coaches

Jorge Garbey  
2023/2024 season 
Head Coach

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Adriana Vianna 
2023/2024 season - 11s
Head Coach

Entering her 3rd season with Thunder Bay (2021-present)

Adriana is a native of Sao Paulo, Brazil. She has an intensive 25 years volleyball career.  In the United States, she has played and coached for Saint Petersburg, and Ave Maria University.  Her goal is to share some of her knowledge of the game with the next generation of volleyball players.
Saint Petersburg College -- Assistant Volleyball Coach 2011-2014
Ave Maria University 
2010 - Assistant Coach           
2010 - AMU - Female Athlete of the Year  
2009 - NAIA All-Conference Team MVP
2008 - AMU - MVP 
Saint Petersburg College
2006- NJCAA - All-State First Team 
            NJCAA - First-team All-conference
2005 - NJCAA - All - American
             NJCAA - Player of the Year
             NJCAA - All-State Team 
             NJCAA - All-Conference Team 
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Nathalia Gouveia  "Coach Nat"
2023/2024 season - 14s
Head Coach
  • Entering her 3rd season with Thunder Bay (2022-present)

- 2009 MVP of the club season in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

- Played Rio de Janeiro State Team 2 years

- Gold medal BRA Championship with state team

- Gold medal 4 years in a row of Taça Parana - BRA Championship

- Silver medal - Copa Minas (BRA Championship)

- Played NJCAA DI: Player of the week twice (2015 - offensive and defensive)

- NJCAA DI: Player of the week twice (2016 - offensive and defensive)

- NJCAA DI Region VI (2016) - 2nd Team All Region VI Hitter

- NJCAA DI (2016) - 2nd Team All Conference Hitter

- NCAA DII 2018 (Augusta University): OH 6 rotations

- NCAA DII 2019 (Augusta University): Conference Tournament champions / 3rd in Regional championship. 

- WIU Graduate Assistant Coach indoor (Fall 2020)

- WIU Beach Volleyball Graduate Assistant Coach: Conference champions, 3rd in Nationals

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2023/2024 season - 15s
Head Coach
Thunder Bay Alumnus
  • BIO coming soon

Suramys Acosta Campver  "Coach Sue"
2023-2024 Season                    
Head Coach

Born in Havana, Cuba. Suramys started playing volleyball at the age of 11. By age 12, she was a member of the Cuba Girl’s Junior National Volleyball Team. Due to her immense talent, she was promoted to the Cuba Women’s Senior National Volleyball Team by age 15, where she won 5 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze medal in international competitions.
In 2010, Suramys received a scholarship to play for Miami    Dade College. Here she helped to win the conference and state championships for consecutive years and earned an invitation to practice with the USA Women’s Volleyball Team.

After college, Suramys played professionally in Peru and France 2014-2017. Completing 2 seasons as Opposite in Peru and 2 seasons in France.

Assistant Coach, KPVA (2013)
Assistant Coach, Thunder Bay Volleyball Academy (TBVA), 2017
Head Coach, ThunderBay Volleyball Academy (TBVA), 2018-2020
Head JV Coach, Berkeley Preparatory School, 2021-2022
Head Coach, Quest Volleyball Academy 2021-2023

National Children’s Champion (1998, 1999)
-Best Female Setter (1998, 1999)
Cuban Junior National Team Setter (2000, 2001)
-Silver Medal, NORCECA Youth Championship Qualifier for Junior World Cup (2000)
-5th place in Junior World Cup (2001)
Cuban National Team Setter (2000-2010)
-Gold, ALBA Sports Games (2005
-Gold, Pan American Cup (2007)
-FIVB World Grand Prix (2007)
-Boris Yeltsin Volleyball Cup (5 Time Participant)
-Montreux Volley Masters (2006-2010)
-Gold, Dubai Cup (2008)
And more…

Cuba National League Women’s Volleyball Havana City Team
-Champion (2006, 2008, 2009)
-Best Setter (2006, 2007)
Pre-Selection for the Olympic Games in Beijing, China (2008)
Miami Dade College (2010-2011)
-NJCAA FCSAA State Volleyball Champion (2010, 2011)
-NJCAA Southern Conference Champion (2010, 2011)
-NJCAA Best Setter Award (2010, 2011)
-NJCAA 3rd Best Hitter Award (2011)
Invited to USA Volleyball National Team (2012)
Professional Career (2014-2017)
-Opposite, Club Alianza Lima, Lima, Peru (2014-2015)
-Opposite, Dijon Talant VB, Dijon, France (2016-2017)
Coaching Career (2013, 2017-Present)
-8 Years-Club & High School Coaching Experience
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