Coaching Staff

Coach Mel Millerbernd

Coach Contact Information

Head Coach, Mel Millerbernd

Coach Mel Millerbernd has been coaching Voyageur Women’s Volleyball since 1989 and was named Minnesota Community College Coach of the Year in 1996, 2001, 2002, and 2004. In 2002 Coach Millerbernd was also named Region 13B and District D Coach of the Year. Coach Millerbernd has had the honor of being the first woman in the state to play and coach in a State High School Basketball Tournament. In 2014, Millerbernd was inducted into her high school’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

Coach Millerbernd earned her Master of Science degree in Physical Education from Bemidji State University and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical Education and Health from Concordia College.

Student Assistant Mariah Leahy

Student Assistant Mariah Leahy

Mariah Leahy will join the Voyageur volleyball team as a student assistant.

She is from Int’l Falls and played volleyball and softball for the Broncos.

Leahy played volleyball for the Voyageurs in 2019. She also played softball in 2019 and 2020.She helped lead the softball team to the National Tournament in Syracuse , New York in 2020.

Mariah was named 1st Team Northern Division and was named to the MCAC Elite team for her softball accomplishments. She was also named to the All-Academic Team and the NJCAA All-Academic Third Team.

Mariah is now pursuing a career in Nursing.