Regan Pittman

"For a young athlete looking to play at the collegiate level, it is a dream come true to train under a Division 1 player. For a parent walking alongside their son or daughter, hoping to help them attain their athletic goals - Regan is a dream come true. She is professional, passionate, and precise. Her attention to detail and explanation to athletes are clear and insightful."

Regan Pittman

Coach, Founder, STVA

Regan graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2021 with a Masters Degree in Youth Development Leadership.

A three-time All-American, three-time B1G 10 Team, Volleyball Magazine First Team, Senior CLASS Award First Team, and AVCA All-North Region Selection, Regan is a powerhouse both on and off the court.

Regan is a natural leader, magnetic, and engaging. Authentic, through and through, she develops strong, caring relationships with the girls she coaches and mentors them in life as well as in volleyball.

At volleyball camps across the country, Regan shares her personal story with up and coming players - candidly sharing her own successes and challenges and seeing the strengths, value, and talents of all girls. Through thoughtful relationship building, she helps girls build confidence through self-awareness, strength identification, and genuinely seeing each girl with a person-first, athlete-second approach.

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Earl

Companion | Dog | Best Friend

Meet Earl. Always by Regan's side and the sweetest, most loving pup on the planet. Earl has been known to shag balls at Regan's lessons, pose for photos and cuddles, and make special appearances at camps. 

Besides being exceptionally lovable, Earl works alongside Regan, raising funds for Earl's Helping Paws - a scholarship program supporting youth with financial need by providing grants for camp registration fees. 

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Kylee Zumach

Coach | Marketing | Social Media

Meet Kylee. In 2022 she joined  the Stand Tall Volleyball team. Kylee is from Buffalo Minnesota. 

Before that Kylee graduated from Kansas State University with a B.S. in Family Studies and Human services. While playing at K-State Kylee was Big 12 Freshman of the year, a Two-Time All American, and the programs first ever Four- year captain. 

After her time spent in Kansas Kylee spent one season playing abroad in the Spanish Super-Liga on the Canary Islands in Las Palmas Spain.

When Kylee's professional playing career wrapped up she moved to Winona Minnesota and coached at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota for 3 seasons. 

In her free time she coaches club volleyball at Minnesota Select and loves to play pickup volleyball in her free time.

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Monica Pittman

Mom | Wife | Scheduling

Meet Monica, Regan's mom and STVA's rock.

Monica has a BA in Marketing and played volleyball and ran track in her early college years.

I spent most of my career as the owner of an Event Staffing agency and now work in the insurance industry. 

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Tim Pittman

Father | Husband | Accounting

Meet Tim. Tim is Regan's dad and our number guy.

Known around the volleyball world as “Regan’s Dad”, Tim is originally from northern Indiana and has lived in many places across the country although Kansas is home. Tim has a degree in accounting / finance and currently manages the investment accounting and finance departments at a large privately held life insurance company in addition to other side ventures (ie, STVA).  Tim enjoys hunting and fishing (especially Minnesota walleye) and hopes to slow down a bit to travel and spend more time with family. 

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Jarol Torres

Coach

From San Pedro, California. Played volleyball since the age of 10. High school varsity captain. Played for Rockstar club volleyball, was awarded MVP of the 16s team. Went to play club volleyball at Saint Johns University, where he was awarded all league selections all three years he played. During his time in college, he helped the college of saint Benedict as a student coach for two years. Currently a MN Select boys coach for the age groups 16 and up, and is coaching for Wayzata High School’s boys volleyball program. He likes to go hiking and camping, playing volleyball, and running with his dog (Kida). 

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Dylan Franklin

Coach

Meet Dylan, He played club volleyball for 4 years in high school at Bishop Dunne high school in Dallas Texas. He played 2 seasons at High Intensity volleyball and went on the play club volleyball at Saint John’s University. He is in his 3rd year of coaching  at Minnesota Select and has coached one season at Maple Grove high school.