A5 South Club Leadership

The A5 South Volleyball Board of Directors consist of coaches and parents of players with experience in other junior volleyball programs. Our Board provides guidance to our club and has a wealth of experience to draw from.

The Board and the Club Directors work in a joint effort to ensure the current and future success of the Club.

 

Club leadership:

Ayla Smith, Associate Director A5 South

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Brandon Moore, Registrar/Administrative Coordinator; Board Representative

brandon@brancy.com



Ashley Beyer, Board Representative

a5southashley@gmail.com



Marge Ramos, Board Representative

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Marge Ramos returns to A5 South having worn many hats in the sport of volleyball.  She previously served as Coaching Director, Board Member and Master Coach at A5 South; and served as Youth Programs Co-Director, Summer Camps/Clinics Administrator, Club Banquet Manager and Food Coordinator at A5 North.  Her coaching career began in 1999 at local grassroots level clinics.  She began assisting with A5's youth program in 2006 and has since head coached & assisted teams in the 11U-15U age groups as well as middle & high school programs in the Atlanta area.  She is also a Lead Instructor at VolleyPerformance.  As an Oglethorpe University alumna, Marge contributed to the volleyball program as an Assistant Coach and Director of Volleyball Operations for two seasons.

A native of Manila, Philippines, she fell in love with the sport at the age of seven.  She grew up peppering with two of her sisters and briefly trained with the Philippine Youth National Team.  Her playing career as an Outside Hitter was spent in her homeland, which exposed her to international competition at the youth and high school levels.

Outside of volleyball, Marge spent many years as a human resources professional in the beverage and software industries, followed by careers in sports management, special events and the thriving Atlanta tv/film industry.  As a foodie and passionate home cook, she was inspired to obtain her culinary credentials and hopes to open a food truck one day.  

She is extremely excited about the progressive growth of the A5 Family and looks forward to working with A5 South coaches, players and families.


Michelle Prater, Board Representative

praterm11@gmail.com

Michelle Prater has been involved in club volleyball for 24 years. She started in 1993 as a coach with Cedar Grove Volleyball Club. She became club director of South Atlanta Volleyball Club from 1995 - 1999. She coached with Tsunami from 2000- 2005. She moved on from coaching to pursue an officiating career. Michelle is certified as an International referee. She holds a PAVO and USA National Referee and USA National Scorer certification.  Michelle currently officiates in the SEC, ACC, B10, C-USA, and A-SUN. 
 
Michelle holds many positions in the officiating world. She assigns high school referees for Atlanta Area Volleyball Association. She is the director of USA Volleyball National Indoor Referee Evaluations and Certification.


Nikia Bynum, Board Representative

jnikia@msn.com



Contact Information

Ayla Smith
Associate Director A5 South
Cell: 770-402-5755


A5 South Volleyball Club: Teaching life lessons through the sport of volleyball.

We take our mission statement - "Teaching Life Lessons Through the Sport of Volleyball" - seriously and will always emphasize hard work, sportsmanship, teamwork, honor, character development and doing the right thing over "W's and L's", for we know that if we focus on imparting those important life skills to our athletes, winning will take care of itself.

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