Volleyball (Women) – Coaching Staff
Sue Sinclair, Head Coach, begins her 25th season with the ICC volleyball team. Her teams have qualified for Nationals 16 years with a National Championship in 2009. She has coached 28 All-Americans and sent 66 ICC athletes on scholarship to play for four-year institutions. Coach Sinclair has served in several administrative roles for volleyball nationwide. She is a two-time past president of the NJCAA Volleyball Coaches Association and past board member of the USA Volleyball Board of Directors and the American Volleyball Coaches Association Board of Directors representing all two year institutions. She was inducted into the NJCAA Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2004. She also serves as ICC Athletic Director. Sue played for Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, as the Salukis setter, and recorded 2,041 career assists. She was an All-Gateway Conference selection twice and was a GTE Academic All-American.
Traci Reach, Assistant Coach, has been with the Cougars for 24 years. She played volleyball and softball for John A. Logan College. She completed her bachelors at SIU-Carbondale and has a master’s degree from ISU in athletic training and a master’s from Bradley University in physical therapy. She is employed by Midwest Orthopaedic Center and also serves as the Head Athletic Trainer for all ICC athletic teams.
Trish Guinee has been an assistant volleyball coach at ICC for 23 years. She has also coached at the middle and high school levels. As a competitor, she played on an ISU team the finished eighth in the nation. Trish has her doctorate in mathematics education from Illinois State University and is retired in her role as mathematics coordinator for District 150.
Assistant Volleyball Coach, Janelle Reeb, returns to ICC for her fifth year with the Cougars. She teaches physical education in District 86 and enjoys spending time with her family. Janelle graduated from Truman State University in 2001 with a degree in exercise science and played four years of volleyball. In 1999 she was named to the first team, All-Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletic Association and to the AVCA All-South Central Region team.
After completing two full years at ICC on the Volleyball team under Coach Sinclair, Taylor Sauder returns this season to debut as an Assistant Coach. Taylor originates from Roanoke, IL, graduating from Roanoke-Benson High School. She will be entering nursing school in the fall of 2015 with a goal of becoming a Registered Nurse.