NED KORMAN 4TH GRADE NATIONAL & 5TH GRADE NATIONAL – Junior Age Group Coordinator
Coach Korman has coached in the VYI program for over 25 years and County League for 19 years and has been a mainstay of the Vogues Junior Division for the past 20 years. He has been an excellent teacher of foundational skills for the younger players, has grown the younger players “love of the game” and has set them up to future success with the Vogues and in future playing situations at the high school level. Coach Korman has also coached at the high school level – coaching the JV at Madison for 6 years.
TBA 6TH GRADE NATIONAL
A 6th Grade team will be organized for the Vogues season if sufficient numbers of players are available
NOEL KLIPPENSTEIN 7TH GRADE NATIONAL
Coach Klip is in her 18th year as head girls’ basketball Coach in Fairfax County – her 6th year at Westfield High School. She has BS and Master’s in education and has been teaching for 25 years. Her AAU experience includes coaching for Fencor in PA in the 90’s as well as Vogue for 10 years and CYA for 2 years. She is excited to return to the Vogues. She is proud to have coached athletes over the years who have advanced to D1, D2, D3 and NAIA college careers and a number who have continued to coach in high school and college. She provides excellent foundational skill instruction while building strong team chemistry.
FRED PRIESTER 7TH GRADE REGIONAL
Coach Priester is in his 37th year as a head girls basketball coach in FCPS. See below for more
ARNIE MASON 8TH GRADE NATIONAL
Coach Mason began playing competitive basketball 35 years ago in the basketball hotbed of Hampton Roads against the likes of Allen Iverson (NBA – 1996-2010) and Tony Rutland 9 (4-year starter at Wake Forest). He began coaching as an assistant Varsity Coach while still in law school in 2000. In 2007, he began coaching house basketball for 5 years before spending two years coaching the CYA “A” Travel team, He began with the Vogues in 2013 and in the past 9 years, he has coached 6th, 7th and 8th grade teams preparing the girls to go on to play high school basketball at all levels (Freshman, JV and Varsity). Coach Mason focuses on individual development in a team setting.
DEREK FISHER 9TH GRADE NATIONAL
Coach Fisher is currently in his 2nd season as the head coach at Woodgrove High school. He was previously the head coach at L Lake Braddock High School from 1999 – 2007 and Loudoun County from 2010 – 2019 after stints as an assistant at Fairfax and Oakton High Schools. In his 18 years as a head coach, his teams have earned 10 District/Conference titles, 2 Region championships and made 7 appearances in the State Tournament. Several of his High School players have gone on to college playing success and he has had a large hand in the development of players in the Vogues system who went on to college careers. He has coached with the Vogues since 1993 at various levels and excels at player development and enjoys the opportunity to prepare girls for advanced play in high school and further.
TBA 9TH GRADE REGIONAL
A 9th Grade team will be organized for the Vogues season
ERIN MCGARTLAND 10TH GRADE NATIONAL
Coach McGartland was an All-District, All-Region and All-Met player in her career at Oakton High School. After graduation, she returned to Oakton ad has been coaching with her former coach – Coach Priester for the past 13 years as a Varsity Assistant and for a time as head freshman and head JV coach. She is a Special Education teacher at Oakton and is completing graduate work. She played Vogues herself for 6 years and enjoyed the experience. She assisted with the 6th grade Regional team last year and the 11th grade National team.
TBA 10/11 HYBRID REGIONAL
A 10/11th Grade team will be organized for the Vogues season to provide opportunities for interested players at the high school level
FRED PRIESTER 11TH GRADE NATIONAL -Senior Age Group Coordinator
Coach Priester was the Head Coach at McLean High School for 10 years and has been head coach at Oakton High School for 27 years. His HS teams have earned 757 wins making him one of only three coaches in Virginia History to reach that milestone. His teams have earned 18 District Championships, 8 Regional Championships and made 9 trips to the State Tournament including 4 to the Finals. His 2012 team set the State record winning the State Championship with a 31-0 record. In addition, he has coached with the Vogues since 1985 and his teams have excelled earning numerous top 10 and Sweet 16 finishes in AAU Nationals and other National tournaments including USJN, Nike, Blue Chip and other tournaments over the years. He has had the good fortune to coach over 300 players who have gone on to play in college at the D1, D2, D3 and NAIA levels. He has coached players who have competed on Team USA. In 2012 he was named as head coach for the McDonalds All-America game – a distinction that few public-school coaches had received up to that point. He has coached -in high school and with Vogues – a number of players who have gone on to play professionally in the WNBA, ABL and overseas. He is looking forward to the 2022 season and getting back out on the road.