17 Black Head Coach
Rachell Buell has played with and coached some of the best volleyball players in the country. Her volleyball career began in her hometown of San Diego, where she played for Ozhan Bahrambeygui, current executive director of Coast Volleyball Club. She finished her juniors career ranked the number two outside hitter in the nation before moving on to UCLA where she played all three attacking positions over her career. During those seasons, the Bruins reached the Final Four in 2006 and finished no lower than ninth in the final rankings. She received honorable mentions for the All-Pac-10 Conference Teams in both athletics and academics in 2007. In her final season, Rachell also led the team in hitting percentage and was honored as her team’s Best Server and Best Hitter. She then went on to join the 2008 training roster for the U.S. Women’s National Team. In Rachell’s first year with The Diff, her 17s team won JNQs and qualified for Nationals.