Tournament Selection Manager

Title: MVP Head Coach and Club Director

Coach JJ Saugstad is completely committed to his volleyball teams, his motto being “eat, breath and sleep volleyball. His expectations are very high, he looks for 100% effort every minute a player is on the court. JJ also looks for athletes that are versatile, well rounded that have the drive to continually get better. Each player is expected to know a variety of positions and what is required for each specific role, this makes them more valuable to any team they are playing on.

Girls Club Volleyball (2011-Present):

  • 2015 Motion Volleyball Program 16 Blue Head Coach
  • 2015 Motion Volleyball Program 17/18 Blue Assistant Coach
  • 2014 Motion Volleyball Program 14 Green Head Coach
  • 2014 Motion Volleyball Program 17/18 Blue Assistant Coach
  • 2013 Inferno 15-1's Head Coach
  • 2012 Inferno 15-1’s Head Coach

High School Coaching (2011-2014):

  • 2014 Wauwatosa East Junior Varsity Girls Head Coach
  • 2013 Wauwatosa East Freshmen Girls Head Coach
  • 2012 Waukesha West Junior Varsity Girls Head Coach 
  • 2011 Waukesha West Freshman Boys Head Coach
  • 2011 Waukesha West Junior Varsity Girls Assistant Coach


Safe Sport


2013-Present Private/Group Instructor 
2011 Kettle Moraine Middle School 8th Grade Girls Head Coach

JJ is not only passionate about the game; he truly understands the fundamentals and how important they are to how you perform in game play. JJ starts by focusing on breaking down the skills then progressing to the level of game play expected. Through the use of “game speed drills” players will be able to prepare for match play situations utilizing specific skills needed to win. On the court; passion, competitiveness, drive, hard work and most importantly playing as a “team” are a few key traits JJ looks for in his players. JJ strives to build team spirit so deep that the girls feel they are part of a family. He pushes his players to succeed at being the best players they can be, while increasing their love for the game of volleyball.