13-UA Tulsa Head Coach
Brian Shans returns as the 13UA Tulsa Head Coach in 2023-24. He has well over 20 years of coaching experience in both high school and club volleyball. Coach Shans is a coach at Jenks High School, where he leads the junior varsity team and assists with the freshman and varsity teams. Coach Shans has been on the staff of three 6A State Championship teams, assisting in scouting of opponents and transportation of the teams. He also is the Jenks Volleyball Tournament Director, managing every year six home tournaments for the Jenks 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, and Junior Varsity teams. Coach Shans sets up and leads in the organization of the Frontier Valley Conference 7th Grade, 8th Grade, and 9th Grade tournaments, also held on the Jenks High School campus. For club volleyball, he has coached 13’s, 14’s, 15’s, and 16’s over the past two decades. Coach Shans’ teams every year compete at a level that shows the development of his players in their individual and team skills. Solid practices and keen in-game strategy keeps his team ready to rise to any challenge they face.
In addition to coaching, Brian Shans is the Biology Department Chair and a Biology teacher at the Jenks Freshman Academy. His dedication to instructing young adults is evident in this being his 31st year of teaching high school science. He was also awarded as the 2012-2013 Jenks Freshman Academy Teacher of the Year. Coach Shans has one adult son, Isaac, who is his pride and joy.
We are so glad to have his level of experience with us here at Charge Tulsa!