14-National Assistant Coach & Regional Director
Melissa Britten returns to OK Charge this year as our Regional Director, and will add in Assistant Coach for the 14 National team. She has coached club volleyball for 11 years, 6 with OK Edge and the last 5 with Oklahoma Charge, and has coached ages 11-17. Prior to making the move to the 14 National team, she was the 11UA Assistant Coach, alongside Coach Janet Brannon, when the team won the OKRVA Regional Tournaments in 2017 and 2018, qualifying for USAV Junior Nationals.
She has been a part of the volleyball world, either as a player or coach, for 27 years. She grew up in the Air Force, and later married Cal who made the AF a career. Melissa has lived in the US, England, Japan, Spain and Germany. A defensive specialist while attending Zaragoza American High School in Spain, she continued on that path while playing for the 86th Services Squadron in Ramstein, Germany. Another military move landed her in Las Vegas, NV, where she played on a 4-man sand team.
The final military move brought her and her family to Moore, OK where they decided to retire. They have one daughter who plays volleyball at Missouri Valley College, and is a former Charge player.