Volleyball Club

Over The Top

Club Director
Tyler Rex  is responsible for running the club along with coaching and providing private lessons.  




James Anderson -  James was an assistant coach the past two years with Esperanza as they won back to back CIF-Championships and one State Championship.  As a player, James enjoyed success as well including:
  • ​4 year Esperanza player culminating in a perfect season in 2007 and a CIF Championship
  • ​Attended and played for Cal Baptist after graduation from EHS.​

Tyler Rex - ​Tyler is in his fourth year as a coach at Esperanza High School and returns as a coach for Over The Top.  Tyler's success as a player includes:

  • ​2002 CIF championship playing for the Aztecs
  • ​2002 CIF Player of the Year
  • ​Irvine Valley College 2007 State Champions
  • ​California State Player of the Year

Chelsee Arnitz- Over the Top is pleased to welcome Chelsee to the family.  This will be Chelsee's third year coaching club volleyball but brings a great deal of experience to the court.  Chelsee has been playing volleyball at a high level for the last nine years and is currently coaching at Biola University.  Some of her accomplishments include:

  • Bronze medal Junior Olympics with Golden West 17's
  • Four year player at Esperanza High School
  • Recruited by University of California Riverside where she played D1 volleyball
  • 2014 Graduate of Biola University
  • NAIA National Championship Runner-up
  • All-Conference and All-American her junior and senior years

Chelsee continues her education in Kinesiology while coaching for Biola University and Over the Top.

Kristen Santos-  Kristen is in her third season at Over The Top and brings a lot of coaching experience.  With her outgoing personality she is a perfect fit for our 14's team.  Kristen's coaching experience includes:

  • Coached under Karch Kiraly with the USA Volleyball team for Starlings VBC
  • 2nd year JV assistant coach for Esperanza girls team
  • Goldenwest 13's
  • Multiple city and community volleyball programs

Kristen's playing experience includes:

  • 3 year starting setter and CIF appearances
  • 2 year All-League recipient
  • Starting setter Fullerton College indoor
  • Beach ISVC State Championship Runner-up
  • Multiple CBVA beach top 3 finishes

Setting Coach 

Toni VanEck Toni returns for her third season with Over the Top Volleyball Club. Previously, she has worked with Club Troy and Point West Volleyball Club as a setting instructor. Toni has a highly decorated playing career as a four year starter for the University of Southern California. As the starting setter she led the team to two National Championships and earned All-American honors. Toni is also an Esperanza High School alum. One of the highlights from her high school career was winning the Sunset League her senior season. In addition, she has trained with various levels of the national team and is a group fitness instructor with Clewoperation Fitness.