• Volleyball Coaching Staff

  • Head Coach Kristina Crivello

    Kristina Crivello begins her second year as the head coach of the Mt. Hood Saints. Coach Cirvello is a 2009 Reynolds High School graduate where she competed in volleyball and track and field for three years. She played club volleyball for six years at NCVBC. After high school, Kristina went on to play collegiate volleyball for two years at Linn-Benton Community College in Albany, OR earning an Associates Degree in Exercise and Sports Science.

    Head Coach Kristina Crivello
    Head Coach
    Kristina Crivello

    As a college player, Kristina was named MVP of the Clark Crossover Tournament, South Region Offensive Player of the Week, Honorable Mention Outside Hitter, Sophomore All Star Team, and earned NWAC All Team Academic honors. She went on to play on the 2012 Warner Pacific College Volleyball team, a team that broke the schools record for wins and making it into playoffs.

    In addition, Coach Crivello has been coaching club volleyball at the 16U level for Portland Volleyball Club. She lead the PVC 16:3 team from a CEVA rank of 54/120 to 36/120 teams in 2016, and in her second season in 2017 improved even more by finishing at 23/119 teams. This was the highest finishes for any PVC 16:3 team two years in a row. Kristina currently coaches the 16:2 White team.

    Coach Crivello recently completed her Masters in Teaching at Concordia University for Elementary Education. For fun she likes to go on hikes, bowl, play card games, attend church and bible study, play recreational/beach volleyball, run, and cook new delicious meals.

    Sierra VeraCruz - Assistant Coach

    Coach VeraCruz is a 2013 Oregon City High School graduate, where she competed in both high school and club volleyball all four years. After high school, she went on to play at Clackamas Community College for two years and then transferred to Oklahoma Baptist University to continue her volleyball career and earn her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology.

    Assistant Coach Sierra VeraCruz
    Assistant Coach
    Sierra VeraCruz

    As a college player in the NWAC, Coach VeraCruz was named to three all-tournament teams, southern region defensive player of the week four times, NWAC defensive player of the week three times, two-time Southern Region First-team and Sophomore All-Star team. As a player in the Great American Conference she was named All-GAC honorable mention and set two school records for digs in a three set match and aces in a season.

    In addition, Coach VeraCruz has been the head coach for both a 16's and a 17's team for Shawnee Elite Volleyball Club. She also assisted at Oklahoma Baptist University for the 2017 season. Currently, Sierra is working as a Legal Assistant for Soriano and Associates, LLC. For fun, she likes to work out, play volleyball, go to concerts, travel, and go on hikes.

    Amy Jones - Assistant Coach

    Amy Jones begins her first year ('19) with the Saints after serving as the head coach at Reynolds High School (RHS) for seven years while earning the Mt. Hood Conference Coach of the Year award in 2013 and 2018. Coach Jones is also a head coach of the 18-2 Gold Team for the Portland Volleyball Club (PVC) and earned the PVC Coach of the Year in 2017.

    Amy Jones
    Assistant Coach
    Amy Jones

    Coach Jones began playing volleyball for PVC 18-1 and later joined the Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) team. As an All-Conference setter, Amy led her team to an NWAACC (NWAC) Championship in '89 and a fifth place finish in '90. After graduating from MHCC, Any continued her career at the University of Portland.

    Coach Jones is married to KC Jones, a Portland Fire Fighter. Their daughter Kadyn Jones is currently playing at Southern Oregon University.