Coaching Staff




Coach Sarah Peterson is in her 15th year as the head coach at Greenway High School.  She grew up here in Phoenix and attended Phoenix Christian High School.  While there, she played volleyball and softball and was also involved with several other clubs and activities.  After high school, she left for Kansas and played volleyball and softball for MidAmerica Nazarene University.  After completing her bachelor’s degree in math education, her and her husband lived in France for two years where her husband was a professional basketball player.  They have two children, Tatum and Kamryn. Mrs. Peterson teaches in the Math department at Greenway.  Sarah also coaches club volleyball, competing at the National level almost every year. 

            Junior Varsity Coach Shannon Nelson is back again for her 16th season with Greenway.  She also grew up in Phoenix where she attended Cactus High School.  While there her team won a State Championship.  She played in college at ASU, Phoenix College, and Mesa State University.  She has also coached club for several years for many different clubs and many different levels.  She currently coaches for Aspire Volleyball Club. She is married to Jeff Nelson with three daughters; Jordyn, Mykenna and Haidyn! Jordyn is currently playing volleyball at Dixie State University in Utah.

            April Kane is back for her 5th year as the freshman coach. April played at Cacuts HS. She also coaches club at all levels and is currently with Shannon at Aspire. She is married to Nate and has 2 daughters; Kayla and Ericka. Both have weddings coming up in the near future so April will be broke and busy!!!