Student Life


Justin-Siena Volleyball

NCS Champions: 1983, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2013

League Champions: 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2007, 2018, 2021, 2023

NCS Scholastic Champions: 2006


Program Philosophy

At Justin Siena, our volleyball program is built upon a strong foundation of core principles that guide our approach and team dynamics. We firmly believe in controlling the controllable's, emphasizing effort, attitude, and preparation. 

With a focus on channeling energy and effort as crucial contributors to the team's success, our central goal revolves around developing each player, both on and off the court, within a positive and supportive environment that nurtures their full potential. 

Trust, respect, communication, hard work, and dedication form the cornerstone of our team values.

Every athlete is encouraged to embrace personal goals, maintain a positive mindset, and believe in their abilities. Acknowledging strengths and areas for growth, they are driven to work hard and persevere in their journey.

While winning is important, we prioritize creating a positive and enjoyable environment where players can flourish and develop.

 Trust and respect are essential for effective teamwork, and open communication facilitates seamless execution of plays and adjustments. We place great emphasis on hard work and dedication, and equally value the importance of having fun while experiencing the game and being part of a team.

Above all, our primary focus is on nurturing responsible community members, imparting values that extend beyond the volleyball court to excel in academics, teamwork, and life. We expect our players to embody traits such as effective communication, unwavering support, mutual respect, organizational skills, and unwavering commitment. Through dedication, discipline, and hard work, we strive to compete at the highest level each season.

At Justin Siena, we aim to create an enriching and empowering experience for all our players, equipping them with skills and values that extend well beyond the boundaries of the sport. Together, we forge a journey of growth, camaraderie, and collective success, with our shared dedication to becoming not only skilled athletes but also exceptional individuals in all aspects of life.

Varsity schedule, roster and results can be found here

  • First day of tryouts is August 7, 2023

Meet the Coach

Gabrielle Cole is in her first year as Varsity Volleyball Head Coach. 

Coach Cole comes to the Braves with a strong pedigree as a player at the High School and College levels. At Deer Valley, Cole was a three-time all-league selection and the 1999 Bay Valley Athletic League MVP. She was also a three-time All-Contra Costa Times selection and was ranked among the top 50 volleyball recruits in the nation by Student Sports magazine. As a senior, she helped lead her team to a 17-1 record.

At the University of California, Cole was recognized as one of the top 100 players in the country, trying out for the US National Team in 2001. She also helped lead the team to the NCAA Regional Semifinals in 2003.

About her new role, Gabrielle had this to say, “As a former Division 1 Volleyball player myself, I understand the immense value athletics provides to our young athletes. They develop skills that
will set them up for success on the court and beyond. I am thrilled at the opportunity to prepare our local athletes for elite performance in both sport and life."

You can contact Coach Cole via email at

Braves Volleyball

Justin-Siena High School

4026 Maher Street
Napa, CA, 94558
United States
T: 707.255.0950 
F: 707.255.0334
Justin-Siena is a Lasallian Catholic college preparatory community that serves young people in grades 9–12.