2009 NECC Women's Volleyball Coach of the Year
2010 NECC Men's Volleyball Coach of the Year
2010 NECC Women's Volleyball Coach of the Year
Braden Zamore was named Head Coach of the Daniel Webster College
men's and women's volleyball programs July 1, 2008 and since that
time has successfully constructed two programs that have become
immediate title challengers in the New England Collegiate
[Coach Zamore was profiled by the Nashua Telegraph on April 6, 2010. Click here to read more.]
Zamore talents have impressed his peers as he has earned three NECC "Coach of the Year" nods including two in the women's conference (2009, 2010) and one in the men's (2010).
Braden Zamore’s women's club has produced the highest winning percentage among NECC programs over the previous four seasons, which has also included the best run in program history.
Since 2008, DWC has combined to post an overall record of 64-31 (.673) including a 25-4 (.862) mark in NECC regular season play. That run has produced three NECC regular season titles, the first tournament championship in program history in 2009, and two ECAC appearances (2010, 2011).
Over this four seasons, Zamore has coach 13 all conference honorees including five first team selections, and his recruiting efforts netted the NECC "Rookie of the Year" in 2008 and again in 2009.
On the men's side, Zamore serves as the architect of reviving a program that laid dormant for 10 years and was brought back to life in the Spring of 2009. DWC enjoyed its most successful season in history in 2012, going 14-8 overall, surpassing the previous record for victories in a season by five. That mark included a 6-6 record in NECC play, a fourth straight trip to the NECC final four, and culminated in the program's first appearance in the ECAC NEw England championship tournament final four.
In his four seasons at the helm, Zamore has guided the club to an overall record of 34-38 including a 20-16 (.556) mark in NECC regular season play. Along the way, Zamore has coached eight NECC all conference honorees including five first team selections, and one NECVA all star.
Zamore joined DWC after serving as head coach of the men's and women's volleyball programs as well as assistant to the athletic director at Central Maine Community College in Auburn, Maine.
A native of Chesterfield, N.H., Zamore is a 2007 graduate of the University of Southern Maine (USM), where he earned a degree in Communication. He founded, played for four seasons, and served as Head Coach of the Huskies men's volleyball club program.
Zamore served two seasons as assistant varsity coach and head coach of the junior varsity program at Gorham (Maine) High School and later served as Head Coach of the varsity team in 2006. During his tenure, Gorham earned three straight playoff appearances including two appearances in the conference championship game.
Along with his Gorham High experience, Zamore also served three seasons as head coach of the Portland North (Maine) Junior Olympics 18 and 16 year old girls' programs, and also served one season as a volunteer assistant coach of the USM women's varsity program.
Ashley Snell begins her first season as assistant coach with the Eagles in 2011.
Snell is a 2008 graduate of Rivier College where she was a four-year letter winner and remains among the top 10 in all time games played for the Raiders. Snell also sits among the top 20 in of all time season leaders for service aces, digs and assists, was part of a program that earned three 20-win seasons, four straight appearances in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) tournament championship, and two GNAC titles and NCAA tournament berths in both 2007 and 2008.
Kelly Gadberry is a 2009 graduate of Northeastern University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training and is currently a certified Athletic Trainer. She played club volleyball at NU for two seasons before moving on to coaching.
Gadberry began her coaching career in 2007 with ACE volleyball club in Tyngsboro, MA where she coached U14 and U18 girls over two seasons. She then moved on to coach U17 and U18 girls at Latitude 42 Volleyball Club in Derry, NH over the next three seasons.
A native of Hollis, NH and 2004 graduate of Hollis Brookline High School, Gadberry was captain of the first girls volleyball team at HBHS to win a state championship and was named to the All-State team that year. Gadberry returned to her alma mater in 2010 as the girls junior varsity coach and assistant varsity coach for two seasons. She was a part of the coaching staff when the Cavaliers won the 2011 Girls Division 1 State Championship. In addition, she coached the junior varsity boys team at HBHS during its inaugural season in 2011.
She continues to play volleyball in leagues and tournaments throughout New England.
Neil Nachbar joined the Eagles program in January 2012, with his primary focus on recruitment. Nachbar begins his second tour of duty with the programs having served as assistant coach with the women’s and men’s programs during the 2007-2008 seasons.
Nachbar spent three previous years as head men’s volleyball coach (2005-2008) at Johnson & Wales University (RI) having been promoted from assistant coach.
A 1992 graduate of Roger Williams University, Nachbar was a two-year member of the Hawk’s men’s volleyball program, which was ranked consistently among the top 15 programs in Division III nationally and qualified for two national tournaments.
Nachbar remains active in the high school ranks in his native Ocean State, where he has served a total of 14 years with the Tolman High (Pawtucket, R.I.) boys’ volleyball program. His guidance has produced three state championships, five state championship appearances, and he is a four-time Rhode Island Interscholastic Athletic Association Coach of the Year.