Coach Kaiao Nahale-a

Club Director & The Guru of Good Attitude

Coach Kaiao Nahale-a started Live Aloha Volleyball Academy to empower the lives of the people around him. He first began coaching his senior year of high school and has since amased 11 years of coaching experience.

Coach Kaiao is now the First Assistant at Lewis and Clark College. Coach Kaiao most recently was at Concordia University and started there in the spring of 2017. Concordia used to compete in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference which is a Division two NCAA conference. Coach Kaiao also spent the Fall of 2016 learning and working as an Assistant Coach at St. Martin’s University.

While accomplishing his undergraduate degree, Coach Kaiao took over the Beaverton High School (BHS) program in the fall of 2013. BHS had won one (yes, you’re reading that correctly) game in 7 years. In 2013 the team went 4-13. Then in the Fall of 2014 the team went 7-11. In Coach Kaiao’s final season at BHS the team went 14-10 and made it to state. He left BHS being named Co-Coach of the year in the Metro League, which at that time was the most competitive league in 6A in the OSAA.

Coach Kaiao has had on court and classroom training sessions with some of the most influential teachers in our sport including:

  • Women’s National team Head Coach Karch Kiraly

  • Gold and Silver medalist and current Head Coach of the University of Minessota Hugh McCutcheon

  • USAV Director of sport development John Kessel

  • NCAA National champion and Women’s national team member Courtney Thompson

  • Head Coach at the University of St. Mary’s Rob Browning

  • University of Southern California’s Head coach Brent Couch and staff

  • And many more!


Coach Charlie Rosa

Assistant Club Director & The most interesting man in the world


Charlie Rosa has been coaching for over 18 years and is currently out18-1 Head Coach at LAVA. He has coached for CYO, 3rd through 8th grade. He coached club for Rose City Volleyball club for 12’s, 14’s and 16’s and went to nationals with the 14’s team that placed 5th in the nation. For the past 12 years Charlie has been coaching JV at Central Catholic High School and assisting with varsity. In his 11 years at Central Catholic they have won 4 6A state titles, 5 second places, one fourth, and one fifth place.

Charlie loves the game and is fortunate to be surrounded by family that have played and are playing. His Father-in-law Tom Becic was the founder and first commissioner of CEVA. His wife Anne-Marie won 2 state titles at St Mary’s Academy High School and played at Carrol College in Montana as a setter. His oldest daughter Kealia Rosa won a state title at Central Catholic high school and played at Warner Pacific University, where she has the school record for assists. His youngest daughter is now a Senior at Central Catholic High School and is their starting Setter. As a freshman, Sophmore and Junior she was nominated 1st Team all conference. This year they placed 2nd in the 6A state tournament.

Charlie is very excited to continue an amazing adventure with Live Aloha Volleyball Academy and can’t wait to continue helping these young ladies become better players and better people with this great ‘Ohana Volleyball club.