SERVING S. FLORIDA FOR 15+ YEARS!
Strikeforce is committed to providing to all our clients a professional team of experienced coaches and trainers that are passionate about teaching and motivating athletes to achieve their greatest potential. All our coaching staff is proficient in all aspects of our training curriculum and each brings a unique approach that together offers the most comprehensive experience our clients could wish for!
Dre Sloan, Founder & CEO
p. (561) 308-9041
Kala Sloan, VP of Marketing
p. (561) 337-0614
Dre, a Brazilian native currently resides in Boynton Beach, FL. His early development in Brazil was heavily impacted by a mentor, Pascal Georg, a renowned Swiss National Team member who helped launch his professional career and greatly shaped his coaching philosophy. Dre's career spans over 20 years as a former professional player and head coach, participating both on the beach and indoor circuit. His coaching career is extensive, serving as Founder, Head Coach and Director of Player Development at the high school, club and collegiate level. Dre is the founder of the Ultimate-Pro Performance Training Systems™ athletic development curriculum. Over the past 20 years, Dre has founded three successful women's club programs, serving over 1000 kids in the South Florida area. Dre is the Men's Volleyball Head Coach at Boca Raton HS, placing 3rd in States and winning Coach of the Year honors in his first year in 2018. Dre also has extensive experience as a Fitness, Health & Wellness and Sports Executive, managing fitness gyms and sports-performance facilities throughout Palm Beach County for the past 15 years.
Kala is a Florida native; has been a gifted volleyball athlete and academic scholar since an early age. As an ambitious individual, she took her talents to Florida Atlantic University and Lynn University in Boca Raton earning a full volleyball athletic and academic scholarship. Kala exceeded as both an athlete and student, winning a multitude of awards – Academic All-American, MVP, ESPN’s Athlete of the Week and numerous President’s & Dean’s List Awards. Upon graduating with a Master's Degree in Business, Kala began establishing an impressive business background in the field of strategic marketing development. Kala has owned and operated 3 club volleyball programs along with Dre Sloan. She brings extensive knowledge and experience in the area of marketing, public relations and advertising together with graphic design. Kala enjoys the “athletic & academic environment” where she can witness an athlete’s lives being transformed through athletic excellence and development. Kala is a positive example of the benefits of healthy living and passionate health, wellness and sports educator. Kala is currently a Dean/AP at Boca Raton High School and Head Coach of the Men's JV Volleyball program.
Jack Mitchell, VP of Operations
p. (561) 281-3880
Gabriel Guillenea, VP of Development
p. (561) 502-3962
3 years with JVC, 1 yr as Western Pines MS - Varsity Head Coach, 2 years coaching with OBV Club
Current professional beach and indoor volleyball player, 2 years with the Florida Wave Professional team, 4 years starting right side for Lindenwood University, 1 year professional Czech Republic first league as an outside hitter, 4 years at Seminole Ridge High School.
Gabriel comes to Strikeforce by way of Uruguay and Brazil. At 15, due to a gift of a volleyball by his aunt, Gabriel immediately fell in love with the sport. His indoor volleyball professional career began at Sarandi Universitario, then subsequently at Club Nacional, Montevideo, Uruguay where over a six-year period they won an Uruguayan National Championship and runner's up several times. In 2000 Gabriel was honored to be invited to try out for the Uruguayan Men's National Team. Upon retiring, he earned a degree in Architecture, traveling to the US and taking his passion for the game into the coaching arena. Gabriel's passion for the game has allowed him to work with the local youth, coaching at Suga Sand Park in Boca Raton and in Lake Worth and Village of Wellington. Gabriel currently serves at Polo Park Middle school as an assistant coach where he mentors his son, an up and rising star, Dylan. Gabriel brings to Strikeforce a passion for growing the game along with an extensive background in volleyball at the international level.
Josh Barbosa, Manager
p. (561) 843.9683
Josh, a former Strikeforce 18U standout, comes to us by way of Brazil. Josh, born and raised in Boynton Beach, brings to the Strikeforce team an unparalleled passion to teach the game. As a player, Josh has spent 4 years in the travel club scene with OBV and Strikeforce as well as an outstanding HS career. Josh desire is to translate his playing experience into the coaching arena, helping players like him to grow and develop. Josh's collegiate plans are to attend Medical school and become a Sports Medicine Physician. His desire is to utilize his medical background to further enhance the development process for all volleyball athletes. Longterm, Josh plans to take that knowledge and experience and become a head coach at the collegiate or professional level.