Volleyball Coaches

Lorayne Chandler

Lorayne Chandler

Head Coach
(928) 344-7606

Coach Lorayne Chandler begins her third season as the head coach at Arizona Western College after leading the team to the NJCAA National Tournament in her second season. Over the summer, she was named one of the American Volleyball Coaches Association Top 30 Under 30 coaches. She has coached an NJCAA First Team All-American and the ACCAC Player of the Year in Mafe Sandoval in 2016, and an impressive seven players signed with four-year schools this past spring. Chandler grew up in Tuleta, Texas and graduated from Pettus High School in 2005 before going on to attend Richland College in Dallas, Texas, where she played volleyball for two years. Coach Chandler transferred to Texas A&M, where she graduated in 2009. In 2010, Coach Chandler attended Texas Christian University, where she gained experience as an administrative assistant for the TCU Volleyball team. Chandler is NFHS Certified and USA Volleyball Impact certified.


Roberto Madrigal

Roberto Madrigal

Assistant Coach

Roberto Madrigal is entering his second season as an assistant under Lorayne Chandler, but he has been a part of volleyball all of his life. He was born and raised in Sonora, Mexico and has always been motivated by sports. In college, Roberto earned a place on the Baja California University men's team where he played for two years. He studied Physical Education and Sports at Baja California University, and he graduated with honors in 2013. After graduation, Roberto played left side hitter for his state in Sonora. He is happily married to Glenda Madrigal, and the couple welcomed their first son, Gael, into the world last year.


Jocelyn Rodriguez

Jocelyn Rodriguez

Assistant Coach

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