Berk Brown

Berk Brown
Berk Brown is the founder of Nebraska Prep Volleyball. He has won 19 awards for his journalistic work during his career, including awards from both the Nebraska Press Association and Minnesota Newspaper Association. In the early 2000s, he was a regular contributor for ESPN.com’s fantasy sports division. He has covered, coached and been involved in volleyball for the past 25 years. You can reach him at [email protected]

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Ashley Neujahr

Ashley Neujahr
Growing up as a volleyball coach’s daughter, Ashley Neujahr found a passion for it at very young age. She played high school volleyball in Waverly, Nebraska and considered playing volleyball at the collegiate level (her injured back had other ideas) but she now, as an alumni, coaches alongside her mother in Waverly and at Volleyball Club Nebraska. Ashley is a current resident in Lincoln, Nebraska attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Although Ashley no longer plays volleyball, she can still be frequently found in the gym, critiquing her own serving and passing. Ashley is a lifelong student of the game and eagerly joins Prep Dig to cover high school volleyball in Eastern Nebraska.

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Jared Williams

Jared Williams
Jared Williams and is from Lincoln, Nebraska. He attended Lincoln North Star high school and graduated in 2015. He played for the High Flyers Volleyball Club out of Lincoln, and finished in the top 10 at the USA Volleyball Boys Junior National Championships his sophomore year (2013) and had a top half finish in the tournament his senior year (2015). In addition, Jared was a libero on his club team in high school, and also played libero for Morningside College his freshman year of college in 2016 before deciding to come back to Lincoln and attend UNL.

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Ali Rowse

Ali Rowse
Ali Rowse is a former high school and collegiate volleyball player. Currently, she is a student at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and majoring in Middle Grades Education. In the future, she hopes of being a high school volleyball coach!

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Lindsey Smith

Lindsey Smith
Lindsey is an avid volleyball lover who aspires to share her passion and experiences through the sport with others. She has extensive volleyball experience at the high school level playing in South Dakota, played club in the Great Plains region for seven years, played nationally with USAV High Performance for three years, and the collegiate level as she will be entering her senior season at the University of Nebraska at Kearney where she is pursuing a degree in sports administration.

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