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The Chico Matrix Volleyball Club has expanded to Redding!

With the help of our "dream team" of local coaches, Karin Fitzhugh and Stacy Mizuta have invited players to field two teams - a 16s and an 18s.  The tournament schedules will be finalized with input from the selected players and parents.  


We will select between these tournaments.  

AAU North State Tournaments (Least Expensive) One day tournaments in Chico, Redding, RedBluff and Sacramento

NCVA Premier League (Middle of the road)  

NCVA Power League (Most Travel and Most Expensive) 

NCVA Non-League (Per event fees)

Learn more about NCVA events at this link...

Karin Fitzhugh

Karin is not new to coaching or to competition.  I will let the list speak for itself.

Div 2 Section Champions- 2011  Coach of the Year honors   C.I.F. Model Coach of the Year, 2004-2005, Central Valley High School Teacher of the Year, 2000, Northern Section Track Coach of the Year, 2000, St. Bernard’s Hall of Fame, 1999, Chico State Hall of Fame, 1997, College of the Redwoods Hall of Fame, 1995, Speaker at the National A.A.H.P.E.R.D. Convention, 1991, Division II National Track Hepthalon Contender, 1986, All Conference in Track, Chico 1986, Women Athlete of the year at Chico State, 1985, All Conference in Volleyball and Basketball, Chico 1983-1985, Academic Team in Volleyball and Basketball 1984-1985, Golden Valley All Conference Volleyball, Basketball, 1981-1983, All Conference Track 1983, First Female Athlete of the Year St. Bernard’s High 1981

She is Currently JV Volleyball Coach- Enterprise High School, She has been the - Varsity Volleyball Coach- Shasta High School, Varsity Volleyball Coach- Central Valley High School, Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach- Oroville High School, Butte College Volleyball Assistant Coach, Varsity and Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach- Hamilton City, Grad Assistant Basketball Coach –Chico State, Junior Varsity Coach- Willows High, Club Chico Volleyball Coach

Her daughter, Karle, had such positive experience while coaching for the Chico Matrix’s she did not hesitate to commit to  starting a satellite team in Redding.  Her goal is to inspire and generate an enthusiasm for the game of volleyball from her student/athletes and to teach them to always do their best on and off the court.

Stacy Mizuta

Stacy Mizuta

Stacy knows kids.  She has been married for 23 years with 5 children of her own. Stacy played at Shasta College and is a local with a passion for the Redding area and athletics.

She has 10 years of coaching experience from the Jr. High to Varsity levels. She is proud to be wrapping up her first year coaching the Freshman at Enterprise High School and looks forward to building the program for years to come.

Stacy is excited to join with Chico Matrix to help young athletes learn to love the game of volleyball. Her goal as a coach is to teach the fundamental skills needed to be successful and build a healthy volleyball community for the athletes and families. She is looking forward to this wonderful opportunity to help build a competitive team on the path to their full potential.


Shasta College Basketball 91-94, All-Freshman, All-Conference 91 & 93

Hall of Fame 1996

Shasta College Volleyball 96-97


JV & Varsity Vball North Valley Christian Hs 94-99

JV & Varsity Basketball NVCHS 94-98

Coach of the Year 1996

Varsity Softball NVCHS. 94-98

Freshman Vball Foothill HS 2001

Assistant Women's Basketball Shasta College 2009-2016, 2017-present.