Event Coordinators


Ann Marie lived in Olympia WA for 7 years.  She is moved back to her hometown, Boston MA in 2010.  Although she lives on the east coast now, she looks forward to Lakefair every year so she can come back and see her vball friends and possibly play in the tournament if its not too crazy. She’s been playing volleyball for almost 20 years.  Enjoys playing grass, sand and indoor volleyball.  She’s coached club, high school and college level teams and enjoys running tournaments and skills clinics.  She played for Bentley University in Waltham MA from 1995 – 1999. 

General Manager

E-mail: annmarieflynn@hotmail.com

Ann Marie Flynn

Phone: 253-861-4215

2011 Capital Lakefair Volleyball Tournament

Tournament Director

E-mail: hdeford11@hotmail.com

Heidi DeFord

Heidi has lived in WA all her life.  She’s been playing volleyball for nearly 20 years and enjoys, sand, grass and indoor.  She played basketball and volleyball at GRCC in Auburn, WA. Throughout the years she coached club and high school teams and helped with many skills clinics and tournaments.

Tournament Director

E-mail: mattfromtenino@gmail.com

Matt Wade

Matt has been a WA resident for most of his life.  He has worked for the City of Lacey Parks and Rec department for many years and is a familiar face in the volleyball community.  He likes kittens and enjoys long walks on the beach.

Tournament Director

E-mail: volleyballygirl2009@hotmail.com

Rian Aman

Rian grew up in Oregon and moved to WA 12 years ago. She has as been playing volleyball for 20+ years and enjoys playing grass and indoor volleyball. Through the years she has coached club, high school and college volleyball. She is now playing in a city league. She is the proud mother of her son Tyler who is 16. When not playing volleyball she enjoys gardening, cooking and riding horses.



Tournament Director

Email: mtswetzel@hotmail.com

Tao Wetzel

Tao Wetzel grew up in Oregon and moved to WA when he was 14.  He’s been playing indoor and outdoor volleyball for over 20 years.  He enjoys being a new Dad, working out and  DJing gigs on the side (he’s been the MC for the Lakefair Volleyball Tournament as well and created the playlist for the past few years)  Tao moved to Massachusetts in 2013 to be with his love and start a new adventure.   He looks forward to coming back to WA and OR any chance he can get to visit his amazing friends and family.