• Phil Paul is a former Volleyball player of Springfield College 
  • Coach Paul is also the former Head Coach of Mt. Greylock Regional High School in Berkshire County
  •  Coach Paul have coached all levels from High School, to Collegiate Club teams, Adult travel team and is now the current Head Coach of the 16U Berkshire Crush. 
  • Certified IMPACT Coach along with NFHS.

Phil Paul

16U Open Coach

Mark Battaini

16U Open Assistant Coach

  • Mark Battaini have been playing in both Men's and Coed Volleyball Leagues for well over 37 years 
  • Coach Battaini is a current member of the Berkshire County Volleyball Hall of Fame
  • Coach Battaini has been playing in the local Coed League for over  30 years 
  • Coach Battaini has played at the Volleyball Nationals in the last 4 years
  • Coach Battaini is a Certified Official for Berkshire County in the Last 5 years in addition to his IMPACT certification. 

Bessena Cabe

BCVBC  Director

18U ELITE Coach

Bessena Cabe is the Berkshire County Volleyball Club (BCVBC) Director, the head coach at the Lenox Memorial Middle and High School since 2013, and the first 18-Under NERVA Jr. Olympic team of BCVBC.  Over the years Coach Cabe have led the  BCVBC 18U Elite to 5 silver medals and 3 gold Medals in open tournament plays.

In addition to his coaching experience in Berkshire County, Coach Cabe is also involve in the sport as a player. Coach Cabe was a member of the Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School boys’ volleyball team in Cambridge, MA, where he played as a libero and defensive specialist. Coach Cabe went on to play in the Men’s Club team at Union College in Schenectady, NY, where he was the club’s captain since his sophomore year. Over the years in the team, Coach Cabe has led the team multiple victorious high level tournaments. After his collegiate volleyball
career, Coach Cabe began coaching at the High School level where he was first the Junior Varsity coach at Lenox HS for the 2013 season. Coach Cabe is currently the Head Coach at Lenox HS since 2014.


Coach Cabe is a member of the Massachusetts Girl Volleyball Coaches Association (MGVCA) and has held certifications in New England Region Volleyball Association (NERVA)/USA Volleyball “IMPACT” along with the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS).