Director Biographies

Donna Pixley

Director of Facility Operations | Director of Volleyball

Donna Pixley is the Director of Operations at Team Sportsplex.  She is also the Director of Volleyball, directing all volleyball programming including camps, clinics, private & group lessons, etc. as well as serving as the Club Director of Red Storm Volleyball.  Prior to joining Team Sportsplex full-time in May 2015, Donna served as the Athletic Director for 4 years at The Dunham School where she is also entering her 16th season as the head volleyball coach.  As the head coach, she led her 2004 team to a State Runner-Up finish and her 2005 team to a State Championship, both in Division V.  All of her teams have qualified for the state playoffs each season.  She has been named District Coach of the Year 6 times, Metro Coach of the Year once and Division V Coach of the Year once.  Donna was also privileged to coach the West All-Star team in the summer of 2006.  She has also been actively involved in club volleyball in Louisiana since 1998.  In 2002, she was the head coach of a 15 & under team that won a USAV National Championship for Volleyball Baton Rouge.  In 2004, Donna started Red Storm Volleyball with only one team.  Today the club has 16 teams, 5 Youth Developmental Teams and is proud to call Team Sportsplex home.  Donna played at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and was a 4-year starter as a setter.  With over 4,000 career assists, she held the school record for a number of years.  At Samford she was named to the All-Academic All-Conference team 3 times and was a member of several national honor societies.

Jonathan Pixley

Director of Basketball

Jonathan Pixley is the Director of Basketball at Team Sportsplex. He was an all-district, all-metro, and all-state performer at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge.  After high school. Coach Pixley played at Samford University under former LSU Head Coach John Brady.  During his time at Samford he achieved all-freshman and 3-time All-Conference (twice 1st team) selection, NABC Regional All-American during his senior season and was the first player in Samford history to play on 4 winning teams.  He finished his collegiate career as Trans America Athletic Conference (now called the Atlantic Sun) all-time leaders in 3-point field goals made.  Coach Pixley also graduated ranking 6th in conference history in scoring and 3rd in free throw percentage.  While trying to join the professional ranks, Pixley sustained a career-ending knee injury while playing in the FILA Summer Pro League in Los Angeles, Ca. the summer after his senior year in college.  Prior to his knee injury, he worked out for the San Antonio Spurs of the NBA.

 

Coach Pixley is currently entering his 17th season as head coach at the Dunham School in Baton Rouge. His 2008-2009 team set a school record with 33 victories (33-4 record). As head coach, he’s taken teams in 14 out of his 16 seasons to the playoffs. Coach Pixley has over 350 wins during his coaching career, while also winning the district title for the 4th time in the past 5 seasons with a record of 27-5 and finishing as the 2A Select State Runner-Up. Pixley was also the girls’ head coach for 2 years, leading the program to its first playoff victory in a decade in 2005.  He is also the director of Red Storm AAU Basketball, which has had teams of all ages over the past decade and helped numerous players achieve their dreams of playing at the collegiate level.  Pixley was also recently inducted into the Grizzly Greats (Catholic High School’s athletic hall of fame) for his accomplishments as a player and coach in the community.

 

Chase Stanley

Director Of Development | Assistant Director of Basketball

Chase Stanley is the Director of Development at Team Sportsplex. He handles all fundraising and advertising needs for the Baton Rouge Basketball and Volleyball Association. In partnership with Lighthouse Community Care, Chase also heads our Send a Kid to Camp Fund, which raises funds to allow youth of all backgrounds the opportunity to attend programming at Team Sportsplex. Chase also assists Donna Pixley in daily operations, as well as being involved in directing all basketball programming at Team Sportsplex.

 

Chase was an all-district, all-metro, and all-state performer at University Laboratory School in Baton Rouge. While at Univeristy Laboratory School Chase led the state in scoring his senior year averaging 27.3 points/game, including a school record 47 points versus 6A Allatoona High School out of Geargia. After high school, Chase signed a Division 1 basketball scholarship to Southern University in Baton Rouge to play under first year Coach Roman Banks. He eventually hung up his shoes when he began working with Jonathan and Donna Pixley to help run the Team Automotive Group Sportsplex when it opened in August 2012.