Director of Facility Operations
Jonathan Pixley is the Director of Operations at Team Sportsplex, with his focus being on helping the facility run as efficiently and effectively as possible on a daily basis.. He was named the Director of Basketball when the gym opened in 2012, and has recently
transitioned into the operations role. He also trains college and professional basketball players at the facility.
Coach Pixley graduated from Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1992. He was an all-district, all-metro, & all-state basketball player and was inducted into the Grizzly Greats (Catholic High’s athletic hall of fame) in 2016. He earned a Division scholarship to Samford University in Birmingham, AL, where he was a 3-time All-Conference performer and graduated holding several school and conference records. After a career-ending knee injury in the NBA Summer League after his senior year, Pixley moved back to Baton Rouge. Pixley was the head basketball coach at The Dunham School in Baton Rouge from 2001-2021, amassing over 450 career wins, 8 district titles, and 8 District Coach of the Year awards. His teams played in 5 consecutive state title games from 2017-2021, winning 3 state championships over that time. He was also named the Louisiana 2A State Coach of the Year in 2021, his last as a head coach.
Director of Volleyball
Donna Pixley is the Director of Volleyball at Team Sportsplex, where she has also served as the Director of Operations for several years. She is in charge of directing all volleyball programming including camps, clinics, private & group lessons, etc. as well as
serving as the Club Director of Red Storm Volleyball. Without question, Donna is one of the most influential figures in the history of Louisiana volleyball.
Originally from Tampa, Florida where she was a volleyball and basketball standout at Tampa Preparatory School, Donna played at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and was a 4-year starter as a setter. With over 4,000 career assists, she graduated as the school’s all-time leader in assists. At Samford she was named to the All-Academic All-Conference team 3 times and was a member of several national honor societies.
Prior to joining Team Sportsplex full-time in May 2015, Coach Pixley served as the Athletic Director for 4 years at The Dunham School where she recently completed her 21st 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 the state championship, both in Division V. Her 2022 team also won the Division III state title, setting a school record for victories while playing the toughest schedule in the state. All of her teams have qualified for the state playoffs during her tenure at Dunham. She has been named District Coach of the Year 6 times, Metro Coach of the Year twice and State Coach of the Year twice. Donna was also privileged to coach the West All-Star team in the summers of 2006 and 2022.
Donna 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. She is one of 3 coaches in the history of Louisiana to win
both state and national titles. In 2004, Coach Pixley started Red Storm Volleyball with only one team. Today the club has 19 teams and is proud to call Team Sportsplex home. In the spring of 2019, her 18u team finished 5th nationally. In 2022, Red Storm Volleyball experienced its most successful season to date, with 5 teams finishing in the top 10 nationally in the club division.
Director of Basketball
Chase Stanley is the Director of Basketball at Team Sportsplex. He directs all basketball programming as well as assisting Jonathan Pixley with daily operations. Prior to be named the Director of Basketball in 2023, Chase was involved in fundraising efforts for the Baton Rouge Basketball and Volleyball Association along with assisting in all basketball programming offered at the facility.
Chase is also the Director of Red Storm Basketball, an AAU travel basketball organization originally founded by Jonathan Pixley in 2005. Since restarting the program again in 2018, Red Storm has grown from 4 teams in 5th-8th grades, to 9 teams between 4th-11th grades in 2023.
Chase was an all-district, all-metro, and all-state performer at University Laboratory School in Baton Rouge. While at University 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 Georgia. 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.