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About Westside High School

Westside High School is considered to be amongst the best Public High Schools in Nebraska. Westside High School offers 23 Advanced Placement Courses and 17 Honors Courses. Westside is one of 10 schools nationally that utilize modular scheduling for classes. This allows students to take more courses, have access to teachers throughout the school day, and provides students the opportunity to become independent and responsible learners.

Westside High School offers numerous enrichment opportunities in which students can pursue academic interests. Westside collaborates with the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo, which offers our students the unique opportunity to take classes in their Zoo Academy. We have a partnership with the UNMC Health Alliance, providing students who are interested in the medical field the option to take classes at the Nebraska Medical Center. Our state of the art Engineering, Welding, and Fabrication Lab provides our students hand on experience and training with local trades industries and professionals. The Nebraska Furniture Mart School of Entrepreneurship provides Westside learners real-life scenarios and practice in business and marketing. WHS also offers opportunities to earn a Seal of Biliteracy, which recognizes students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation.

Westside High School's athletic and interscholastic programs compete for State Championships each year! 

About Westside Volleyball

Westside High School provides student athletes the best opportunity to succeed in life through sport! We have several key partnerships that make Westside a great place for developing athletes.

Hudl

All of our Varsity matches are recorded and uploaded to Hudl for video and statistical analysis. Our gym is equipped with Hudl Focus and our athletes have immediate access to all game film for match prep, individual improvement, and recruiting purposes.

NeuroTrainer

NeuroTrainer is state of the art technology focused on improving individual hand-eye coordination, decision making speed, and focus. It helps athletes learn to recover from errors and prime for optimal performance. 

Performance Pyschology

Win It Matters provides sports psychology and performance enhancement opportunities for our athletes. This includes leadership, confidence, mental toughness, performing under pressure, and nutrition education.

About Dr. Andrew Wehrli

Professional Skills: 
Andrew is an expert in the field of performance enhancement, an experienced behavior expert, and an accomplished volleyball coach. Andrew is certified by multiple National Organizations for Strength and Conditioning. He is an expert in the field of developing mental toughess. His Dissertation for his doctorate was a 300-page exposition on developing mental toughness in young people.

Philosophy: 
Sports should be fun! Sports provide the ideal medium to teach character, empower mental toughness, and develop life skills. Sports provide an opportunity to teach young people to succeed in the real world and have the power to change the trajectory of a life!

Coaching Resume:

  • Westside High School- Head Coach (Current)
  • Nebraska Elite Volleyball- Director, Co-Owner, Head Coach (Current)
  • USA Volleyball- Head Coach
  • Fremont High School- Head Coach
  • Duchesne Academy- Head Coach
  • Skutt Catholic- Assistant Varsity Coach
  • Grace University- Assistant Coach
  • Marian High School- Assistant Varsity Coach

Coaching Accomplishments:

  • 2-Time Nebraska State Runner-Up
  • 2019 12U Beach National Championship Coach
  • National Runner-Up 15 Open at AAU Nationals
  • 6 Top Three Finishes at Club National Championships
  • Multi-time Finalist at USA Indoor Qualifiers
  • National Championship with Grace University
  • Multi-State Tournament Qualifier with Duchesne Acadmey, Skutt, and Marian
  • Multiple Gold Medalist Coach for USA High Performance Teams
  • 26 Medals at Indoor Qualifiers in 11 Years with Nebraska Elite
  • Trained 19 All-Americans at Various Levels
  • Coached Teams and Players from 10-30 Years Old
  • Presented at Various Coaching Clinics Nationally
  • Multiple State Championships as Athlete and Coach

Education/Certifications:

  • Ed.D in Sports Leadership and Performance Psychology
  • M.A. in Fitness and Wellness Management
  • B.S Exercise Science/Sport Pedagogy
  • Nationally Certified Strength Coach (NSCA, NASM, ACSM)
  • USA CAP III Coach, Beach CAP 1

Personal:

Andrew is married to Jessica Wehrli and has three beautiful  girls and a son: Gabriella, Eliza, Finn, and Estella. Andrew enjoys reading, family time, pickleball, fitness, and home projects in his spare time.

 

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