Coaching Experience

  • 2016-2017 Arizona Sky VBC 14R2 Assistant Coach

  • 2015-2016 Arizona Sky VBC 18N1 Assistant Coach

  • -2015- present Thunderbird High Varsity Assistant Coach   School                                                                                                             Phoenix, AZ Assist in rebuilding the Thunderbird volleyball program under the leadership of Coach Jherra Ricks. Organize and implement practice plans. Communicate with school personnel and parents. Create a welcome, familial environment. Serve as an on-campus coach for the program.   Head Coach                                                                                                                  2011, 2012 Seasons Sunnyslope Elementary School - Middle School Team                                                              Phoenix, AZ Implemented a strict practice plan during a 12-match season. Communicated with parents about practices and match times. Performed head coaching duties during all matches. Created an environment of hustle, determination and encouragement. Assistant Coach, 12-1 team                                                                                                  2011, 2012 seasons AZ Desert Sky Volleyball Club                                                                                                    Phoenix, AZ Instructed girls, ages 8-12, on specific volleyball skills, conditioning and strategic court play. Communicated daily with parents. Organized carpools, meals and communication for tournaments. Worked with the head coach to plan an effective practice. Volunteer Assistant Coach                                                                                                               2010 season Greenway High School, Varsity and JV                                                                                       Phoenix, AZ Managed basic practice duties. Assisted the head coach at practices with instruction and drills. Stepped in as Head JV Coach for 3 weeks. Traveled with the team to retreat and matches. Provided specific feedback for improvement to the players.   Summer Clinics Coach                                                                                                            2008 - 2012 AZ Desert Sky Volleyball Club clinics                                                                                        Phoenix, AZ Instructed girls and boys, ages 6-18, in the basic skills of volleyball. Planned specific drills and practices focusing on specific skills. Conducted conditioning and plyometric class daily. Differentiated instruction. Playing Experience Setter/Libero, Captain                                                                                               2012, 2013 seasons Arizona State University - D1AA NCVF Club Team                                                                      Tempe, AZ  Setter, Captain                                                                                                   2006, 2007, 2008 seasons Greenway High School – Varsity                                                                                                 Phoenix, AZ   Setter, Captain                                                                                                                           2003 - 2009 AZ Desert Sky Volleyball Club                                                                                                    Phoenix, AZ                                                                                                                                     Education Francis Marion University                                                                                                      Florence, SC Master of Education, Instructional Accommodation                                                                          May 2015