Born: Breese, IL
Profession: Elementary P.E. Teacher (13th year)
Years Coaching: 17 years
Coaching Background: I was a graduate assistant coach at Southeast Missouri State in 2000. I was the Head Volleyball Coach at Triad High School, Troy, IL from 2005-2011. I have also helped coach the girls' program at O'Fallon High School from 2014-2016. I have been coaching junior high boys volleyball at St. Clare Catholic School in O'Fallon, IL from 2011-present. I am in my first season as the Boys' Head Volleyball Coach at O'Fallon Township High School.
Awards & Finishes: I earned Player of the Year (metro area) award my senior year at Mater Dei, while being on 3 State Championship teams at Mater Dei (1993, 1994, 1995). I earned Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year award at Southeast Missouri State University in 1999.
Playing Background: I played at Mater Dei High School in Breese, IL. I went on to play 2 years at Indiana State University and then transferred to play at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO.
Other Interesting Things: I love coaching with my husband, Kenny, and spending time with him and our 3 kids-- Connor 15, Camryn 12, and Karsen 6.
Favorite Quote:If it is important to you, you will find a way. If it is not, you will find an excuse.---Unknown