Get To Know Coach Natalie:
WHAT IS YOUR COACHING EXPERIENCE?
This will be my first year coaching club, but I have coached and run clinics every summer for the past 4 years at GCU.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN APART OF THE FORTITUDE FAMILY?
This will be my first year!
WHAT IS YOUR PLAYING EXPERIENCE?
-Started playing club in 7th grade
-Played at Horizon High School (3 years on Varsity)
-Played club volleyball at Revolution Volleyball Academy
-Played college volleyball at Grand Canyon University (4 year starter, WAC Freshman of the Year, surpassed 1000 kills)
WHERE ARE YOU FROM? WHAT STATES HAVE YOU LIVED IN?
Arizona native, born and raised in Phoenix.
ARE YOU MARRIED? DO YOU HAVE ANY KIDS?
Yes, I recently got married this year!
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FOOD?
Breakfast food! Like anything breakfast... it was my wedding meal after all.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE COFFEE DRINK?
Redundant-coffee is my favorite. Also Dutch Bros is one of my biggest joys in life.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SPORT TO WATCH? (OTHER THAN VOLLEYBALL)
Lots! But I love watching gymnastics, track & field, and football.
WHAT DO YOU DO BESIDES VOLLEYBALL?
Accounting... thrilling, I know.
I'm also a junior high small group leader, and now a loving wife!
WHY DO YOU LOVE VOLLEYBALL?
This sport has been the biggest journey in my life, and I have never gotten so much excitement as I have after playing, watching, and learning volleyball. Best sport in the world! Not biased though.