Get To Know Coach Tracie:

WHAT IS YOUR COACHING EXPERIENCE?

I coached JV volleyball, softball & basketball at Sunnyslope high school for 3 years, then transferred to Phoenix Union High School District where I have been a varsity volleyball coach for 10 years. I coached 5 years with USA volleyball. I have also donated my time to coach a variety of youth sports.  

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A PART OF THE FORTITUDE FAMILY?

This will be my third year and I also have a daughter who plays at Fortitude. 

WHAT IS YOUR PLAYING EXPERIENCE?

I played two years at Yavapai Community College in Prescott, then transferred to Northwest Missouri State University where I played my junior & senior year.

WHERE ARE YOU FROM? WHAT STATES HAVE YOU LIVED IN? 

Glendale, AZ. I am a native, work in Phoenix, live in Goodyear. 

ARE YOU MARRIED? DO YOU HAVE ANY KIDS?

I am married with 2 children

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FOOD? 

Street Tacos

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE COFFEE DRINK?

I don’t drink coffee

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SPORT TO WATCH? (OTHER THAN VOLLEYBALL) 

As a family we love to watch and support the UFC and local fighters as well as USA wrestling.

WHAT DO YOU DO BESIDES VOLLEYBALL? 

I teach high school physical education & health.

WHY DO YOU LOVE VOLLEYBALL?

I love the spirit of the game, working and collaborating at a fast pace to achieve a common goal. I believe young women who play volleyball become better leaders in their adult life, because they have a greater concept of team.