LKN Volleyball Club

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    Meet Coach Molly Gwaltney

    Hometown: Germantown, TN
    High School: St. Mary’s HS (Colorado Springs)
    HS Sports: Volleyball, Tennis
    Volleyball Club/s: Stellar, Altitude
    College:  Belmont Abbey College
    College Sports: Varsity Volleyball, Varsity Tennis
    Club Coaching Experience: 5 years
    HS Coaching Experience: 5 years (2016 1A State Champions!)
    Role Model: My Momma- “Fix your face!”
    Favorite Book: Anything by Jodi Picoult
    Favorite Netflix Series: Peaky Blinders, House of Cards
    Favorite Local Restaurant: Aria (uptown)
    To-Do Bucket List Item: Travel to Australia
    Family: Susan (Momma), Pete (Daddy), Trey, Aaron, & Jody (Brothers)


    Meet Coach Natalie Nieman

    Hometown: Winchester, VA
    High School: Hickory Grove Christian
    HS Sports: Volleyball
    Volleyball Club/s: Carolina Storm
    College:  Montreat College
    College Sports: Varsity Volleyball
    Club Coaching Experience: 5 years
    HS Coaching Experience: 3 years
    College Coaching Experience: 2 years
    Role Model: My Mom, who has coached volleyball while battling MS for 25 years. 
    Favorite Book: Wild and Free
    Favorite Local Restaurant: Amelie’s
    To-Do Bucket List Item: Travel throughout Europe
    Describe Yourself in Three Words:  Sweet, Caring, Fun
    Family: Donna (Mom), James (Dad), Jasmine (Sister)

    Meet Coach Andy Cook

    Hometown:  Danville, VA
    High School: George Washington HS
    HS Sports: Baseball, Basketball
    College: William and Mary
    College Sports: Baseball
    Professional Sports: NY Mets, Pitcher, 5 Years
    Club Coaching Experience: 6 Years
    HS Coaching Experience: 2 Years
    Additional Coaching Experience:  Baseball Head Coach
    Role Model: Dad
    Favorite Move: Tombstone
    Favorite local restaurant: Red Rocks
    Bucket List To Do:  Travel to Ireland
    Describe Yourself in Three Words:  Tall, Competitive, Fun
    Family:  Katie (wife), Laine, Myers, Banks (children), Rudy, Cally (dogs)

    Meet Coach Kjnel Jackson

    Hometown: Charlotte, NC
    High School: West Charlotte HS
    HS Sports: Volleyball, Basketball
    College: North Carolina A&T University
    College Sports: Volleyball, Intramural at NCCU
    Additional Athletic Acknowledgments: 6 years as a recreational volleyball player, Char-Meck All Conference Team, 4 year Captain
    Club Coaching Experience: 3 year
    HS Coaching Experience: 4 years
    Role Model: Maya Angelo
    Favorite Movie: Selena
    Favorite Local Restaurant: Pisces Sushi
    To-Do Bucket List Item: Visit Santorini, Greece
    Family: Shirley Jackson (mom), Kenney Jackson (dad), Keneshia & Nirvana Jackson (sisters)

    Meet Coach Sondra Parys

    Hometown: Crystal Lake, IL
    High School: Prairie Ridge HS
    HS Sports: Volleyball
    Volleyball Club/s: Club Fusion
    College: University of Toledo
    College Sports: Volleyball
    Additional Athletic Acknowledgments: 2009 All MAC Freshman, European Tour (Club Fusion, 18-1’s Team)
    Club Coaching Experience: 8 years
    HS Coaching Experience: 3 years
    College Coaching Experience: 4 years
    Additional Coaching Experience: Gymnastic Coach
    Role Model: Parents
    Favorite Local Restaurant: CowFish
    Describe Yourself in Three Words: Driven, Kind-Hearted, Courageous
    Family: Joe (Father), Lori (Mother), Joe & Jori (Siblings)

    Meet Coach Alison Benton

    Hometown: Born in Illinois, Raised in Gainesville, FL
    High School: St. Francis Catholic HS
    HS Sports: Volleyball, Soccer
    Volleyball club/s: Gainesville Juniors

    College:  Catawba College
    College Sports: Volleyball
    Volleyball Acknowledgments: Runner-up for Florida 3A Player of the Year, MVP of AAU Nationals Club
    Club Coaching Experience: 1 Year
    Describe yourself in three words: Easy-going, Hardworking, Competitive
    Favorite Netflix Series: Grey’s Anatomy  
    Favorite Restaurant:  Go Burrito (in Salisbury)
    Role Model: My Mom
    To-Do Bucket List Item: Really would like to SKYDIVE!
    Family: Jerry & Sue Benton (Parents), Abby (Sister, who plays at Catawba, as well.)