Volleyball

Bev Bostrom

Bev coached volleyball for 20 years, 15 as head coach at Maryvale and Carl Hayden High Schools, and 5 years as an assistant.  Coach Bostrom's girls won 114 matches and won over 51% of their games.  Bostrom was the Phoenix Coaches Association Volleyball Coach of the Year in 1975 and 1979.  She was the ACA Volleyball All Star Coach in 1980 and has been a clinic speaker for the ACA on numerous occasions.  Coach was the president of the Arizona Association of Volleyball Coaches 8 times and was inducted into their specific Hall of Fame in 1990.  Coach Bostrom is widely known for her selfless dev

Nadine Sass

Nadine Sass' Lady Camelback Spartans were the Class 5A State Volleyball Champions 5 times during her tenure (1980, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990).  Her 1988 team was the State Runner-Up.  Coach Sass' 1989 and 1990 Lady Spartans were back-to-back undefeated teams.  The gymnasium at Camelback now bears the Sass name. 

Barbara Stauffer

Barbara Stauffer was one of the pioneers in small school girls athletics back in the early years following Title IX.  Coach Stauffer was one of the best small school volleyball coaches in Arizona in the 1970's and 1980's.  She began her career in Duncan where her Lady Wildkats were the 2A Class State Volleyball Champions back-to-back in 1972 and 1973.  Duncan followed up with Runners-Up appearances in 1975 and 1976 under Stauffer.  Barb moved over to Ft.

Valorie McKenzie

Valorie McKenzie was the head volleyball coach at Horizon High School since they opened the doors in 1980.  Her Huskies were the State 5A Champions in 2009, 2010, and 2012.  The Huskies were the State Runners-Up in 2000, and 2011.  Coach McKenzie has been honored by being the National Coaches Association Coach of the Year in 2014, the Arizona Coaches Association Coach of the Year, the Arizona Republic's 5A Coach of the Year, and has earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association Victory Award for over 700 wins in her career.  Coach McKenzie's Huskies won their 800th game in October of 2

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