2017-2018  
Name: Molly West
Team: Varsity
Position: Head Coach

Coaching Experience:

  • Desert Vista Varsity Coach 1995-present
  • 2014 & 2015 State Champions
  • 2014 Big School Coach of the Year
  • 5A State Championship 3rd Place 2010
  • 5A State Championship Runner up 2004 & 2008
  • Qualified for state tournament 1998-2001, 2003-2014
  • 2004 East Valley Tribune Coach of the Year
  • Central Region Champions 1999, 2000, & 2001
  • Head Coach Spiral VBA 15UA 2016-17, Qualified for American Division, Minnesota
  • Head Coach Spiral VBA 16UA 2014-15, Qualified for National Division, New Orleans
  • Boys Assistant Coach Spiral VBA 18UA 2014-15, AZ Region 18 open Champions & Silver Medal finish Boys Club Nationals Columbus, OH
  • Head Coach Spiral VBA 16UA 2015-16 Qualified USA Division, Indiana.
  • Head Coach Spiral VBA 15UA 2014-15, Patriot Division Nationals, Minnesota
  • Boys: East Valley Juniors (Club Primitive) 2012-14 Assistant coach 16-Jesse, Head Coach 17-1's
  • Head Coach Spiral VBA 16UA 2013, Silver Medal finish 16 Patriot Division Nationals, Texas
  • Head Coach Spiral VBA 16UA 2012, 16 Open Region Champions/Fiesta Classic 16 Open Champions/Lone Star 3rd Place finish 16 Open/16 Open Nationals Ohio, 11th Place finish
  • Head Coach Spiral VBA 16UA 2011, 16 Open Region Champions/Qualified for Nationals in Open Division in Atlanta, 2011
  • Head Coach Spiral VBA 16UA 2010, 16 Open Region Champions/Qualified for Nationals (National Division) in Reno, 2010
  • Head Coach Spiral VBA 16UA 2009, qualified for Nationals (National Division) in Miami, 2009
  • Head Coach AZ East Valley Juniors 14's 2007
  • Club Director AZ Foothills VBC 1996-2006/Head Coach 14-1's, 16-1's & 18-1's
  • Coached Arizona Region High Performance 16-Under Team in 2001, 2002 & 2003
  • Coached USA Volleyball 18 & Under team in the Sports Down Under "G'Day Games" in Austrailia 2000 & 2004
  • 1998 & 2001 Central Region "Coach of the Year"
  • 1991-1994 Varsity Coach McClintock High School
  • Division 1 Assistant Coach 1984-1987, Fall 1989 University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 1988 Colorado State Assistant Coach
  • 1989 Cal State Fullerton Assistant Coach

Playing Experience:

  • 1980-1981 Setter Central Arizona and Glendale Community College (volleyball and softball)
  • 1982-1983 Setter University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 1990 USVBA All-American Setter

Other:

  • Retired Biology Teacher & Attendance/Drop Out Prevention Coordinator
  • Dual undergraduate degrees: Physical Education & Health Education, Science minor
  • Masters Degree in Education
  • Husband John, daughters Taylor (NAU Neuropsychology/Sociology & Biology Master's) and Jill Francis (ASU/Cal Western Law Grad) Assistant Attorney General, son Britton.
  • Arizona Native


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