2020-2021 Season: Head Coach 18u Blue
Coach Jac is an army brat, born in Germany. Her family moved to the area in 1996 and stayed here until her Dad retired from Camp Rudder as an Army Ranger Instructor. She graduated from Niceville High School in 2010, and went on to play volleyball at Saint Leo University, 2010-2014.
She has played volleyball since the age of 10, beginning at Lewis Middle School from 2003 – 2006. From there, she went on to attend Niceville High School and played on the NHS Varsity Volleyball team all 4 years, 2006 – 2010. After high school, she received a full scholarship to continue her education and playing career at Saint Leo University in Saint Leo, FL. She attended and played all four years of college at Saint Leo, 2010-2014.
She has been coaching Club volleyball for 5 years, and this is her 3rd season with 850 Elite. She is the assistant coach at Niceville High School.
“Volleyball has been my passion since I was in middle school. It has given me so many opportunities in life, and I love being able to give back to a sport that gave me so much.” – Coach Jac
Her favorite quote is “Pressure is a privilege. It only comes to those who earn it.”. This was said by Billie Jean King, a true pioneer on the path to women’s equality in sports. She embodies what 850 Elite Volleyball stands for and our mission to empower women!
2007 – All County 1st Team (High School)
2008 – All County 1st Team (High School)
2009 – All County 1st Team (High School)
2010 – Sunshine State Conference All-Freshmen Team (College)
2011 – All Sunshine State Conference 1st Team (College)
2012 – All Sunshine State Conference 1st Team (College)
2013 – All Sunshine State Conference 1st Team (College)
2013 – AVCA All-South Region 1st Team (College)
2013 – AVCA All-American Honorable Mention (College)
2013 – Recipient of the Saint Leo University Excellence Award (College)
2014 – Saint Leo University Female Athlete of the Year (College)
2020 – Saint Leo University Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee
Current Saint Leo record holder for average number assists per set at, 11.78.
All-time Best Mailoto Daughter (Coach Jenna is my sister)