This will be Coach Nicole Junell’s (aka Coach J) 4th season at FORCE and her 19th year coaching volleyball. She has been at San Antonio Force the last 3 years and is excited to join the Houston Force team!
While being a native to Texas and coaching here for 8 years, she also coached in Colorado for 7 years, and in New York for 2 years. Her experience has been with a wide range of age groups, both coaching club and school volleyball, and has given her the opportunity to lead camps, clinics, and sand, which has allowed her to develop a well-rounded coaching perspective.
This love of coaching and the game of volleyball started for Coach J while playing volleyball at Fredericksburg High School, continued on through at the University of Northern Colorado, league play in Germany, tournament play on grass in Vail, Colorado, in the sand on Long Island, New York, and continues now in adult competitive indoor and sand leagues around Texas.
Last season at San Antonio FORCE, Coach J assisted 16 Darkside, and head coached 14 Darkside, two of the top National teams. This summer and into the preseason she helped with camps, clinics, and lessons for the players of San Antonio and Houston FORCE.
Coach J can’t wait to start another great season of volleyball and is looking forward to bringing her love and experience of the game to drive and motivate more players to their highest potential!