Fellowship Christian School names new head coach, director of volleyball

Coaching veteran Kirbie Wallace joins Fellowship

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ROSWELL, Ga. – Kirbie Kathleen Wallace of Jonesboro has been named director of volleyball and head varsity volleyball coach for Fellowship Christian School, Athletic Director Bryan Lindner has announced.

“Coach Wallace has a great background, and we are blessed to have her join our program,” Lindner said. “Her coaching resume is very strong, which includes valuable experience at both the club and high school levels.”

The Fellowship varsity volleyball team reached the state playoffs for the first time in school history this past fall, hosted the first-ever region volleyball playoff match since the school joined the Georgia High School Association and posted a 25-9 school record season.

“I am excited to be joining such a great institution like Fellowship,” Wallace said. “I look forward to helping the Lady Paladin program build on the success of last year’s great team, and assist our athletes to grow on and off the court.”

Wallace spent the past four years as director of volleyball for Elite Sports Training in Hampton. A veteran of 12 years in coaching, Wallace served two seasons as head coach of St. John the Evangelist Catholic School, a PK-8 school in Hapeville, from 2012-13. She guided the Eagles to an 18-2 record and a second-place region finish in 2013, following an 8-10 record in 2012.

Wallace also has extensive experience as a head coach at the club level.

Wallace, who earned a bachelor’s degree in education and public policy from Ashford University of Clinton, Iowa in 2013, is an IMPACT certified volleyball coach through USAV in three states (Florida, Georgia and South Carolina). She has been a Georgia High School Association certified volleyball coach since 2001.

FH 06-18-14