Play for her
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Brittany Boerigter grew up in Lincoln Nebraska where she started playing volleyball in 8th grade after being cut from the team in 7th grade. She went not to play 2 years of club volleyball in High School as well has making the Varsity team her Junior and Senior year, where here team played there way into state for the first time in school history. Brittany was a multi sport athlete in High school playing 4 years of Varsity basketball as well as participating in track and field. She tore her ACL her Junior year which is where the spark of coaching starting. She Coached an in coming freshman team in summer league as she could not participate in playing herself. After graduating from High school Brittany moved to Kansas City attending Avila University where she played volleyball and basketball. She was team captain her Senior year of volleyball. Brittany Graduated in ’08 with he B.S. in Sports Science. She then went on to be the GA at Avila University for the ’08 & ’09 seasons.
Since leaving Avila Brittany coached at two different clubs making her way into assistant director roles. From there she had a spark to start a club in 2018 that focuses on learning volleyball fundamentals the correct way as well as teaching girls to find the passion to play volleyball for themselves and their team.
June of 2020 Brittany was named Head Varsity Coach at Notre Dame de Sion High School in Kansas City Mo. She lead the team to their first District win and State appearance since 2005, in 2021 she lead the team to finish 4th in Missouri Class 3 State tournament.
Brittany said “I want to teach girls who love the sport of volleyball that want to have fun. Remind them to always play for the girl girl that fell in love with the game. Play for her!”
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Stephanie started playing volleyball in 4th grade after making a deal with her parents, she then went on to play volleyball all 4 years at Shawnee Mission North and played club for Southwind Rising, under Rachel Magana. She moved on to play Libero for the Varsity KU Club Team with her team ranking as high as 18th in the nation.
After college, Stephanie came back to Southwind to coach for 6 years and eventually found a home with Legacy Jrs. She has been a head coach for 8 years, coaching all ages 13-18; sending a number of players to play in college.
Stephanie’s favorite thing about coaching is developing players and inspiring a love for the game. She believes It takes more than just skill; but hard work and a passion for the game to truly become a good athlete and team player.
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Michelle Pulido is a Missouri native who has played volleyball since her early elementary years. Michelle began playing varsity volleyball in high school her freshman year and was a two year captain, and a four year letterman. Her high school won the MAAC State Championship her junior and senior year of high school, and Michelle was awarded MVP her senior year and made the Alternative Team her sophomore through senior years at the MAAC Championship. Michelle graduated from Avila University with a bachelors degree in Social Work. While attending Avila, Michelle was awarded a volleyball scholarship and played middle blocker for three years while also being a captain two of the three years before injuring her knee. After her knee injury her senior year, Michelle became an assistant for Avila’s Lady Eagles volleyball team. Michelle later built a volleyball program for Brookside Charter Middle School coaching for four years with a focus of teaching the girls basic fundamentals of the game and developing a love for the sport.
July of 2020 Michelle accepted the Freshman Coach roll at Notre Dame de Sion High school.
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Katie Green has been around volleyball since she was very young. Her mother coached high school volleyball, she was always at the practices shagging balls, trying to pass to herself or the high schoolers were tossing balls to her getting touches and knowledge. Katie was a four year starter in high school and played where ever needed until I settled into setting her junior or senior year. Katie played club volleyball starting my sophomore year of high school.
From High School Katie went on to play on scholarship at Missouri Baptist as a setter and went with the team to the NAIA national tournament my senior year.
Her playing career pretty much ended after college, she worked as the sports information director for the men's and women's indoor volleyball teams at Missouri Baptist and then the women's indoor and beach teams at University of Louisiana at Monroe. Katie now continues to work with men's and women's college volleyball in sports information/athletic communications to this day but at the NAIA national office instead of at one specific school. So she gets to attend the national championship and tell the story of what happens there.
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Claire Granger was born and raised in Kansas City, she graduated from Park Hill South HS in 2017. She grew up playing club and school volleyball for a DECADE. Claire’s 12U team won the KC Show Me National Qualifier, placing 97th at nationals that year. Claire was a versatile player, have started/played every position. Claire is currently studying Psychology in college.
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This is Coach Jen’s first year with Legacy Jrs. Jen joins the club coaching scene after being a
recreational volleyball coach for her three children since 2013 when her oldest started playing.
Jen not only enjoys coaching, but also finds time to play in two womens’ leagues.
Coach Jen grew up playing volleyball in rec and CYO leagues in Topeka, Kansas. She attended
Hayden High School where she was a three sport athlete, being a leader on the volleyball,
basketball, and softball teams. Although Jen was never the super star, she has some great
highlights with stats and contributions to these teams.
Jen then went to walk on at the University
of Saint Mary for the volleyball team and earned a scholarship for softball. Once again she
helped build these young programs in the NAIA league. As a Spire, Jen played 4 years of
volleyball and only 3 years of softball so she could complete her student teaching as a senior in
the Spring. Jen was named as Female Athlete of the Year at the University of Saint Mary in
2002 for success on and off the court/field. At the University of Saint Mary, she earned her
Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education.
Jen is now a middle school Social Studies
teacher at St. Michael the Archangel in Leawood, but can also say that volleyball has been a
part of her life for over 30 years. So now coaching volleyball at the club level shows that true
passion Coach Jen has for the sport, but also being able to work with young people is important
too. She works on instilling desire, hustle, passion, focus, sportsmanship, and teamwork
mentality with girls at a young age so they can experience joy in the sport as much as she has
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Coach Kara joined Legacy Jrs. this year as a setter on 16 Black and as a Junior Assistant for 12 Red. Kara comes to Legacy with many years of volleyball experience. Kara started playing volleyball in 2nd grade on a rec team year round and then started club as a 4th grader in Texas. After moving to KC, Kara joined Southwind. She has also played for SKC and Dynasty. Kara is currently a sophomore at St. Thomas Aquinas High School. She has been involved with the volleyball program there for two years. She was a part of a Freshman A Team who went undefeated in their season. Kara enjoys the positive environment that the Legacy Jrs. coaches create. She is happy to be involved as a player and assistant coach. Kara looks forward to helping young girls love volleyball like she does!