Rachel Gadberry

Why I Coach
Coaching is fun because players bring their own personalities and talents together in order to push their limits mentally, physically, and as a team. Playing volleyball taught me to take pride in myself and my strength at a young age and I want to give my players the same confidence to reach their goals.

Personal Profile
22 years old
Background: I have six siblings. You are bound to know at least one!
Occupation: Website Development Manager at The International Academy of Pelvic Surgery

Coaching Experience
4 Years Volleyball Coaching Experience
Head Coach Notre Dame Academy Freshmen 2011

Head Coach Alabama Juniors 15-3 2011
Coach at Institute Le Rosey camps in Geneva, Switzerland 2010-2011
Coach at Samford University Camps 2008-2010

Education and Certification
Samford University Graduate 2011, Bachelor of Arts- English, Pre-Law
Impact Certified

Notre Dame Academy Graduate 2007

Playing Experience

NKYVC- 2001-2007
HS-Volleyball, Notre Dame Academy 2003-2006

College- Volleyball, Samford University 2007-2010 (4 Year Scholarship)

Honors and Accomplishments
2008- Southern Conference All Freshmen Team

2008- Led Samford to 28-5 record; best in school history
2008- Southern Conference All-Academic Team
2008- Samford University’s “Team of the Year”
2008- Nominated for Samford University Athletics “Rookie of the Year”
2008-2010- SOCON District Champions
2007-2011- Team Representative for Student Athlete Advisory Committee
2008-2009- Chair of Student Athlete Community Service
2009-2011- Chair of Samspy’s Athletic Award Show
2009-2011- NCAA Recertification Team- nominated student writer
2011- Nominated for Samford “Comeback Athlete of the Year


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