Constructing a Volleyball Program
(CEDAR HILL, TEXAS) Amanda Perry has a plan for Cedar Hill Excessive Faculty Volleyball excellence.
She mentioned it begins with constructing a program that also believes it could actually win a set – even when it’s trailing by 5, 10 or 15 factors.
“We need to be the group that opponents are scouting and watching our movie,” Perry mentioned. “We need to be that group that no person appears to be like ahead to taking part in on the courtroom. Our groups will probably be composed and mentally powerful on the courtroom.”
Perry met the returning Cedar Hill High School Volleyball Gamers – together with seven sophomores – on Tuesday and may have an official Meet & Greet subsequent week.
“After interviewing a number of folks, we needed somebody who would join with the women, actually care about them and get this system to the following degree,” Cedar Hill Athletic Director Melanie Benjamin mentioned. “It’s going to be an thrilling time for volleyball at Cedar Hill.”
Perry involves Cedar Hill from Class 5A Everman Excessive, south of Fort Value. At Everman, she went 48-23 in two seasons and missed the playoffs by only one match, twice. Previous to her arrival, Everman had by no means gained greater than two district matches in a season.
Cedar Hill appears to be like to return to the playoffs for the primary time since 2018 and win its first postseason match since 2012.
Perry grew up within the small city of Venus – 15 miles southwest of Cedar Hill on U.S. Freeway 67. She performed basketball and volleyball at Venus Excessive, incomes a basketball scholarship to Adams State in southern Colorado. She transferred to Lubbock Christian, incomes a Bachelor’s Diploma in Schooling, from the West Texas-based college.
Perry determined her teaching path can be volleyball, and he or she served as an assistant at each Midlothian and Burleson Centennial, respectively. Throughout her time at Midlothian, Cedar Hill was a district opponent.
Final season, the Girl Longhorns had so many freshmen on varsity that it affected the Junior Varsity and Freshman Groups. The group gained its first two matches final season and was aggressive in a number of different ones.
Resulting from COVID-19, there weren’t any non-conference tournaments for the Girl Longhorns.
Perry follows DaVarika Johnson, who was the pinnacle coach in 2019 and 2020 and an assistant coach in 2017 and 2018.
“My expertise right here helped me develop and sharpen my character,” Johnson mentioned. “I’m prepared for the following part of life.”
Along with teaching, Perry will educate Particular Schooling at Cedar Hill Excessive Faculty.