Westerville South High School (WSHS) Athletic Director Josh DeVoll today announced that Haley Adams has been selected as Head Volleyball Coach, pending Board of Education approval.
“Haley has an exceptional background in volleyball and we’re excited to welcome her to our program,” DeVoll said. “Along with her athletic credentials, she brings an impressive professional resume, holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood and Special Education, as well as a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration, from Edinboro University.”
A screening committee consisting of teachers, support staff, and administrators reviewed the resumes of 8 applicants and subsequently forwarded three candidates to the Interview Committee. In addition to being outstanding coaches, those forwarded for consideration were classroom teachers. The Interview Committee met with 6 highly qualified candidates and recommended Adams for the position. The Interview Committee consisted of school administration, teachers, coaches, and support staff.
Adams grew up in Buffalo, NY, and played on the Niagara Frontier Volleyball Club’s National Team. She was a two-time regional qualifier, sectional champion and all conference player at Williamsville North High School, where she also played basketball. Adams earned an athletic scholarship to play Volleyball at Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania and earned All PSAC honors. She was a four year PSAC Scholar Athlete, a member of Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society, and a representative on the Student Athlete Advisory Board. Adams served as Varsity Assistant Coach and Middle School Head Coach in Edinboro, PA., and also serves as the Head coach for American club volleyball at Club Ashtabula in Geneva, Ohio.
“We’re pleaaed to bring in a person of Haley’s caliber to help take our Volleyball Program to the next level,” DeVoll said. “She brings a passion for the game and for helping young people reach their goals, on and off the court.”