Coach Dee is going into her fourth season of coaching club volleyball and third season with Spiked City DC. She is not new to the game, she has over 10 years of volleyball experience. Prior to coaching, Coach Dee was a four-year varsity volleyball starter at Duval High School, where she was an outside hitter. She also played club volleyball during her high school career. Although she didn’t play on the collegiate volleyball level, she continued to play on the intramural and club level at NC A&T. She graduated from Bennett College with a B.A. in Journalism and Media Studies. Currently, Coach Dee coaches at Duval High School. She helped lead them to becoming the 2019 4A Volleyball Regional Champions. Every year, Coach Dee is excited to coach the ladies at SCDC and help them become great student-athletes and volleyball players!
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Ashley Horn is a native Washingtonian and was educated in the DC and Prince George's County Public School Systems, who actively participated in a variety of prep sports including volleyball, softball, basketball and track & field. She excelled in Track and Field and received a full track scholarship to Morgan State University. While at Morgan she received several honors including being crowned the MEAC (Mid Eastern Athletic Conference) Champion in the Shot put & Javelin, named Athlete of the Year and was a bronze medalist at the prestigious Penn Relays.
After receiving her degree in Physical Education in 2006, she decided to become an educator and coach. From 2007-2009, she was assigned to Bladensburg High school where she served as a Physical Education teacher, Volleyball and Assistant Track Coach. In 2009, she transferred to Duval High School where she continued teaching Physical Education and serving as an Assistant Track & Field Coach 2009- Present), specializing in the field events. She also served as the Assistant Volleyball Coach from 2010-2015, and took over the Volleyball program beginning in the fall of 2015. In May 2017; she received her Masters Degree in Educational Administration from Trinity Washington University in DC. After several years of rebuilding the volleyball program, the Lady Tigers made an impressive 16-2 run during the 2019 Campaign, and were named the PG County Johnson League Champs and the 4A MPSSAA Regional Champs.
Her hobbies include reading, traveling, watching and participating in athletics. She has recently participated in co-ed volleyball,co-ed softball and a women’s flag football league during her free-time. Her ultimate goal is to coach on the collegiate level and also obtain an Advanced Degree in Physical Education and Coaching.
It is her goal to inspire, encourage, as well as equip them with the information and tools needed to be successful and productive citizens that will contribute to the greater community and engage in a lifetime of physical activity and learning.
My expectations for the upcoming season is that our team will display a high level of competition, determination, resiliency, and discipline this year. In addition it is my plan that every young lady representing our Volleyball program will be a model of excellence in the classroom as well as on the court.