Ellen graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1992 and has been teaching and coaching ever since. She feels very fortunate that her job is also her hobby. She love working with kids and seeing their passion, knowledge and determination blossom. Ellen started coaching club volleyball in 2000. Coaching club gives her an opportunity to get to know kids and families outside of school and one more avenue to be apart of a kid’s growth. She is married and has two children. Life goes by quickly, so she tries to enjoy her time as much as possible.