Samantha Ethridge

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Samantha Ethridge is in her 6th season as a coach at Oklahoma Peak Performance. For the past two years, she has coached the 13s age division. Before her time at the 13s age, she she was an assistant on the 16 EP team for three seasons, where she gained the knowledge of how to coach a competitive team at a high level. Samantha was also the head freshmen coach and assistant varsity coach at Edmond Santa Fe high school for four seasons, while she was in college. Samantha has been doing private lessons for seven years now and has worked with ages from eight to eighteen years old. While she enjoys working with all ages, 13s has grown to become her favorite, as it is such an important time in a players development.

As a player, Samantha played at Peak from age 10 to 18, playing most of those years as a libero. As a high school athlete, she won a state championship in 2013 for Edmond Santa Fe and was named an All Tournament Player. She was also Co-Defensive Player of the Year and an All-State selection in 2016. Samantha also went on to win two more state championship titles as an assistant coach for the 2017 and 2018 varsity Edmond Santa Fe squads.

Samantha graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in English. Currently, Samantha is a full time manager at Lululemon and a private lessons instructor. She loves hanging out with friends and her pups, Charlie and Oliver. When she finds time, she enjoys playing sand volleyball with friends. As much as she loved being a player, she loves coaching even more and cannot wait for this season!