HOME LIFE: Hailee is the youngest of 6 girls in her family. She grew up in Castle Dale, UT. Being in a family of all girls, her dad needed someone to do some manly things with so he took her to football games, went hunting and fishing, and fixed cars. She did a variety of sports in high school including volleyball, swim, and track. Hailee met her husband Tyler in high school and after getting back from their missions in Estonia and Fiji for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, they got married. They have been married for a 2.5 years and enjoy the married life. They love to travel, mountain bike, snowboard, wakeboard, and watch sports together
EDUCATION: Hailee got her associates at Utah Valley University and after getting married transferred to her dream school Utah State University. Hailee is in the USU CPD Dietetics program; this program allows her to study and complete her internship before she graduates in May 2021. Hailee plans to get a Masters Degree in Sports Dietetics/Nutrition.
VOLLEYBALL CAREER: Hailee started playing volleyball with her sisters and family at the church gym. She made the Jr. High team and started playing club volleyball in 9th grade. Hailee has trained in a variety of positions; she played right side/setter her freshman year, started as setter on the high school varsity team as a sophomore, and played outside hitter her senior year. Hailee was the setter for the USU Women’s Club Volleyball team in Spring 2019 and helped her team make it to nationals in Denver.
COACHING CAREER: Hailee taught private setting lessons in her home town while in High School. She started coaching at Mtn Peak in 2018. She coached summer beach volleyball, skills clinics and private lessons during the summer.
WHY I COACH: "I coach because volleyball taught me so many lessons for my personal life, educational experiences, and my relationships with others.
VOLLEYBALL IDOL: Kerri Lee Walsh
FAVORITE QUOTE: “If at first you don’t succeed, try try again. Don’t give up too easily; persistence pays off in the end.” - Thomas H. Palmer