3 YEARS COACHING EXPERIENCE
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 3.5 years and enjoy 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 a senior 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 hometown while in High School. She started coaching at Mtn Peak in August 2018. Since then, she has coached a 12 and 14 year old team. She has coached summer beach volleyball, skills clinics, camps and private lessons. She knows there is still so much to learn about volleyball and takes every opportunity she can to grow and learn as a coach.
WHY I COACH: "I coach because I love helping others learn to love a game and see improvement through their hard work." There is nothing better than to see a player accomplish a skill that they have been working so hard to master.
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