Kristen is originally from upstate NY. She received a bachelor’s degree, in 2015, majoring in Sport Management with minors in coaching and psychology from the College at Brockport, SUNY. Kristen played indoor as an outside/DS for 2 years. She helped out with Paradigm Volleyball Club 14s and 17s teams for a semester. Then, went on to be the assistant women’s volleyball coach at Morrisville State College in NY for 3 seasons while also coaching High School girls at Morrisville-Eaton for 2 seasons. In 2018, Kristen went back to college at Brockport for a second bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science with a biology minor, and finished her last two years of playing eligibility as a DS/libero. She has since done two Strength & Conditioning internships; one at Pepperdine University and one at UCLA. Kristen received her CSCS in May 2020. She is so excited to join the Surfside Family as both a volleyball and strength coach!!