Mandy was born in raised in the Valley, and started her volleyball journey over 20 years ago. After playing on both the JV and Varsity teams at Immaculate Heart High School, she went on to play recreational indoor volleyball at Chapman University. In 2017, after years of playing on various adult leagues, Mandy got the chance to join the United States Youth Volleyball League coaching staff and helped young players in Santa Monica and Pasadena discover their love of the sport.
In her day job, Mandy works in comic publishing and enjoys spending time with her family, including her baby girl and a chocolate Labrador named Sierra. Mandy is so excited to join the Surfside family!