13-American Head Coach
After time off last season to expand her beautiful family, Erica Maldonado will be taking over as the 13 American Head Coach. Erica is going into her 13th year of coaching and most recently had enormous success as the 13 National Head Coach. In 2022, Erica led her team to another outstanding 6th place finish at OKRVA Regionals. In 2021, Erica’s team was fantastic, finishing 3rd in 13 American at the MidEast National Qualifier in St. Louis, 4th at the OKRVA Regionals and qualifying for USAV Nationals in Las Vegas. Erica has coached many age groups ranging from 13s to 18s. This will be her 5th year coaching in the 13s age group. Some of her past accomplishments during her coaching career are being the first coach to place Top 3 at a National Qualifier while coaching at OK Edge Volleyball Club, finishing in the top 5 at OKRVA Regional Tournament while coaching her 13-1 South, and placing in the top 3 at many tournaments.
Erica played volleyball throughout her entire school career prior to graduating from Moore High School in 2010. She continued her volleyball playing career at Hillsdale Freewill Baptist College for 2 consecutive years. She was a starting player for both years as a DS and left side all-around player and received multiple awards to include 2nd Team All American. Her positions throughout her volleyball career included outside, middle, right side, and defensive specialist.
Off the court, Erica stays busy caring for her family, working, continuing her education to complete her Master’s in Business Administration, and playing pickup volleyball when her schedule allows. Erica is more than ready to get this season started!