17-Under Armour Head Coach

James Ward

James is in his 25th year of coaching volleyball in Oklahoma. He is the Head Coach at Mount St. Mary High School. James has also coached at Oklahoma Bible (2006-2015) and Enid HS (1994-2006). His high school teams are on a streak of 15 straight years of making the State Tournament. He has won 2 State Championships and has 5 Runner-Up finishes. He has also had two club teams win Regionals and qualify for Nationals while he was a coach and director for Enid Evolution Volleyball Club. Last season his Charge 17UA team finished 3rd at the OKRVA Regional Championship and qualified for USAV Nationals in Las Vegas.

James brings a wealthy of knowledge to Charge as he has held positions for both school and club volleyball, including:

  • Vice President, Oklahoma Volleyball Coaches Association-11 years
  • OSSAA Advisory Board for Volleyball-9 years
  • All-State Selection Committe-9 years
  • OKRVA Board Member-4 years

James has had 25 players named All-State and 92 players have gone on to play in college.

James and his wife, Marci, have 3 boys: twins, Jadyn and Jaxyn, and Gabriel.