Former Desert Mountain volleyball coach hired at CA university

Shasta Millhollin-Bossom, who was the girl’s head volleyball coach at Desert Mountain High School from 2013-2015, has accepted the head volleyball coach position at William Jessup University in Rocklin, Calif.

Shasta Millhollin Bossom

Shasta Millhollin Bossom

“My goal as William Jessup’s coach is to not only create amazing volleyball players, but more importantly I want to help create amazing young women who go out into the world and make a difference as a result of their experience at William Jessup,” Ms. Millhollin-Bossom stated in a press release.

Ms. Millhollin-Bossom returns to the collegiate coaching level for the first time since 2008-2009, when she was at Arizona State University for operations and assistant coaching.

She has coached at many club teams in Arizona and California, leading five teams to top-10 national rankings, according to the William Jessup release.

“Shasta is a great fit and a very qualified coach who brings years of playing and coaching experience at all levels of volleyball,” Farnum Smith, William Jessup’s associate athletic director, stated in the release. “She is highly motivated, well connected, and respected by the West Coast volleyball club and collegiate coaches.”

Ms. Millhollin-Bossom credited her parents, who combine for over fifty years of coaching, with teaching her how to coach.

“I am truly blessed to have such incredible parents who have dedicated their lives to teaching and coaching,” Millhollin-Bossom stated in release. “The relationships they have built with their players and the lessons they have taught me and their former players are priceless.”

Ms. Millhollin-Bossom will to coach in the Bay Area, where she played college volleyball at the University of Notre Dame de Namur.

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