Michele's love for volleyball started when she began playing at the age of seven and continued to grow through middle and high school as she played year round. After playing for eleven years she went on to be an assistant coach for four years, as well as reffing middle school volleyball for three years. She is currently the 8th grade coach at El Portal Middle School in Escalon. Michele has always enjoyed working with children, starting as a babysitter by the age of 10. She is now one of the preschool teachers at Country Kids Child Care Center. She has volunteered her time to the Boys and Girls clubs as well as helping out with school events. She is currently taking classes to further her teaching credentials. Michele loves the game of volleyball and embraces the opportunity that coaching gives her to pass that same love on to young athletes.