Jameson named coach of the year

There is no higher compliment than being named the best-of-the-best by your peers and that is exactly the level of aknowledgment Lovell High School volleyball coach Stormy Jameson received at the conclusion of the 3A West volleyball season.

“This is a great honor for her and well deserved,” said LHS Athletic Director Joe Koritnik.

This is Jameson’s sixth year as head coach for the Lady Bulldogs. The team was moved up to the 3A ranks two years ago, where her team competed against much larger schools, not only staying competitive but entering the regional tournament games as the number one seed from the 3A Northwest.

Stormy Jameson
Stormy Jameson

“I think getting the number one seed like that played a big part in her getting this recognition from the other coaches,” said Koritnik. “She maintains a consistent level of success every year. Even with the change from 2A to 3A she kept the team competitive.”

Jameson was previously honored as the 2A West coach of the year in 2012, which was a year her team won the state championship for that division.

Koritnik pointed out that Jameson has had a number of staff changes to deal with, losing assistant coaches a number of times for reasons she could not control, like the coach moved away from the area.

“This created a challenge for her, but to her credit she has been able to bring in new assistants and has been successful getting them on board with her coaching system,” said Koritnik. “She is a good communicator and finds ways to keep it fun for the girls. The players respect

By Patti Carpenter

her, too.”