FOCUS AREAS: Volleyball Training
Jess played 3 years of varsity volleyball at Kalamazoo Christian. She played middle as a sophomore and outside hitter her junior and senior seasons. She helped lead the comets to quarterfinals in 2007. She was named all conference, all region, and all state honorable mention. After high school Jess graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2012 with a degree in Exercise Science. She moved to Florida for a year and a half after college and moved back to Kalamazoo in 2013. After working in the health and wellness field for a few years, she chose a new career path and now works for State Farm. Jess has coached volleyball at Looga in 2007-2008 and again in 2014. She has been the JV coach at Kalamazoo Christian High School since 2014. She has also coached 3 seasons with Dead Frog Volleyball.
Jess VanderLugt serves as a Head Volleyball coach for Next Level’s travel volleyball teams in NLP’s volleyball development program.