Volleyball News

Coach Schmitz & Daughters Olivia, Mary Katherine featured in Georgia Bulletin

October 27th, 2011

A Coach Who Balances Multiple Roles
by Michael Alexander, Georgia Bulletin

It’s not unheard of for coaches to coach at least one of their children. Marist School’s Mike Trapani coached his daughter in softball and his son in baseball. Our Lady of Mercy’s Tony Caruso also coached his son in basketball.

However, for the last three seasons, Bill Schmitz, athletic director and head volleyball coach at Our Lady of Mercy School, Fayetteville, has coached his two eldest children, Olivia, 18, and Mary Katherine, 16, in the same sport at the same time. Olivia is the team’s senior outside hitter and Mary Katherine is a junior setter...
To read the full article, please visit the Georgia Bulletin blog.

Picture courtesy of Michael Alexander

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