Clare attended and played volleyball at Cactus Shadows High School and was part of the 2005 State Championship team. She went on to attend the University of Arizona and received her degree in Economics and Math. In 2013, Clare received her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification. Most recently, she received her Master of Science degree in Health Science with an emphasis in sports performance from Rocky Mountain University.

Clare has been coaching club for four years, previously at Club VOS and now at Ignite Volleyball Club. Last season, she coached Club VOS Desert Foothills 12s and finished 13th in the AZ region and tied for 3rd at Festival Fiesta. She is the freshman coach at Cactus Shadow High School and the strength and conditioning coach for the high school’s volleyball program. Clare is also USA Volleyball CAP I certified.

Volleyball Coaching Experience:

  • Ignite Volleyball Club, Head Coach: 2015-present
  • Club VOS Desert Foothills, Head Coach (12’s): 2012-2015
  • Cactus Shadows High School Freshman Head Coach: 2014-15 seasons

Volleyball Education / Certifications:

  • 2016 – Present: Gold Medal Squared Coaches Clinic
  • USAV CAP I Certification
  • USAV CAP II Certification (pending)
  • USAV IMPACT Certification
  • Safesport Certification
  • CDC and NFHS Concussion Certification
  • C.S.C.S (Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist)
  • Pro Fitness Jump Training Certified

Volleyball Playing Experience:

  • 2007-2011: University of Arizona Intramurals (Co-ed)
  • 2003-2007: Cactus Shadows High School
  • 2003-2006: Black Mountain Juniors Club