Welcome to the Desert Vista High School Women's Volleyball program.

First match is 9/3 at Mountain Ridge and home opener 9/4 with Mesa.

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Volleyball 101 Saturday, 8/23 in small gym! VB 101 is our mandatory parent meeting, booster and Little Sister event. See calendar for more info. All players are expected to sell one business ad OR a personal ad this week. Please turn in your ad info to your coaches by Friday! Popcorn sales are due on Monday at practice. Thank you in advance!

Congratulations to the following players who have committed to play volleyball in college.
Maggie Bryne-Quinn: Colorado School of Mines, Colorado
Rachael Kramer: University of Florida, Florida
Matisse Monty: Wingate, North Carolina
Kirstyn Sperry: Bryant University, Rhode Island
Jenna Tunnell: Pepperdine, California (indoor and beach)

On-Line Tax Credit Donations
The Tempe Union High School District now has an on-line form to allow you to submit your Tax Credit Donations.

Mission and Vision
Desert Vista is a recognized and well respected volleyball program in the state of Arizona. The success of our program is a direct reflection of the hard work our players put in during the season as well as in the off season. You can expect success that is measured beyond the win-loss record. Success is within the journey as much as it is about reaching the destination. Our success is about uniting a group of individuals to pursue a common goal and overcoming individual differences in order for the team to achieve its potential. Success of the athlete excelling on a personal level on the court as well as off the court by being a part of something bigger than the individual. Our success is about teaching life skills through sports that are necessary to be a winner. The expectations are high for Desert Vista volleyball players. Being on the Desert Vista Volleyball team is a commitment to hard work and dedication that requires the selection of athletes who "bring something special to the court and their team".

Our accomplishments:

  • Arizona 5A Semi Finalist/3rd place finish 2010
  • Arizona 5A State Runner Up: 2004, 2008
  • Coach West named Tribune's East Valley 5A Coach of the Year: 2004
  • American Volleyball Coaches Association All Academic Team Award 2003-2006
  • Central Region Champions: 1999-2001
  • Central Region Runner Up: 1998, 2002-2005, 2007
  • Qualified for state tournament: 1998-2001, 2003-2013
  • Ranked in the top 10 teams in the 5A state rankings: 1998-2004, 2007-2010
  • 5A State Playoff Finishes: 2nd place (2004, 2008), 5th place (1999, 2000, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2013)
  • Ranked 9th in the nation by vball.com: 2000
  • Coach West voted Central Region Coach of the Year: 1998 and 2001
  • Coach West selected ESPN.com coach of the week: October 2000
  • Fiesta Region Player of the Year: 2009 (Betsi Metter)
  • Central Region Player of the Year: 2007 (Abby Simmons), 2003 (Leah Lathrop), 2001 (Renee Lathrop), 2000 (Nicki King)
  • All-Arizona Player: 2008 & 2009 (Betsi Metter), 2007 (Abby Simmons)
  • East Valley Tribune Player of the Year: 2007 (Abby Simmons)
  • AZ Republic Southeast Valley Player of the Year: 2008 (Betsi Metter)

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