12 Maple - Head Coach
Coach Fun Facts
- Scared of heights and snakes
- Loves being outdoors
- Roots Volleyball alumni
- Enjoys playing competitive sand volleyball
- Favorite foods are steak and sweets
This season (2020-2021), Jessie Mundfrom will be the head coach for Roots Volleyball’s second 12s team – 12 Maple.
Previously Jessie served as the head coach for 12 Black (2019-2020) and took the year off before (2018-2019) to focus on her high school teaching and coaching career. During the 2017-2018 season, Jessie Mundfrom served as the head coach for Roots Volleyball’s second 13s team – 13 Black. The season before, Mundfrom served as the head coach for 13 Black and assistant coach for 17 Black. Jessie led 13 Black to six top ten finishes including two medals at Mistletoe Madness (3rd) and PAC #2 (1st).
Jessie is a Westwood High School graduate and played volleyball for the Lady Warriors all four years. As a member of Westwood’s varsity team, she broke multiple records including match passing efficiency – 2.75 out of 3 (2009) and career passing efficiency – 2.31 out of 3 (2009). She currently holds the record for season passing efficiency – 2.46 out of 3 (2009). Her efforts at Westwood earned her the Best Defensive Specialist award (2009).
Jessie continued her collegiate career at Concordia University in Austin, Texas. During her freshman season she earned numerous accolades including two-time American Southwest Conference Player of the Week, Second Team All-Conference, Defensive Player of the Year, and AVCA Team Academic Award. She also tallied 5.70 digs/game – conference (3rd in conference), 5.14 digs/game – season (3rd in conference) and accumulated 87 digs in the span of three matches.
Following Concordia, she transferred to University of Texas at Austin and played for the University of Texas Women’s Club Team her junior and senior seasons. Jessie led her team to the 2013 Women’s Division II National Collegiate Club Volleyball Championship. As a result of her strong performance she was awarded Best Division II Defensive Player and Division II All-Tournament First Team.
Throughout college, Jessie competed competitively in national beach volleyball tournaments. She earned multiple medals with on the sand including 1st and 3rd place in Open level Regional tournaments, 1st place at the Texas Open USAV Junior Beach Tour (2010), and 3rd place in Sinjin Smith Collegiate Beach Volleyball Texas Regional Championship. Jessie qualified for USAV Junior Beach Nationals (2010) and participated in the USAV Beach Tour in Dallas (June 4th) and Galveston (July 16th). Due to her high level of play, she was invited to the USA Beach High Performance A2 Camp (2011) and to participate in the USAV Beach High Performance Championships (2011).
Jessie is a native Austinite and Roots Volleyball alumni. She graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and recently completed her Master’s in Education. She is teaching Biology and coaching freshman volleyball at Round Rock High School. This is Jessie’s 4th season coaching with the Roots Volleyball family.