16 Maple - Head Coach
Coach Fun Facts
- Scared of heights and snakes
- Loves the outdoors
- Favorite holiday is Thanksgiving
- Won a National Championship
- Dog mom to Sable (Blue Heeler)
This season (2022-2023) Jessie Mundfrom is the head coach for Roots Volleyball’s third 16s team – 16 Maple
Jessie took a few seasons off to focus on her teaching career. Previously (2017-2018) Jessie served as the head coach for 13 Black. The season before (2016-2017), Mundfrom served as the head coach for 13 Black and assistant coach for 17 Black.
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 her time at Concordia, she transferred to the 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 Austenite and a Roots Volleyball/Texas Eclipse alumni. She graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and recently completed her Master’s in Education. She will be taught Biology the past three years at Round Rock High School and coached freshman volleyball. She recently started a new job in healthcare. This is Jessie’s 5th season with Texas Eclipse.