13 Maple - Head Coach

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Coach Fun Facts

  • Won 100K on America’s Funniest Videos when she was 3
  • Can cross her eyes and move them in opposite directions
  • Has delivered 3 baby horses (owns 6)
  • Enjoys racing and training barrel racing horses
  • Has started 3 businesses since the age of 15

Coach Bio

This season (2022-2023) Mica Rucker is the head coach for Roots Volleyball’s second 13s team – 13 Maple.

This will be Mica’s third season with the Roots Volleyball family. In her first season with Roots Volleyball (2020-2021), Mica served as the head coach for 15 Pecan and assistant for 14 Pecan. Last season (2021-2022) Mica head coached 15 Mesquite and assisted 15 Under Armour Green and 12 Maple. Mica was dedicated to seeing her teams grow and succeed on and off the court, she spent numerous hours in the gym, at tournaments, and team bondings with her three teams. 15 Mesquite won medaled at several tournaments including ASC #1 (bronze), Frostbite 3 (gold), and won the silver bracket going 8:2 at Lone Star Regionals. 15 Green won gold at Roots #1, gold at Countdown City Classic, and silver at CTPL.

Mica is a Texas native, who grew up playing volleyball in Round Rock, Texas. Mica attended Texas A&M University where she earned Bachelor’s Degrees in Health Science and Education. After college, she developed a love for coaching and became the head coach for a private school in Leander, Texas.

In her spare time, Mica enjoys spending time with her horses, designing and selling homes, reading, cooking, and entertaining her friends.