Coach Shannon Phillips returns for her 8th year on the UMS-Wright volleyball coaching staff.  In addition to coaching, she also teaches AP, honors, and college prep chemistry at UMS-Wright.  She has a total of ten years coaching experience including middle school, JV, and club volleyball teams.  Coach Phillips graduated from Dothan High School, earned a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Huntingdon College, and earned a master’s degree from The University of South Alabama.  While playing volleyball at Huntingdon she was named to the All-Freshman Team, the All-Conference Team, and the All-Academic Team.   She and her husband, Chris, have a one-year-old son named John.  Chris is the Planning and Analytics Coordinator for Sacred Heart Health System.


After taking three years off, Coach Angie Irvin rejoins the coaching staff at UMS-Wright as the middle school assistant volleyball coach. Prior to the 2016 season, Coach Irvin has a total of nineteen years of coaching experience under her belt. She has served as head/assistant coach at Theodore, MGM, and Satsuma, with seven of those years at UMS-Wright.In addition to coaching middle school volleyball, Coach Irvin will be entering her second year as the middle school girls basketball coach.  She played collegiate softball at Mobile College and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a minor in education.  Coach Irvin will be starting her 25th year in education this fall, where she will be teaching Algebra I/II. She and her husband, Marty, have two children, Ashton (c/o 2014) and Tyler (10th).



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