Varsity Head Coach
Coach Owens is a native of Monroe Co. and is entering her 19th year of teaching. 2020 marks her 1st year at ACE and 1st year coaching Volleyball. Her teaching assignments include Civics and US History.
Varsity Assistant Community Coach
This is Coach Seymour’s 2nd year involved with ACE Volleyball as a Community Coach. Coach Seymour played D1 Volleyball at NC State University, followed by a brief Professional Beach career in the Women's Professional Volleyball Association. She was a Middle Blocker for NCSU and still holds the career kill % at NC State. Professionally, Coach Seymour holds an MBA from South Carolina, a BS Nursing from Macon State College, and works as an RN locally. She is married to Frank Seymour (30 years) and has 2 children: Nicole, 21 at Willamette University in Oregon, and CJ, 18, who just graduated in the class of 2020 from ACE and will be playing baseball in college at Prairie State College in Illinois.
Junior High Head Coach
Christy Donaghy is entering her second year as the Head Coach for the Junior High Volleyball team. Coach Donaghy played four years of varsity volleyball during her high school career as well as two seasons of club volleyball. Upon graduation, she was named as Maryland’s Frederick County Volleyball Player of the Year, and she held her high school’s record for career kills. Coach Donaghy went on to play four years of college basketball at Grove City College where she double majored in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education. She continued her education by earning her M. Ed. from the University of Maryland. Coach Donaghy has coached varsity volleyball teams at Carlynton High School (PA) and then at Boonsboro High School (MD), where she led her team to the state quarterfinals.