This is Mandyís seventh year as head coach at Ventura
College. In her first season as head coach at
Ventura she led the Ventura College volleyball team
to an 18-2 record, going undefeated, and capturing
the Western State Conference championship.
Mandy attended Buena High School where she played
volleyball and basketball. She also attended
Cerritos College. While at Cerritos Mandy received
such honors as Second Team All Conference and
Honorable Mention All Conference. She was the
starting setter on the womenís team at Whittier
College in 1998 and 1999, where she had 1,994
assists. Mandy broke the Whittier College assists
record for most assists in a season with 1,040. She
also broke the Whittier College record for most
assists in a match with 73 assists in one match.
While at Whittier Mandy earned first and second team
All SCIAC awards. She was co-captain, co-MVP, and
Female Team Sport Athlete of the year in 1999.
Mandy received her BA in Child Development in 2000.
She continued on at Whittier College as the Graduate
Assistant for the womenís team pursuing her Masterís
in Education, which she received in May of 2002.
Mandy has coached for such clubs as Huntington Beach
and Channel Islands. Mandy also coached the JV girls
volleyball coach at La Serna High School in
Whittier. In 1998 & 1999 she was the menís club
volleyball coach at Whittier. Mandy continues to
coach for and is the fundraising director for
the Channel Islands Volleyball Club.
Mandy is married to Leo and has twin daughters
Isabella and Adrianna.