Sami Gruse is in her 8th year of coaching at MVA. She currently the Varsity Volleyball Coach at Saint George's in Memphis and assist with all MVA & CBU clinics & camps. She attended Christian Brothers University where she held the starting Setter position. She graduated from Central Catholic High School in Lafayette, Indiana.  She received Small School Player of the Year Junior and Senior year, along with First Team All State her Senior year. She received GSC Offensive Player of the Week at CBU in 2013. Sami earned her degree in Cultural Studies from Christian Brothers University in 2015 and will earn her masters in Special Education in 2018. Sami's patience, fun personality, and extensive knowledge of volleyball, allows her to be a great coach and instructor for our younger age groups.  She is one of our highest requested coaches for running private lessons.