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Deb Peterson

Girls Head Coach

Name: Deb Peterson

Hometown: Aurora, CO

Years of playing experience/ where played/awards earned:
I’ve been playing for 15 years! I played at Desert Ridge High School in Mesa, AZ; both Jr and Sr year I got MVP for Desert Ridge along with All-Conference. I also was on scholarship and played all four years at Arizona Christian University. My last two years at ACU I was a GSAC scholar athlete and set records for blocks. I played RS and MB.


Years of coaching experience: 8

Places/Levels/Ages coached:
Barry Goldwater HS: Men’s Varsity Head coach 3rd year
North Canyon HS: Women’s Varsity Assistant coach 2nd year
Club One and Lady Crusaders Club Volleyball: all ages! From 12s to 18s: 6 years club experience

MVC Head Coach Boys MVC 14 Black Team & Developmental.

Greatest Personal Coaching Moment:
Getting the men’s volleyball program at Goldwater to playoffs for the first time in school history!


Coaching Philosophy/Why you love to coach:
Coaching has always been a passion of mine. I love seeing progress from my athletes and value improvement from every practice. I’m big on creating an environment where my athletes will continually grow and learn from their experiences. I strive to have my athletes give their all every practice and have an understanding that growth is a result of hard work. I want to train athletes not just as volleyball players. I believe it is important for the athletes to gain IQ in the sport along with technical skill. I want challenging practices that push the athletes through competition with their teammates, overall making them better players. WINNING IS THE GOAL; GROWTH IS THE MEANS!!!


When I’m not coaching volleyball, I am normally playing it! I also hang out with my husband and our 3 pups! I also love road trips and music!