Coach Southall has been leading the Vandegrift Volleyball program since the fall of 2017. Since taking over the program, the vipers have had four district titles in 2017 (first in program history), 2018, 2020, and 2021. Coach Southall took the 2021 team to the 6A Region IV Finals, making the deepest playoff run in program history since joining the 6A division. Coach Southall has earned the District Coach of the Year four times in her time at Vandegrift (2018,2020,2021,2023) and also received the AVCA "30 under 30" award in the spring of 2018. She has an overall record of 209-93 at Vandegrift and has never missed a post season.
After graduating from Texas State with a BS in Mathematics and minor in coaching athletics she was hired as varsity assistant and freshmen coach at Hays High School. There she helped coach several successful teams. In 2012, Hays Varsity finished their season as Regional Quarter-Finalist, and Area Finalist for Texas 4A in 2013. Coach Southall coached club at Austin Juniors Volleyball for many years. During multiple seasons at AJV, she has coached many different teams ranging from 12s to 18s with a variety of strong USAV finishes, in addition to attending Nationals in 2015 with the 13 Mizuno. Following another successful season at Hays, Coach Southall joined the VHS Volleyball program as varsity assistant and JV flex coach in 2016. 2016 marked the first year that Vandegrift competed in the 6A classification; Coach Southall helped the varsity record major district wins over Lake Travis and finish the year as Area Finalist.
Coach Southall started playing volleyball in Katy, Texas, where she eventually lettered at 5A(now 6A) Cinco Ranch High School, winning the most valuable defensive player award her junior and senior years as well as All District. She was a major contributor to top district finishes two years in a row and regional-quarter finalist team in 2005.
Coach Southall married her husband Matt in 2015 and they have since welcomed a son in 2020 and daughter in 2022.
Position: Head Coach