Brief History of the Volleyball Program
Girls' Volleyball was one of the first athletic teams at SCS, having it's first season in the school's inaugural year - 1997. The team has steadily improved over the years. The Lady Flame appeared for the first time in the State Tournament in 2007 after finishing second in the Area Tournament. They repeated these results in 2008. SCS is also proud to have been represented over the years with Lady Flame members named to several All-Area Volleyball Teams. The Lady Flame were Area Champs and advanced to the super-regional tournament for three consecutive years, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Head Volleyball Coach - Chuck Owens
Coach Owens was born and raised in Raleigh, NC. He is a 1997 graduate of UNA. After graduating from college and moving to Raleigh for 20 years, he and his family felt God leading them back to Florence, AL in 2018. Coach Owens is not new to the SCS scene. His wife, Caroline Owens, is an SCS math teacher. Their 4 daughters have attended SCS: Gracie ('21 alum) and Abby, Maggie and Callie are SCS students. Coach Owens enjoys playing volleyball, basketball, baseball, and tennis. He enjoys spending time on the lake with his family and friends.
Coach Owens says, "I believe strongly in the mission of Christian Education and the role that Shoals Christian is playing in advancing the Kingdom of Christ. Volleyball is an avenue in which our students will learn to practice hard and compete well, while representing themselves, their families, and their school in a Christlike manner. Go Flame!"
Assistant Coach - Madison Hughes
Coach Madison Hughes is a 2018 graduate of Shoals Christian School. She attends UNA and majors in Exercise Science. Coach Hughes was a stellar athlete while at SCS. She earned a Doubles State Championship title in tennis. She was also a 3 time area champion in volleyball. Coach Hughes is thrilled to be back on her old stomping grounds. She says, "I am very thankful and blessed to be given this opportunity. I am excited to be able to return to Shoals Christian and begin this new journey. "
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