coach julie gebhards
Coach Gebhards, 12 Smack coach for our Elgin program, has been heavily involved in volleyball for over 20 years as a coach, player and mother to five players in her volleyball-happy family. Julie started for four years in high school in northern California before signing to play collegiately at The Master's College, where she started at setter. Julie then entered the coaching ranks at a local high school and different clubs in the area until taking a sabbatical to start a family. Julie returned to coaching two years ago to instruct her own kids in recreational leagues and coached for one season at Harvest Christian Academy in Elgin before joining Serve City.
Julie will be assisted by her oldest daughter, Shea, who has played volleyball competitively for several years. She and her husband, Kurt, campus pastor at Harvest Bible Chapel in Rolling Meadows, live with their six children in Palatine.