Monica holmes

Monica attended the University of North Carolina Charlotte on a volleyball scholarship and was a nationally ranked, middle hitter for the 49ers.  After graduation, she was a member of the Women's Professional Volleyball Association, National Volleyball Association, competed in Europe and the U.S.  She has held coaching positions at Santa Monica College, Hofstra University, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and Columbia University.  Monica is a former associate professor of physical education with over fifteen years of coaching experience.  She holds a BA in English from UNC Charlotte and MA in Physical Education from Teachers College at Columbia University.

Monica is an avid motorcyclist and sailor.  She is a Motorcycle Safety Foundation and  American Sailing Association instructor.  In 2011 she completed a motorcycle ride from Tucson, AZ to Ushuaia, Argentina.  She loves to play golf, practices yoga and when she's not in motion, enjoys a good book.