Stacy Edwards enters her second year as Head Coach of the Lady Bobcats Volleyball team, having led her 2014 team to the conference championship and a trip to Ashland, Oregon to compete in the opening round of the NAIA DI National Championship.
After graduating from Republic in 2005, Edwards attended Northeastern Oklahoma for two years, playing volleyball and basketball. Transferring to College of the Ozarks in 2007, she made an immediate impact on the team, earning MCAC First Team All-Conference and Newcomer of the Year honors. At the close of her playing career in 2008, Edwards was named First Team All-Conference, NAIA All-American, and ranked #6 in NAIA Division I hitting percentage. As a student assistant in 2009, she helped the Lady Cats make an appearance in the NAIA National Championship.
Edwards graduated from College of the Ozarks in 2011 with a degree in Physical Education: Health/Wellness and completed her Masters Degree in Athletics Administration at William Woods University in 2013. Coach Edwards is also a full-time instructor in the College's Physical Education Department.
Edwards has made valuable contributions to the Lady Bobcats' physical training and on-court success, while also impressing upon her team the importance of character and commitment both on and off the court.