Coach Jessica Hagan enters her first season at the helm of the Lions volleyball program. Prior to joining the Linfield family, Coach Hagan coached at Polytechnic High School in Riverside at both the varsity and junior varsity levels and Martin Luther King Jr. High School’s freshman team. She currently coaches club volleyball at 951 Elite Volleyball Club in Murrieta. Coach Hagan’s mantra of “I am valuable, I am beautiful, and I will do better each day” is one she instills in her student-athletes as a reminder that they are fearfully and wonderfully made to do more.
As a player, Coach Hagan competed in club volleyball for eight years attending numerous national tournaments including the Junior Olympics and AAUs. She attended Martin Luther King Jr. High School where she was a part of the first girls volleyball team in school history to win a CIF title and placed second in the CIF State Finals. Coach Hagan was named MVP, CIF Division 2AA Champion of Character, and Female Athlete of the Year by the US Marine Corps.
Coach Hagan continued her volleyball career at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa on both an academic and athletic scholarships. During her time at Vanguard, she won two GSAC conference titles and placed top four at the NAIA National Tournament; both achievements were obtained for the first time in school history.
In addition to coaching volleyball, Coach Hagan is a secondary English Laguage Arts Teacher and is married to her husband Jim.