SoCal is proud to announce that our very own Karolyn Kirby has been named Head Coach and Director of Volleyball at St.Katherine’s College here in San Marcos, Ca. St.Katherine’s will be adding a women’s indoor team and men’s beach team fall 2017, followed with adding a men’s indoor team and women’s beach team spring 2018. SoCal is the Official Training Center for St.Katherine’s volleyball teams.

Kirby stated, “This is very exciting! I see this as a phenomenal opportunity for student athletes, men and women, to receive a quality education and to continue to compete in the sport they love at the collegiate level indoor and beach!   Looking forward to being a part of this awesome journey!  Go Firebirds!!”

“We are honored to have Coach Kirby join the College. Southern California is an international center of volleyball excellence, and Karolyn will be instrumental in building a great team of student athletes,” commented SKC President Frank Papatheofanis.

Saint Katherine College ( is independent, coeducational, not-for-profit, regionally accredited and privately endowed. The College admits students of all religious and faith backgrounds. All classes are taught by experienced faculty who have earned terminal degrees or possess substantial experience in their academic field.

Karolyn is SoCal’s Techincal Director, girls 13-1 and 16-1 coach, and in charge of skill and positional training for our national teams. Register for tryouts here.

See the official announcement here.

Learn more about St.Katherine’s academics and athletics.

Looking to be a part of St.Katherine’s upcoming teams? [email protected]