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2019 Australian Volleyball Recruit – Katie Abbey

The Athlete

  • Position: Pass hit, Opposite & Setter
  • Height: 5 ft 8
  • Strengths:
    • Strong defending skills
    • Fast reflexes
    • Powerful serve and spike technique
    • Elite level endurance
    • Resilience
    • Growth mind set
    • Positive attitude
    • Great team communicator
    • Respect for coaches & team members
    • Enthusiastic
    • Reliable listener
    • Determined
  • Teams Represented:
    • 2018 – High School Opens Division 2 volleyball A team
    • 2018 – Easts Opens Division 1 womens volleyball A team
    • 2017 & 2018 – Easts U18’s womens volleyball A team
    • 2017 & 2018 – National Australian Junior Volleyball Schools Cup Opens Division 1 volleyball A team
    • 2017 & 2018 – District volleyball team
    • 2017 – High School Opens Division 1 volleyball A team
    • Scholarship with Queensland Academy of Sport training squad
    • 2015 – U15 State Team – Queensland Christian Schools Sports Assoc.
  • Awards Received:
    • 2018 – MVP for Easts U18’s Womens team
    • 2018 – Captain for Easts U18’s Womens team
    • 2018 – Opens Div 2 – Captain for High School
    • 2017 –  MIP for Easts U18’s Womens team
    • 2017 – Opens Div 1 – Second Captain for High School
  • See link below for Coach Reference
  • See link below for Athletic Resume
  • View snapshot video below

The Student

  • Attends: Redlands College, QLD Australia
  • Preferred area of study: Exercise & Sport Science, Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Awards Received:
    • Thomas Todd Bursary Trust Award for Highest Academic Achiever in Vocational Education and Training
    • Silver award for academic success
    • Outstanding Academic Achievement for Certificate II in Business
    • Outstanding Academic Achievement for English Communication
    • Outstanding Academic Improvement Award for Information Technology
  • See link below for academic reference

The Person

  • Those who know Katie describe her as determined, reliable and someone who displays a mature and helpful attitude in both her scholastic and sporting pursuits.
  • A natural leader, Katie always puts her team’s needs ahead of her own. She is committed, coachable, and always striving to improve her skills.
  • Katie is an active participant in the greater community. She has voluntarily participated in Clean Up Australia day, as a Sunday School teacher at Redlands Church of Christ & has recently received a certificate of appreciation for volunteer work and support at Ronald McDonald House, South East Queensland.
  • See link to School Character Reference below

Video


If you feel that Katie could be a good fit, please contact Maria Hopes.

Phone: +61 414 477 476 | Email: [email protected] | Skype: maria.hopes