Coaches


Head Volleyball Coach                             Kim Fuller

Assistant Varsity Volleyball Coach           D'ann Vander Laan

Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach               Macie Walker

Freshman A/B Volleyball Coach              Shawna Cardona



Coach Kim Fuller

 


Coach Fuller graduated with honors from Texas A&M University, where she majored in Psychology and English. She also teaches reading at CRHS. Coach Fuller has opened 3 high schools (Cedar Park HS, Vista Ridge HS, and Cedar Ridge HS) and has 17 years of head coaching experience. She has had the honor of tallying 3 STATE Tournament appearances as a head coach in 2 different sports (volleyball and soccer). In 2007, her Vista Ridge volleyball team finished as the 4A STATE Runner-ups. She was named "Coach of the Year” for 5 years, in addition to being named the Region IV All-Star Coach.  She also lead her teams to 6 District Championships (4 undefeated). In 2001 and 2002, she led her Cedar Park soccer team to two Final 4 appearances, finishing as the 4A State Runner-ups in 2002.  In 2015, Coach Fuller and the Lady Raiders compiled a 30-17 record as they earned a volleyball playoff berth for the first time in school history.  Coach Fuller is married to her high school sweetheart, Kris (former head basketball coach at CRHS).  They have two daughters, Kennedy (9) and Kamdyn (8) and a son, Kolton (3).  


Coach D'Ann Vander Laan

An Austin native, Coach Vander Laan attended St. Mary's University on a dual scholarship in basketball and soccer. She graduated with honors, earning a degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Health. Her teaching and coaching career has spanned 22 years. During her 15 years at Pflugerville Connally High School, she served as the Varsity assistant coach for volleyball and basketball. This school year will mark her 5th at Cedar Ridge High School. She will be teaching Physical Education.  She is the Varsity assistant for volleyball and will also be coaching basketball.

 

Coach Shawna Cardona

Shawna Cardona graduated from Connally High School (2000). Received a scholarship to play softball at Texas A&M in Kingsville while earning a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Spanish (2004). Cardona also received her Masters in Kinesiology with a cohort in softball at Texas Woman's University (2010). Coaching Experience: Austin Storm 16-under (Summer 2002). She had coached 8 years at Connally High School with 8 of the years being the Head Softball Coach. This is Coach Cardona's 13th year as an educator and as a Volleyball/Softball coach. She is entering her second year as an inclusion teacher at Cedar Ridge High School. She is married to Matthew Cardona and they have a son named Abel and daughter Emilia.


Coach Macie Walker

Coach Walker graduated from Hutto High School and went on to graduate with honors from Tarleton State University where she received a scholarship to play volleyball. While at Hutto, she lettered 4 years in volleyball and track. She was district Setter of the Year twice, All-State, Academic All-State, and 2 time Regional qualifier in discus. While at Tarleton, won the Lone Star Conference, Conference Tournament, and earned a berth to the NCAA tournament twice. She was also named Iron Texan and Academic-All Conference. Coach Walker will be teaching World History while coaching Junior Varsity Volleyball and Assistant Track.