CBC names new head volleyball coach

From CBC Sports
Darryl McPhate, Sports Information Director

CONWAY – Shatel Gaines has been named the Head Volleyball Coach at Central Baptist College.  Gaines, originally from Jonesboro, Ark., received a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Arkansas State University.

Gaines comes to CBC from Cape Girardeau, Mo., where she served as Volleyball Coach at Cape Girardeau High School.  She has five years of coaching experience in different capacities at the high school and Junior Olympic (J.O.) levels.

“Coach Gaines fits our mission at CBC,” CBC Athletic Director Lyle Middleton said.  “We believe she has the experience and expertise to make an impact at the college level.  I am excited for our current players and recruits.”

Gaines attended high school at Jonesboro High School where she earned all-conference honors and all state volleyball honors.  She also earned female athlete of the year her senior year of high school.

Gaines is married to Chris and they have one daughter.

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