RRIV Hires Oliver as Executive Club Director
Stephanie is no stranger to athletics, growing up she was a three-sport varsity athlete in volleyball, basketball and track & field in high school at Killdeer High School. From there she attended Williston State College and then Rochester University in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Stephanie was the Libero at Rochester University and Williston State College. At WSC, Oliver was nominated on the All-Region Team, Volleyball Nebraska All-Tournament Team. At Rochester University, Oliver was named Libero of the Year, NAIA All-American, USCAA First Team All-American, NAIA top 5 finish for most digs, Academic All-American, All Conference Team for NAIA.
In addition, Oliver coached at Brighton High School in Michigan as the Head Volleyball Coach. Taking the Bull-dogs to a 31-9 overall finish of the season, taking 2nd place in the Region Tournament.
Oliver has also coached at Legacy Volleyball Club for both 18 Nationals and 13-14 National teams. Legacy is known as the #1 volleyball club in the state of Michigan where many players have been recruited to play college volleyball.
Stephanie coached at Iowa Central Community College as Interim Head Volleyball Head. First year coaching for Iowa Central had a 32-19 overall record, finished as Region XI Champions and took the Tritions to a 9th place finish in NJCAA National Championship games back in 2014-2015. Taking the school to its 3rd national tournament in 2 years. Oliver was also named coach of the year for District C NJCAA.
Prior to Red River Infinity Volleyball Club, she served as the Head Coach for the Womens Volleyball team at Iowa Central College, and Elms College, both of which her teams had conference winning seasons and a national tournament birth. Additionally, she was the head Strength and Conditioning coach at Elms College, where she trained and oversaw the training for all sports.
As a strength coach she has worked with and learned from some of the best strength coaches in the industry. She was an assistant strength coach at Michigan Elite Conditioning for Athletes with David Lawrence; a Level 5 Poliquin strength coach. She performed athlete assessments and designed programs for NFL and college and high school athletes.
She has also worked as a strength coach at Prentiss Human Performance with Ben Prentiss, Level 5 Poliquin strength coach and NHL consultant, training several players and Division 1 athletes for their respective sport.
Graduated from Rochester College B.A. Business Management; Logan University M.S. Sports Performance & Rehabilitation.
Certifications: Olympic Weightlifting Level 1, Kilo Program Design Advance Programing/Sports Specific Programming, PICP Level 1, Posture Pro Certified, First Aid/CPR, ACE-CPT, CSCS.
Stephanie will make an immediate positive impact to our club and our community.