Kim a native Floridian born in Naples, Florida. She attended Barron G. Collier High School where she received a D1 scholarship to play Volleyball for Stetson University. She graduated college in 1987 and decided to move to the Orlando area where she landed her first teaching and volleyball coaching position. Since coaching at the High School Varsity level, she has been in the FHSAA State Volleyball Final Four seven times. In 2014 she was the 7A FHSAA State Runner-up, and then in 2015 she won the 8A FHSAA State Championship with Winter Springs High School. That year she was awarded The Florida Dairy Farmer’s 8A Coach of the Year Award. She has also been named Coach of the Year in her Conference eleven times. Over the years, Kim has collected 8 Conference Titles, 11 District Titles, and 5 FHSAA Regional Titles. She was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2013’ at Winter Springs High School.
While coaching Club Volleyball for OVA and OTVA, Kim has won three AAU Open Division National Titles in 2012’ 2013’ and 2015’. In 2014’ she led her team to win the USAV National Open Title for OVA. She was also named the Florida Region of USA Volleyball 2014’ Outstanding Female Coach in the state of Florida.
Kim has three children. Her oldest daughter Sydney played club volleyball for 15 years for OVA before committing to Harvard University. At Harvard, she is in her senior year and is studying Mechanical Engineering. She hopes to be an astronaut. Her second daughter is Savannah. Savannah played 14 years of club volleyball for OVA and OTVA before leaving early to forgo her 18’s season to attend the University of Miami. At Miami she is a Finance major. Kim’s third child is her son Slater. Slater took up volleyball at the age of 10 and is following in his sister Savannah’s footsteps as a setter. He is currently playing for WPVC – 14 Armour and is coached by his mom.