Kristin Keelean Assumes V-Ball Reins At Grant
By N3 Sports Team
With the retirement of Tricia Schuitema from the coaching ranks at Grant the Tigers found themselves looking for a replacement for the coach who forged a winning program including collecting conference, district and regional championships last season picking up 51 wins along the way.
They didn’t need to go far before finding their coach, selecting Kristin Keelean from within their own department to lead the Lady Tigers.
Grant Athletic Director Paige Paulsen sent out the following announcement:
“It is with great excitement that Grant Public Schools announces the hiring of Kristin Keelean as our Head Varsity Volleyball Coach. As Athletic Director I was impressed by her knowledge, passion and composure throughout the hiring process. Kristin will be able to lead a volleyball program that as a history of success and a solid foundation that has been built over the last several years.
“I would like to thank Tricia Schuitema for all her hard work and dedication to Grant Volleyball and all our athletic programs. I am confident Kristin will continue the great tradition at Grant and build through her known knowledge and success. I am elated to add a person to our program who will help build on the positive culture that continues to grow in our athletic department.”
Volleyball will officially start practice this year on August 9th and the first match will be on August 18th